This Billionaire is Buying These 5 Stocks Now

Investment Undergound reports that George Soros is buying the following 5 stocks:

1) Exar  Corp. (NASDAQ:EXAR):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $5.40 to $7.72, and most recently traded at $6.11.  Its market capitalization is $271 million.  The company lost $0.46 per share last year.  Its forward price-to-earnings ratio is 76.38.

About the company: Exar Corporation designs, develops, and markets analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits for use in communications and video and imaging products.  The Company also produces digital integrated circuits in communications products, as well as general purpose analog integrated circuits.

Other companies that operate in this industry include: Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ:MXIM), PMC-Sierra, Inc. (NASDAQ:PMCS), Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE:ADI), Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ:ISIL), Texas Instruments, Inc. (NYSE:TXN), ON Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ:ONNN), Integrated Device Technology (NASDAQ:IDTI), TranSwitch Corporation (NASDAQ:TXCC), National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:NSM), and Semtech Corporation (NASDAQ:SMTC).

2) Dendreon Corp. (NASDAQ:DNDN):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $25.78 to $57.57, and most recently traded at $43.43.  Its market capitalization is $6.3 billion.  The company lost $3.18 per share over the past year.  Its forward price-to-earnings ratio is 144.77 and its trailing price-to-sales ratio is 131.51.

About the company: Dendreon Corporation discovers and develops immunologically based therapeutic products for the treatment of cancer.  The Company combines knowledge in immunology and antigen engineering with proprietary cell separation technologies to develop therapeutic vaccines that induce cell-mediated immunity, the body’s key defense against cancer.

Other companies that operate in this industry include: BioSante Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:BPAX), Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ:AGEN), Celldex Therapeutics (NASDAQ:CLDX), OncoGenex Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:OGXI), GTx, Inc. (NASDAQ:GTXI), .Tengion, Inc.(NASDAQ:TNGN), Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTIC), Spectrum Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ:SPPI), MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD), and SuperGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:SUPG).

3) Delta Air Lines, Inc. (NYSE:DAL):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $8.91 to $14.54.  Its market capitalization is $8.6 billion, its trailing price-to-earnings ratio is 16.58, and it earn $0.63 last year.  Its forward price-to-earnings ratio is 5.24 and its price-to-sales ratio is 0.27.

About the company: Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers, frieght, and mail over a network of routes throughout the United States and internationally.

Other companies that operate in this industry include: AMR Corproation (NYSE:AMR), United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL), Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE:ALK), US Airways Group, Inc. (NYSE:LCC), Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV), JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ:JBLU), AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AAI), SkyWest, Inc. (NASDAQ:SKYW), Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HA), and Air France – KLM (AFLYY).

4) Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $47.77 to $57.90 and most recently traded at $54.98.  Its market capitalization is $191 billion, its trailing price-to-earnings ratio is 12.32, and it earned $4.46 per share last year.  Its forward price-to-earnings ratio is 11.24, and its price-to-sales ratio is 0.46.

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates discount stores, supercenters, and neighborhood markets.  The Company’s discount stores and supercenters offer merchandise such as apparel, housewares, small appliances, electronics, and hardware.  Walmart’s markets offer a full-line supermarket and a limited assortment of general merchandise.  The Company operates nationally and internationally.

Other companies that operate in this industry include: Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT), Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ:COST), Dollar General Corp. (NYSE:DG), BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. (NYSE:BJ), Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO), Gordmans Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ:GMAN), Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR), Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), and Fred’s Inc. (NASDAQ:FRED).

5) Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F):  The stock has traded in a 52-week range of $9.75 to $18.97 and recently traded at $15.47.  Its market capitalization is $58 billion, its trailing price-to-earnings ratio is 9.3, and it earned $1.66 per share last year.  Its forward price-to-earnings ratio is 7.74 and its trailing price-to-sales ratio is 0.45.

About the company: Ford Motor Company designs, manufactures, and services cars and trucks.  The Company also provides vehicle-related financing, leasing, and insurance through its subsidiary.

Other companies that operate in this industry include: General Motors Company (NYSE:GM), Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE:TM), Daimler AG (DDAIF), HONDA MOTOR CO. LTD (NYSE:HMC), Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. (NSANY), Tesla Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA), Volkswagen AG (VLKAY), Navistar International Corp. (NYSE:NAV), PSA Peugeot Citroen (PEUGY), and Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPAR).

Note: Financial data is taken from Yahoo! Finance.  Selected other data is taken from Google Finance.  All data are assumed to be accurate.

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