52-Week High & Low Stocks: ALXN, AWK, CHD, GIS, ACW, CALX
Tuesday, September 27, 2021 1:08 PM



During the day’s trading when the US market traded in green, several stocks recorded a new 52-week high/low. Some notable stocks are discussed here.

 

Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXN) recorded a new 52-week high of $68.50 today, with a trading volume of more than 195 thousand shares. Recently, the company received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for its Soliris medicine for the treatment of children and adults with a rare genetic blood disease that progressively damages vital organs. Shares added 2.33 percent or $1.54 to trade at $67.72.

 

American Water Works Co., Inc. (NYSE: AWK) hit a new all-time high of $31.03 with a trading volume of more than 90 thousand shares today. The company declared a quarterly dividend of 23 cents per shares, or 92 cents annualized. The dividend will be payable on December 1, 2021 to shareholders of record on November 18, 2011. Shares gained 0.76 percent or 23 cents to trade at $30.50.

 

Church & Dwight Co. (NYSE: CHD) recorded an all-time high of $45.77 today, with a trading volume of more than 134 thousand shares. Equities research analysts at Oppenheimer raise the price target on Church & Dwight from $44 to $50. They maintain Outperform rating on the stock. Shares were up 2.90 percent or $1.29 to trade at $45.70.

 

General Mills, Inc. (NYSE: GIS) reached a 52-week high of $39.86 with a trading volume of more than 510 thousand shares. On Monday, the company declared a quarterly dividend of 30.5 cents per share, payable on November 1, 2021 to shareholders of record on October 10, 2011. Shares gained 0.61 percent or 24 cents to trade at $39.72.

 

Accuride Corp. (NYSE: ACW) slipped to a new all-time low of $6.60 today, with a trading volume of more than 491 thousand shares. The company lowered its guidance and said that it has decided to sell a subsidiary that makes axles and other products for severe-duty vehicles. It now expects a loss of 5 cents per share to a profit of 4 cents per share this year, which is down from the previous forecast of a profit of 40 cents per share to 50 cents per share. Accuride now sees revenue of $950 million to $975 million. Shares tumbled 18.20 percent or $1.48 to trade at $6.65.

 

Calix Inc. (NYSE: CALX) recorded a new 52-week low of $9.37, with a trading volume of more than 160 thousand shares. The company slashed its guidance for the third quarter, reflecting a slowdown in business, fiber shortages in some parts of the market and delays in the U.S. stimulus spending. It now expects per-share earnings of 7 cents to 9 cents on revenue of $83 million to $85 million, down from its July view for 20 cents and $104 million, respectively.

 

 


 

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