Weekly 52-Week Highs Highlight: PPG, LNC, OKE, AET, PCAR

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According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs ; PPG Industries Inc., Lincoln National Corp., ONEOK Inc., Aetna Inc. and PACCAR Inc. have all reached their 52-week highs.

PPG Industries Inc. ( PPG ) Reached the 52-Week High of $190.58


PPG Industries Inc. was incorporated in Pennsylvania in 1883. PPG Industries Inc. has a market cap of $27.07 billion; its shares were traded at around $190.58 with a P/E ratio of 8.80 and P/S ratio of 1.73. The dividend yield of PPG Industries Inc. stocks is 1.27%. PPG Industries Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 6.40% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated PPG Industries Inc. the business predictability rank of 3-star .

PPG Industries increased third quarter net sales by 17% year-over-year to $4 billion. Adjusted earnings per share from continuing operations were $2.44, up 31% versus last year.

Lincoln National Corp (Radnor, Pa.) ( LNC ) Reached the 52-Week High of $52.13

Lincoln National Corp (Radnor, Pa.) has a market cap of $13.68 billion; its shares were traded at around $52.13 with a P/E ratio of 11.70 and P/S ratio of 1.22. The dividend yield of Lincoln National Corp (Radnor, Pa.) stocks is 1.00%.

For its third quarter of 2013, the company reported net income of $337 million ($1.23 per share), compared to net income of $428 million ($1.51 per share) in the same quarter of 2012. Third quarter income from operations were $367 million compared to $362 million last year.

EVP and CFO Randal J. Freitag sold 3,271 shares of LNC stock on 12/11/2013 at the average price of $50.41. Director Patrick S. Pittard, and multiple other insiders have all also sold shares of LNC stock over the past week.

ONEOK Inc. ( OKE ) Reached the 52-Week High of $64.36

ONEOK Inc., an Oklahoma corporation, was organized on May 16, 1997. ONEOK Inc. has a market cap of $13.28 billion; its shares were traded at around $64.36 with a P/E ratio of 46.90 and P/S ratio of 0.95. The dividend yield of ONEOK, Inc. stocks is 2.30%. ONEOK Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 11.30% over the past 10 years.

ONEOK Inc. has released its third quarter 2013 results. Third quarter net income was $216.3 million ($0.64 per share) compared with $232.3 million ($0.78 per share) in the prior year quarter. Third quarter 2013 EBITDA were $331.9 million compared to $329.2 million last year.

Aetna Inc ( AET ) Reached the 52-Week High of $71.35

Aetna Inc. was incorporated in Pennsylvania in 1982 under the name of United States Health Care Systems Inc. Aetna Inc. has a market cap of $26.22 billion; its shares were traded at around $71.35 with a P/E ratio of 14.50 and P/S ratio of 0.57. The dividend yield of Aetna Inc. stocks is 1.12%. Aetna Inc had an annual average earnings growth of 13.80% over the past 10 years.

Aetna Inc. reported third quarter 2013 net income per share of $1.38 and operating EPS of $1.50. Operating revenue increased 46% over last year to $13.0 billion.

Chairman, CEO and President Mark T. Bertolini sold 130,272 shares of AET stock on 12/30/2013 at the average price of $68.08. Senior VP and General Counsel William James Casazza and Director Molly Joel Coye both also sold shares of AET stock.

PACCAR Inc. ( PCAR ) Reached the 52-Week High of $59.19

PACCAR Inc. was incorporated under the laws of Delaware in 1971, is the successor to Pacific Car and Foundry Company which was incorporated in Washington in 1924. Paccar Inc. has a market cap of $20.96 billion; its shares were traded at around $59.19 with a P/E ratio of 19.20 and P/S ratio of 1.27. The dividend yield of Paccar Inc. stocks is 1.35%. Paccar Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 5.10% over the past 10 years.

PACCAR Inc. earned $309.4 million in its third quarter of 2013, a 32% increase compared to the $233.6 million earned the prior year quarter.

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