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    Disney

    Disney (DIS) hit a new 52-week high of $44.05 on Wednesday after reporting strong first-quarter earnings on Tuesday after the close. In response to Disney's price action, RealMoney's Gary Morrow wrote:

    "A pullback from the $44.00 area would be healthy considering the big move. A logical support area to consider is around $41.25. A dip back down to this area would fill the breakaway gap left behind after this morning's open, but I doubt that Disney bulls will allow the stock to drop that much. More likely is a bit of back-and-forth movement over the next week or so, leading to a new base near $42.00. I don't expect the old highs to contain the stock for long, but a pullback may be needed before $44.00 is put in the rearview mirror."

    As of the most-recent reporting period, Disney shows up in the portfolios of Mark Hillman at Hillman Capital, comprising 0.5% of the total, and is one of the top holdings of Mason Hawkins at Southeastern Asset Management, at 6.8% of the total portfolio.

    Stock Overview: Disney is an entertainment company with operations in four business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment and consumer products.. It has traded in a 52-week range of $29.03 to $44.05 and closed up 5.3% for the day at $43.36 on Wednsday. It has a market cap of $78.2 billion and a 5.2 short interest ratio, it yields 1%, and it trades at a P/E of 20.3.

    Analyst Ratings: Of 28 analysts covering the stock, 13 rate it a buy, 14 rate it a hold, and one rates it a sell. TheStreet Ratings has a B buy rating on Disney, earning it a spot on the top-rated media stocks list.

    Goldman Sachs, which rates the stock a buy, now sees shares of Disney reaching $48.

    Earnings: Disney reported quarterly earnings of $1.3 billion, or 68 cents a share, compared with $844 million, or 44 cents a share, in the year-ago quarter. Estimates were for 56 cents a share. Revenue was also up, to $10.8 billion from the year-ago quarter's $9.7 billion, above expectations for $10.5 billion.

    More on Disney: Disney, which was one of the 5 best Dow dividend stocks of 2010, showed up on a recent list of 20 stocks with large insider selling.

    General Electric

    General Electric (GE) hit a new 52-week high of $21.43 on Wednesday.

    As of the most-recent reporting period, General Electric comprises 0.3% of Warren Buffett's portfolio and is one of the top holdings of Bruce Berkowitz at Fairholme Capital Management, at 2.1% of the total portfolio.

    Stock Overview: General Electric provides services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, water processing and household appliances to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products.. It has traded in a 52-week range of $13.75 to $21.43 and closed up 0.1% for the day at $21.31 on Wednesday. It has a market cap of $226.7 billion and a 1.3 short interest ratio, it yields 2.6%, and it trades at a P/E of 20.1.

    Analyst Ratings: Of 16 analysts covering the stock, 10 rate it a buy, and six rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings has a B- buy rating on GE, earning it a spot on the top-rated industrial conglomerate stocks list.

    Earnings: On Jan. 21, GE reported fourth-quarter profit of 42 cents a share, representing a 33% jump from the pervious year's quarter. For the current quarter, expectations are for earnings of 28 cents a share, up from 21 cents a share in the same quarter last year.

    More on General Electric: Jim Cramer wrote yesterday that GE is one of three Dow war horses pulling the market. It's one of Warren Buffett's top 10 dividend stocks, and according to Jake Lynch, it's one of the 10 cheapest Dow dividend Stocks for 2011.

    Apple

    Apple (AAPL) hit a new 52-week high of $359 on Wednesday.

    As of the most-recent reporting period, Apple is one of the top holdings of Blue Ridge Capital, at 5.4% of the total portfolio, as well as Tiger Global Management, at 11% of the total. George Soros increased his position in the stock by more than 13% in the most recently reported period.

    Stock Overview: Apple designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers, mobile communication devices, and portable digital music and video players and sell a variety of related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. It has traded in a 52-week range of $194.06 to $359 and it closed up 0.8% for the day on Wednesday at $358.16. It has a market cap of $327.2 billion and a 0.6 short interest ratio, and it trades at a P/E of 19.8.

    Analyst Ratings: Of 47 analysts covering the stock, 44 rate it a buy, and three rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings has an A- buy rating on Apple, earning it a spot on the top-rated computer hardware stocks list.

    Earnings: Apple blew past estimates in its first quarter, earning $6.43 a share compared with analyst estimates for $5.37 a share. For the current quarter, estimates are for $5.24 a share, compared with $3.33 a share in the year-ago quarter.

    More on Apple: This week on "Mad Money," Cramer mentioned Apple's recent highs as one of the reasons he's still a bull. It's one of Goldman's eight best tech stocks for 2011, as well as one of JPMorgan's 13 favorite stocks for the year.

    Deere

    Deere (DE) hit a new 52-week high of $94.74 on Wednesday.

    As of the most-recent reporting period, Deere comprises 2.2% of Moore Capital's portfolio and 1.9% of Navellier & Associates'.

    Stock Overview: Deere operates through four business segments; agricultural equipment, commercial and consumer equipment, construction and forestry and credit. It provides products and services for agriculture, forestry, construction, landscaping and irrigation. It has traded in a 52-week range of $49.43 to $94.74 and closed up 0.5% for the day at $93.95 on Wednesday. It has a market cap of $39.4 billion and a 1.3 short interest ratio, it yields 1.5%, and it trades at a P/E of 21.5.

