GuruFocus list of 52-week highs
, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: Zimmer
Holdings Inc. (
), Chevron Corporation (
), Visa Inc. (
), Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (
) and Discover Financial Services (
Zimmer Holdings Inc. (
) Reached the 52-Week High of $65.22
The prices of Zimmer Holdings Inc. shares have reached $65.22,
which is 0.9% off the 52-week high of $65.8. Zimmer is a global
leader in the design, development, manufacturing and market of
reconstructive orthopaedic implants and fracture management
products. Zimmer Holdings Inc. has a market cap of $10.88
billion; its shares were traded at around $65.22 with a P/E ratio
of 12.3 and P/S ratio of 2.4. The dividend yield of Zimmer
Holding, Inc. stocks is 1.2%. Zimmer Holdings Inc. had an annual
average earnings growth of 16.1% over the past 10 years.
GuruFocus rated Zimmer Holdings, Inc.
the business predictability rank of 2.5-star
On July 26, Zimmer Holdings Inc. reported financial results for
the quarter ended June 30, 2012. The company reported second
quarter net sales of $1,125 million, a decrease of 1.1% reported
and an increase of 1.8% constant currency over the second quarter
of 2011. Diluted earnings per share for the quarter were $1.22
reported and $1.34 adjusted, an increase of 10.7% adjusted over
the prior year period. Net earnings for the second quarter were
$214.5 million on a reported basis and $235.6 million on an
adjusted basis, an increase of 1.4% adjusted over the prior year
period. Operating cash flow for the second quarter was $231.5
Last week, President, Asia Pacific
Stephen Hong Liang Ooi
sold 25,000 shares of ZMH stock. President Zimmer Reconstructive
Jeffery A. McCaulley
and Director Larry C. Glasscock sold shares in June. President
and CEO David C. Dvorak and Executive Vice President Finance and
CFO James T. Crines sold shares in May. Chairman Europe, Africa
and Middle East Bruno A. Melzi sold in March.
Chevron Corporation (
) Reached the 52-Week High of $114
The prices of Chevron Corporation shares have reached $114, which
is 0.0% off the 52-week high of $114. Chevron is the
fifth-largest integrated energy company in the world. Chevron
Corporation has a market cap of $221.26 billion; its shares were
traded at around $114 with a P/E ratio of 8.4 and P/S ratio of
0.9. The dividend yield of Chevron Corporation stocks is 3.2%.
Chevron Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of
14.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Chevron Corporation
the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.
On April 27, Chevron Corporation reported earnings of $6.5
billion ($3.27 per share - diluted) for the first quarter 2012,
compared with $6.2 billion ($3.09 per share - diluted) in the
2011 first quarter. Sales and other operating revenues in the
first quarter 2012 were $59 billion, compared to $58 billion in
the year-ago period.
In August, Executive Vice President Michael K. Wirth and Vice
Chairman and Executive Vice President George L. Kirkland sold
shares of CVX. Vice President and Comptroller Matthew J. Foehr
sold 36,000 shares in April.
Visa Inc. (
) Reached the 52-Week High of $129.72
The prices of Visa Inc. shares have reached $129.72, which is
1.1% off the 52-week high of $131.15. Visa Inc. operates the
world's largest retail electronic payments network and is one of
the most recognized global financial services brands. Visa Inc.
has a market cap of $104.03 billion; its shares were traded at
around $129.72 with a P/E ratio of 21.7 and P/S ratio of 11.3.
The dividend yield of Visa Inc. stocks is 0.7%.
On July 25, Visa Inc. announced financial results for the
company's fiscal third quarter 2012 ended June 30, 2012. On a
GAAP basis, the Company reported a net loss of $1.8 billion. GAAP
net operating revenue in the fiscal third quarter of 2012 was
$2.6 billion, an increase of 10% over the prior year and driven
by strong double-digit growth in service revenues, data
processing revenues and international transaction revenues.
Last month, Group President, APCEMEA Elizabeth Buse sold 14,400
shares of V stock. General Counsel Joshua R. Floum, President
John Partridge, Chief Enterprise Risk Officer Ellen Richey, and
Chairman and CEO Joseph W. Saunders sold shares in July.
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. (
) Reached the 52-Week High of $152.55
The prices of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. shares have reached
$152.55, which is 0.0% off the 52-week high of $152.57. Regeneron
Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that
discovers, develops, and intends to commercialize therapeutic
drugs for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron
Pharmaceuticals Inc. has a market cap of $14.22 billion; its
shares were traded at around $152.55 with and P/S ratio of 31.9.
On July 25, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced financial
and operating results for the second quarter of 2012. The company
reported total revenues of $304 million in the second quarter and
$536 million in the first half of 2012. The company reported
non-GAAP net income of $102 million, or $0.90 per diluted share,
in the second quarter and $142 million, or $1.28 per diluted
share, in the first half of 2012. Non-GAAP net income excludes
non-cash share-based compensation expense and non-cash interest
expense related to the company's convertible senior notes. The
company reported GAAP net income of $77 million, or $0.70 per
diluted share, in the second quarter and $88 million, or $0.81
per diluted share, in the first half of 2012.
Last week, Director Charles A. Baker sold 15,000 shares of REGN
stock. Senior Vice President Research and Development S. Neil
Stahl, Vice President Controller and Assistant Treasurer Douglas
S. McCorkle, Vice President Regulatory Development and William
Roberts, Director George L. Sing, and Senior Vice President
Finance and Administrative CFO Treasurer Murray A. Goldberg sold
shares in August. President & CEO Leonard S Schleifer sold
shares in May.
Discover Financial Services (
) Reached the 52-Week High of $38.47
The prices of Discover Financial Services shares have reached
$38.47, which is 1.2% off the 52-week high of $38.92. Discover
Financial Services operates the Discover Card with more than 50
million cardmembers, the Discover Network with millions of
merchant and cash access locations, and the Goldfish credit card
business in the UK. Discover Financial Services has a market cap
of $19.94 billion; its shares were traded at around $38.47 with a
P/E ratio of 9 and P/S ratio of 2.3. The dividend yield of
Discover Financial Services stocks is 1%. Discover Financial
Services had an annual average earnings growth of 20.2% over the
past 5 years.
On June 19, Discover Financial Services reported net income of
$537 million or $1.00 per diluted share for the second quarter of
2012, as compared to $600 million or $1.09 per share for the
second quarter of 2011. Strong year-over-year revenue growth was
offset by lower reserve releases. The company's return on equity
In July, Director Michael H. Moskow and Executive Vice President
Carlos Minetti sold shares of DFS stock. Executive Vice
President, Chief Credit Risk Officer James V. Panzarino sold
40,000 shares in June. Executive Vice President Diane E.
Offereins sold 98,373 shares in April and Executive Vice
President Harit Talwar sold 153,501 shares in March.About
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