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Happy 52 Week High - Archive

Thursday January 3rd

Q:
It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to this pharmaceutical benefits behemoth. This St. Louis-based company became public in 1992 and has since grown to be the third largest medical benefits manager in the U.S. And due to a rise in sales of generic medications, the stock has seen nothing but analyst praise and healthy returns. Who is it?


A: The answer to our 52-week High is Express Scripts!If you'd received a prescription for this stock, you'd be up over 110 percent in the past year.


Wednesday January 2nd

Q:
It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to an excellent energy play. Founded by a twenty three year old in 1883, this St. Louis based company is now the largest coal company in the US. Who is it?

A: The answer to tonight's 52-week high is Peabody Energy! If you’d mined some of this stock, you’d be up over 55% this year.

Monday December 31st

Q:
It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to a tremendous tractor play. Founded by a blacksmith in 1837, it’s now the world’s largest farm equipment company. And as the government continues to encourage the production of ethanol this stock benefits from increased demand for its products, allowing investors to reap some great returns. Who is it?




A:
The answer to tonight's 52-week high is Deere & Co!If you’d harvested some of this stock in your portfolio, you’d be up almost 95% in the past year.






Friday December 28th

Q: It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to a phosphate providing powerhouse. Not to be confused with artwork made from tile, this Minnesota based company is the second largest fertilizer maker in North America. And as this year’s commodity prices have farmers planting more crops, the stock price has soared sprouting some fertile returns for investors. Who is it?




A:
The answer to tonight's 52-week high is Mosaic (MOS)! If you’d planted some of this stock in your portfolio, you'd be up nearly 340 percent in the past year.




Thursday December 27th

Q:
It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to a burrito bombshell. Forget the traditional hamburger and fries, after its spin off from McDonald’s in 2006 this Denver based company has found success in tacos and guacamole. Who is it?




A:
The answer to our 52-week high is Chipotle! If you’d switched from burgers to burritos, you'd be up more than 170% in the past year.





Monday December 26th

Q:
It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to a Britain-based home goods goddess. Whether it’s a pint of Cherry Garcia or a bottle of male fragrance, with over 400 brands, the world’s second largest consumer products maker has you covered. Who is it?




A:
The answer to our 52-week high is Unilever!If you'd looked across the pond for your portfolio, you'd be up almost 40% in the past year




Friday December 21st

Q:
It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to notorious fast food nobility. Even though many restaurants are hurting from soaring commodity prices, the world’s second largest burger chain has managed to make its first full year as a public company - a stellar one. Impressed with the results of expanding fast food “your way” into Asia, Goldman recently upgraded the stock to a “buy” leaving investors with some royal returns for the holidays. Who is it?




A:
The answer to our 52-week high is Burger King! If you'd “had it your way”, you'd be up almost 40% in the past year.




Thursday December 20th

Q: It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to a gaming guru. This Santa Monica-based company is now the second largest video game publisher in the US after it managed to turn air guitar players from zeros to heroes. Wednesday, the company raised its third quarter forecast on better then expected holiday sales leaving investors thinking the company truly is answering their call of duty. Who is it?




A:
The answer to our 52-week high is Activision! If you climbed the stairway to heaven with this stock, you'd be up over 60% in the past year.




Wednesday December 19th

Q:
It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to a unique utility play. Comprised of electricity generation in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey this company is the fifth largest electric power producer in the country. But after a 10% increase in their quarterly dividend Tuesday, investors believe that they really are first in energy. Who is it?




A:
The answer to our 52-Week High is FirstEnergy Corp (FE)!If you powered up your portfolio, you'd be up more than 20% in the past year.




Tuesday December 18th

Q: It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to a noteworthy newsmaker. The second largest fine print publisher in the country, it also boasts ownership of 23 television stations and the Chicago cubs. Lately the news is good for the company itself with a buyout by billionaire Sam Zell on track and the FCC Tuesday relaxing regulations on media conglomerates. Who is it?




A:
The answer to our 52-week high is Tribune!If you’d made headlines with your portfolio, you'd be up more than 9% percent in the last six months alone.




Monday December 17th

Q:
It's time to say Happy 52-Week high to a carbonated concoction colossus. The world's largest soft-drink bottler was founded in 1986 but its history dates back a century earlier when its namesake began producing its now-world-famous syrup. Flash-forward to last week, when the company upped its forecast and investors everywhere were feeling the fizz. Who is it?




