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Weekly 52-Week Highs Highlight: TV, PHG, WLK, PSO

August 25, 2014 | About:
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According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs, Grupo Televisa SAB, Royal Philips NV, Westlake Chemical Corp, and Pearson PLC have all reached their 52-week highs.

Grupo Televisa SAB (TV) Reached the 52-Week High of $36.84

Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. is a media company in the Spanish-speaking world. Grupo Televisa SAB has a market cap of $21.31 billion; its shares were traded at around $36.84 with a P/E ratio of 35.00 and P/S ratio of 3.61. The dividend yield of Grupo Televisa SAB stocks is 0.34%. Grupo Televisa SAB had an annual average earnings growth of 7.50% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Grupo Televisa SAB the business predictability rank of 4-star.

The company reported second quarter 2014 net sales growth of 7.1% year-over-year, and net income growth of 21.1% to 2.21 billion Mexican pesos.

Royal Philips NV (PHG) Reached the 52-Week High of $30.32

Royal Philips NV is a diversified technology company which manufactures consumer electronics, appliances & equipment for healthcare, lighting and consumer well-being industry. Royal Philips NV has a market cap of $28.01 billion; its shares were traded at around $30.32 with a P/E ratio of 19.80 and P/S ratio of 0.93. The dividend yield of Royal Philips NV stocks is 3.08%. Royal Philips NV had an annual average earnings growth of 0.50% over the past 10 years.

Royal Philips has released its second quarter 2014 results. For this quarter, the company generated EBITDA of EUR 415 million, compared to EUR 601 million in the same quarter of 2013. Net income was EUR 243 million, and free cash flow increased to EUR 216 million from EUR 105 million last year.

Westlake Chemical Corp (WLK) Reached the 52-Week High of $93.56

Westlake Chemical Corp. is a vertically integrated manufacturer and marketer of basic chemicals, vinyls, polymers and fabricated products. Westlake Chemical Corp has a market cap of $12.49 billion; its shares were traded at around $93.56 with a P/E ratio of 19.40 and P/S ratio of 3.19. The dividend yield of Westlake Chemical Corp stocks is 0.51%. Westlake Chemical Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 11.60% over the past 10 years.

The company recently released its second quarter results, which included income from operations growth of 13% year-over-year to $266.8 million. Net income for the quarter was $169.4 million ($1.26 per diluted share), and net sales were $998.6 million.

Chairman, 10% Owner James Chao sold 42,946 shares of WLK stock on 06/09/2014 at the average price of $82.01. James Chao owns at least 92,150,680 shares after this. The price of the stock has increased by 14.08% since.

Pearson PLC (PSO) Reached the 52-Week High of $18.73

Pearson PLC is engaged in the international media businesses covering education, business information and consumer publishing. Pearson Plc has a market cap of $15.35 billion; its shares were traded at around $18.73 with a P/E ratio of 17.00 and P/S ratio of 1.80. The dividend yield of Pearson Plc stocks is 4.39%. Pearson Plc had an annual average earnings growth of 1.50% over the past 10 years.

Check out the complete list of 52-Week Highs.


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