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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.

Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (FIS) reached the 52-week high of $113.10


Fidelity National Information Services Inc. offers a range of solutions in retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, risk and compliance, treasury and insurance and provides consulting and outsourcing services. Fidelity National Information Services provides core and payment processing services to banks. In addition, it provides processing software for capital markets providers, asset managers, and custodians. The company serves more than 20,000 institutions in over 130 countries. North America accounts for 76% of revenue; Europe, the Middle East, and Africa another 15%; while Asia accounts for 5% of total sales.

The price of Fidelity National Information Services Inc. shares has reached $113.10, which is 0.2% off the 52-week high of $113.30. Fidelity National Information Services Inc. has a market cap of $36.55 billion; its shares were traded around $113.10 with a price-earnings ratio of 44.18 and price-sales ratio of 4.45. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of Fidelity National Information Services Inc. stocks is 1.16%. The forward dividend yield of Fidelity National Information Services Inc. stocks is 1.24%. Fidelity National Information Services Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 9.50% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Fidelity National Information Services Inc. the business predictability rank of 5-star .

The company recently reported full-year and fourth quarter 2018 results. On a GAAP basis, revenue decreased 2.8% to $8.42 billion from $8,668 million in the prior year. Operating income increased to $1.46 billion from $1.43 billion in the prior year. Net earnings attributable to common stockholders were $846 million for the year, or $2.55 per diluted share, compared to $3.75 per diluted share in the prior year, a decrease of 32.0%. Meanwhile in the fourth quarter 2018, on a GAAP basis, revenue was flat at $2.17 billion from $2.17 billion in the prior-year quarter. Operating income increased to $469 million from $431 million in the prior-year quarter. Net earnings attributable to common stockholders was $299 million for the quarter, or 91 cents per diluted share, compared to $2.77 per diluted share in the prior-year quarter, a decrease of 67.1%.

Director David K. Hunt sold 12,730 shares of Fidelity National Information Services stock on March 22, 2019, at the price of $110.49 per share. The price of the stock has increased by 2.36% since.

Heico Corp. (HEI) reached the 52-week high of $94.87

Heico Corp. through its subsidiaries is engaged in manufacturing electronic equipment for the aviation, defense, space, medical, telecommunications and electronics industries throughout the U.S. and internationally. Heico Corp. manufactures jet engines and aircraft components. It also supplies electronic equipment for agencies and contractors. Its Flight Support segment uses proprietary technology to design engines and parts for commercial and military aircrafts. The company provides maintenance and repairs globally and can provide services on engines and parts supplied by another company. Its Electronic Technologies segment provides defense and communication equipment to U.S. and other military agencies. It designs and implements mission-critical subcomponents to perform tests, targeting and other functions. Each segment independently conducts marketing efforts through in-house personnel and independent manufacturers' representatives.

The price of Heico Corp. shares has reached $94.87, which is 0.1% off the 52-week high of $95.00. Heico Corp. has a market cap of $11.75 billion; its shares were traded around $94.87 with a price-earnings ratio of 44.01 and price-sales ratio of 6.25. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of Heico Corp. stocks is 0.14%. The forward dividend yield of Heico Corp. stocks is 0.15%. Heico Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 15.40% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Heico Corp. the business predictability rank of 5-star .

Heico Corporation recently reported that net income increased 22% to a record $79.3 million, or 58 cents per diluted share, in the first quarter of fiscal 2019, up from $65.2 million, or 48 cents per diluted share, in the first quarter of fiscal 2018. Operating income increased 23% to $97.9 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2019, up from $79.6 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2018. Net sales increased 15% to $466.1 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2019, up from $404.4 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2018.

CSX Corp. (CSX) reached the 52-week high of $74.82

CSX Corp. is a railroad operating company with operations spread across the Eastern U.S. The company hauls shipments of coal products, chemicals, intermodal containers, and a diverse mix of other merchandise. CSX is an $11 billion railroad operating in the Eastern U.S. On its 20,800 miles of track, CSX hauls shipments of coal products (17% of consolidated revenue), chemicals (20%), intermodal containers (16%) and a diverse mix of other merchandise.

