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52-Week Company Lows

According to GuruFocus' list of 52-week lows, these guru stocks have reached their 52-week lows.

UnitedHealth Group reached the 52-week low of $215.26

The price of UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $215.26, which is 27.7% off the 52-week high of $287.94. The company has a market cap of $204 billion.


Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 16.18 and a price-sales ratio of 0.90 as of Sept. 27. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 1.84%. The forward dividend yield is 2.01%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 13.70% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated UnitedHealth Group's business predictability at 5 stars.

With about 50 million covered lives and 1.2 billion annually processed prescription claims, UnitedHealth is one of the largest MCOs and PBMs in the U.S. The firm provides health insurance services to its members through products for every major insurance market -- individual, group and government sponsored. The firm also provides back-office services to providers through its Optum segment. UnitedHealth has a large nationwide operation and competes in most major U.S. geographies.

Comprehensive income for the second quarter of 2019 was $3.78 billion, compared to $1.79 billion for the prior-year quarter.

Director Richard T. Burke sold 5,000 shares on Sept. 18 at a price of $232.68 and 5,000 shares on Sept. 20 at a price of $233.8. The price of the stock has decreased by 7.93% since.

Altria Group reached the 52-week low of $40.13

The price of Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $40.13, which is 40.5% off the 52-week high of $66.04. The company has a market cap of $74.97 billion.

Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 11.98 and a price-sales ratio of 2.99 as of Sept. 27. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 8.07%. The forward dividend yield is 8.37%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 10.20% over the past 10 years.

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.

FedEx reached the 52-week low of $144.96

The price of FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $144.96, which is 41.5% off the 52-week high of $243.55. The company has a market cap of $37.82 billion.

Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 85.17 and a price-sales ratio of 0.55 as of Sept. 27. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 1.79%. The forward dividend yield is 1.79%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 8.80% over the past 10 years.

FedEx pioneered overnight delivery in 1973 and remains the world's largest express delivery service. In 2017, it derived about 58% of its $60 billion in revenue from its Express division, 30% of sales from Ground and 11% from its Freight less-than-truckload trucking segment.

Net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2020 was $745 million, compared to $835 million for the prior-year period.

Carnival Corp. reached the 52-week low of $43.58

The price of Carnival Corp. (NYSE:CCL) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $43.58, which is 34.5% off the 52-week high of $64.77. The company has a market cap of $31.22 billion.

Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 9.87 and a price-sales ratio of 1.48 as of Sept. 27. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 4.59%. The forward dividend yield is 4.59%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 4.30% over the past 10 years.

Carnival Corp. (NYSE:CCL) and Carnival PLC (CUK) operate a dual-listed company, where the businesses of each are combined and operate as one economic entity. Carnival is the largest global cruise company, with more than 100 ships on the seas. Its portfolio of brands includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America, Princess Cruises and Seabourn in North America; P&O Cruises and Cunard Line in the U.K.; Aida in Germany; Costa Cruises in Southern Europe; P&O Cruises in Australia; and Fathom, supporting impact travel. Carnival also owns Holland America Princess Alaska Tours in Alaska and the Canadian Yukon. Carnival's brands attract more than 12 million guests annually.

Net income was $451 million for the second quarter of 2019 compared to net income of $561 million for the second quarter of 2018.

Fox reached the 52-week low of $31.48

The price of Fox Corp. (NASDAQ:FOX) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $31.48, which is 25.4% off the 52-week high of $41.73. The company has a market cap of $19.53 billion.

Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 12.26 and a price-sales ratio of 1.71 as of Sept. 27. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 1.46%. The forward dividend yield is 1.46%.

Fox operates as an entertainment company. It produces and licenses news, sports and entertainment content for distribution through cable television systems, direct broadcast satellite operators, telecommunications companies and online video distributors. Fox also manages broadcast studios, theaters, editing bays, sound stages and other production facilities.

Net income for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2019 was $454 million, compared with $471 million in the year-ago quarter.

Centene reached the 52-week low of $43.17

The price of Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $43.17, which is 42.6% off the 52-week high of $74.49. The company has a market cap of $17.86 billion.

Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 14.21 and a price-sales ratio of 0.26 as of Sept. 27. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 21.80% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Centene's business predictability at 3 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.

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