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Meridian Funds Buys Steelcase Inc., W.W. Grainger Inc., Monsanto Company, Sells Adobe Systems Inc., TransOcean Inc., Meru Networks Inc.

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This is the Q2 portfolio update of Meridian Funds. The funds are managed by Richard Aster Jr., who buys both value and growth stocks. Both of the funds outperformed the market in the past 5 and 10 years. The growth fund gained 22.18% in the 12 months period ended in June. According to the most recent filings of his investment company, Meridian Fund, Richard Aster Jr. owns 148 stocks with a total value of $2.2 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.



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

This is the sector weightings of his portfolio:

Technology 23.2%
Industrials 22.3%
Financials 14.9%
Consumer Services 12.4%
Consumer Goods 9%
Health Care 6.3%
Oil & Gas 5.3%
Basic Materials 5%
Utilities 1.7%


These are the top 5 holdings of Richard Aster Jr.

  1. Willis Group Holdings Ltd. (WSH) - 2,047,788 shares, 2.81% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 9.28%
  2. Mattel Inc. (MAT) - 2,728,624 shares, 2.63% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 0.05%
  3. Citrix Systems Inc. (CTXS) - 1,352,620 shares, 2.61% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 42.58%
  4. Zebra Technologies Corp. (ZBRA) - 1,906,038 shares, 2.21% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 0.01%
  5. CVB Financial Corp. (CVBF) - 4,474,210 shares, 1.94% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 30.85%


Added: Citrix Systems Inc. (CTXS)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Citrix Systems Inc. by 42.58%. His purchase prices were between $41.92 and $49.83, with an estimated average price of $45.88. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.78%. His holdings were 1,352,620 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Citrix Systems, Inc. is one of the suppliers of application delivery and management software and services that enable the effective and efficient enterprise-wide deployment and management of applications. Citrix Systems Inc. has a market cap of $10.71 billion; its shares were traded at around $57.67 with a P/E ratio of 38.5 and P/S ratio of 6.7. Citrix Systems Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 4.2% over the past 10 years.

Added: Lumber Liquidators (LL)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Lumber Liquidators by 253.15%. His purchase prices were between $23.44 and $31.99, with an estimated average price of $28.38. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.75%. His holdings were 976,815 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Lumber Liquidators, Inc. is a specialty retailer of hardwood flooring. Lumber Liquidators has a market cap of $637.9 million; its shares were traded at around $23.33 with a P/E ratio of 22.6 and P/S ratio of 1.2.

Added: CVB Financial Corp. (CVBF)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Cvb Financial Corp. by 30.85%. His purchase prices were between $9.15 and $11.46, with an estimated average price of $10.19. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.46%. His holdings were 4,474,210 shares as of 06/30/2010.

CVB Financial Corp. is a bank holding company. CVB's principal business is to serve as a holding company for the Bank, Community, Ventures, and for other banking or banking related subsidiaries which the Company may establish or acquire. Cvb Financial Corp. has a market cap of $1.1 billion; its shares were traded at around $10.31 with a P/E ratio of 21.9 and P/S ratio of 2.8. The dividend yield of Cvb Financial Corp. stocks is 3.3%. Cvb Financial Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 9.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Cvb Financial Corp. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Added: Petsmart Inc. (PETM)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Petsmart Inc. by 32.45%. His purchase prices were between $30.11 and $34.76, with an estimated average price of $32.36. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.26%. His holdings were 787,495 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Petsmart Inc. has a market cap of $3.73 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.51 with a P/E ratio of 18.6 and P/S ratio of 0.7. The dividend yield of Petsmart Inc. stocks is 1.6%. Petsmart Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 26.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Petsmart Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

Added: Teradata Corp (TDC)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Teradata Corp by 29.27%. His purchase prices were between $28.25 and $33.98, with an estimated average price of $31.12. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.25%. His holdings were 803,300 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Teradata Corp has a market cap of $5.7 billion; its shares were traded at around $34.14 with a P/E ratio of 21.2 and P/S ratio of 3.4.

Added: Willis Group Holdings Ltd. (WSH)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Willis Group Holdings Ltd. by 9.28%. His purchase prices were between $29.68 and $34.85, with an estimated average price of $31.92. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.24%. His holdings were 2,047,788 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Willis Group is a global insurance broker providing specialized risk management, advisory, and other services to a broad range of corporate andinstitutional clients, with particular expertise in the construction, aerospace, marine and energy industries. Willis Group Holdings Ltd. has a market cap of $5.21 billion; its shares were traded at around $30.73 with a P/E ratio of 10.9 and P/S ratio of 1.6. The dividend yield of Willis Group Holdings Ltd. stocks is 3.3%. Willis Group Holdings Ltd. had an annual average earning growth of 8.3% over the past 10 years.

