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Stocks to Watch for 6/28/11: 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) Ariad Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ARIA): Shares of Ariad Pharmaceuticals hit a 52-week high of $11.18 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $10.95. The year-to-date performance of Ariad has been a gain of 114.7%.

2) Buffalo Wild wings (NASDAQ: BWLD): Shares of Buffalo Wild Wings hit a 52-week high of $65.52 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $65.26. The year-to-date performance of Buffalo Wild Wings has been a gain of 48.8%.

3) Cogent Communications (NASDAQ: CCOI): Shares of Cogent Communications hit a 52-week high of $16.91 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $16.79. The year-to-date performance of Cogent has been a gain of 18.7%.

4) Dollar Tree (NASDAQ: DLTR): Shares of Dollar Tree hit a 52-week high of $66.30 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $66.08. The year-to-date performance of Dollar Tree has been a gain of 17.8%.

5) 8x8 (NASDAQ: EGHT): Shares of 8x8 hit a 52-week high of $4.38 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $4.33. The year-to-date performance of 8x8 has been a gain of 81.9%.

6) NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV): Shares of NIC hit a 52-week high of $13.74 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $13.67. The year-to-date performance of NIC has been a gain of 40.8%.

7) EZCORP (NASDAQ: EZPW): Shares of EZCORP hit a 52-week high of $34.44 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $34.42. The year-to-date performance of EZCORP has been a gain of 26.5%.

8) EasyLink Services International (NASDAQ: ESIC): Shares of EasyLink Services hit a 52-week high of $5.59 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $5.52. The year-to-date performance of EasyLink has been a gain of 33.9%.

9) ICAgen (NASDAQ: ICGN): Shares of ICAgen hit a 52-week high of $6.63 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $6.33. The year-to-date performance of ICAgen has been a gain of 257.6%.

10) Pharmacyclics (NASDAQ: PCYC): Shares of Pharmacyclics hit a 52-week high of $10.75 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $10.63. The year-to-date performance of Pharmacyclics has been a gain of 69.1%.

11) Peet's Coffee & Tea (NASDAQ: PEET): Shares of Peet's Coffee & Tea hit a 52-week high of $57.38 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $57.00. The year-to-date performance of Peet's has been a gain of 36.5%.

12) Pegasystems (NASDAQ: PEGA): Shares of Pegasystems hit a 52-week high of $43.63 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $43.39. The year-to-date performance of Pegasystems has been a gain of 18.5%.

13) Polycom (NASDAQ: PLCM): Shares of Polycom hit a 52-week high of $63.20 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $62.80. The year-to-date performance of Polycom has been a gain of 61.1%.

14) PriceSmart (NASDAQ: PSMT): Shares of PriceSmart hit a 52-week high of $48.64 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $48.53. The year-to-date performance of PriceSmart has been a gain of 27.6%.

15) Sapient (NASDAQ: SAPE): Shares of Sapient hit a 52-week high of $15.07 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $15.04. The year-to-date performance of Sapient has been a gain of 24.2%.

16) SciClone Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: SCLN): Shares of SciClone hit a 52-week high of $6.18 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $6.08. The year-to-date performance of SciClone has been a gain of 45%.

17) inContact (NASDAQ: SAAS): Shares of inContact hit a 52-week high of $4.93 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $4.86. The year-to-date performance of inContact has been a gain of 48.2%.

18) Orthovita (NASDAQ: VITA): Shares of Orthovita hit a 52-week high of $3.91 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $3.89. The year-to-date performance of Orthovita has been a gain of 93.5%.

19) Caribou Coffee (NASDAQ: CBOU): Shares of Caribou Coffee hit a 52-week high of $13.88 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $13.84. The year-to-date performance of Caribou Coffee has been a gain of 37.3%.

20) Primoris Services (NASDAQ: PRIM): Shares of Primoris Services hit a 52-week high of $13.44 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $13.34. The year-to-date performance of Primoris Services has been a gain of 40.3%.

21) Innophos Holdings (NASDAQ: IPHS): Shares of Innophos hit a 52-week high of $49.84 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $49.39. The year-to-date performance of Innophos has been a gain of 38.3%.

22) interCLICK (NASDAQ: ICLK): Shares of interCLICK hit a 52-week high of $8.01 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $8.00. The year-to-date performance of interCLICK has been a gain of 48.9%.

23) Lululemon Athletica (NASDAQ: LULU): Shares of Lululemon Athletica hit a 52-week high of $108.99 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $108.58. The year-to-date performance of Lululemon has been a gain of 58.7%.

24) Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance (NASDAQ: ULTA): Shares of Ulta Salon hit a 52-week high of $64.85 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $63.17. The year-to-date performance of Ulta has been a gain of 85.7%.

25) GT Solar International (NASDAQ: SOLR): Shares of GT Solar International hit a 52-week high of $15.74 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $15.52. The year-to-date performance of GT Solar has been a gain of 70.1%.

26) AVEO Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: AVEO): Shares of AVEO Pharmaceuticals hit a 52-week high of $20.13 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $20.04. The year-to-date performance of AVEO has been a gain of 37.1%.

27) Bravo Brio Restaurant Group (NASDAQ: BBRG): Shares of Bravo Brio Restaurant Group hit a 52-week high of $24.56 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $24.33. The year-to-date performance of Bravo Brio has been a gain of 26.9%.

28) Endocyte (NASDAQ: ECYT): Shares of Endocyte hit a 52-week high of $13.49 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $13.18. The year-to-date performance of Endocyte has been a gain of 70.5%.

