These Stocks Achieved 52-Week Highs As Dow Ticks Higher

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

  1. PetroChina Co. Ltd. (NYSE:PTR): Up 1.02% to $156.28. PetroChina Company Limited explores, develops, and produces crude oil and natural gas. The Company also refines, transports, and distributes crude oil and petroleum products, produces and sells chemicals, and transmits, markets and sells natural gas.
  2. BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE:BHP): Up 1.21% to $99.58. BHP Billiton Limited is an international resources company. The Company’s principal business lines are mineral exploration and production, including coal, iron ore, gold, titanium, ferroalloys, nickel and copper concentrate, as well as petroleum exploration, production, and refining.
  3. BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL): Up 0.74% to $83.04. BHP Billiton Plc is an international resources company. The Company’s principal business lines are mineral exploration and production, including coal, iron ore, gold, titanium, ferroalloys, nickel and copper concentrate, as well as petroleum exploration, production, and refining.
  4. Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX): Down 0.61% to $108.66. Chevron Corporation is an integrated energy company with operations in countries located around the world. The Company produces and transports crude oil and natural gas. Chevron also refines, markets, and distributes fuels as well as is involved in chemical operations, mining operations, power generation and energy services.
  5. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO): Up 0.24% to $67.63. The Coca-Cola Company manufactures, markets, and distributes soft drink concentrates and syrups. The Company also distributes and markets juice and juice-drink products. Coca-Cola distributes its products to retailers and wholesalers in the United States and internationally.
  6. Philip Morris International, Inc. (NYSE:PM): Up 0.4% to $65.81. 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.
  7. Fomento Econ (NYSE:FMX): Down 0.05% to $60.73. Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V. (FEMSA) is an integrated beverage company. The Company through its subsidiaries produces, distributes and markets large-scale soft drinks, beer and convenience stores throughout Latin America, the United States and Mexico.
  8. Eni SpA (NYSE:E): Up 0.28% to $50.41. Eni S.p.A. explores for and produces hydrocarbons in Italy, Africa, the North Sea, the Gulf of Mexico, Kazakhstan, and Australia. The Company both produces natural gas and imports it for sale in Italy and elsewhere in Europe. Eni transports natural gas in pipelines. The Company generates and trades electricity, refines oil, and operates gasoline service stations.
  9. Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (NYSE:VTI): Up 0.26% to $69.32. 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.
  10. Unilever NV (NYSE:UN): Up 0.98% to $31.91. Unilever NV manufactures branded and packaged consumer goods, including food, detergents, fragrances, home and personal care products.
  11. China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (NYSE:CHA): Up 0.78% to $64.23. China Telecom Corporation Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides wireline telephone, data, and Internet, as well as leased line services in China.
  12. Statoil ASA (NYSE:STO): Up 0.41% to $29.26. Statoil ASA explores for, produces, transports, refines, and trades oil and natural gas. The Company explores for oil in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and the Americas.
  13. Unilever plc (NYSE:UL): Up 0.75% to $31.02. Unilever PLC manufactures branded and packaged consumer goods, including food, detergents, fragrances, home and personal care products.
  14. Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO): Up 1.58% to $129.59. Novo Nordisk A/S develops, produces, and markets pharmaceutical products. The Company focuses on diabetes care and offers insulin delivery systems and other diabetes products. Novo Nordisk also works in areas such as haemostatis management, growth disorders, and hormone replacement therapy. The Company offers educational and training materials. Novo Nordisk markets worldwide.
  15. British American Tobacco plc (AMEX:BTI): Up 0.01% to $83.61. 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.
  16. United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX): Up 0.3% to $85.66. United Technologies Corporation provides technology products and support services to customers in the aerospace and building industries worldwide. The Company’s products include aircraft engines, elevators and escalators, heating and air conditioning equipment, helicopters, aerospace systems, fuel cell systems, and fire and safety equipment.
  17. SAP AG (NYSE:SAP): Down 0.55% to $62.78. 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.
  18. Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK): Up 1.37% to $127.53. Westpac Banking Corporation offers general and savings banking, including lending, deposit taking and payment services. Westpac also provides investment portfolio management and advice, unit trust and superannuation fund management, nominee and custodian facilities, insurance services, consumer finance, leasing, general finance, foreign exchange dealing and money market services.
  19. SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE:GLD): Up 0.23% to $142.38. 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. Gold Glitters at All-Time Highs as Silver Shines Parabolic>>
  20. Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO): Up 0.65% to $26.28. 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.
  21. EI DuPont de Nemours & Co. (NYSE:DD): Down 0.07% to $56.02. 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.
  22. Vanguard MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSE:VWO): Up 0.46% to $50.30. 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.
  23. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index (NYSE:EEM): Up 0.54% to $50.04. 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.
  24. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW): Down 0.44% to $38.49. 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.
  25. LM Ericsson Telephone Co. (NASDAQ:ERIC): Up 0.77% to $13.04. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson develops and manufactures products for wired and mobile communications in public and private networks. The Company produces mobile telephones through its Sony Ericsson joint venture. Ericsson manufactures and installs wired and wireless communications systems, wireless microwave links, call center equipment, microelectronics, and radar systems.

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