Sixty stocks in the S&P 500 (6%) hit new 52-week highs yesterday. Below is a list of these 60 stocks (click to enlarge) along with their year-to-date performance numbers.
As shown, National Semi (NSM) -- which was just bought out by Texas Instruments (TXN) -- is up the most of the stocks shown with a YTD gain of 75.36%. All of its YTD gains have come in yesterday's trading! Tesoro (TSO) ranks second among the stocks listed in terms of YTD performance with a 2011 gain of 53.83%. Other big notables on the list of new 52-week highs include Netflix (NFLX), priceline.com (PCLN), Chevron (CVX), and AT&T (T).