These Companies Hit 52-Week Stock Price Highs as S&P Closes at 1340

Here are stocks that hit their highest price in the past 12 months. Note that this list excludes all stocks with a market capitalization less than $10 billion:

  1. Limited Brands, Inc. (NYSE:LTD): Up 1.99% to $42.45. Limited Brands, Inc. owns and operates specialty stores throughout the United States. The Company, through its retail stores, offer a wide range of products, including women’s apparel, women’s lingerie, beauty products and accessories, personal care, and home fragrance products. The Company’s stores also offer products via the Internet.
  2. Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE:BXP): Up 1.25% to $105.71. Boston Properties, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The trust owns, manages, and develops office properties in the United States, with a significant presence in Boston, Washington, D.C., Midtown Manhattan and San Francisco.
  3. Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS): Up 0.28% to $25.33. Discover Financial Services is a credit card issuer and electronic payment services company. The Company issues credit cards and offers student and personal loans, as well as savings products such as certificates of deposit and money market accounts and operates an automated teller machine(ATM)/debit network, which includes ATMs, as well as POS terminals nationwide.
  4. Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M): Up 2.82% to $29.20. Macy’s, Inc. operates department stores in the United States. The Company also operates direct mail catalog and electronic commerce subsidiaries. Macy’s retail stores sell a wide range of merchandise, including men’s, women’s and children’s apparel and accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods.
  5. Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM): Up 3.08% to $80.05. Humana Inc. is a managed health care company with medical members located in the United States and Puerto Rico. The Company offers coordinated health care through health maintenance organizations, preferred provider organizations, point-of-service plans, and administrative services products. Humana offers its products to employer groups, government-sponsored plans, and individuals.
  6. CIGNA Corporation (NYSE:CI): Up 3.16% to $49.65. CIGNA Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides group life and health insurance, managed care products and services, retirement products and services, and individual financial services worldwide. The Company also sells individual life and health insurance and annuity products in selected international locations.
  7. The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MHP): Up 1.72% to $43.22. Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies is a leading global financial information and education company that helps professionals and students succeed in the Knowledge Economy. Leading brands include Standard & Poor’s, McGraw-Hill Education, Platts energy information services and J.D. Power and Associates. The Corporation has approximately 21,000 employees with more than 280 offices in 40 countries. Sales in 2010 were $6.2 billion.
  8. Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ:DISH): Up 3.63% to $29.94. DISH Network Corp. provides a direct broadcast satellite subscription television service in the United States.
  9. Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG): Up 1.86% to $32.91. Republic Services, Inc. provides non-hazardous solid waste collection and disposal services in the United States. The Company provides solid waste collection services for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers. Republic also operates transfer stations, landfills, and recycling facilities.
  10. Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL): Down 0.2% to $25.18. 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.
  11. Analog Devices Inc. (NYSE:ADI): Up 5.89% to $42.60. Analog Devices, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets integrated circuits used in analog and digital signal processing. The Company’s products are used in communications, computer, industrial, instrumentation, military/aerospace, automotive, and high-performance consumer electronics applications. Analog Devices sells its products worldwide.
  12. Dollar General Corporation (NYSE:DG): Up 1.31% to $34.06. Dollar General Corp. operates a chain of discount retail stores located primarily in the southern, southwestern, midwestern and eastern United States. The Company offer a broad selection of merchandise, including consumable products such as food, paper and cleaning products, health and beauty products and pet supplies, and non-consumable products such as seasonal merchandise.

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