Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: HAE, DLTR, QCOR, MTX, AMD

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Haemonetics Corp. ( HAE ): Down 42% Since Meridian Funds Bought in the Quarter Ended on 2012-09-30

Meridian Funds added to his holdings in Medical Equipment company Haemonetics Corp. by 21.86% during the quarter ended 09/30/2012. His purchase prices were between $68.61 and $81.4, with an estimated average price of $74.4. Since then the prices of Haemonetics Corp. shares have declined by 42% from the estimated average. Meridian Funds owned 177,300 shares of as of 09/30/2012.

Haemonetics Corp. was founded in 1971 and incorporated in Massachusetts in 1985. Haemonetics Corp. has a market cap of $2.24 billion; its shares were traded at around $43.38 with a P/E ratio of 42.8 and P/S ratio of 2.9. Haemonetics Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 5.9% over the past 10 years.

HAE recently reported second quarter 2013 net revenue of $218.2 million, up 22%, GAAP net income of $6.5 million, down 53%, and diluted earnings per share of $0.25, down 53%.

Ken Fisher owns 131,465 shares as of 12/31/2012, an increase of 104.06% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.015% of the $34.93 billion portfolio of Fisher Asset Management LLC. Meridian Funds owns 177,300 shares as of 09/30/2012, an increase of 21.86% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.51% of the $2.79 billion portfolio of Meridian Fund. Third Avenue Management owns 168,722 shares as of 09/30/2012, a decrease of 49.31% of from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.31% of the $4.4 billion portfolio of Third Avenue Management.

President and CEO Brian Concannon sold 13,000 shares of HAE stock on 01/07/2013 at the average price of $41.47. Brian Concannon owns at least 116,286 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 4.61% since. Other insiders have also decreased their positions in the company.

Dollar Tree Stores Inc. ( DLTR ): Down 23% Since Meridian Funds Bought in the Quarter Ended on 2012-09-30

Meridian Funds initiated holdings in Specialty Retailers company Dollar Tree Stores Inc. during the quarter ended 09/30/2012. His purchase prices were between $46.07 and $54.29, with an estimated average price of $50.15. Since then the prices of Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. shares have declined by 23% from the estimated average. Meridian Funds owned 69,000 shares of as of 09/30/2012.

Dollar Tree Inc. was incorporated in the State of Virginia. Dollar Tree Stores Inc. has a market cap of $8.78 billion; its shares were traded at around $38.52 with a P/E ratio of 15.5 and P/S ratio of 1.3. Dollar Tree Stores Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 16.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Dollar Tree Stores Inc. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

Dollar Tree Stores recently reported its third quarter 2012 financial results. Consolidated net sales for the third quarter were $1.72 billion, a 7.8% increase compared to $1.60 billion reported for the quarter ended October 29, 2011. Comparable store sales increased 1.6%, on top of a 4.8% increase for the third quarter 2011.

Steve Mandel bought 3,892,021 shares in the quarter that ended on 09/30/2012, which is 1.2% of the $16.27 billion portfolio of Lone Pine Capital. Meridian Funds bought 69,000 shares in the quarter that ended on 09/30/2012, which is 0.12% of the $2.79 billion portfolio of Meridian Fund. Ray Dalio bought 150,146 shares in the quarter that ended on 09/30/2012, which is 0.098% of the $7.44 billion portfolio of Bridgewater Associates. Joel Greenblatt bought 12,000 shares in the quarter that ended on 09/30/2012, which is 0.039% of the $1.5 billion portfolio of Gotham Capital.

Director Conrad M. Hall bought 5,000 shares of DLTR stock on 11/16/2012 at the average price of $39.27. Conrad M. Hall owns at least 20,000 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.91% since. Other insiders have also decreased their positions in the company.

Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. ( QCOR ): Down 38% Since Paul Tudor Jones Bought in the Quarter Ended on 2012-09-30

Paul Tudor Jones initiated holdings in Pharmaceuticals company Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. during the quarter ended 09/30/2012. His purchase prices were between $17.83 and $57.64, with an estimated average price of $41.37. Since then the prices of Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. shares have declined by 38% from the estimated average. Paul Tudor Jones owned 34,100 shares of as of 09/30/2012.

Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc was incorporated in California in September 1992 as Cypros Pharmaceutical Corporation. Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. has a market cap of $1.49 billion; its shares were traded around $25.53 with a P/E ratio of 9.9 and P/S ratio of 3.9. The dividend yield of Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. stocks is 1.6%.

Questcor recently reported its third quarter 2012 financial results. GAAP earnings for the third quarter were $0.91 per diluted share, compared to $0.35 per diluted common share for last year's comparable quarter. Non-GAAP earnings for the quarter ended September 30, 2012 were $0.97 per diluted common share.

Joel Greenblatt bought 117,854 shares in the quarter that ended on 09/30/2012, which is 0.15% of the $1.5 billion portfolio of Gotham Capital. Ron Baron sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 09/30/2012.

President and CEO Don M. Bailey sold 60,000 shares of QCOR stock on 12/19/2012 at the average price of $30.15. Don M. Bailey owns at least 99,000 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 15.32% since.

MTU Aero Engines Holding AG ( MTX ): Down 38% Since Mario Gabelli Bought in the Quarter Ended on 2012-09-30

Mario Gabelli added to his holdings in Commodity Chemicals company Minerals Technologies Inc. by 543.75% during the quarter ended 09/30/2012. His purchase prices were between $61 and $73.99, with an estimated average price of $66.8. Since then the prices of MTU Aero Engines Holding AG shares have declined by 38% from the estimated average. Mario Gabelli owned 51,500 shares of as of 09/30/2012.

Minerals Technologies Inc. or Minerals Tech is a resource- and technology-based company that develops, produces and markets worldwide a range of specialty mineral, mineral-based and synthetic mineral products and supporting systems and services. Minerals Technologies Inc. has a market cap of $1.46 billion; its shares were traded around $41.3 with a P/E ratio of 19.3 and P/S ratio of 1.4. The dividend yield of Minerals Technologies Inc. stocks is 0.3%. Minerals Technologies Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 4.2% over the past five years.

Joel Greenblatt bought 3,018 shares in the quarter that ended on 09/30/2012, which is 0.014% of the $1.5 billion portfolio of Gotham Capital. Mario Gabelli owns 51,500 shares as of 09/30/2012, an increase of 543.75% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.027% of the $13.78 billion portfolio of GAMCO Investors. Third Avenue Management owns 373,495 shares as of 09/30/2012, which accounts for 0.6% of the $4.4 billion portfolio of Third Avenue Management.

Director Barbara Smith bought 100 shares of MTX stock on 08/02/2012 at the average price of $61.88. Barbara Smith owns at least 200 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 33.26% since. There are mixed trades from other insiders.

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. ( AMD ): Down 42% Since Paul Tudor Jones Bought in the Quarter Ended on 2012-09-30

Paul Tudor Jones added to his holdings in Semiconductors company Advanced Micro Devices Inc. by 108.87% during the quarter ended 09/30/2012. His purchase prices were between $3.29 and $6.03, with an estimated average price of $4.23. Since then the prices of Advanced Micro Devices Inc. shares have declined by 42% from the estimated average. Paul Tudor Jones owned 174,200 shares of as of 09/30/2012.

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. was incorporated under the laws of Delaware on May 1, 1969, and became a publicly held company in 1972. Advanced Micro Devices Inc, has a market cap of $1.74 billion; its shares were traded at around $2.46 with a P/E ratio of 12.9 and P/S ratio of 0.3.

Advanced Micro Devices recently announced revenue for the third quarter of 2012 of $1.27 billion, a net loss of $157 million, or $0.21 per share, and an operating loss of $131 million. The company reported a non-GAAP net loss of $150 million, or $0.20 per share, and a non-GAAP operating loss of $124 million.

John Burbank bought 68,877 shares in the quarter that ended on 09/30/2012, which is 0.011% of the $2.19 billion portfolio of Passport Capital. Ray Dalio sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 09/30/2012.

Senior Vice President GM Global Business Units Lisa T. Su bought 48,000 shares of AMD stock on 11/07/2012 at the average price of $2.05. Lisa T. Su owns at least 48,000 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 20% since. Other insiders have also decreased their positions in the company.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: AMD , DLTR , HAE , MTX , QCOR

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