BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- U.S. stocks declined Thursday, despite a positive read on home foreclosures from RealtyTrac. These stocks hit 52-week highs.

3. Fifth Third Bancorp ( FITB) rose 2.5% to $13.28, recording a high of $13.38. Shares of the regional bank have gained 12% during the past month.

Quarter: Fifth Third's fourth-quarter loss narrowed 95% to $98 million, or 20 cents a share, as revenue dropped 14% to $1.8 billion. The operating margin climbed from negative territory to 14%. Fifth Third holds $5.7 billion of cash and $12 billion of debt.

Stock: Fifth Third has risen eightfold in the past year, trouncing U.S. indices. The stock trades at a price-to-projected-earnings ratio of 15, a 19% discount to its peer-group average. It's also cheap based on book value, sales and cash flow.

Consensus: Of analysts covering Fifth Third, seven recommend buying, 15 advise holding and four advocate selling its shares. TheStreet's stock model, which ranks equities on fundamentals and performance, rates the stock "hold."

2. eBay ( EBAY) fell 0.5% to $25.44, but touched a high of $25.97. Shares of the online auctioneer have returned 15% during the past month.

Quarter: Fourth-quarter profit nearly quadrupled to $1.4 billion, or $1.02, as revenue increased 16% to $2.4 billion. eBay's operating margin tightened from 25% to 22%. Its balance sheet stores $4.9 billion of cash, equating to a quick ratio of 2.2, and no debt.

Stock: eBay has more than doubled during the past year, beating major benchmarks. The stock sells for a price-to-projected-earnings ratio of 14, a 50% discount to the industry average. It's also cheap based on book value, sales and cash flow.

Consensus: Of researchers following eBay, 15 suggest purchasing its shares, 15 say to hold and one encourages selling them. Piper Jaffray ( PJC) expects the stock to gain another 37% to $35. Our model rates eBay "hold", but it is on the cusp of an upgrade.

1. Visa ( V) increased 1.3% to $92.74, hitting a high of $93.28. Shares of the data processor have climbed 8.9% during the past month.

Quarter: Fiscal first-quarter profit advanced 33% to $763 million, or 75 cents, as revenue grew 13% to $2 billion. Visa's operating margin improved from 57% to 60%. Its balance sheet contains $6.5 billion of cash and $54 million of debt.

Stock: Visa has risen 82% during the past year, more than U.S. indices. The stock trades at a price-to-projected-earnings ratio of 20, on par with competitors' shares. It's cheap when comparing book value, but expensive based on cash flow.

Consensus: Of analysts evaluating Visa, 30 rate its stock "buy" and seven rate it "hold." Piper Jaffray offers the most bullish price target, projecting Visa will gain another 32% to $121. Our model rates Visa "hold" but commends its financial strength.

-- Reported by Jake Lynch in Boston.