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5 Companies Hit 52-Week Highs

- By yifan900

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

Mondelez International Inc. (MDLZ) reached the 52-week high of $47.80

Mondelez International Inc. is associated with the confectionery industry. It manufactures and markets snack food and beverage products like biscuits, chocolate, gum and candy, and beverages.The sale of biscuits generate maximum revenue for the company. For more than five years now, Mondelez has operated independently, following the split from the former Kraft Food's North American grocery business in October 2012. The firm is a leading player in the global snack arena, with a portfolio that consists of biscuits (41% of sales), chocolate (30%), gum/candy (15%), beverage (5.5%) and cheese and grocery (8.5%). Mondelez's portfolio includes well-known brands like Oreo, Chips Ahoy, Halls, Trident and Cadbury. The firm derives around one-third of revenue from developing markets, nearly 40% from Europe and about one-fourth from North America.


The price of Mondelez International Inc. shares has reached $47.80, which is 1.4% off the 52-week high of $48.46. Mondelez International Inc. has a market cap of $69.03 billion; its shares were traded around $47.80 with a price-earnings ratio of 21.63 and price-sales ratio of 2.74. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of Mondelez International Inc. stocks is 2.01%. The forward dividend yield of Mondelez International Inc. stocks is 2.18%.

Mondelez International, Inc. recently reported its fourth-quarter and full-year 2018 results. Full-year highlights include:

-Net revenues increased 0.2%; organic net revenue grew 2.4%.

-Gross profit grew $318 million; adjusted gross profit grew $352 million on a constant currency basis.

-Operating income declined $150 million; adjusted operating income grew $257 million on a constant-currency basis.

-Diluted earnings per share were $2.28, up 23%; adjusted earnings per share were $2.43, up 15% on a constant-currency basis.

-Cash provided by operating activities was $3.9 billion; free cash flow was $2.9 billion.

Executive Vice President and President, LA Alejandro Lorenzo sold 26,347 shares of Mondelez International stock on March 5, 2019 at the price of $46.94 per share. The price of the stock has increased by 1.83% since.

Ingersoll-Rand PLC (IR) reached the 52-week high of $106.10

Ingersoll-Rand PLC is a diversified company. It provides products, services and solutions to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings, transport and protect food and perishables, and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. Ingersoll-Rand is a diversified industrial company that operates two segments. The $10.5 billion climate segment manufactures and services HVAC systems and transportation refrigeration solutions under its prominent Trane, American Standard and Thermo King brands. The $3 billion industrial segment sells Ingersoll-Rand-branded compression systems and power tools, ARO-branded fluid management equipment and Club Car-branded utility vehicles. The Irish-domiciled company generates about 65% of its sales in the United States.

The price of Ingersoll-Rand PLC shares has reached $106.10, which is 1.5% off the 52-week high of $107.64. Ingersoll-Rand PLC has a market cap of $25.69 billion; its shares were traded around $106.10 with a price-earnings ratio of 19.79 and price-sales ratio of 1.69. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of Ingersoll-Rand PLC stocks is 1.92%. The forward dividend yield of Ingersoll-rand Plc stocks is 2.0%. Ingersoll-Rand PLC had an annual average earnings growth of 11.70% over the past five years.

Ingersoll-Rand PLC recently reported diluted earnings per share from continuing operations of $1.00 for the fourth quarter of 2018. Adjusted continuing earning per share of $1.32 excludes primarily non-cash tax reform measurement period adjustments and a discrete non-cash tax adjustment in the U.S. totaling $60 million and restructuring expenses of $21.8 million primarily related to ongoing footprint optimization.

Chairman and CEO Michael W. Lamach sold 105,064 shares of Ingersoll-Rand stock on March 4, 2019 at the price of $105.74 per share. The price of the stock has increased by 0.34% since.

Teleflex Inc. (TFX) reached the 52-week high of $302.90

Teleflex Inc. designs, develops, manufactures and supplies single-use medical devices used by hospitals and healthcare providers for common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in critical care and surgical applications. Teleflex Inc. is a Wayne, Pennsylvania-based manufacturer of hospital supplies and medical devices primarily within the vascular access and surgical areas. The firm reports in eight primary segments: Vascular North America (15% of 2017 sales), Interventional North America (10%), Anesthesia North America (9%), Surgical North America (8%), EMEA (26%), Asia (12%), OEM (9%) and All Other (11%). Geographic exposure for the business is primarily in the U.S., which accounts for 65% of revenue with international markets making up the remainder.

