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52-Week High Companies: TYC, CVS, DISH, FITB, NWS

March 19, 2012 | About:
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According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: Tyco International Ltd. (TYC), CVS Caremark Corp. (CVS), DISH Network Corp. (DISH), Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) and News Corp. (NWS).

Tyco International Ltd. (TYC) Reached the 52-Week High of $53.62



Tyco International Ltd., a diversified manufacturing and service company, is the world's largest manufacturer and servicer of electrical and electronic components and undersea telecommunications systems. Tyco International Ltd. has a market cap of $24.39 billion; its shares were traded at around $53.62 with a P/E ratio of 15.8 and P/S ratio of 1.4. The dividend yield of Tyco Intl Ltd stocks is 1.9%.

On January 31, Tyco International Ltd. reported $0.71 in diluted earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations for the fiscal first quarter of 2012 and diluted EPS from continuing operations before special items of $0.84 per share. Revenue of $2.2 billion increased 2% in the quarter with organic revenue growth of 3%. Operating income was $339 million and the operating margin was 15.7%.

This month, Senior Vice President Human Resources Laurie Siegel sold 15,000 shares of TYC stock. Senior Vice President Op Excellence Shelley Stewart Jr. sold 15,488 shares in February.

CVS Caremark Corp. (CVS) Reached the 52-Week High of $45.28



CVS Caremark Corp. is the nation's premier integrated pharmacy services provider, combining one of the nation's pharmaceutical services companies with the country's largest pharmacy chain. CVS Caremark Corp. has a market cap of $59.44 billion; its shares were traded at around $45.28 with a P/E ratio of 16.2 and P/S ratio of 0.6. The dividend yield of CVS Caremark Corp. stocks is 1.4%. CVS Caremark Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 10.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated CVS Caremark Corp. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

On February 8, CVS Caremark Corp. announced revenues, operating profit and net income for the three months and year ended December 31, 2011. Net revenues for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2011, increased 15.2% or $3.7 billion, to $28.3 billion, up from $24.6 billion in the three months ended Dec. 31, 2010. For the year ended Dec. 31, 2011, total revenue increased 11.8% or $11.3 billion, to $107.1 billion, compared to$95.8 billion for the year ended Dec. 31, 2010.

In February, Executive Vice President and President Caremark Per G.H. Lofberg bought 46,400 shares of CVS stock. Executive Vice President and CLO Douglas A. Sgarro, Director Edwin M. Banks, and Executive Vice President Helena Foulkes sold shares this month. Senior Vice President and Chief HR Officer Lisa Bisaccia sold shares in February.

DISH Network Corp. (DISH) Reached the 52-Week High of $31.51



DISH Network Corp. offers satellite television products and services. DISH Network Corp has a market cap of $14.04 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.51 with a P/E ratio of 10.9 and P/S ratio of 1. DISH Network Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 23.7% over the past 10 years.

On February 23, DISH Network Corp. reported total revenue of $3.63 billion for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2011, a 13 percent increase compared with $3.21 billion for the corresponding period in 2010. Net income attributable to DISH Network totaled $313 million for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2011, compared with $252 million during the corresponding period in 2010. Diluted earnings per share were $0.70 for the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2011, compared with $0.56 during the corresponding period in 2010.

In February, Executive Vice President Human Resources Stephen W. Wood sold 30,000 shares of DISH stock. Executive Vice President Advanced Technologies Roger Lynch and Executive Vice President and CFO Robert E. Olson sold shares in November.

Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB) Reached the 52-Week High of $14.33



Fifth Third Bancorp is a registered financial holding company and a multi-bank holding company. Fifth Third Bancorp has a market cap of $12.66 billion; its shares were traded at around $14.33 with a P/E ratio of 11.7 and P/S ratio of 1.9. The dividend yield of Fifth Third Bancorp stocks is 2.3%.

On January 20, Fifth Third Bancorp reported full year 2011 net income of $1.3 billion, compared with net income of $753 million in 2010. Fourth quarter 2011 net income was $314 million, compared with net income of $381 million in the third quarter of 2011 and net income of $333 million in the fourth quarter of 2010.

Director John J. Schiff Jr. bought 12,000 shares of FITB stock in November.

News Corp. (NWS) Reached the 52-Week High of $20.29

News Corp.’s diversified global operations include the production and distribution of motion pictures and television programming; television, satellite and cable broadcasting; the publication of newspapers, magazines, books; the production and distribution of promotional and advertising products and services; the development of digital broadcasting; the development of conditional access and subscriber management systems; and the creation and distribution of popular on-line programming. News Corp. has a market cap of $49.8 billion; its shares were traded at around $20.29 with a P/E ratio of 15.3 and P/S ratio of 1.5. The dividend yield of News Corp. stocks is 0.9%.

On February 8, News Corp. reported second quarter revenue of $8.98 billion, a 2% increase over the $8.76 billion of revenue reported a year ago. The company reported second quarter total segment operating incomeof $1.50 billion, a 16% increase over the $1.29 billion of total segment operating income reported a year ago. The company reported second quarter net income of $1.06 billion ($0.42 per share), as compared to net income of $642 million ($0.24 per share) reported a year ago.

In February, Director Arthur M. Siskind, Senior Vice President Janet Nova, and Executive Vice President, Deputy CFO John Nallen sold shares of NWS stock. Director Natalie Bancroft sold 2,500 shares in December and Chairman and CEO Keith Rupert Murdoch sold 3,633,311 in November.

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