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Toy Story - Nic Cage and Keanu Reeves

These 3 stocks continue to hit new highs, gitty up.

Toy Story Keanu Reeves and Nic Cage are big winners.  Same goes for these money stocks that hit new 52-week highs today including Cheesecake Factory Incorporated (CAKE), Paychex Inc (PAYX) and Visa (V).

These three stocks in addition to hitting new 12 month highs also pay a dividend. Should the bulls continue to remain in command then adding a little of these strong performers could lift your portfolio even higher in 2013.

The Cheesecake Factory Inc (CAKE) with their fatty huge portions hit a new 52-week high of $38.67.  CAKE trades with a P/E Ratio of 21.2 and EPS of 1.78.  Cheesecake Factory also packs a 1.25% annual dividend yield.


Paychex Inc (PAYX) shares hit a new 12 month high of $35.18 today.  Paychex sports a 3.8% annual dividend yield. PAYX shares are now trading with a P/E Ratio of 22.6 and EPS of 1.54.


Visa Inc (V) shares have traded between $111.94 and today's new high of $170.96 over the past 12 months.  Visa shares are now trading with a P/E Ratio of 76.6 and EPS of 2.19.  Visa has a tiny dividend yield of .78% but it's better than nothing.  Visa's 12 month chart is a work of art -- the trend is strong and up.