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52-Week High Companies: American Tower Corp., HDFC Bank Ltd., PE&G Inc., Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc., and Intuit Inc.

August 29, 2010 | About:
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According to GuruFocus updates, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: American Tower Corp. (AMT), HDFC Bank Ltd. (HDB), PE&G Inc. (PCG), Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. (POT), and Intuit Inc. (INTU).

American Tower Corporation is a wireless communications and broadcast infrastructure company with three operating segments. American Tower Corp. has a market cap of $19 billion; its shares were traded at around $47.36 with a P/E ratio of 57.76 and P/S ratio of 11.02. American Tower Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 9.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated American Tower Corp. the business predictability rank of 2-star.



On August 6, American Tower Corp. reported results for the second quarter of 2010. Total revenue increased 11.0% to $469.9 million, and rental and management segment revenue increased 12.2% to $456.5 million. Rental and management segment revenue growth was positively impacted by approximately 1.4% due to foreign currency exchange rate fluctuations and approximately 2.2% due to straight‐line revenue recognition. Excluding the impact of these items, Core Growth in rental and management segment revenue was 8.6%. Rental and management segment Gross Margin increased 11.4% to $354.3 million. Network development services revenue and Gross Margin were $13.5 million and $7.0 million, respectively.



American Tower Corp. is in the portfolios of Chuck Akre, Andreas Halvorsen, Richard Aster Jr, Chase Coleman, Bruce Koyner, Manning & Napier Advisors Inc., Ron Baron, Jim Simons, Columbia Wanger, Tom Russo, George Soros, Chris Davis, Jeremy Grantham, and Steven Cohen.

Last week, Sell: Chairman, President and CEO James D Jr Taiclet, Sell: SVP, Finance & Corp Controller Robert Joseph Jr Meyer, and Sell: EVP, Finance and Treasurer Jean A Bua sold shares of AMT stock. Sell: EVP, Int'l. Operations William H Hess sold 65,789 shares in July. Sell: EVP, Finance and Treasurer Jean A Bua sold 93,750 shares in June.



HDFC BANK's mission is to be a World Class Indian Bank. Hdfc Bank Ltd. has a market cap of $23.04 billion; its shares were traded at around $162.47 with a P/E ratio of 45.01 and P/S ratio of 5.13. The dividend yield of Hdfc Bank Ltd. stocks is 0.46%.



HDFC Bank Ltd. is owned by Jeremy Grantham, Kenneth Fisher, Bruce Koyner, Murray Stahl, and Ruane Cunniff.



PG&E Corporation is an energy-based holding company. Pg&e Corp. has a market cap of $17.73 billion; its shares were traded at around $47.63 with a P/E ratio of 13.89 and P/S ratio of 1.32. The dividend yield of Pg&e Corp. stocks is 3.82%. Pg&e Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 3.1% over the past 5 years.



PG&E recently reported results for the second quarter of 2010; net income after dividends on preferred stock was $333 million, or $0.86 per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, 2010, as reported in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). This compares with $388 million, or $1.02 per share in the same period last year, which included $0.19 per share reflecting the net positive impact of one-time items.



PG&E Corp. is in the portfolios of Brian Rogers, Jim Simoins, Pioneer Investments, Prem Watsa, and George Soros.

Sell: SVP and Sr. Advisor to CEO Nancy E Mcfadden, Sell: Chairman, President and CEO Peter A Darbee, Sell: SVP & CFO Kent M Harvey, Sell: Vice President and Controller Stephen J Cairns, Sell: Pres. Pacific Gas and Electric Christopher P Johns, Sell: SVP-Human Resources John R Simon,

Sell: SVP Corp. Strategy & Dev. Rand L Rosenberg, and Sell: SVP, Corporate Affairs Greg S Pruett sold shares of PCG stock in March.



Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. is the world's largest potash company, the third largest phoshate producer and the second largest nitrogen producer in the world. Potash Corp. Of Saskatchewan Inc. has a market cap of $43.77 billion; its shares were traded at around $147.73 with a P/E ratio of 31.84 and P/S ratio of 11.01. The dividend yield of Potash Corp. Of Saskatchewan Inc. stocks is 0.27%. Potash Corp. Of Saskatchewan Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 31.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Potash Corp. Of Saskatchewan Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.



On July 29, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. reported second-quarter earnings of $1.55 per share1 ($472.0 million), more than double the $0.61 per share ($186.2 million) earned in the same period last year. This result was the second-highest second-quarter total in company history and raised first-half 2010 earnings to $3.02 per share ($921.2 million).



Potash Corporation of Saskatchwan is in the portfolios of Mohnish Pabrai, PRIMECAP Management, Chris Davis, Wallace Weitz, RS Investment Management, Jim Simons, Paul Tudor Jones, Murray Stahl, Steven Cohen, and Chuck Royce.



Intuit's mission is to revolutionize how people manage their financial activities. Intuit Inc. has a market cap of $13.49 billion; its shares were traded at around $42.94 with a P/E ratio of 23.46 and P/S ratio of 3.9. Intuit Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 21.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Intuit Inc. the business predictability rank of 5-star.



On August 19, Intuit Inc. reported results for the fourth fiscal quarter of 2010. Revenue of $537 million, up 18 percent year over year, was above the high end of the guidance range for the quarter. Small Business delivered strong revenue growth of 16 percent for the quarter. Customer growth in Small Business continued, led by QuickBooks and Intuit Websites. Mint finished the quarter strong, growing its user base to more than 3 million users.



Intuit Inc. is in the portfolios of Oak Value, PRIMECAP Management, Bruce Koyner, Jeremy Grantham, John Keeley, Steven Cohen, and Jim Simons.

Last week, Sell: President, CEO and Director Brad D Smith, Sell: Chairman of Exec. Committee. Scott D Cook, Sell: VP, Controller Jeffrey P Hank, Sell: SVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. Laura A Fennell, Sell: SVP, Intuit Financial Services Sasan K Goodarzi, and Sell: EVP, Small Business Group Kiran M Patel sold shares of INTU stock.

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