Shares of Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) hit a 52-week high of Rs 1,245.90 after they surged 7 per cent on the BSE in the intra-day trade on Wednesday. The stock of the state-owned company surpassed its previous high of Rs 1,214.95, touched on August 25, 2020. It had hit a record high of Rs 1,424 on August 14, 2020.