Added: Brown & Brown Inc. (BRO)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Brown & Brown Inc. by 16.33%. His purchase prices were between $17.73 and $20.39, with an estimated average price of $19.39. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.23%. His holdings were 1,892,837 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Brown & Brown, Inc. and its subsidiaries offer a broad range of insurance and reinsurance products and services, as well as risk management, third party administration, managed health care, and Medicare set-aside services and programs. Brown & Brown Inc. has a market cap of $2.86 billion; its shares were traded at around $20.12 with a P/E ratio of 19 and P/S ratio of 3. The dividend yield of Brown & Brown Inc. stocks is 1.5%. Brown & Brown Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 16.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Brown & Brown Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

Added: LKQ Corp. (LKQX)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Lkq Corp. by 37%. His purchase prices were between $17.5 and $21.57, with an estimated average price of $19.55. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.23%. His holdings were 990,200 shares as of 06/30/2010.

LKQ Corp is the largest nationwide provider of recycled OEM automotive replacement parts and related services, with sales and processing facilities and redistribution centers that reach most major markets in the United States. Lkq Corp. has a market cap of $2.9 billion; its shares were traded at around $20.27 with a P/E ratio of 19 and P/S ratio of 1.4. Lkq Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 32.9% over the past 5 years.

Added: Dentsply International Inc. (XRAY)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Dentsply International Inc. by 18.35%. His purchase prices were between $30.08 and $37.96, with an estimated average price of $33.68. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.22%. His holdings were 1,047,851 shares as of 06/30/2010.

DENTSPLY International Inc. designs, develops, manufactures and markets products in two principal categories: dental consumable and laboratory products, and dental equipment. Dentsply International Inc. has a market cap of $4.62 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.55 with a P/E ratio of 17 and P/S ratio of 2.1. The dividend yield of Dentsply International Inc. stocks is 0.7%. Dentsply International Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 10.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Dentsply International Inc. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

Added: Rpm International Inc. (RPM)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Rpm International Inc. by 11.66%. His purchase prices were between $17.88 and $22.69, with an estimated average price of $20.22. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.18%. His holdings were 2,114,983 shares as of 06/30/2010.

RPM Incorporated manufactures and markets specialty paints, protective coatings and roofing systems, sealants and adhesives, for use inboth industrial and consumer applications. Rpm International Inc. has a market cap of $2.45 billion; its shares were traded at around $18.86 with a P/E ratio of 13.5 and P/S ratio of 0.7. The dividend yield of Rpm International Inc. stocks is 4.3%. Rpm International Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Rpm International Inc. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Added: Sealed Air Corp. (SEE)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Sealed Air Corp. by 18.78%. His purchase prices were between $19.96 and $23.26, with an estimated average price of $21.36. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.16%. His holdings were 1,110,400 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Sealed Air Corporation is a global leader in performance solutions for food, protective and specialty packaging. Sealed Air Corp. has a market cap of $3.59 billion; its shares were traded at around $22.49 with a P/E ratio of 15.2 and P/S ratio of 0.8. The dividend yield of Sealed Air Corp. stocks is 2.2%.

Added: Con-way Inc. (CNW)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Con-way Inc. by 32.95%. His purchase prices were between $29.28 and $40.05, with an estimated average price of $34.79. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.14%. His holdings were 399,500 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Con-way Inc.is a freight transportation and logistics company with businesses in less-than-truckload and full truckload freight services, brokerage, logistics, warehousing, supply chain management and trailer manufacturing. Con-way Inc. has a market cap of $1.8 billion; its shares were traded at around $33.37 with a P/E ratio of 33.4 and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of Con-way Inc. stocks is 1.2%. Con-way Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 0.8% over the past 10 years.

Added: Uti Worldwide Inc. (UTIW)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Uti Worldwide Inc. by 25.88%. His purchase prices were between $12.58 and $17.28, with an estimated average price of $15.07. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.14%. His holdings were 1,179,500 shares as of 06/30/2010.

UTI Worldwide Inc. is a global, non-asset based supply chain management business providing supply chain logistics services and planning and optimization solutions. Uti Worldwide Inc. has a market cap of $1.51 billion; its shares were traded at around $14.86 with a P/E ratio of 27.6 and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of Uti Worldwide Inc. stocks is 0.4%. Uti Worldwide Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 17.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Uti Worldwide Inc. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

Added: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. by 9.47%. His purchase prices were between $23.06 and $37.64, with an estimated average price of $31.19. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.12%. His holdings were 1,300,975 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is a global cruise vacation company that operates Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, and Royal Celebrity Tours. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has a market cap of $6.35 billion; its shares were traded at around $29.54 with a P/E ratio of 21.4 and P/S ratio of 1.1. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. had an annual average earning growth of 4.1% over the past 10 years.

