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52-Week High Companies: ACE, PCG, FLR, AMP, HST

December 13, 2010 | About:
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According to GuruFocus updates, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: Ace Ltd. (ACE), PG&E Corp. (PCG), Fluor Corp. (FLR), Ameriprise Financial Inc. (AMP), and Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (HST).

Ace Ltd. (ACE) Reached the 52-Week High of $60.28

Ace Ltd. provides excess liability insurance for bodily injury, property damage, & wrongful advertising. Ace, Ltd. has a market cap of $20.46 billion; its shares were traded at around $60.28 with a P/E ratio of 7.7 and P/S ratio of 1.3. The dividend yield of Ace, Ltd. (new) stocks is 2.2%. Ace, Ltd. had an annual average earning growth of 30.1% over the past 10 years.



On October 27, Ace Ltd. reported net income for the quarter ended September 30, 2010, of $1.97 per share, compared with $1.46 per share for the same quarter last year.Income excluding net realized gains (losses) was $2.01 per share, compared with $2.07 per share for the same quarter last year.Book value increased $1.4 billion during the quarter, up 7% from June 30, 2010.



Ace Ltd. is in the portfolios of David Williams, Richard Pzena, Eric Mindich, Pioneer Investments, Jeremy Grantham, Steven Cohen, John Keeley, Chris Davis, and George Soros.

Last month, Sell: Director Thomas J Neff sold 14,000 shares of ACE stock. In October, Sell: Vice Chairman, ACE Limited* Brian Edward Dowd, Sell: Director John A Krol, and Sell: Director Robert Ripp sold shares. Sell: Director Robert M Hernandez sold shares in September.

PG&E Corp. (PCG) Reached the 52-Week High of $47.03

PG&E Corporation is an energy-based holding company. PG&E Corp. has a market cap of $18.44 billion; its shares were traded at around $47.03 with a P/E ratio of 13.4 and P/S ratio of 1.4. The dividend yield of PG&E Corp. stocks is 3.8%. PG&E Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 3.1% over the past 5 years.

On November 4, PG&E Corp. reported results for the third quarter of 2010. Non-GAAP guidance for earnings from operations is reaffirmed in the range of $3.35 to $3.50 per share for 2010 and is updated with a narrower range of $3.65 to $3.80 per share for 2011. The upper end of the guidance for 2011 has been reduced by $0.05, to reflect the proposed settlement of the Utility’s 2011 General Rate Case, as well as other regulatory decisions.



PG&E Corp. is in the portfolios of Brian Rogers, Pioneer Investments, Mario Gabelli, and Steven Cohen.

In September, Sell: VP and Controller Dinyar B Mistry sold 7,712 shares of PCG stock.



Fluor Corp. (FLR) Reached the 52-Week High of $62.24

Fluor is a FORTUNE 500 company that delivers engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance (EPCM), and project management to governments and clients in diverse industries around the world. Fluor Corp. has a market cap of $11.13 billion; its shares were traded at around $62.24 with a P/E ratio of 29 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Fluor Corp. stocks is 0.8%. Fluor Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 22% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Fluor Corp. the business predictability rank of 2-star.



On November 4, Fluor Corporation announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2010. Revenue rose 2 percent to $5.5 billion, compared with $5.4 billion in the third quarter of 2009. The company reported a net loss attributable to Fluor of $54 million, compared with net earnings attributable to Fluor of $162 million a year ago. This resulted in a loss per diluted share of $0.30, which compares with earnings per diluted share of $0.89 for the same period last year.



Fluor Corp. is in the portfolios of T Boone Pickens, Diamond Hill Capital, David Dreman, Chuck Royce, Steven Cohen, Dodge & Cox, and Kenneth Fisher.

Last week, Sell: Senior Vice President Glenn C Gilkey sold 5,177 shares of FLR stock. In November, Sell: Chairman and CEO Alan L Boeckmann, Sell: Senior V.P. & CFO D Michael Steuert , Sell: Group President Kirk D Grimes, Sell: Group President David R Dunning, Sell: COO David Thomas Seaton, and Sell: Group President John L Hopkins sold shares.



Ameriprise Financial Inc. (AMP) Reached the 52-Week High of $55.67

Ameriprise Financial Inc.. is a financial planning and services company with financial advisors and registered representatives that provides solutions for clients' asset accumulation, income management and insurance protection needs. Ameriprise Financial Inc. has a market cap of $13.8 billion; its shares were traded at around $55.67 with a P/E ratio of 13.3 and P/S ratio of 1.7. The dividend yield of Ameriprise Financial Inc. stocks is 1.3%.

On October 27, Ameriprise Financial, Inc. reported record net income of $344 million for the third quarter of 2010 compared to $260 million for the third quarter of 2009. Net income per diluted share for the third quarter of 2010 was $1.32 compared to $1.00 a year ago. Operating earnings increased 31 percent to $355 million in the third quarter of 2010 compared to $272 million a year ago. Operating earnings per diluted share were $1.37 in the third quarter of 2010, up 32 percent from $1.04 a year ago.

Ameriprise Financial Inc. is in the portfolios of Steve Mandel, Chris Davis, John Buckingham, James Barrow, John Keeley, Steven Cohen, David Dreman, Jeremy Grantham, Jean-Marie Eveillard, Dodge & Cox, and Kenneth Fisher.

This month, Sell: CEO, U.S. Asset Management William F Truscott, Sell: Exec VP of Human Resources Kelli A Hunter, Sell: Pres Fncl Plng & Wealth & CMO Kim Michelle Sharan, and Sell: Exec VP of Serv Del & Tech Glen Salow sold shares of AMP. Sell: Pres Ins & Chief Strat Officer John Robert Woerner sold 30,224 shares in November.

Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. (HST) Reached the 52-Week High of $17.19

Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is a lodging real estate company that currently owns or holds controlling interests in upper upscale and luxury hotel properties primarily operated under premium brands. Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. has a market cap of $11.45 billion; its shares were traded at around $17.19 with a P/E ratio of 28.6 and P/S ratio of 2.7. The dividend yield of Host Hotels & Resorts Inc. stocks is 0.2%.



On October 13, Host Hotel & Resorts reported results for the third quarter of 2010. Revenues for owned hotels increased $65 million, or 7.4%, for the third quarter of 2010 and $84 million, or 3.1%, for year-to-date 2010. Total revenue increased $103 million, or 11.4%, for the third quarter and $125 million, or 4.4%, for year-to-date 2010. Net loss was $61 million, or $.09 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2010 compared to a net loss of $58 million, or$.09 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2009. For year-to-date 2010, the net loss was $126 million, or $.20 per diluted share, compared to a net loss of $187 million, or $.33 per diluted share, for year-to-date 2009.

Host Hotel & Resorts is in the portfolios of Ken Heebner, Richard Aster Jr, Bruce Koyner Pioneer Investments, David Williams, Jim Simons, Jeremy Grantham, Steven Cohen, and Mario Gabelli.

Last month, Sell: EVP, Chief Investment Officer James F Risoleo sold 87,079 shares of HST stock.


Rating: 2.3/5 (3 votes)

Comments

halis
Halis - 3 years ago
I have Ace, it's still pretty cheap. Good company. Once it gets into the mid 70's I'll probably dump it though.

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