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Weekly 3-Year Low Highlight: GGB, XOOM, TPH, JCS

May 21, 2013 | About:

According to GuruFocus list of three-year lows, Geradau SA, Xoom Corp, TRI Pointe Homes Inc. and Communication Systems Inc. have all reached their three-year lows.

Gerdau SA (NYSE:GGB) Reached the Three-Year Low of $6.76

The prices of Gerdau SA (NYSE:GGB) shares have declined to close to the three-year low of $6.76, which is 58.0% off the three-year high of $15.620.

Gerdau SA is the largest long steel producer in Latin America, and has made an important contribution in building the history of the Brazilian industry. Gerdau SA has a market cap of $11.46 billion; its shares were traded at around $6.76 with a P/E ratio of 6.52 and P/S ratio of 0.21. The dividend yield of Gerdau SA stocks is 1.38%. Gerdau SA had an annual average earnings growth of 5.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Gerdau SA the business predictability rank of 2-star.

Gerdau SA recently posted first quarter 2013 net sales of $9.2 billion (reals), flat compared to the prior year quarter. Net income was R$160 million. EBITDA was R$ 805 million, compared to R$1.0 billion last year.

1 Guru Increased Positions: Ken Fisher owns 3,472,630 shares as of 03/31/2013, an increase of 12.3% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.071% of the $37.63 billion portfolio of Fisher Asset Management LLC.

Xoom Corp (NASDAQ:XOOM) Reached the Three-Year Low of $18.27

The prices of Xoom Corp (NASDAQ:XOOM) shares have declined to close to the three-year low of $18.27, which is 31.5% off the three-year high of $26.00.

Xoom Corp has a market cap of $604.6 million; its shares were traded around $18.27 with and P/S ratio of 6.27.

Xoom Corp reported first quarter 2013 revenue of $24.3 million – an increase of 43% from the first quarter of 2012. Active customers increased 46%, driving gross profit increase of 46% to $16.8 million. GAAP net loss was $79,000 ($0.00 per share) compared to a loss of $494,000 ($0.10 per share) prior year quarter.

TRI Pointe Homes Inc. (NYSE:TPH) Reached the Three-Year Low of $18.06

The prices of TRI Pointe Homes Inc. (NYSE:TPH) shares have declined to close to the three-year low of $18.06, which is 17.6% off the three-year high of $21.25.

Tri Pointe Homes Inc. has a market cap of $571.2 million; its shares were traded around $18.06 with a P/E ratio of 117.65 and P/S ratio of 4.52.

Tri Pointe Homes reported first quarter 2013 net income of $270,000 ($0.01 per diluted share).

Communications Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:JCS) Reached the Three-Year Low of $9.77

The prices of Communications Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:JCS) shares have declined to close to the three-year low of $9.77, which is 54.4% off the three-year high of $20.93.

Communications Systems Inc. is a Minnesota Corporation organized in 1969 which operates directly and through its subsidiaries located in the United States, Costa Rica, the United Kingdom and China. Communications Systems Inc. has a market cap of $82.7 million; its shares were traded around $9.77 with a P/E ratio of 34.25 and P/S ratio of 0.77. The dividend yield of Communications Systems Inc. stocks is 6.55%. Communications Systems Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 5.2% over the past 10 years.

Communications Systems Inc. posted first quarter sales increase of 13.2% to $27.5 million. Net income was $242,000 ($0.03 per share), with consolidated operating income increasing to $371,000 from $130,000 in the prior year quarter.

2 Gurus Increased Positions: John Keeley owns 81,970 shares as of 03/31/2013, an increase of 77.96% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.016% of the $5.1 billion portfolio of Keeley Fund Management. Mario Gabelli owns 219,000 shares as of 03/31/2013, an increase of 39.49% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.014% of the $15.63 billion portfolio of GAMCO Investors.

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