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52-Week High Companies: TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation, Catamaran Corp., Pentair Ltd., Seadrill Ltd, and Bank of America Corporation

David Merkel

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Weekly 52-Week High Companies: TD Ameritrade Holding (AMTD), Catamaran (CTRX), Pentair (PNR), Seadrill (SDRL), and Bank of America (BAC).



TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD) Reached the 52-Week High of $27.49

The prices of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation shares have reached $27.49, which is 1.4% off the 52-week high of $27.87. TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. was established in 1971 as a local investment banking firm and began operations as a retail discount securities brokerage firm in 1975. TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation has a market cap of $15.23 billion; its shares were traded at around $27.49 with a P/E ratio of 25.84 and P/S ratio of 5.80. The dividend yield of TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation stocks is 1.31%. TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 10.9% over the past 10 years.

On July 23, TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation released results for the third quarter of fiscal 2013. Results included: net income of $184 million, or $0.33 per diluted share, net new client assets of approximately $11 billion, an annualized growth rate of 8 percent, average client trades per day of approximately 399,000, an activity rate of 6.7 percent,record net revenues of $725 million, 53 percent of which were asset-based, record market fee-based revenue of $65 million, up 23 percent year-over-year, and pre-tax income of $298 million, or 41 percent of net revenues

Director Joseph H Moglia sold 2,223 shares of AMTD stock on July 18. CEO Fredric J Tomczyk sold 200,000 shares in March.

Catamaran Corp. (CTRX) Reached the 52-Week High of $58.23

The prices of Catamaran Corp. shares have reached $58.23, which is 0.6% off the 52-week high of $58.56. Catamaran Corp., formerly SXC Health Solutions Corporation, is a provider of pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services and healthcare IT (HCIT) solutions to the healthcare benefit management industry. Catamaran Corp. has a market cap of $11.74 billion; its shares were traded at around $58.23 with a P/E ratio of 76.92 and P/S ratio of 0.96. Catamaran Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 41.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Catamaran Corp the business predictability rank of 2-star.

On August 1, Catamaran Corporation announced its financial results for the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2013. Revenue increased 101% on a year over year basis to $3.4 billion in Q2 2013, compared to $1.7 billion in Q2 2012. Gross profit increased 116% to $264.6 million in Q2 2013, compared to $122.5 million in Q2 2012. Net income attributable to the Company increased 132% to $63.4 million, or $0.31 per share (fully-diluted) in Q2 2013, compared to $27.3 million, or $0.20 per share (fully-diluted) in Q2 2012

Pentair (PNR) Reached the 52-Week High of $62.53

The prices of Pentair Ltd (PNR) shares have reached $62.53, which is 0.4% off the 52-week high of $62.79. Pentair Ltd. was incorporated in the State of Switzerland. Pentair Ltd has a market cap of $12.44 billion; its shares were traded at around $62.53 with a P/E ratio of 22.60 and P/S ratio of 1.78. The dividend yield of Pentair Ltd stocks is 1.49%.

On July 23, Pentair Ltd. announced second quarter 2013 sales of $2.0 billion. Sales were up 4 percent compared to adjusted pro forma sales for the same period last year. Adjusted second quarter 2013 earnings per diluted share were $0.92, up 19 percent from adjusted pro forma EPS of $0.77 in the second quarter of last year. On a GAAP basis, the company reported EPS of $0.75 compared to EPS of $0.72 in the second quarter of 2012. Adjusted EPS and operating income exclude acquisition-related expenses, repositioning costs, gain on sale of business, certain tax items and interest expense.

Last month, Chairman, CEO Randall J Hogan, Executive Vice President, CFO John L Stauch, and President, COO Michael V Schrock sold shares of PNR stock. Sr. VP, Human Resources Frederick S Koury and Director David A /wi Jones sold shares in May.

Seadrill Ltd (SDRL) Reached the 52-Week High of $44.17



The prices of Seadrill Ltd shares have reached $44.17, which is 0.2% off the 52-week high of $44.25. Seadrill Limited is an offshore drilling contractor. Seadrill Ltd has a market cap of $20.29 billion; its shares were traded at around $44.17 with a P/E ratio of 18.90 and P/S ratio of 4.38. The dividend yield of Seadrill Ltd stocks is 3.89%. Seadrill Ltd had an annual average earnings growth of 20.2% over the past 5 years.

On May 28, Seadrill Ltd reported results for the first quarter of 2013. The company reported its best operating quarterly result ever and generates first quarter 2013 EBITDA of $713 million. Seadrill also reported first quarter 2013 net income of US$440 million and earnings per share of US$0.87.

Bank of America Corporation (BAC) Reached the 52-Week High of $14.84



The prices of Bank of America Corporation shares have reached $14.84, which is 1.3% off the 52-week high of $15.03. Bank of America Corporation, through its banking and various non-banking subsidiaries throughout the United States and in selected international markets provides a diversified range of banking and non-banking financial services and products through six business segments: Deposits, Card Services, Consumer Real Estate Services, Global Commercial Banking, Global Banking & Markets, Global Wealth & Investment Management. Bank Of America Corporation has a market cap of $161.17 billion; its shares were traded at around $14.84 with a P/E ratio of 45.87 and P/S ratio of 1.93. The dividend yield of Bank Of America Corporation stocks is 0.27%.

On July 17, Bank of America Corporation reported that second-quarter 2013 net income rose 63 percent to $4.0 billion from $2.5 billion in the second quarter of 2012. Earnings per diluted share increased to $0.32 from $0.19 in the second quarter of 2012. Revenue, net of interest expense, on a fully taxable-equivalent (FTE)Abasis rose 3 percent to $22.9 billion from $22.2 billion a year ago.

Last month, Director Murray Ross Orr, bought 6,000 shares of BAC stock.

About the author:

guruek
David J. Merkel, FSA, CFA, is the Chief Economist and Director of Research of Finacorp Securities. His specialty is looking at the interlinkages in the markets in order to understand individual markets better. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Johns Hopkins University. In his spare time, he takes care of his eight children with his wonderful wife Ruth.

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