A:
The answer to our 52-week high is Coca-Cola Enterprises! If you’d bottled some of this stock for your portfolio, you'd be up more than 30% in the past year.




Friday December 14th

Q: It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to a prominent grain processor. Founded as a linseed crushing business, it soon sought to be ‘the supermarket to the world.’ And even though the price of corn has been hurting the bottom line of the world’s largest ethanol producer, the stock rose Friday on legislation from Washington aiding that alternative energy. Who is it?




A:
The answer to our 52-week high is Archer Daniels Midland! If you'd processed some of this stock into your portfolio , you'd be up more then 20% in the past year.




Thursday December 13th

Q:
It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to a potassium play. As famed for its jingle as it is for its fruit, this banana behemoth has been anything but slippery of late. With its signature product's prices up in all markets this year investors have been singing a song of their own. Who is it?




A:
The answer to our 52-week high is Chiquita Brands! . If you'd fed some fruit to your financials, you'd be up more than 35% in the past year.




Wednesday December 12th

Q:
It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to a prominent oil services provider. It’s a busy time of year for the country's 5th largest gasoline producer. Not only did the New-York based company announce a dividend last week, but the Holiday season also means the release of its popular collectible toy trucks. Who is it?




A:
The answer to our 52-Week High is Hess! If you’d integrated some of this stock into your portfolio, you'd be up almost 60 percent in the past year




Tuesday December 11th

Q:
It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to this trans-coastal transfer titan. The company began tapping out telegraphs in 1851, but after falling into bankruptcy 15 years ago, changed focus to the money transfer business. Now it boasts more locations worldwide than McDonald's, Starbucks, Burger King and Wal-Mart combined. Who is it?




A:
The answer to tonight's 52-week high is Western Union!If you’d wired this stock to your portfolio, you'd be up more than 6 percent in the past year.




Monday December 10th

Q:
It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to this metropolitan wealth manager. Founding Father Alexander Hamilton would be pleased to know that the institution he established in 1784 is now the world's largest custodian bank. And as the credit crunch continues to hammer financials, this bookkeeping bank is collecting more fees both domestically and abroad, causing investors to make their own bank. Who is it?




A:
The answer to tonight's 52-Weel High is the Bank of New York Mellon ! If you trusted Alexander Hamilton with your money, you'd be up nearly 20% in the past year.





Friday December 7th

Q:
It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to a clothing colossus which has been helping everyone from Hippies to Preppies find the perfect cut of jeans since 1969. Not only does its ad campaign feature Bono, but the stock has become something of a rock star itself after November sales beat Street estimates. Who is it?




A:
The answer to our 52-Week High is Gap! If you'd fallen into this stock, you'd be up almost 12% in the past year.




Thursday December 6th

Q:
It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to a revolutionary recorder. Fast Money viewers are thankful to this boob-tube enhancer because as a pioneer of the digital recording devices the trademark boxes allows them to watch the show at their convenience. Recently the stock had a pop on a favorable judgment in its patent lawsuit with EchoStar which allowed investors to fast forward towards profits. Who is it?




A:
The answer to our 52-Week High is TiVo!If you'd added this stock to your portfolio lineup, you'd be up almost 50% in the past year.



Wednesday December 5th

Q:
It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to a wholesale hot-shot. Whether you need Q-tips in bulk or discounted Cartier watche, as a member, you can visit any of the 500 locations of the nation’s largest warehouse club. Now Wall Street analysts are shopping this stock as a play on the expected lean holiday spending season. Who is it?

A: The answer to our 52-Week High is Costco! If you'd bought in bulk, you'd be up nearly 30% in the past year.





Tuesday December 4th

Q:
It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to a feisty fruit distributor. Introduced by a singing and dancing banana in 1944, its mascot was later replaced by a woman with a fruit headdress. The company is the top banana seller in Europe and among the biggest here. Though the company’s performance for the last three quarters was disappointing a re-organization could make shares ripe for the picking. Who is it?




A:
The answer to our 52-week high is Chiquita Brands International! If you'd bitten into this banana, you'd be up more then 30% in the past year.




Monday December 3rd

Q: It's time to say Happy 52-Week High to a feisty fruit distributor. Introduced by a singing and dancing banana in 1944, its mascot was later replaced by a woman with a fruit headdress. The company is the top banana seller in Europe and among the biggest here. Though the company’s performance for the last three quarters was disappointing a re-organization could make shares ripe for the picking. Who is it?



A:
The answer to our 52-week high is Deckers!If you’d shoed up your portfolio , you'd be up more then 170% in the past year.

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