    Analyst Ratings: Of 18 analysts covering the stock, 15 rate it a buy, and three rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings has a B buy rating on Deere.

    Earnings: Deere is slated to report earnings on Feb. 16. Estimates are for $1 a share, up from 57 cents a share in the year-ago quarter.

    More on Deere: Stephanie Link of Action Alerts PLUS named Deere one of her top three industrial stocks for 2011, and Cramer recently included it as one of several stocks to benefit from a U.S. comeback.

    Baidu.com

    Baidu.com (BIDU) hit a new 52-week high of $124.55 on Wednesday.

    As of the most-recent reporting period, Baidu comprises 0.7% of Renaissance Technologies' portfolio, representing a new position for the quarter, and 2.2% of Ken Fisher's portfolio.

    Stock Overview: Baidu.com is a Chinese language Internet search provider.. It has traded in a 52-week range of $43.24 to $124.55 and closed up 2.7% for the day on Wednesday at $123.01. It has a market cap of $41.8 billion and a 1.2 short interest ratio, and it trades at a P/E of 78.2.

    Analyst Ratings: Of 19 analysts covering the stock, 13 rate it a buy, five rate it a hold, and one rates it a sell. TheStreet Ratings has a B buy rating on Baidu.

    Earnings: Baidu recently reported quarterly earnings of 50 cents a share, or $175.9 million, on revenue of $371.3 million, representing a 94.4% increase in revenue from the year-ago quarter. For the current quarter, estimates are for 44 cents a share, compared with 20 cents a share in the same quarter last year.

    More on Baidu: According to Karvy Global, Baidu is one of the 10 best-performing emerging-markets stocks over the past month, and it was one of the top 10 emerging-markets stocks in 2010.

    Check Point

    Check Point (CHKP) hit a new 52-week high of $49.35 on Wednesday

    As of the most-recent reporting period, Check Point shows up in the portfolios of John Hussman at Hussman Econometrics Advisors.

    Stock Overview: Check Point Software Technologies develops, markets and supports a range of software and combined hardware and software products and services for IT security, and offers its customers a portfolio of network security, data security and management solutions.. It has traded in a 52-week range of $28.82 to $49.35 and closed up 2.9% for the day on Wednesday at $48.89. It has a market cap of about $10 billion and a 1.4 short interest ratio, and it trades at a P/E of 22.3.

    Analyst Ratings: Of 29 analysts covering the stock, 19 rate it a buy, and 10 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings has an A buy rating on Check Point, earning it a spot in its top-rated software stocks list.

    Earnings: Check Point recently reporting earning $137.4 million in its fourth quarter, up from $109.5 million in the year-ago period, and $452.8 million for 2010, compared with $357.5 in 2009. For the current quarter, estimates are for 58 cents a share, compared with 51 cents a share in the year-ago quarter.

    More on Check Point: Morgan Stanley, which rates Check Point overweight, recently boosted its target on Check Point to $52.

    Mosaic

    Mosaic (MOS) hit a new 52-week high of $85.99 on Wednesday.

    As of the most-recent reporting period, Mosaic was one of the top holdings of Highbridget Capital Management, comprising 3.2% of the total portfolio.

    Stock Overview: Mosaic is a producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients for the global agriculture industry. It has traded in a 52-week range of $37.68 to $85.99 and closed up 0.6% for the day on Wednesday at $84.52. It has a market cap of $37.5 billion and a 0.8 short interest ratio, it yields 0.2%, and it trades at a P/E of 19.4.

    Analyst Ratings: Of 18 analysts covering the stock, seven rate it a buy, 10 rate it a hold, and one rates it a sell. TheStreet Ratings has a B- buy rating on Mosaic.

    Earnings: For the quarter ending in February, estimates are for Mosaic to earn $1.08 a share, compared with 47 cents a share in the year-ago period.

    More on Mosaic: Mosaic was one of Fortune's 10 best stocks for 2011.

    EMC

    EMC (EMC) hit a new 52-week high of $27.10 on Wednesday.

    As of the most-recent reporting period, EMC is one of the top holdings of Bill Miller's Legg Mason Capital Management, comprising 2.3% of the total portfolio, and of Julian Robertson's Tiger Management, comprising 4.5% of the total.

    Stock Overview: EMC and its subsidiaries develop, deliver and support the Information Technology industry's range of information infrastructure technologies and solutions. It has traded in a 52-week range of $16.63 to $27.10 and closed up 3.5% for the day on Wednesday at $27.08. It has a market cap of $53.9 billion and a 2.7 short interest ratio, and it trades at a P/E of 29.7.

    Analyst Ratings: Of 36 analysts covering the stock, 28 rate it a buy, and eight rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings has an A- buy rating on EMC.

    Earnings: EMC recently reported fourth-quarter earnings of 42 cents a share, excluding items, up 27% from the year-ago quarter and beating estimates for 41 cents a share. For the current quarter, estimates are for 25 cents a share, compared with 20 cents a share in the same quarter last year.

    More on EMC: Stephanie Link recently named EMC one of her top three tech trades.

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