This week the GuruFocus
52-week low screener
reveals the "Far-Off Four," meaning four stocks that are among
the farthest off-high:
Allied Nevada Gold Corp (
) is at a 52-week low of $9.32 (high was $41.02). According to
the GuruFocus Value Screen for 52-week lows, ANV is 77.3% off
high, but several billionaire investor Gurus are holding this
traded ANV in the first quarter. Check out other
Gurus holding ANV.
Compared to its first quarter of 2012, ANV's net revenues
increased 25% in the first quarter of 2013 to $49.2 million, but
net income decreased 27% to $8.8 million, offset partially by
lower gold and silver prices.
Down 64% over 12 months, Allied Nevada Gold has already mined
9,587 tons of ore in the first quarter of 2013, compared to 4,008
tons in the same period a year ago.
The company has a market cap of $873.6 million and trades at a
P/E of 17.90 and a P/S of 3.90.
ANV expects to sell approximately 225,000 to 250,000 ounces of
gold and 1.5 million to 1.8 million ounces of silver in 2013.
Sales in the first half of the year are expected to be
approximately 90,000 to100, 000 ounces of gold, increasing in the
second half of the year.
ANV data by GuruFocus.com
The GuruFocus 52-week low screener reveals that ZIOPHARM Oncology
) is also at a 52-week low of $1.63 (high was $6.33). According
to the GuruFocus, ZIOP is 74.2% off high.
At least one Guru is holding: Jean-Marie Eveillard made a new buy
in first quarter for 200,000 shares, buying at $1.63 per share.
He owns 0.24% of shares outstanding.
Down 63% over 12 months, ZIOPHARM is a biopharmaceutical company
engaged in the development and commercialization of small
molecule and synthetic biology approaches to new cancer
therapies. The company is currently researching and evaluating
seven compounds for the treatment of breast cancer, lung cancer
and treatment of tumors. The company has a market cap of $140.3
million and a P/S 166.90.
Several days ago ZIOPHARM reported a GAAP net loss of $12.8
million for the first quarter of 2013, or $(0.15) per share,
compared to a GAAP net loss of $24.5 million, or $(0.32) per
share, in the first quarter of 2012. Excluding non-cash income of
$10.8 million attributable to the change in liability-classified
warrants, Non-GAAP net loss was $23.6 million, or $(0.28) per
share, for the quarter ended March 31, 2013. In comparison,
Non-GAAP net loss for the first quarter of 2012 was $18.7
million, or $(0.25) per share, which excludes a non-cash loss of
$5.8 million attributable to the change in liability-classified
warrants, the company reported.
ZIOP data by GuruFocus.com
The GuruFocus 52-week low screener also shows that Brazil's
Centrais Electrics Brasileiras S.A. (
) is at a 52-week low of $2.40 (high was $8.37). According to the
GuruFocus, EBR is 71.32% off high.
Down 71% over 12 months, the company has a market cap of $3.3
billion and trades at a P/E of 1.90 and a P/S of 0.19.
Three Gurus are holding EBR: Jim Simons, Jeremy Grantham, and
Charles Brandes. Check here for Guru ownership details.
Centrais Electrics Brasileiras S.A. (
) is an electric utilities company, partly owned by Brazil's
federal government with a 52% stake. EBR specializes in the
development, financing, construction and operation of electric
power plants, as well as nuclear, hydroelectric and fossil fuel
electric power projects.
EBR posted a $3.4 billion loss in 2012, and last month announced
that it expects a finance package from state-run lenders for a
$2.5 billion line of credit by June 2013, according to Reuters.
EBR data by GuruFocus.com
The GuruFocus 52-week low screener also shows that Idenix
Pharmaceuticals Inc. (
) is at a 52-week low of $3.53 (high was $11.3). IDIX is 68.8%
off high. The company has a market cap of $489 million and trades
at a P/S of 13.20.
Three Gurus are still holding this company that has eight new
drug candidates in the pipeline. Seth Klarman is the largest
stakeholder with 24.7 million shares. Check here for more Guru
Down 57% over 12 months, Idenix is a biopharmaceutical company
engaged in the discovery and development of drugs for the
treatment of human viral diseases. The company's main focus is on
the treatment of hepatitis C virus, or HCV, a cause of liver
For the first quarter of 2013, Idenix reported total revenues of
$0.9 million, compared to total revenues of $35.6 million in the
first quarter of 2012. The company reported a net loss of $30.8
million, or ($0.23) per basic and diluted share, for the first
quarter ended March 31, 2013, compared to a net income of $11.4
million, or $0.11 per basic share and $0.10 per diluted share for
the first quarter ended March 31, 2012. As of that same quarter
ending, Idenix's cash and cash equivalents totaled $205.3
IDIX data by GuruFocus.com
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