Large Cap Stocks Achieving 52-Week Highs as DJIA Closes at 12,107

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about 38 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:

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT): Up 0.34% to $59.39. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates discount stores, supercenters, and neighborhood markets. The Company’s discount stores and supercenters offer merchandise such as apparel, housewares, small appliances, electronics, and hardware. Walmart’s markets offer a full-line supermarket and a limited assortment of general merchandise. The Company operates nationally and internationally. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE): Up 1.03% to $21.68. Pfizer Inc. is a research-based, global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets medicines for humans and animals. The Company’s products include prescription pharmaceuticals, non-prescription self-medications, and animal health products such as anti-infective medicines and vaccines. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Philip Morris International, Inc. (NYSE:PM): Up 1.93% to $78.18. Philip Morris International Inc., through its subsidiaries, affiliates and their licensees, produces, sells, distributes, and markets a wide range of branded cigarettes and tobacco products in markets outside of the United States of America. The Company’s portfolio comprises both international and local brands. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Merck & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MRK): Up 0.7% to $37.33. Merck & Co., Inc. is a global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of human and animal health products. Merck’s products include a treatment for elevated cholesterol, a treatment for male pattern hair loss, a preventive treatment for osteoporosis, a treatment for hypertension, and a treatment for allergic rhinitis. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ): Up 0.05% to $39.23. Verizon Communications Inc. is an integrated telecommunications company that provides wire line voice and data services, wireless services, Internet services, and published directory information. The Company also provides network services for the federal government including business phone lines, data services, telecommunications equipment and payphones. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD): Up 0.38% to $99.20. McDonald’s Corporation operates and franchises fast-food restaurants worldwide. The Company’s franchised and company operated fast food restaurants offer a variety of low price fast foods in locations around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT): Up 1.19% to $37.35. 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 >>

The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD): Up 0.12% to $42.00. The Home Depot, Inc. is a home improvement retailer that sells building materials and home improvement products. The Company’s sell a wide assortment of building materials, home improvement and lawn and garden products and provide a number of services. Home Depot operates throughout the U.S. (including Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam), Canada, China, and Mexico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO): Up 1.51% to $30.31. Altria Group, Inc. is a holding company. The Company, through subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products, including cigars and pipe tobacco. Altria holds an interest in a brewery company. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY): Up 0.74% to $35.29. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company is a global biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures and sells pharmaceutical and nutritional products. The Company’s products and experimental therapies address cancer, heart disease, HIV/AIDS, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, hepatitis, organ transplant rejection and psychiatric disorders. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN): Up 3.24% to $63.14. Amgen Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets human therapeutics based on cellular and molecular biology. The Company focuses its research on secreted protein and small molecule therapeutics, with particular emphasis on neuroscience and cancer. Amgen concentrates on the areas of hematology, cancer, infectious disease, endocrinology, neurobiology, and inflammation. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS): Up 1.66% to $40.46. CVS Caremark Corporation is an integrated pharmacy health care provider. The Company’s offerings include pharmacy benefit management services; mail order, retail and specialty pharmacy; disease management programs; and retail clinics. The company operates drugstores throughout the U.S., the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE:LLY): Up 1.09% to $41.57. Eli Lilly and Company discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells pharmaceutical products for humans and animals. The Company’s products are sold in countries around the world. Eli Lilly’s products include neuroscience products, endocrine products, anti-infectives, cardiovascular agents, oncology products, and animal health products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Southern Company (NYSE:SO): Up 0.97% to $45.86. Southern Company is a public utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates, wholesales, and retails electricity in the southeastern United States. The Company also offers wireless telecommunications services, and provides businesses with two-way radio, telephone, paging, and Internet access services as well as wholesales fiber optic solutions. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX): Up 0.4% to $45.24. Starbucks Corporation retails, roasts, and provides its own brand of specialty coffee. The Company operates retail locations worldwide and sells whole bean coffees through its sales group, direct response business, supermarkets, and on the World Wide Web. Starbucks also produces and sells bottled coffee drinks and a line of ice creams. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

BCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE): Up 1.62% to $40.18. BCE Inc., provides a full range of communication services to residential and business customers in Canada. The Company’s services includes local, long distance and wireless phone services, high speed and wireless Internet access, IP-broadband services, value-added business solutions and direct-to-home satellite and VDSL television services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE:D): Up 1.29% to $52.79. Dominion Resources, Inc., a diversified utility holding company, generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electric energy in Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. The Company produces, transports, distributes, and markets natural gas to customers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB): Up 0.62% to $73.05. Kimberly-Clark Corporation is a global health and hygiene company that manufactures and provides consumer products. The Company’s products include diapers, tissues, paper towels, incontinence care products, surgical gowns, and disposable face masks. Kimberly-Clark’s products are sold in countries around the world. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): Up 1.17% to $21.65. 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 >>

