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Guru Stocks at 52-Week Lows: PTR, VALE, STO, GLD, VMW

May 26, 2013 | About:
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According to the GuruFocus list of 52-week lows, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-week lows.

PetroChina Co. Ltd. (PTR) Reached 52-Week Low of $119.21



The price of PetroChina Co. Ltd. (PTR) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $119.21, which is 20.7% off the 52-week high of $146.68. PetroChina Co. Ltd. is owned by five Gurus we are tracking. Among them, three have added to their positions during the past quarter. Three Gurus reduced their positions.

PetroChina Company, Ltd. was incorporated under the laws of the People's Republic of China. Petrochina Co. Ltd. has a market cap of $223.47 billion; its shares were traded at around $119.21 with a P/E ratio of 11.79 and a P/S ratio of 0.66. The dividend yield of Petrochina Co. Ltd. stocks is 3.38%. Petrochina Co. Ltd. had an annual average earnings growth of 7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Petrochina Co. Ltd. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

PetroChina recently reported its first quarter 2013 financial results. The company announced that net cash flow from operating activities was RMB$17.09 billion, compared to RMB$21.84 billion for the same period of the preceding year.

Ray Dalio bought 7,222 shares in the quarter that ended on March 31, 2013, which is 0.0087% of the $10.99 billion portfolio of Bridgewater Associates.

Vale SA (VALE) Reached 52-Week Low of $15.51



The price of Vale SA. (VALE) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $15.51, which is 29.8% off the 52-week high of $21.88. Vale SA is owned by 11 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, five have added to their positions during the past quarter. Seven Gurus reduced their positions.

Vale SA was incorporated in Brazil. Vale SA has a market cap of $80.55 billion; its shares were traded at around $15.51 with a P/E ratio of 16.39 and a P/S ratio of 1.94. The dividend yield of Vale SA stocks is 2.49%. Vale SA had an annual average earnings growth of 31.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Vale SA the business predictability rank of 2-star.

Vale recently reported its first quarter 2013 financial results. Operating income, at $ 4.2 billion, was 41.4% higher than in the fourth quarter of 2012, while operating margin rose to 38.0%. Underlying earnings were $ 3.2 billion, $1.2 billion above last quarter.

Ray Dalio bought 106,900 shares in the quarter that ended on March 31, 2013, which is 0.017% of the $10.99 billion portfolio of Bridgewater Associates. David Dreman owns 298,994 shares as of March 31, 2013, an increase of 17.17% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.14% of the $3.79 billion portfolio of Dreman Value Management. John Burbank sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on March 31, 2013.

Statoil ASA (STO) Reached 52-Week Low of $22.76



The price of Statoil ASA (STO) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $22.76, which is 19.7% off the 52-week high of $27.40. Statoil ASA is owned by six Gurus we are tracking. Among them, three have added to their positions during the past quarter. Two Gurus reduced their positions.

StatoilHydro ASA, originally Den Norske Stats Oljeselskap AS, was founded in 1972 and is incorporated and domiciled in Norway, is an integrated oil and gas company, engaged in the exploration, production, transportation, refining and marketing of petroleum and petroleum-derived products. Statoil ASA has a market cap of $71.71 billion; its shares were traded at around $22.76 with a P/E ratio of 7.03 and a P/S ratio of 0.58. The dividend yield of Statoil ASA stocks is 3.83%. Statoil ASA had an annual average earnings growth of 9.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Statoil ASA the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Statoil recently reported its first quarter 2013 financial results. Statoil's net operating income was NOK$38.0 billion compared to NOK$57.9 billion in the first quarter of 2012. Adjusted earnings were NOK$42.4 billion, compared to NOK$59.2 billion in the first quarter of 2012.

David Dreman owns 200,984 shares as of March 31, 2013, which accounts for 0.13% of the $3.79 billion portfolio of Dreman Value Management. Mario Gabelli owns 29,900 shares as of March 31, 2013, which accounts for 0.0047% of the $15.63 billion portfolio of GAMCO Investors. Scott Black owns 34,695 shares as of March 31, 2013, which accounts for 0.11% of the $779 million portfolio of Delphi Management, Inc..

SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) Reached 52-Week Low of $133.76



The price of SPDR Gold Trust (GLD) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $133.76, which is 24.5% off the 52-week high of $173.61. SPDR Gold Trust is owned by 16 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, eight have added to their positions during the past quarter. Four Gurus reduced their positions. Street Tracks Gold Shares offer investors a new, innovative, relatively cost efficient and secure way to access the gold market. The company has a market cap of $60.87 billion; its shares were traded at around $133.76.

Leon Cooperman bought 90,000 shares in the quarter that ended on March 31, 2013, which is 0.22% of the $6.46 billion portfolio of Omega Advisors. Arnold Schneider owns 1,750 shares as of March 31, 2013, a decrease of 30% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.025% of the $1.1 billion portfolio of Schneider Capital Management.

John Burbank owns 18,900 shares as of March 31, 2013, a decrease of 77.87% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.12% of the $2.51 billion portfolio of Passport Capital. Other insiders have also increased their positions in the company.

VMware Inc. (VMW) Reached 52-Week Low of $72.29



The price of VMware Inc. (VMW) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $72.29, which is 32.0% off the 52-week high of $103.02. VMware Inc. is owned by nine Gurus we are tracking. Among them, five have added to their positions during the past quarter. Three Gurus reduced their positions. VMware Inc. was incorporated as a Delaware corporation in 1998. Vmware Inc. has a market cap of $31.01 billion; its shares were traded at around $72.29 with a P/E ratio of 43.10 and a P/S ratio of 6.61. Vmware Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 29.3% over the past five years.

VMWare recently reported its first quarter 2013 financial results. Revenues for the first quarter were $1.19 billion, an increase of 13% from the first quarter of 2012. Operating income for the first quarter was $160 million, a decrease of 26% from the first quarter of 2012.

Lee Ainslie bought 1,734,000 shares in the quarter that ended March 31, 2013, which is 1.8% of the $7.73 billion portfolio of Maverick Capital. George Soros bought 400,000 shares in the quarter that ended March 31, 2013, which is 0.37% of the $8.56 billion portfolio of Soros Fund Management LLC.

Ten percent Owner EMC Corp. bought 70,765 shares of VMW stock on May 1, 2013 at the average price of $70.63. EMC Corp. owns at least 43,025,308 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 2.35% since the trade.

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