These Golden Stocks Hit 52-Week Highs As Traders Bored By Markets

Here are the top stocks, with a market cap greater than $10 billion, that hit 52-week highs in today’s trading:

  1. AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T): Down 0.23% to $30.70. AT&T Inc. is a communications holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides local and long-distance phone service, wireless and data communications, Internet access and messaging, IP-based and satellite television, security services, telecommunications equipment, and directory advertising and publishing.
  2. Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (NYSE:VTI): Up 0.06% to $69.14. Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF is an exchange-traded share class of the Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund registered in the USA. The Fund’s objective seeks to match the performance of a benchmark index that measures the investment return of the overall stock market. The Fund consists of all of the common stocks regularly traded on the NYSE and AMEX and Nasdaq OTC market.
  3. Unilever NV (NYSE:UN): Up 0.51% to $31.60. Unilever NV manufactures branded and packaged consumer goods, including food, detergents, fragrances, home and personal care products.
  4. British American Tobacco plc (AMEX:BTI): Up 1.21% to $83.60. British American Tobacco PLC is the holding company for a group of companies that manufacture, market and sell cigarettes and other tobacco products, including cigars and roll-your-own tobacco.
  5. SAP AG (NYSE:SAP): Up 1.28% to $63.13. SAP AG is a multinational software company. The Company develops business software, including e-business and enterprise management software, consults on organizational usage of its applications software, and provides training services. SAP markets its products and services worldwide.
  6. SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE:GLD): Up 1.58% to $142.05. SPDR Gold Trust is an investment fund incorporated in the USA. The investment objective of the Trust is for the Shares to reflect the performance of the price of gold bullion, less the Trust’s expenses. The Trust holds gold and is expected from time to time to issue Baskets in exchange for deposits of gold and to distribute gold in connection with redemptions of Baskets.
  7. EI DuPont de Nemours & Co. (NYSE:DD): Up 0.85% to $56.06. E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company is a global chemical and life sciences company, with businesses that include agriculture and industrial biotechnology, chemistry, biology, materials science and manufacturing. The Company operates globally and offers a wide range of products and services for markets including agriculture and food, building and construction, electronics and communications.
  8. Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU): Down 1.02% to $141.65. Baidu, Inc. operates an Internet search engine. The Company offers algorithmic search, enterprise search, pay for performance and news, MP3, and image searches.
  9. Vanguard MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSE:VWO): Down 0.28% to $50.07. Vanguard Emerging Markets ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks to track the performance of the MSCI Daily TR Net Emerging Markets USD Index. The Fund invests its assets in the stocks that make up the Index, holding each stock in the same proportion as its weighting.
  10. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index (NYSE:EEM): Down 0.2% to $49.77. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the MSCI TR Emerging Markets Index. The Fund will concentrate its investments in a particular industry or geographic region to approximately the same extent the Index is so concentrated.
  11. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW): Up 1.34% to $38.66. The Dow Chemical Company is a diversified chemical company that provides chemical, plastic, and agricultural products and services to various essential consumer markets. The Company serves customers in countries around the world in markets such as food, transportation,health and medicine, personal care, and construction.
  12. Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE:GG): Up 6.02% to $52.16. Goldcorp, Inc. is a North American gold producer. The Company has gold mining operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and Australia. Goldcorp owns the Red Lake mine in Ontario.
  13. Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST): Up 1.02% to $74.93. Costco Wholesale Corporation operates wholesale membership warehouses in multiple countries. The Company sells all kinds of food, automotive supplies, toys, hardware, sporting goods, jewelry, electronics, apparel, health and beauty aids, as well as other goods.
  14. BCE, Inc. (NYSE:BCE): Up 1.13% to $36.84. 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.
  15. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADP): Down 0.42% to $51.79. Automatic Data Processing, Inc. is a global provider of business outsourcing solutions. The Company’s services include a wide range of human resource, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions. Automatic Data also provides solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine and recreational vehicle dealers.
  16. Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA): Down 0.86% to $34.60. Encana Corporation explores for, develops, produces, and markets natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. The Company operates in North and South America.
  17. priceline.com Incorporated (NASDAQ:PCLN): Down 0.32% to $516.94. Priceline.com Incorporated enables consumers to use the Internet to save money on a variety of products and services. The Company’s product allows customers to name their own price on products or services and communicates that demand directly to participating sellers or to their private databases. Participants include domestic and international airlines, and hotel chains.
  18. Enbridge Inc. (NYSE:ENB): Down 0.35% to $62.59. 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.
  19. NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE): Up 0.21% to $56.31. 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.
  20. LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB): Up 1.7% to $41.34. LyondellBasell Industries NV is a manufacturing company. The Company produces chemicals, fuels, and polymers used for packaging, clean fuels, durable textiles, medical applications, construction materials, and automotive parts. LyondellBasell Industries operates globally and is headquartered in the Netherlands.
  21. Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:TYC): Up 2.12% to $47.15. Tyco International Ltd. provides security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products.
  22. The Blackstone Group (NYSE:BX): Up 0.85% to $18.94. The Blackstone Group LP is a global alternative asset manager and provider of financial advisory services. The firm’s asset management businesses include the management of corporate private equity funds, real estate funds, mezzanine funds, proprietary hedge funds and closed-end mutual funds. Blackstone also provides M&A and reorganization advisory, as well as private placement services.
  23. Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE:RAI): Up 0.25% to $36.08. 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.
  24. iShares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM): Up 0.54% to $85.19. iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the Russell 2000 Index Fund. The Index measures the performance of the small-capitalization sector of the U.S. equity market. The Fund uses a Representative Sampling strategy to try to track the Index.
  25. Alcoa, Inc. (NYSE:AA): Up 2.79% to $18.05. Alcoa Inc. produces primary aluminum, fabricated aluminum, and alumina, and participates in mining, refining, smelting, fabricating, and recycling. The Company serves customers worldwide primarily in the transportation, packaging, building, and industrial markets with both fabricated and finished products.

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