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52-Week High Companies: BCE Inc., NovoNordisk A/S, Republic Services Inc., Infosys Technologies Ltd., and Apple Inc.

June 28, 2010 | About:
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According to GuruFocus updates, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs: BCE Inc. (BCE), NovoNordisk A/S (NVO), Republic Services Inc. (RSG), Infosys Technologies Ltd. (INFY), and Apple Inc. (AAPL).

BCE INC. (BCE) Reached the 52-Week High of $30.21

BCE Inc. is Canada's largest communications company. B C E Inc has a market cap of $22.93 billion; its shares were traded at around $30.21 with a P/E ratio of 12.3 and P/S ratio of 1.6. The dividend yield of B C E Inc stocks is 5.6%. B C E Inc had an annual average earning growth of 7.9% over the past 10 years.



On May 6, BCE Inc. reported results for the first quarter of 2010. BCE reported improved financial performance with net earnings applicable to common shares growing by 61.3% to $608 million, cash flows from operating activities growing by 18.7% to $1,098 million and free cash flow more than doubling year over year to $545 million.



BCE Inc. is in the portfolios of Prem Watsa, Paul Tudor Jones, Jim Simons, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Bruce Koyner, Jean-Marie Eveillard, Steven Cohen, Jeremy Grantham, and George Soros.



NovoNordisk A/S (NVO) Reached the 52-Week High of $83.22



Novo Nordisk is a world leader in insulin and diabetes care and also manufactures and markets a variety of other pharmaceutical products. Novonordisk A/s has a market cap of $51.6 billion; its shares were traded at around $83.22 with a P/E ratio of 23.2 and P/S ratio of 5.4. The dividend yield of Novonordisk A/s stocks is 1.1%.



On April 27, NovoNordisk A/S reported results for the first quarter of 2010. Reported operating profit increased by 15% to DKK 4,382 million. Operating profit in local currencies increased by around 20%. Net profit increased by 23% to DKK 3,324 million. Earnings per share (diluted) increased by 27% to DKK 5.61.

NovoNordisk A/S is in the portfolios of Tom Gayner, Chris Shumway, Jim Simons, Edward Owens, and Bruce Koyner.



Republic Services, Inc., is a provider of services in the domestic non-hazardous solid waste industry. Republic Services Inc. has a market cap of $11.83 billion; its shares were traded at around $30.97 with a P/E ratio of 20.3 and P/S ratio of 1.5. The dividend yield of Republic Services Inc. stocks is 2.4%. Republic Services Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 10.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Republic Services Inc. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

On April 29, Republic Services Inc. reported results for the first quarter of 2010. Republic's adjusted net income for the three months ended March 31, 2010 increased $16.9 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, to $157.6 million, or $0.41 per diluted share, from $140.7 million, or $0.38 per diluted share, for the three months ended March 31, 2009. Adjusted net income excludes a loss on the extinguishment of debt, costs to achieve synergies, restructuring charges and loss on disposition of assets and impairments, net for the three months ended March 31, 2010 and exclude costs to achieve synergies, restructuring charges and loss on disposition of assets and impairments, net for the three months ended March 31, 2009.



Republic Services Inc. is in the portfolios of Oak Value Capital Management, Westport Asset Management, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Columbia Wanger, Steven Cohen, Pioneer Investments, Jim Simons, Ron Baron, Ruane Cunniff, Bruce Koyner, George Soros, and PRIMECAP Management.

In March, Sell: Director Nolan Lehmann sold 4,500 shares of RSG stock.



Infosys Technologies Ltd. (INFY) Reached the 52-Week High of $62.32

Infosys Technologies Limited, defines, designs and delivers IT-enabled business solutions. Infosys Technologies Ltd. has a market cap of $35.57 billion; its shares were traded at around $62.32 with a P/E ratio of 27.2 and P/S ratio of 7.4. The dividend yield of Infosys Technologies Ltd. stocks is 0.8%. Infosys Technologies Ltd. had an annual average earning growth of 32.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Infosys Technologies Ltd. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Infosys Technologies Ltd. will report results for the first quarter of 2010 on July 13.

Infosys Technologies Ltd. is in the portfolios of Jeremy Grantham, Sarah Ketterer, Bruce Koyner, Pioneer, Investments, Steven Cohen, and John Hussman.

Apple Computer, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets personal computers and related personal computing and communicating solutions for sale primarily to education, creative, consumer, and business customers. Apple Inc. has a market cap of $242.68 billion; its shares were traded at around $266.7 with a P/E ratio of 22.6 and P/S ratio of 5.7.



On April 20, 2010 Apple announced financial results for its fiscal 2010 second quarter ended March 27, 2010. The Company posted revenue of $13.50 billion and net quarterly profit of $3.07 billion, or $3.33 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $9.08 billion and net quarterly profit of $1.62 billion, or $1.79 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter.

Apple Inc. is in the portfolios of Chris Shumway, John Griffin, Stanley Druckenmiller, Steve Mandel, Ken Heebner, Lee Ainslie, Chase Coleman, Jeremy Grantham, Jim simons, Bill Nygren, Bruce Koyner, Steven Cohen, Pioneer Investments, George Soros, John Buckingham, Ron Baron, Kenneth Fisher, PRIMECAP Management, Ruane Cunniff, and Bill Frels.

In March, Sell: Senior Vice President, CFO Peter Oppenheimer sold 107,075 shares of AAPL stock. This month, Sell: Director Arthur D Levinson sold 30,000 shares; he also sold shares in May. In April, Sell: Senior Vice President Bertrand Serlet, Sell: Senior Vice President Mark D Papermaster, and Sell: Senior Vice President Scott J Forstall sold shares.


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