52-Week Highs: FIS, JNJ, HCP, HSY, FE,

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These are guru stocks that reached 52-week high in the past week:

Fidelity National Information Services ( FIS ) Reached the 52-Week High of $34.29

The prices of Fidelity National Information Services ( FIS ) shares have reached $34.29, which is 1.5% off the 52-week high of $34.8. Certegy Inc. provides credit, debit and merchant card processing, e-banking, check risk management and check cashing services to financial institutions and merchants worldwide. Fidelity National Information Services has a market cap of $10.05 billion; its shares were traded at around $34.29 with a P/E ratio of 14.6 and P/S ratio of 1.8. The dividend yield of Fidelity National Information Services stocks is 2.4%. Fidelity National Information Services had an annual average earnings growth of 4.1% over the past 10 years.

Fidelity National Information Services reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2012. Revenue from continuing operations increased 4.6% to $1.45 billion in the first quarter of 2012, compared to $1.38 billion in the first quarter of 2011.

Director William P. Foley II and Director David K. Hunt sold shares of FIS stock.

Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) Reached the 52-Week High of $67.64

The prices of Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) shares have reached $67.64, which is 0.6% off the 52-week high of $68.04. Johnson & Johnson is engaged in the manufacture and sale of a broad range of products in the health care field in many countries of the world. Johnson & Johnson has a market cap of $185.55 billion; its shares were traded at around $67.64 with a P/E ratio of 13.5 and P/S ratio of 2.9. The dividend yield of Johnson & Johnson stocks is 3.6%. Johnson & Johnson had an annual average earnings growth of 7.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Johnson & Johnson the business predictability rank of 2.5-star .

Johnson & Johnson announced sales of $16.1 billion for the first quarter of 2012, a decrease of 0.2% as compared to the first quarter of 2011. Operational results increased 1.0% and the negative impact of currency was 1.2%.

Chairman and CEO William C. Weldon and Vice President and General Counsel Russell C. Deyo sold shares of JNJ stock.

HCP Inc. ( HCP ) Reached the 52-Week High of $44.41

The prices of HCP Inc. ( HCP ) shares have reached $44.41, which is 0.5% off the 52-week high of $44.65. Health Care Property Investors Inc. is a real estate investment trust. HCP Inc. has a market cap of $18.89 billion; its shares were traded at around $44.41 with a P/E ratio of 15.9 and P/S ratio of 11. The dividend yield of HCP Inc. stocks is 4.5%.

Executive Vice President and CIO Paul F. Gallagher, Executive Vice President Susan M. Tate, and Executive Vice President Edward J. Henning sold shares of HCP stock.

The Hershey Company ( HSY ) Reached the 52-Week High of $72.24

The prices of The Hershey Company ( HSY ) shares have reached $72.24, which is 0.5% off the 52-week high of $72.58. The Hershey Company is a snack food company and the largest North American manufacturer of quality chocolate and non-chocolate confectionery products. The Hershey Company has a market cap of $16.11 billion; its shares were traded at around $72.24 with a P/E ratio of 23.5 and P/S ratio of 2.7. The dividend yield of The Hershey Company stocks is 2.1%. The Hershey Company had an annual average earnings growth of 5.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated The Hershey Company the business predictability rank of 3-star.

The Hershey Company announced sales and earnings for the first quarter ended April 1, 2012. Consolidated net sales were $1,732,064,000 compared with $1,564,223,000 for the first quarter of 2011. Reported net income for the first quarter of 2012 was $198,651,000 or $0.87 per share-diluted, compared with $160,115,000 or $0.70 per share-diluted for the comparable period of 2011.

President and CEO John P. Bilbrey, Executive Vice President, CFO and Chief Admin Officer Humberto P. Alfonso, and Executive Vice President, CFO and Chief Admin Officer Humberto P. Alfonso sold shares of HSY stock.

FirstEnergy Corp. ( FE ) Reached the 52-Week High of $49.18

The prices of FirstEnergy Corp. ( FE ) shares have reached $49.18, which is 1.5% off the 52-week high of $49.9. FirstEnergy Corp. is a diversified energy services holding company as the result of the merger of Ohio Edison Company and Centerior Energy Corporation. FirstEnergy Corp. has a market cap of $20.58 billion; its shares were traded at around $49.18 with a P/E ratio of 13.8 and P/S ratio of 1.3. The dividend yield of FirstEnergy Corp. stocks is 4.5%. FirstEnergy Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 7.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated FirstEnergy Corp. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

FirstEnergy Corp. announced first quarter 2012 basic and diluted earnings of $0.82 per share of common stock on a non-GAAP* basis. This compares to basic and diluted non-GAAP earnings of $0.75 per share of common stock in the first quarter of 2011. On a GAAP basis, first quarter 2012 basic and diluted earnings were $0.73 per share of common stock on net income of $306 million and revenue of $4.1 billion. First quarter 2011 basic and diluted earnings were $0.15 per share of common stock on net income of $52 million, with revenue of $3.6 billion. Last year's results included charges relating to the closing of the merger with Allegheny Energy, which reduced earnings by $0.43 per basic share.

Director Christopher D. Pappas, Senior Vice President and President FE Utilities Charles E. Jones, and Vice President and Treasurer James F. Pearson sold shares of FE 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: FE , FIS , HCP , HSY , JNJ

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