By the Numbers

Stocks That Continue to Climb to New Highs

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Bulls continue to rule the stock market. A widespread rally on Wall Street this year, lifted nearly 37 percent of the components to a new 52-week high.

Major equity benchmarks like the Dow Transports, Russell 2000, and S&P MidCap 400 index, for example, are trading at new highs, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 reached a new five-year high during Tuesday's session.

Investors tend to watch such levels in order to determine valuations and trends in a stock's performance.

So which are the stocks hitting the most 52-week highs in 2013? Coca Cola Enterprises and lead the list, touching a new high in 12 of the last 14 trading sessions.

S&P 500 Stocks Hitting the Most 52-Week Highs

Ticker Company Price # of New Highs YTD % Chg.
CCECoca Cola Enterprises 34.5129%
PCLPlum Creek Timber 47.56127%
BMSBemis 35.76117%
FLSFlowserve 157.08117%
MMM3M Company99.33117%
BDXBecton Dickinson 83.74107%
CELGCelgene 99.311027%
CFNCareFusion 30.81108%
HRLHormel Foods 34.881012%
LYBLyondellBasell 61.47108%
MCKMcKesson 103.69107%
MONMonsanto 102.41108%
STTState Street 55.251018%
TROWT Rowe Price 71.931011%
WYWeyerhaeuser 31.121012%
ZMHZimmer Holdings 74.251011%