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52-Week High Companies: GR, WFM, UN, VFC, MCD

October 23, 2011 | About:
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According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: Goodrich Corp. (GR), Whole Foods Market Inc. (WFM), Unilever N.V. ADS (UN), VF Corp. (VFC), and McDonald's Corp. (MCD).

Goodrich Corp. (GR) Reached the 52-Week High of $122.6

Goodrich Corporation is a global supplier of systems and services to aerospace, defense and homeland security markets. Goodrich Corp. has a market cap of $15.34 billion; its shares were traded at around $122.6 with a P/E ratio of 23.3 and P/S ratio of 2.2. The dividend yield of Goodrich Corp. stocks is 1%. Goodrich Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 11.8% over the past 10 years.

In May, Director Lloyd W. Newton bought 275 shares of GR stock. Executive Vice President Gerald T. Witowski and Executive Vice President and General Counsel Terrence G. Linnert sold shares in May.

Whole Foods Market Inc. (WFM) Reached the 52-Week High of $72

Whole Foods Market is the largest purveyor of natural foods in the world. Whole Foods Market Inc. has a market cap of $12.76 billion; its shares were traded at around $72 with a P/E ratio of 38.9 and P/S ratio of 1.3. The dividend yield of Whole Foods Market Inc. stocks is 0.6%. Whole Foods Market Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Whole Foods Market Inc. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

On July 27, Whole Foods Market Inc. reported results for the 12-week third quarter ended July 3, 2011. Sales for the quarter increased 11% to $2.4 billion. Net interest income was $1.7 million versus net interest expense of $5.9 million in the prior year.

In August, CEO Walter E. Robb IV and President and COO A C Gallo shares of WFM stock. Senior GVP Purchasing, Marketing and Distribution Michael Besancon and Regional President Juan Nunez sold shares in July.

Unilever N.V. ADS (UN) Reached the 52-Week High of $34.24

Unilever is one of the world's largest consumer products companies. Unilever N.V. Ads has a market cap of $102.04 billion; its shares were traded at around $34.24 with a P/E ratio of 16.3 and P/S ratio of 1.6. The dividend yield of Unilever N.V. Ads stocks is 3%.

Unilever recently reported results for the second quarter and first half of 2011. Strong second quarter underlying sales growth was 7.1%; first half underlying sales growth was 5.7% comprising volume growth 2.2% and price growth 3.5%. Turnover was up 4.1% at €22.8 billion with a negative impact from foreign exchange of 1.6%

VF Corp. (VFC) Reached the 52-Week High of $132.69

VF Corp. has a market cap of $14.56 billion; its shares were traded at around $132.69 with a P/E ratio of 19.4 and P/S ratio of 1.9. The dividend yield of VF Corp. stocks is 1.9%. VF Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 9.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated VF Corp. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Last month, CFO Robert K. Shearer, VP-VF Direct/Customer Teams Michael T. Gannaway, Director M. Rust Sharp, Vice President Administration and General Counsel Candace S. Cummings, and Director Ursula F. Fairbairn sold shares of VFC stock. Vice President Administration and General Counsel Candace S. Cummings sold 1,700 shares in August.

McDonald's Corp. (MCD) Reached the 52-Week High of $92.32

McDonald's Corporation develops, operates, franchises and services a worldwide system of restaurants that prepare, assemble, package and sell a limited menu of value-priced foods. McDonald’s Corp. has a market cap of $95.25 billion; its shares were traded at around $92.32 with a P/E ratio of 18.8 and P/S ratio of 3.9. The dividend yield of McDonald’s Corp. stocks is 2.6%. McDonald’s Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 17.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated McDonald’s Corp. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Last month, Corporate Executive Vice President, Human Resources Richard R. Floersch and President, McDonald's Europe Stephen Easterbrook sold shares of MCD stock. Corp Executive Vice President Jeffrey P Stratton sold shares in July. Director Jeanne P. Jackson and Corporate Executive Vice President, Supply Chain Douglas M. Goare sold shares in June.

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