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5 Companies Hit 52-Week Highs

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

Allergan PLC reached the 52-week high of $190.30

Allergan PLC (NYSE:AGN) is s specialty pharmaceutical manufacturer. It specializes in aesthetics, ophthalmology, women's health, gastrointestinal and central nervous system products. In 2016, Allergan sold its generics and distribution segments to Teva.


The price of Allergan PLC shares has reached $190.30, which is 1% off the 52-week high of $192.26. The company has a market cap of $62.47 billion; its shares were traded around $190.30 with and a price-sales ratio of 3.98. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 1.56%. The forward dividend yield is 1.56%.

Allergan PLC recently reported its third-quarter 2019 financial results, including GAAP net revenues of $4.05 billion (a 3.6 percent increase from the prior-year quarter). GAAP operating loss in the third quarter of 2019 was $596.6 million compared to GAAP operating income of $257.5 million in the prior-year quarter. Non-GAAP operating income was $1.76 billion, a decrease of 7.7 percent versus the prior-year quarter.

Phillips 66 Partners LP reached the 52-week high of $62.52

Phillips 66 Partners LP (NYSE:PSXP) is a master limited partnership that transports crude oil, natural gas liquids and refined products. Its assets operate under long-term agreements with Phillips 66.

The price of Phillips 66 Partners LP shares has reached $62.52, which is 0.2% off the 52-week high of $62.67. The company has a market cap of $14.23 billion; its shares were traded around $62.52 with a price-earnings ratio of 14.51 and a price-sales ratio of 8.50. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 5.44%. The forward dividend yield is 5.53%. Phillips 66 Partners LP had an annual average earnings growth of 30.1% over the past five years.

Phillips 66 Partners LP recently announced third-quarter 2019 earnings of $237 million, or $1.15 per diluted common share. Cash from operations was $276 million and distributable cash flow was $255 million. Adjusted EBITDA was $323 million in the third quarter of 2019 compared with $319 million in the prior quarter.

Tiffany & Co. reached the 52-week high of $133.54

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF) is a mono-brand jeweler with a 180-year history. It is vertically integrated, with 70%-80% (by value) of polished diamonds used in its jewelry produced from rough diamonds. Tiffany is present in over 20 countries globally, with over 300 branded stores. Its biggest market is its home market in the U.S.; however, Europe and Asia-Pacific have shown the strongest growth levels in recent years. Tiffany is active in fashion jewelry (42% of sales), fine jewelry (22% of sales) and engagement jewelry (29% of sales).

The price of Tiffany & Co. shares has reached $133.54, which is 0.4% off the 52-week high of $134.03. Tiffany & Co. has a market cap of $16.02 billion; its shares were traded around $133.54 with a price-earnings ratio of 29.87 and a price-sales ratio of 3.70. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 1.71%. The forward dividend yield is 1.74%. Tiffany & Co. had an annual average earnings growth of 6.20% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Tiffany & Co. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

Tiffany & Co. recently reported its financial results for the quarter ended October 31, 2019. Worldwide net sales of $1 billion were unchanged from the prior year. On a constant-exchange-rate basis, net sales and comparable sales increased 1% from the prior year. Net earnings of $78 million were 17% lower than the prior year's $95 million, and net earnings per diluted share were $0.65 versus $0.77 in the prior year.

AXA Equitable Holdings Inc. reached the 52-week high of $24.93

AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. (EQH) is a holding company that provides financial services. It operates through five segments: Individual Retirement; Group Retirement; Investment Management; Research, Protection Solutions and Corporate; and Other.

The price of AXA Equitable Holdings Inc. shares has reached $24.93, which is 1% off the 52-week high of $25.18. Axa Equitable Holdings Inc. has a market cap of $12.2 billion; its shares were traded around $24.93 with a price-earnings ratio of 12.28 and a price-sales ratio of 0.98. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 2.33%. The forward dividend yield is 2.41%.

AXA Equitable Holdings, Inc. recently announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019. Net loss attributable to holdings for the third quarter of 2019 was $384 million, an improvement of $112 million compared to the third quarter of 2018. Non-GAAP Operating Earnings in the third quarter of 2019 decreased to $677 million from $693 million in the third quarter of 2018.

Moody's Corporation reached the 52-week high of $238.14

Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) publishes credit opinions, research and ratings on fixed-income securities, issuers of securities and other credit obligations. Customers include corporate and governmental issuers of securities as well as investors, investment banks, commercial banks and other financial intermediaries. Its credit rating categories include corporate ratings that constitute the majority of sales, structured finance, financial institutions and public finance. It also offers Moody Analytics, which is a subscription-based debt capital research service.

The price of Moody's Corporation shares has reached $238.14, which is 0.8% off the 52-week high of $240.06. Moody's Corporation has a market cap of $44.96 billion; its shares were traded around $238.14 with a price-earnings ratio of 34.87 and a price-sales ratio of 9.84. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 0.84%. The forward dividend yield is 0.84%. Moody's Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 12.40% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Moody's Corporation the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

Moody's Corporation recently announced results for the third quarter of 2019, including revenue of $1.2 billion (up 15% from the prior-year quarter). Third-quarter diluted earnings per share were $1.99, which was an increase of 25% from the third quarter 2018, while adjusted diluted earnings per share were $2.15.

Executive Vice President and General Counsel John J. Goggins sold 8,508 shares of Moody's Corporation stock on December 16, 2019 at the price of $237.08 per share. The price of the stock has increased by 0.45% since.

Note: I do not own the stocks discussed

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