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Guru Stocks at 52-Week Low: The Dun & Bradstreet Corp, Tata Communications Ltd, Tetra Tech Inc, Tower Group Inc, Palm Inc, Sycamore Networks Inc.

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Last week’s top five stocks that reached their 52-week lows were The Dun & Bradstreet Corp, Tata Communications Ltd, Tetra Tech Inc, Tower Group Inc, Palm Inc, Sycamore Networks 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 $70.73

The prices of The Dun & Bradstreet Corp. (DNB) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $70.73, which is 18.1% 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. 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. The Dun & Bradstreet Corp. has a market cap of $3.61 billion; its shares were traded at around $70.73 with a P/E ratio of 12.9 and P/S ratio of 2.1. The dividend yield of The Dun & Bradstreet Corp. stocks is 2%.

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. Dodge & Cox owns 6,175 shares as of 12/31/2009, which accounts for less than 0.01% of the $80.27 billion portfolio of Dodge & Cox. 3 other gurus left their positions unchanged or slightly adjusted.

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 10.07% since. Many other insiders have also decreased their positions in the company.

Tata Communications Ltd. (TCL) Reached the 52-Week Low of $12.51

The prices of Tata Communications Ltd. (TCL) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $12.51, which is 53.7% off the 52-week high of $26.71. Tata Communications Ltd. is owned by 1 Guru we are tracking.

Tata Communications Limited along with its global subsidiaries is a global provider of the new world of communications. Tata Communications Ltd. has a market cap of $1.78 billion; its shares were traded at around $12.51 with and P/S ratio of 2.3. The dividend yield of Tata Communications Ltd. stocks is 1.3%.

Tetra Tech Inc. (TTEK) Reached the 52-Week Low of $20.88

The prices of Tetra Tech Inc. (TTEK) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $20.88, which is 36.8% off the 52-week high of $31.96. Tetra Tech Inc. is owned by 3 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 2 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 2 reduced their positions.

TETRA TECH, INC. provides comprehensive environmental engineering and consulting services addressing complex water contamination and other environmental problems. Tetra Tech Inc. has a market cap of $1.29 billion; its shares were traded at around $20.88 with a P/E ratio of 16.7 and P/S ratio of 0.6.

Tetra Tech recently reported its first quarter results. Revenue in the quarter was $542.0 million, down 15.1% from $638.7 million, and revenue, net of subcontractor costs, was $343.5 million, up 4.1% from $330.0 million for the same quarter last year. Income from operations was $31.1 million, up 8.7% from $28.6 million for the same quarter last year. Net income was $18.7 million, up 14.7% from $16.3 million for the same quarter last year. Diluted EPS was $0.30, up 11.4% from $0.27 for the same quarter last year.

Ron Baron owns 4,593,285 shares as of 12/31/2009, an increase of 35.23% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.86% of the $14.58 billion portfolio of Baron Funds.

Sell:: SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT Douglas G Smith sold 14,619 shares of TTEK stock on 12/11/2009 at the average price of 26.08, the price of the stock has decreased by 19.94% since.

Tower Group Inc. (TWGP) Reached the 52-Week Low of $22.05

The prices of Tower Group Inc. (TWGP) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $22.05, which is 23.1% off the 52-week high of $27.74. Tower Group Inc. is owned by 7 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 6 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 1 reduced their positions.

Tower Group Inc operates through two subsidiaries, Tower Insurance Company of New York, a New York licensed property and casualty insurer, and Tower Risk Management Corporation, an insurance services provider. Tower Group Inc. has a market cap of $991.9 million; its shares were traded at around $22.05 with a P/E ratio of 7.2 and P/S ratio of 1. The dividend yield of Tower Group Inc. stocks is 1.3%.

NWQ Managers owns 2,367,308 shares as of 09/30/2009, an increase of 59.38% from the previous quarter. David Williams sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 12/31/2009.

Sell:: SVP, Operations Laurie Ranegar sold 808 shares of TWGP stock on 11/19/2009 at the average price of 24.57, the price of the stock has decreased by 10.26% since.

Palm Inc. (PALM) Reached the 52-Week Low of $5.53

The prices of Palm Inc. (PALM) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $5.53, which is 68.3% 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 $926.8 million; its shares were traded at around $5.53 with and P/S ratio of 1.3.

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%.

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. 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.

John Griffin sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 12/31/2009. Lee Ainslie sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 12/31/2009.

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 65.97% since. There are mixed trades with other insiders.

Sycamore Networks Inc. (SCMRD) Reached the 52-Week Low of $19.56

The prices of Sycamore Networks Inc. (SCMRD) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $19.56, which is 45.7% off the 52-week high of $36. Sycamore Networks Inc. is owned by 5 Gurus we are tracking. Sycamore Networks Inc. has a market cap of $555.5 million; its shares were traded at around $19.56 with and P/S ratio of 8.2.

Sycamore Networks recently reported its second quarter 2009 results. The company announced that its revenue was $16.2 million, compared with $11.7 million in the second quarter of 2009.

Martin Whitman owns 15,017,952 shares as of 10/31/2009, an increase of 1401.8% from the previous quarter. George Soros owns 9,720 shares as of 12/31/2009, an increase of 27.06% from the previous quarter. Third Avenue Management owns 5,289,002 shares as of 12/31/2009, an increase of 15.84% from the previous quarter. Third Avenue Management owns 5,289,002 shares as of 12/31/2009, which accounts for 2.11% of the $5.23 billion portfolio of Third Avenue Management.

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