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Weekly 52-Week Highs: Toronto-Dominion Bank, Cardinal Health Inc., Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc., Exxon Mobil Corporation and Ameriprise Financial Inc.

July 29, 2013 | About:

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According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), Cardinal Health Inc. (CAH), Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. (MMC), Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) and Ameriprise Financial Inc. (AMP).

Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD) Reached the 52-Week High of $86.03

The prices of Toronto-Dominion Bank shares have reached $86.03, which is 0.3% off the 52-week high of $86.27. Toronto-Dominion Bank was founded in 1855. The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Financial Group 'TDBFG'. Toronto-dominion Bank has a market cap of $79.61 billion; its shares were traded at around $86.03 with a P/E ratio of 12.52 and P/S ratio of 3.44. The dividend yield of Toronto-dominion Bank stocks is 3.63%. Toronto-dominion Bank had an annual average earnings growth of 6.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Toronto-dominion Bank the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

On May 23, TD Bank Group announced its financial results for the second quarter ended April 30, 2013. Reported net income was $1,723 million, compared with $1,693 million. Reported diluted earnings per share were $1.78, compared with $1.78.

In March, Director John Bragg, bought 25,665 shares of TD stock. Director William Edmund Clark, sold shares in July.

Cardinal Health Inc. (CAH) Reached the 52-Week High of $51.06

The prices of Cardinal Health Inc. shares have reached $51.06, which is 0.1% off the 52-week high of $51.09. Cardinal Health Inc. is an Ohio corporation formed in 1979. Cardinal Health Inc. has a market cap of $16.98 billion; its shares were traded at around $51.06 with a P/E ratio of 15.24 and P/S ratio of 0.17. The dividend yield of Cardinal Health Inc. stocks is 2.13%.

On May 2, Cardinal Health reported fiscal year 2013 third-quarter revenue of $24.6 billion and a 28 percent increase in non-GAAP diluted earnings per share from continuing operations to $1.20. The earnings increase was driven by strong non-GAAP operating earnings growth and a tax settlement, which contributed $0.18 per share. On a GAAP basis, diluted EPS from continuing operations increased 5 percent to $1.00. Non-GAAP operating earnings of $579 million increased 11 percent, while operating earnings on a GAAP basis were down 10 percent to $475 million.

In May, Director Carrie Smith Cox bought 435 shares of CAH stock. CFO Jeffrey William Henderson sold shares this month and Director John F. Finn sold shares in June. Director Jean G. Spaulding, Director Richard C. Notebaert, Chief Legal/Compliance Officer Craig S. Morford, and CEO, Pharmaceutical Segment Michael C. Kaufmann sold shares in May.

Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. (MMC) Reached the 52-Week High of $41.99

The prices of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. shares have reached $41.99. Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., a professional services organization with origins dating from 1871 in the U.S. Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. has a market cap of $23.07 billion; its shares were traded at around $41.99 with a P/E ratio of 18.83 and P/S ratio of 1.94. The dividend yield of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. stocks is 2.24%. Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 34.8% over the past 5 years.

On May 2, Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013. Consolidated revenue in the first quarter of 2013 was $3.1 billion, an increase of 2% on both a reported and underlying basis compared with the first quarter of 2012. Net income attributable to the Company was $413 million, or $.74 per share in the first quarter.

In March, Director Lloyd M Yates bought 4,000 shares of MMC stock. SVP and Controller Robert J. Rapport, SVP Chief Risk & Compliance Officer E. Scott Gilbert, Vice Chairman, Office of CEO David A. Nadler and President & CEO, Guy Carpenter Alexander S. Moczarski sold shares in May. SVP and Controller Robert J. Rapport, SVP and Chief HR Officer Laurie Ledford and CFO J. Michael Bischoff sold shares in March.

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) Reached the 52-Week High of $94.79

The prices of Exxon Mobil Corporation shares have reached $94.79, which is 0.7% off the 52-week high of $95.49. Exxon Mobil Corporation, formerly known as Exxon Corporation, was incorporated in the State of New Jersey in 1882. Exxon Mobil Corporation has a market cap of $422.27 billion; its shares were traded at around $94.79 with a P/E ratio of 9.64 and P/S ratio of 0.93. The dividend yield of Exxon Mobil Corporation stocks is 2.47%. Exxon Mobil Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 4.8% over the past 10 years.

On April 25, Exxon Mobil Corporation reported results for the first quarter of 2013. Earnings of $9,500 million increased $50 million or 1% from the first quarter of 2012. Oil-equivalent production decreased 3.5% from the first quarter of 2012. Excluding the impacts of entitlement volumes, OPEC quota effects and divestments, production decreased 1.2%. Earnings per share (assuming dilution) were $2.12, an increase of 6%.

In March, Vice President and Controller Patrick T. Mulva bought 11,000 shares of XOM stock. Vice President Thomas R. Walters sold 10,000 shares in May. Vice President and General Tax Counsel James M. Spellings Jr. and Vice President and General Counsel S. Jack Balagia sold shares in March.

Ameriprise Financial Inc (AMP) Reached the 52-Week High of $88.18

The prices of Ameriprise Financial Inc. shares have reached $88.18, which is 0.1% off the 52-week high of $88.26. Ameriprise Financial, Inc. was formed in 1983 as a Delaware corporation in connection with American Express Company's 1984 acquisition of IDS Financial Services from Alleghany Corporation. Ameriprise Financial Inc has a market cap of $17.65 billion; its shares were traded at around $88.18 with a P/E ratio of 17.12 and P/S ratio of 1.85. The dividend yield of Ameriprise Financial Inc stocks is 2.01%.

On July 24, Ameriprise Financial Inc. reported strong second quarter 2013 results. Net income was $322 million, or $1.54 per diluted share, compared to $224 million, or $0.99 per diluted share, a year ago. Operating earnings were $352 million, or $1.69 per diluted share, compared to $254 million, or $1.13 per diluted share, a year ago.

In May, Chairman and CEO James M. Cracchiolo, CEO, U.S. Asset Management William F. Truscott, Executive VP and CFO Walter Stanley Berman, President Advice and Wealth Management, COO Charles Neal Maglaque, President Ins and Chief Strategy Officer John Robert Woerner, President AWM Products and Services Joseph Edward Sweeney, President Financial Planning and Wealth and CMO Kim Michelle Sharan, and Executive VP and General Counsel John Carl Junek sold shares of AMP stock.

About the author:

guruek
Saj Karsan founded an investment and research firm that is based on the principles of value investing. He has an MBA from the Richard Ivey School of Business, and an undergraduate engineering degree from McGill University.

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