Huge Stocks Achieving 52-Week Highs as Dow Jones Finishes Up 200 Points

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about 14 stocks that hit 52-week highs in today’s trading. Note that this list excludes all stocks with a market capitalization less than $10 billion:

  1. Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT): Up 3.29% to $35.78. Kraft Foods Inc. is a food and beverage company. The Company manufactures and markets packaged food products, including snacks, beverages, cheese, convenient meals and various packaged grocery products. Kraft sells its products throughout the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  2. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA): Up 2.5% to $366.59. MasterCard, Inc. is a global payment solutions company that provides a variety of services in support of the credit, debit and related payment programs of financial institutions. The Company offers transaction processing services for credit and debit cards, electronic cash, automated teller machines, and travelers checks. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  3. Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): Up 1.86% to $20.81. Duke Energy Corporation is an energy company located primarily in the Americas that owns an integrated network of energy assets. The Company manages a portfolio of natural gas and electric supply, delivery, and trading businesses in the United States and Latin America. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  4. Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL): Up 17.94% to $118.92. The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures and markets a wide range of skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products. The Company’s products are sold in countries and territories around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  5. American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP): Up 1.32% to $39.87. American Electric Power Company, Inc.(NYSE:AEP)is a public utility holding company. The Company provides electric service, consisting of generation, transmission and distribution, on an integrated basis to their retail customers. AEP serves portions of the states of Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  6. PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL): Up 1.97% to $30.00. PPL Corporation is an energy and utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates electricity from power plants in the northeastern and western United States, and markets wholesale and retail energy primarily in the northeastern and western portions of the United States, and delivers electricity in Pennsylvania and the United Kingdom. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  7. Progress Energy Inc. (NYSE:PGN): Up 1.66% to $53.18. Progress Energy, Inc. is an integrated electric utility that provides energy and energy-related products and services in the Southeast United States. The Company serves electric and gas customers in the Carolinas and in Florida. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  8. iShares iBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bond (NYSE:LQD): Up 0.05% to $115.35. iShares iBoxx $ Investment Grade Corporate Bond Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks results that correspond to the price and yield performance of a segment of the US investment grade corporate bond market as defined by the iBoxx $ Liquid Investment Grade Index. The Index measures the performance of a fixed number of investment grade corporate bonds. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  9. Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL): Up 1.43% to $26.20. Xcel Energy, Inc. provides electric and natural gas services. The Company offers a variety of energy-related services, including generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity and natural gas throughout the United States. Xcel utilities serve customers in portions of Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  10. W.W. Grainger, Inc. (NYSE:GWW): Up 2.62% to $179.12. W.W. Grainger, Inc. distributes maintenance, repair and operating supplies, and related information to the commercial, industrial, contractor, and institutional markets in North America. The Company’s products include motors, HVAC equipment, lighting, hand and power tools, pumps, and electrical equipment. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  11. Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST): Up 4.89% to $40.13. Fastenal Company sell industrial and construction supplies in a wholesale and retail fashion. The Company markets its products and services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Singapore, China, and The Netherlands. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  12. Randgold Resources Limited (NASDAQ:GOLD): Up 4.41% to $118.74. Randgold Resources Limited is a gold mining and exploration company. The Company conducts gold mining operations in regions throughout the gold regions of Africa. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  13. O’Reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY): Up 1.36% to $77.36. O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. retails and supplies automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories. The Company sells its products to do-it-yourself customers and professional mechanics or service technicians. O’Reilly operates stores throughout the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  14. Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST): Up 2.96% to $89.19. Ross Stores, Inc. operates a national chain of off-price retail apparel stores. The stores offer brand-name apparel, apparel-related merchandise for the entire family, fragrances, gift items, and linens for the home. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from FINVIZ.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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