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5 Stocks Trading at 52-Week Highs

According to the GuruFocus All-In-One Screener as of Wednesday, the following stocks were trading near their 52-week highs while they have low price-earnings ratios. The screener identified stocks that deliver a higher value in earnings thanks to the low price paid to buy. These companies also have a good dividend yield.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 12.20, which is higher than 50% of companies in the Banks industry. The stock gained 7% over the past 12 months and is now trading 1.45% below its 52-week high.


The American financial institution has market cap of $372.35 billion. Its earnings per share have grown 14.50% over the past three years, while the industry's average growth rate is 11.97%.

The company pays a dividend yield of 2.75% and its annualized rate is 2.49% over the past decade. The payout ratio is 0.33.

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The company's largest guru shareholder is Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.68% of outstanding shares, followed by Dodge & Cox with 0.78% and PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.72%.

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 15.74, which is higher than 57% of companies in the Communication Services industry. The stock climbed 15.68% over the past 12 months and is now trading 3.07% below its 52-week high.

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The American wireless carrier has market cap of $273.79 billion. Its earnings per share have grown 6.30% over the past three years while the industry's average growth rate is 22.51%.

The company pays a dividend yield of 4.85% with an annualized rate of 5.53% over the past decade. The payout ratio is 0.86.

With 0.33% of outstanding shares, Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 0.08%, the T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.04% and the Richard Pzena (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.02%.

Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 10.41, which is higher than 58% of companies in the Banks industry. The share price rose 2.14% over the past 12 months and is now trading 5.90% below its 52-week high.

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The American financial institution has market cap of $271.24 billion. Its earnings per share has grown 25.80% over the past three years, while the industry's average growth rate is 4.60%.

The company pays a yield of 2.08%, which is almost double the 1.02% annualized yield of the last decade. The payout ratio is 0.21.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Buffett with 9.96% of outstanding shares, followed by Dodge & Cox with 1.24% and PRIMECAP Management with 0.39%.

Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX) is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 15.05, which is higher than 75% of companies in the Oil and Gas - Integrated industry. The stock price fell 1.13% over the past 12 months and is now trading 8.55% below the 52-week high.

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The integrated energy company has market cap of $220.56 billion. Its earnings per share have grown 46.70% over the past three years, while the industry's average growth rate is 2.63%.

The company pays a dividend yield of 4.04% with an annualized rate of 3.61% over the past decade. The payout ratio is 0.60.

With 0.26% of outstanding shares, Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 0.23% and Pioneer Investments with 0.11%.

PepsiCo Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 15.69, which is higher than 71% of companies in the Beverages - Non-Alcoholic industry. The stock climbed 27.99% over the past 12 months and is now trading 1.99% below its 52-week high.

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The provider of nonalcoholic beverages and snacks has a market cap of $191.67 billion. Its earnings per share have grown 33.70% over the past three years, while the industry's average growth rate was 34.13%.

The company pays a dividend yield of 2.74% and has an annualized 10-year rate of 2.83%. The payout ratio is 0.43.

The company's largest guru shareholder is the Pioneer Investments with 0.59% of outstanding shares, followed by Yacktman Asset Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.48% and Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies with 0.42%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned.

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