Market Overview

Stocks to Watch for 6/21/11: Fresh 52 Week Highs and Lows

Stocks trading at or near 52-week highs and lows provide excellent trading opportunities, as volatility tends to increase at such levels.

The following stocks hit new 52-week highs in Monday's trading session:

1) Sally Beauty Holdings (NYSE: SBH): Shares of Sally Beauty hit a 52-week high of $16.96 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $16.80. The year-to-date performance of Sally Beauty has been a gain of 16%.

2) Liquidity Services (NASDAQ: LQDT): Shares of Liquidity Services hit a 52-week high of $22.59 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $22.59. The year-to-date performance of Liquidity Services has been a gain of 61%.

3) UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH): Shares of UnitedHealth Group hit a 52-week high of $51.65 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $51.27. The year-to-date performance of UnitedHealth has been a gain of 43%.

4) Equity Lifestyle Properties (NYSE: ELS): Shares of Equity Lifestyle Properties hit a 52-week high of $64.69 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $64.37. The year-to-date performance of Equity Lifestyle Properties has been a gain of 16%.

5) Crocs (NASDAQ: CROX): Shares of Crocs hit a 52-week high of $24.69 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $24.64. The year-to-date performance of Crocs has been a gain of 44%.

6) Fossil (NASDAQ: FOSL): Shares of Fossil hit a 52-week high of $110.98 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $110.71. The year-to-date performance of Fossil has been a gain of 57%.

7) Teradata (NYSE: TDC): Shares of Teradata hit a 52-week high of $57.02 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $56.99. The year-to-date performance of Teradata has been a gain of 38%.

8) Casey's General Stores (NASDAQ: CASY): Shares of Casey's General Stores hit a 52-week high of $45.58 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $45.51. The year-to-date performance of Casey's General Stores has been a gain of 8%.

9) Select Medical Holdings (NYSE: SEM): Shares of Select Medical Holdings hit a 52-week high of $9.58 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $9.54. The year-to-date performance of Select Medical has been a gain of 31%.

10) inContact (NASDAQ: SAAS): Shares of inContact hit a 52-week high of $4.51 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $4.42. The year-to-date performance of inContact has been a gain of 35%.

11) ValueVision Media (NASDAQ: VVTV): Shares of ValueVision Media hit a 52-week high of $8.14 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $8.03. The year-to-date performance of ValueVision has been a gain of 31%.

12) Hansen Natural (NASDAQ: HANS): Shares of Hansen Natural hit a 52-week high of $73.93 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $73.83. The year-to-date performance of Hansen Natural has been a gain of 41%.

13) Echo Global Logistics (NASDAQ: ECHO): Shares of Echo Global Logistics hit a 52-week high of $16.23 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $16.14. The year-to-date performance of Echo Global has been a gain of 34%.

14) Oncothyreon (NASDAQ: ONTY): Shares of Oncothyreon hit a 52-week high of $8.51 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $8.51. The year-to-date performance of Oncothyreon has been a gain of 161%.

15) Seattle Genetics (NASDAQ: SGEN): Shares of Seattle Genetics hit a 52-week high of $20.46 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $20.02. The year-to-date performance of Seattle Genetics has been a gain of 34%.

16) Caribou Coffee (NASDAQ: CBOU): Shares of Caribou Coffee hit a 52-week high of $12.95 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $12.87. The year-to-date performance of Caribou Coffee has been a gain of 28%.

17) Colgate-Palmolive (NYSE: CL): Shares of Colgate-Palmolive hit a 52-week high of $89.28 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $89.11. The year-to-date performance of Colgate-Palmolive has been a gain of 12%.

18) Capstead Mortgage (NYSE: CMO): Shares of Capstead Mortgage hit a 52-week high of $18.88 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $13.88. The year-to-date performance of Capstead has been a gain of 14%.

19) Cash America International (NYSE: CSH): Shares of Cash America International hit a 52-week high of $52.95 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $52.91. The year-to-date performance of Cash America has been a gain of 43%.

