52-Week High Companies: LLY, DISCA, VMED, LINTB, ZMH
Eli Lilly & Co. (LLY) Reached the 52-Week High of $37.85
Eli Lilly and Company discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells products in one significant business segment -pharmaceutical products. Eli Lilly & Co. has a market cap of $44.4 billion; its shares were traded at around $37.85 with a P/E ratio of 7.9 and P/S ratio of 1.9. The dividend yield of Eli Lilly & Co. stocks is 5.1%. Eli Lilly & Co. had an annual average earnings growth of 1.3% over the past 10 years.
On April 18, Eli Lilly & Co. reported results for the first quarter of 2011. First quarter 2011 revenue grew 6 percent to $5.8 billion, driven by increased demand in international markets. The company delivered first quarter earnings per share of $.95 (reported), or $1.24 (non-GAAP). 2011 non-GAAP earnings per share guidance range unchanged at $4.15 - $4.30; reported earnings per share guidance range of $3.86 - $4.01 now reflects Q1 restructuring charge
This month, Sell: Chief Accounting Officer Arnold C Hanish and Sell: EVP and Pres, Lilly Bio-Meds Bryce D. Carmine sold shares of LLYstock. Sell: Chief Eth/Cmpl Ofcr & SVP, ERM Anne Nobles sold shares in April.
Discovery Communications Inc. Series A (DISCA) Reached the 52-Week High of $43.71
Discovery Communications Inc., formerly Discovery Holding Company, is a holding company that conducts operations through its two wholly owned operating subsidiaries, Ascent Media Group, LLC and Ascent Media CANS, LLC, and throught its 66. Discovery Communications Inc. Series A has a market cap of $12.3 billion; its shares were traded at around $43.71 with a P/E ratio of 22.6 and P/S ratio of 3.3. Discovery Communications Inc. Series A had an annual average earnings growth of 115.7% over the past 5 years.
On April 28, Discovery Communications Inc. reported results for the first quarter of 2011. First quarter revenues of $951 million increased $82 million, or 9%, over the first quarter a year ago, led by 8% growth at U.S. Networks and 14% growth at International Networks. Adjusted Operating Income Before Depreciation and Amortization (“OIBDA”) grew 17% to $427 million, driven by a 14% increase at U.S. Networks and an 18% increase at International Networks. Adjusted OIBDA margin for the first quarter increased to 45% from 42% in the first quarter of 2010.
This month Sell: Pres. & CEO, DNI Mark G Hollinger , Sell: SEVP Human Resources Adria Alpert-romm, and
Sell: Director, 10% Owner John C Malone sold shares of DISCA stock.
Virgin Media Inc. (VMED) Reached the 52-Week High of $32.18
Telewest Global is a broadband communications and media group. Virgin Media Inc. has a market cap of $10.21 billion; its shares were traded at around $32.18 with a P/E ratio of 88.2 and P/S ratio of 1.6. The dividend yield of Virgin Media Inc. stocks is 0.5%. Virgin Media Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 8% over the past 5 years.
On April 20, Virgin Media Inc. announced results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. The company had sustainable revenue growth and operating leverage driving strong free cash flow. Revenue grew in all areas; total up 5.7% to £982m. OCF was up 7.6% to £376m. Operating income was up 58.9% to £111m.
Last month, Sell: CHIEF CUSTOMER & NETWORKS OFF. Paul Buttery sold 29,244 shares of VMED stock. Sell: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER Neil Berkett and Sell: VICE PRESIDENT, CONTROLLER Robert Gale sold shares in March.
Liberty Media Corp. Interactive Common Series B (LINTB) Reached the 52-Week High of $17.72
Liberty Media Corporation owns a broad range of electronic retailing, media, communications and entertainment businesses and investments. Liberty Media Corp. Interactive Common Series B has a market cap of $10.78 billion; its shares were traded at around $17.72 with a P/E ratio of 12.5 and P/S ratio of 1.2.
On May 6, Liberty Media Corp. reported results for the first quarter of 2011. Liberty Interactive group's revenue increased 7% to $2.2 billion and adjusted OIBDA decreased 1% to $378 million, while operating income decreased 2% to $213 million. The decrease in adjusted OIBDA and operating income was primarily due to the impact of the earthquake and related disasters in Japan on QVC's business during the quarter, QVC's new agreement with GE Money Bank and the launch of QVC Italy.
Zimmer Holdings Inc. (ZMH) Reached the 52-Week High of $68.18
Zimmer is a global leader in the design, development, manufacturing and market of reconstructive orthopaedic implants and fracture management products. Zimmer Holdings Inc. has a market cap of $13.34 billion; its shares were traded at around $68.18 with a P/E ratio of 15.3 and P/S ratio of 3.1. Zimmer Holdings Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 14.9% over the past 10 years.
On April 28, Zimmer Holdings, Inc. reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2011. The Company reported first quarter net sales of $1,116 million, an increase of 5.0% reported and 3.3% constant currency over the first quarter of 2010. Diluted earnings per share for the quarter were $1.08 reported and $1.19 adjusted, an increase of 16.7% adjusted over the prior year period.
This month, President and CEO David C Dvorak, EVP, Finance and CFO James T Crines, and Chairman, Eur., Afr., & M.East Bruno A Melzi sold shares of ZMH stock.