29) Clarcor (NYSE: CLC): Shares of Clarcor hit a 52-week high of $45.97 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $45.92. The year-to-date performance of Clarcor has been a gain of 7.5%.

30) Continucare (NYSE: CNU): Shares of Continucare hit a 52-week high of $6.32 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $6.25. The year-to-date performance of Continucare has been a gain of 33.5%.

31) Cash America International (NYSE: CSH): Shares of Cash America hit a 52-week high of $55.35 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $55.23. The year-to-date performance of Cash America has been a gain of 49.7%.

32) Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ): Shares of Domino's Pizza hit a 52-week high of $25.33 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $25.22. The year-to-date performance of Domino's Pizza has been a gain of 58.1%.

33) El Paso Electric Company (NYSE: EE): Shares of El Paso Electric hit a 52-week high of $31.67 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $31.64. The year-to-date performance of El Paso Electric has been a gain of 15.7%.

34) H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL): Shares of H.B. Fuller hit a 52-week high of $24.17 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $24.11. The year-to-date performance of H.B. Fuller has been a gain of 17.9%.

35) Genesco (NYSE: GCO): Shares of Genesco hit a 52-week high of $52.51 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $52.22. The year-to-date performance of Genesco has been a gain of 39.2%.

36) Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (NYSE: KKD): Shares of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts hit a 52-week high of $9.63 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $9.52. The year-to-date performance of Krispy Kreme has been a gain of 36.4%.

37) Tyler Technologies (NYSE: TYL): Shares of Tyler Technologies hit a 52-week high of $26.72 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $26.70. The year-to-date performance of Tyler Technologies has been a gain of 28.6%.

38) Wolverine World Wide (NYSE: WWW): Shares of Wolverine hit a 52-week high of $41.07 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $40.91. The year-to-date performance of Wolverine World Wide has been a gain of 28.8%.

39) Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG): Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill hit a 52-week high of $302.72 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $301.46. The year-to-date performance of Chipotle Mexican Grill has been a gain of 41.7%.

40) Netsuite (NYSE: N): Shares of Netsuite hit a 52-week high of $38.73 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $38.30. The year-to-date performance of Netsuite has been a gain of 53.2%.

41) B&G Foods (NYSE: BGS): Shares of B&G Foods hit a 52-week high of $21.29 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $21.17. The year-to-date performance of B&G has been a gain of 55.9%.

42) Sensata Technologies (NYSE: ST): Shares of Sensata Technologies hit a 52-week high of $37.03 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $36.89. The year-to-date performance of Sensata has been a gain of 22.5%.

43) Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO): Shares of Fusion-io hit a 52-week high of $35.27 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $33.70. The year-to-date performance of Fusion-io has been a gain of 27.4%.

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

1) Exeter Resource (NYSE: XRA): Shares of Exeter Resource hit a 52-week low of $4.08 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $4.14. The year-to-date performance of Exeter has been a loss of 33.3%.

2) Origin Agritech (NASDAQ: SEED): Shares of Origin Agritech hit a 52-week low of $3.52 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $3.75. The year-to-date performance of Origin has been a loss of 64.8%.

3) CompuCredit (NASDAQ: CCRT): Shares of CompuCredit hit a 52-week low of $2.24 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $2.32. The year-to-date performance of CompuCredit has been a loss of 66.7%.

4) Cardiome Pharma (NASDAQ: CRME): Shares of Cardiome Pharma hit a 52-week low of $3.85 In Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $3.85. The year-to-date performance of Cardiome has been a loss of 40%.

5) Dreamworks Animation SKG (NASDAQ: DWA): Shares of Dreamworks Animation hit a 52-week low of $19.81 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $20.08. The year-to-date performance of Dreamworks has been a loss of 31.8%.

6) KongZhong (NASDAQ: KONG): Shares of KongZhong hit a 52-week low of $4.72 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $4.78. The year-to-date performance of KongZhong has been a loss of 32.6%.

7) Pozen (NASDAQ: POZN): Shares of Pozen hit a 52-week low of $4.25 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $4.30. The year-to-date performance of Pozen has been a loss of 35.3%.

8) Pain Therapeutics (NASDAQ: PTIE): Shares of Pain Therapeutics hit a 52-week low of $3.28 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $3.93. The year-to-date performance of Pain Therapeutics has been a loss of 41.8%.

9) Toreador Resources (NASDAQ: TRGL): Shares of Toreador Resources hit a 52-week low of $3.14 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $3.16. The year-to-date performance of Toreador has been a loss of 79.6%.

10) Aegean Marine Petroleum hit a 52-week low of $6.66 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $6.72. The year-to-date performance of Aegean Marine has been a loss of 35.4%.

11) Niska Gas Storage Partners (NYSE: NKA): Shares of Niska Gas Storage hit a 52-week low of $15.81 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $16.25. The year-to-date performance of Niska has been a loss of 17.2%.

12) BankUnited (NYSE: BKU): Shares of BankUnited hit a 52-week low of $26.12 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $26.14. The year-to-date performance of BankUnited has been a loss of 7.9%.

13) Lone Pine Resources (NYSE: LPR): Shares of Lone Pine Resources hit a 52-week low of $10.50 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $10.80. The year-to-date performance of Lone Pine has been a loss of 13.9%.

14) Universal Forest Products (NASDAQ: UFPI): Shares of Universal Forest Products hit a 52-week low of $23.24 in Monday's trading session. The stock closed at $23.80. The year-to-date performance of Universal Forest Products has been a loss of 38.4%.

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