20) Forest Laboratories (NYSE: FRX): Shares of Forest Laboratories hit a 52-week high of $39.56 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $39.49. The year-to-date performance of Forest Laboratories has been a gain of 23%.

21) PNM Resources (NYSE: PNM): Shares of PNM Resources hit a 52-week high of $16.88 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $16.78. The year-to-date performance of PNM Resources has been a gain of 31%.

The following stocks hit new 52-week lows in Monday's trading session:

1) Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (NYSE: ANW): Shares of Aegean Marine Petroleum Network hit a 52-week low of $6.95 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $7.02. The year-to-date performance of Aegean Marine has been a loss of 32%.

2) Global X Uranium ETF (NYSE: URA): Shares of Global X Uranium ETF hit a 52-week low of $11.21 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $11.25. The year-to-date performance of Global X Uranium ETF has been a loss of 45%.

3) Qihoo 360 Technology (NYSE: QIHU): Shares of Qihoo 360 Technolgy hit a 52-week low of $16.22 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $16.75. The year-to-date performance of Qihu has been a loss of 51%.

4) Sun Healthcare Group (NASDAQ: SUNH): Shares of Sun Healthcare hit a 52-week low of $8.32 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $8.33. The year-to-date performance of Sun Healthcare has been a loss of 34%.

5) SinoTech Energy (NASDAQ: CTE): Shares of SinoTech Energy hit a 52-week low of $3.67 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $4.16. The year-to-date performance of SinoTech has been a loss of 42%.

6) Daqo New Energy (NYSE: DQ): Shares of Daqo New Energy hit a 52-week low of $7.62 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $7.69. The year-to-date performance of Daqo New Energy has been a loss of 24%.

7) Lionbridge Technologies (NASDAQ: LIOX): Shares of Lionbridge hit a 52-week low of $2.65 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $2.67. The year-to-date performance of Lionbridge has been a loss of 28%.

8) Metabolix (NASDAQ: MBLX): Shares of Metabolix hit a 52-week low of $6.50 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $6.69. The year-to-date performance of Metabolix has been a loss of 45%.

9) Dolan Company (NYSE: DM): Shares of Dolan hit a 52-week low of $8.51 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $8.62. The year-to-date performance of Dolan has been a loss of 38%.

10) Savient Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: SVNT): Shares of Savient Pharmaceuticals hit a 52-week low of $6.74 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $6.79. The year-to-date performance of Savient has been a loss of 39%.

11) Geron (NASDAQ: GERN): Shares of Geron hit a 52-week low of $3.85 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $3.92. The year-to-date performance of Geron has been a loss of 24%.

12) XOMA (NASDAQ: XOMA): Shares of XOMA hit a 52-week low of $2.23 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $2.27. The year-to-date performance of XOMA has been a loss of 56%.

13) SORL Auto Parts (NASDAQ: SORL); Shares of SORL Auto Parts hit a 52-week low of $3.50 In Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $3.55. The year-to-date performance of SORL has been a loss of 58%.

14) Orion Marine Group (NYSE: ORN): Shares of Orion Marine Group hit a 52-week low of $9.14 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $9.18. The year-to-date performance of Orion Marine has been a loss of 21%.

15) Gentiva Health Services (NASDAQ: GTIV): Shares of Gentiva Health Services hit a 52-week low of $18.78 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $19.41. The year-to-date performance of Gentiva Health has been a loss of 27%.

16) Freescale Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL): Shares of Freescale Semiconductor hit a 52-week low of $14.71 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $14.89. The year-to-date performance of Freescale Semiconductor has been a loss of 19%.

17) China Green Agriculture (NYSE: CGA): Shares of China Green Agriculture hit a 52-week low of $3.45 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $3.58. The year-to-date performance of China Green Agriculture has been a loss of 60%.

18) Cree (NASDAQ: CREE): Shares of Cree hit a 52-week low of $32.88 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $33.15. The year-to-date performance of Cree has been a loss of 50%.

