Ken Heebner

Ken Heebner

Last Update: 02-10-2017

Number of Stocks: 56
Number of New Stocks: 21

Total Value: $2,254 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 31%

Countries: USA
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Ken Heebner Watch

  • Ken Heebner's CGM Funds Share New 4th Quarter Stock Positions

    Ken Heebner (Trades, Portfolio)’s high-turnover Capital Growth Management bought 21 new stocks in the fourth quarter, it reported this week.

    CGM’s style is flexible and opportunistic. They first go by macroeconomic factors, and then select industries and companies based on fundamentals. While pursuing long-term growth of capital, the advisor also weaves in and out of holdings based on vagaries of the market, economy or companies.  


  • Some of the Best-Performing Stocks

    According to GuruFocus' All-in-One Guru Screener, the following are some of the stocks that have outperformed the Standard & Poor's 500 Index over the last 12 months and were bought by gurus during the last quarter.


    Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (AMD) with a market cap of $12.63 billion has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by 564.9% over the last 12 months.

      


  • 7 Stocks You Could Buy to Beat the Market

    According to GuruFocus' All-in-One Guru Screener, the following are some of the stocks that have outperformed the Standard & Poor's 500 Index over the last 12 months and were bought by gurus during the last quarter.


    Companhia Siderurgica Nacional ADR (SID) with a market cap of $5.1 billion has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by 390.7% during the last 12 months.

      


  • 7 Stocks Outperforming the Market

    According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Guru Screener, the following are some of the stocks that outperformed the Standard & Poor's 500 Index over the last 12 months and were bought by gurus during the last quarter.


    Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) with a market cap of $10.51 billion outperformed the S&P500 Index by 416.7% in 2016.

      


  • BHP Billiton, Vale SA, Rio Tinto Among the Best Buys for 2017

    Despite many analysts suggesting to invest in gold stocks, there are some investors who suggest staying out of the gold industry because they prefer to hold a defensive strategy, waiting for the cloud of uncertainty that prevails in the financial markets to dissipate before making their next investment decision.


    One of these investors is Vince Lanci, the owner of Echobay Partners LCC, a private fund management company, and fund manager with several years of investing experience in precious metals and energy.

      


  • Ken Heebner Buys Adobe Systems

    Guru Ken Heebner (Trades, Portfolio) is a value investor who follows the same basic principles as Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio). He invests in companies that he understands. During the third quarter, Heebner purchased 468,000 shares of Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE). Since the trade, Adobe Systems has gained an estimated 6%.


      


  • Ken Heebner Cuts Lennar, Buys Western Digital, Micron

    Ken Heebner (Trades, Portfolio) is the co-founder of Capital Growth Management, a money manager with more than $6 billion under management. During the third quarter the guru’s largest trades were as follows:


    He reduced his stake in Lennar Corp. (LEN) by 65.88% with an impact of -7.42% on the portfolio.

      


  • 7 Low P/E Stocks Gurus Are Buying

    Gurus are buying stocks that are trading with low price-earnings (P/E) ratios. Some are undervalued, according to the DCF calculator.


    CalAtlantic Group Inc. (CAA) with a market cap of $3.67 billion is trading with a P/E ratio of 12.43 and a price-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.62. According to the DCF calculator the stock has a fair value of $26.65 while trading at about $30.99; it is overpriced by 16%. The price has dropped by 22% during the last 12 months and is now 28.33% below its 52-week high and 14.91% above its 52-week low.

      


  • Seven New Stocks in My Purloined Portfolio

    In the twilight of his career, Kemmons Wilson, the founder of Holiday Inn, ran a smaller chain called Wilson World.


    I visited one of his hotels with Wilson and admired the swim-up bar, a feature I had never seen before. Wilson said that he had seen one at a competitor’s hotel and copied it. He was never ashamed, Wilson said, to take a good idea from a competitor.

      


  • 6 Bargain Stocks Trading Below the Peter Lynch Value

    According to GuruFocus' All-in-One Screener, several gurus are focusing on stocks whose Peter Lynch fair value is far above the current price. The following stocks are trading with wide margins of safety.


    D.R. Horton Inc. (DHI) is trading at about $29 per share, and the Peter Lynch value gives the stock a fair price of $33.6, giving investors a margin of safety of 15%.

      


  • Ken Heebner Buys NetEase

    Capital Growth Management’s founder, Ken Heebner (Trades, Portfolio) purchased a 225,000 share stake of NetEase (NTES) at an average price of $155.40 during the second quarter. Since the purchase, the company’s market value has skyrocketed gaining an estimated 51%.


