52-Week High Club (AA, CVX, MMR, EXXI, SNI)

Aluminum Corp. of China Limited (NYSE: ACH) rose over 5.7% to a yearly high of $34.27 after the company rose alumina prices for the second time in a week.  Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) rose over 3.4% to a yearly high of $17.60 ahead of the their earnings report this evening.

Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) rosve over 2% to a yearly high of $81.09 after the Citigroup upgraded the energy producer on the grounds of an increasingly bullish oil outlook.

McMorRan Exploration Co. (NYSE: MMR) and Energy XXI Ltd. (NASDAQ: EXXI) both surged to 52-week highs after announcing they have made one of the biggest oil and gas discoveries in the Gulf of Mexico.  They rose 53.2% and 38.7% respectively.

Scripps Networks Interactive Inc. (NYSE: SNI) rose over 5.1% to a yearly high of $46.01 after the owner of cable-television networks was upgraded by analysts at UBS.

Garrett W. McIntyre

Sponsored: Tips for Investing

A financial advisor can help you understand the advantages and disadvantages of investment properties. Finding a qualified financial advisor doesn’t have to be hard. SmartAsset’s free tool matches you with up to three financial advisors who serve your area, and you can interview your advisor matches at no cost to decide which one is right for you. If you’re ready to find an advisor who can help you achieve your financial goals, get started now.

Investing in real estate can diversify your portfolio. But expanding your horizons may add additional costs. If you’re an investor looking to minimize expenses, consider checking out online brokerages. They often offer low investment fees, helping you maximize your profit.