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Guru Stocks at 52-Week Low: EC, ABX, PKX, MT, EQR

April 01, 2013 | About:
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According to GuruFocus' list of 52-week lows, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-week lows.

Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) Reached the 52-Week Low of $54.52

The prices of Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $54.52, which is 22.6% off the 52-week high of $67.92. Ecopetrol S.A. is owned by three Gurus we are tracking. Among them, one has added to their positions during the past quarter. Two reduced their positions.

Ecopetrol S.A. was organized on Aug. 25, 1951, under the laws of Colombia. Ecopetrol S.A. has a market cap of $112.08 billion; its shares were traded at around $54.52 with a P/E ratio of 13.1 and P/S ratio of 2.9. The dividend yield of Ecopetrol S.A. stocks is 4.9%.

Ken Fisher owns 3,154,419 shares as of 12/31/2012, which accounts for 0.54% of the $34.93 billion portfolio of Fisher Asset Management LLC.

Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) Reached the 52-Week Low of $29.4

The prices of Barrick Gold Corporation (ABX) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $29.4, which is 43.0% off the 52-week high of $49.9. Barrick Gold Corporation is owned by 14 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, seven have added to their positions during the past quarter. Seven reduced their positions.

Barrick Gold Corporation is a Corporation governed by the Business Corporations Act (Ontario) resulting from the amalgamation, effective July 14, 1984, under the laws of the Province of Ontario, of Camflo Mines Limited, Bob-Clare Investments Limited and the former Barrick Resources Corporation. Barrick Gold Corporation has a market cap of $29.43 billion; its shares were traded at around $29.4 with a P/E ratio of 8.8 and P/S ratio of 2.1. The dividend yield of Barrick Gold Corporation stocks is 2.7%.

ABX recently reported its fourth quarter 2012 financial results. The company reported a fourth quarter 2012 net loss of $3.06 billion ($3.06 per share), including a $4.2 billion after-tax impairment charge primarily related to our copper business unit. Adjusted net earnings were $1.11 billion ($1.11 per share).

Ray Dalio bought 170,290 shares in the quarter that ended on 12/31/2012, which is 0.061% of the $9.82 billion portfolio of Bridgewater Associates. John Hussman owns 1,900,000 shares as of 12/31/2012, an increase of 484.62% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 1.8% of the $3.8 billion portfolio of Hussman Economtrics Advisors. David Dreman owns 139,509 shares as of 12/31/2012, an increase of 39.32% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.14% of the $3.49 billion portfolio of Dreman Value Management.

POSCO (PKX) Reached the 52-Week Low of $73.71

The prices of POSCO (PKX) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $73.71, which is 25.1% off the 52-week high of $95.27. POSCO is owned by nine Gurus we are tracking. Among them, four have added to their positions during the past quarter. Four reduced their positions. POSCO has a market cap of $22.77 billion; its shares were traded at around $73.71 with a P/E ratio of 8.6 and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of POSCO stocks is 2.3%. POSCO had an annual average earnings growth of 3.2% over the past 10 years.

Third Avenue Management owns 2,871,845 shares as of 12/31/2012, which accounts for 5.1% of the $4.63 billion portfolio of Third Avenue Management. Charles Brandes owns 769,013 shares as of 12/31/2012, which accounts for 0.74% of the $8.55 billion portfolio of Brandes Investment. Martin Whitman owns 1,916,774 shares as of 01/31/2013, which accounts for 6.82% of the $2.29 billion portfolio of Third Avenue Value Fund.

ArcelorMittal SA (MT) Reached the 52-Week Low of $13.03

The prices of ArcelorMittal SA (MT) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $13.03, which is 41.0% off the 52-week high of $21.85. ArcelorMittal SA is owned by four Gurus we are tracking. Among them, three have added to their positions during the past quarter. One reduced his position. Mittal Steel is one of the largest steelmakers in the world. Arcelormittal SA has a market cap of $20.34 billion; its shares were traded at around $13.03 with a P/E ratio of 19.6 and P/S ratio of 0.2. The dividend yield of Arcelormittal SA stocks is 4.9%.

John Burbank bought 1,324,000 shares in the quarter that ended on 12/31/2012, which is 0.89% of the $2.59 billion portfolio of Passport Capital.

Equity Residential (EQR) Reached the 52-Week Low of $55.06

The prices of Equity Residential (EQR) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $55.06, which is 19.0% off the 52-week high of $65.72. Equity Residential is owned by seven Gurus we are tracking. Among them, one has added to his position during the past quarter. Six reduced their positions.

Equity Residential is a Maryland real estate investment trust formed in March 1993 is an S&P 500 company focused on the acquisition, development and management of quality apartment properties in top U.S. growth markets. Equity Residential has a market cap of $19.82 billion; its shares were traded at around $55.06 with a P/E ratio of 59.9 and P/S ratio of 8.3. The dividend yield of Equity Residential stocks is 3.4%. Equity Residential had an annual average earnings growth of 1.8% over the past 10 years.

Equity Residential recently reported its full year 2012 financial results. “Operating fundamentals were very strong in 2012 and we delivered same store revenue growth of 5.5% and NOI growth of 7.6%, among the best numbers in our history,” said David J. Neithercut, Equity Residential’s President and CEO. “Market conditions remain favorable and we currently expect to achieve 4% to 5% same store revenue growth in 2013, yet another year above historical trend.”

Chris Davis owns 578,492 shares as of 12/31/2012, a decrease of 32.52% of from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.086% of the $38.01 billion portfolio of Davis Selected Advisers. Ray Dalio owns 45,234 shares as of 12/31/2012, a decrease of 43.13% of from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.026% of the $9.82 billion portfolio of Bridgewater Associates.

Director Charles L. Atwood sold 2,555 shares of EQR stock on 03/14/2013 at the average price of $55.95. Charles L. Atwood owns at least 40,881 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.59% since. Other insiders have also decreased their positions in the company.


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