52-Week High Companies: AMT, HNZ, SLW, TSM, ETE

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According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs , these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: American Tower Corp ( AMT ), HJ Heinz Company ( HNZ ), Silver Wheaton Corporation ( SLW ), Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing ( TSM ) and Energy Transfer Equity LP ( ETE ).

American Tower Corp ( AMT ) Reached the 52-Week High of $74.84

The prices of American Tower Corp shares have reached $74.84, which is 0.9% off the 52-week high of $75.49. American Tower Corporation is a wireless communications and broadcast infrastructure company with three operating segments. American Tower Corp has a market cap of $29.57 billion; its shares were traded at around $74.84 with and P/S ratio of 12.1. The dividend yield of American Tower Corp stocks is 1.23%. American Tower Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 9.9% over the past 10 years.

On Oct. 31, American Tower Corporation reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2012. Total revenue increased 13.2% to $713.3 million and total rental and management revenue increased 13.5% to $697.6 million. Operating income increased 29.5% to $295.6 million, and net income attributable to American Tower Corporation increased to $232.1 million. Net income attributable to American Tower Corporation per basic and diluted common share increased to $0.59 and $0.58, respectively.

This month, Executive Vice President International Operations William H. Hess sold 10,000 shares of AMT stock. Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer Thomas A. Bartlett sold 5,771 shares in October. Executive Vice President and President U.S. Tower Steven C. Marshall and Chairman, President and CEO James D. Taiclet Jr. sold shares in August.

HJ Heinz Company ( HNZ ) Reached the 52-Week High of $57.6

The prices of HJ Heinz Company shares have reached $57.6, which is 1.4% off the 52-week high of $58.42. HJ Heinz Company and its subsidiaries manufacture and market an extensive line of processed food products throughout the world. HJ Heinz Company has a market cap of $18.4 billion; its shares were traded at around $57.6 with a P/E ratio of 16.76 and P/S ratio of 1.58. The dividend yield of HJ Heinz Company stocks is 3.58%. HJ Heinz Company had an annual average earnings growth of 3.2% over the past 10 years.

In September, Executive Vice President and CFO Arthur B. Winkleblack and Senior Vice President Finance Edward J. Mcmenamin sold shares of HNZ stock. Executive Vice President General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Theodore Nicholas Bobby sold 32,000 shares in August. Director Nelson Peltz and Director Lynn C. Swann sold shares in July.

Silver Wheaton Corporation ( SLW ) Reached the 52-Week High of $40.39

The prices of Silver Wheaton Corporation ( SLW ) shares have reached $40.39, which is 1.9% off the 52-week high of $41.14. Silver Wheaton is the only mining company with 100% of its revenue from silver production. Silver Wheaton Corporation has a market cap of $14.29 billion; its shares were traded at around $40.39 with a P/E ratio of 25.89 and P/S ratio of 19.58. The dividend yield of Silver Wheaton Corporation stocks is 0.99%. Silver Wheaton Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 27.9% over the past five years.

On Nov. 5, Silver Wheaton Corp. announced its unaudited results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2012. Record attributable silver equivalent production was 7.7 million ounces compared to 6.1 million ounces in third quarter 2011, representing an increase of 26%. Revenues were US$161.3 million compared to US$185.2 million in third quarter 2011, representing a decrease of 13%, attributable to a 14% decrease in silver prices from a year earlier with silver equivalent sales being consistent year over year at 5.1 million ounces. Net earnings were US$119.7 million (US$0.34 per share) compared to US$135.0 million (US$0.38 per share) in third quarter 2011, representing a decrease of 11%.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing ( TSM ) Reached the 52-Week High of $16.36

The prices of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing shares have reached $16.36, which is 0.0% off the 52-week high of $16.36. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturer Co is the world's largest dedicated integrated circuit foundry. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing has a market cap of $84.81 billion; its shares were traded at around $16.36 with a P/E ratio of 16.2 and P/S ratio of 5.83. The dividend yield of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing stocks is 2.43%. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing had an annual average earnings growth of 22% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

On Oct. 25, TSMC announced consolidated revenue of NT$141.38 billion, net income of NT$49.30 billion, and diluted earnings per share of NT$1.90 (US$0.32 per ADR unit) for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012. Year-over-year, third quarter revenue increased 32.8% while both net income and diluted EPS increased 62.2%. Compared to second quarter of 2012, third quarter of 2012 results represent a 10.4% increase in revenue, and a 17.9% increase in both net income and diluted EPS. In U.S. dollars, third quarter revenue increased 9.5% from the previous quarter and increased 29.5% year over year. Gross margin for the quarter was 48.8%, operating margin was 37.2% and net margin was 34.9%.

Energy Transfer Equity LP ( ETE ) Reached the 52-Week High of $45.19

The prices of Energy Transfer Equity LP shares have reached $45.19, which is 1.2% off the 52-week high of $45.75. Energy Transfer Equity LP owns a diversified portfolio of energy assets, including natural gas operations consisting miles of natural gas gathering and transportation pipelines, natural gas treating and processing assets located in Texas and Louisiana, and three natural gas storage facilities located in Texas. Energy Transfer Equity LP has a market cap of $12.58 billion; its shares were traded at around $45.19 with a P/E ratio of 21.09 and P/S ratio of 1.53. The dividend yield of Energy Transfer Equity LP stocks is 5.56%. Energy Transfer Equity LP had an annual average earnings growth of 18.3% over the past 5 years.

On Nov. 7, Energy Transfer Equity LP reported financial results for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2012. Distributable cash flow, as adjusted, for Energy Transfer Equity LP was $189.2 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, 2012, an increase of $62.9 million over the three months ended Sept. 30, 2011. ETE's net income attributable to partners was $35.2 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, 2012 as compared to $69.1 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, 2011.

Director, 10% Owner Kelcy L. Warren bought 239,975 shares of ETE stock in June.About GuruFocus: GuruFocus.com tracks the stocks picks and portfolio holdings of the world's best investors. This value investing site offers stock screeners and valuation tools. And publishes daily articles tracking the latest moves of the world's best investors. GuruFocus also provides promising stock ideas in 3 monthly newsletters sent to Premium Members .



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