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52-Week High Companies: CMCSA, FFIV, CA, VZ, EC

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According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: Comcast Corp. A (CMCSA), F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV), Computer Associates Inc. (CA), Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) and Ecopetrol S.A. (EC).

Comcast Corp A (CMCSA) Reached the 52-Week High of $29.985



Comcast Corp., among the world's communication companies, provides basic cable, digital cable and high speed internet services that connect people to what's important in their lives. Comcast Corp Corp. has a market cap of $81.14 billion; its shares were traded at around $29.985 with a P/E ratio of 18.98 and P/S ratio of 1.45. The dividend yield of Comcast Corp. A stocks is 1.5%. Comcast Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 17% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Comcast Corp A the business predictability rank of 4-star.

On February 15, Comcast Corp. reported results for the fourth quarter of 2011. Revenue increased 54.7% in the fourth quarter of 2011 to $15.0 billion, while operating cash flow increased 32.3% to $4.9 billion and operating income increased 45.0% to $2.9 billion.

This month, Chairman of Board, Pres. & CEO Brian L Roberts, Executive Vice President David L. Cohen, Senior Vice President, GC and Secretary Arthur R. Block, Senior Vice President and Executive Vice President David L. Cohen sold shares of CMCSA stock.

F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV) Reached the 52-Week High of $132.13



F5 Networks Inc. is a provider of integrated Internet traffic and content management solutions designed to improve the availability and performance of mission-critical Internet-based servers and applications. F5 Networks Inc. has a market cap of $10.46 billion; its shares were traded at around $132.13 with a P/E ratio of 42.35 and P/S ratio of 9.08. F5 Networks Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 30.4% over the past five years.

On January 18, F5 Networks Inc. announced revenue of $322.4 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2012, up 2.5 percent from $314.6 million in the prior quarter and 19.9 percent from $268.9 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2011. GAAP net income was $66.5 million ($0.83 per diluted share), compared to $67.6 million ($0.84 per diluted share) in the prior quarter and $55.7 million ($0.68 per diluted share) in the first quarter a year ago.

This month, Executive Vice President Worldwide Sales Mark Anderson sold 100 shares of FFIV stock. Last month, Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer John Edward Rodriguez, Director Deborah L. Bevier, EVP and General Counsel Jeffrey A. Christianson, and President and CEO John McAdam sold shares.

Computer Associates International Inc. (CA) Reached the 52-Week High of $27.35



Computer Associates International Inc. is one of the world's largest information technology management software companies, unifies and simplifies the management of enterprise-wide IT. Computer Associates International Inc. has a market cap of $13.28 billion; its shares were traded at around $27.35 with a P/E ratio of 13.09 and P/S ratio of 3. The dividend yield of Computer Associates International Inc. stocks is 3.66%. Computer Associates International Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 18.4% over the past five years.

This month, Executive Vice President and Group Executive, Worldwide Sales and Operations George J. Fischer sold 42,711 shares of CA stock.

Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Reached the 52-Week High of $39.42



Verizon Communications Inc., formed by the merger of Bell Atlantic and GTE, is one of the world's providers of high-growth communications services. Verizon Communications Inc. has a market cap of $111.78 billion; its shares were traded at around $39.42 with a P/E ratio of 18.25 and P/S ratio of 1.01. The dividend yield of Verizon Communications Inc. stocks is 5.07%. Verizon Communications had an annual average earnings growth of 2.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Verizon Communications Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

On March 2, the board of directors of Verizon Communications Inc. declared a quarterly dividend of 50 cents per outstanding share, unchanged from the previous quarter. The dividend is payable on May 1, 2012, to Verizon Communications shareowners of record at the close of business on April 10, 2012. Verizon has approximately 2.7 million shareowners and approximately 2.8 billion shares of common stock outstanding. The company made $5.6 billion in dividend payments in 2011.

In December, Executive Vice President and President Verizon Services Virginia P. Ruesterholz and Executive Vice President Public Affairs, Policy and Communications Thomas J. Tauke sold shares of VZ stock.

Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) Reached the 52-Week High of $60.72

Ecopetrol S.A. is a Colombia-based petroleum company. Ecopetrol S.A. has a market cap of $124.83 billion; its shares were traded at around $60.72 with a P/E ratio of 14.29 and P/S ratio of 3.98. The dividend yield of Ecopetrol S.A. stocks is 2.6%.

On February 15, Ecopetrol S.A. reported results for the fourth quarter of 2011. Financial and operating results for 2011 were the highest in the company’s history. Consolidated average production was 724.1 MBOED, an increase of 17.6% compared to the consolidated average production of 2010. Revenues, operating income, EBIDTA and net income for Ecopetrol S.A. in 2011 grew 53.5%, 82.2%, 70.4% and 85.1%, respectively, compared to 2010.

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