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52-Week High Stocks

September 24, 2013
Greenbackd

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Weekly 52-Week High Companies: CGI Group, Inc. (GIB), AmerisourceBergen Corp (ABC), St Jude Medical, Inc. (STJ), Sirius XM Radio Inc. (SIRI) and Verisk Analytics Inc. (VRSK).

CGI Group Inc. (GIB) Reached the 52-Week High of $35.13

The prices of CGI Group Inc. shares have reached $35.13, which is 1.6% off the 52-week high of $35.68. CGI Group Inc. has a market cap of $10.92 billion; its shares were traded at around $35.13 with a P/E ratio of 76.34 and P/S ratio of 1.21. CGI Group Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 9.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated CGI Group Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

On July 31, CGI Group Inc. reported fiscal 2013 third quarter revenue of $2.57 billion, up 1.6% on a sequential basis and up 141.1% compared with the year ago period. Adjusted EBIT was $291.2 million, representing a margin of 11.3%. This compares with $136.3 million in the year ago period. Net earnings were $200.4 million, or 63 cents per diluted share, before integration costs of $53.5 million and a one-time tax benefit of $14.9 million. This compares with $93.0 million or 35 cents per diluted share in Q3-F2012. Including the integration costs and the tax benefit, on a GAAP basis, net earnings were $178.2 million and diluted earnings per share were 56 cents.

AmerisourceBergen Corp (ABC) Reached the 52-Week High of $61.65[/b]

The prices of AmerisourceBergen Corp shares have reached $61.65, which is 1.3% off the 52-week high of $62.44. AmerisourceBergen Corp has a market cap of $14.24 billion; its shares were traded at around $61.65 with a P/E ratio of 25.32 and P/S ratio of 0.17. The dividend yield of AmerisourceBergen Corp stocks is 1.36%. AmerisourceBergen Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 13.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated AmerisourceBergen Corp the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

On July 24, AmerisourceBergen Corporation reported that in its fiscal year third quarter ended June 30, 2013, adjusted diluted earnings per share from continuing operations were $0.73, which excludes LIFO expense of $122.1 million and warrant expense of $35.8 million. On the basis of U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), diluted earnings per share from continuing operations were $0.27 in the quarter. Revenue in the quarter was $21.9 billion, up 13.3 percent. The Company also narrowed the range of its expectations for the full fiscal year 2013 adjusted diluted earnings per share from continuing operations to $3.06 to $3.11from its previous range of $3.04 to $3.14.

This month, Director Jane E. Henney Md and Senior Vice President James Frary sold shares of ABC stock. Executive Vice President John G. Chou sold 33,518 shares in August. Director Jane E. Henney Md and Senior Vice President David W. Neu sold shares in June. President and CEO Steven H. Collis sold 245,258 shares in May.

[b]St Jude Medical Inc. (STJ) Reached the 52-Week High of $53.67
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The prices of St Jude Medical Inc. shares have reached $53.67, which is 1.3% off the 52-week high of $54.36. St Jude Medical, Inc. has a market cap of $15.41 billion; its shares were traded at around $53.67 with a P/E ratio of 25.38 and P/S ratio of 2.96. The dividend yield of St Jude Medical, Inc. stocks is 1.79%. St Jude Medical, Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 14.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated St Jude Medical, Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

On July 17, St. Jude Medical, Inc. reported sales and net earnings for the second quarter ended June 29, 2013. The company reported net sales of $1.403 billion in the second quarter of 2013, slightly less than net sales of $1.410 billion in the second quarter of 2012. Unfavorable foreign currency translation comparisons decreased second quarter sales by approximately $31 million. On a currency neutral basis, net sales increased by approximately 2 percent from the second quarter of 2012.

This month, VP, IT and CIO Mark W. Murphy sold 4,200 shares of STJ stock. President, CATD Frank J. Callaghan and VP Global Human Resources Angela D. Craig sold shares in August. VP, General Counsel and Corp Secretary Jason Zellers, Director Stuart Essig and VP Finance and CFO Donald Zurbay sold shares in July.

[b]Sirius XM Radio Inc. (SIRI) Reached the 52-Week High of $3.94
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The prices of Sirius XM Radio Inc. shares have reached $3.94, which is 1.3% off the 52-week high of $3.99. Sirius XM Radio Inc. has a market cap of $24.43 billion; its shares were traded at around $3.94 with a P/E ratio of 56.50 and P/S ratio of 7.52.

On July 25, Sirius XM Radio announced second quarter 2013 financial and operating results, including record revenue of $940 million, up 12% from the second quarter 2012 revenue of $838 million. Net income for the second quarter 2013 and 2012 was $126 million and $3.1 billion, respectively. Net income in the second quarter of 2012 benefited from a $3 billion reversal of deferred income tax valuation allowances.

[b]Verisk Analytics Inc. (VRSK) Reached the 52-Week High of $65.80
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The prices of Verisk Analytics Inc. shares have reached $65.80, which is 1.5% off the 52-week high of $66.77. Verisk Analytics Inc. has a market cap of $11.05 billion; its shares were traded at around $65.80 with a P/E ratio of 32.79 and P/S ratio of 6.91. Verisk Analytics Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 21.7% over the past five years.

On July 30, Verisk Analytics Inc. announced results for the fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2013. Diluted GAAP earnings per share (diluted GAAP EPS) were $0.49 for second-quarter 2013. Total revenue increased 12.9% in second-quarter 2013 compared with second-quarter 2012. Net income was $84.2 million for second-quarter 2013 and adjusted net income was $94.9 million, an increase of 14.8% and 17.6%, respectively, versus the comparable period in 2012.

This month, Director Frank J. Coyne, Director Christopher M. Foskett and SVP, Corporate Development and Strategy Vincent De P. Mccarthy sold shares of VRSK stock. EVP and CFO Mark V. Anquillare sold 40,000 shares in August.

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Greenbackd is a former corporate advisory and securities lawyer working in value-oriented activist funds management.

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