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Guru Stocks at 52-Week Low: Dun & Bradstreet Corp, GameStop Corp, Dean Foods Company, SunPower Corp, Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc.

February 21, 2010 | About:
Last week’s top five stocks that reached their 52-week lows were Dun & Bradstreet Corp, GameStop Corp, Dean Foods Company, SunPower Corp, Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. According to GuruFocus updates, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-week lows.

Last week’s top two out of favor industries were the Fixed Line Telecommunications and Banking industry. 1 Fixed Line Telecommunications company has reached its 52-week low, while 1 has reached its 52-week high, giving the industry a low/high ratio of 1. In the Banking industry, 11 stocks have reached their 52-week lows, while 46 have reached their 52-week highs, giving the industry a low/high ratio of 0.24.

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Dun & Bradstreet Corp. The (DNB) Reached the 52-Week Low of $71.32

The prices of Dun & Bradstreet Corp. The (DNB) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $71.32, which is 17.5% off the 52-week high of $84.64. Dun & Bradstreet Corp. The is owned by 6 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 2 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 5 reduced their positions.

D&B Corp. is a provider of business information. Their information and technology solutions help businesses reduce credit risk, find profitable customers, manage customer and vendor relationships more efficiently and collect cash and receivables. Dun & Bradstreet Corp. The has a market cap of $3.71 billion; its shares were traded at around $71.32 with a P/E ratio of 13.1 and P/S ratio of 2.2. The dividend yield of Dun & Bradstreet Corp. The stocks is 1.9%.

Dun & Bradstreet recently reported its 2009 results. Total revenue for the fourth quarter of 2009 was $463.7 million. This result is down 3 percent as compared to the prior year period, which included the results of our Italian operations divested in the second quarter of 2009, before the effect of foreign exchange (down 2 percent after the effect of foreign exchange).

John Rogers owns 1,134,467 shares as of 12/31/2009, an increase of 226.18% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 1.95% of the $4.91 billion portfolio of ARIEL CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC. Other insiders have also decreased their positions in the company.

Sell:: Chairman and CEO Steven W Alesio sold 114,915 shares of DNB stock on 12/02/2009 at the average price of 78.65, the price of the stock has decreased by 9.32% since.

GameStop Corp. (GME) Reached the 52-Week Low of $19.31

The prices of GameStop Corp. (GME) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $19.31, which is 41.9% off the 52-week high of $32.42. GameStop Corp. is owned by 7 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 6 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 2 reduced their positions.

GameStop Corp. is a video game and entertainment software retailer. Gamestop Corp. has a market cap of $3.18 billion; its shares were traded at around $19.31 with a P/E ratio of 8.4 and P/S ratio of 0.4. Gamestop Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 11.2% over the past 5 years.

Gamestop recently reported its third quarter results. The company announced that its total company sales in the quarter were $1.83 billion, an 8.2% increase as compared to sales of $1.70 billion in the prior year quarter. New software sales grew 9.4%, advancing our new video game market share by 150 basis points over last year. Used product sales increased 19.4%, on top of the 19.3% increase in the third quarter of 2008. Comparable store sales decreased 7.8%, attributable primarily to a decline in new video game hardware sales.

John Hussman bought 2,394,000 shares in the quarter that ended on 12/31/2009. David Dreman bought 124,490 shares in the quarter that ended on 12/31/2009. Richard Snow owns 198,600 shares as of 12/31/2009, an increase of 87.01% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.16% of the $2.69 billion portfolio of Snow Capital Management, L.P..

Sell:: CEO Daniel A Dematteo sold 65,934 shares of GME stock on 02/10/2010 at the average price of 18.82, the price of the stock has increased by 2.6% since. Many other insiders have also decreased their positions in the company.

Dean Foods Company (DF) Reached the 52-Week Low of $14.63

The prices of Dean Foods Company (DF) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $14.63, which is 34.0% off the 52-week high of $21.92. Dean Foods Company is owned by 6 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 2 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 4 reduced their positions.

