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Vanguard Windsor Fund Manager James Barrow Portfolio Update
Posted by: GuruFocus (IP Logged)
Date: May 9, 2012 08:24AM

James Barrow, the manager of Vanguard Windsor II and Selected Value Funds reported his second quarter portfolio. As usual, his portfolio has extremely low turnovers. As of 03/31/2012, Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss owns 158 stocks with a total value of $50.8 billion.

James Barrow has built excellent track record over the past decade. His Vanguard Select Value Fund outperformed the S&P 500 eight out of last ten years with a cumulative gain of 104%, while the S&P500 gained 34.9%.

James Barrow did initiate a few small positions in the first quarter. He Buys Embraer Air, Target Corp, Berry Petroleum, Sells Hewlett Packard, RSC Holdings, Exco Resources. These are the complete list:

For the details of James Barrow's stock buys and sells, go to http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=James+Barrow

This is the sector weightings of his portfolio:

Financials 22.4%
Industrials 14.9%
Health Care 13.9%
Consumer Goods 13.5%
Oil & Gas 9%
Technology 8.4%
Utilities 8.1%
Consumer Services 4.8%
Telecom 4.4%
Basic Materials 0.7%


These are the top 5 holdings of James Barrow

  1. Philip Morris (PM) - 21,916,982 shares, 3.8% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 0.8%
  2. Conocophillips (COP) - 21,148,949 shares, 3.2% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 1.26%
  3. Amer Express Co (AXP) - 25,849,291 shares, 2.9% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 1.41%
  4. Intl Bus Mach (IBM) - 6,831,828 shares, 2.8% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 1.95%
  5. Microsoft Corp (MSFT) - 42,848,592 shares, 2.7% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 1.51%


New Purchase: Berry Petroleum (BRY)

James Barrow initiated holdings in Berry Petroleum. His purchase prices were between $43.28 and $55.74, with an estimated average price of $45.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.08%. His holdings were 843,200 shares as of 03/31/2012.

New Purchase: St Jude Medical (STJ)

James Barrow initiated holdings in St Jude Medical. His purchase prices were between $34.52 and $44.54, with an estimated average price of $38.62. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.04%. His holdings were 403,300 shares as of 03/31/2012.

New Purchase: Duff&Phelps CP (DUF)

James Barrow initiated holdings in Duff&phelps Cp. His purchase prices were between $13.75 and $15.97, with an estimated average price of $14.23. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.03%. His holdings were 1,113,409 shares as of 03/31/2012.

New Purchase: Schwab(chas) (SCHW)

James Barrow initiated holdings in Schwab(chas). His purchase prices were between $11.61 and $15.38, with an estimated average price of $12.37. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.03%. His holdings were 1,157,900 shares as of 03/31/2012.

New Purchase: Ca Inc (CA)

James Barrow initiated holdings in Ca Inc. His purchase prices were between $20.16 and $27.9, with an estimated average price of $23.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.01%. His holdings were 161,700 shares as of 03/31/2012.

Here is the complete portfolio of James Barrow. Also check out the Undervalued Stocks, Top Growth Companies, and High Yield stocks of James Barrow.




Guru Discussed: James Barrow: Current Portfolio, Stock Picks
Stocks Discussed: PM, COP, AXP, IBM, MSFT,
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