These Stocks Hit 52-Week Highs as S&P Closes at 1,136 on Friday

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about 18 stocks that hit 52-week highs in today’s trading. Note that this list excludes all stocks with a market capitalization less than $300 million:

  1. Goodrich Corp. (NYSE:GR): Up 0.95% to $121.75. Goodrich Corporation supplies aerospace components, systems, and services to customers located worldwide. The Company manufactures various aerostructures, aircraft evacuation systems, passenger restraint systems, sensor systems, pump and engine controls, de-icing systems, and other products. Goodrich serves the commercial, military, general aviation, and space industries.
  2. Direxion Daily Russia Bear 3x S (RUSS): Down 1.44% to $71.05.
  3. Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:OPTR): Down 4.68% to $16.08. Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc. discovers, develops, and commercializes anti infective products. Optimer’s initial development efforts address products that treat gastrointestinal infections (GI), and related diseases, including diminished efficacy, serious adverse side effects, drug-to-drug interactions, difficult patient compliance, and bacterial resistance.
  4. Invesco Van Kampen Trust for Investment Grade Municipals (NYSE:VGM): Up 0.07% to $14.22. Invesco Trust for Investment Grade Municipals is a diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Trust’s objective is to provide a high level of current income exempt from federal income tax. The Trust invests primarily in investment grade municipal securities.
  5. PIMCO Municipal Income Fund II (NYSE:PML): Down 0.27% to $10.97. PIMCO Municipal Income Fund II is a diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is to provide current income exempt from federal income tax. The Fund invests primarily in investment grade municipal bonds, the interest from which is exempt from federal income taxes.
  6. Nuveen Municipal Advantage Fund, Inc. (NYSE:NMA): Up 0.49% to $14.44. Nuveen Municipal Advantage Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective seeks current income exempt from regular federal income tax. The Fund invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of municipal obligations issued by state and local government authorities.
  7. Maxwell Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:MXWL): Up 3.16% to $19.61. Maxwell Technologies, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets products and services for purification and information technologies and power-conversion systems and components. The Company’s solutions are used in food processing and packaging, health care, and OEM PC manufacturing, as well as for federal and local government applications.
  8. Nuveen Insured Premium Income Municipal Fund 2 (NYSE:NPX): Down 0.93% to $12.84. Nuveen Insured Premium Income Municipal Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is to provide current income exempt from regular Federal income tax. The Fund invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of municipal obligations issued by state and local government authorities.
  9. Blackrock MuniYield California Insured Fund, Inc. (NYSE:MCA): Up 0.51% to $13.77. BlackRock MuniYield California Quality Fund Inc is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is to provide a high level of current income exempt from Federal and California income. The Fund invests primarily in a portfolio of long-term investment-grade California municipal obligations.
  10. BlackRock Income Trust, Inc. (NYSE:BKT): Up 0.55% to $7.36. Blackrock Income Trust is a diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Trust’s objective is to provide high current income consistent with the preservation of capital. The Trust invests in mortgage-backed securities backed by U.S. Government agencies, U.S. Government securities, and asset-backed securities.
  11. AllianceBernstein National Municipal Income Fund, Inc (NYSE:AFB): Up 0.5% to $14.17. Alliance National Municipal Income Fund, Inc. is a diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is to provide high current income exempt from regular federal income tax. Under normal conditions, the Fund will invest at least 80%, and normally substantially all, of its net assets in municipal bonds.
  12. Dreyfus Strategic Municipal Bond Fund Inc. (NYSE:DSM): Up 0.36% to $8.34. Dreyfus Strategic Municipal Bond Fund, Inc. is a diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Trust’s objective seeks high current income exempt from Federal income tax. The Fund invests 80% of its assets in municipal obligations and at least 80% of its assets in securities rated investment grade.
  13. BlackRock Core Bond Trust (NYSE:BHK): Down 0.08% to $13.20. BlackRock Core Bond Trust is a diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Trust’s objective is to provide current income and capital appreciation. The Trust invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of investment grade debt securities.
  14. Nuveen New York Quality Income Municipal Fund, Inc. (NYSE:NUN): Up 0.14% to $14.52. Nuveen New York Quality Income Municipal Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective seeks to provide current income exempt from both regular federal and New York state income taxes. The Fund invests in a diversified portfolio of municipal obligations issued by state and local government authorities within New York.
  15. BlackRock Municipal Income Trust II (AMEX:BLE): Down 0.14% to $14.28. BlackRock Municipal Income Trust II is a diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Trust’s objective is to provide current income exempt from regular Federal income tax. The Trust invests primarily in investment grade municipal bonds that are underrated or undervalued.
  16. Nuveen California Quality Income Municipal Fund, Inc. (NYSE:NUC): Down 0.07% to $15.00. Nuveen California Quality Income Municipal Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is current income exempt from both regular federal and California state income taxes. The Fund invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of municipal obligations issued by the state of California.
  17. Nuveen California Select Quality Municipal Fund, Inc. (NYSE:NVC): Up 0.35% to $14.26. Nuveen California Select Quality Municipal Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is to provide current income exempt from both regular federal and California state income taxes. The Fund invests in a diversified portfolio of municipal obligations issued by state and local government authorities within California.
  18. Pioneer Municipal High Income Advantage Trust (NYSE:MAV): Change 0% to $13.66. Pioneer Muncipal High Income Advantage Trust is a diversified, closed-end management investment company incorporated in the USA. The Trust’s seeks to provide a high level of current income exempt from regular federal income tax. The Trust invests 80% of its assets in debt securities and other obligations issued by or on behalf of states, territories and other possessions of the US.

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

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