Monday, 8 August 2011

Stocks Depressing to 52-Week Lows as Dow Closes Up to Finish Week


Here are stocks that hit 52-week lows in today’s trading. Note that this list excludes all stocks with a market capitalization less than $10 billion:

  1. General Motors Company (NYSE:GM): Up 1.23% to $26.31. General Motors Co. manufactures and markets new cars and trucks. The Company offers features for special needs drivers, OnStar vehicle protection, service, parts, accessories, maintenance, XM satellite radio, features for commercial owners, and more. General Motors offers its vehicles and services worldwide.
  2. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS): Down 0.83% to $125.18. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a bank holding company, is a global investment banking and securities firm specializing in investment banking, trading and principal investments, asset management and securities services. The Company provides services to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and high-net worth individuals.
  3. HSBC Holdings plc (NYSE:HBC): Down 1.31% to $46.08. HSBC Holdings plc is the holding company for the HSBC Group. The Company provides a variety of international banking and financial services, including retail and corporate banking, trade, trusteeship, securities, custody, capital markets, treasury, private and investment banking, and insurance. The Group operates worldwide.
  4. HCA Inc. (NYSE:HCA): Down 3.97% to $21.99. HCA Holdings, Inc. operates hospitals. The Company operates acute care hospitals, outpatient facilities, clinics and other patient care delivery settings. HCA operates hospitals in the United States and the United Kingdom.
  5. Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ): Up 0.28% to $32.63. Hewlett-Packard Company provides imaging and printing systems, computing systems, and information technology services for business and home. The Company’s products include laser and inkjet printers, scanners, copiers and faxes, personal computers, workstations, storage solutions, and other computing and printing systems. Hewlett-Packard sells its products worldwide.
  6. Ingersoll-Rand Plc (NYSE:IR): Down 2.81% to $31.86. Ingersoll-Rand PLC is a diversified, global company that provides a diverse range of products and services for a wide range of industries. The Company’s operations include consist of air conditioning systems and services, climate control technologies, industrial technologies and security technologies.
  7. Ita (NYSE:ITUB): Up 0.96% to $17.89. Itau Unibanco Holding SA attracts deposits and offer retail, commercial, corporate, and private banking services. The Bank offers consumer loans, financial management, insurance, pension plans, treasury services, mortgage loans, lease financing, securities brokerage, and foreign exchange services.
  8. Juniper Networks, Inc. (NYSE:JNPR): Up 0.36% to $22.23. Juniper Networks, Inc. provides Internet infrastructure solutions for Internet service providers and other telecommunications service providers. The Company offers network infrastructure solutions that includes IP routing, Ethernet switching, security and application acceleration solutions.
  9. Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP): Down 1.17% to $10.97. Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) generates, transmits, and distributes electricity to South Korea for a variety of uses. The Company also builds and operates hydro-power, thermal-power, and nuclear power units in South Korea.
  10. Kinder Morgan, Inc. (NYSE:KMI): Down 2.08% to $25.92. Kinder Morgan Inc. is a pipeline transportation and energy storage company. The Company owns and operates pipelines that transport natural gas, gasoline, crude oil, carbon dioxide and other products, and terminals that store petroleum products and chemicals and handle bulk materials like coal and petroleum coke.
  11. China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (NYSE:LFC): Down 1.67% to $45.94. China Life Insurance Co., Limited offers a wide range of life, accident, and health insurance products and services.
  12. Lloyds Banking Group plc (NYSE:LYG): Up 1.38% to $2.21. Lloyds Banking Group plc, through subsidiaries and associated companies, offers a range of banking and financial services. The Company provides retail banking, mortgages, pensions, asset management, insurance services, corporate banking, and treasury services.
  13. Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE:MAR): Up 0.58% to $29.50. Marriott International Inc. is a worldwide operator and franchisor of hotels. The Company franchises lodging facilities and vacation timesharing resorts under various brand names. Marriott also provides services to home and condominium owner associations for projects associated with several of its brands.
  14. Mobile Telesystems OJSC (NYSE:MBT): Up 0.86% to $17.53. Mobile TeleSystems provides mobile telephone services in Russia and the former Soviet Union. The Company uses the GSM 900/1800 standard, operating throughout Russia and throughout Belarus, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
  15. Magna International, Inc. (NYSE:MGA): Down 10.9% to $39.42. Magna International Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures automotive systems, assemblies and components, and engineers and assembles complete vehicles. The Company sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers.
  16. Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC): Down 2.89% to $37.31.
  17. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS): Up 1.62% to $20.02. Morgan Stanley, a bank holding company, provides diversified financial services on a worldwide basis. The Company operates a global securities business which serves individual and institutional investors and investment banking clients. Morgan Stanley also operates a global asset management business.
  18. Arcelor Mittal (NYSE:MT): Up 0.43% to $25.52. ArcelorMittal produces steel. The Company manufactures cold rolled, electrogalvanized and coated steels, slabs, special quality bars, and wire rods. Arcelor Mittal has steel making operations in Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Africa.
  19. Nomura Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NMR): Down 2% to $4.40. Nomura Holdings, Inc. is a holding company which manages financial operations for its subsidiaries. As a group, the Company provides a variety of financial services such as dealing, brokerage, underwriting, and asset management. Nomura Securities Co., a registered member of the New York and London Stock Exchanges, has branches around the world.
  20. Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK): Up 4.58% to $5.25. Nokia Corporation is a player in the mobile industry. The Company makes a range of mobile devices with services and software that enable people to experience music, navigation, video, television, imaging, games, business mobility and more. Nokia also provides equipment, solutions and services for communications networks.
  21. Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE): 0% to $34.95. Nucor Corporation manufactures steel products. The Company’s products include carbon and alloy steel, steel joists, steel deck, cold finished steel, steel grinding balls, steel bearing products, and metal buildingsystems. Nucor also brokers ferrous and nonferrous metals, pig iron and HBI/DRI; supplies ferro-alloys; and processes ferrous and nonferrous scrap.
  22. Petroleo Brasileiro (NYSE:PBR): Down 2.71% to $29.07. Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras explores for and produces oil and natural gas. The Company refines, markets, and supplies oil products. Petrobras operates oil tankers, distribution pipelines, marine, river and lake terminals, thermal power plants, fertilizer plants, and petrochemical units. The Company operates in South America and elsewhere around the world.
  23. Petroleo Brasileiro (PBR-A): Down 2.58% to $26.01.
  24. Panasonic Corporation (NYSE:PC): Down 1.12% to $10.60. Panasonic Corporation manufactures electric and electronic products. The Company produces home appliances, audio & video, computer peripherals, telecommunications, industrial equipment, and electronic parts. Panasonic has associated companies around the world.
  25. PACCAR Inc. (NASDAQ:PCAR): Up 0.54% to $39.20. PACCAR Inc designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks, and related aftermarket distribution of parts. The Company also offers finance and leasing services to its customers and dealers.
  26. Progressive Corp. (NYSE:PGR): Down 0.59% to $18.48. The Progressive Corporation is an insurance holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provide personal and commercial automobile insurance and other specialty property-casualty insurance and related services throughout the United States.

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