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Guru Stocks at 52-Week Lows: BRK.A, HBC, JPM, TM, STD

September 03, 2011 | About:
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According to GuruFocus list of 52-week lows, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-week lows.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl A (BRK.A) Reached the 52-Week Low of $104000

The prices of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl A (BRK.A) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $104000, which is 23.1% off the 52-week high of $131300. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl A is owned by 24 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 7 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 7 reduced their positions. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in a number of diverse business activities. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl A has a market cap of $171.39 billion; its shares were traded at around $104000 with a P/E ratio of 14.2 and P/S ratio of 1.3. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Cl A had an annual average earnings growth of 18.2% over the past 10 years.

Berkshire Hathaway recently reported its second quarter 2011 results. The company announced that its operating earnings during the quarter were $2.7 billion, compared to $3.1 billion in the second quarter of 2010. For the six months ended during the quarter, operating earnings were $4.3 billion, compared to $5.3 billion a year ago.

HSBC Holdings PLC ADS (HBC) Reached the 52-Week Low of $42.41

The prices of HSBC Holdings PLC ADS (HBC) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $42.41, which is 29.7% off the 52-week high of $58.99. HSBC Holdings PLC ADS is owned by 10 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 3 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 4 reduced their positions. HSBC HOLDINGS is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world. Hsbc Holdings Plc Ads has a market cap of $150.18 billion; its shares were traded at around $42.41 with and P/S ratio of 1.5. The dividend yield of Hsbc Holdings Plc Ads stocks is 4.6%.

HSBC recently reported its 2011 interim results. Profit attributable to ordinary shareholders was $8.929 million, an increase of $2.300 million or 35% compared with the first half of 2010. Stuart Gulliver, group chief executive said: “I am pleased with these results, which mark a first step in the right direction on what will be a long journey.”

Charles Brandes owns 174,192 shares as of 06/30/2011, an increase of 427.3% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.0613% of the $14.11 billion portfolio of Brandes Investment. David Dreman owns 68,554 shares as of 06/30/2011, an increase of 43.9% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.0651% of the $5.23 billion portfolio of Dreman Value Management. Jean-Marie Eveillard owns 21,420 shares as of 06/30/2011, which accounts for 0.0049% of the $21.61 billion portfolio of First Eagle Investment Management, LLC. Dodge & Cox owns 9,996,438 shares as of 06/30/2011, which accounts for 0.5757% of the $86.17 billion portfolio of Dodge & Cox. Richard Pzena sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2011.

JP Morgan Chase (JPM) Reached the 52-Week Low of $34.63

The prices of JP Morgan Chase (JPM) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $34.63, which is 30.4% off the 52-week high of $48. JP Morgan Chase is owned by 45 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 17 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 24 reduced their positions. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is a global financial services firm. Jp Morgan Chase has a market cap of $137.61 billion; its shares were traded at around $34.63 with a P/E ratio of 7.3 and P/S ratio of 1.3. The dividend yield of Jp Morgan Chase stocks is 2.9%.

JPM recently reported second-quarter 2011 net income of $5.4 billion, compared with net income of $4.8 billion in the second quarter of 2010. Earnings per share were $1.27, compared with $1.09 in the second quarter of 2010. Jamie Dimon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented: “Our second-quarter earnings reflected solid performance across most of our businesses. The Investment Bank delivered strong earnings across most products and maintained its #1 ranking in Global Investment Banking Fees. Commercial Banking reported record revenue and continued loan growth for the quarter. Retail Financial Services demonstrated good underlying performance in Retail Banking but continued to experience high losses for mortgage-related issues.”

Ken Heebner bought 1,375,400 shares in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2011, which is 0.9276% of the $6.07 billion portfolio of Capital Growth Management LP. Lee Ainslie owns 10,792,867 shares as of 06/30/2011, an increase of 80.45% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 4.2595% of the $10.37 billion portfolio of Maverick Capital. Arnold Schneider owns 1,111,615 shares as of 06/30/2011, an increase of 25.67% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 2.6357% of the $1.73 billion portfolio of Schneider Capital Management.

Director James S Crown bought 194,109 shares of JPM stock on 08/10/2011 at the average price of 35.02. James S Crown owns at least 11,473,627 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.11% since. There are mixed trades from other insiders.

Toyota Motor Corp. ADS (TM) Reached the 52-Week Low of $69.34

The prices of Toyota Motor Corp. ADS (TM) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $69.34, which is 27.6% off the 52-week high of $93.68. Toyota Motor Corp. ADS is owned by 6 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 3 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 2 reduced their positions. Toyota Motor Corporation produces, sells, leases, and repairs passenger cars, trucks, buses, boats, airplanes and other products in Japan and most foreign countries. Toyota Motor Corp. Ads has a market cap of $108.72 billion; its shares were traded at around $69.34 with a P/E ratio of 41.2 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Toyota Motor Corp. Ads stocks is 1.5%.

Toyota recently announced financial results for the first quarter ended June 30, 2011. On a consolidated basis, net revenues for the first quarter totaled 3,441.0 billion yen, a decrease of 29.4 percent compared to the same period last fiscal year. Operating income decreased from 211.6 billion yen to a loss of 108.0 billion yen, while income before income taxes was a loss of 80.5 billion yen. Net income** decreased from 190.4 billion yen to 1.1 billion yen.

Donald Smith owns 320,595 shares as of 06/30/2011, an increase of 22.34% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.8539% of the $3.09 billion portfolio of Donald Smith & Co. Charles Brandes owns 2,349,628 shares as of 06/30/2011, which accounts for 1.3725% of the $14.11 billion portfolio of Brandes Investment.

Banco Santander S.A. ADS (STD) Reached the 52-Week Low of $8.58

The prices of Banco Santander S.A. ADS (STD) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $8.58, which is 38.3% off the 52-week high of $13.46. Banco Santander S.A. ADS is owned by 7 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 4 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 2 reduced their positions. Banco Santander SA is the biggest bank in Spain and the biggest international bank in Latin America as well. Banco Santander S.a. Ads has a market cap of $72.42 billion; its shares were traded at around $8.58 with a P/E ratio of 6.3 and P/S ratio of 0.8. The dividend yield of Banco Santander S.a. Ads stocks is 8%.

David Dreman owns 321,616 shares as of 06/30/2011, an increase of 42.47% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.0708% of the $5.23 billion portfolio of Dreman Value Management. Kenneth Fisher owns 29,041,732 shares as of 06/30/2011, which accounts for 0.8747% of the $38.22 billion portfolio of Fisher Asset Management, LLC. Bruce Berkowitz sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2011. David Tepper sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2011.

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