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52-Week High Companies: IX, COF, RCI, PSX, ECL

October 29, 2012 | About:
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According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: Orix Corporation (IX), Capital One Financial Corp. (COF), Rogers Communications Inc. (RCI), Phillips 66 (PSX), and Ecolab Inc. (ECL).

Orix Corporation (IX) Reached the 52-Week High of $52.09

The prices of Orix Corporation shares have reached $52.09, which is 1.6% off the 52-week high of $52.92. Orix Corporation is a diversified financial services institution with diverse operations in both corporate and retail finance, including: leasing, lending, rentals, life insurance, real estate financing and development, venture capital, investment and retail banking, commodities funds and securities brokerage. Orix Corporation has a market cap of $11.08 billion; its shares were traded at around $52.09 with and P/S ratio of 0.9. The dividend yield of Orix Corporation stocks is 1%. Orix Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 10.5% over the past 10 years.

On October 26, ORIX Corporation announced that total revenues were ¥510.9 billion, an 8% increase year on year, income before income taxes were ¥88.0 billion, a 17% increase year on year and net income was ¥59.8 billion, a 34% increase year on year. ORIX continued steady performance, achieving 60% of its fiscal year target of ¥100 billion in net income.

Capital One Financial Corp. (COF) Reached the 52-Week High of $60.03

The prices of Capital One Financial Corp. shares have reached $60.03, which is 1.2% 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 $60.03 with a P/E ratio of 12.6 and P/S ratio of 2.2. The dividend yield of Capital One Financial Corp. stocks is 0.3%. Capital One Financial Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 0.2% over the past 10 years.

On Oct. 18, Capital One Financial Corp. 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.

In July, Director Groep Nv Ing bought 39,948 shares of COF stock. Chief Information Officer Robert M. Alexander and Chief Human Resources Officer Jory A. Berson sold shares this month. In September, CFO Gary L Perlin, Chief Information Officer Robert M. Alexander and Director Groep Nv Ing sold shares.

Rogers Communications Inc. (RCI) Reached the 52-Week High of $44.24

The prices of Rogers Communications Inc. shares have reached $44.24, which is 0.0% off the 52-week high of $44.24. Rogers Communications is Canada's national communications company engaged in Digital PCS, cellular, messaging and data communications through Rogers AT&T Wireless; in cable television, high-speed Internet access and video retailing through Rogers Cable; and in radio and television broadcasting, tele-shopping, publishing and new media businesses through Rogers Media. Rogers Communications Inc. has a market cap of $21.31 billion; its shares were traded at around $44.24 with a P/E ratio of 13.5 and P/S ratio of 1.7. The dividend yield of Rogers Communications Inc. stocks is 3.8%. Rogers Communications Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 16.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Rogers Communications Inc. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

On Oct. 24, Rogers Communications Inc. announced its unaudited consolidated financial and operating results for the three months ended Sept. 30, 2012. Third quarter revenue grew to $3.18 billion, adjusted operating profit increased 5% to $1.29 billion, adjusted diluted EPS was up 7% to 96 cents; and pre-tax free cash flow was up 15% to $589 million.

Phillips 66 (PSX) Reached the 52-Week High of $47.5

The prices of Phillips 66 shares have reached $47.5, which is 0.1% off the 52-week high of $47.57. Phillips 66 is a downstream energy company. It operates in three segments: Refining & Marketing, Midstream and Chemicals. Phillips 66 has a market cap of $27.99 billion; its shares were traded at around $47.5 with a P/E ratio of 6.3 and P/S ratio of 0.1. The dividend yield of Phillips 66 stocks is 2.2%.

On Aug. 1, Phillips 66 announces second-quarter earnings of $1.2 billion and adjusted earnings of $1.4 billion. This compares with earnings and adjusted earnings of $1 billion in the second quarter of 2011. In addition, Phillips 66’s board of directors has approved the repurchase of up to $1 billion of the company’s outstanding common shares.

In June, Director Marna C. Whittington bought 2,500 shares of PSX stock.

Ecolab Inc. (ECL) Reached the 52-Week High of $69.55

The prices of Ecolab Inc. shares have reached $69.55, which is 0.5% off the 52-week high of $69.88. Ecolab Inc. is the global leader in cleaning, sanitizing, food safety and infection control products and services. Ecolab Inc. has a market cap of $20.2 billion; its shares were traded at around $69.55 with a P/E ratio of 25.9 and P/S ratio of 3. The dividend yield of Ecolab Inc. stocks is 1.2%. Ecolab Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 10.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Ecolab Inc. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

On July 31, Ecolab Inc. reported results for the second quarter of 2012. Ecolab's reported sales rose 74% to a record $3 billion in the second quarter of 2012. Second quarter sales reflect the inclusion of the Nalco merger, which closed Dec. 1, 2011. Second quarter 2012 sales rose 3% when compared with second quarter 2011 pro forma sales. Second quarter 2012 reported operating income increased 65% to $327 million; adjusted operating income of $371 million increased 14% compared with second quarter 2011 pro forma adjusted operating income.

In June, William H. Gates III bought shares of ECL stock. Senior Vice President and Corporate Controller John J. Corkrean and Executive Vice President and President Global Service and Spec. James A. Miller sold shares in August.

Rating: 2.8/5 (5 votes)

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