Enbridge Inc. (NYSE:ENB): Up 1.31% to $36.46. Enbridge Inc. provides energy transportation, distribution, and related services in North America and internationally. The Company operates a crude oil and liquids pipeline system, is involved in international energy projects, and is involved in natural gas transmission and midstream businesses. Enbridge also distributes natural gas and electricity, and provides retail energy products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (NYSE:KMP): Up 1.24% to $81.86. Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P., is a pipeline transportation and energy storage company. The Company operates pipelines and terminals. The pipelines transport natural gas, gasoline, crude oil, carbon dioxide and other products; and its terminals store petroleum products and chemicals, and handle bulk materials like coal and petroleum coke. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE): Up 1.6% to $59.68. NextEra Energy, Inc. is a clean energy company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electric energy utilizing natural gas, wind and nuclear resources. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE:RAI): Up 1.17% to $41.49. Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures tobacco and smokeless tobacco products. The Company’s subsidiary sells its products in the United States and its territories. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

American Tower Corp. (NYSE:AMT): Down 0.69% to $59.39. American Tower Corporation owns, operates, and develops wireless communications and broadcast towers in the United States. The Company leases antennae sites on multi-tenant towers for a diverse range of wireless communications industries, including personal communications services, paging, and cellular. American Tower also offers a variety of network development services. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Public Storage (NYSE:PSA): Up 0.51% to $131.53. Public Storage is a real estate investment trust. The trust’s principal business activities include the acquisition, development, ownership and operation of self-storage facilities in the United States. Public Storage also own an equity interest in an owner and operator of self-storage facilities in Europe. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

El Paso Corp. (NYSE:EP): Up 0.94% to $25.79. El Paso Corporation operates natural gas pipeline and storage facilities, transports natural gas, and imports liquefied natural gas. El Paso also explores for and produces natural gas. The Company has operations in the United States, Brazil, and Egypt. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Spectra Energy Corp. (NYSE:SE): Up 1.57% to $30.50. Spectra Energy Corporation transmits, stores, distributes, gathers, and processes natural gas. The Company provides transportation and storage of natural gas to customers in various regions of the northeastern and southeastern United States, the Maritime Provinces in Canada and the Pacific Northwest in the United States and Canada, and the province of Ontario, Canada. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP): Up 2.28% to $40.85. 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 >>

Consolidated Edison Inc. (NYSE:ED): Up 1.55% to $61.74. Consolidated Edison, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a variety of energy related products and services. The Company supplies electric service in New York, parts of New Jersey, and Pennsylvania as well as supplies electricity to wholesale customers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Coca-Cola FEMSA S.A.B de C.V. (NYSE:KOF): Up 1.38% to $95.44. Coca-Cola Femsa, S.A.B. de C.V. (Femsa) bottles beverages. The Company bottles and distributes branded beverages in Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, and Argentina. In some countries Femsa also markets water, beer, and other products. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Progress Energy Inc. (NYSE:PGN): Up 0.81% to $54.99. 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 >>

Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE:MJN): Up 2.78% to $76.46. Mead Johnson Nutrition Company manufactures nutritional products for infants, children, and expectant and nursing mothers. The Company markets its products in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Hershey Co. (NYSE:HSY): Up 1.76% to $60.62. The Hershey Company manufactures chocolate and sugar confectionery products. The Company’s principal products include confectionery and snack products; gum and mint refreshment products; and food and beverage enhancers such as baking ingredients, toppings and beverages. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL): Up 1.22% to $27.44. 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 >>

Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST): Down 0.25% to $43.12. 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 >>

Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. (NYSE:PAA): Up 1.93% to $71.80. Plains All American Pipeline, L.P. is involved in interstate and intrastate crude oil pipeline transportation and crude oil terminalling storage activities. The Partnership is also involved in gathering and marketing activities. Plains owns and operates a seasonally heated, common carrier crude oil pipe-line extending from CA to TX and an oil gathering system in CA. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE:CAG): Up 1.03% to $26.46. ConAgra Foods, Inc. manufactures and markets packaged foods for retail consumers, restaurants and institutions. The Company offers a wide range of food products, including meals, entrees, condiments, sides, snacks, specialty potato products, milled grain ingredients, dehydrated vegetables and seasonings, and blends and flavors. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

O’Reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY): Down 0.74% to $80.71. 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 >>

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

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