Glenn Greenberg (Trades, Portfolio) of Brave Warrior Advisors LLC made only 14 transactions in the third quarter, which is fewer than most of the gurus we follow tend to make in a quarter, demonstrating his dedication to his belief that a concentrated portfolio is a “defense against ignorance.” Few people, if any, would regard Greenberg as ignorant, but in his definition of ignorance, the more companies you own, the less you are likely to know about them and the more likely you are to make a mistake. Greenberg doesn't make many mistakes.
Greenberg’s most noteworthy third-quarter deal was the sale of his 1,739,482-share stake in Express Scripts Holding Co. (NASDAQ:ESRX), a St. Louis-based health care and pharmaceutical company, for an average price of $87.1 per share. The divestiture had a -4.47% impact on Greenberg’s portfolio. Continue Reading »