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Guru Stocks at 52-Week Low: The Dun & Bradstreet Corp, FTI Consulting Inc, Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. Depositary R, Palm Inc, Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc.

March 07, 2010 | About:
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Last week’s top five stocks that reached their 52-week lows were The Dun & Bradstreet Corp, FTI Consulting Inc, Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. Depositary R, Palm Inc, Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. According to GuruFocus updates, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-week lows.

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The Dun & Bradstreet Corp. (DNB) Reached the 52-Week Low of $69.95

The prices of The Dun & Bradstreet Corp. (DNB) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $69.95, which is 17.5% off the 52-week high of $84.64. The Dun & Bradstreet Corp. is owned by 8 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 2 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 7 reduced their positions.

D&B Corp. is a provider of business information. The Dun & Bradstreet Corp. has a market cap of $3.64 billion; its shares were traded at around $69.95 with a P/E ratio of 12.8 and P/S ratio of 2.2. The dividend yield of The Dun & Bradstreet Corp. 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.

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 11.06% since.

FTI Consulting Inc. (FCN) Reached the 52-Week Low of $36.79

The prices of FTI Consulting Inc. (FCN) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $36.79, which is 34.9% off the 52-week high of $56.13. FTI Consulting Inc. is owned by 5 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 3 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 2 reduced their positions.

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a consulting firm with practices in the areas of financial restructuring, litigation support and engineering/scientific investigation. Fti Consulting Inc. has a market cap of $1.91 billion; its shares were traded at around $36.79 with a P/E ratio of 13.5 and P/S ratio of 1.5. Fti Consulting Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 12.4% over the past 5 years. GuruFocus rated Fti Consulting Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

FTI recently reported its fourth quarter 2009 results. For the fourth quarter of 2009, revenues increased 6.2% to $342.9 million from $322.9 million in the prior year period. Net income increased 21.3% to $36.6 million, or $0.71 per diluted common share, from $30.1 million, or $0.56 per diluted common share. EBITDA, a non-GAAP financial measure as defined below, increased 14.5% to $80.8 million, or 23.6% of revenues, from $70.6 million, or 21.9% of revenues, in the fourth quarter of 2008.

Sell:: Director Denis J Callaghan sold 5,625 shares of FCN stock on 02/16/2010 at the average price of 42.16, the price of the stock has decreased by 12.74% since. Many other insiders have also decreased their positions in the company.

Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. Depositary R (TNH) Reached the 52-Week Low of $87.73

The prices of Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. Depositary R (TNH) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $87.73, which is 39.8% off the 52-week high of $145.7. Terra Nitrogen Company L.P. Depositary R is owned by 1 Guru we are tracking.

Terra Nitrogen is a producer and marketer of nitrogen fertilizer and methanol in North America and of nitrogen in the United Kingdom for agricultural and industrial customers. Terra Nitrogen Company L.p. Depositary R has a market cap of $1.62 billion; its shares were traded at around $87.73 with a P/E ratio of 16.2 and P/S ratio of 3.3. Terra Nitrogen Company L.p. Depositary R had an annual average earning growth of 132.8% over the past 5 years.

Palm Inc. (PALM) Reached the 52-Week Low of $5.71

The prices of Palm Inc. (PALM) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $5.71, which is 67.3% off the 52-week high of $17.46. Palm Inc. is owned by 6 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 4 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 3 reduced their positions. 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. Palm Inc. has a market cap of $956.9 million; its shares were traded at around $5.71 with and P/S ratio of 1.2.

George Soros bought 190,075 shares in the quarter that ended on 12/31/2009, which is 0.03% of the $6.95 billion portfolio of Soros Fund Management LLC. Ron Baron bought 252,000 shares in the quarter that ended on 12/31/2009, which is 0.02% of the $14.58 billion portfolio of Baron Funds.

PALM recently reported its second quarter fiscal 2010 results. The company reported that total revenues in the second quarter of fiscal year 2010, ended Nov. 27, 2009, were $78.1 million. Gross profit was $5.5 million, and gross margin was 7%.

Richard Perry owns 6,500,000 shares as of 12/31/2009, an increase of 25% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 1.95% of the $3.34 billion portfolio of Perry Capital. Andreas Halvorsen owns 101,798 shares as of 12/31/2009, which accounts for 0.01% of the $8.78 billion portfolio of Viking Global Investors LP. 2 gurus sold out their positions in the company.

Buy:: Director, 10% Owner Fred D Anderson bought 2,153,846 shares of PALM stock on 09/22/2009 at the average price of 16.25, the price of the stock has decreased by 64.86% since. There are insider trades from other insider, click on the company symbol (PALM) for details.

Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ISIS) Reached the 52-Week Low of $8.9

The prices of Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ISIS) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $8.9, which is 53.7% off the 52-week high of $18.7. Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. is owned by 2 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 2 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 2 reduced their positions. Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a genomics-based drug discoveryand development company that is focused on RNA. Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. has a market cap of $875.6 million; its shares were traded at around $8.9 with and P/S ratio of 8.

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 19.6% since. Many other insiders have also decreased their positions in the company.


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