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52-Week High

The highest price for a stock or other security over a trailing 52-week period. Investors often compare the current price for a stock to its 52-week high in order to determine its recent performance as well to help gauge whether it has become overvalued or undervalued.
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The stock has hit three consecutive 52-week highs since Wednesday.
The strategy is finding stocks that are making new 52-week highs, or at least trading within 10% of their 52-week highs.
Neither, it turns out, has been much of a bargain for investors as both are trading well below their 52-week highs.
NYSE: JWN) reached 52-week highs on Feb 15, Feb 20 and Feb 21.
Varian Semiconductor is expected to benefit from this development, and reached 52-week highs on both Feb 15 and Feb 16.
CHICAGO -- This stock picking strategy looks for companies trading in the upper range of their 52-week highs that have attractive fundamental attributes.
TeleTech Holdings, which reached new 52-week highs on Feb 5 and Feb 8, expects revenue to grow approximately 15% in 2007 and between 12% and 15% in 2008.
The company, which was also the best-performing stock for the week ending Jan 12, reached 52-week highs on Jan 5, Jan 11 and Jan 12.
Furthermore, the specialty steel maker reached fresh 52-week highs three times in January, most recently on Jan 23.
The company reached 52-week highs on Jan 16 and Jan 17, while earnings estimates for 2006 and 2007 are both well above levels from two months ago.
AeroCentury Corporation (AMEX: ACY) achieved 52-week highs on Jan 11 and Jan 12, which helped this Zacks #1 Rank company become the top performer last week with a gain of 30.