Dean Foods Company is a processor and distributor of fresh milk and other dairy products. Dean Foods Company has a market cap of $2.64 billion; its shares were traded at around $14.63 with a P/E ratio of 9.1 and P/S ratio of 0.2. Dean Foods Company had an annual average earning growth of 4.8% over the past 10 years.

Dean Foods recently reported its fourth quarter and full year 2009 results. The company announced that it earned $1.38 per diluted share for the full year 2009, as compared to $1.20 per diluted share for the full year 2008. On an adjusted basis (as defined below), the Company earned $1.59 per diluted share for the full year 2009, an increase of 22% over $1.30 for the full year 2008.

David Williams owns 3,200,000 shares as of 12/31/2009, which accounts for 0.82% of the $7.03 billion portfolio of Columbia Value and Restructuring Fund. Jean-Marie Eveillard owns 1,479,090 shares as of 12/31/2009, which accounts for 0.25% of the $10.84 billion portfolio of Arnhold & S. Bleichroeder Advisers, LLC.

There are mixed insider trades in the company.

SunPower Corp. (SPWRA) Reached the 52-Week Low of $19.79

The prices of SunPower Corp. (SPWRA) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $19.79, which is 45.9% off the 52-week high of $35.15. SunPower Corp. is owned by 1 Gurus we are tracking. 3 reduced their positions in the company.

SunPower Corp. designs and manufactures high-efficiency silicon solar cells and solar panels based on an all-back contact cell design. Sunpower Corp. has a market cap of $1.92 billion; its shares were traded at around $19.79 with a P/E ratio of 22.3 and P/S ratio of 1.4.

Sunpower recently reported its third quarter results. Revenue for the 2009 third quarter was $466 million which compares to $298 million in the second quarter of 2009 and $378 million in the third quarter of 2008. The company's Components and Systems segments accounted for 64% and 36% of third-quarter 2009 revenue, respectively. "Our third-quarter results demonstrate the value of our diversified market and vertical integration strategy as we benefitted from our growing dealer channel and successfully executed on our large scale project commitments," said Tom Werner, SunPower's CEO. "We further expanded our dealer partner network into countries such as France, Korea and Canada, and added new partners to our existing markets. As we build our utility and power plant business around the world, our superior technology performance and rapid deployment capability continues to make SunPower a preferred partner with customers and financiers.

John Hussman owns 1,400,000 shares as of 12/31/2009, which accounts for 0.66% of the $5.04 billion portfolio of Hussman Economtrics Advisors, Inc.. Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 12/31/2009.

Sell:: CEO Thomas H Werner sold 25,000 shares of SPWRA stock on 10/23/2009 at the average price of 28.73, the price of the stock has decreased by 31.12% since. Other insiders have also decreased their positions in the company.

Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ISIS) Reached the 52-Week Low of $8.97

The prices of Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ISIS) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $8.97, which is 53.7% off the 52-week high of $18.7. Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. is owned by 1 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 1 has added to their positions during the past quarter. 1 reduced their position.

Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a genomics-based drug discoveryand development company that is focused on RNA. Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. has a market cap of $882.4 million; its shares were traded at around $8.97 with and P/S ratio of 8.3.

Iris Pharmaceuticals recently reported its third quarter 2009 results. The company announced that it had a net loss of $3.4 million, and a net operating loss of $6.9 million.

Jean-Marie Eveillard bought 50,000 shares in the quarter that ended on 12/31/2009, which is 0.01% of the $10.84 billion portfolio of Arnhold & S. Bleichroeder Advisers, LLC.

Sell:: Chairman, President, CEO Stanley T Crooke sold 6,535 shares of ISIS stock on 12/30/2009 at the average price of 11.07, the price of the stock has decreased by 18.97% since. Other insiders have also decreased their positions in the company.

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