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Guru Stocks at 52-Week Highs: The Pepsi Bottling Group, Palm Inc., Brinks Home Security Holdings Inc., AMAG Pharmaceuticals, and Cubic Corp

May 17, 2009 | About:
Saj Karsan

According to GuruFocus updates, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: The Pepsi Bottling Group Inc. (PBG), Palm Inc. (PALM), Brinks Home Security Holdings Inc. (CFL), AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AMAG), and Cubic Corp (CUB)

The Pepsi Bottling Group Inc. (PBG) Reached the 52-Week High of $32.28

The Pepsi Bottling Group Inc. is the world's largest manufacturer seller and distributor of Pepsi-Cola beverages. Pepsi-Cola beverages sold include Pepsi-Cola, Diet Pepsi, Mountain Dew, and Lipton. The Pepsi Bottling Group Inc. has a market cap of $6.83 billion; its shares were traded at around $32.28 with a P/E ratio of 14.4 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of The Pepsi Bottling Group Inc. stocks is 2.1%. The Pepsi Bottling Group Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 7.1% over the past 5 years.

On April 22, 2009, the Pepsi Bottling Group, Inc. reported first quarter 2009 net income of $57 million. This compares to net income of $28 million that the company reported in the first quarter of 2008.

Sell: SVP and CFO Alfred H Drewes sold 11,880 shares of PBG stock on 3/05/2009 and the price of the stock has increased by over 85%. Sell: SVP, Glbl Ops&Sys Transformatn Victor L. Crawford , Sell: EVP & President, North America Robert C King , and Sell: Director Susan D Kronick sold shares the same month.

Sell: President, PBG Europe Yiannis Petrides sold 10,000 shares in April; the price of the stock increased by 5.87% since his latest sell.

Palm Inc. (PALM) Reached the 52-Week High of $11.3

Palm Inc., a leader in mobile computing, strives to put the power of computing in people's hands so they can access and share their most important information. The company's products include mobile managers under the LifeDrive brand; handheld computers under the Tungsten and Zire brands; and other software and accessories. Palm Inc. has a market cap of $1.56 billion; its shares were traded at around $11.3 with and P/S ratio of 1.2.

On Mar 19, 2009, Palm, Inc. reported that total revenue in the third quarter of fiscal year 2009, ended Feb. 27, 2009, was $90.6 million. Net loss applicable to common shareholders for the third quarter of fiscal year 2009 was $(98.0) million, or $(0.89) per diluted common share.

PALM is in the portfolios of Lee Ainslie, Andreas Halvorsen of Viking Global Investors LP, Jean-Marie Eveillard of Arnhold & S. Bleichroeder Advisers, LLC.Recent Trades of

Buy: Director, 10% Owner Partners, L.p. Elevation bought 8,166,666 shares of PALM stock on 3/09/2009 at the average price of $6; the price of the stock has increased by 88.33% since.

Brinks Home Security Holdings Inc. (CFL) Reached the 52-Week High of $27.71

Brink’s Home Security Holdings Inc. is one of the premier providers of security system monitoring services for residential and commercial properties in North America. The comopany operates in more than 250 metropolitan areas and services approximately 1.3 million customers across the Unites States and Canada. Brinks Home Security Holdings Inc. has a market cap of $1.27 billion; its shares were traded at around $27.71 with and P/S ratio of 2.4.

On May 6, 2009, Brink’s Home Security Holdings Inc. reported financial results for the first quarter of 2009. Revenue was $136.0 million, representing an increase of 6.4 percent from $127.8 million recorded in the same period one year ago. Net income for the first quarter of 2009 was $15.2, representing an increase of 18.8 percent from net income of $12.8 million in the same period last year.

CFL is in the portfolios of John Keeley of Keeley Fund Management, George Soros of Soros Fund Management LLC, George Soros of Soros Fund Management LLC.

AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AMAG) Reached the 52-Week High of $53.5

AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that utilizes its proprietary nanoparticle technology for the development and commercialization of therapeutic iron compounds to treat anemia and novel imaging agents to aid in the diagnosis of cancer and cardiovascular disease. AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc. has a market cap of $910.7 million; its shares were traded at around $53.5 with and P/S ratio of 469.9. AMAG Pharmaceuticals Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 94.4% over the past 5 years.

Buy: 10% Owner Capital Partners Gp Llc Adage bought 96,637 shares of AMAG stock on 3/12/2009; the price of the stock has increased by 111.3% since. Buy: 10% Owner Capital Partners Gp Llc Adage also bought 133,061 shares on 03/04/2009. Sell: SVP - Commercial Operations Timothy G Healey sold 1,020 shares of AMAG stock on in December and the price has increased more than 62% since.

Cubic Corp (CUB) Reached the 52-Week High of $33.64

Cubic Corporation is the parent company of two major business segments: defense and transportation. The Cubic Defense Applications group is a world leader in realistic combat training systems mission support services and defense electronics. Cubic Transportation Systems designs and manufactures automatic fare collection systems for public transit authorities. Cubic Corp has a market cap of $899.3 million; its shares were traded at around $33.64 with a P/E ratio of 18.4 and P/S ratio of 1. The dividend yield of Cubic Corp stocks is 0.5%. Cubic Corp had an annual average earning growth of 16.9% over the past 10 years.

On May 7, 2009, Cubic Corporation reported higher earnings on higher sales for the quarter ended March 31, 2009. Sales for the second fiscal quarter were $242.8 million compared to $210.3 million last year, and net income increased by 48 percent to $14.2 million or 53 cents per share this year from $9.6 million or 36 cents per share last year.


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Comments

hondafan78
Hondafan78 - 5 years ago
So are these stocks going higher still? Is their reaching new 52 week highs indicative of their strength relative to similar companies? Does that mean they will be the first to POP once the general market turns up?

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