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52-Week Company Lows

- By Joy Hu

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

Wells Fargo reached the 52-week low of $44.37

The price of Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $44.37, which is 27.7% off the 52-week high of $59.53. The company has a market cap of $199.41 billion.


Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 9.82 and a price-sales ratio of 2.49 as of May 31. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 3.97%. The forward dividend yield is 4.06%.

Wells Fargo is one of the four largest banks in the United States, rapidly approaching $2 trillion in balance sheet assets. The company is split into three segments for reporting purposes: Community banking; Wholesale banking; and Wealth and Investment Management. The company is also a major player in the residential real estate market, originating and servicing a sizable share of U.S. mortgages.

Net income for the first quarter of 2019 was $5.9 billion compared with $5.1 billion in the first quarter of 2018.

Senior Executive Vice President Petros G. Pelos sold 28,304 shares on May 13 at a price of $46.51. The price of the stock has decreased by 4.6% since.

3M Co. reached the 52-week low of $159.75

The price of 3M Co. (MMM) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $159.75, which is 27.4% off the 52-week high of $219.75. The company has a market cap of $92.08 billion.

Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 16.88 and a price-sales ratio of 2.94 as of May 31. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 3.51%. The forward dividend yield is 3.61%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 6.10% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated 3M's business predictability at 4.5 stars.

Based in St. Paul, Minnesota, 3M manufactures a diverse array of industrial and consumer products. Known especially for popular consumer-facing products such as Scotch tape and Post-it Notes, the company's portfolio also offers display films, personal respirators, heavy-duty adhesives, reflective sheeting, sanding wheels and filters.

Net income for the first quarter of 2019 was $891 million compared to $602 million for the comparable period of 2018.

Director David B. Dillon bought 1,200 shares on May 17 at a price of $169.5. The price of the stock has decreased by 5.75% since.

Director Gregory R. Page bought 1,000 shares on May 7 at a price of $179.6 and 1,000 shares on May 9 at a price of $176.26. The price of the stock has decreased by 9.37% since.

Executive Vice President Joaquin Delgado sold 5,400 shares on May 17 at a price of $169.68. The price of the stock has decreased by 5.85% since.

United Parcel Service reached the 52-week low of $92.92

The price of United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $92.92, which is 28.1% off the 52-week high of $125.09. The company has a market cap of $79.98 billion.

Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 17.73 and a price-sales ratio of 1.12 as of May 31. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 4.02%. The forward dividend yield is 4.13%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 6.10% over the past 10 years.

As the world's largest parcel delivery company, United Parcel Service uses more than 500 planes and 100,000 vehicles to deliver on average million packages per day to residences and businesses around the globe. Domestic package operations generate about 62% of consolidated revenue, and international package adds 20%; less-than-truckload freight delivery, freight forwarding, logistics services and retail stores contribute another 18% of sales.

Net income for the first quarter of 2019 was $1.11 million compared to $1.35 million for the prior-year period.

Bristol-Myers Squibb reached the 52-week low of $45.37

The price of Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMY) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $45.37, which is 30.4% off the 52-week high of $63.69. The company has a market cap of $74.21 billion.

Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 14.45 and a price-sales ratio of 3.19 as of May 31. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 3.57%. The forward dividend yield is 3.61%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 18.40% over the past 5 years.

Net earnings for the first quarter were $1.71 billion compared to $1.49 billion for the prior-year period.

Director Theodore R. Samuels II bought 5,000 shares on May 16 at a price of $47.29. The price of the stock has decreased by 4.06% since.

Controller Karen Murphy Santiago sold 3,065 shares on May 16 at a price of $47.56. The price of the stock has decreased by 4.6% since.

CVS Health reached the 52-week low of $52.37

The price of CVS Health Corp. (CVS) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $52.37, which is 37.0% off the 52-week high of $82.15. The company has a market cap of $68.03 billion.

Its shares traded with a price-sales ratio of 0.28 as of May 31. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 3.82%. The forward dividend yield is 3.82%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 7.40% over the past 10 years.

CVS Health has vertically integrated one of the largest retail pharmacy chains in the U.S. with one of the largest pharmacy benefit managers. This combination makes it one of the premier health care firms in the U.S. The company processes approximately 1.3 billion prescriptions per year and operates more than 10,000 retail pharmacies across the U.S.

Net income was $1.43 billion for the first quarter of 2019 compared to net income of $998 million for the prior-year quarter.

ConocoPhillips reached the 52-week low of $58.96

The price of ConocoPhillips (COP) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $58.96, which is 29.3% off the 52-week high of $80.24. The company has a market cap of $66.64 billion.

Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 9.55 and a price-sales ratio of 1.87 as of May 31. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 2.04%. The forward dividend yield is 2.07%.

ConocoPhillips is a U.S.-based independent exploration and production firm. In 2017, it produced 832,000 barrels per day of oil and natural gas liquids and 3.3 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas, primarily from the U.S., Canada, Norway and the U.K. Proven reserves at year-end 2016 stood at 5 billion barrels of oil equivalent.

Adjusted earnings for the first quarter of 2019 were $1.15 billion compared to $1.14 billion for the prior-year period.

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

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