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Five Companies Cut - Pzena Investment Management Update
Posted by: Sally Jones (IP Logged)
Date: November 12, 2013 09:21AM

The changes in the third quarter portfolio of Pzena Investment Management LLC, led by Richard Pzena, include high-impact reductions of State Street Corp. (STT), Molson Coors Brewing (TAP), Allstate Corp. (ALL) and Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ), and the selling of Hospira Inc. (HSP), among many others. Here are Guru Richard Pzena’s trade details, as of Sept. 30, 2013.

State Street Corp. (STT): Reduced

Impacts Portfolio: -0.42%

Current Shares: 3,318,282

Up 62% over 12 months, State Street Corp., an asset management company, has a market cap of $31.52 billion; its shares trade with a P/E ratio of 16.40. The dividend yield is 1.40%.

Guru Action: As of Sept. 30, 2013, Richard Pzena reduced his holding by 22.23% selling 948,397 shares at an average price of $68.42 per share, gaining 5%.

The current share price is around $71.81, with a change from average up 5%.

Across a remarkable five-year history of pure gains, Richard Pzena gained 70% on 7,958,515 shares bought at an average price of $42.34 per share. Selling, he gained 32% on 4,640,233 shares at an average price of $54.28 per share.

Numerous gurus were actively trading in the second and third quarters of 2013, and there is very active insider selling at STT.

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Molson Coors Brewing (TAP): Reduced

Impacts Portfolio: -0.37%

Current Shares: 795,525

Up 32% over 12 months, Molson Coors Brewing has a market cap of $9.9 billion; its shares trade with a P/E ratio of 17.20. The dividend yield is 2.40%.

Guru Action: As of Sept. 30, 2013, Richard Pzena reduced his holding by 58.96% selling 1,143,050 shares at an average price of $50.30 per share, gaining 7.1%.

The current share price is around $53.87, with a change from average up 7%.

Across 11 gaining quarters, Richard Pzena gained 21% on 6,931,785 shares bought at an average price of $44.43 per share. He gained 23% on 6,136,260 shares sold at an average price of $43.62 per share.

Numerous gurus hold TAP. Five gurus made new buys and one guru sold out in the second quarter of 2013. There is very active insider selling.

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Allstate Corp. (ALL): Reduced

Impacts Portfolio: -0.36%

Current Shares: 1,607,196

Up 40% over 12 months, Allstate Corp. has a market cap of $24.63 billion; its shares trade with a P/E ratio of 11.60. The dividend yield is 1.80%.

Guru Action: As of Sept. 30, 2013, Richard Pzena reduced his holding by 40.81% selling 1,108,144 shares at an average price of $50.29 per share, gaining 7.7%.

The current share price is around $54.16, with a change from average up 8%.

Pzena gained 81% on 5,684,810 shares bought at an average price of $29.90 per share. Selling, he gained 34% on 17,847,481 shares sold at an average price of $40.27 per share.

Numerous gurus hold ALL and there is very active insider selling.

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Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ): Reduced

Impacts Portfolio: -0.32%

Current Shares: 30,983,162

Up 96% over 12 months, Hewlett-Packard Co. has a market cap of $50.64 billion; its shares trade with a P/B ratio of 2.00. The dividend yield is 2.14%.

Guru Action: As of Sept. 30, 2013, Richard Pzena reduced his holding by 5.89% selling 1,939,025 shares at an average price of $24.32 per share, gaining 8.3%.

The current share price is around $26.35, with a change from average up 8%.

Pzena had a loss of 6% on 41,791,662 shares bought at an average price of $27.89 per share. Selling, he gained 29% on 10,808,500 shares sold at an average price of $20.43 per share.

Numerous gurus hold HPQ and there is active insider selling in 2013.

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Pzena Investment Management’s updated portfolio lists 130 stocks, 13 of them new, and a total value at $15.47 billion. The quarter-over-quarter turnover is 10%. The portfolio is weighted with financial services at 34.3%, consumer cyclical at 11.8% and energy at 8.4%. Averaging a return of 18.87% over 12 months, Richard Pzena is the founder and co-CIO of Pzena Investment Management LLC, which he started in 1995.

Hospira Inc. (HSP): Sold Out

Impacts Portfolio: -0.27%

Up 29% over 12 months, Hospira Inc., a drug manufacturer, has a market cap of $6.39 billion; its shares trade with a P/B ratio of 2.20. The company does not pay a dividend.

Guru Action: As of Sept. 30, 2013, Richard Pzena sold out his HSP holding, unloading 1,059,750 shares at an average price of $39.86 per share, taking a loss of 3.3%.

The current share price is around $38.54, with a change from average down 3%.

Holding for a total of four quarters, Richard Pzena’s highest gain was 18.8% when he bought 4,475 shares at an average price of $32.44 per share, in the first quarter of 2013.

Numerous gurus hold HSP and there is insider selling in 2013.

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Guru Discussed: Richard Pzena: Current Portfolio, Stock Picks
Stocks Discussed: STT, TAP, ALL, HPQ, HSP,
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