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Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: HII, BRC, DOW, EV, ITUB

September 11, 2011 | About:
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Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII): Down 30% Since Jeremy Grantham Bought in the Quarter Ended 2011/06/30

Jeremy Grantham initiated holdings in Huntington Ingalls Industries during the quarter ended 06/30/2011. His purchase prices were between $34.82 and $40.5, with an estimated average price of $37.92. Since then the prices of Huntington Ingalls Industries shares have declined by 30% from the estimated average. Jeremy Grantham owned 6,548 shares of as of 06/30/2011.

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) designs, builds and maintains nuclear and non-nuclear ships for the U.S. Huntington Ingalls Industries has a market cap of $1.3 billion; its shares were traded at around $26.73 .

HII recently reported second quarter 2011 sales of $1.56 billion, down 2.9 percent from the same period last year, and operating margin of 5.8 percent, up from negative 1.2 percent last year. Second quarter diluted earnings per share was $0.80, up from a loss of $0.23 in 2010. Cash provided by operating activities in the second quarter of 2011 was $186 million, up $91 million, or 96 percent, over the same period last year. New business awards for the 2011 second quarter were approximately $1.0 billion, bringing total backlog to $16.8 billion as of June 30.

David Einhorn bought 2,390,000 shares in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2011, which is 1.7618% of the $4.68 billion portfolio of Greenlight Capital. HOTCHKIS & WILEY bought 3,708,283 shares in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2011, which is 0.748% of the $17.1 billion portfolio of Hotchkis & Wliey Capital Management LLC. Jean-Marie Eveillard bought 182,984 shares in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2011, which is 0.0292% of the $21.61 billion portfolio of First Eagle Investment Management, LLC. George Soros bought 8,333 shares in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2011, which is 0.004% of the $7.11 billion portfolio of Soros Fund Management LLC.

Brady Corp. Cl A (BRC): Down 26% Since Joel Greenblatt Bought in the Quarter Ended on 2011-06-30

Joel Greenblatt initiated holdings in Electronic Equipment company Brady Corp. Cl A during the quarter ended 06/30/2011. His purchase prices were between $30.97 and $38.49, with an estimated average price of $34.89. Since then the prices of Brady Corp. Cl A shares have declined by -26% from the estimated average. Joel Greenblatt owned 21,349 shares of as of 06/30/2011.

Brady Corporation is a manufacturer and marketer of identification solutions and specialty coated materials. Brady Corp. Cl A has a market cap of $1.36 billion; its shares were traded at around $25.81 with a P/E ratio of 12.6 and P/S ratio of 1.2. The dividend yield of Brady Corp. Cl A stocks is 2.8%. Brady Corp. Cl A had an annual average earnings growth of 14.6% over the past 10 years.

Net income in the fiscal 2011 third quarter was up 20.7 percent to $28.6 million compared to $23.7 million in the same quarter last year. Excluding $0.9 million of after-tax restructuring charges in the third quarter of fiscal 2011 and $1.7 million of after-tax restructuring charges in the same quarter last year, net income was up 16.1% to $29.5 million compared to $25.4 million in the same quarter last year.

Joel Greenblatt bought 21,349 shares in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2011, which is 0.0956% of the $715 million portfolio of Gotham Capital. Robert Olstein owns 14,000 shares as of 06/30/2011, which accounts for 0.0792% of the $567 million portfolio of Olstein Financial Alert Fund. John Rogers owns 2,948,489 shares as of 06/30/2011, which accounts for 1.7556% of the $5.39 billion portfolio of Ariel Capital Management. Richard Pzena owns 1,350,663 shares as of 06/30/2011, which accounts for 0.3927% of the $11.03 billion portfolio of Pzena Investment Management LLC.

President & CEO Frank M. Jaehnert sold 10,000 shares of BRC stock on 05/12/2011 at the average price of $38.52. Frank M. Jaehnert owns at least 22,988 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 33% since. Other insiders have also decreased their positions in the company.

Dow Chemical Co. (DOW): Down 31% Since Jeremy Grantham Bought in the Quarter Ended on 2011-06-30

Jeremy Grantham initiated holdings in commodity chemicals company Dow Chemical Co. during the quarter ended 06/30/2011. His purchase prices were between $34.43 and $40.99, with an estimated average price of $37.1. Since then the prices of Dow Chemical Co. shares have declined by 31% from the estimated average. Jeremy Grantham owned 163,000 shares of as of 06/30/2011.

