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52-Week High Guru Stocks: Las Vegas Sands Corp., Intuit Inc., Infosys Technologies Ltd., China Unicom Ltd., and H.J. Heinz Company

September 19, 2010 | About:
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According to GuruFocus updatesl, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS), Intuit Inc. (INTU), Infosys Technologies Ltd. (INFY), China Unicom Ltd. (CHU), and H.J. Heinz Company (HNZ).

Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Reached the 52-Week High of $32.01

Las Vegas Sands Corp. is a hotel, gaming, and retail mall company headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas Sands Corp. has a market cap of $21.15 billion; its shares were traded at around $32.01 with a P/E ratio of 266.8 and P/S ratio of 4.6. Las Vegas Sands Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 2.3% over the past 5 years.



On July 28, Las Vegas Sands Corp. reported results for the second quarter of 2010. Net revenue for the second quarter of 2010 was a record $1.59 billion, an increase of 50.6% compared to $1.06 billion in the second quarter of 2009. Consolidated adjusted property EBITDA in the second quarter of 2010 increased 91.2% to $473.5 million, compared to $247.6 million in the year-ago quarter. Consolidated adjusted property EBITDA margin increased 630 basis points to 29.7% in the second quarter of 2010, compared to 23.4% in the second quarter of 2009.



Las Vegas Sands Corp. is in the portfolios of Chris Shumway, Bruce Koyner, Mario Gabelli, Murray Stahl, Pioneer Investments, Louis Moore Bacon, Chuck Royce, George Soros, and Jeremy Grantham.

Sell: CEO, Sands China Ltd. Steven Jacobs sold 166,470 shares of LVS stock in June; Sell: President and COO Michael A Leven sold 150,000 shares last month.



Intuit's mission is to revolutionize how people manage their financial activities. Intuit Inc. has a market cap of $14.1 billion; its shares were traded at around $44.8825 with a P/E ratio of 24.5 and P/S ratio of 4.1. 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 Jul 29, Intermec, Inc. announced financial results for its second quarter, which ended June 27, 2010. Second quarter 2010 revenues were $161.2 million and a net loss of ($2.7) million, or ($0.04) per diluted share, compared to 2009 second quarter revenues of $157.7 million and a net loss of ($6.5) million, or ($0.11) per diluted share.

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

This month, Sell: SVP, Gen. Counsel, Corp. Sec. Laura A Fennell and Sell: Director Dennis D Powell sold shares of INTU stock. Last month, Sell: Chairman of Exec. Committee. Scott D Cook, Sell: VP, Controller Jeffrey P Hank, Sell: SVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. Laura A Fennell, and Sell: President, CEO and Director Brad D Smith sold shares.


Infosys Technologies Limited, defines, designs and delivers IT-enabled business solutions. Infosys Technologies Ltd. has a market cap of $37.14 billion; its shares were traded at around $65.07 with a P/E ratio of 28.1 and P/S ratio of 7.7. The dividend yield of Infosys Technologies Ltd. stocks is 0.8%. Infosys Technologies Ltd. had an annual average earning growth of 32.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Infosys Technologies Ltd. the business predictability rank of 4-star.



Infosys Technologies Ltd. is in the portfolios of Jeremy Grantham, Sarah Ketterer, Pioneer Investments, Jim Simons, and John Hussman.


China Unicom Limited is engaged in the provision of cellular, paging, long distance, data and internet services in the People's Repulic of China. China Unicom Ltd. has a market cap of $36.15 billion; its shares were traded at around $15.21 with and P/S ratio of 1.6. The dividend yield of China Unicom Ltd. stocks is 1.4%. China Unicom Ltd. had an annual average earning growth of 19.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated China Unicom Ltd. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

China Unicom Ltd. is in the portfolios of Murray Stahl, Mario Gabelli, Bruce Koyner, Jim Simons, and Steven Cohen.



H. J. Heinz Company and its subsidiaries manufacture and market an extensive line of processed food products throughout the world. H.J. Heinz Company has a market cap of $15.25 billion; its shares were traded at around $47.94 with a P/E ratio of 16.4 and P/S ratio of 0.3. The dividend yield of H.J. Heinz Company stocks is 3.9%. H.J. Heinz Company had an annual average earning growth of 4.7% over the past 10 years.



In the fiscal quarter ended July 28, reported sales grew 1.6% to $2.48 billion as Heinz delivered 3.6% organic sales growth across its global portfolio. Operating income increased 9.9% to $406 million. Earnings per share from continuing operations grew to $0.75 from $0.68 a year ago. Net income increased to $240 million from $213 million, or $0.67 per share, a year ago, which included a net loss of $2.2 million, or $0.01 per share from discontinued operations in Fiscal 2010. On a constant currency basis, sales grew 3.7%, operating income increased 12.6% and EPS rose 14.7%



H.J. Heinz Company is in the portfolios of Bill Nygren, Mark Hillman, Mario Gabelli, John Hussman, Bruce Koyner, Jeremy Grantham, Murray Stahl, Jim simons, Kenneth Fisher, and Steven Cohen.

This month, Sell: EVP and CFO Arthur B Winkleblack and Sell: Director Nelson Peltz sold shares of HNZ stock.


Rating: 3.3/5 (4 votes)

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