52-Week High Companies: LUX, AMZN, PXD, BNS, TWC
Luxottica Group S.p.A. (LUX) Reached the 52-Week High of $33.76
Luxottica Group is the world leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of high-quality eyeglass frames and sunglasses in the mid- and premium-priced market segments. Luxottica Group S.p.A. has a market cap of $15.71 billion; its shares were traded at around $33.76 with a P/E ratio of 28.8 and P/S ratio of 2. The dividend yield of Luxottica Group stocks is 1%. Luxottica Group had an annual average earnings growth of 14.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Luxottica Group the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.
Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) Reached the 52-Week High of $185.89
Amazon.com Inc. seeks to be the world's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they may want to buy online. Amazon.com Inc. has a market cap of $83.84 billion; its shares were traded at around $185.89 with a P/E ratio of 73.5 and P/S ratio of 2.4. Amazon.com Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 28.5% over the past 5 years.
Sell: Chairman, CEO and President, 10% Owner Jeffrey P. Bezos sold 932,811 shares of Amazon.com stock on 11/02/2010 at the average price of 163.26. Jeffrey P. Bezos owns at least 88,142,773 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 13.86% since.
On January 27, Amazon.com announced financial results for its fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2010. Operating cash flow increased 6% to $3.50 billion for the trailing 12 months, compared with $3.29 billion for the trailing 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2009. Free cash flow decreased 14% to $2.52 billion for the trailing 12 months, compared with $2.92 billion for the trailing 12 months ended Dec. 31, 2009. Net income increased 8% to $416 million in the fourth quarter, or $0.91 per diluted share, compared with net income of $384 million, or $0.85 per diluted share, in fourth quarter 2009.
In March, Sell: Vice President Shelley Reynolds, Sell: Senior Vice President Steven Kessel and Sell: Senior Vice President Sebastian J Gunningham sold 70,000 shares of Amazon.com stock. Sell: Director Thomas O. Ryder and Sell: Senior Vice President and CFO Thomas J Szkutak sold shares in February.
Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (PXD) Reached the 52-Week High of $100.94
Pioneer Natural Resources is an oil and gas exploration and production company with ownership interests in oil and gas properties located in the United States, Argentina, Canada, South Africa and Gabon. Pioneer Natural Resource Co. has a market cap of $11.75 billion; its shares were traded at around $100.94 with a P/E ratio of 57 and P/S ratio of 4.7. The dividend yield of Pioneer Natural Resource Co. stocks is 0.1%. Pioneer Natural Resource Co. had an annual average earnings growth of 10.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Pioneer Natural Resource Co. the business predictability rank of 2-star.
On February 8, Pioneer Natural Resources Co. reported results for the fourth quarter of 2010. For results go to: http://phx.corporate-ir.net/External.File?item=UGFyZW50SUQ9NDEyNjkxfENoaWxkSUQ9NDIzNjUxfFR5cGU9MQ==&t=1
Sell: EVP, International Operations David Mcmanus and Sell: Director Edison C. Buchanan sold shares of Pioneer Natural Resources stock in March. In February, Sell: Chairman & CEO Scott D. Sheffield, Sell: EVP & CFO Richard P Dealy, Sell: VP & CAO Frank W. Hall, Sell: EVP, S Texas Operations William F. Hannes, and Sell: President & COO Timothy L. Dove sold shares.
Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS) Reached the 52-Week High of $60.5
Bank of Nova Scotia is one of North America's premier financial institutions and Canada's most international bank. Bank of Nova Scotia has a market cap of $65.18 billion; its shares were traded at around $60.5 with a P/E ratio of 15 and P/S ratio of 2.7. The dividend yield of Bank of Nova Scotia stocks is 3.4%. Bank of Nova Scotia had an annual average earnings growth of 6.8% over the past 10 years.
On March 8, Scotiabank reported first quarter income of $1,174 million compared with $988 million for the same period last year. Year over year, net income was up 19%. Diluted earnings per share were $1.07, compared to $0.91 in the same period a year ago and $1.00 last quarter. Return on equity remained strong at 18.7%, compared to 17.4% last year and 17.9% last quarter. A dividend increase of 3 cents per common share was announced, resulting in a quarterly dividend of 52 cents per share.
Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC) Reached the 52-Week High of $74
Time Warner Cable Inc. is the second-largest cable operator in the United States. Time Warner Cable Inc. has a market cap of $25.41 billion; its shares were traded at around $74 with a P/E ratio of 19.8 and P/S ratio of 1.3. The dividend yield of Time Warner Cable Inc. stocks is 2.7%.
Time Warner Cable will report its 2011 first‐quarter results on Thursday, April 28, 2011, before the market opens. Senior management will host a conference call beginning at 8:30am ET to discuss the results.
This month, Sell: Chairman & CEO Glenn Britt, Sell: EVP & Chief Technology Officer Michael L Lajoie, Sell: EVP & Chief Strategy Officer Peter C. Stern, Sell: SVP & Controller William F. Osbourn Jr., and Sell: EVP, Human Resources Tomas Mathews sold shares of Time Warner Cable stock.