52-Week High Companies: CPFL Energia S.A., Tata Motors Ltd., Hitachi Ltd., Philip Morris International Inc., and Yum! Brands Inc.
CPFL Energia S.A. is a holding company that, through its subsidiaries, distributes, commercializes and generates energy in Brazil, standing as the largest private group in the Brazilian electric sector. CPFL Energia S.A. has a market cap of $11.38 billion; its shares were traded at around $70.97 with a P/E ratio of 14.6 and P/S ratio of 2.1. The dividend yield of CPFL Energia S.A. stocks is 6.1%. CPFL Energia S.A. had an annual average earning growth of 26.6% over the past 5 years.
CPFL Energia S.A. is in the portfolios of Jim Simons, Bruce Kovner, and Jeremy Grantham.
Tata Motors is India's automotive manufacturer. Tata Motors Ltd. has a market cap of $10.06 billion; its shares were traded at around $19.87 with a P/E ratio of 12.7 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Tata Motors Ltd. stocks is 0.5%. Tata Motors Ltd. had an annual average earning growth of 59.6% over the past 5 years.
Tata Motors reports results for the second quarter of 2010 on Tuesday.
Tata Motors Ltd. is in the portfolios of John Buckingham, Jeremy Grantham, Bruce Koyner, Jim Simons, and Steven Cohen.
Hitachi Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, is one of the world's global electronics companies. Hitachi Ltd. has a market cap of $19.55 billion; its shares were traded at around $43.27 with and P/S ratio of 0.2.
On July 30, Hitachi Ltd. reported results for the first quarter of 2010. Net income was $0.20 million. Operating income was a loss of $1,005 million, and revenues were $24,461 million.
Hitachi Ltd. is in the portfolios of Dodge & Cox, Charles Brandes, and Jim Simons.
Philip Morris International Inc. is an international tobacco company, with products sold in over 160 countries. Philip Morris International Inc has a market cap of $96.65 billion; its shares were traded at around $52.19 with a P/E ratio of 14.4 and P/S ratio of 1.5. The dividend yield of Philip Morris International Inc stocks is 4.5%.
Philip Morris International Inc. recently announced reported diluted earnings per share of $1.07 in the second quarter of 2010, up by 35.4% from $0.79 in the second quarter of 2009. Excluding currency, reported diluted earnings per share were up by 31.6% as detailed on Schedule 13. Adjusted diluted earnings per share of $1.00 were up by 20.5% from 2009 adjusted diluted earnings per share of $0.83.
Excluding currency, adjusted diluted earnings per share were up 16.9%.
Philip Morris International Inc. is in the portfolios of Tom Russo, David Winters, Tweedy Browne, Jeff Auxier, Ronald Muhlenkamp, Murray Stahl, James Barrow, Mewhinney & Strauss, NWQ Managers, Hotchkis & Wiley, Chris Davis, Bruce Koyner, Stanley Druckenmiller, John Buckingham, David Dreman, Jeremy Grantham, Tom Gayner, Pioneer Investments Donald Yacktman, Ruane Cunniff, Jim Simons, Jean-Marie Eveillard, Steven Cohen, George Soros, Bill Frels, Kenneth Fisher, and Dodge & Cox.
In July, Buy: Director Sergio Marchionne bought 1,500 shares of PM stock. Sell: VP & Controller Joachim Psotta sold 17,308 shares in March.
Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM) Reached the 52-Week High of $42.36
Yum! Brands Inc. is the one of the world's largest restaurant companies, with restaurants around the world in numerous countries and territories. Yum! Brands Inc. has a market cap of $19.8 billion; its shares were traded at around $42.36 with a P/E ratio of 17.9 and P/S ratio of 1.8. The dividend yield of Yum! Brands Inc. stocks is 2%. Yum! Brands Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 10.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Yum! Brands Inc. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.
On July 13, Yum! Brands Inc. reported results for the second quarter ended June 12, 2010. Earnings Per Share (EPS) was $0.58, excluding special items, representing 17% growth. On a reported basis, EPS was $0.59 or 6% below last year because the company lapped a one-time gain of $68 million arising from the acquisition of additional ownership in, and consolidation of, the operating entity that owns the KFC business in Shanghai, China in the second quarter of 2009.
Yum! Brands Inc. is in the portfolios of Bill Ackman, Mason Hawkins, Steve Mandel, Bill Nygren, Eric Mindich, Jeff Auxier, Steven Cohen, Jim Simons, Paul Tudor Jones, Chris Davis, PRIMECAP Management, Jeremy Grantham, and George Soros.
Last week, Sell: Chief People Officer Hollan Anne Byerlein, Sell: Chief Public Affairs Officer Jonathan David Blum, Sell: President Taco Bell Greg Creed, and Sell: President US Brand Building Emil Brolick sold shares of YUM stock. Sell: Chief Op and Dev Officer Roger G. Eaton and Sell: Chair CEO and Pres David C Novak sold shares in July. Sell: Sr VP Fin/CFO Richard Carucci sold 131,092 shares in April.