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Guru Stocks at 52-Week Low: Unilever PLC, Yahoo! Inc, Whole Foods Market Inc, IAC/InterActiveCorp New, Quest Resource Corp.

September 01, 2008 | About:

The market was down about 0.6% last week, but there are not as many stocks that reached their 52-week lows as the last few weeks. Five of last week’s 52-week low companies were Unilever PLC, Yahoo! Inc, Whole Foods Market Inc, IAC/InterActiveCorp New, and Quest Resource Corp.

Last week’s top two out of favor industries were the Travel/Leisure and Mobile Telecom industries. 9 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 9. 4 Mobile Telecom stocks have reached their 52-week lows, while 1 has reached its 52-week high, giving the Mobile Telecom industry a low/high ratio of 4.

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Unilever PLC (UL) Reached the 52-Week Low of $26.82

The prices of Unilever PLC (UL) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $26.82, which is 30.5% off the 52-week high of $38.25. Unilever PLC is owned by 5 Gurus we are tracking. 3 reduced their positions in the company.

Unilever plc is engaged in manufacturing of branded and packaged consumer goods including food detergents and personal care products. It has a market cap of $18.81 billion; its shares were traded at around $26.82 with a P/E ratio of 3.38 and P/S ratio of 0.32. The dividend yield of Unilever PLC stocks is 3.7%.

Kenneth Fisher owns 23,635 shares as of 06/30/2008 . John Keeley owns 10,800 shares as of 06/30/2008 . Tweedy Browne owns 412,708 shares as of 06/30/2008 . Charles Brandes owns 141,924 shares as of 06/30/2008 . Sarah Ketterer owns 128,878 shares as of 06/30/2008 , a decrease of 54.97% of from the previous quarter.

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Reached the 52-Week Low of $19.38

The prices of Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) shares have declined to close the 52-week low of $19.38, which is 43.4% off the 52-week high of $33.63. Yahoo! Inc. is owned by 9 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 2 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 6 reduced their positions.

Yahoo! Inc. is a global Internet communications commerce and media company that offers a comprehensive branded network of services and has a market cap of $26.86 billion. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.99 and a P/S ratio of 3.77.

Bill Miller owns 8,141,800 shares as of 03/31/2008 . Ron Baron owns 86,505 shares as of 06/30/2008 , a decrease of 57.3% of from the previous quarter. Jean-Marie Eveillard owns 50,000 shares as of 06/30/2008 , a decrease of 92.4% of from the previous quarter. George Soros sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2008 .

Most significantly, investor Carl Icahn bought 55,029,056 shares in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2008 , which is 23.43% of the $4.85 billion portfolio of Icahn Capital Management LP.

Chief Accounting Officer Michael A Murray bought 6,000 shares of YHOO stock on 08/26/2008 at the average price of $19.11; the price of the stock has increased by 1.41% since.

Whole Foods Market Inc. (WFMI) Reached the 52-Week Low of $18.31

The prices of Whole Foods Market Inc. (WFMI) shares have declined to close the 52-week low of $18.31, which is 65.5% off the 52-week high of $53.2. Whole Foods Market Inc. is owned by 5 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 4 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 1 reduced their positions.

Whole Foods Market is the largest purveyor of natural foods in the world. It has a market cap of $2.57 billion; its shares were traded at around $18.31 with a P/E ratio of 17.47 and P/S ratio of 0.32. The dividend yield of Whole Foods Market Inc. stocks is 4.34%.

Brian Rogers bought 1,500,000 shares in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2008 . Ruane Cunniff owns 3,779,082 shares as of 06/30/2008 , an increase of 22.66% from the previous quarter. Chris Davis owns 7,026,879 shares as of 06/30/2008 . Mark Hillman owns 1,304,224 shares as of 06/30/2008 . Ron Baron owns 61,400 shares as of 06/30/2008 , a decrease of 98.35% of from the previous quarter.

Director John Elstrott bought 6,000 shares of WFMI stock on 08/11/2008 at the average price of $18.75; the price of the stock has decreased by 2.35% since.

IAC/InterActiveCorp New (IACID) Reached the 52-Week Low of $16.6

The prices of IAC/InterActiveCorp New (IACID) shares have declined to close the 52-week low of $16.6, which is 73.9% off the 52-week high of $63.68. IAC/InterActiveCorp New is owned by 3 Gurus we are tracking. All reduced their positions in the company during the past quarter. It has a market cap of $2.32 billion with a P/S ratio of 0.36.

Ruane Cunniff owns 5,025 shares as of 06/30/2008 . Wallace Weitz owns 2,093,057 shares as of 06/30/2008 . Bill Miller owns 3,723,400 shares as of 03/31/2008 , a decrease of 57.77% of from the previous quarter.George Soros sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 06/30/2008 .

Director Steven Rattner sold 10,266 shares of IACID stock on 05/30/2008 at the average price of $45.46; the price of the stock has decreased by 63.48% since.

Quest Resource Corp. (QRCP) Reached the 52-Week Low of $4.81

The prices of Quest Resource Corp. (QRCP) shares have declined to close the 52-week low of $4.81, which is 52.8% off the 52-week high of $13.45. Quest Resource Corp. is owned by 3 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 2 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 0 reduced their positions. Quest Resource Corp. has a market cap of $155.57 million; its shares were traded at around $4.81 with P/S ratio of 0.98.

Carl Icahn owns 868,002 shares as of 06/30/2008 , which accounts for 0.2% of the $4.85 billion portfolio of Icahn Capital Management LP.


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