Commodities & Metals

52-Week High Club (MEE, X, AA, BUCY)

Massey Energy Company (NYSE: MEE) rose over 5.7% to a yearly high of $44.42, riding a wave of optimism concerning coal and metal stocks following signs that U.S. and Chinese manufacturing is improving.  Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) rose 4.7% to a yearly high of 16.89 while United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) rose 5.8% to a yearly high of $58.37.

Bucyrus International Inc. (NASDAQ: BUCY) rose over 11.1% to a yearly high of $62.65 after the maker of mining equipment was upgraded by Barclays.

Garrett W. McIntyre