GuruFocus list of 52-week highs
, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: Samsung
Electronics Co Ltd (
), Yahoo! Inc. (
), Alliance Data Systems Corporation (
) and Roper Industries Inc. (
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (
) Reached the 52-Week High of $304.499
The prices of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (
) shares have reached $304.499, which is 0.6% off the 52-week
high of $306.323. Samsung operates through diverse businesses
that span advanced technology, semiconductors, skyscraper and
plant construction, petrochemicals, fashion, medicine, finance,
hotels and more. Samsung electronics leads the global market in
high-tech electronics manufacturing and digital media.
On Oct. 26, Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. announced revenues of
52.18 trillion Korean won on a consolidated basis for the third
quarter ended September 30, 2012, a 26-percent increase
year-on-year. For the quarter, the company's consolidated
operating profit reached an all-time high of 8.12 trillion won,
representing a 91-percent increase year-on-year. Consolidated net
profit for the July-September period was 6.56 trillion won. In
its earnings guidance disclosed on Oct. 5, Samsung estimated
third quarter consolidated revenues would reach approximately 52
trillion won with consolidated operating profit of approximately
8.1 trillion won.
Yahoo! Inc. (
) Reached the 52-Week High of $14.47
The prices of Yahoo! Inc. shares have reached $14.47, which is
1.6% off the 52-week high of $14.70. Yahoo! is focused on
creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than
half a billion people connected to what matters most to them,
across devices and around the globe.
On Oct. 22, Yahoo! Inc. reported results for the quarter ended
Sept. 30, 2012. Revenue excluding traffic acquisition costs
("Revenue ex-TAC") was $1.09 billion for the third quarter of
2012, a 2 percent increase compared to the third quarter of 2011.
GAAP revenue was $1.2 billion for the third quarter of 2012, a 1
percent decrease from the third quarter of 2011. Excluding
restructuring charges for both years, operating income on a
non-GAAP basis was $177 million in the third quarter of 2012
compared to $175 million in the third quarter of 2011. On a GAAP
basis, income from operations decreased 14 percent to $152
million in the third quarter of 2012, compared to $177 million in
the third quarter of 2011.
Alliance Data Systems Corporation (
) Reached the 52-Week High of $67.29
The prices of Alliance Data Systems Corporation shares have
reached $67.29, which is 1.2% off the 52-week high of $68.1.
Alliance Data Systems Corporation or ADSC is a provider of
data-driven and transaction-based marketing and customer loyalty
solutions. Alliance Data Systems Corporation has a market cap of
$7.11 billion; its shares were traded at around $142.96 with a
P/E ratio of 18.11 and P/S ratio of 2.24. Alliance Data Systems
Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 27.7% over
the past 10 years.
On Oct. 18, Alliance Data Systems Corporation announced results
for the quarter ended Sept. 30, 2012. Revenue increased 8 percent
to $911 million and adjusted EBITDA increased 13 percent to $319
million for the third quarter of 2012. Net income per diluted
) increased 15 percent to $1.84, and core earnings per diluted
share (core EPS) increased 10 percent to $2.37 for the third
quarter of 2012, exceeding the Company's guidance of $2.18. Core
EPS for the third quarter of 2012 included a net $0.03 benefit
primarily from the release of a previously reserved tax liability
due to resolution of the tax matter.
In November, President and CEO
Edward J. Heffernan
Roger H. Ballou
, and Director
D. Keith Cobb
sold shares of ADS stock. Executive Vice President and CFO
Charles L. Horn sold 5,000 shares in October. Director Robert A.
Minicucci, Director Lawrence M. Benveniste and Director Roger H.
Ballou sold shares in September.
Roper Industries Inc. (
) Reached the 52-Week High of $111.77
The prices of Roper Industries Inc. shares have reached $111.77,
which is 1.2% off the 52-week high of $113.14. Roper Industries
Inc. was incorporated on Dec. 17, 1981 under the laws of the
State of Delaware. Roper Industries Inc. has a market cap of
$10.91 billion; its shares were traded at around $111.77 with a
P/E ratio of 23.68 and P/S ratio of 3.9. The dividend yield of
Roper Industries Inc. stocks is 0.49%. Roper Industries Inc. had
an annual average earnings growth of 16.6% over the past 10
years. GuruFocus rated Roper Industries Inc. the business
predictability rank of 3-star.
On Oct. 25, Roper Industries Inc. reported financial results for
the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2012. Roper reports results,
including revenue, operating margin, net income and diluted
earnings per share, on a GAAP and non-GAAP basis. The non-GAAP
measures are reconciled to the corresponding GAAP measures at the
end of this release. Third quarter GAAP diluted earnings per
share were $1.17. Non-GAAP diluted earnings per share were $1.24,
which were at the higher end of the company's guidance range.
GAAP revenue was a record $748 million. Non-GAAP revenue, which
excludes a fair value adjustment to acquired deferred revenue,
was $751 million. GAAP operating margin increased 100 basis
points to 24.5%, while non-GAAP operating margin was 25.7%, a 220
basis point increase over the prior year. Operating cash flow in
the quarter was a record $205 million, an increase of 23% over
the comparable period in the prior year.
Last week, Director David W. Devonshire sold 3,000 shares of ROP
stock. In November, Director Robert D. Johnson, Director
Christopher Wright, Director John F. Fort III, Vice President and
Controller Paul J. Soni, and Executive Vice President and CFO
John Humphrey sold shares of ROP stock. CEO and President Brian
D. Jellison sold 200,000 shares in September.About GuruFocus:
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