52-Week High Companies: PCLN, KOF, SBUX, MMI, MCD
Priceline.com Inc. (PCLN) Reached the 52-Week High of $546.98
Priceline.com Inc. has pioneered a unique e-commerce pricing system known as a "demand collection system" that enables consumers to use the Internet to save money on a wide range of products and services while enabling sellers to generate incremental revenue. Priceline.com Inc. has a market cap of $27.23 billion; its shares were traded at around $546.98 with a P/E ratio of 26.73 and P/S ratio of 8.83. Priceline.com Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 61.7% over the past five years.
On November 7, Priceline.com Inc. reported third quarter 2011 financial results for the Priceline Group. The company had revenues of $1.5 billion, a 45.0% increase over a year ago. The company’s international operations contributed revenues in the third quarter of $953 million, a 79% increase versus a year ago (approximately 68% on a local currency basis).
President and CEO Jeffery H. Boyd and Director Nancy B. Peretsman sold shares of PCLN stock last month. Director Jeffrey E. Epstein and Head of Worldwide Strategy and Planning Glenn D. Fogel sold shares in November. CFO Daniel J. Finnegan sold 1,728 shares in September.
Coca-Cola Femsa S.A.B. de C.V. ADS (KOF) Reached the 52-Week High of $101.04
Coca-Cola Femsa S.A., through its subsidiaries, produces, markets and distributes soft drinks throughout the metropolitan area of Mexico City, in Southeastern Mexico and in metropolitan Buenos Aires, Argentina. Coca-Cola Femsa S.A.B. De C.V. ADS has a market cap of $18.66 billion; its shares were traded at around $101.04 with a P/E ratio of 22.21 and P/S ratio of 2.17. The dividend yield of Cocacola Femsa S.A.B. De C.V. ADS stocks is 2.02%. Coca-Cola Femsa S.A.B. De C.V. ADS had an annual average earnings growth of 10.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Coca-Cola Femsa S.A.B. De C.V. ADS the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.
On October 27, Coca-Cola Femsa S.A.B. de C.V. ADS reported results for the third quarter of 2011. Total revenues reached Ps. 30,332 million in the third quarter of 2011, an increase of 18.1% compared to the third quarter of 2010 as a result of double-digit total revenue growth in each division. Consolidated operating income grew 10.0% to Ps. 4,673 million for the third quarter of 2011, driven by double-digit operating income growth in our South America division and high single-digit operating income growth recorded in our Mexico & Central America division. Our operating margin was 15.4% in the third quarter of 2011
Starbucks Corp. (SBUX) Reached the 52-Week High of $48.32
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 equipments primarily through its company-operated retail stores. Starbucks Corp. has a market cap of $36.02 billion; its shares were traded at around $48.32 with a P/E ratio of 30.78 and P/S ratio of 3.08. The dividend yield of Starbucks Corp. stocks is 1.41%. 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 January 26, Starbucks Corporation reported financial results for its 13-week fiscal first quarter ended January 1, 2012. Total net revenues increased 16% to a record $3.4 billion. Global comparable store sales increased 9%, driven by a 7% increase in traffic and a 2% increase in average ticket. EPS increased 11% to a record $0.50 per share, compared to $0.45 per share in the first quarter of fiscal year 2011.
Last month, Director Myron E. Ullman III bought and Director Craig Weatherup sold shares of SBUX stock. President Americas and U.S. Clifford Burrows, Chairman, President and CEO Howard D. Schultz, and CFO and CAO Troy Alstead sold shares in November.
Motorola Mobility Holdings (MMI) Reached the 52-Week High of $38.97
Motorola Mobility Holdings operates as a provider of technologies products and services for handset and television set-top box units. Motorola Mobility Holdings has a market cap of $11.67 billion; its shares were traded at around $38.97 with and P/S ratio of 0.89.
On January 26, Motorola Mobility Holdings reported net revenues of $3.4 billion in the fourth quarter of 2011, comparable to the fourth quarter of 2010. The GAAP net loss in the fourth quarter of 2011 was $80 million, or $0.27 per share, compared to net earnings of $80 million, or $0.27 per share, in the fourth quarter of 2010. On a non-GAAP basis, net earnings in the fourth quarter 2011 were $61 million, or $0.20 per share, compared to net earnings of $108 million, or $0.37 per share, in the fourth quarter of 2010.
Last week, 10% Owner Carl C. Icahn and Vice President and Controller Mark R. Valentine sold shares of MMI stock. Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer Geoffrey S. Roman and Senior Vice President and CFO Marc E. Rothman sold shares in November.
McDonald's Corp. (MCD) Reached the 52-Week High of $100.01
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 $102.33 billion; its shares were traded at around $100.01 with a P/E ratio of 18.94 and P/S ratio of 3.79. The dividend yield of McDonald’s Corp. stocks is 2.8%. 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.
On October 21, McDonald's Corporation announced results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, 2011. In constant currencies, the company posted higher revenues, operating income and earnings per share compared with the prior year. Global comparable sales increased 5.0%, with the U.S. up 4.4%, Europe up 4.9%, and Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa up 3.4%. Consolidated operating income increased 14% (8% in constant currencies).
Last month, Corp. Executive Vice President Jeffrey P. Stratton sold 4,790 shares of MCD stock. Corp Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary Gloria Santona sold 25,300 shares in December. President and COO Donald Thompson, Corp. Executive Vice President Jeffrey P. Stratton, Sr. Corporate Vice President, Controller Kevin M Ozan, and Corporate Executive Vice President and CFO Peter J. Bensen sold shares in November.