James Barrow

Last Update: 02-04-2015

Number of Stocks: 162
Number of New Stocks: 4

Total Value: $74,699 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 3%

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 (%)
20146.3613.69-7.3
201342.0432.399.7
201215.2516-0.8
3-Year Cumulative74.1 (20.3%/year)74.6 (20.4%/year)-0.5 (-0.1%/year)
20110.822.11-1.3
201019.4415.064.4
5-Year Cumulative109.7 (16%/year)105.1 (15.5%/year)4.6 (0.5%/year)
200936.2626.469.8
2008-35.49-371.5
2007-0.235.49-5.7
20067.9515.79-7.8
20051.524.91-3.4
10-Year Cumulative101.5 (7.3%/year)109.4 (7.7%/year)-7.9 (-0.4%/year)
200411.8610.881.0
200315.2128.68-13.5
20025.13-22.127.2
20017.91-11.8919.8
20005.75-9.114.9
15-Year Cumulative211.6 (7.9%/year)86.4 (4.2%/year)125.2 (3.7%/year)
19990.3721.04-20.7
199817.5128.58-11.1
1997-6.5833.36-39.9

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