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Guru Stocks at 52-Week Low: BCS, LMT, ETR, BAB

January 01, 2011 | About:

Last week’s top stocks that reached their 52-week lows were Barclays PLC, Lockheed Martin Corp, Entergy Corp, and British Airways plc. According to GuruFocus updates, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-week lows.

Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) Reached the 52-Week Low of $16.52

The prices of Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $16.52, which is 32.9% off the 52-week high of $23.66. Barclays PLC is owned by 4 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 2 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 1 reduced their positions.

Barclays PLC operates in commercial and investment banking, insurance, financial and other related services. Barclays Plc has a market cap of $26.88 billion; its shares were traded at around $16.52 with and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Barclays Plc stocks is 1.7%.

David Dreman owns 61,731 shares as of 09/30/2010, an increase of 16.32% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.03% of the $4.35 billion portfolio of Dreman Value Management. Charles Brandes owns 3,031,814 shares as of 09/30/2010, which accounts for 0.36% of the $16.09 billion portfolio of Brandes Investment.

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE:LMT) Reached the 52-Week Low of $69.91

The prices of Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE:LMT) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $69.91, which is 21.7% off the 52-week high of $86.92. Lockheed Martin Corp. is owned by 23 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 11 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 13 reduced their positions.

Lockheed Martin Corp. is a global enterprise principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture and integration of advanced-technology systems, products and services. Lockheed Martin Corp. has a market cap of $25.18 billion; its shares were traded at around $69.91 with a P/E ratio of 9.7 and P/S ratio of 0.6. The dividend yield of Lockheed Martin Corp. stocks is 4.2%. Lockheed Martin Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 17% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Lockheed Martin Corp. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

LMT recently reported third quarter 2010 net sales of $11.4 billion, a 6 percent increase over the $10.8 billion in 2009. Earnings from continuing operations for the third quarter of 2010 were $565 million, or $1.55 per diluted share, compared to $786 million, or $2.04 per diluted share, in 2009.

Jean-Marie Eveillard bought 995,021 shares in the quarter that ended on 09/30/2010, which is 0.45% of the $15.82 billion portfolio of First Eagle Investment Management, LLC. Chris Davis owns 2,493,328 shares as of 09/30/2010, an increase of 15783.1% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.32% of the $55.71 billion portfolio of Davis Selected Advisers. Mario Gabelli owns 31,352 shares as of 09/30/2010, a decrease of 20.13% of from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.01% of the $23.32 billion portfolio of GAMCO Investors. George Soros owns 12,100 shares as of 09/30/2010, a decrease of 51.41% of from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.01% of the $6.69 billion portfolio of Soros Fund Management LLC. David Einhorn sold out his holdings in the quarter that ended on 09/30/2010.

Buy: Director Thomas J Falk bought 5,000 shares of LMT stock on 08/17/2010 at the average price of 73.02. Thomas J Falk owns at least 5,250 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 4.26% since.

Entergy Corp. (NYSE:ETR) Reached the 52-Week Low of $70.83

The prices of Entergy Corp. (NYSE:ETR) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $70.83, which is 17.4% off the 52-week high of $84.07. Entergy Corp. is owned by 11 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 2 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 7 reduced their positions.

Entergy Corporation engages principally in the following businesses: domestic utility operations, power marketing and trading, global power development, and domestic non-utility nuclear operations. Entergy Corp. has a market cap of $12.81 billion; its shares were traded at around $70.83 with a P/E ratio of 9.4 and P/S ratio of 1.2. The dividend yield of Entergy Corp. stocks is 4.6%. Entergy Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 7.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Entergy Corp. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

Entergy recently reported third quarter 2010 as-reported earnings of $492.9 million, or $2.62 per share, compared with $455.2 million, or $2.32 per share, for third quarter 2009. On an operational basis, Entergy’s third quarter 2010 earnings were $518.1 million, or $2.76 per share, compared with $470.7 million, or $2.40 per share, in third quarter 2009.

Jean-Marie Eveillard owns 200 shares as of 09/30/2010, which accounts for less than 0.01% of the $15.82 billion portfolio of First Eagle Investment Management, LLC. Mario Gabelli owns 7,500 shares as of 09/30/2010, which accounts for less than 0.01% of the $23.32 billion portfolio of GAMCO Investors. George Soros owns 3,200 shares as of 09/30/2010, a decrease of 79.49% of from the previous quarter. This position accounts for less than 0.01% of the $6.69 billion portfolio of Soros Fund Management LLC.

Sell: Chairman and CEO J Wayne Leonard sold 227,954 shares of ETR stock on 08/10/2010 at the average price of 79.11. J Wayne Leonard owns at least 360,683 shares after this. The price of the stock has decreased by 10.47% since. Other insiders have also decreased their positions in the company.

British Airways plc (BAB) Reached the 52-Week Low of $25.08

The prices of British Airways plc (BAB) shares have declined to close to the 52-week low of $25.08, which is 78.9% off the 52-week high of $114.67. British Airways plc is owned by 1 Gurus we are tracking. Among them, 1 have added to their positions during the past quarter. 0 reduced their positions. British Airways Plc has a market cap of $11.51 billion; its shares were traded at around $25.08 with a P/E ratio of 51.6 and P/S ratio of 0.6.

John Keeley owns 56,000 shares as of 09/30/2010, an increase of 600% from the previous quarter. This position accounts for 0.03% of the $5.76 billion portfolio of Keeley Fund Management.


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