WINDERMERE, Fla. ( Stockpickr) -- At Stockpickr, we track daily portfolios of stocks that are hitting new 52-week highs and 52-week lows.

When you see a stock that's hitting new 52-week highs it often means that the uptrend is very strong and the buyers are in full control (and the opposite for stocks setting new 52-week lows), and momentum traders often look at the 52-week high lists to find new trading ideas. Keep in mind, though, that new highs can also mean that the stock is overbought or has run up too far too fast.

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That's why it's important to combine a number of technical indicators like volume, price, trend and momentum indicators such as relative strength before you make an investing or trading decision. Combine all of those things with fundamental trends, disciple and sound money management and you will be well on your way to investment success.

Let's take a closer look at several stocks that hit new 52-week highs today.

I.D. Systems

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I.D. Systems ( IDSY) develops, markets and sells wireless solutions for managing and securing enterprise assets. These assets include industrial vehicles, such as forklifts and airport ground support equipment, and rental vehicles. This stock is trading up 3% to $6.05 in recent trading, after it hit a 52-week high of $6.34 earlier today.

Today's Range: $5.85-$6.34

52-week Range: $2.51-$6.34

Volume: 79,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 40,686

I.D. Systems has a market cap of $67.26 million and an enterprise value of $46.05 million. The stock trades at a forward price-to-earnings of 120.40. Its estimated growth rate for this year is 54.5%, and for next year it's pegged at 114.3%. The current short interest as a percentage of the float for I.D. Systems is a very low 0.4%.

This stock is moving higher today after the company reported record third-quarter revenue that was up 74%.

From a technical standpoint, this stock is triggering a major breakout today now that shares have started to move above some past overhead resistance at 5.77 to $5.94 on heavy volume.

If this stock can sustain this move and close above those levels, then it should set up to trend much higher in the near-term.

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Arrowhead Research

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Arrowhead Research ( ARWR) is a development-stage company. Arrowhead is a nanomedicine company engaged in development therapeutic products at the interface of biology and nano-engineering to cure disease and improve human health. This stock is trading up 47% to $79 cents in recent trading after hitting a 52-week high of $1.19 earlier in the day.

Today's Range: $0.71-$1.19

52-week Range: $0.31-$1.19

Volume: 4,850,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 121,682

Arrowhead Research has a market cap of $58.90 million and an enterprise value of $33.86 million. The stock trades at a price-to-book of 3.61 and a price-to-sales of 41.94. The current short interest as a percentage of the float for Arrowhead is a very low 1.3%.

This stock is soaring today after the company announced the publication of data from its subsidiary Ablaris Therapeutics's lead drug candidate, Adipotide, demonstrating weight loss and reduction of body mass index in obese monkeys.

From a technical standpoint, this stock has given back a lot of its gains from earlier in the day when it touched $1.19 a share, and the volume is huge. (It also shows up on today's list of Stocks Rising on Unusual Volume.)

For now, I would avoid this name until it can consolidate some more and find support levels where buyers step in. This move is simply a super spike that's not sustainable in the short term. That said, if the stock can hold above 78 cents, it would be constructive since that's previous resistance level.

Susser Holdings

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Susser Holdings ( SUSS) is a non-refining convenience store operator, as well as a non-refining motor fuel distributor. This stock is trading up 3.4% at $24.00 in recent trading after hitting a 52-week high of $24.20 earlier in the day.

Today's Range: $23.32-$24.21

52-week Range: $12.82-$24.21

Volume: 70,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 115,668

Susser, one of TheStreet's top-rated food and staples stocks, has a market cap of $410.66 million and an enterprise value of $780.10 million. The stock trades at a trailing price-to-earnings of 13.30 and a forward price-to-earnings of 17.99. Its estimated growth rate for this year is 81.8%, and for next year it's pegged at -33%. The current short interest as a percentage of the float for Susser is low at 3.9%.

