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Weekly 52-Week Highs Highlight: SHPG, ILMN, UA, WDAY

February 23, 2014 | About:

According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs; Shire PLC, Illumina Inc, Under Armour Inc, and Workday Inc. have all reached their 52-Week Highs.

Shire PLC (NASDAQ:SHPG) Reached the 52-Week High of $168.06

Shire PLC is a biopharmaceutical company that focuses on meeting the needs of the specialist physician. Shire PLC has a market cap of $31.54 billion; its shares were traded at around $168.06 with a P/E ratio of 49.70 and P/S ratio of 6.77. The dividend yield of Shire PLC stocks is 0.31%. Shire PLC had an annual average earnings growth of 18.10% over the past 5 years.

The company has released its fourth quarter 2013 results. Fourth quarter revenues were $1.32 billion, an increase of 12% over the prior year quarter. Non-GAAP operating income increased 29% to $510 million, while GAAP operating income increased 389% to $598 million. Total product sales were up 19% to $1.28 billion.

Illumina Inc. (NASDAQ:ILMN) Reached the 52-Week High of $174.05

Illumina was incorporated in California in April 1998 and reincorporated in Delaware in July 2000. Illumina, Inc. has a market cap of $22.31 billion; its shares were traded at around $174.05 with a P/E ratio of 209.50 and P/S ratio of 17.12. Illumina had an annual average earnings growth of 26.00% over the past 5 years.

Illumina has reported its fourth quarter 2013 results. In this quarter, the company generated revenue of $387 million, a 25% increase compared to $309 million a year ago. GAAP net income was $81 million ($0.56 per share), an increase compared to the $72 million reported the year ago quarter. The company also reported free cash flow of $100 million for the quarter.

CEO Jay T Flatley sold 30,000 shares of ILMN stock on Feb. 13, 2014 at the average price of $160.43. Sr VP, Corporate & Venture Dev Nicholas Naclerio sold 2,000 shares of ILMN stock on Feb. 18 at the average price of $169.77. Other insiders also sold shares of ILMN stock.

Under Armour (NYSE:UA) Reached the 52-Week High of $112.68

Under Armour, Inc, was incorporated in Maryland in 1996 as KP Sports, Inc. Under Armour has a market cap of $11.9 billion; its shares were traded at around $112.68 with a P/E ratio of 81.60 and P/S ratio of 5.61. Under Armour had an annual average earnings growth of 28.70% over the past 10 years.

In its recently reported fourth quarter, Under Armour raised net revenues by 35% from last year to $683 million. Diluted EPS increased 27% to $0.59 and the company has raised its 2014 performance outlook.

CFO Brad Dickerson sold 10,000 shares of UA stock on Feb. 18 at the average price of $107.18. Director Byron K Jr Adams sold 19,979 shares of UA stock on Feb.18 at the average price of $107.45.

Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY) Reached the 52-Week High of $100.45

Workday, Inc. was incorporated in March 2005 as North Tahoe Power Tools. Workday Inc has a market cap of $17.56 billion; its shares were traded at around $100.45 with and P/S ratio of 41.84.

Workday Inc. has released its fiscal 2014 third quarter results ended October 31, 2013. Total revenues for the third quarter were $127.9 million, an increase of 76% from the same period last year. Operating loss for the quarter was $40.4 million, with net loss per diluted share of $0.27 compared to a loss of $0.67 last year. The company will release its fourth quarter results on March 7, 2014.

Check out the complete list of 52-Week Highs.


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