Apple, Comcast, CVS, Dell, BWLD Among Stocks Reaching 52-Week Highs Feb 8th

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): Apple may introduce Chinese language support for Siri, its voice recognition tool in the iPhone 4S, in March, according to Shanghai Daily, citing a report yesterday from CCTime.com. The shares closed at $476.68, up $7.85 or 1.67% on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $310.50 to $469.75.

Buffalo Wild Wings (NASDAQ:BWLD): Buffalo Wild Wings is launching a second phase of a pilot program which gives customers access to Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPads, after working out technical issues at one of its Toronto restaurants, reported Computerworld, citing the company’s director of international business. The shares closed at $82.19, up $12 or 17.1% on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $50.01 to $71.22.

Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA): “Smash,” NBC’s (NASDAQ:CMCSA) heavily promoted drama, averaged 11.5M viewers in its debut performance Monday night, the Wall Street Journal reports. The channel’s “The Voice” signing contest preceded “Smash” and pulled in an average 17.7M viewers overall, Nielsen figures indicate. The shares closed at $27.25, up $0.16 or 0.59% on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $19.19 to $27.18.

Cvs Corp. (NYSE:CVS): The company raised its earnings guidance for Q1 and FY12 to reflect the anticipated benefit to first quarter results of approximately $0.03 per share from the impasse between Walgreens (NYSE:WAG) and Express Scripts (NASDAQ:ESRX). The guidance adjustment only reflects the potential estimated benefit if the stalemate continues through the end of the first quarter, and does not contemplate any potential benefit beyond Q1. The shares closed at $43.57, up $0.49 or 1.14% on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $31.30 to $43.98.

Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL): Ultrabook vendors have recently dropped prices as a way of preparing for upcoming models set to launch once Intel releases its new Ivy Bridge processors, according to Digitimes.The shares closed at $18.05, up $0.22 or 1.23% on the day. They have traded in a 52-week range of $13.29 to $17.92.

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