The price of CSX Corp. shares has reached $74.82, which is 1.9% off the 52-week high of $76.24. CSX Corp. has a market cap of $60.81 billion; its shares were traded around $74.82 with a price-earnings ratio of 19.43 and price-sales ratio of 5.25. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of CSX Corp. stocks is 1.20%. The forward dividend yield of CSX Corp. stocks is 1.28%. CSX Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 8.30% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated CSX Corp. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star .

CSX Corporation recently announced fourth quarter 2018 net earnings of $843 million, or $1.01 per share, versus $4.14 billion, or $4.62 per share on a GAAP basis (64 cents on an adjusted basis) in the same period last year. Revenue for the fourth quarter increased 10% over the prior year to $3.14 billion.

SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. (SSNC) reached the 52-week high of $63.69

SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. provides software and software-enabled services including SaaS to the asset and wealth management, alternative investment management and financial advisory markets. SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. is a provider of software and software-enabled services for financial services providers in the asset and wealth management, alternative investment management and financial advisory markets. Its solutions automate complex business processes such as trading, modeling, portfolio management and reporting, accounting, and performance measurement. The firm generates revenue through monthly or transaction-based fees for its software-enabled services over the course of contracts signed for two to five years. A majority of the firm's revenue is generated in the U.S., and the rest from Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific regions.

The price of SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. shares has reached $63.69, which is 1.1% off the 52-week high of $64.36. SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. has a market cap of $16.06 billion; its shares were traded around $63.69 with a price-earnings ratio of 148.12 and price-sales ratio of 4.55. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. stocks is 0.52%. The forward dividend yield of SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. stocks is 0.63%. SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 18% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star .

The company recently reported GAAP revenue of $1.11 billion for the fourth quarter of 2018, up 153.4% compared to $438.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2017. GAAP revenue for the year ended Dec. 31, 2018, was $3.42 billion, increasing 104.2% from $1.675.3 million in 2017. GAAP operating income for the fourth quarter of 2018 was $212.4 million, or 19.1% of GAAP revenue, compared to $113.3 million, or 25.8% of GAAP revenue, in 2017's fourth quarter, representing an 87.5% increase. GAAP operating income for the year ended Dec. 31, 2018, was $429.1 million, or 12.5% of GAAP revenue, compared to $396.9 million, or 23.7% of GAAP revenue, for 2017, representing an 8.1% increase.

Aflac Inc. (AFL) reached the 52-week high of $50.00

Aflac Inc. is a general business holding company and acts as a management company. It offers supplemental health and life insurance in the U.S. and Japan. Aflac offers supplemental health insurance and life insurance in the two largest insurance markets in the world, the U.S. and Japan. In addition to its cancer policies, the company has broadened its product offerings to include accident, disability and long-term-care insurance. It markets its products through independent distributors, selling most of its policies directly to consumers at their places of work.

The price of Aflac Inc. shares has reached $50.00, which is 1.3% off the 52-week high of $50.66. Aflac Inc. has a market cap of $37.44 billion; its shares were traded around $50.00 with a price-earnings ratio of 8.26 and price-sales ratio of 1.79. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of Aflac Inc. stocks is 2.10%. The forward dividend yield of Aflac Inc. stocks is 2.16%. Aflac Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 9.00% over the past 10 years.

Aflac Inc. recently reported its fourth quarter results. Total revenues were $5.1 billion during the fourth quarter of 2018, compared with $5.4 billion in the fourth quarter of 2017. Net earnings were $525 million, or 69 cents per diluted share, compared with $2.6 billion, or $3.27 per diluted share a year ago. Net earnings in the fourth quarter of 2018 included pretax net realized investment losses of $322 million, or 42 cents per diluted share, compared with pretax net gains of $58 million, or 7 cents per diluted share a year ago.

President, Aflac Life Insurance Japan Masatoshi Koide sold 29,008 shares of Aflac stock on March 26, 2019, at the price of $49.75 per share. The price of the stock has increased by 0.5% since.

Note: I do not own the stocks discussed.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.