52-Week Lows: European Bank Stocks Continue to Tank

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about 50 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. ABB Ltd. (NYSE:ABB): Down 0.55% to $17.99. ABB Limited provides power and automation technologies. The Company operates under segments that include power products, power systems, automation products, process automation and robotics.
  2. AFLAC Inc. (NYSE:AFL): Up 1.03% to $34.18. Aflac, Inc. is a general business holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides supplemental insurance to individuals in the United States and Japan. Aflac’s products include accident/disability plans, cancer expense plans, short-term disability plans, sickness and hospital indemnity plans, hospital intensive care plans, and fixed-benefit dental plans.
  3. Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA): Down 0.49% to $94.65. Apache Corporation is an independent energy company. The Company explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. The Company has operations in North America, onshore Egypt, offshore Western Australia, offshore the United Kingdom in the North Sea (North Sea), and onshore Argentina, as well as on the Chilean side of the island of Tierra del Fuego.
  4. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. (NYSE:BBVA): Down 0.79% to $7.56. Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A. attracts deposits and offers retail, wholesale, and investment banking services. The Bank offers consumer and mortgage loans, private banking, asset management, insurance, mutual funds, and securities brokerage services. It operates in Europe and Latin America.
  5. B Communications Ltd (NASDAQ:BCOM): Down 12.61% to $16.50. B Communications Ltd., through a subsidiary, offers telecommunications services. The Company offers domestic, international and cellular telephone; broadband Internet access; multi-channel television; leased line; and corporate network services. B Communications operates in Israel.
  6. Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS): Up 0.77% to $9.18. Barclays PLC offers commercial and investment banking, insurance, financial, asset management and related services. The Company’s banking subsidiaries operates branches in the United Kingdom and overseas.
  7. CNOOC Ltd. (NYSE:CEO): Down 0.57% to $173.38. CNOOC Limited, through its subsidiaries, explores, develops, produces, and sells crude oil and natural gas.
  8. CRH plc (NYSE:CRH): Down 2.92% to $14.97. CRH plc manufactures cement, concrete products, aggregates, asphalt, clay bricks, chemical lime, security fencing products, and roofing, insulation and other building materials. The Group also operates some 136 builders merchant locations and 54 DIY stores. CRH, via its subsidiaries, operates in some 19 countries, including Ireland, the US, Spain, Germany and the Netherlands.
  9. Credit Suisse Group (NYSE:CS): Up 0.39% to $22.95. Credit Suisse Group AG is an international financial services group. The Group provides investment banking, private banking, and asset management services to customers located around the world.
  10. Deutsche Bank AG (NYSE:DB): Down 3.92% to $29.92. Deutsche Bank AG is a global financial service provider delivering commercial, investment, private and retail banking. The Bank offers debt, foreign exchange, derivatives, commodities, money markets, repo and securitization, cash equities, research, equity prime services, loans, convertibles, advice on M&A and IPO’s, trade finance, retail banking, asset management and corporate investments.
  11. Centrais Electricas Brasileiras S.A. (NYSE:EBR): Down 1.53% to $9.65. Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. (Eletrobras) generates, transmits, and markets electricity through regional companies in Brazil. The Company plans, finances, coordinates, and supervises expansion projects for its subsidiaries.
  12. Encana Corporation (NYSE:ECA): Down 0.57% to $22.76. Encana Corporation explores for, develops, produces, and markets natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. The Company operates in North and South America.
  13. iShares MSCI EAFE Index (NYSE:EFA): Down 0.43% to $48.54. iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the MSCI EAFE Index. The Fund will concentrate its investments in stocks in the MSCI EAFE Index to approximately the same extent the Index is so concentrated.
  14. EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE:EOG): Up 0.93% to $86.11. EOG Resources, Inc. explores for, develops, produces and markets natural gas and crude oil. The Company operates in major producing basins in the United States, Canada, Trinidad, the United Kingdom North Sea, China and, from time to time, select other international areas.
  15. LM Ericsson Telephone Co. (NASDAQ:ERIC): Down 4.04% to $9.98. Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson develops and manufactures products for wired and mobile communications in public and private networks. The Company produces mobile telephones through its Sony Ericsson joint venture. Ericsson manufactures and installs wired and wireless communications systems, wireless microwave links, call center equipment, microelectronics, and radar systems.
