Definition of 52 Week High





What does a "52 week high" mean? What is the definition of the term "52 week high"?

"52-week high" is the highest price that a stock has traded at over the past 52 weeks.

Let's look at an example to further illustrate this definition:

Example - Wells Fargo.

According to our Wells Fargo quote page, the stock is currently trading at $33.01 and has a 52 week high of $34.25.

This simply means that the highest price that WFC (Wells Fargo) has traded at over the past 52 weeks is $34.25.

The opposite of "52 week high", of course, is the "52 week low". This is the lowest that a stock has traded at over the past 52 weeks.




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