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Guru Stocks At 52-Week Low: The Procter & Gamble Company, Toyota Motor Corp, The CocaCola Company, Pfizer Inc, United Technologies Corp.

June 30, 2008 | About:

The market was down about 3.1% last week, and the top five stocks of last week that reached their 52-week lows were The Procter & Gamble Company, Toyota Motor Corp, The CocaCola Company, Pfizer Inc, and United Technologies Corp.

Last week top two out of favor industries were the Travel/Leisure and Banking industries. 66 stocks in the travel/leisure industry have reached their 52-week lows, while 1 has reached its 52-week high, giving the travel/leisure industry a low/high ratio of 66. 280 banks have reached their 52-week lows, while 9 have reached their 52-week highs, giving the banking industry a low/high ratio of 31.11.

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The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) Reached the 52-Week Low of $60.49

The prices of The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $60.49, which is 18.3% lower than its 52-week high of $74.67. The Procter & Gamble Company is owned by 11 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 1 has added to their positions during the past quarter. 8 reduced their positions.

The Procter & Gamble Company (P&G) provides branded consumer goods products. The company has a market cap of $184.68 billion; its shares were traded at around $60.49 with a P/E ratio of 17.85 and P/S ratio of 2.33. The dividend yield of The Procter & Gamble Company stocks is 2.53%.

Arnold Van Den Berg owns 12,726 shares as of 03/31/2008 , an increase of 45.22% from the previous quarter. Ruane Cunniff owns 180,120 shares as of 03/31/2008 , which accounts for 0.11% of the $11.52 billion portfolio of Ruane & Cunniff & Goldfarb Inc. Chris Davis owns 18,408,971 shares as of 03/31/2008 , which accounts for 1.57% of the $82275.64 billion portfolio of Davis Selected Advisers. Brian Rogers owns 3,000,000 shares as of 03/31/2008 , which accounts for 1% of the $19.85 billion portfolio of T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund. Ron Baron owns 92,820 shares as of 03/31/2008 , a decrease of 48.92% of from the previous quarter.George Soros and Mark Hillman both sold out their holdings in the quarter that ended on 03/31/2008 . Most notably, Warren Buffett owns 105,847,000 shares as of 03/31/2008 .

Director Kenneth I Chenault bought 1,000 shares of PG stock on 05/22/2008 at the average price of $65.67; the price of the stock has decreased by 7.89% since.

Toyota Motor Corp. (TM) Reached the 52-Week Low of $94.33

The prices of Toyota Motor Corp. (TM) shares have declined to close the 52-week low of $94.33, which is 25.7% lower than its 52-week high of $128.12. Toyota Motor Corp. is owned by 3 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 2 have let their positions unchanged during the past quarter. 1 reduced their positions. Toyota Motor Corporation operates in the automotive industry worldwide. It has a market cap of $148.54 billion, a P/E ratio of 9.31 and a P/S ratio of 0.61.

Automakers have recently reported a sharp drop in sales, as gasoline reaches $4, weak job growth, and low consumer confidence have hurt sales. The industry is also nearing its 28-year low, with many cars and trucks left unsold.

Jean-Marie Eveillard owns 35,000 shares as of 03/31/2008 . Kenneth Fisher owns 2,008 shares as of 03/31/2008 . John Rogers owns 267,125 shares as of 03/31/2008 .

The CocaCola Company (KO) Reached the 52-Week Low of $51.84

The prices of The CocaCola Company (KO) shares have declined to close the 52-week low of $51.84, which is 21.6% lower than its 52-week high of $65.56. The CocaCola Company is owned by 10 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 2 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 7 reduced their positions.

The Coca-Cola Company engages in the manufacture, distribution, and marketing of nonalcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups worldwide. It principally offers sparkling and still beverages. The CocaCola Company has a market cap of $120.41 billion; its shares were traded at around $51.84 with a P/E ratio of 19.50, a P/S ratio of 4.10, and a dividend yield of 2.83%.

