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52-Week High Companies: ScheringPlough Corp., The Pepsi Bottling Group Inc., McAfee Inc., Cerner Corp., and Netease.com Inc.

According to GuruFocus updates, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: ScheringPlough Corp. (SGP), The Pepsi Bottling Group Inc. (PBG), McAfee Inc. (MFE), Cerner Corp. (CERN), and Netease.com Inc. (NTES)

ScheringPlough Corp. (SGP) Reached the 52-Week High of $24.4

ScheringPlough Corporation and its subsidiaries are engaged in the discovery, development, manufacturing, and marketing of pharmaceutical products worldwide, and operates primarily in the prescription pharmaceutical marketplace. ScheringPlough Corp. has a market cap of $41.3 billion; its shares were traded at around $24.4 with a P/E ratio of 13.6 and P/S ratio of 2.2. The dividend yield of ScheringPlough Corp. stocks is 1.1%.

For the 2009 first quarter, Schering-Plough reported net income available to common shareholders of $767 million compared to $276 million in 2008. GAAP net sales for the 2009 first quarter totaled $4.4 billion, down 6 percent as compared to the first quarter of 2008

SGP is in the portfolios of Irving Kahn of Kahn Brothers & Company Inc., Edward Owens of Vanguard Health Care Fund, Bill Nygren of Oak Mark Fund, Bill Nygren of Oak Mark Fund, HOTCHKIS & WILEY of HOTCHKIS & WILEY Capital Management LLC, Chris Davis of Davis Selected Advisers, John Paulson of Paulson & Co., Charles Brandes of Brandes Investment, Richard Pzena of Pzena Investment Management LLC, Daniel Loeb of Third Point, LLC, Jean-Marie Eveillard of Arnhold & S. Bleichroeder Advisers, LLC, and Dodge & Cox.

The Pepsi Bottling Group Inc. (PBG) Reached the 52-Week High of $32.86

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 in March and the price of the stock increased by 88.63%. Sell: President, PBG Europe Yiannis Petrides sold shares in April, and Sell: SVP, Glbl Ops&Sys Transformatn Victor L. Crawford , Sell: Director Susan D Kronick , and Sell: EVP & President, North America Robert C King all sold shares in March.

McAfee Inc. (MFE) Reached the 52-Week High of $39.23

McAfee Inc. creates best-of-breed computer security solutions that prevent intrusions on networks and protect computer systems from the next generation of blended attacks and threats. McAfee's customers span large enterprises, governments, small and medium sized businesses and consumers. McAfee Inc. has a market cap of $6.05 billion; its shares were traded at around $39.23 with a P/E ratio of 24.1 and P/S ratio of 3.7. McAfee Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 21.6% over the past 5 years.

On Apr 30, 2009 McAfee, Inc. reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2009. Revenue reached a record $448 million, an increase of 21 percent compared with the same period last year.

MFE is in the portfolios of PRIMECAP Management and Jean-Marie Eveillard of Arnhold & S. Bleichroeder Advisers, LLC.

Buy: Director Denis Oleary bought 5,000 shares of MFE stock two months ago and the price of the stock has increased by 39.16% since. Several other directors sold shares in May and April.

Cerner Corp. (CERN) Reached the 52-Week High of $58.29

Cerner Corp. designs, develops, markets, installs and supports information, technology, and content solutions for healthcare organizations and consumers. Cerner Corp. has a market cap of $4.69 billion; its shares were traded at around $58.29 with a P/E ratio of 27.6 and P/S ratio of 2.8. Cerner Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 29.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Cerner Corp. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

On Apr 28, 2009, Cerner Corp. announced results for the 2009 first quarter that ended April 4, 2009, delivering strong levels of earnings and cash flow. First quarter revenue increased 2 percent over the year-ago period to $392.3 million.

CERN is in the portfolios of Richard Aster Jr of Meridian Fund, Edward Owens of Vanguard Health Care Fund, PRIMECAP Management.

Sell: Chairman and CEO Neal L Patterson sold 32,400 shares of CERN stock total December through May and the price increased by 4.03% since his latest sell. Many other directors and officers sold shares during May, and Chairman Clifford W Illig sold 5,000 shares in March. The price has increased over 30%.

Netease.com Inc. (NTES) Reached the 52-Week High of $34.58

Netease.com is one of the leading Internet companies in China. The company's web site provides an intimate community setting for millions of registered Chinese users. Members of its web site community enjoy access to free web-based E-mail Online auctions Online chat rooms Personalized web sites Instant messaging Web hosting as well as E-commerce services. Also the company offers easily accessible Content Channels putting its users in instant contact with all of the latest in news and online media. Netease.com Inc. has a market cap of $3.98 billion; its shares were traded at around $32.87 with a P/E ratio of 17.42 and P/S ratio of 9.12. Netease.com Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 52.9% over the past 5 years.

Netease.com Inc. recently reported results for the first quarter of 2008 ended March 31, 2008. Net revenues were $651,923,462 compared to $554,612,112 from the same period in 2007.

Netease.com Inc. is in the portfolios of Bill Miller of Legg Mason Value Trust and Sarah Ketterer of Causeway Capital Management LLC.


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