    NetEase is a Chinese internet technology company that provides online services centered on content, community, communications and commerce. It was originally founded in 1997 by Ding Lei, and it was a key pioneer in the development of internet services for China. Today, NetEase develops and operates some of China’s most popular online PC and mobile games, advertising services, email and e-commerce platforms. The company is also one of the largest providers of free email services in China, it offers advanced features such as voice search and facial recognition. NetEase also offers fee-based premium email services for corporate users.

      


  • Ken Heebner's CGM Mutual Fund 2nd Quarter Report

    CGM Mutual Fund decreased -1.8% during the second quarter of 2016 compared to a return of 2.5% for the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index (S&P 500 Index) and 2.3% for the BofA Merrill Lynch U.S. Corporate, Government and Mortgage Index. For the first six months of the year, CGM Mutual Fund returned -6.7%, the S&P 500 Index, 3.8% and the BofA Merrill Lynch U.S. Corporate, Government and Mortgage Bond Index, 5.5%.

      


  • Ken Heebner Purchases Stake in Tata Motors

    During the second quarter, guru Ken Heebner (Trades, Portfolio) purchased 210,000 shares of Tata Motors (TTM), at an average price of $31.28 per share. Since Heebner purchased his stake in Tata Motors, the company has risen an estimated 24% in price.


      


  • Bargain Stocks With Growing Earnings

    Companies with growing EPS are often good investments as they can return a good profit to investors. Here is a selection of the most undervalued companies, according to the DCF calculator, that have a five-year growing EPS.


    Earnings per share of Signature Bank (SBNY) grew by 23% over the last five years and according to the DCF calculator, the stock at the price of $124.13 is undervalued and is trading with a margin of safety of 43%.

      


  • Ken Heebner Buys Stake in Dupont Fabros Technology

    Ken Heebner (Trades, Portfolio) purchased a 1,240,000-share stake in Dupont Fabros Technology Inc. (NYSE:DFT) in the first quarter.


    Dupont Fabros Technology is a real estate investment trust that is headquartered in Washington, D.C. The company designs and operates innovative, multi-tenant, wholesale data centers. Its facilities are designed to offer highly specialized, efficient and safe computing environments in a low priced operating model. Its customers include national and international enterprises across numerous industries including technology, Internet, content providers, cloud providers, media, communications, health care and financial services.

      


  • Ken Heebner's CGM Mutual Fund Q1 Report

    CGM Mutual Fund returned -5.0% during the first quarter of 2016 compared to a return of 1.3% for the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index (S&P 500 Index) and 3.1% for the Bank of America Merrill Lynch U.S. Corporate, Government and Mortgage Bond Index.

      


  • Construction Materials Companies Top Heebner's 1st-Quarter Acquisitions List

    Of his 21 new buys in the first quarter, Ken Heebner (Trades, Portfolio)’s largest acquisitions were in construction materials companies.

    Heebner’s biggest new buy of the quarter was a 535,000-share stake in Vulcan Materials Co. (NYSE:VMC), a construction materials company based in Birmingham, Alabama. Heebner paid an average price of $94.56 per share in a deal that had a 2.41% impact on Heebner’s portfolio.  


  • Undervalued Stocks With Wide Margin of Safety

    The following stocks are trading with a wide margin of safety according to the DCF calculator, and some of them have a very low P/E ratio. GuruFocus' All-in-One Screener can be used to find similar stocks. 


    D.R. Horton Inc. (DHI) has a market cap of $11.67 billion and a GuruFocus’ business predictability rating of 1 star. The stock has a price of $31.6 with a forward P/E ratio of 12.30, and according to the DCF calculator is trading with a margin of safety of 43%. During the last 12 months, the price of the stock has risen by 10% and is now 4.53% below its 52-week high.

      


  • Gilead, Expedia Are Greatly Undervalued

    The following are some of the stocks that are trading below the Peter Lynch earnings line, according to GuruFocus' All-In-One Screener.


    D.R. Horton Inc. (DHI) is trading at about $30 per share, but the Peter Lynch earnings line gives the company a fair price of $51.50, for a margin of safety of 42%. It is trading with a P/E ratio of 14.50, which is ranked lower than 53% of its competitors in the Global Residential Construction industry, and is currently 9.76% below its 52-week high and 30.04% above its 52-week low.

      


  • Ken Heebner's CGM Mutual Fund Q4 Commentary

    CGM Mutual Fund increased 1.1% during the fourth quarter of 2015, compared to the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index (S&P 500 Index) which increased 7.0% and the BofA Merrill Lynch U.S. Corporate, Government and Mortgage Bond Index which returned -0.6% over the same period. For the twelve months ended December 31, 2015, CGM Mutual Fund decreased -3.1%, the S&P 500 Index increased 1.4% and the BofA Merrill Lynch U.S. Corporate, Government and Mortgage Bond Index returned 0.6%.

      


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