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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.

Johnson & Johnson

The price of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $119.89, which is 23.5% off the 52-week high of $154.50. The company has a market cap of $316.07 billion.

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Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 21.29 and a price-sales ratio of 3.92 as of March 20. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 3.17%. The forward dividend yield is 3.17%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 4.30% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Johnson & Johnson's business predictability at 3.5 stars.

Johnson & Johnson is the world's largest and most diverse healthcare company. Three divisions make up the firm: pharmaceutical, medical devices and diagnostics and consumer. Geographically, just over half of total revenue is generated in the United States.

Net earnings for the fourth quarter of 2019 were $4.01 billion compared to $3.04 billion for the comparable period of 2018.

Director William D. Perez bought 500 shares on March 13 at a price of $127.69. The price of the stock has decreased by 6.11% since then.

Mastercard

The price of Mastercard Inc. (NYSE:MA) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $211.42, which is 39.5% off the 52-week high of $347.25. The company has a market cap of $212.5 billion.

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Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 26.63 and a price-sales ratio of 12.80 as of March 20. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 0.66%. The forward dividend yield is 0.76%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 17.40% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Mastercard's business predictability at 5 stars.

Mastercard is the second- largest payment processor in the world and processed $4.3 trillion in purchase transactions in 2018. Mastercard operates in over 200 countries and processes transactions in over 150 currencies.

Net income for the fourth quarter of 2019 was $2.10 billion compared to $899 million for the prior-year quarter.

Director Lance Darrell Gordon Uggla bought 1,000 shares on March 11 at a price of $265. Since then, the price of the stock has decreased by 20.22%.

AT&T

The price of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $28.45, which is 29.0% off the 52-week high of $39.70. The company has a market cap of $204.36 billion.

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Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 15.01 and a price-sales ratio of 1.15 as of March 20. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 7.21%. The forward dividend yield is 7.31%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 3.20% over the past 10 years.

As the second-largest U.S. wireless carrier, AT&T connects more than 100 million devices, including 63 million postpaid and 16 million prepaid phone customers. The consumer and entertainment segment (about 25% of revenue) includes the consumer fixed-line and DirecTV satellite television businesses, serving 20 million television and 14 million Internet access customers. WarnerMedia now contributes a bit less than 20% of revenue with media assets that include HBO, the Turner cable networks and the Warner Brothers studios. Fixed-line business communications (14%), Latin American satellite television (2%) and Mexican wireless services (1%) constitute the remainder of the firm.

Fourth quarter 2019 net income was $2.4 billion versus $4.9 billion in the year-ago quarter.

UnitedHealth Group

The price of UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $206.59, which is 34.7% off the 52-week high of $306.72. The company has a market cap of $195.97 billion.

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Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 14.42 and a price-sales ratio of 0.83 as of March 20. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 2.09%. The forward dividend yield is 2.09%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 13.00% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated UnitedHealth Group's business predictability at 5 stars.

UnitedHealth Group is the largest private health insurance provider in the United States, offering medical benefits to nearly 50 million members across its U.S. and international businesses. As the leader in employer-sponsored, self-directed and government-backed insurance plans, UnitedHealth has obtained unrivaled scale compared with its peers in managed care.

Net earnings for the fourth quarter of 2019 were $3.67 billion compared to $3.16 billion for the prior-year period.

Director Richard T. Burke sold 15,000 shares on March 17 at a price of $239.07 and 10,000 shares on March 19 at a price of $218.2. The price of the stock has decreased by 5.32% since then.

Bank of America

The price of Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $19.67, which is 46.8% off the 52-week high of $35.72. The company has a market cap of $171.62 billion.

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Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 7.15 and a price-sales ratio of 2.03 as of March 20. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 3.51%. The forward dividend yield is 3.66%.

Bank of America is one of the largest financial institutions in the United States, with more than $2.3 trillion in assets. It is organized into four major segments: consumer banking, global wealth and investment management, global banking and global markets. Bank of America's consumer-facing lines of business include its network of branches and deposit-gathering operations, home mortgage lending, vehicle lending, credit and debit cards and small-business services. The company's Merrill Lynch operations provide brokerage and wealth management services, as does U.S. Trust private bank. Wholesale lines of business include investment banking, corporate and commercial real estate lending and capital markets operations.

Net income was $7.0 billion for the fourth quarter of 2019 compared to $7.3 billion for the fourth quarter of 2018.

Coca-Cola

The price of Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE:KO) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $38.30, which is 37.6% off the 52-week high of $60.13. The company has a market cap of $164.44 billion.

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Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 18.50 and a price-sales ratio of 4.51 as of March 20. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 4.20%. The forward dividend yield is 4.28%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 0.10% over the past five years.

Coca-Cola is the largest nonalcoholic beverage entity in the world, owning and marketing some of the leading carbonated beverage brands such as Coke, Fanta and Sprite, as well as nonsparkling brands. Operationally, the firm focuses its manufacturing efforts early in the supply chain, making the concentrate for its drinks that are then processed and distributed by its network of more than 100 bottlers. Concentrate operations represented 85% of the company's unit case volume in 2018. Coca-Cola recently expanded its presence in the hot-beverage market through its acquisition of Costa, a leading coffee company in the United Kingdom. The firm generates most of its revenue internationally.

Net income for the fourth quarter of 2019 was $2.07 billion compared to $927 million or the prior-year period.

Chairman and CEO James Quincey sold 236,211 shares on Feb. 25 at a price of $59.06. Since then, the price of the stock has decreased by 35.15%.

Principal Accounting Officer Mark Randazza sold 21,926 shares on March 4 at a price of $57.84. The price of the stock has decreased by 33.78% since then.

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Disclosure: I do not own stock in any of the companies mentioned in the article.

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