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Weekly 52-Week Highs: CarMax, Siemens AG, Royal Bank of Canada, Cigna and Aetna

September 08, 2013

Weekly 52-week high companies: CarMax (KMX), Siemens AG (SI), Royal Bank of Canada (RY), Cigna (CI) and Aetna (AET).

CarMax Inc. (KMX) Reached the 52-Week High of $51.21

The prices of CarMax shares have reached $51.21, which is 1.0% off the 52-week high of $51.72. Carmax Inc. has a market cap of $11.45 billion; its shares were traded at around $51.21 with a P/E ratio of 25.71 and P/S ratio of 1.03. Carmax Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 22.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Carmax Inc. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

On Jun. 21, CarMax reported record results for the first quarter ended May 31, 2013. Net sales and operating revenues increased 19% to $3.31 billion. Used unit sales in comparable stores increased 17%. Total used unit sales rose 22%. Total wholesale unit sales increased 6%. Net earnings grew 21% to $146.7 million. Net earnings per diluted share rose 23% to$0.64.

In April, Director Ronald E Blaylock bought 700 shares of KMX stock. Director Beth Stewart sold 4,998 shares in May and SVP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary Eric M Margolin sold 20,000 shares in April.

Siemens AG (SI) Reached the 52-Week High of $114.22



The prices of Siemens AG shares have reached $114.22, which is 0.7% off the 52-week high of $114.99. Siemens AG has a market cap of $96.26 billion; its shares were traded at around $114.22 with a P/E ratio of 15.65 and P/S ratio of 0.96. The dividend yield of Siemens AG stocks is 2.58%. Siemens AG had an annual average earnings growth of 7.2% over the past 10 years.

On July 31, Siemens AG reported results for the third fiscal quarter of 2013. Orders for the third quarter rose 19% year-over-year, to €21.141 billion. Revenue was €19.248 billion, 2% below the prior-year level. The book-to-bill ratio was 1.10, and Siemens' order backlog reached a new high at €102 billion. Income from continuing operations was lower year-over-year, at €1.004 billion. Net income rose to €1.098 billion. Corresponding basic EPS was €1.27, up from €0.85 in the prioryear period.

Director Steven Mark Cook, bought 30,000 shares of SI stock in May.

Royal Bank Of Canada (RY) Reached the 52-Week High of $63.94



The prices of Royal Bank Of Canada shares have reached $63.94, which is 0.7% off the 52-week high of $64.41. Royal Bank Of Canada has a market cap of $92.09 billion; its shares were traded at around $63.94 with a P/E ratio of 12.14 and P/S ratio of 3.49. The dividend yield of Royal Bank Of Canada stocks is 3.80%. Royal Bank Of Canada had an annual average earnings growth of 6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Royal Bank Of Canada the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

On Aug. 29, Royal Bank of Canada reported record net income of $2,304 million for the quarter ended July 31, 2013, up $64 million or 3% from the prior year and up $368 million or 19% from last quarter. The company announced an increase to our quarterly dividend of $0.04 or 6%, to $0.67 per share.

In June, Director Richard Lee George and Director Timothy James Hearn bought shares of RY stock.

Cigna (CI) Reached the 52-Week High of $80.83



The prices of Cigna shares have reached $80.83, which is 1.1% off the 52-week high of $81.75. Cigna Corp has a market cap of $22.86 billion; its shares were traded at around $80.83 with a P/E ratio of 16.00 and P/S ratio of 0.76. The dividend yield of Cigna Corp stocks is 0.05%. Cigna Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 10.4% over the past 10 years.

On August 1, Cigna Corporation reported strong second quarter 2013 results. Consolidated revenues in the second quarter of 2013 were $8.0 billion, an increase of 8% over the second quarter of 2012. Cigna's adjusted income from operations1 for the second quarter of 2013 was $512 million, or $1.78 per share, compared with $434 million, or $1.49 per share, for the second quarter of 2012.

Last month, Pres. Global Individual HL&A Jason D Sadler, VP & Chief Accounting Officer Mary T Hoeltzel, and EVP, HR & Services John M Murabito sold shares of CI stock. Pres. Regional & Operations Matthew G Manders, Director William D Zollars, and President & CEO David Cordani sold shares in June.

Aetna Inc. (AET) Reached the 52-Week High of $65.11



The prices of Aetna shares have reached $65.11, which is 1.4% off the 52-week high of $66. Aetna Inc. has a market cap of $24.23 billion; its shares were traded at around $65.11 with a P/E ratio of 12.99 and P/S ratio of 0.56. The dividend yield of Aetna Inc. stocks is 1.19%. Aetna Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 13.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Aetna Inc. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

On Jul 30, Aetna Inc. announced second-quarter 2013 operating earnings of $549.0 million, or $1.52 per share, a per share increase of 16 percent over the second quarter of 2012. Net income for the second quarter of 2013 was $536.0 million, or $1.49 per share, and includes a $.16 per share gain on the reduction of the reserve for anticipated future losses on discontinued products and a $.09 per share benefit related to the settlement of a reinsurance recoverable.

Last month, Sr. VP & General Counsel William James Casazza sold 15,745 shares of AET stock. Sr. VP & General Counsel William James Casazza sold 40,598 shares in June. Director Molly Joel Coye, Director Joseph P Newhouse, and VP/Controller/Chief Acct Off Rajan Parmeswar sold shares in May.

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