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52-Week Company Lows

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Altria Group reached the 52-week low of $42.01

The price of Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $42.01, which is 36.4% off the 52-week high of $66.04. The company has a market cap of $78.48 billion.


Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 12.54 and a price-sales ratio of 3.13 as of Sept. 13. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 7.71%. The forward dividend yield is 8%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 10.20% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Altria Group's business predictability three out of five stars.

The tobacco company holds the leading position in cigarettes and smokeless tobacco products in the U.S. and the number-two spot in machine-made cigars. The company's Marlboro brand is the leading cigarette brand in the U.S.

Net earnings for the second quarter were $2 billion, compared to $1.88 billion for the prior-year period.

Centene reached the 52-week low of $45.40

The price of Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $45.40, which is 40.3% off the 52-week high of $74.49. The company has a market cap of $18.78 billion.

Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 14.94 and a price-sales ratio of 0.27 as of Sept. 13. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 21.80% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Centene's business predictability three stars.

Centene offers U.S. government-sponsored health care programs, focusing on uninsured individuals. It helps members access care, coordinates referrals to health and social services and provides education and outreach programs to assist members in selecting health care services.

Net earnings for the second quarter were $492 million, compared to $299 million in the prior-year quarter.

New Jersey Resources reached the 52-week low of $45.10

The price of New Jersey Resources Corp. (NYSE:NJR) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $45.10, which is 16.1% off the 52-week high of $51.83. The company has a market cap of $4.2 billion.

Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 29.97 and a price-sales ratio of 1.46 as of Sept. 13. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 2.59%. The forward dividend yield is 2.77%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 6.70% over the past decade.

New Jersey Resources is an energy services holding company with regulated and nonregulated operations. Its regulated utility, New Jersey Natural Gas, delivers natural gas to 530,000 customers in the state. The nonregulated businesses offer retail gas supply primarily in New Jersey and invest in renewable energy. Its renewable energy investments include retail solar and utility-scale wind elsewhere in the U.S. The company also participates as a junior partner in several large midstream gas projects.

The third-quarter 2019 net loss totaled $8.4 million, compared with a net loss of $14.3 million in the prior-year period.

Holly Energy Partners reached the 52-week low of $25.81

The price of Holly Energy Partners LP (NYSE:HEP) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $25.81, which is 25.1% off the 52-week high of $33.40. The company has a market cap of $2.72 billion.

Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 14.37 and a price-sales ratio of 5.20 as of Sept. 13. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 10.36%. The forward dividend yield is 10.42%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 6.70% over the past 10 years.

Holly Energy Partners operates a network of refined products and crude oil pipelines, with attendant terminal assets, in several western and southwestern states. Independent oil refiner Holly Corp., now HollyFrontier (NYSE:HFC), formed Holly Energy in 2004 to acquire and operate pipelines and storage assets.

Net income for the second quarter was $47.16 million, up from $41.5 million in the prior-year quarter.

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