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Weekly 52-Week High Stocks

Posted
9/16/2013 12:57:00 PM
By: GuruFocus
Referenced Stocks:BA;DCUB;DG;DHR;EPS

[size=13px; font-weight: normal; ]Weekly 52-week high companies: Dominion Resources Inc. ( DCUB )., Dollar General Corporation ( DG ), Danaher Corporation ( DHR ), Boeing Co ( BA ) and Raytheon Company ( RTN ).
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Dominion Resources Inc. ( DCUB ) Reached the 52-Week High of $53.68

The prices of Dominion Resources Inc. shares have reached $53.68, which is 0.1% off the 52-week high of $53.75. Dominion Resources Inc. has a market cap of $31.01 billion; its shares were traded at around $53.68 with a P/E ratio of 98.00 and P/S ratio of 2.30.

On Aug. 6, Dominion announced unaudited reported earnings determined in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for the three months ended June 30, 2013, of $202 million ($0.35 per share), compared to $258 million ($0.45 per share) for the same period in 2012. Operating earnings for the three months ended June 30, 2013, amounted to $355 million ($0.62 per share), compared to originally reported operating earnings of $337 million ($0.59 per share) for the same period in 2012. Operating earnings are defined as reported (GAAP) earnings adjusted for certain items.

Dollar General Corporation ( DG ) Reached the 52-Week High of $56.83

The prices of Dollar General Corporation shares have reached $56.83, which is 1.7% off the 52-week high of $57.8. Dollar General Corporation has a market cap of $18.39 billion; its shares were traded at around $56.83 with a P/E ratio of 18.87 and P/S ratio of 1.11. Dollar General Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 14.6% over the past 10 years.

On Sept. 4, Dollar General Corporation reported record sales, operating profit and net income for its fiscal 2013 second quarter (13 weeks) ended Aug. 2, 2013. The company's net income increased by 15 percent to $245 million in the 2013 second quarter, compared to net income of $214 million in the 2012 second quarter, and earnings per diluted share ( EPS ) of $0.75 in the 2013 second quarter increased 17 percent over EPS of $0.64 in the 2012 quarter. Net sales increased 11.3 percent to $4.39 billion in the 2013 second quarter compared to $3.95 billion in the 2012 second quarter.

In June, Director Adrian M. Jones bought 200 shares of DG stock. Director Sandra B. Cochran bought 1,960 shares in April. Chairman and CEO Richard W. Dreiling sold 242,877 shares in April.

Danaher Corporation ( DHR ) Reached the 52-Week High of $69.76

The prices of Danaher Corporation shares have reached $69.76, which is 0.0% off the 52-week high of $69.78. Danaher Corporation has a market cap of $48.52 billion; its shares were traded at around $69.76 with a P/E ratio of 19.92 and P/S ratio of 2.67. The dividend yield of Danaher Corporation stocks is 0.14%. Danaher Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 13.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Danaher Corporation the business predictability rank of 4-star .

On July 18, Danaher Corporation announced results for the second quarter of 2013. Net earnings for the quarter ended June 28, 2013 were $616.8 million, or $0.87 per share on a diluted basis, a 3.5% increase over diluted net earnings per share of $0.84 for the second quarter of 2012. Revenues for the quarter were $4.7 billion, 4% higher than the $4.6 billion reported for the second quarter of 2012. Core revenues increased 2.5% in the second quarter of 2013 compared to the second quarter of 2012.

In August, Director Donald J. Ehrlich and EVP Thomas Patrick Joyce Jr. sold shares of DHR stock. Senior Vice President Corporate Development Daniel Raskas, Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer Robert S. Lutz, Executive Vice President James A. Lico and EVP and CFO Daniel L. Comas sold shares in July. President and CEO H. Lawrence Culp Jr. sold 500,000 shares in May.

Boeing Co. ( BA ) Reached the 52-Week High of $111.33

The prices of Boeing Co. shares have reached $111.33, which is 0.0% off the 52-week high of $111.33. Boeing Co has a market cap of $83.99 billion; its shares were traded at around $111.33 with a P/E ratio of 20.28 and P/S ratio of 1.03. The dividend yield of Boeing Co stocks is 1.70%. Boeing Co. had an annual average earnings growth of 13.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Boeing Co. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

On July 24, The Boeing Company reported second-quarter core earnings per share (non-GAAP) increased 13 percent to $1.67, driven by strong performance across the company's businesses (Table 1). Second-quarter core operating earnings (non-GAAP) also increased 13 percent* to $2.0 billion from the same period of the prior year. Second-quarter revenue was $21.8 billion, GAAP earnings from operations was $1.7 billion and earnings per share was $1.41. Core earnings per share guidance increased to between $6.20 and $6.40 and GAAP earnings per share guidance increased to between $5.10 and $5.30, reflecting the strong performance.

In August, EVP, President and CEO, BCA Raymond L. Conner, Chairman, President and CEO W. James McNerney Jr., EVP, President CEO, BDS Dennis A. Muilenburg, SVP, Human Resources and Administration Anthony M. Parasida, SVP and Internal Governance Wanda K. Denson-Low, SVP, EO&T and CTO John J. Tracy and SVP and President Boeing International Shephard W. Hill sold shares of BA stock. Director Lawrence W. Kellner bought 1,500 shares of BA stock in May.

Raytheon Company ( RTN ) Reached the 52-Week High of $78.48

The prices of Raytheon Company shares have reached $78.48, which is 0.2% off the 52-week high of $78.67. Raytheon Company has a market cap of $25.31 billion; its shares were traded at around $78.48 with a P/E ratio of 13.30 and P/S ratio of 1.06. The dividend yield of Raytheon Company stocks is 2.68%. Raytheon Company had an annual average earnings growth of 11.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Raytheon Company the business predictability rank of 3-star.

On July 25, Raytheon Company announced second quarter 2013 Adjusted EPS of $1.64 per diluted share compared to $1.57 per diluted share in the second quarter 2012, up 4 percent. Second quarter 2013 EPS from continuing operations was $1.50 compared to $1.41 in the second quarter 2012, up 6 percent. The second quarter 2012 Adjusted EPS has been revised to include the favorable $0.02 impact for the 2012 research and development (R&D) tax credit approved by Congress in January 2013. In addition, an unfavorable FAS/CAS Adjustment of $0.14 has been excluded in both second quarters 2013 and 2012 Adjusted EPS. The increase in both Adjusted EPS and EPS from continuing operations was primarily driven by operational improvements and capital deployment actions.

This month, Senior Vice President and CFO David C. Wajsgras, Vice President and Treasurer Richard A. Goglia, Vice President Taylor W. Lawrence and Senior Vice President, General Council and Secretary Jay B. Stephens sold shares of RTN stock. Director Ronald L. Skates and Director Vernon E. Clark sold shares in August. Chairman and CEO William H. Swanson sold 41,094 shares in June.

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