These Stocks Slam Dunked 52-Week Highs for Final Four

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 1.33% to $154.27. 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% to $96.84. 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. The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO): Up 1.33% to $67.22. 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. Biggest Secret in Business History Revealed: Coca-Cola Home Brew>>
  4. Siemens AG (NYSE:SI): Up 2.29% to $140.48. Siemens AG manufactures a wide range of industrial and consumer products. The Company builds locomotives, traffic control systems, automotive electronics, and engineers electrical power plants. Siemens also provides public and private communications networks, computers, building control systems, medical equipment, and electrical components. The Company operates worldwide.
  5. Philip Morris International, Inc. (NYSE:PM): Down 1.07% to $64.93. 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.
  6. CNOOC Ltd. (NYSE:CEO): Up 3.6% to $262.14. CNOOC Limited, through its subsidiaries, explores, develops, produces, and sells crude oil and natural gas.
  7. Fomento Econ (NYSE:FMX): Up 1.53% to $59.60. 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. China Telecom Corp. Ltd. (NYSE:CHA): Up 3.48% to $63.12. China Telecom Corporation Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides wireline telephone, data, and Internet, as well as leased line services in China.
  9. Statoil ASA (NYSE:STO): Up 2.97% to $28.46. 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.
  10. British American Tobacco plc (AMEX:BTI): Up 1.28% to $82.03. 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.
  11. United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX): Up 0.79% to $85.32. 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.
  12. Westpac Banking Corporation (NYSE:WBK): Up 1.32% to $126.75. 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.
  13. Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT): Up 1.59% to $113.12. Caterpillar Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets construction, mining, agricultural, and forestry machinery. The Company also manufactures engines and other related parts for its equipment, and offers financing and insurance. Caterpillar distributes its products through a worldwide organization of dealers.
  14. 3M Co. (NYSE:MMM): Down 0.4% to $93.13. 3M Co. conducts operations in electronics, telecommunications, industrial, consumer and office, health care, safety, and other markets. The Company’s businesses share technologies, manufacturing operations, brands, marketing channels, and other resources. 3M serves customers in countries located around the world.
  15. Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA): Up 0.11% to $74.01. The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, and markets commercial jet aircraft, as well as provides related support services to the commercial airline industry worldwide. The Company also researches, develops, produces, modifies, and supports information, space, and defense systems, including military aircraft, helicopters and space and missile systems.
  16. Baidu, Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU): Up 0.74% to $138.83. Baidu, Inc. operates an Internet search engine. The Company offers algorithmic search, enterprise search, pay for performance and news, MP3, and image searches.
  17. Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON): Down 0.75% to $59.26. Honeywell International Inc. is a diversified technology and manufacturing company with operations around the world. The Company provides aerospace products and services, control technologies, automotive products, and power generation systems. Honeywell also provides specialty chemicals, fibers, plastics, and electronic and advanced materials.
  18. Vanguard MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (NYSE:VWO): Up 1.63% to $49.75. 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.
  19. News Corp. (NASDAQ:NWSA): Up 2.16% to $17.96. News Corporation is a diversified global media company. The Company’s operations include the production and distribution of motion pictures and television programming. The Company provides television, direct satellite, and cable broadcasting and the publication of newspapers, magazines, books and promotional inserts.
  20. Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL): Down 1% to $49.34. Halliburton Company provides energy services and engineering and construction services, as well as manufactures products for the energy industry. The Company offers services and products and integrated solutions to customers in the exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas.
  21. iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index (NYSE:EEM): Up 1.6% to $49.45. 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.
  22. Deere & Company (NYSE:DE): Up 1.76% to $98.60. Deere & Company manufactures and distributes a range of agricultural, construction and forestry, and commercial and consumer equipment. The Company supplies replacement parts for its own products and for those of other manufacturers. Deere also provides product and parts financing services.
  23. Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO): Up 0.45% to $53.55. Marathon Oil Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is an integrated oil firm with operations worldwide. The Company explores for and produces and markets liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas on a worldwide basis. Marathon also mines, extracts and transports bitumen from oil sands deposits in Alberta, Canada and refines, markets and transports crude oil and petroleum products.
  24. DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV): Up 0.49% to $47.03. DIRECTV provides digital television entertainment in the United States and Latin America. The Company acquires, promotes, sells and distributes digital entertainment programming via satellite to residential and commercial subscribers.
  25. Bank of Montreal (NYSE:BMO): Up 1.6% to $66.02. Bank of Montreal, doing business as BMO Financial Group, is a Canadian chartered bank which operates throughout the world. The Bank offers commercial, corporate, governmental, international, personal banking, and trust services. Bank of Montreal also offers full brokerage, underwriting, investment, and advisory services.
  26. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (NYSE:CM): Up 1.92% to $88.03. Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce provides banking and financial services to consumers, individuals, and corporate clients in Canada and around the world.
  27. Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI): Up 0.72% to $75.81. Canadian National Railway Company operates a network of track in Canada and the United States. The Company transports forest products, grain and grain products, coal, sulfur, and fertilizers, intermodal, and automotive products. Canadian National operates a fleet of locomotives and railcars.
  28. Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR): Up 1.29% to $52.57. Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional instrumentation, medical technologies, industrial technologies, and tools and components.
  29. WisdomTree MidCap Earnings (NYSE:EZM): Up 0.74% to $59.16. WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks to track the price and yield performance of the WisdomTree MidCap Earnings Index, which tracks earnings-generating companies within the mid-capitalization segment of the U.S. stock market.
  30. Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE:BHI): Down 1.39% to $72.41. Baker Hughes Incorporated supplies reservoir-centered products, services, and systems to the worldwide oil and gas industry. The Company provides products and services for oil and gas exploration, drilling, completion, and production. Baker Hughes also manufactures and markets a variety of roller cutter bits and fixed cutter diamond bits.
  31. Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX): Up 0.37% to $101.98. Praxair, Inc. supplies gas to industries primarily located in North and South America. The Company produces, sells, and distributes atmospheric gases including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases, as well as process gases including carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronics gases, and acetylene. Praxair also supplies metallic and ceramic coatings and powders.
  32. Chunghwa Telecom Co. Ltd. (NYSE:CHT): Up 0.61% to $31.35. Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. provides local, domestic, and international long distance services. The Company also offers wireless telecommunication, paging, and Internet services.
  33. Cenovus Energy Inc. (NYSE:CVE): Up 2.11% to $40.21. Cenovus Energy Inc. is an integrated oil company. The Company comprises natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids reserves. Cenovus Energy has established natural gas and crude oil production in Alberta and Saskatchewan as well as refineries in Illinois and Texas.

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