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52-Week High Companies: LYB, KOF, SRE, WFM, CBS

February 13, 2012 | About:
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According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: LyondellBasell Inductries Cl A (LYB), CocaCola Femsa S.A.B. de C.V. ADS (KOF), Sempra Energy (SRE), Whole Foods Market Inc. (WFM), and CBS Corp. (CBS).

LyondellBasell Industries Cl A (LYB) Reached the 52-Week High of $44.75

LyondellBasell Industries AF S.C.A is a manufactures chemicals and derivatives. LyondellBasell Industries Cl A has a market cap of $25.91 billion; its shares were traded at around $44.75 with a P/E ratio of 8.1 and P/S ratio of 0.6. The dividend yield of LyondellBasell Industries Cl A stocks is 2.2%.

On February 10, LyondellBasell Industries announced a net loss for the fourth quarter 2011 of $218 million, or $0.38per share. Fourth-quarter 2011 EBITDA was $536 million. For the full year 2011, net income was $2,140 million, or $3.74per share. The fourth-quarter and full-year results include the impacts of $431 million included in interest expense related to the company's refinancings and $136 million of charges associated with the suspension of operations at the Berre refinery.

CocaCola Femsa S.A.B. de C.V. ADS (KOF) Reached the 52-Week High of $99.53

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. Cocacola 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%. Cocacola Femsa S.A.B. De C.V. ADS had an annual average earnings growth of 10.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Cocacola Femsa S.A.B. De C.V. ADS the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

Sempra Energy (SRE) Reached the 52-Week High of $57.5

Sempra Energy is an energy services holding company. Sempra Energy has a market cap of $13.99 billion; its shares were traded at around $57.5 with a P/E ratio of 13.1 and P/S ratio of 1.5. The dividend yield of Sempra Energy stocks is 3.3%. Sempra Energy had an annual average earnings growth of 2.4% over the past 10 years.

On Nov. 3, Sempra Endergy reported third-quarter 2011 earnings of $296 million, or $1.22 per diluted share, up from $131 million, or $0.53 per diluted share, in the third quarter 2010. Third-quarter 2010 results included an after-tax charge of $139 million, or $0.56 per diluted share, from the write-down of Sempra Energy’s investment in the RBS Sempra Commodities joint venture, which was sold last year.

Last month, Senior VP G. Joyce Rowland sold 5,883 shares of SRE stock. Director Wilford D. Godbold Jr. sold 5,000 shares in December. Chairman Donald E. Felsinger sold 131,788 shares in November. Senior VP G Joyce Rowland, Director James G. Brocksmith Jr., and Executive VP and CFO Mark A. Snell sold shares in September.

Whole Foods Market Inc. (WFM) Reached the 52-Week High of $81.62



Whole Foods Market Inc. is the largest purveyor of natural foods in the world. Whole Foods Market Inc. has a market cap of $13.61 billion; its shares were traded at around $81.62 with a P/E ratio of 39.1 and P/S ratio of 1.4. The dividend yield of Whole Foods Market Inc. stocks is 0.7%. Whole Foods Market Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 7.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Whole Foods Market Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

On November 2, Whole Foods Market Inc. reported results for the 12-week fourth-quarter ended Sept. 25, 2011. Sales for the quarter increased 12% to $2.4 billion. Comparable store sales increased 8.7%, or 17.4% on a two-year stacked basis. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (“EBITDA”) increased 12% from the prior year to $185.3 million, net income increased 31% to $75.5 million, and diluted earnings per share increased 26% to $0.42.

This month, Regional President Michael Bashaw, Regional President William Paradise, Regional President Christina Minardi, Regional President Kenneth J. Meyer, and GVP of Legal Affairs and General Counsel Roberta Lang sold shares of WFM stock. CEO Walter E. Robb IV sold 4,000 shares in December.

CBS Corp. (CBS) Reached the 52-Week High of $29.9



CBS Corporation is a mass media company with constituent parts that reach back to the beginnings of the broadcast industry, as well as newer businesses that operate on the edge of the media industry. CBS Corp. has a market cap of $19.57 billion; its shares were traded at around $29.9 with a P/E ratio of 16.3 and P/S ratio of 1.4. The dividend yield of CBS Corp. stocks is 1.4%.

On January 6, CBS Corporation announced that it will report results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2011 on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012. The company will conduct a teleconference call at 4:30 PM, ET, following the release of its earnings announcement. The call is open to the general public.

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