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Weekly 52-Week Highs Highlight: BP, LYB, EL, RAI
Posted by: gurujx (IP Logged)
Date: May 4, 2014 02:22PM

According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs; BP PLC, LyondellBasell Industries NV, Estee Lauder Cos Inc, and Reynolds American Inc. have all reached their 52-week highs.

BP PLC (BP) Reached the 52-Week High of $50.87

BP PLC operates as an integrated oil and gas company and is the parent company of the BP group of companies. BP PLC has a market cap of $173.18 billion; its shares were traded at around $50.87 with a P/E ratio of 15.80 and P/S ratio of 0.42. The dividend yield of BP PLC stocks is 4.36%. BP PLC had an annual average earnings growth of 20.60% over the past 5 years.

BP has recently released its first quarter 2014 results. The company reported underlying profit of $3.2 billion, compared to $4.2 billion in the year-ago quarter. Operating cash flow was $8.2 billion for the quarter.

LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB) Reached the 52-Week High of $92.40

LyondellBasell Industries NV is a public company with limited liability incorporated in Netherlands under Dutch law on October 15, 2009. LyondellBasell Industries Nv has a market cap of $48.72 billion; its shares were traded at around $92.40 with a P/E ratio of 13.30 and P/S ratio of 1.16. The dividend yield of LyondellBasell Industries Nv stocks is 2.60%.

The company reported first quarter 2014 EBITDA of $1.67 billion compared to $1.59 billion in the prior year quarter. Income from continuing operations rose to $943 million from $906 million last year, and diluted EPS rose to $1.72 from $1.56.

CEO James L Gallogly sold 83,333 shares of LYB stock on 04/01/2014 at the average price of $88.79. James L Gallogly owns at least 1,120,106 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 4.07% since.

Estee Lauder Cos Inc (EL) Reached the 52-Week High of $75.62

Estee Lauder Cos Inc was founded in 1946. The Company is a manufacturer and marketer of quality skin care, makeup, and fragrance and hair care products. Estee Lauder Cos Inc has a market cap of $29.28 billion; its shares were traded at around $75.62 with a P/E ratio of 29.30 and P/S ratio of 2.87. The dividend yield of Estee Lauder Cos Inc stocks is 1.01%. Estee Lauder Cos Inc had an annual average earnings growth of 10.60% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Estee Lauder Cos Inc the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Reynolds American Inc (RAI) Reached the 52-Week High of $55.94

Reynolds American, Inc. was incorporated in the state of North Carolina on January 5, 2004. Reynolds American Inc has a market cap of $29.99 billion; its shares were traded at around $55.94 with a P/E ratio of 19.40 and P/S ratio of 3.67. The dividend yield of Reynolds American Inc stocks is 4.58%. Reynolds American Inc had an annual average earnings growth of 6.60% over the past 10 years.

Reynolds first quarter profit fell 28% from a year ago. Earnings were $363 million ($0.67 per share), compared to $508 million ($0.92 per share) a year ago. Adjusted EPS were $0.72.

10% Owner & Williamson Holdings, I Brown sold 401,717 shares of RAI stock on 04/29/2014 at the average price of $54.56.

Check out the complete list of 52-Week Highs.



Stocks Discussed: BP, LYB, EL, RAI,
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