An analyst recently said that he recommended investors to continue to buy KO, saying that the stock is cheap and that it has room to grow. "If staples continue as a market performer or underperformer, we believe Coca-Cola is likely to outperform, owing to the company's long-term earnings power, structural exposure to growth markets, and peer-neutral-or-better exposure, directly and indirectly via its bottlers, to rising commodity costs," the analyst wrote.

KO is one of the largest holdings of Warren Buffett. Richard Aster Jr. bought 12,000 shares in the quarter that ended on 03/31/2008 . Jean-Marie Eveillard bought 75,000 shares in the quarter that ended on 03/31/2008 . Arnold Van Den Berg owns 1,627,385 shares as of 03/31/2008 , a decrease of 27.48% of from the previous quarter. Chris Davis owns 165,000 shares as of 03/31/2008 , a decrease of 51.47% of from the previous quarter. Brian Rogers owns 274,027 shares as of 03/31/2008 , a decrease of 90.82% of from the previous quarter. George Soros sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 03/31/2008 .

Pres., European Union Group Dominique Reiniche bought 4,500 shares of KO stock on 05/09/2008 at the average price of $55.96; the price of the stock has decreased by 7.36% since.

Pfizer Inc (PFE) Reached the 52-Week Low of $17.28

The prices of Pfizer Inc (PFE) shares have declined to close the 52-week low of $17.28, which is 33.9% lower than its 52-week high of $26.21. Pfizer Inc is owned by 20 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 2 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 15 reduced their positions.

Pfizer, Inc. engages in the discovery, development, manufacture, and marketing of prescription medicines for humans and animals worldwide. Pfizer Inc has a market cap of $116.9 billion; its shares were traded at around $17.28 with a P/E ratio of 15.74 and P/S ratio of 2.43. The dividend yield of Pfizer Inc stocks is 7.39%.

Pfizer recently reported lower-than-expected results profit. The company announced that its profit dropped 18%, and fell 3% on the news. Rival generics have also but sales for the company’s blood pressure and cholesterol drugs.

Michael Price bought 127,100 shares in the quarter that ended on 03/31/2008 . Robert Bruce owns 160,200 shares as of 03/31/2008 . Edward Owens owns 13,911,570 shares as of 03/31/2008 . Brian Rogers owns 11,191,000 shares as of 03/31/2008 . Dodge & Cox owns 114,881,004 shares as of 03/31/2008 . Richard Snow owns 6,372,710 shares as of 03/31/2008 . Irving Kahn owns 1,653,845 shares as of 03/31/2008 . Richard Pzena owns 28,475,973 shares as of 03/31/2008 . David Dreman owns 16,348,312 shares as of 03/31/2008 . Third Avenue Management owns 1,507,495 shares as of 03/31/2008 , a decrease of 74.92% of from the previous quarter. Bill Miller, Richard Aster Jr., Arnold Van Den Berg, and Martin Whitman all sold out their holdings in the quarter that ended on 03/31/2008 .

Director Johnson Suzanne M Nora bought 10,000 shares of PFE stock on 05/07/2008 at the average price of $19.93; the price of the stock has decreased by 13.3% since.

United Technologies Corp. (UTX) Reached the 52-Week Low of $61.15

The prices of United Technologies Corp. (UTX) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $61.15, which is 19.3% lower than its 52-week high of $82.07. United Technologies Corp. is owned by 7 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 3 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 4 reduced their positions.

United Technologies Corporation provides technology products and services to the building systems and aerospace industries worldwide. The government has a market cap of $59.51 billion; its shares were traded at around $61.15 with a P/E ratio of 13.66, a P/S ratio of 1.09, and a dividend yield of 1.86%.

David Williams owns 1,900,000 shares as of 03/31/2008 , an increase of 11.76% from the previous quarter. David Dreman owns 3,039,917 shares as of 03/31/2008. Jean-Marie Eveillard owns 8,000 shares as of 03/31/2008 , a decrease of 98.52% of from the previous quarter. George Soros and David Tepper both sold out their holdings in the quarter that ended on 03/31/2008 .

SVP, Human Resources and Org. J Thomas Jr Bowler bought 225 shares of UTX stock on 01/28/2008 at the average price of $73.68; the price of the stock has decreased by 17.01% since.

 


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