52-Week High Companies: WMT, VA, MMI, NEE, GR

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According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs , these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. ( WMT ), Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ), Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. ( MMI ), NextEra Energy Inc. ( NEE ), and Goodrich Corp. ( GR ).

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. ( WMT ) Reached the 52-Week High of $62.41

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is the world's largest retailer. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has a market cap of $212.3 billion; its shares were traded at around $62.41 with a P/E ratio of 13.6 and P/S ratio of 0.48. The dividend yield of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. stocks is 2.55%. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 11.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Wal-Mart Stores Inc. the business predictability rank of 5-star .

On May 17, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported financial results for the quarter ended April 30, 2012. Net sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2013 were $112.3 billion, an increase of 8.6 percent from $103.4 billion in the first quarter last year. Net sales for this quarter included a negative currency exchange rate impact of approximately $800 million.

In March, Director H. Lee Scott Jr. and Vice Chairman Wright Eduardo Castro sold shares of WMT stock. Executive Vice President and CIO Rollin L. Ford and Executive Vice President Mary Susan Chambers sold shares in December.

Verizon Communications Inc. ( VZ ) Reached the 52-Week High of $41.51

Verizon Communications Inc., formed by the merger of Bell Atlantic and GTE, is one of the world's providers of high-growth communications services. Verizon Communications Inc. has a market cap of $117.76 billion; its shares were traded at around $41.51 with a P/E ratio of 18.54 and P/S ratio of 1.06. The dividend yield of Verizon Communications Inc. stocks is 4.82%. Verizon Communications Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 2.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Verizon Communications Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

On April 19, Verizon Communications Inc. reported double-digit percentage growth in year-over-year quarterly earnings results and increased cash flow in first-quarter 2012. Verizon reported 59 cents in EPS in first-quarter 2012, an increase of 15.7 percent compared with first-quarter 2011 earnings of 51 cents per share. There were no adjustments in either period. In first-quarter 2012, Verizon's total operating revenues were $28.2 billion on a consolidated basis, an increase of 4.6 percent compared with first-quarter 2011.

In April, Executive Vice President Public Affairs, Policy and Communications Thomas J. Tauke sold 45,337 shares of VZ stock. Executive Vice President Verizon Services Virginia P. Ruesterholz and Executive Vice President Public Affairs, Policy and Communications Thomas J. Tauke sold shares in December.

Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. ( MMI ) Reached the 52-Week High of $39.22

Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. operates as a provider of technologies products and services for handset and television set-top box units. Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. has a market cap of $11.84 billion; its shares were traded at around $39.22 with and P/S ratio of 0.91.

On May 1, Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc. reported net revenues of $3.1 billion in the first quarter of 2012, up 2 percent compared to the first quarter of 2011. The GAAP net loss in the first quarter of 2012 was $86 million, or $0.28 per share, compared to a net loss of $81 million, or $0.27 per share, in the first quarter of 2011. On a non-GAAP basis, the net loss in the first quarter 2012 was $10 million, or $0.03 per share, compared to a net loss of $25 million, or $0.08 per share, in the first quarter of 2011.

In February, Senior Vice President, General Counsel David Scott Offer sold 5,263 shares of MMI stock. In January, Vice President and Controller Mark R. Valentine and 10% Owner Carl C. Icahn sold shares.

Nextera Energy Inc. ( NEE ) Reached the 52-Week High of $65

NextEra Energy Inc., formerly known as FPL Group Inc. NextEra Energy Inc. has a market cap of $27.05 billion; its shares were traded at around $65 with a P/E ratio of 14.64 and P/S ratio of 1.76. The dividend yield of NextEra Energy Inc. stocks is 3.69%. NextEra Energy Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 5.9% over the past 10 years.

On April 15, NextEra Energy Inc. reported 2012 first quarter net income on a GAAP basis of $461 million, or $1.11 per share, compared with $268 million, or $0.64 per share, in the first quarter of 2011. On an adjusted basis, NextEra Energy's earnings were $422 million, or $1.02 per share, compared with $392 million, or $0.94 per share, in the first quarter of 2011.

In March, President & CEO of Sub Armando Pimentel Jr., Director/Executive Vice President-Power Gen. of Sub Antonio Rodriguez, and Director of Sub James L. Robo sold shares of NEE stock. Treasurer of Sub Paul I. Cutler sold 12,000 shares in February. Vice Chairman and CFO Moray P. Dewhurst and Executive Vice President Eng/Const/Corp Services-Sub Robert L. Mcgrath sold shares in December.

Goodrich Corp. ( GR ) Reached the 52-Week High of $124.73

Goodrich Corporation is a global supplier of systems and services to aerospace, defense and homeland security markets. Goodrich Corp has a market cap of $15.69 billion; its shares were traded at around $124.73 with a P/E ratio of 18.65 and P/S ratio of 1.94. The dividend yield of Goodrich Corp stocks is 0.93%. Goodrich Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 9.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Goodrich Corp the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

On April 26, Goodrich Corporation announced results for the first quarter 2012. First quarter 2012 sales grew 14 percent, to $2,153 million, compared to first quarter 2011 sales of $1,896 million. Organic growth during the first quarter 2012 was 11 percent. First quarter 2012 net income per diluted share of $1.46, including merger-related costs, compared to first quarter 2011 net income per diluted share of $1.52. The first quarter 2011 results included a tax benefit of approximately $0.17 per diluted share that did not recur in the first quarter 2012.

In December, Vice President and Segment President Electronics Curtis C. Reusser sold 5,105 shares of GR stock.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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Referenced Stocks: GR , MMI , NEE , VZ , WMT

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