According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: Spectra Energy Corp. (SE), Dollar General (DG), Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. (MJN), Kraft Foods Inc. Cl A (KFT), and Starbucks Corp. (SBUX).
Spectra Energy Corp (SE) Reached the 52-Week High of $29.77
Spectra Energy Corp. is one of North America's premier natural gas infrastructure companies serving three key links in the natural gas value chain: gathering and processing, transmission and storage, and distribution. Spectra Energy Corp has a market cap of $19.36 billion; its shares were traded at around $29.77 with a P/E ratio of 16.4 and P/S ratio of 4. The dividend yield of Spectra Energy Corp stocks is 3.8%. Spectra Energy Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 6.3% over the past five years.
On November 3, Spectra Energy Corp reported 2011 third quarter net income from controlling interests of $254 million, or $0.39 diluted EPS, compared with $197 million, or $0.30 diluted EPS, in the prior year quarter. Ongoing net income from controlling interests for the 2011 quarter was $247 million, or $0.38 diluted EPS, versus $201 million, or $0.31 diluted EPS, in the prior year quarter.
Last month, Director Paul M. Anderson sold 50,000 shares of SE stock.
Dollar General (DG) Reached the 52-Week High of $39.94
Dollar General Corporation is a discount retailer in the United States. Dollar General has a market cap of $13.64 billion; its shares were traded at around $39.94 with a P/E ratio of 19.7 and P/S ratio of 1.
On August 30, Dollar General Corporation reported financial results for its fiscal 2011 second quarter (13 weeks) ended July 29, 2011. Net income was $146 million, or diluted earnings per share ("EPS") of $0.42, compared to net income of $141 million, or diluted EPS of $0.41, in the second quarter (13 weeks) of fiscal 2010. Excluding losses relating to the early repayment of long-term obligations of $58.1 million ($35.4 million, net of income taxes) in the 2011 quarter and $6.4 million ($3.9 million, net of income taxes) in the 2010 second quarter, net income for the 2011 second quarter increased 25 percent to $181 million, or diluted EPS of $0.52, compared to adjusted net income of $145 million, or $0.42 per diluted share in the 2010 second quarter.
In September, Chairman and CEO Richard W Dreiling, Executive Vice President and CFO David M. Tehle, 10% Owner Sachs Dgc Investors Lp Goldman, Director Adrian M. Jones, 10% Owner Fund Holdings L.P. KKR, 10% Owner Holdings L.P. Buck sold shares of DG stock.
Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. (MJN) Reached the 52-Week High of $74.91
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company is a pediatric nutrition company. Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. has a market cap of $15.28 billion; its shares were traded at around $74.91 with a P/E ratio of 26.6 and P/S ratio of 4.9. The dividend yield of Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. stocks is 1.4%.
On October 27, Mead Johnson Nutrition Company announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. Net sales of $933.9 million in the quarter were up 15 percent versus the third quarter of 2010. GAAP net earnings of $0.70 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2011 increased from $0.52 per diluted share in 2010. Non-GAAP (1)net earnings of $0.78 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2011 were up from $0.57 per diluted share a year earlier.
Kraft Foods Inc. Cl A (KFT) Reached the 52-Week High of $36.5
Kraft Foods Inc. is the largest branded food and beverage company headquartered in the U.S. Kraft Foods Inc. Cl A has a market cap of $64.49 billion; its shares were traded at around $36.5 with a P/E ratio of 16.8 and P/S ratio of 1.3. The dividend yield of Kraft Foods Inc. Cl A stocks is 3.2%. Kraft Foods Inc. Cl A had an annual average earnings growth of 2.3% over the past 5 years.
On November 2, Kraft Foods Inc. reported third quarter results. Net revenues for the third quarter were $13.2 billion, up 11.5 percent. Operating income was $1.7 billion, and operating income margin was 12.8 percent. Underlying Operating Income, which excludes acquisition-related(2) and Integration Program(3) costs, grew 12.2 percent to $1.8 billion.
Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) Reached the 52-Week High of $43.91
Starbucks Corporation purchases and roasts high-quality whole bean coffees and sells them along with fresh, rich-brewed, Italian style espresso beverages, a variety of pastries and confections, and coffee-related equipment primarily through its company-operated retail stores. Starbucks Corp. has a market cap of $32.76 billion; its shares were traded at around $43.91 with a P/E ratio of 28.9 and P/S ratio of 2.8. The dividend yield of Starbucks Corp. stocks is 1.6%. Starbucks Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 18.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Starbucks Corp. the business predictability rank of 3-star.
On November 03, Starbucks Corporation reported financial results for its 13-week fiscal fourth quarter ended October 2, 2011. EPS increased 27% to $0.47 in Q4 FY11, including $0.10 attributable to non-routine gains, compared to $0.37 per share in Q4 FY10, which included approximately $0.05 related to the extra week. Total net revenues reached a record $3.0 billion, an increase of 7% from the 14-week period in FY10, and an increase of approximately 15% on a comparative 13-week basis