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Guru Stocks at 52-Week Lows: AAPL, EC, GLD, EMC, APA

April 14, 2013 | About:
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According to the GuruFocus list of 52-week lows, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-week lows.

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Reached 52-Week Low of $429.80

The price of Apple Inc. (AAPL) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $429.80, which is 40.5% off the 52-week high of $705.07. Apple Inc. is owned by 50 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 23 have added to their positions during the past quarter. Twenty-five reduced their positions.

Apple Inc. is a California corporation founded in 1977. Apple Inc. has a market cap of $403.61 billion; its shares were traded at around $429.8 with a P/E ratio of 9.7466 and a P/S ratio of 2.45. The dividend yield of Apple Inc. stocks is 1.85%. Apple Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 81.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Apple Inc. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

Apple recently reported its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2012. The company posted record quarterly revenue of $54.5 billion and record quarterly net profit of $13.1 billion, or $13.81 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $46.3 billion and net profit of $13.1 billion, or $13.87 per diluted share, in the fourth quarter of 2011.

Ronald Muhlenkamp bought 9,540 shares in the quarter that ended on Dec. 31, 2012, which is 1.1% of the $470 million portfolio of Muhlenkamp Fund. Chris Davis bought 788 shares in the quarter that ended on Dec. 31, 2012, which is 0.0011% of the $38.01 billion portfolio of Davis Selected Advisers. John Burbank sold out his holdings in the same quarter, as did Steve Mandel.

Director Robert A. Iger bought 1,780 shares of AAPL stock on Nov. 19, 2012 at the average price of $563.35. Robert A. Iger owns at least 4,667 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 23.71% since.

Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) Reached 52-Week Low of $48.75

The price of Ecopetrol S.A. (EC) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $48.75, which is 28.2% off the 52-week high of $67.92. Ecopetrol S.A. is owned by four Gurus we are tracking. Among them, one has added to his position during the past quarter. Three Gurus reduced their positions.

Ecopetrol S.A. was organized on August 25, 1951 under the laws of Colombia. Ecopetrol S.A. has a market cap of $100.22 billion; its shares were traded at around $48.75 with a P/E ratio of 11.7096 and a P/S ratio of 2.6164. The dividend yield of Ecopetrol S.A. stocks is 5.76%. Ecopetrol S.A. had an annual average earnings growth of 21.9% over the past five years.

As of March 31, 2013 Ken Fisher owns 2,080,965 shares after reducing his position by 34.03%. He sold 1,073,454 shares at an average price of $59.38.



SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) Reached 52-Week Low of $143.95


The price of SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $143.95, which is 17.1% off the 52-week high of $173.61. SPDR Gold Trust is owned by 14 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, three have added to their positions during the past quarter. Nine Gurus reduced their positions. Street Tracks Gold Shares offer investors a new, innovative, relatively cost efficient and secure way to access the gold market. SPDR Gold Trust has a market cap of $65.5 billion; its shares were traded at around $143.95 .

Ken Fisher owns 3,367 shares as of March 31, 2013, an increase of 40.7% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for less than 0.01% of the $37.63 billion portfolio of Fisher Asset Management, LLC. Steve Mandel sold out his holdings in the same quarter.

Director Michael Romanik, bought 2,000 shares of GLD stock on March 28, 2013 at the average price of $0.1. Michael Romanik, owns at least 472,600 shares after this.

EMC Corporation (EMC) Reached 52-Week Low of $23.11

The price of EMC Corporation (EMC) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $23.11, which is 24.3% off the 52-week high of $30. EMC Corporation is owned by 22 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 10 have added to their positions during the past quarter. Eleven Gurus reduced their positions.

EMC Corporation was incorporated in Massachusetts in 1979. EMC Corporation has a market cap of $48.63 billion; its shares were traded at around $23.11 with a P/E ratio of 18.797 and a P/S ratio of 2.23. EMC Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 19.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated EMC Corporation the business predictability rank of 3-star.

EMC recently reported its fourth quarter and full year 2012 financial results. Fourth quarter revenue was $6.0 billion, an increase of 8%, compared with the same quarter a year ago.

Lee Ainslie bought 6,368,390 shares in the quarter that ended on Dec. 31, 2012, which is 2.4% of the $6.76 billion portfolio of Maverick Capital. Andreas Halvorsen bought 4,626,300 shares in the quarter that ended on Dec. 31, 2012, which is 0.81% of the $14.44 billion portfolio of Viking Global Investors LP. Ken Fisher owns 432,017 shares as of Dec. 31, 2012, a decrease of 62.33% of from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.031% of the $37.63 billion portfolio of Fisher Asset Management, LLC.

Director Barry T. Davies bought 1,000,000 shares of EMC stock on Dec. 28, 2012 at the average price of $0.05. Barry T. Davies owns at least 4,970,000 shares after this.

Apache Corporation (APA) Reached 52-Week Low of $75.09

The price of Apache Corporation (APA) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $75.09, which is 35.0% off the 52-week high of $111.31. Apache Corporation is owned by 23 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 11 have added to their positions during the past quarter. Thirteen Gurus reduced their positions.

Apache Corporation is a Delaware corporation, which was formed in 1954. Apache Corporation has a market cap of $29.42 billion; its shares were traded at around $75.09 with a P/E ratio of 15.2672 and a P/S ratio of 1.71. The dividend yield of Apache Corporation stocks is 0.91%. Apache Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 11.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Apache Corporation the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

APA recently reported its fourth quarter 2012 financial results. These results contributed to full-year 2012 earnings of $1.9 billion or $4.92 per diluted common share, compared with $4.5 billion or $11.47 per share in 2011.

Brian Rogers bought 2,600,000 shares in the quarter that ended on Dec. 31, 2012, which is 0.88% of the $23.19 billion portfolio of T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund. Ronald Muhlenkamp sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on Dec. 31, 2012 as did Ray Dalio.

Director George D. Lawrence bought 3,000 shares of APA stock on April 1, 2013 at the average price of $76. George D. Lawrence owns at least 37,453 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 1.2% since.


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