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Guru Stocks at 52-Week Highs: MAT, CMCSA, COF, CAG

October 22, 2012 | About:

These are the Guru stocks that reached 52-week highs recently:

Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) Reached the 52-Week High of $37.50

The prices of Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT) shares have reached $37.50, which is 0.8% off the 52-week high of $37.79.

Mattel Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a broad variety of family products on a worldwide basis through both sales to retailers and direct to consumers. Mattel Inc. has a market cap of $12.78 billion; its shares were traded at around $37.5 with a P/E ratio of 15.31 and P/S ratio of 2.04. The dividend yield of Mattel Inc. stocks is 3.31%. Mattel Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 5.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Mattel Inc. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

On Oct. 16, Mattel Inc. reported 2012 third quarter financial results. For the quarter, the company reported net income of $365.9 million, or $1.04 per share, compared to last year's third quarter net income of $300.8 million, or $0.86 per share. For the quarter, net sales were $2.08 billion, up 4%, including an unfavorable change in currency exchange rates of 3 percentage points.

Executive Vice President North America Jean-christophe Pean sold 14,519 shares of MAT stock on 08/06/2012 at the average price of $35.26. Jean-christophe Pean owns at least 2,945 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 6.35% since.

Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) Reached the 52-Week High of $36.92

The prices of Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA) shares have reached $36.92, which is 1.0% off the 52-week high of $37.29.

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. has a market cap of $98.87 billion; its shares were traded at around $36.92 with a P/E ratio of 21.11 and P/S ratio of 1.77. The dividend yield of Comcast Corp. stocks is 1.76%. Comcast Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 17.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Comcast Corp. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

On Aug. 1, 2012, Comcast Corp. reported results for the quarter ended June 30, 2012. Revenueincreased 6.1% in the second quarter of 2012 to $15.2 billion, while operating cash flowincreased 4.2% to $5. billion and operating income increased 4.8% to $3.1 billion.

Executive Vice President Stephen B. Burke sold 215,601 shares of CMCSA stock on 09/04/2012 at the average price of $33.3. Stephen B. Burke owns at least 227 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 10.87% since.

Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) Reached the 52-Week High of $60.76

The prices of Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE:COF) shares have reached $60.76, which is -0.0% off the 52-week high of $60.75.

Capital One Financial is a holding company whose subsidiaries provide a variety of products and services to consumers using its proprietary information-based strategy. Capital One Financial Corp. has a market cap of $35.3 billion; its shares were traded at around $60.76 with a P/E ratio of 12.63 and P/S ratio of 2.17. The dividend yield of Capital One Financial Corp. stocks is 0.33%. Capital One Financial Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 0.2% over the past 10 years.

On Oct. 18, 2012, Capital One Financial Corporation announced net income for the third quarter of 2012 of $1.2 billion, or $2.01 per diluted common share, compared with net income of $93 million, or $0.16 per diluted common share, for the second quarter of 2012, and net income of $813 million, or $1.77 per diluted common share, for the third quarter of 2011.

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary John G. Finneran Jr. sold 90,635 shares of COF stock on 08/14/2012 at the average price of $55.1. John G. Finneran Jr. owns at least 183,925 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 10.27% since.

ConAgra Foods Inc. (NYSE:CAG) Reached the 52-Week High of $28.24

The prices of ConAgra Foods Inc. (NYSE:CAG) shares have reached $28.24, which is 1.8% off the 52-week high of $28.76.

ConAgra Foods has transformed itself into an industry-leading, branded, and value-added food company. ConAgra Foods Inc. has a market cap of $11.48 billion; its shares were traded at around $28.24 with a P/E ratio of 14.64 and P/S ratio of 0.87. The dividend yield of ConAgra Foods Inc. stocks is 3.4%. ConAgra Foods Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 3.7% over the past five years.

On Sept. 20, 2012, ConAgra Foods Inc. reported results for the fiscal 2013 first quarter ended Aug. 26, 2012. Diluted EPS from continuing operations was $0.61 in the current quarter, up 177% over $0.22 earned in the year-ago period. Excluding $0.17 of net benefit in the current quarter and $0.09 of net expense in the year-ago period from items impacting comparability, current quarter comparable EPS of $0.44 was 42% above the comparable $0.31 earned in the year-ago period.

Director William G. Jurgensen sold 8,525 shares of CAG stock on 09/24/2012 at the average price of $27.44. William G. Jurgensen owns at least 76,126 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 2.92% since.


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