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52-Week High Companies: GMCR, TJX, MICC, AMZN, CERN

July 31, 2011 | About:
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According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (GMCR), The TJX Companies Inc. (TJX), Millicom International Cellular S.A. (MICC), Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) and Cerner Corp. (CERN).

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (GMCR) Reached the 52-Week High of $103.95

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters engages in the production and marketing of award-winning coffees, innovative brewing technology and gourmet single-cup brewing systems. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. has a market cap of $15.63 billion; its shares were traded at around $103.95 with a P/E ratio of 97.2 and P/S ratio of 11.6. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 27.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

On July 17, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. announced its fiscal 2011 third-quarter results for the 13 weeks ended June 25, 2011. Net sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2011 increased 127% to $717.2 million as compared to $316.6 million for the third quarter of fiscal 2010. Under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), net income for the third quarter of fiscal 2011 totaled $56.3 million, or $0.37 per diluted share, representing an increase of 206% as compared to GAAP net income of $18.4 million, or $0.13 per diluted share, for the third quarter of fiscal 2010.

In May, CEO Lawrence J. Blanford, Director David E Moran, Director, 10% Owner Robert P. Stiller, and Director William D. Davis sold shares of GMCR stock.

The TJX Companies Inc. (TJX) Reached the 52-Week High of $55.3

The TJX Companies Inc. has a market cap of $21.35 billion; its shares were traded at around $55.3 with a P/E ratio of 15.9 and P/S ratio of 1. The dividend yield of The TJX Companies Inc. stocks is 1.4%. The TJX Companies Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 13.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated The TJX Companies Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

On May 17, the TJX Companies Inc. announced sales and earnings results for the first quarter ended April 30, 2011. Net sales for the first quarter of fiscal 2012 increased 4% to $5.2 billion and consolidated comparable store sales increased 2% over last year’s strong 9% increase. Net income for the first quarter was $266 million and diluted earnings per share were $.67.

This month, CEO of TJX Carol Meyrowitz, Senior Executive Vice President, CFO Jeffrey G. Naylor, Senior Executive Vice President, Group President Nan Stutz, Senior Executive Vice President, Group President Jerome R. Rossi, President Ernie Herrman, Senior Executive Vice President, Group President, Europe Paul Sweetenham, and Director Amy B. Lane sold shares of TJX stock.

Millicom International Cellular S.A. (MICC) Reached the 52-Week High of $110.18

Millicom International is an international operator of cellular telephony services, primarily in emerging markets where the basic telephone service is often inadequate and where economic development and change are creating new demand for communication services. Millicom International Cellular S.A. has a market cap of $12.02 billion; its shares were traded at around $110.18 with a P/E ratio of 18.24 and P/S ratio of 3.07. The dividend yield of Millicom International Cellular S.A. stocks is 1.27%. Millicom International Cellular S.A. had an annual average earnings growth of 31.1% over the past 10 years.

On July 19, Millicom International Cellular S.A. reported results for the second quarter of 2011. Organic local currency revenues were up 10.2% versus the second quarter 2010, (up 11.0% excluding adjustment). Revenues were up 14.6% to $1,120 million (second quarter 2010: $977 million). EBITDA was up 10.6 % to $513 million (second quarter 2010: $464 million).

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) Reached the 52-Week High of $222.52



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 $100.59 billion; its shares were traded at around $222.52 with a P/E ratio of 96.3 and P/S ratio of 2.9. Amazon.com Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 28.5% over the past five years.

In June, Senior Vice President L Michelle Wilson and Senior Vice President Steven Kessel sold shares of AMZN stock. Senior Vice President Diego Piacentini, Senior Vice President Andrew R. Jassy, and Senior Vice President L Michelle Wilson sold shares in May.

On July 26, Amazon.com Inc. announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Net sales increased 51% to $9.91 billion in the second quarter, compared with $6.57 billion in second quarter 2010. Operating income was $201 million in the second quarter, compared with $270 million in second quarter 2010.

Cerner Corp. (CERN) Reached the 52-Week High of $66.49



Cerner Corp. designs, develops, markets, installs and supports information technology and content solutions for healthcare organizations and consumers that are capable of being implemented on an individual, combined or enterprise-wide basis and are accessible over the internet by consumers, physicians and healthcare providers. Cerner Corp. has a market cap of $11.22 billion; its shares were traded at around $66.49 with a P/E ratio of 45.3 and P/S ratio of 6. Cerner Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 19.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Cerner Corp. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

On July 28, Cerner Corp. announced results for the 2011 second quarter that ended July 2, 2011. Bookings in the second quarter of 2011 were $649.9 million, an increase of 39 percent compared to second quarter 2010 bookings of $467.8 million. Bookings were an all-time high for a second quarter and the second highest result in company history. Second quarter revenue was $524.2 million, an increase of 15 percent compared to $456.0 million in the year-ago period.

In April, Director John C. Danforth bought shares of CERN stock. Director William D. Zollars sold 4,000 shares in June. Director Gerald E. Bisbee Jr. sold 9,000 shares in May.

Rating: 5.0/5 (1 vote)

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