Diamond Hill Capital

Diamond Hill Capital

Last Update: 02-10-2017

Number of Stocks: 169
Number of New Stocks: 14

Total Value: $17,228 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 7%

Countries: USA
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Diamond Hill Capital Watch

  • Mario Gabelli’s Top 3 New Holdings for the 4th Quarter

    Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio), founder, chairman and CEO of GAMCO Investors, gained 58 new holdings in the final quarter of 2016. His top three new holdings are Brocade Communications Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:BRCD), Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:ENH) and Liberty Expedia Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LEXEA).

    Gabelli founded his firm in 1976 in Rye, New York. With a 15-member investment team and over 40 analysts, the firm utilizes fundamental, bottom-up research and a consistent investment process to generate superior risk-adjusted returns. As of Sept. 30, 2016, the firm had $39.9 billion in assets under management.


  • 3 Stocks That Have Gotten Cheaper in Market's All-Time High

    The Dow, Nasdaq and the S&P 500 stock index soared to record highs this month, fueled by a confluence of Friday’s job report that showed an increase in U.S. wages, a spike in energy prices, a Fed meeting that allayed worry it would raise interest rates and investor optimism that President Donald Trump will improve the economy.

    Markets this trading week completed a two-month run since the U.S. election on Nov. 8 that has included a string of new records. In the past month, Nasdaq rose 3.4%, reaching a record peak Thursday; the S&P 500 gained 2.59% to a new intraday high Friday; and the Dow climbed 3.8%, coming within one point of 20,000 for the first time Friday.


  • Discounted Stocks: Apple, Accenture, Aaron's

    According to GuruFocus' All-in-One Screener, several gurus are focusing on stocks whose Peter Lynch fair values are below the current prices.

    Aaron's Inc. (AAN) is trading at about $32 per share, and the Peter Lynch value gives the stock a fair price of $28.6. It is overpriced by 14%.


  • Bernard Horn Gains 2 Holdings, Cuts 3 Others

    Bernard Horn (Trades, Portfolio) of the Polaris Global Value Fund purchased two new holdings and exited three others in the third quarter.

    Horn founded Polaris Capital Management in 1995. The firm invests in discounted but high-quality stocks in developed and emerging markets. All trades are managed on a team basis using a consistent process and approach. The investment philosophy is based on two basic beliefs: country and industry are important factors in price, and global market fluctuations produce mispriced stocks.


  • Murray Stahl Exits Dreamworks, Buys AMC Networks

    Murray Stahl (Trades, Portfolio) is the chairman of Horizon Asset Management Inc. He is also director of research and co-portfolio manager of the Small Cap Opportunities Fund and the Paradigm Fund. During the third quarter the guru’s largest trades were the following:

    He closed his stake in Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc. (DWA) with an impact of -5.02% on the portfolio.


  • Joel Greenblatt’s Top 3 New Holdings for the 3rd Quarter

    Gotham Asset Management’s Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) purchased 219 new positions in the third quarter. His top three new holdings are Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR), WestRock Co. (NYSE:WRK) and Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB).

    The guru bought 596,095 shares in Danaher for an average price of $79.95 per share. The transaction had an impact of 0.6% on his portfolio.


  • Abbott Laboratories CEO Buys Stock in Company

    Miles White (Insider Trades), CEO and chairman of Abbott Laboratories (ABT), purchased 369,950 shares in the company in five transations on Nov. 10. The per share price ranged from $40.45 to $40.67.

    Abbott Laboratories is a health care company that provides generic branded pharmaceuticals. The company has a market cap of $57.62 billion.


  • 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.


  • Kimberly-Clark Reports 3rd Quarter Results

    Kimberly-Clark Corp. (NYSE:KMB) released third-quarter results and updated its full-year outlook on Monday.

    The company is known for its portfolio of personal care brands that include Kleenex, Scott and Huggies. Founded in 1872 as a paper mill operator, the company has a long history and a presence in over 175 countries. The company, which is headquartered in Irving, Texas, went public in 1928. The company has three business segments, Personal Care, Consumer Tissue and K-C Professional.


  • Ford Is a Value Trap

    On the surface, Ford (NYSE:F) may look like a buy. Low price-earnings (P/E) ratio (5.8), decent margins, solid earnings and growth in book value make the stock pop up on a lot of value screens. In fact, big investors like Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio), Richard Pzena (Trades, Portfolio), Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) and Diamond Hill Capital (Trades, Portfolio) all have sizable positions in Ford.

    After 2008, Ford was one of the few large companies that seemed to be on stable footing, especially in the auto industry. After a $30 billion decrease in revenue, the company has grown sales and regained profitability. Since 2009, Ford has earned over $55 billion after taxes, which is actually more than its current market capitalization.


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