GuruFocus list of 52-week highs
, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: Unilever
), Banco de Chile (
), Monsanto Company (
), Loews Corporation (
) and Lowe's Companies Inc. (
Unilever PLC (
) Reached the 52-Week High of $40.95
The prices of Unilever PLC shares have reached $40.95, which is
0.3% off the 52-week high of $41.06. Unilever PLC is a supplier
of fast moving consumer goods. Unilever PLC has a market cap of
$123.87 billion; its shares were traded at around $40.95 with a
P/E ratio of 20.8768 and P/S ratio of 1.7864. The dividend yield
of Unilever Plc stocks is 2.99%. Unilever PLC had an annual
average earnings growth of 0.6% over the past 10 years.
On Jan. 23, Unilever PLC released results for the full year 2012.
Turnover increased by 10.5% to ?51.3 billion with a positive
impact from foreign exchange of 2.2% and acquisitions net of
disposals of 1.1%. Underlying sales growth was 6.9% comprising
volume growth of 3.4% and price growth of 3.3%. Core earnings per
share increased by 11% to ?1.57; free cash flow of ?4.3 billion.
Banco de Chile (
) Reached the 52-Week High of $99.56
The prices of Banco de Chile shares have reached $99.56, which is
1.5% off the 52-week high of $101.04. Banco de Chile formerly
known as Banco de Chile Ads was founded in 1893. Banco de Chile
has a market cap of $15.26 billion; its shares were traded at
around $99.56 with a P/E ratio of 16.0256 and P/S ratio of
5.1177. The dividend yield of Banco de Chile stocks is 2.84%.
Banco de Chile had an annual average earnings growth of 17.9%
over the past 10 years.
Banco de Chile recently released results for the third fiscal
quarter of 2012. Net income was Ch$100 billion in the third
quarter 2012, which is 1.5% above the figure posted a year
earlier and compares favorably to the 18.5% year-over-year drop
recorded by the industry' net income in the third quarter 2012 as
compares to the third quarter 2011.
Monsanto Company (
) Reached the 52-Week High of $102.27
The prices of Monsanto Company (
) shares have reached $102.27, which is 1.9% off the 52-week high
of $104.19. Monsanto Co. was incorporated in Delaware on Feb. 9,
2000. Monsanto Company has a market cap of $54.8 billion; its
shares were traded at around $102.27 with a P/E ratio of 24.57
and P/S ratio of 3.9432. The dividend yield of Monsanto Company
stocks is 1.32%. Monsanto Company had an annual average earnings
growth of 17.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Monsanto
the business predictability rank of 3-star
On Jan. 8, Monsanto Company delivered strong results for the
first quarter of its fiscal year 2013. Net sales for the quarter
increased 21 percent over the prior year's first quarter to $2.9
billion, with significant contribution from the corn seed and
traits business, led by the corn opportunity acceleration in
Latin America and strong shipments in the U.S. reflective of a
positive order book. Gross profit for the 2013 first quarter
increased 27 percent over the prior year period to $1.4 billion.
Selling, general and administrative (SG&A) costs were $542
million in the first quarter. Research and development (R&D)
expenses decreased year-over-year to $346 million for the
Last month, Chairman and CEO
Charles S. McMillan
, President and CCO Brett D. Begemann, Director George Poste,
Executive Vice President Human Resources Steven Mizell and Vice
President and Treasurer Tom D. Hartley sold shares of MON stock.
Loews Corporation (
) Reached the 52-Week High of $44.08
The prices of Loews Corporation shares have reached $44.08, which
is 0.1% off the 52-week high of $44.13. Loews Corporation was
incorporated in 1967 and is an insurance holding company. Loews
Corporation has a market cap of $17.35 billion; its shares were
traded at around $44.08 with a P/E ratio of 20.0401 and P/S ratio
of 1.2209. The dividend yield of Loews Corporation stocks is
0.57%. Loews Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of
5.3% over the past 5 years.
On Oct. 29, Loews Corporation reported net income for the 2012
third quarter of $177 million, or $0.45 per share, compared to
$162 million, or $0.40 per share, in the 2011 third quarter. Net
income for the nine months ended September 30, 2012 was $600
million, or $1.51per share, compared to $791 million, or $1.94
per share, in the prior year period.
Last month, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Gary W. Garson sold 11,250 shares of L stock. In November, Senior
Vice President and CFO Peter W. Keegan sold 90,000 shares and
Director Ken Miller bought 5,000 shares. Controller Mark S.
Schwartz, Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer
Richard Waldo Scott and Director Gloria R. Scott sold shares in
Lowe's Companies Inc. (
) Reached the 52-Week High of $38.56
The prices of Lowe's Companies Inc. shares have reached $38.56,
which is 1.8% off the 52-week high of $39.26. Lowe's Companies
Inc. was incorporated in North Carolina in 1952 and has been
publicly held since 1961. Lowe's Companies Inc. has a market cap
of $43.37 billion; its shares were traded at around $38.56 with a
P/E ratio of 22.8833 and P/S ratio of 0.8921. The dividend yield
of Lowe's Companies Inc. stocks is 1.61%. Lowe's Companies Inc.
had an annual average earnings growth of 5.6% over the past 10
On Nov. 19, Lowe's Companies Inc. reported net earnings of $396
million for the quarter ended November 2, 2012, a 76.0 percent
increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per
share increased 94.4 percent to $0.35. For the nine months ended
Nov. 2, 2012, net earnings increased 10.1 percent from the same
period a year ago to $1.67 billion, while diluted earnings per
share increased 21.4 percent to $1.42.
Last month, COO Ricky D. Damron sold 23,367 shares of LOW stock.
Chief Human Resources Officer Maureen K. Ausura, Chief Customer
Officer Gregory M. Bridgeford, Director Peter C. Browning and CFO
Robert F. Hull Jr. sold shares in December. CLO and CCO and
Secretary Gaither M. Keener Jr. and Chairman, President and CEO
Robert A. Niblock sold shares in November.About GuruFocus:
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