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52-Week Company Lows

According to GuruFocus, these stocks have reached their 52-week lows.

Altria Group reached the 52-week low of $40.81

The price of Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO) shares declined to close to the 52-week low of $40.81, which is 40.5% off the 52-week high of $66.04. The company has a market cap of $76.24 billion.

Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 12.19 and a price-sales ratio of 3.04 as of Sept. 20. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 7.94%. The forward dividend yield is 8.23%. 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 $148.78

The price of FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) shares declined to close to the 52-week low of $148.78, which is 41.1% off the 52-week high of $250.95. The company has a market cap of $38.82 billion.

Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 87.41 and a price-sales ratio of 0.56 as of Sept. 20. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 1.75%. The forward dividend yield is 1.75%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 8.80% over the past decade.

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.

Corning reached the 52-week low of $27.76

The price of Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) shares has declined to close to the 52-week low of $27.76, which is 26.8% off the 52-week high of $36.56. The company has a market cap of $21.68 billion.

Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 17.35 and a price-sales ratio of 2.08 as of Sept. 20. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 2.81%. The forward dividend yield is 2.88%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 4.90% over the past 10 years.

Corning is the leading supplier of advanced glass substrates used in LCDs, fiber-optic cabling and a variety of other materials and science products. The company operates in five segments: display technologies, optical communications, environmental technologies, specialty materials and life sciences.

Net income for the second quarter was $92 million, compared to $738 million for the same period in 2018.

Fox reached the 52-week low of $32.08

The price of Fox Corp. (NASDAQ:FOX) shares declined to close to the 52-week low of $32.08, which is 25% off the 52-week high of $41.73. The company has a market cap of $19.93 billion.

Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 12.49 and a price-sales ratio of 1.76 as of Sept. 20. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 1.43%. The forward dividend yield is 1.43%.

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.

Chairman Keith Rupert Murdoch bought 500,000 shares on Aug. 28 for an average price of $32.06. The stock has gained 0.06% since then.

CBS reached the 52-week low of $41.88

The price of CBS Corp. (NYSE:CBS) shares declined to close to the 52-week low of $41.88, which is 31.7% off the 52-week high of $59.56. The company has a market cap of $15.75 billion.

Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 5.15 and a price-sales ratio of 1.03 as of Sept. 20. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 1.72%. The forward dividend yield is 1.72%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 9.50% over the past five years.

CBS is a media conglomerate operating primarily in the U.S. Its television assets include the CBS television network, 30 local TV stations and 50% of CW, a joint venture between CBS and Time Warner. The company also owns Showtime, CBS Radio and Simon & Schuster. CBS spun off its cable networks and movie studios to Viacom in 2006 and completed the spinout of its outdoor advertising business in 2014.

Net earnings for the quarter ended June 30 were $440 million, compared to $400 million for the prior-year period.

Viacom reached the 52-week low of $26.62

The price of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ:VIA) shares declined to close to the 52-week low of $26.62, which is 30.8% off the 52-week high of $38. The company has a market cap of $9.95 billion.

Its shares traded with a price-earnings ratio of 6.57 and a price-sales ratio of 0.78 as of Sept. 20. The trailing 12-month dividend yield is 3.01%. The forward dividend yield is 3.01%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 6.60% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Viacom's business predictability two out of five stars.

Viacom is a global media company with several leading cable network properties, including Nickelodeon, MTV, BET, Comedy Central, VH1, Country Music Television and Spike TV. It has also built several online properties on the strength of these brands. Viacom's Paramount Pictures produces original motion pictures and owns a library of 2,500 films, including "The Godfather" and "Transformers" series.

Net earnings for the quarter ended June 30 were $544 million, compared to $522 million for the prior-year quarter.

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