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52-Week High Companies: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Amazon.com Inc., HDFC Bank Ltd., URS Corp., and Elbit Systems Ltd.

June 06, 2009 | About:

According to GuruFocus updates, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TEVA), Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), HDFC Bank Ltd. (HDB), URS Corp. (URS), and Elbit Systems Ltd. (ESLT)

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TEVA) Reached the 52-Week High of $47.77

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. Develops, manufactures, and markets generic pharmaceuticals. The company markets a variety of dosage forms including both extended and immediate release tablets and capsules creams, ointments, solutions, and suspensions. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. has a market cap of $42.45 billion; its shares were traded at around $47.77 with a P/E ratio of 16.9 and P/S ratio of 3.8. The dividend yield of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. stocks is 0.9%. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. had an annual average earning growth of 42.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. recently reported net sales of $3.15 billion, up 22% compared to the first quarter of 2008. Non-GAAP net income was $634 million, up 4% compared with the first quarter of 2008. GAAP net income totaled $451 million.

TEVA is in the portfolios of Ken Heebner of CAPITAL GROWTH MANAGEMENT LP, Sarah Ketterer of CAUSEWAY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC, and Kenneth Fisher of Fisher Asset Management, LLC.

Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) Reached the 52-Week High of $87.56

Amazon.com Inc. seeks to be the world's most customer-centric company where customers can find and discover anything they may want to buy online. The company lists unique items in categories such as books, music, DVDs, videos, consumer electronics, and more. Amazon.com Inc. has a market cap of $37.53 billion; its shares were traded at around $87.56 with a P/E ratio of 55.8 and P/S ratio of 1.9.

On April 23, 2009, Amazon.com Inc. reported results for the first period of 2009. Net sales increased 18% to $4.89 billion in the first quarter, compared with $4.13 billion in first quarter 2008. Net income increased 24% to $177 million in the first quarter, compared with net income of $143 million in first quarter 2008.

AMZN is in the portfolios of Bill Miller of Legg Mason Value Trust, Bill Miller of Legg Mason Value Trust, John Griffin of Blue Ridge Capital, Ken Heebner of CAPITAL GROWTH MANAGEMENT LP, John Hussman of Hussman Economtrics Advisors, Inc., Chris Davis of Davis Selected Advisers, PRIMECAP Management, and Ron Baron of Baron Funds.

Sell: Chairman, CEO and President, 10% Owner Jeffrey P Bezos sold 1,000,000 shares of AMZN stock last month; the price of the stock has increased by 10.75% since. Several other directors sold shares this month and last.

HDFC Bank Ltd. (HDB) Reached the 52-Week High of $102.51

HDFC Bank's mission is to be a World Class Indian Bank. The bank aims to ensure the highest level of ethical standards, professional integrity, and regulatory compliance. HDFC Bank's business philosophy is based on four core values: Operational Excellence Customer Focus Product Leadership and People. HDFC Bank Ltd. has a market cap of $12.11 billion; its shares were traded at around $102.51 with a P/E ratio of 29.6 and P/S ratio of 2.8. HDFC Bank Ltd. had an annual average earning growth of 60.7% over the past 5 years.

HDB is in the portfolio of Kenneth Fisher of Fisher Asset Management, LLC.

URS Corp. (URS) Reached the 52-Week High of $51.56

URS Corporation offers a broad range of planning design and program and construction management services for transportation, hazardous waste, industrial processing and petrochemical general building and water/wastewater projects. URS Corp. has a market cap of $4.38 billion; its shares were traded at around $51.56 with a P/E ratio of 17.2 and P/S ratio of 0.4.

On May. 13, 2009, URS Corporation reported its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2009, which ended on April 3, 2009. Revenues for the quarter were $2.52 billion, an 11.6% increase from the $2.26 billion recorded during the first quarter of 2008. URS net income was $75.5 million, a 52.8% increase from the $49.4 million reported in the year-ago period.

URS is in the portfolios of David Einhorn of Greenlight Capital Inc and David Dreman of Dreman Value Management.

Sell: Director, CEO, Chairman, Pres. Martin M Koffel sold 123,904 shares of URS stock throughout December and May; the price of the stock has increased by 10.27% since his latest sell. Many other directors sold shares in May and June, and Sell: VP, Controller, Chief Acct Off Reed H Brimhall sold 2,023 shares in March.

Elbit Systems Ltd. (ESLT) Reached the 52-Week High of $61.44

Elbit Systems is a worldwide leader in Night Vision Goggles Head-Up Displays (``NVG-HUD''). The company is a major supplier to the U.S Army and U.S. Marine Corps, providing Night Vision Head-Up Display systems for use in various types of helicopters. Elbit Systems Ltd. has a market cap of $2.59 billion; its shares were traded at around $61.44 with a P/E ratio of 17.2 and P/S ratio of 1. The dividend yield of Elbit Systems Ltd. stocks is 2.3%. Elbit Systems Ltd. had an annual average earning growth of 20.5% over the past 5 years.

On May 20, 2009, Elbit Systems Ltd announced results for the first quarter of 2009. Consolidated revenues increased by 6.6% to $656.9 million, as compared to $616.1 million in the first quarter of 2008.


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