James Barrow

Last Update: 2014-08-12

Number of Stocks: 169
Number of New Stocks: 6

Total Value: $74,422 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 6%

Countries: USA
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James Barrow' s Profile & Performance

Profile

Mr. Barrow is Executive Director of Dallas based investment firm Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss, the lead portfolio manager for the Vanguard Windsor II and Selected Value Funds. He graduated from the University of South Carolina with a BS. For the 10-year period ended 3/31/2010, the Selected Value Funds averaged 9.33% a year, while the market had negative returns.

Web Page:https://www.barrowhanley.com/

Investing Philosophy

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss' equity portfolios will always exhibit below-market price-to-earnings ratios, below-market price-to-book ratios, and above-market dividend yields, regardless of market conditions.

Total Holding History

Performance of Vanguard Selected Value Fund

YearReturn (%)S&P500 (%)Excess Gain (%)
201342.0431.5510.5
201215.2515.4-0.1
20110.822.08-1.3
3-Year Cumulative65 (18.2%/year)55 (15.7%/year)10 (2.5%/year)
201019.4415.064.4
200936.2626.469.8
5-Year Cumulative168.6 (21.8%/year)125.5 (17.7%/year)43.1 (4.1%/year)
2008-35.49-371.5
2007-0.235.61-5.8
20067.9515.79-7.8
20051.524.91-3.4
200411.8612-0.1
10-Year Cumulative111.9 (7.8%/year)104.1 (7.4%/year)7.8 (0.4%/year)
200315.2128.7-13.5
20025.13-22.127.2
20017.91-11.919.8
20005.75-9.114.9
19990.3721-20.6
15-Year Cumulative194 (7.5%/year)98.3 (4.7%/year)95.7 (2.8%/year)
199817.5128.6-11.1
1997-6.5833.4-40.0

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Deep Value Investor James Barrow Unloads Six
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