Dow Chemical Company is a science and technology company that provides innovative chemical, plastic and agricultural products and services to many essential consumer markets. Dow Chemical Co. has a market cap of $30.44 billion; its shares were traded at around $25.77 with a P/E ratio of 9.6 and P/S ratio of 0.6. The dividend yield of Dow Chemical Co. stocks is 3.9%.

DOW recently announced its second quarter 2011 results. The company reported earnings of $0.84 per share. This compares with reported earnings of $0.50 per share in the same period last year. The company delivered earnings of $0.85 per share excluding certain items, compared with $0.54 per share on the same basis in the year-ago period.

Mario Gabelli owns 12,780 shares as of 06/30/2011, which accounts for 0.0033% of the $13.9 billion portfolio of GAMCO Investors. Dodge & Cox owns 32,928,821 shares as of 06/30/2011, which accounts for 1.3758% of the $86.17 billion portfolio of Dodge & Cox. Charles Brandes sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2011. Kenneth Fisher sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2011.

Director Jennifer M. Granholm bought 2,170 shares of DOW stock on 05/20/2011 at the average price of $36.4. Jennifer M. Granholm owns at least 2,170 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 29.2% since.

Eaton Vance Corp. (EV): Down 29% Since Paul Tudor Jones Bought In the Quarter Ended on 2011-06-30

Paul Tudor Jones initiated holdings in Investment Services company Eaton Vance Corp. during the quarter ended 06/30/2011. His purchase prices were between $29 and $33.8, with an estimated average price of $31.5. Since then the prices of Eaton Vance Corp. shares have declined by 29% from the estimated average. Paul Tudor Jones owned 14,300 shares of as of 06/30/2011.

Eaton Vance Corp.'s principal business is creating, marketing and managing investment funds and providing investment management and counseling services to institutions and individuals. Eaton Vance Corp. has a market cap of $2.64 billion; its shares were traded at around $22.37 with a P/E ratio of 13 and P/S ratio of 2.3. The dividend yield of Eaton Vance Corp. stocks is 3.2%. Eaton Vance Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 3.8% over the past 10 years.

Mario Gabelli owns 12,000 shares as of 06/30/2011, which accounts for 0.0026% of the $13.9 billion portfolio of GAMCO Investors. Ron Baron owns 4,076,972 shares as of 06/30/2011, which accounts for 0.6848% of the $18 billion portfolio of Baron Funds. Kenneth Fisher sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2011. Joel Greenblatt sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2011.

President & CEO EV Distributors Inc. Matthew J. Witkos sold 658 shares of EV stock on 07/12/2011 at the average price of 29.15. Matthew J. Witkos owns at least 81,096 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 23.26% since. There are mixed trades from other insiders.

Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. ADS (ITUB): Down 25% Since Kenneth Fisher Bought in the Quarter Ended on 2011-06-30

Kenneth Fisher added to his holdings in Banks company Itau Unibanco Holding S.a. Ads by 50.25% during the quarter ended 06/30/2011. His purchase prices were between $21.28 and $24.55, with an estimated average price of $22.85. Since then the prices of Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. ADS shares have declined by 25% from the estimated average. Kenneth Fisher owned 1,227,965 shares of as of 06/30/2011.

Itau Unibanco's main goal is to focus on an equilibrium between growth and profitability, aimed at always generating value for the stockholder in the long run. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. Ads has a market cap of $78.19 billion; its shares were traded at around $17.11 with a P/E ratio of 9.5 and P/S ratio of 1.2. The dividend yield of Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. Ads stocks is 0.5%. Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. Ads had an annual average earnings growth of 11.7% over the past 10 years.

Lee Ainslie bought 10,387,100 shares in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2011, which is 2.3581% of the $10.37 billion portfolio of Maverick Capital. Kenneth Fisher owns 1,227,965 shares as of 06/30/2011, an increase of 50.25% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.0757% of the $38.22 billion portfolio of Fisher Asset Management, LLC. Ken Heebner sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2011.

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