19) Logitech International S.A. (NASDAQ: LOGI): Shares of Logitech International hit a 52-week low of $11.20 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $11.27. The year-to-date performance of Logitech International has been a loss 39%.

20) Research In Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM): Shares of Research In Motion hit a 52-week low of $25.82 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $25.89. The year-to-date performance of Research In Motion has been a loss of 55%.

21) Sinovac Biotech (NASDAQ: SVA): Shares of Sinovac Biotech hit a 52-week low of $2.77 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $2.87. The year-to-date performance of Sinovac has been a loss of 37%.

22) Smith & Wesson (NASDAQ: SWHC): Shares of Smith & Wesson hit a 52-week low of $2.63 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $2.68. The year-to-date performance of Smith & Wesson has been a loss of 28%.

23) Oclaro (NASDAQ: OCLR): Shares of Oclaro hit a 52-week low of $6.06 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $6.17. The year-to-date performance of Oclaro has been a loss of 53%.

24) NutriSystem (NASDAQ: NTRI): Shares of NutriSystem hit a 52-week low of $12.37 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $12.40. The year-to-date performance of NutriSystem has been a loss of 40%.

25) WebMD Health (NASDAQ: WBMD): Shares of WebMD hit a 52-week low of $44.25 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $44.73. The year-to-date performance of WebMD has been a loss of 12%.

26) Gevo (NASDAQ: GEVO): Shares of Gevo hit a 52-week low of $14.41 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $14.81. The year-to-date performance of Gevo has been a loss of 10%.

27) Jiayuan.com International (NASDAQ: DATE): Shares of Jiayuan.com International hit a 52-week low of $9.12 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $9.19. The year-to-date performance of Jiayuan.com has been a loss of 13%.

28) Hanover Insurance (NYSE: THG): Shares of Hanover Insurance hit a 52-week low of $36.08 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $36.18. The year-to-date performance of Hanover Insurance has been a loss of 22%.

29) AU Optronics (NYSE: AUO): Shares of AU Optronics hit a 52-week low of $6.71 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $6.75. The year-to-date performance of AU Optronics has been a loss of 35%.

30) New Energy Systems (NYSE: NEWN): Shares of New Energy Systems hit a 52-week low of $2.30 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $2.48. The year-to-date performance of New Energy has been a loss of 68%.

31) Eldorado Gold (NYSE: EGO): Shares of Eldorado Gold hit a 52-week low of $13.34 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $13.45. The year-to-date performance of Eldorado has been a loss of 28%.

32) India Fund (NYSE: IFN): Shares of India Fund hit a 52-week low of $27.90 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $28.27. The year-to-date performance of India Fund has been a loss of 19%.

33) Sony (NYSE: SNE): Shares of Sony hit a 52-week low of $24.21 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $24.28. The year-to-date performance of Sony has been a loss of 32%.

34) MEMC Electronic Materials (NYSE: WFR): Shares of MEMC Electronic Materials hit a 52-week low of $8.19 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $8.22. The year-to-date performance of MEMC Electronic has been a loss of 27%.

35) Qiao Xing Mobile Communication (NYSE: QXM): Shares of Qiao Xing Mobile hit a 52-week low of $1.88 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $2.00. The year-to-date performance of Qiao Xing has been a loss of 51%.

36) ReneSola (NYSE: SOL): Shares of ReneSola hit a 52-week low of $4.50 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $4.61. The year-to-date performance of ReneSola has been a loss of 47%.

37) Lender Processing Services (NYSE: LPS): Shares of Lender Processing Services hit a 52-week low of $19.55 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $19.64. The year-to-date performance of Lender Processing has been a loss of 33%.

38) NeoPhotonics (NYSE: NPTN): Shares of NeoPhotonics hit a 52-week low of $6.37 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $6.48. The year-to-date performance of NeoPhotonics has been a loss of 51%.

39) Linkedin (NYSE: LNKD): Shares of Linkedin hit a 52-week low of $60.14 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $63.71. The year-to-date performance of Linkedin has been a loss of 32%.

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