Guru Stocks at 52-Week Lows: BHP, GLD, CAJ, UBS, HPQ

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According to GuruFocus list of 52-week lows , these Guru stocks have reached their 52-week lows.

BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) Reached the 52-Week Low of $63.22

The prices of BHP Billiton Limited ( BHP ) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $63.22, which is 35.8% off the 52-week high of $94.8. BHP Billiton Limited is owned by six Gurus we are tracking. Among them, three have added to their positions during the past quarter. Six reduced their positions.

BHP Billiton is a leader in the global natural resources industry. BHP Billiton Limited has a market cap of $101.52 billion; its shares were traded at around $63.22 with and P/S ratio of 1.42. The dividend yield of BHP Billiton Limited stocks is 3.48%. BHP Billiton Limited had an annual average earnings growth of 44.9% over the past 10 years.

Ken Fisher owns 6,134,905 shares as of 03/31/2012, which accounts for 1.2% of the $37.47 billion portfolio of Fisher Asset Management LLC. David Dreman owns 405,913 shares as of 03/31/2012, which accounts for 0.61% of the $4.79 billion portfolio of Dreman Value Management.

SPDR Gold Trust ( GLD ) Reached the 52-Week Low of $154.14

The prices of SPDR Gold Trust ( GLD ) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $154.14, which is 19.0% off the 52-week high of $184.59. SPDR Gold Trust is owned by 21 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, seven have added to their positions during the past quarter. Five reduced their positions.

Street Tracks Gold Shares offer investors a new, innovative, relatively cost efficient and secure way to access the gold market. SPDR Gold Trust has a market cap of $65.43 billion; its shares were traded at around $154.14 .

Arnold Schneider bought 1,500 shares in the quarter that ended on 03/31/2012, which is 0.02% of the $1.23 billion portfolio of Schneider Capital Management.George Soros owns 319,550 shares as of 03/31/2012, an increase of 273.96% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.76% of the $6.84 billion portfolio of Soros Fund Management LLC. Ken Fisher owns 3,719 shares as of 03/31/2012, an increase of 30.95% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.0016% of the $37.47 billion portfolio of Fisher Asset Management LLC.

Canon Inc. ( CAJ ) Reached the 52-Week Low of $37.57

The prices of Canon Inc. ( CAJ ) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $37.57, which is 25.2% off the 52-week high of $49.82. Canon Inc. is owned by seven Gurus we are tracking. Among them, one has added to their positions during the past quarter. Seven reduced their positions.

Canon Inc. is an industry leader in professional and consumer imaging equipment and information systems. Canon Inc. has a market cap of $45.15 billion; its shares were traded at around $37.57 with a P/E ratio of 14.23 and P/S ratio of 0.99. The dividend yield of Canon Inc. stocks is 3.57%. Canon Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 8% over the past 10 years.

Canon Inc. recently reported its first quarter 2012 financial results. Net sales for the three months ended March 31, 2012 was $829.24 million, compared to $839.19 million in the first quarter of 2011. Net income attributable to Canon Inc. was $61.54 million, compared to $55.46 million a year ago, or an increase of 11%.

Ron Baron owns 19,000 shares as of 03/31/2012, which accounts for 0.0054% of the $16.69 billion portfolio of Baron Funds. Charles Brandes owns 2,183,484 shares as of 03/31/2012, which accounts for 0.92% of the $11.32 billion portfolio of Brandes Investment. Tweedy Browne owns 15,585 shares as of 03/31/2012, a decrease of 39.06% of from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.025% of the $2.92 billion portfolio of Tweedy Browne Co. LLC. Ken Fisher sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 03/31/2012.

UBS AG ( UBS ) Reached the 52-Week Low of $10.7

The prices of UBS AG ( USA ) ( UBS ) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $10.7, which is 40.4% off the 52-week high of $17.71. UBS AG ( USA ) is owned by six Gurus we are tracking. Among them, two have added to their positions during the past quarter. Four reduced their positions.

UBS AG is one of the world's financial firms, combining financial strength with a reputation for innovation and a global culture that embraces change. UBS Ag ( USA ) has a market cap of $40.37 billion; its shares were traded at around $10.7 with a P/E ratio of 11.02 and P/S ratio of 0.81. The dividend yield of UBS Ag ( USA ) stocks is 0.94%. UBS Ag ( USA ) had an annual average earnings growth of 10.7% over the past 10 years.

UBS recently reported its first quarter 2012 financial results. Net profit attributable to UBS shareholders was CHF 827 million in the first quarter of 2012 compared with CHF 319 million in the fourth quarter of 2011. Group operating income was CHF 6.4 billion, up 26% compared to results from the first quarter of 2011.

David Dreman owns 206,616 shares as of 03/31/2012, which accounts for 0.06% of the $4.79 billion portfolio of Dreman Value Management. Charles Brandes owns 3,080,857 shares as of 03/31/2012, which accounts for 0.38% of the $11.32 billion portfolio of Brandes Investment. Richard Pzena owns 10,524,872 shares as of 03/31/2012, which accounts for 1.5% of the $9.68 billion portfolio of Pzena Investment Management LLC.

Hewlett-Packard Company ( HPQ ) Reached the 52-Week Low of $18.97

The prices of Hewlett-Packard Company ( HPQ ) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $18.97, which is 49.3% off the 52-week high of $37.47. Hewlett-Packard Company is owned by 30 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 18 have added to their positions during the past quarter. Thirteen reduced their positions.

Hewlett-Packard is one of the global providers of computing and imaging solutions and services for business and home. Hewlett-Packard Company has a market cap of $37.43 billion; its shares were traded at around $18.97 with a P/E ratio of 4.55 and P/S ratio of 0.29. The dividend yield of Hewlett-Packard Company stocks is 2.78%. Hewlett-Packard Company had an annual average earnings growth of 25.4% over the past five years.

HPQ recently reported financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended April 30, 2012. For the quarter, net revenue of $30.7 billion was down 3% year over year both as reported and when adjusted for the effects of currency. Net earnings per share were 80 cents.

Michael Price bought 550,000 shares in the quarter that ended on 03/31/2012, which is 1.9% of the $703 million portfolio of MFP Investors LLC. David Dreman bought 720,087 shares in the quarter that ended on 03/31/2012, which is 0.36% of the $4.79 billion portfolio of Dreman Value Management. Chris Davis owns 11,676,577 shares as of 03/31/2012, a decrease of 28.18% of from the previous quarter.

Executive Chairman Raymond J. Lane bought 46,400 shares of HPQ stock on 06/05/2012 at the average price of $21.5. Raymond J. Lane owns at least 248,392 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 11.77% since. There are mixed trades from other insiders.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: BHP , CAJ , GLD , UBS , USA

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