This stock is moving higher today after the company reported third-quarter profits that more than doubled as the convenience store and gas station operator sold more merchandise and higher prices stoked fuel revenue.

From a technical standpoint, this stock is very close to triggering a major breakout if it can sustain a move and close above some past overhead resistance at $23.98 on high volume.

Traders should watch this stock very closely in the coming days and weeks for a high-volume move into that breakout territory that comes on volume over 115,000 shares. If that hits, then look for this stock to trend much higher in the near-term.

Bankrate

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Bankrate ( RATE) is a publisher, aggregator and distributor of personal finance content on the Internet. This stock is trading up 3% at $19.11 in recent trading after hitting a 52-week high of $21.94 earlier in the day.

Today's Range: $18.93-$21.94

52-week Range: $13.38-$21.94

Volume: 149,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 211,826

Bankrate has a market cap of $1.92 billion and an enterprise value of $1.98 billion. The stock trades at a forward price-to-earnings of 25. Its estimated growth rate for next year is pegged at 37.5%. The current short interest as a percentage of the float for Bankrate is a rather high 15.5%.

From a technical standpoint, this stock triggered a breakout today once it cleared some past overhead resistance at $20.12 to $20.99. That said, the stock has so far failed the break out and has now traded back below those levels at last check. This reversal pattern could be signaling a bearish move in the near-term if RATE takes out its next support zone at $18.51.

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Cabot Oil & Gas

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Cabot Oil & Gas ( COG) is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the development, exploitation and exploration of oil and gas properties located in the U.S. This stock is trading up 7% at $86.06 in recent trading after hitting a 52-week high of $86.25 earlier in the day.

Today's Range: $82.51-$86.25

52-week Range: $33.13-$86.25

Volume: 1,361,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 2,365,610

Cabot Oil & Gas has a market cap of $8.96 billion and an enterprise value of $9.54 billion. The stock trades at a trailing price-to-earnings of 62.56 and a forward price-to-earnings of 30.72. Its estimated growth rate for this year is 35.7%, and for next year it's pegged at 109.8%. The current short interest as a percentage of the float for COG is pretty low at 3.7%.

From a technical standpoint, this stock is triggering a big breakout today now that shares are clearing some past overhead resistance of $81.44 and $84.80. Traders should now look for COG to make a run at $100 in the near-term if this break out can hold above $84.80 and if volume starts to get stronger. So far today, this breakout is coming on lighter-than-average volume.

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Generac Holdings

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Generac Holdings ( GNRC) is a designer and manufacturer of a range of standby generators for the residential, commercial and industrial markets. This stock is trading up 0.32% to $24.97 in recent trading after hitting a 52-week high of $25.42 earlier in the day.

Today's Range: $24.80-$25.42

52-week Range: $13.83-$25.42

Volume: 76,000

Three-Month Average Volume: 193,933

Generac has a market cap of $1.69 billion and an enterprise value of $2.18 billion. The stock trades at a trailing price-to-earnings of 22.21 and a forward price-to-earnings of 11.24. Its estimated growth rate for this year is 15%, and for next year it's pegged at 12.1%. The current short interest as a percentage of the float for Generac is notable at 4.6%.

From a technical standpoint, this stock recently broke out above some overhead resistance at $21 to $22, and it then ran up to its current price of just under $25 a share.

Traders should now look to play the next breakout which will trigger once the stock moves above $25.35. Look to get long over if $25.35 is taken out with high-volume that's tracking in close to or above the three-month average of 193,933.

-- Written by Roberto Pedone in Winderemere, Fla.

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At the time of publication, author had no positions in stocks mentioned.

Roberto Pedone, based out of Windermere, Fla., is an independent trader who focuses on stocks, options, futures, commodities and currencies. He is also an outside contributor to Beconequity.com and maintains the website Maddmoney.net, which he sold to Blue Wave Advisors in 2008. Roberto studied International Business at The Milwaukee School of Engineering, and he spent a year overseas studying business in Lubeck, Germany.