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Gurus Hold 52-week Lows from Turkey, Brazil and the Phillipines

December 29, 2013 | About:
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According to the GuruFocus Value Screen for finding 52-Week Lows, three stocks from exotic places are trading at or near a 52-week low.   

Here’s a look at Philippine Long Distance Telephone (NYSE:PHI), Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS (NYSE:TKC) and Cosan Ltd. (NYSE:CZZ), all screened for billionaire stakeholders as of the third quarter of 2013.

Philippine Long Distance Telephone (NYSE:PHI)

Incorporated in the Republic of the Philippines, Philippine Long Distance Telephone (NYSE:PHI) is traded at around $60.27, close to a 52-week low of $58.63.

Down 2% over 12 months, Philippine Long Distance Telephone has a market cap of $13.02 billion; its shares were traded with a P/E ratio of 16.20 and P/S ratio of 3.47. The dividend yield of Philippine Long Distance Telephone stocks is 3.39%. Philippine Long Distance Telephone had an annual average earnings growth of 1.60% over the past 10 years.

Check out the 10-Year Valuations.

Guru Action: As of Sept. 30, 2013, PHI is owned by three gurus. No insider trades were found.

The top guru owner Jim Simons increased his position by 3.06%, buying 66,500 shares at an average price of $67.50 for a loss of 10.7%. 

He has averaged a loss of 11% on 625,000 shares at an average price of $67.97 per share.   He has averaged a gain of 16% on 2,422,900 shares sold at an average price of $51.98 per share. 

His current shares of 2,242,400 represent 1.04% of shares outstanding.

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Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS (NYSE:TKC)

Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS (NYSE:TKC) is traded at around $13.22, close to a 52-week low of $12.76.

Down 18% over 12 months, Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS, a telecom services company, was incorporated in Turkey in 1993. Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri As has a market cap of $11.63 billion; its shares were traded with a P/E ratio of 9.50 and P/S ratio of 1.90. The company does not pay a dividend.

Check out the 10-Year Valuations.

Guru Action: As of Sept. 30, 2013, five gurus hold TKC and four bought in the third quarter.

The biggest add was made by Jeremy Grantham, who increased his position by 344.02%, buying 70,200 shares at an average price of $14.50 for a loss of 8.8%. 

Over five quarters, he has averaged a gain of 1% on 159,100 shares at an average price of $13.07 per share.   He has averaged a loss of 14% on 68,494 shares at an average price of $15.44 per share. 

Grantham’s current shares of 90,606 represent 0.01% of shares outstanding.

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Cosan Ltd. (NYSE:CZZ)

Cosan Ltd. (NYSE:CZZ) is traded at around $13.59, close to a 52-week low of $13.20.

Down 21% over 12 months, Cosan Ltd. is a Brazilian conglomerate producer of bioethanol, sugar, energy and foods. Cosan Ltd. has a market cap of $3.68 billion; its shares were traded with a P/E ratio of 14.10 and P/S ratio of 0.39. The dividend yield of CZZ stocks is 2.24%.  The company had an annual average earnings growth of 21.40% over the past 5 years.

Check out the 10-Year Valuations.

Guru Action: As of Sept. 30, 2013, three gurus hold CZZ. No insider trading was found.

The top guru owner Jim Simons increased his position by 70.57%, buying 529,100 shares at an average price of $15.07 per share for a loss of 9.8%. 

He has averaged a loss of 0% on 2,357,200 shares at an average price of $13.65 per share.   He has averaged a gain of 4% on 1,078,300 shares at an average price of $13.05 per share. 

His current shares of 1,278,900 represent 0.47% of shares outstanding.

Track share pricing, revenue and net income:

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