The price of Teleflex Inc. shares has reached $302.90, which is 0.0% off the 52-week high of $302.95. Teleflex Inc. has a market cap of $13.94 billion; its shares were traded around $302.90 with a price-earnings ratio of 70.61 and price-sales ratio of 5.75. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of Teleflex Inc. stocks is 0.45%. The forward dividend yield of Teleflex Inc. stocks is 0.45%. Teleflex Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 8.80% over the past five years.

Teleflex Incorporated recently announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended Dec. 31, 2018. Fourth-quarter 2018 net revenues were $641.6 million, an increase of 7.8% compared to the prior year period. Fourth quarter 2018 GAAP earnings per share from continuing operations was $1.87, as compared to GAAP earnings per share of 92 cents in the prior-year period. Full-year 2018 net revenues were $2.448 billion, an increase of 14.1% compared to the prior-year period. Full-year 2018 GAAP net income per share from continuing operations was $4.20, as compared to GAAP earnings per share of $3.33 in the prior-year period.

Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer John Deren sold 5,051 shares of Teleflex stock on March 6, 2019, at the price of $287.18 per share. The price of the stock has increased by 5.47% since.

The Cooper Companies Inc. (COO) reached the 52-week high of $295.23

The Cooper Companies Inc. is a medical device company operating through its subsidiaries. It manufactures products for contact lens wearers and supplies women's health clinicians with products and treatment options to improve the delivery of health care. Cooper Companies operates two units: CooperVision and CooperSurgical. Accounting for over 80% of total sales, CooperVision is one of the world's top four developers and manufacturers of contact lenses. Over 50% of CooperVision's sales are in international territories. At roughly 20% of total sales, CooperSurgical develops and manufactures diagnostic and surgical products for gynecologists and obstetricians.

The price of The Cooper Companies Inc. shares has reached $295.23, which is 1.3% off the 52-week high of $299.00. The Cooper Companies Inc. has a market cap of $14.58 billion; its shares were traded around $295.23 with a price-earnings ratio of 40.17 and price-sales ratio of 5.72. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of The Cooper Companies Inc. stocks is 0.02%. The forward dividend yield of The Cooper Companies Inc. stocks is 0.02%. The Cooper Companies Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 11.10% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated The Cooper Companies Inc. the business predictability rank of 5-star .

The Cooper Companies Inc. recently announced financial results for the fiscal first quarter ended Jan. 31, 2019. Revenue increased 6% year-over-year to $628.1 million. GAAP diluted earnings per share were $2.07, up 182.6% from last year's first quarter. Non-GAAP diluted earnings per share were $2.88, up 9 cents or 3% from last year's first quarter.

Director Stanley Zinberg MD sold 6,500 shares of Cooper Companies stock on March 12, 2019, at the price of $290.94 per share. The price of the stock has increased by 1.47% since.

Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc. (ELS) reached the 52-week high of $113.65

Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc. is a real estate company. It owns and operates lifestyle-oriented properties consisting of manufactured home communities and recreational vehicle resorts. Equity Lifestyle Properties is a real estate investment trust primarily engaged in the ownership and operation of manufactured home communities and recreational vehicle (RV) campgrounds throughout the U.S. The vast majority of the company's real estate portfolio is comprised of sites located near bodies of water in Florida, the Northeastern region of the U.S., Arizona and California. Equity Lifestyle derives nearly all of its income in the form of rental revenue from its properties. This income is pretty evenly split between its community sites and resort sites in the Florida, Northeastern U.S., Arizona and California markets. Equity Lifestyle's site offerings mainly attract retirees, vacationing families and second homeowners who lease on an annual basis.

The price of Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc. shares has reached $113.65, which is 0.9% off the 52-week high of $114.67. Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc. has a market cap of $10.22 billion; its shares were traded around $113.65 with a price-earnings ratio of 47.55 and price-sales ratio of 11.28. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc. stocks is 1.94%. The forward dividend yield of Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc. stocks is 2.16%. Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 1.70% over the past 10 years.

All per-share results are reported on a fully diluted basis unless otherwise noted. For the quarter ended Dec. 31, 2018, total revenues increased $13.5 million, or 5.9%, to $243.5 million compared to $230.0 million for the same period in 2017. For the year ended Dec. 31, 2018, total revenues increased $61.4 million, or 6.6%, to $986.7 million compared to $925.3 million for the same period in 2017.

Note: I do not own the stocks discussed.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.