Shares of Helen of Troy Limited (HELE) hit a new 52-week high on Wednesday, printing the tape at $92.62. That’s a 78.80% rise, or $40.82 per share from the 52-week low of $51.80 set in Sept. 3, 2014.
The stock closed at $79.85 at the end of Tuesday’s trading session, printing a one-year return of about 25% and year-to-date return of 22.73%.
HELE is trading at unusually high volume Wednesday with 372K shares changing hands. It is currently at more than 2x its average daily volume and trading up 12.75% at $90.03 as of 11:40 AM ET. The average volume of shares traded over the last three months was roughly 146K.
The personal and household products company on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $40.6 million. For full year 2015, El Paso, Texas-based company reported profit of $131.2 million, or $4.52 per share.
The chart below shows where HELE has traded over the past year.
Shares of Verisk Analytics, Inc. (VRSK) soared 7.50% to hit a new 52-week high of $78.09 on Wednesday on higher-than-average volume. More than 1.1 million shares of the stock have already changed hands, well above the average of 802K for a full session over the past month.
Verisk Analytics Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $98.7 million, an increase of 17% from $84.5 million a year earlier.
Stock reaction: VRSK shares have performed well over the last year, rising 26%. The company’s stock is up nearly 35% from the 52-week-low of $57.97 it reached on Oct. 15, 2014.
MicroStrategy Inc. (MSTR) climbed more than 16% to a 52-week high of $197.89 on Wednesday. The move comes on a big volume too with the issue currently trading more than 260K shares, compared to the average volume of 77K shares.
MicroStrategy Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $20.5 million, after reporting a loss of $6.5 million in the same period a year earlier.
Shares of MSTR rose 11.43% to $189.10 in afternoon trading. The 52-week range for the stock is now $114.09 to $197.89. Shares of the 2.14 billion market cap company have risen 41.42% year-over-year and 4.50% year-to-date.
The chart below shows where MSTR has traded over the past 12 months.
LogMeIn, Inc. (LOGM) shares hit one-year high of $70.00 in today’s trading session. The stock has risen 53.66% this year and is continuing its 3-month upward trend following the company’s upbeat Q1 results. The remote computer access company posted revenue of $61.1 million in the period, surpassing Street forecasts
More than 1.03 million shares have changed hands, which dwarfs the average volume of 236K shares a day. At current price ($66.64) next resistance is at $67.44. Pivot is at $58.52 ; support is at $58.20.
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