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52-Week High Companies: ERIC, DIS, STJ, UPS, CHKP

April 04, 2011 | About:
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According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: LM Ericsson Telephone Company (ERIC), Walt Disney Company (DIS), St. Jude Medical Inc. (STJ), United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS), and Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (CHKP).

LM Ericsson Telephone Company (ERIC) Reached the 52-Week High of $12.83

Ericsson is a world-supplier in the fast-growing and dynamic telecommunications and data communications industry, offering advanced communications solutions for mobile and fixed networks, as well as consumer products. Lm Ericsson Telephone Company has a market cap of $42 billion; its shares were traded at around $12.83 with a P/E ratio of 16.6 and P/S ratio of 1.3. The dividend yield of Lm Ericsson Telephone Company stocks is 1.5%.

On January 25, 2011, LM Ericsson Telephone Company reported results for 2011. Sales growth returned during the second half of the year and cash conversion for the full year amounted to 112%. Net income 2010 increased 172% to SEK 11.2 (4.1) b. mainly due to improvements in earnings in Sony Ericsson and less restructuring charges. The Board of Directors proposes a dividend for 2010 of SEK 2.25 (2.00).

Walt Disney Company (DIS) Reached the 52-Week High of $42.85

Walt Disney Company owns 100% of Disney Enterprises, Inc. Walt Disney Company has a market cap of $81.38 billion; its shares were traded at around $42.85 with a P/E ratio of 18.9 and P/S ratio of 2.1. The dividend yield of Walt Disney Company stocks is 0.9%. Walt Disney Company had an annual average earnings growth of 12.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Walt Disney Company the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

Last month, Sell: Sr. Executive VP and CFO James A. Rasulo, Sell: SVP, Planning and Control Brent Woodford, and Sell: Director John E. Bryson sold shares of DIS stock. Sell: Director Monica C. Lozano, Sell: EVP-Corp Strat, Bus Dev & Tech Kevin A. Mayer, and Sell: Sr. Executive VP, General Counsel & Secy Alan N Braverman sold shares in February.

St. Jude Medical Inc. (STJ) Reached the 52-Week High of $52.19

St. Jude Medical Inc. is dedicated to making life better for cardiac, neurological and chronic pain patients worldwide through excellence in medical device technology and services. St. Jude Medical Inc. has a market cap of $16.99 billion; its shares were traded at around $52.19 with a P/E ratio of 17.4 and P/S ratio of 3.3. St. Jude Medical Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 17.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated St. Jude Medical Inc. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

On January 26, St. Jude Medical Inc. reported net sales of $1.350 billion in the fourth quarter of 2010, an increase of 12% over the $1.203 billion in the fourth quarter of 2009, including a $25 million contribution in the quarter from recently acquired AGA Medical. Foreign currency translation comparisons decreased fourth quarter sales by approximately $14 million. On a currency neutral basis, net sales grew 13% over the fourth quarter of 2009. Net sales in 2010 were $5.165 billion compared to $4.681 billion in 2009, an increase of 10%. Foreign currency translation comparisons increased full-year 2010 sales by about $23 million. On a currency neutral basis, net sales grew 10% over the prior year.

Last month, Sell: VP of Global Quality Behzad Khosravi sold 29,060 shares of STJ stock. Sell: VP, IT and CIO Thomas R Northenscold, Sell: Director Thomas H. Garrett III, and Sell: VP and Corporate Controller Donald Zurbay sold shares in February.

United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) Reached the 52-Week High of $74.48

United Parcel Service Inc. is the world's largest express carrier, the world's largest package delivery company and a global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. United Parcel Service Inc. has a market cap of $73.52 billion; its shares were traded at around $74.48 with a P/E ratio of 20.9 and P/S ratio of 1.5. The dividend yield of United Parcel Service, Inc. stocks is 2.8%. United Parcel Service, Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 9.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated United Parcel Service, Inc. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

On Feb 01, 2011 United Parcel Services Inc. announced adjusted diluted earnings per share of $1.08 for the fourth quarter of 2010, a 44% improvement over the prior-year period. Global revenue grew 8.4%, generating $1.8 billion in adjusted operating profit, a 40% increase. On a reported basis, diluted earnings per share totaled $1.11, a 48% increase over the $0.75 reported for the same period last year. During the quarter, UPS recorded a net after-tax gain of $32 million related to the sale of certain non-core business units.

Sell: CFO & Senior Vice President Kurt P. Kuehn sold 8,000 shares of UPS stock last month.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. (CHKP) Reached the 52-Week High of $51.59

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. is a provider of policy-based enterprise security and traffic management solutions. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has a market cap of $10.75 billion; its shares were traded at around $51.59 with a P/E ratio of 22.3 and P/S ratio of 9.8. Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. had an annual average earnings growth of 8% over the past 10 years.

On January 31, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. reported results for the fourth quarter of 2010. Total revenue was $318.5 million, representing a 17% increase year over year. Non-GAAP operating income was $183.6 million, representing 58% of revenues. Non-GAAP EPS was $0.73, representing a 20%% increase year over year.

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