  16. Express Scripts Inc. (NASDAQ:ESRX): Up 1.67% to $44.40. Express Scripts, Inc is a full service pharmacy benefit management and specialty managed care company serving clients throughout North America. The Company’s customers include managed care organizations, insurance carriers, third party administrators, employers, and union-sponsored benefit plans. Express provides pharmacy network management, formulary management, and other services.
  17. Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN): Down 0.52% to $38.46. Eaton Corporation manufactures engineered products which serve industrial, vehicle, construction, commercial, and aerospace markets. The Company’s principal products include hydraulic products and fluid connectors, electrical power distribution and control equipment, truck drivetrain systems, engine components, and a wide variety of controls.
  18. France Telecom (NYSE:FTE): Down 4.02% to $15.75. France Telecom SA provides telecommunications services to residential, professional, and large business customers. The Company offers public fixed-line telephone, leased lines and data transmission, mobile telecommunications, cable television, Internet and wireless applications, and broadcasting services, and telecommunications equipment sales and rentals.
  19. General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE): Down 0.53% to $15.01. General Electric Company is a diversified technology, media and financial services company. The Company offers products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, and water processing technology to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. General Electric conducts operations globally.
  20. The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS): Up 0.66% to $102.92. 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.
  21. HSBC Holdings plc (NYSE:HBC): Down 1.57% to $39.42. 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.
  22. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (NYSE:HMC): Down 0.78% to $29.44. HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD. develops, manufactures, and distributes motorcycles, automobiles, and power products such as generators and farm machinery. The Company also operates a financial credit business. Honda Motor has manufacturing facilities in the US, Canada, the UK, France, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Mexico, India, and Thailand.
  23. Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ): Down 0.31% to $22.58. 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.
  24. Infosys Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:INFY): Up 0.64% to $47.47. Infosys Technologies Limited provides IT consulting and software services, including e-business, program management and supply chain solutions. The Group’s services include application development, product co-development, and system implementation and system engineering. Infosys targets businesses specializing in the insurance, banking, telecommunication and manufacturing sectors.
  25. ING Groep NV (NYSE:ING): Down 5.57% to $6.27. ING Groep N.V. offers financial services to individuals, corporations, and other institutions. The Company offers corporate, investment, and private banking services, asset and portfolio management, treasury services, and insurance. ING Groep has offices throughout the world.
  26. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM): Up 1.06% to $32.42. JPMorgan Chase & Co. provides global financial services and retail banking. The Company provides services such as investment banking, treasury and securities services, asset management, private banking, card member services, commercial banking, and home finance. JP Morgan Chase serves business enterprises, institutions, and individuals.
  27. KB Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:KB): Down 1.61% to $36.16. KB Financial Group, Inc. is the holding company for Kookmin Bank. The Bank attracts deposits and offers commercial banking services. Kookmin offers mortgage and home equity, consumer and corporate loans; credit cards; securities investment and trading services; investment banking; investment advice; foreign exchange services; and insurance.
  28. Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS): Up 3.24% to $43.98. Kohl’s Corporation operates a chain of family-oriented department stores. The Company’s stores feature apparel, footwear and accessories for women, men and children; soft home products such as sheets and pillows; and housewares targeted to middle income customers. Kohl’s also offers online shopping as well as offers store credit cards.
  29. Kyocera Corp. (NYSE:KYO): Down 1.65% to $83.68. KYOCERA CORPORATION manufacturers electronic equipment and components. The Company’s products include telecommunication equipment, information equipment, optical equipment, ceramic products, semiconductor parts, chips, hybrid integrated circuits, thermal printheads, image sensors, liquid crystal displays, and connectors. Kyocera operates worldwide.
  30. Mobile Telesystems OJSC (NYSE:MBT): Down 0.27% to $14.56. 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.
  31. Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS): Down 1.51% to $15.05. 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.
  32. Arcelor Mittal (NYSE:MT): Down 1.86% to $17.43. 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.
  33. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:MTU): Down 0.72% to $4.13. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is a holding company established through the merger of Mitsubishi Tokyo Financial Group and UFJ Holdings. As a financial group, the Company provides a variety of financial and investment services including commercial banking, trust banking, international finance, and assets management services.
  34. Nomura Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NMR): Down 1.85% to $3.71. 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.
  35. Panasonic Corporation (NYSE:PC): Down 1.12% to $9.72. 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.
  36. Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP): Up 0.25% to $60.14. PepsiCo, Inc. operates worldwide beverage, snack and food businesses. The Company manufacture or uses contract manufacturers, market and sell a variety of grain-based snacks, carbonated and non-carbonated beverages and foods in countries throughout the world.
