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Guru Stocks at 52-Week Low: MTU, NBG, APOL, NRG, PBCT

November 07, 2010 | About:
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According to [url=GuruFocus updates, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-week lows.

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. (MTU) Reached the 52-Week Low of $4.66

The prices of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. (MTU) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $4.66, which is 21.3% off the 52-week high of $5.72. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. is owned by 4 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 1 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 5 reduced their positions.

Mitsubishi Tokyo provides a variety of financial and investment services such as commercial banking, asset management services and trust banking. Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group Inc. has a market cap of $65.89 billion; its shares were traded at around $4.66 with and P/S ratio of 1.2. The dividend yield of Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group Inc. stocks is 1.3%. Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 9.5% over the past 10 years.

Kenneth Fisher owns 38,071,480 shares as of 09/30/2010, an increase of 11.83% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.55% of the $31.96 billion portfolio of Fisher Asset Management, LLC. Richard Pzena sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2010.

National Bank of Greece S.A. (NBG) Reached the 52-Week Low of $2.13

The prices of National Bank of Greece S.A. (NBG) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $2.13, which is 73.8% off the 52-week high of $8.02. National Bank of Greece S.A. is owned by 1 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 1 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 3 reduced their positions.

NATL BK GR-ADR provides a full range of financial products and services to corporate customers and private individuals alike, including retail and corporate lending, investment banking services, insurance, asset management, brokerage, leasing and factoring. National Bank Of Greece S.a. has a market cap of $6.33 billion; its shares were traded at around $2.13 with a P/E ratio of 10.5 and P/S ratio of 0.6. National Bank Of Greece S.a. had an annual average earning growth of 17.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated National Bank Of Greece S.a. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

National Bank of Greece’s net profit for the first half of 2010 stood at €146 million, burdened by extraordinary tax charges, mark-to-market valuation losses in the Greek sovereign bond portfolio, and continued high provisions for NPLs.

Apollo Group Inc. (APOL) Reached the 52-Week Low of $35.73

The prices of Apollo Group Inc. (APOL) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $35.73, which is 53.2% off the 52-week high of $75.52. Apollo Group Inc. is owned by 16 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 10 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 10 reduced their positions.

Apollo Group, Inc. has been providing higher education to working adults for over 25 years. Apollo Group Inc. has a market cap of $5.19 billion; its shares were traded at around $35.73 with a P/E ratio of 6.5 and P/S ratio of 1. Apollo Group Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 26.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Apollo Group Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Apollo recently reported its fourth quarter results. Consolidated net revenue for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2010 totaled $1,259.4 million, which represents a 17.4% increase over the fourth quarter of fiscal 2009. Contributing to the growth in the fourth quarter was a 6.3% year-over-year increase in University of Phoenix total Degreed Enrollment to 470,800, as well as an increase of $20.5 million in net revenue from BPP Holdings, which was acquired on July 30, 2009.

Donald Yacktman bought 1,667,039 shares in the quarter that ended on 09/30/2010, which is 1.82% of the $4.71 billion portfolio of Yacktman Asset Management Co.. Ruane Cunniff owns 302,000 shares as of 06/30/2010, an increase of 202% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.16% of the $8.12 billion portfolio of Ruane & Cunniff & Goldfarb Inc.

Buy: Director Piazza Samuel A Jr. Di bought 2,085 shares of APOL stock on 07/27/2010 at the average price of 47.8. Piazza Samuel A Jr. Di owns at least 7,085 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 25.25% since. Other insiders have decreased their positions in the company.

NRG Energy Inc. (NRG) Reached the 52-Week Low of $20.1

The prices of NRG Energy Inc. (NRG) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $20.1, which is 30.1% off the 52-week high of $28.25. NRG Energy Inc. is owned by 14 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 7 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 9 reduced their positions.

NRG Energy Inc owns and operates a diverse portfolio of power-generating facilities, primarily in the United States. Nrg Energy Inc. has a market cap of $5.1 billion; its shares were traded at around $20.1 with a P/E ratio of 13.7 and P/S ratio of 0.6. Nrg Energy Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 36.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Nrg Energy Inc. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

NRG recently reported net income for the three months ended September 30, 2010 of $223 million, or $0.87 per diluted common share, compared to $278 million, or $1.02 per diluted common share, for the third quarter of 2009. Income before taxes was $312 million in the third quarter of 2010 compared to $444 million in the third quarter of 2009.

Carl Icahn bought 2,376,880 shares in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2010, which is 1.37% of the $0 million portfolio of Icahn Capital Management LP. David Dreman bought 13,158 shares in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2010, which is 0.01% of the $3.83 billion portfolio of Dreman Value Management. Mario Gabelli owns 16,100 shares as of 06/30/2010, a decrease of 96.8% of from the previous quarter. This position accounts for less than 0.01% of the $16.22 billion portfolio of GAMCO Investors. David Tepper sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2010. George Soros sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2010.

Sell: Director Herbert H Tate sold 1,500 shares of NRG stock on 08/19/2010 at the average price of 21.2. Herbert H Tate owns at least 17,381 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 5.19% since.

People's United Financial Inc. (PBCT) Reached the 52-Week Low of $12.69

The prices of People's United Financial Inc. (PBCT) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $12.69, which is 28.2% off the 52-week high of $17.03. People's United Financial Inc. is owned by 8 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 5 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 5 reduced their positions.

People's Bank is a diversified financial services company providing consumer and commercial banking services, in addition to insurance, trust and financial advisory services. People's United Financial Inc. has a market cap of $4.69 billion; its shares were traded at around $12.69 with a P/E ratio of 38.2 and P/S ratio of 4.2. The dividend yield of People's United Financial Inc. stocks is 5%. People's United Financial Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 3.1% over the past 10 years.

PBCT recently announced net income of $24.1 million, or $0.07 per share, for the third quarter of 2010, compared to $16.0 million, or $0.04 per share, for the second quarter of 2010, and $26.8 million, or $0.08 per share, for the third quarter of 2009. Included in both this quarter's and the second quarter's results are pre-tax merger-related expenses, core system conversion costs and one-time charges totaling $5.3 million and $23.2 million, respectively.

NWQ Managers owns 1,013,646 shares as of 06/30/2010, which accounts for 0.09% of the $15.72 billion portfolio of NWQ Investment Management Co. Ron Baron sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2010.

Buy: Exec. VP & GC Robert E Trautmann bought 2,000 shares of PBCT stock on 06/02/2010 at the average price of 13.9. Robert E Trautmann owns at least 58,834 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 8.71% since. Other insiders have decreased their positions in the company.


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