GuruFocus list of 52-week highs
, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: The
Sherwin-Williams Company (
), Liberty Media Corp. (
), Unilever ADR (
), Eli Lilly and Company (
) and The Coca-Cola Company (
The Sherwin-Williams Company (
) Reached the 52-Week High of $136.08
The Sherwin-Williams Company is a manufacturer, distributor and
retailer of paint, coatings and related products. The
Sherwin-Williams Company has a market cap of $13.97 billion; its
shares were traded at around $136.08 with a P/E ratio of 23.7 and
P/S ratio of 1.6. The dividend yield of The Sherwin-Williams
Company stocks is 1.2%. The Sherwin-Williams Company had an
annual average earnings growth of 9% over the past 10 years.
GuruFocus rated The Sherwin-Williams Company
the business predictability rank of 2.5-star
On July 19, The Sherwin-Williams Company announced its financial
results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. Compared to
the same periods in 2011, consolidated net sales increased $218.3
million, or 9.3%, to $2.57 billion in the quarter and increased
$499.0 million, or 11.9%, to $4.71 billion in six months.
Unfavorable currency translation rate changes decreased
consolidated net sales 2.5% in the quarter and 2.0% in six
months. Acquisitions increase consolidated net sales 1.0% in the
quarter and six months
In July, Senior Vice President Human Resources
Thomas E. Hopkins
David F. Hodnik
, President, Global Finishes Group George E. Heath, and
President, LACG Timothy A. Knight sold shares of SHW stock.
Senior Vice President Corporate Planning and Development Steven
J. Oberfeld sold 14,000 shares in June. Senior Vice President
Finance and CFO Sean P. Hennessy sold 42,403 shares in March.
Liberty Media Corp (Capital) (
) Reached the 52-Week High of $96.66
Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of
electronic retailing, media, communications and entertainment
businesses. Liberty Media Corp (capital) has a market cap of
$10.7 billion; its shares were traded at around $96.66 with a P/E
ratio of 60.7 and P/S ratio of 7.6.
On May 8, Liberty Media Corporation reported first quarter 2012
results. Liberty Media's revenue decreased 55% to $440 million in
the first quarter, adjusted OIBDA decreased 77% to $110 million
and operating income decreased 81% to $89 million.
In May, Director Malcolm Ian Grant Gilchrist sold shares of LMCA
stock. Executive Vice President Charles Y. Tanabe sold 5,807
shares in March. Senior Vice President Albert E. Rosenthaler and
Executive Vice President Charles Y. Tanabe sold shares in
Unilever (ADR) (
) Reached the 52-Week High of $35.4
Unilever is one of the world's largest consumer products
companies. Unilever has a market cap of $102.75 billion; its
shares were traded at around $35.4 with and P/S ratio of 1.7. The
dividend yield of Unilever stocks is 3.1%.
On July 26, Unilever released its results for the half year and
second quarter 2012. Turnover was up 11.5% at ?25.4 billion with
a positive impact from foreign exchange of 1.9% and acquisitions
net of disposals was 2.2%. First-half underlying sales growth was
7.0% comprising volume growth of 2.8% and price growth of 4.1%.
Second quarter underlying sales growth was 5.8%. Emerging markets
underlying sales growth was up 11.4% in the first half; up 11.0%
in the second quarter.
In May, CEO Robert R. Kauffman bought 10,000 shares of UN stock.
Eli Lilly and Company (
) Reached the 52-Week High of $44.11
Eli Lilly and Company discovers, develops, manufactures, and
sells products in one significant business segment -
pharmaceutical products. Eli Lilly & Co. has a market cap of
$51.49 billion; its shares were traded at around $44.11 with a
P/E ratio of 11.8 and P/S ratio of 2.1. The dividend yield of Eli
Lilly & Co. stocks is 4.4%. Eli Lilly & Co. had an annual
average earnings growth of 5.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus
rated Eli Lilly & Co. the business predictability rank of
On July 25, Eli Lilly and Company reported results for the second
quarter of 2012. Worldwide total revenue was $5.601 billion, a
decrease of 10 percent compared with the second quarter of 2011.
Gross margin decreased 11 percent to $4.454 billion in the second
quarter of 2012. Operating income in the second quarter of 2012
was $1.202 billion, a decrease of 24 percent compared to the
second quarter of 2011.
Last week, Senior Vice President and President Lilly Diabetes
Enrique A. Conterno sold 5,000 shares of LLY stock.
SVP&Pres., Emerging Markets Jacques Tapiero sold 2,125 shares
in June and Chief Accounting Officer Arnold C. Hanish sold 1,295
shares in May.
The Coca-Cola Company (
) Reached the 52-Week High of $80.71
The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company and
is the producer and marketer of soft drinks. The Coca-Cola
Company has a market cap of $180.52 billion; its shares were
traded at around $80.71 with a P/E ratio of 20.4 and P/S ratio of
3.9. The dividend yield of The Coca-Cola Company stocks is 2.5%.
The Coca-Cola Company had an annual average earnings growth of 8%
over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated The Coca-Cola Company the
business predictability rank of 3.5-star.
On July 17, The Coca-Cola Company reported results for the second
quarter of 2012. Second quarter reported net revenues grew 3% and
comparable currency neutral net revenues grew 7%, driven by solid
price/mix of 3%. Year-to-date reported net revenues grew 4% and
comparable currency neutral net revenues grew 7%. Second quarter
reported operating income grew 4% and comparable currency neutral
operating income grew 7% in the quarter. Year-to-date reported
operating income and comparable currency neutral operating income
both grew 6%.
In May, Director Richard M. Daley bought 200 shares of KO stock.
Director Evan G. Greenberg and Director Barry Diller bought
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