  37. Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV (NYSE:PHG): Down 1.51% to $16.97. Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. manufactures medical systems; domestic appliances; consumer electronics; and lighting. The Company produces imaging, ultrasound and healthcare informatics equipment; shaving and beauty and health and wellness products; displays, and peripherals; and lamps and luminaries.
  38. Royal Bank of Canada (NYSE:RY): Down 2.18% to $46.62. Royal Bank of Canada is a diversified financial services company. The Company provides personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, corporate and investment banking, and transaction processing services. Royal Bank offers its services to personal, business, public sector and institutional clients with operations worldwide.
  39. Charles Schwab Corp. (NYSE:SCHW): Up 1.69% to $11.46. The Charles Schwab Corporation provides a variety of financial services to individual investors, independent investment managers, retirement plans, and institutions. The Company provides its clients with securities brokerage, banking, and related financial services through offices in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom.
  40. Shinhan Financial Group Co. Ltd. (NYSE:SHG): Down 2.09% to $73.21. Shinhan Financial Group Co., Ltd., a holding company, provides a full range of consumer and commercial banking-related financial services. The company’s main businesses include banking, securities brokerage, trust banking, and assets management to individuals, businesses, and other financial institutions.
  41. Siemens AG (NYSE:SI): Up 0.92% to $89.19. Siemens AG manufactures a wide range of industrial and consumer products. The Company builds locomotives, traffic control systems, automotive electronics, and engineers electrical power plants. Siemens also provides public and private communications networks, computers, building control systems, medical equipment, and electrical components. The Company operates worldwide.
  42. Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd. (NYSE:SLT): Down 2.28% to $10.73. Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd. manufactures a wide range of electrical wires and related products. The Company’s products include copper cathodes, continuous cast copper rods, power transmission line aluminum conductors, sulphuric acid and phosphoric acid. Sterlite Industries also manufactures zinc and lead products.
  43. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:SMFG): 0% to $5.33. Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, Inc. is a holding company established by Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation. Sumitomo Mitsui Card Co., SMBC Leasing Co., and The Japanese Research Institute, Ltd. joined the Group in Feb., 2003. The Company manages financial operations for its subsidiaries. The Group provides commercial banking and a variety of financial services.
  44. Sony Corporation (NYSE:SNE): Down 0.66% to $19.50. SONY CORPORATION manufactures audio, home video game consoles, communications, key device and information technology products for the consumer and professional markets. The Company’s other businesses include music, pictures, computer entertainment, and online businesses.
  45. Banco Santander, S.A. (NYSE:STD): Down 4.7% to $7.50. Banco Santander SA attracts deposits and offers retail, commercial and private banking, and asset management services. The Bank offers consumer credit, mortgage loans, lease financing, factoring, mutual funds, pension funds, insurance, commercial credit, investment banking services, structured finance, and advice on mergers and acquisitions.
  46. State Street Corp. (NYSE:STT): Up 1.09% to $32.40. State Street Corporation services institutional investors and manages financial assets worldwide. The Company’s products and services include custody, accounting, administration, daily pricing, international exchange services, cash management, financial asset management, securities lending, and investment advisory services.
  47. Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU): Down 2.67% to $28.79. Suncor Energy, Inc. is a integrated energy company focused on developing the Athabasca oil sands basin. The Company extracts and upgrades oil sands into refinery feedstock and diesel fuel, explores for, develops and produces natural gas, refines crude oil and markets a range of petroleum and petrochemical products, and operates crude oil pipelines and retail petroleum stations.
  48. Sysco Corp. (NYSE:SYY): Up 0.37% to $26.80. Sysco Corporation distributes food and related products primarily to the foodservice industry. The Company also distributes personal care guest amenities, housekeeping supplies, room accessories, and textiles to the lodging industry.
  49. Telefonica, S.A. (NYSE:TEF): Down 1.22% to $17.80. Telefonica S.A. provides telecommunications services mainly to countries in Europe and Latin America. The Company offers fixed-line and mobile telephone, Internet, and data transmission services to residential and corporate customers.
  50. Telecom Italia SpA (NYSE:TI): Down 4.21% to $10.00. Telecom Italia S.p.A., through subsidiaries, offers fixed line and mobile telephone and data transmission services in Italy and abroad. The Company offers local and long-distance telephone, satellite communications, Internet access, and teleconferencing services.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from FINVIZ.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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