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Stocks Hitting 52-Week Highs

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MDU Resources Group Inc (NYSE: MDU) shares rose 2.81 percent to reach a new 52-week high of $22.66. Argus Research upgraded MDU Resources from Hold to Buy.

Celator Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ: CPXX) shares reached a new 52-week high of $30 after Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (NASDAQ: JAZZ) announced plans to acquire the company for $30.25 per share in cash.

SciQuest, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQI) shares gained 32.63 percent to touch a new 52-week high of $17.60 after the company agreed to be acquired by Accel-KKR for $17.75 per share.

Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE: BIG) shares gained 3.20 percent to touch a new 52-week high of $52.58. On Friday, Big Lots reported stronger-than-expected results for the first quarter and raised its full-year forecast.

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