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52-Week High Companies: McAfee Inc., LAN Airlines S.A., Cree Inc., F5 Networks Inc., and Tellabs Inc.

June 20, 2009 | About:
According to GuruFocus updates, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: McAfee Inc. (MFE), Lan Airlines S.A. (LFL), Cree Inc. (CREE), F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV), and Tellabs Inc. (TLAB),

McAfee Inc. (MFE) Reached the 52-Week High of $40.26

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 include large enterprises, governments, small and medium sized businesses, and consumers. McAfee Inc. has a market cap of $6.26 billion; its shares were traded at around $40.26 with a P/E ratio of 24.6 and P/S ratio of 3.9. McAfee Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 21.6% over the past 5 years.

On April 30, McAfee Inc. reported financial results for the period 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, Jean-Marie Eveillard of Arnhold & S. Bleichroeder Advisers, LLC.

In February, Buy: Director Denis Oleary bought 5,000 shares of MFE stock; the price of the stock has increased by 42.82% since. Sell: EVP, General Counsel Mark D Cochran , Sell: EVP & CTO Christopher S Bolin , and Sell: CAO, SVP Finance Keith S Krzeminski all sold shares in the past couple months.

Lan Airlines S.A. (LFL) Reached the 52-Week High of $12.5

Lan Chile S.A provides domestic and international passenger and air cargo services in Latin America, the U.S., Europe, and the South Pacific. Lan Airlines S.A. has a market cap of $4.23 billion; its shares were traded at around $12.5 with a P/E ratio of 11.2 and P/S ratio of 0.9. The dividend yield of Lan Airlines S.A. stocks is 3.1%. Lan Airlines S.A. had an annual average earning growth of 52.4% over the past 5 years.

Cree Inc. (CREE) Reached the 52-Week High of $30.41

Cree Inc. is a market-leading innovator and manufacturer of semiconductors that enhance the value of solid-state lighting power and communications products by significantly increasing their energy performance and efficiency. Cree customers range from innovative lighting-fixtures makers to defense-related federal agencies. Cree Inc. has a market cap of $2.7 billion; its shares were traded at around $30.41 with a P/E ratio of 72.4 and P/S ratio of 5.4. Cree Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 9% over the past 10 years.

On January 20, 2009, Cree, Inc. announced revenue of $147.6 million for its second quarter of fiscal 2009, ended December 28, 2008. This represents a 24% increase compared to revenue of $119.0 million reported for the second fiscal quarter last year. GAAP net income for the second quarter was $10.7 million, compared to net income of $6.6 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2008.

CREE is in the portfolios of PRIMECAP Management.

Sell: Director Arx Dolph W Von sold 40,000 shares of CREE stock this month; the price of the stock has decreased by 1.3% since.Sell: Director John W Palmour , Sell: Director Harvey A Wagner , and Sell: Director Arx Dolph W Von sold shares in May, and Sell: Director John W Palmour sold shares in April.

F5 Networks Inc. (FFIV) Reached the 52-Week High of $34.17

F5 Networks Inc. is a leading provider of integrated Internet traffic and content management solutions designed to improve the availability and performance of mission-critical Internet-based servers and applications. F5 Networks Inc. has a market cap of $2.68 billion; its shares were traded at around $34.17 with a P/E ratio of 32.2 and P/S ratio of 4.1. F5 Networks Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 32.7% over the past 5 years.

On April 22, 2009, F5 Networks Inc. announced revenue of $154.1 million for the second quarter of fiscal 2009, down and three percent from $159.1 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2008. GAAP net income for the second quarter was $19.0 million compared to $17.7 million.

Sell: President and CEO John Mcadam sold 180,000 shares of FFIV stock in May and the price of the stock has increased by 13.82% since.

Sell: Sr. VP, Worldwide Sales Mark Anderson , Sell: Sr. VP and General Counsel Jeffrey A Christianson , Sell: Sr.VP, Chief Finance Officer Andrew Reinland , Sell: Sr.VP,Chief Accounting Officer John Edward Rodriguez , and Sell: Sr. VP and General Counsel Jeffrey A Christianson all sold shares this month.

Tellabs Inc. (TLAB) Reached the 52-Week High of $5.78

Tellabs helps the world's leading communications service providers build tomorrow's converged networks of voice data and video. Tellabs employees design build and service optical networking broadband access and next-generation switching equipment. (Company Press Release) Tellabs Inc. has a market cap of $2.29 billion; its shares were traded at around $5.78 with a P/E ratio of 27.5 and P/S ratio of 1.3.

Tellabs' first-quarter 2009 revenue totaled $362 million, compared with $464 million in the first quarter of 2008.

TLAB is in the portfolios of Third Avenue Management, Martin Whitman of Third Avenue Value Fund, Martin Whitman of Third Avenue Value Fund, and HOTCHKIS & WILEY of HOTCHKIS & WILEY Capital Management LLC.

In May, Sell: EVP & CIO Jean K Holley sold 882 shares of TLAB stock and the price of the stock increased by 9.06%. He also sold 5,000 shares in December.

About the author:

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Jae Jun is the author of Old School Value, a value investing blog dedicated to the Old School methodologies and teachings of the investment greats such as Graham, Buffett and Fisher. The blog deals with finding intrinsic value, fundamental stock analysis and special situations including spinoffs and merger arbitrage.

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