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5 Companies Reach 52-Week Highs

These companies have achieved yearly highs as of late

According to the GuruFocus list of 52-week highs, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs.

AMETEK Inc. reached the 52-week high of $101.28

AMETEK Inc. (NYSE:AME) is a diversified industrial conglomerate. The firm operates through two segments: electronic instruments, or EIG, and electromechanical, or EMG. EIG designs and manufactures differentiated and advanced instruments for the process, aerospace, power and industrial end markets. EMG is a focused, niche supplier of highly engineered automation solutions, thermal management systems, specialty metals and electrical interconnects, among other products. About half of the firm's sales are made in the United States.

The price of AMETEK Inc. shares has reached $101.28, which is 1.0% off the 52-week high of $102.31. AMETEK Inc. has a market cap of $23.26 billion; its shares were traded around $101.28 with a price-earnings ratio of 26.24 and a price-sales ratio of 4.86. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of AMETEK Inc. stocks is 0.63%. The forward dividend yield of AMETEK Inc. stocks is 0.71%. AMETEK Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 11.10% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated AMETEK Inc. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

AMETEK Inc. recently announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2020. AMETEK's second quarter 2020 sales were $1.01 billion, a 22% decline compared to the second quarter of 2019. Operating income in the quarter was $227.0 million and operating margins were 22.4%

CEO David A. Zapico sold 44,740 shares of AMETEK stock on Aug. 14, 2020, at the price of $100.87 per share. The price of the stock has increased by 0.41% since.

NVIDIA Corp reached the 52-week high of $462.56

NVIDIA Corp. (NASDAQ:NVDA) is a leading designer of graphics processing units that enhance the experience on computing platforms. The firm's chips are used in a variety of end markets, including high-end PCs for gaming, data centers and automotive infotainment systems. In recent years, the firm has broadened its focus from traditional PC graphics applications such as gaming to more complex and favorable opportunities, including artificial intelligence and autonomous driving, which leverage the high-performance capabilities of the firm's graphics processing units.

The price of NVIDIA Corp. shares has reached $462.56, which is 1.4% off the 52-week high of $468.87. NVIDIA Corp. has a market cap of $284.47 billion; its shares were traded around $462.56 with a price-earnings ratio of 86.46 and a price-sales ratio of 24.32. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of NVIDIA Corp. stocks is 0.14%. The forward dividend yield of NVIDIA Corp. stocks is 0.14%. NVIDIA Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 32.40% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated NVIDIA Corp. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

NVIDIA recently reported results for its fiscal first quarter ended April 26, 2020. Revenue of $3.08 billion was up 39% from $2.22 billion a year earlier. GAAP earnings per diluted share for the quarter were $1.47, up 130% from $0.64 a year ago.

Worldwide Field Ops Ajay K. Puri sold 12,692 shares of NVIDIA stock on July 24, 2020 at the price of $405.60 per share. The price of the stock has increased by 14.04% since.

Accenture reached the 52-week high of $230.25

Accenture PLC (NYSE:ACN) is a leading global IT services firm that provides consulting, strategy, technology and operational services. These services run the gamut from aiding enterprises with digital transformation to procurement services to software system integration. The company provides its IT offerings to a variety of sectors, including communications, media and technology, financial services, health and public services, consumer products and resources.

The price of Accenture PLC shares has reached $230.25, which is 1.0% off the 52-week high of $232.51. Accenture PLC has a market cap of $146.69 billion; its shares were traded around $230.25 with a price-earnings ratio of 30.14 and a price-sales ratio of 3.35. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of Accenture PLC stocks is 1.39%. The forward dividend yield of Accenture PLC stocks is 1.39%. Accenture PLC had an annual average earnings growth of 10.10% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Accenture PLC the business predictability rank of 5-star.

Accenture recently reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2020, ended May 31, 2020. Revenue was $11.0 billion, a decrease of 1% over the same period last year. Diluted earnings per share were $1.90 compared with $1.93 for the third quarter last year.

CEO Julie Spellman Sweet sold 3,053 shares of Accenture stock on July 20, 2020 at the price of $222.54 per share. The price of the stock has increased by 3.46% since.

UnitedHealth Group reached the 52-week high of $323.70

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH) is the largest private health insurance provider in the United States, offering medical benefits to nearly 50 million members across its U.S. and international businesses. As the leader in employer-sponsored, self-directed and government-backed insurance plans, UnitedHealth has obtained an unrivaled scale compared with its peers in managed care. Along with its insurance assets, UnitedHealth's continued investment behind its Optum franchises has created a healthcare services colossus that spans everything from medical and pharmaceutical benefits to providing outpatient care and analytics to both affiliated and third-party customers.

The price of UnitedHealth Group Inc. shares has reached $323.70, which is 0.3% off the 52-week high of $324.57. UnitedHealth Group Inc. has a market cap of $307.62 billion; its shares were traded around $323.70 with a price-earnings ratio of 18.21 and a price-sales ratio of 1.26. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of UnitedHealth Group Inc. stocks is 1.39%. The forward dividend yield of UnitedHealth Group Inc. stocks is 1.54%. UnitedHealth Group Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 13.00% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated UnitedHealth Group Inc. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

UnitedHealth Group recently reported that second quarter 2020 revenues increased $1.5 billion year over year to $62.1 billion. Second quarter 2020 GAAP and non-GAAP earnings per share were $6.91 and $7.12, respectively.

Executive Vice President & Chief Legal Officer Marianne D. Short sold 12,000 shares of UnitedHealth Group stock on Aug. 11, 2020 at the price of $321.34 per share. The price of the stock has increased by 0.73% since.

IDEX reached the 52-week high of $176.70

IDEX Corp. (NYSE:IEX) manufactures pumps, flow meters, valves and fluidic systems for customers in a variety of end markets, including industrial, fire and safety, life science and water. The firm's business is organized into three segments: fluid and metering technologies, health and science technologies and fire, safety and diversified products. Based in Lake Forest, Illinois, IDEX has manufacturing operations in over 20 countries and has 7,000 employees.

The price of IDEX Corp. shares has reached $176.70, which is 0.8% off the 52-week high of $178.14. IDEX Corp. has a market cap of $13.34 billion; its shares were traded around $176.70 with a price-earnings ratio of 36.13 and a price-sales ratio of 5.66. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of IDEX Corp. stocks is 1.13%. The forward dividend yield of IDEX Corp. stocks is 1.13%. IDEX Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 11.60% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated IDEX Corp. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

The company recently reported financial results for the three month period ended June 30, 2020. Sales of $561.2 million were down 13% compared with the prior year period. Net income was $70.9 million, which resulted in earnings per share of $0.93.

Chairman and CEO Andrew K. Silvernail sold 99,870 shares of IDEX stock on July 27, 2020 at the price of $168.77 per share. The price of the stock has increased by 4.7% since.

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