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8 Stocks Hit 52-Week Highs: HLF, PCLN, DG, PAG, FITB, CMI, CHKP, ASML

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of these stocks hit 52-week highs on Thursday: (PCLN - Get Report), Herbalife (HLF - Get Report), Penske Automotive Group (PAG - Get Report), Dollar General (DG - Get Report), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB - Get Report), Check Point Software Technologies (CHKP), Cummins (CMI) and ASML Holding (ASML).

"While Priceline grew its already dominant ad presence modestly since Sept-11, Expedia-owned sites maintained a solid ad presence, appearing in 62% of emerging country searches in Mar-12 vs. 71% in Sept-11," Piper Jaffray analysts wrote in a report Wednesday. "Meanwhile, 100% of hotel searches in mature mkts surveyed had a paid ad for a Priceline-owned site, 90% had a paid ad for an Expediaowned site, and 21% of searches had a paid ad for an Orbitz-owned site. Our survey included searches in 29 mature mkts and 34 emerging mkts."

Shares of hit a 52-week high of $659.67 on Thursday. The stock's 52-week low of $411.26 was set on Oct. 4. has an estimated price-to-earnings ratio of 17.01 times; the average for travel and tourism companies is 16.65. For comparison, Expedia's (EXPE) forward P/E is 10.48.

Nineteen of the 23 analysts who cover rated it buy. Three analysts gave the stock a hold rating and one rated it sell.

TheStreet Ratings gives an A grade with a buy rating and a $788.39 price target. The stock has risen 39.65% year to date.

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DG $83.20 0.70%
FITB $17.46 -0.14%
HLF $63.61 9.10%
PAG $36.93 -0.24%
PCLN $1,250.23 0.76%


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