Becton Dickinson & Co. (BDX) Reached the 52-Week High of $89.3
Becton, Dickinson & Co. is engaged principally in the manufacture and sale of a broad line of supplies, devices and systems used by health care professionals, medical research institutions and the general public. Becton Dickinson & Co. has a market cap of $19.53 billion; its shares were traded at around $89.3 with a P/E ratio of 17 and P/S ratio of 2.6. The dividend yield of Becton Dickinson & Co. stocks is 1.8%. Becton Dickinson & Co. had an annual average earnings growth of 14% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Becton Dickinson & Co. the business predictability rank of 5-star.
On April 26, Becton, Dickinson and Company reported quarterly revenues of $1.9 billion for the second fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2011, representing an increase of 6.8 percent from the prior-year period. On a foreign currency-neutral basis, revenue increased 4.6 percent, despite an unfavorable comparison to the prior year of about 2.3 percentage points due to strong sales related to the H1N1 flu pandemic, supplemental spending in Japan and stimulus spending in the U.S. in fiscal year 2010.
In May, Executive Vice President William A Kozy, Executive Vice President Gary M. Cohen, Executive Vice President William A. Kozy sold shares of BDX stock. Chairman and CEO Edward J. Ludwig sold 116,666 shares of BDX stock in April.
Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC) Reached the 52-Week High of $79.24Time Warner Cable Inc. is the second-largest cable operator in the US. Time Warner Cable Inc. has a market cap of $26.66 billion; its shares were traded at around $79.24 with a P/E ratio of 20.1 and P/S ratio of 1.4. The dividend yield of Time Warner Cable Inc. stocks is 2.4%.
On April 28, Time Warner Cable Inc. reported financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2011. Revenues for the first quarter of 2011 increased 5.0% from the first quarter of 2010 to $4.8 billion. Subscription revenues grew 4.6% year‐over‐year to $4.6 billion, driven by a 3.5% increase in residential subscription revenues and a 23.2% increase in commercial subscription revenues. Advertising revenues increased 13.9% to $197 million.
In June, Chairman & CEO Glenn Britt and EVP & President, TWC Ventures Carl U. Rossetti sold shares of TWC. EVP & Chief Strategy Officer Peter C. Stern sold 7,125 shares this month.
Dominion Resources Inc. (D) Reached the 52-Week High of $48.63
Dominion Resources is a producer of energy. Dominion has one of the larger British Thermal Unit production capability among integrated utilities in the northeast quadrant of the United States. Dominion Resources Inc. has a market cap of $28 billion; its shares were traded at around $48.63 with a P/E ratio of 14.7 and P/S ratio of 1.9. The dividend yield of Dominion Resources Inc. stocks is 4.1%. Dominion Resources Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 3.9% over the past 10 years.
On April 28, Dominion announced unaudited reported earnings for the three months ended March 31, 2011, of $479 million ($0.82 per share), compared with reported earnings of $174 million ($0.29 per share) for the same period in 2010. Operating earnings for the three months ended March 31, 2011, amounted to $541 million ($0.93 per share), compared to operating earnings of $576 million ($0.96 per share) for the same period in 2010. Operating earnings are defined as reported (GAAP) earnings adjusted for certain items.
In May, Director William P. Barr bought 2,076 shares of D stock.
Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM) Reached the 52-Week High of $156.67Salesforce.com is the market and technology leader in on-demand business services. Salesforce.com Inc. has a market cap of $20.82 billion; its shares were traded at around $156.67 with a P/E ratio of 290.1 and P/S ratio of 12.5.
On May 19, Salesforce.com announced results for its fiscal first quarter ended April 30, 2011. Total Q1 revenue was $504 million, an increase of 34% on a year-over-year basis. Subscription and support revenues were $474 million, an increase of 35% on a year-over-year basis. Professional services and other revenues were $31 million, an increase of 18% on a year-over-year basis.
This month, EVP, Worldwide Sales Hilarie A. Koplow, Director Lawrence Tomlinson, and Director Craig Conway sold shares of CRM stock. EVP, Worldwide Sales Hilarie A. Koplow and Director Craig Ramsey shares in June.
Teradata Corp. (TDC) Reached the 52-Week High of $61.17Teradata Corporation is the world's largest company focused on raising intelligence through data warehousing and enterprise analytics. Teradata has a market cap of $10.33 billion; its shares were traded at around $61.17 with a P/E ratio of 33.6 and P/S ratio of 5.4.
On May 5, Teradata Corp. reported revenue of $506 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2011, an increase of 18 percent from $429 million in 2010. The first quarter revenue comparison included 2 percentage points of benefit from currency translation.
In May, President and CEO Michael Koehler and Chief Human Resource Officer Saundra Davis sold shares of TDC stock. Director William S. Stavropoulos, EVP, Global Field Operations Robert Fair, General Counsel & Secretary Laura K. Nyquist, and VP, Human Resources Saundra Davis sold shares in May.