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High Growth Arnold Van Den Berg Stocks: JCP, JEC, GE, TDW, SPLS, IRM

January 14, 2011 | About:
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In our previous articles we highlighted Arnold Van Den Berg’s perspective on large cap stocks, and his high dividend yields stocks. In this article we highlight the stocks that have high growth rate in his portfolio.

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To check the complete list of Top Growth Companies of Arnold Van Den Berg, please go to http://www.gurufocus.com/holdings.php?GuruName=Arnold+Van+Den+Berg&tab=growth

Penney (JC) Inc (JCP)

JCPenney is one of America's retailers, operating department stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as one of the largest apparel and home furnishing sites on the Internet, jcp. JCPenney Inc has a market cap of $7.31 billion; its shares were traded at around $30.67 with a P/E ratio of 23.2 and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of Penney (jc) Inc stocks is 2.6%. JCPenney Inc had an annual average earning growth of 18.5% over the past 10 years.

JCPenney Inc is owned by 9 Gurus. 5 Gurus Increased Positions in JCP. 4 Gurus Kept Positions in JCP Unchanged or Slightly Adjusted. George Soros sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 09/30/2010.

Jacobs Engin Gr (JEC) -- Yield = 0

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is one of the largest professional service firms in the United States providing engineering, design and consulting services; construction and construction management services; and process plant maintenance services to a broad range of industrial, commercialand governmental clients. Jacobs Engin Gr has a market cap of $5.91 billion; its shares were traded at around $48.75 with a P/E ratio of 18.9 and P/S ratio of 0.6. Jacobs Engin Gr had an annual average earning growth of 15.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Jacobs Engin Gr the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

Jacobs Engin Gr is owned by 3 Gurus. 2 Gurus Kept Positions in JEC Unchanged or Slightly Adjusted. 1 Guru Reduced Positions in JEC.

Director Peter J Robertson bought 4,000 shares of JEC stock on 08/10/2010 at the average price of 36.07. Peter J Robertson owns at least 5,000 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 35.15% since.

Tidewater Inc (TDW)

Tidewater, Inc. owns and operates one of the world's largest fleets serving the international offshore energy industry. Tidewater Inc has a market cap of $2.82 billion; its shares were traded at around $55.41 with a P/E ratio of 15.9 and P/S ratio of 2.4. The dividend yield of Tidewater Inc stocks is 1.8%. Tidewater Inc had an annual average earning growth of 15% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Tidewater Inc the business predictability rank of 1-star.

Tidewater Inc is owned by 6 Gurus. 1 Guru Increased Positions in TDW: George Soros owns 50,400 shares as of 09/30/2010, an increase of 76.22% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.03% of the $6.69 billion portfolio of Soros Fund Management LLC. 5 other Gurus Kept Positions in TDW Unchanged or Slightly Adjusted.

General Electric (GE)

General Electric is one of the largest and most diversified industrial corporations in the world. Genl Electric has a market cap of $196.05 billion; its shares were traded at around $18.6 with a P/E ratio of 16.5 and P/S ratio of 1.3. The dividend yield of Genl Electric stocks is 3%. Genl Electric had an annual average earning growth of 14.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Genl Electric the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Genl Electric is owned by 18 Gurus. 1 Guru Initiated Positions in GE. 1 Guru Increased Positions in GE. 17 Gurus Kept Positions in GE Unchanged or Slightly Adjusted.

Vice Chairman Michael A Neal bought 20,553 shares of GE stock on 10/15/2010 at the average price of 16.23. Michael A Neal owns at least 1,004,166 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 14.6% since.

Staples Inc (SPLS)

Staples.com is creating a business-to-business electronic marketplace offering a comprehensive solution for all of the officeneeds of business customers. Staples Inc has a market cap of $17.22 billion; its shares were traded at around $23.24 with a P/E ratio of 18.8 and P/S ratio of 0.7. The dividend yield of Staples Inc stocks is 1.5%. Staples Inc had an annual average earning growth of 13.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Staples Inc the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

Staples Inc is owned by 5 Gurus. 1 Guru Increased Positions in SPLS. 4 Gurus Kept Positions in SPLS Unchanged or Slightly Adjusted. 1 Guru Reduced Positions in SPLS

Iron Mountain (IRM)

Iron Mountain Incorporated is one of the world's largest records and information management services company. Iron Mountain has a market cap of $4.97 billion; its shares were traded at around $24.73 with a P/E ratio of 21.9 and P/S ratio of 1.7. The dividend yield of Iron Mountain stocks is 3%. Iron Mountain had an annual average earning growth of 13.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Iron Mountain the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Iron Mountain is owned by 2 Gurus. 2 Gurus Kept Positions in IRM Unchanged or Slightly Adjusted. 1 Guru Sold Out IRM: Warren Buffett sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 09/30/2010.

To check the complete list of Top Growth Companies of Arnold Van Den Berg, please go to http://www.gurufocus.com/holdings.php?GuruName=Arnold+Van+Den+Berg&tab=growth

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