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Weekly 52-Week Highs Highlight: HNP, HDB, MMC, EW

August 31, 2014 | About:
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According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs; Huaneng Power International Inc, HDFC Bank Ltd, Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc, and Edwards Lifesciences Corp, have all reached their 52-week highs.

Huaneng Power International Inc (HNP) Reached the 52-Week High of $48.65

Huaneng Power International and its subsidiaries develop, construct, operate and manage large power plants throughout China. Huaneng Power International Inc has a market cap of $17.09 billion; its shares were traded at around $48.65 with a P/E ratio of 7.60 and P/S ratio of 0.64. The dividend yield of Huaneng Power International Inc stocks is 4.47%. Huaneng Power International Inc had an annual average earnings growth of 9.40% over the past 10 years.

The company has released its first quarter 2014 results ended March 31, 2014. Under the PRC GAAP, consolidated operating revenue increased 2.14% year-over-year to RMB 32.8 billion. Consolidated net profit increased 44.22% to RMB 3.68 billion.

HDFC Bank Ltd (HDB) Reached the 52-Week High of $49.69

HDFC Bank Ltd is an Indian private sector bank. It offers financial services with respect to its main business activities of retail banking, wholesale banking and treasury operations. HDFC Bank Ltd has a market cap of $39.74 billion; its shares were traded at around $49.69 with a P/E ratio of 30.70 and P/S ratio of 9.07. The dividend yield of HDFC Bank Ltd stocks is 0.65%. HDFC Bank Ltd had an annual average earnings growth of 17.80% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated HDFC Bank the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc (MMC) Reached the 52-Week High of $53.10

Marsh & McLennan Companies is incorporated in Delaware. Marsh & Mclennan Companies Inc has a market cap of $28.9 billion; its shares were traded at around $53.10 with a P/E ratio of 20.70 and P/S ratio of 2.35. The dividend yield of Marsh & Mclennan Companies Inc stocks is 1.94%. Marsh & Mclennan Companies Inc had an annual average earnings growth of 6.00% over the past 10 years.

For its second quarter ended June 30, 2014, Marsh & McLennan reported consolidated revenue of $3.3 billion, an increase of 7% compared with the second quarter of 2013. Operating income was $647 million compared with $577 million in the prior year quarter. Adjusted EPS increased 10% to $0.79 .

President & CEO, Marsh Peter Zaffino sold 30,000 shares of MMC stock on Aug. 26 at the average price of $52.48. CFO J. Michael Bischoff sold 11,240 shares of MMC stock on Aug. 12 at the average price of $51.5.

Edwards Lifesciences Corp (EW) Reached the 52-Week High of $99.26

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation was incorporated in Delaware on September 10, 1999. Edwards Lifesciences Corp has a market cap of $10.52 billion; its shares were traded at around $99.26 with a P/E ratio of 14.20 and P/S ratio of 5.12. Edwards Lifesciences Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 18.20% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Edwards Lifesciences Corp the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. reported GAAP net income for its first quarter of 2014 of $60.3 million, compared to $143.9 million a year ago. Non-GAAP net income was $82.1 million compared to $86.7 million the prior year quarter. Net sales for the quarter increased 5.2% to $522.4 million.

Chairman & CEO Michael A Mussallem sold 29,500 shares of EW stock on Aug. 27 at the average price of $98.14.

Check out the complete list of 52-Week Highs.


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