BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- U.S. stocks gained Thursday, helped by reports that showed lower jobless claims and higher worker productivity. The following stocks hit 52-week highs.

3. TiVo ( TIVO) rocketed 62% to $16.52, recording a high of $16.65 after a court imposed injunctions on EchoStar ( SATS) and Dish Network ( DISH) for patent infringement. Shares of the video-recorder maker have soared 85% in the past month.

The numbers: TiVo swung to a fiscal third-quarter loss of $6.7 million, or 6 cents a share, from a profit of $101 million, or 98 cents, a year earlier. Revenue decreased 9% to $59 million. TiVo's operating margin remained in negative territory. It holds $245 million of cash and no debt.

The stock: TiVo has more than doubled in the past year, outperforming U.S. indices. The stock trades at a price-to-book ratio of 5.7, a 21% premium to the industry average. The shares are also expensive when considering trailing earnings and cash flow.

2. Target ( TGT) increased 2.4% to $52.94, hitting a high of $53.25. Shares of the general merchandiser have risen 7.9% over the past four weeks.

The numbers: Fourth-quarter profit increased 54% to $936 million, or $1.24 a share, as revenue grew 3.2% to $20 billion. Target's operating margin widened from 5.9% to 8%. Its balance sheet contains $2.2 billion of cash and $17 billion of debt.

The stock: Target has appreciated 95% during the past 12 months, beating major benchmarks. The stock sells for a price-to-projected-earnings ratio of 12, a discount to peers. Its PEG ratio of 1.6 represents a 17% premium to the industry average. A PEG ratio over 1 implies expensive shares.

1. Disney ( DIS) rose 2.9% to $32.57, touching a high of $32.86. Shares of the entertainment company have returned 9.8% in the past month.

The numbers: Fiscal first-quarter profit declined marginally to $844 million, or 44 cents a share, as revenue ascended 1.5% to $9.7 billion. The operating margin extended from 13% to 15%. Disney holds $3.2 billion of cash and $14 billion of debt.

The stock: Disney has soared 92% in the past year, outpacing U.S. indices. The stock sells for a price-to-projected-earnings ratio of 14, a discount to peers. Its PEG ratio of 1.5 represents a 38% premium to the industry average and indicates that shares are costly relative to growth expectations.

-- Reported by Jake Lynch in Boston.