Added: Micros Systems Inc. (MCRS)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Micros Systems Inc. by 9.03%. His purchase prices were between $32.11 and $37.65, with an estimated average price of $34.23. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.12%. His holdings were 961,287 shares as of 06/30/2010.

MICROS Systems, Inc. provides enterprise applications for the hospitality industry worldwide. Micros Systems Inc. has a market cap of $2.96 billion; its shares were traded at around $36.86 with a P/E ratio of 27.3 and P/S ratio of 3.2. Micros Systems Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 21.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Micros Systems Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

Added: Expeditors International Of Washington I (EXPD)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Expeditors International Of Washington I by 9.19%. His purchase prices were between $34.92 and $42.39, with an estimated average price of $38.64. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.12%. His holdings were 906,245 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Added: Nalco Holding Company (NLC)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Nalco Holding Company by 13.06%. His purchase prices were between $20.27 and $26.19, with an estimated average price of $23.42. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.11%. His holdings were 972,000 shares as of 06/30/2010.

During the past century, Nalco Holding Company has grown from a fledgling water treatment business to a provider of integrated water treatment and process improvement services, chemicals and equipment programs for industrial and institutional applications. Nalco Holding Company has a market cap of $3.42 billion; its shares were traded at around $24.75 with a P/E ratio of 20 and P/S ratio of 0.9. The dividend yield of Nalco Holding Company stocks is 0.6%. Nalco Holding Company had an annual average earning growth of 4.5% over the past 5 years.

Added: Cerner Corp. (CERN)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Cerner Corp. by 11.84%. His purchase prices were between $76 and $91.58, with an estimated average price of $83.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.11%. His holdings were 304,721 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Cerner Corp. designs, develops, markets, installs and supports information technology and content solutions for healthcare organizations and consumers that are capable of being implemented on an individual, combined or enterprise-wide basis and are accessible over the internet by consumers, physicians and healthcare providers. Cerner Corp. has a market cap of $6.38 billion; its shares were traded at around $77.64 with a P/E ratio of 30.8 and P/S ratio of 3.9. Cerner Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 21.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Cerner Corp. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Added: Curtisswright Corp. (CW)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Curtisswright Corp. by 15.49%. His purchase prices were between $29.27 and $37.16, with an estimated average price of $33.44. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.11%. His holdings were 595,100 shares as of 06/30/2010.

CURTISS-WRIGHT CORP. produces precision components for the aerospace, industrial and marine companies. Curtisswright Corp. has a market cap of $1.42 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.05 with a P/E ratio of 14.3 and P/S ratio of 0.8. The dividend yield of Curtisswright Corp. stocks is 1%. Curtisswright Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 18.4% over the past 10 years.

Added: Copart Inc. (CPRT)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Copart Inc. by 7.45%. His purchase prices were between $34.4 and $37.34, with an estimated average price of $35.96. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.11%. His holdings were 956,310 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Copart, Inc. provides vehicle suppliers, primarily insurance companies, with a full range of services to process and sell salvage vehicles through auctions, principally to licensed dismantlers, rebuilders and used vehicle dealers. Copart Inc. has a market cap of $3.04 billion; its shares were traded at around $36.05 with a P/E ratio of 20.6 and P/S ratio of 4.1. Copart Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 15.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Copart Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Added: Carter's Inc. (CRI)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Carter's Inc. by 13.86%. His purchase prices were between $25.68 and $33.63, with an estimated average price of $31.19. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.11%. His holdings were 788,800 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Carters Inc markets baby apparel and young children's apparel in the United States. Carter's Inc. has a market cap of $1.46 billion; its shares were traded at around $24.62 with a P/E ratio of 10 and P/S ratio of 0.9. Carter's Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 11.8% over the past 5 years.

Added: Northern Trust Corp. (NTRS)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Northern Trust Corp. by 20.42%. His purchase prices were between $47.42 and $59.02, with an estimated average price of $52.86. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.09%. His holdings were 254,800 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Northern Trust Corp. has a market cap of $11.88 billion; its shares were traded at around $49.11 with a P/E ratio of 16.6 and P/S ratio of 3.1. The dividend yield of Northern Trust Corp. stocks is 2.3%. Northern Trust Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 1% over the past 10 years.

Added: Harsco Corp. (HSC)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Harsco Corp. by 22.58%. His purchase prices were between $23.85 and $34.7, with an estimated average price of $28.72. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was less than 0.01%. His holdings were 15,200 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Harsco Corporation is a services and engineered products company. Harsco Corp. has a market cap of $1.9 billion; its shares were traded at around $23.65 with a P/E ratio of 15.2 and P/S ratio of 0.6. The dividend yield of Harsco Corp. stocks is 3.5%. Harsco Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 8.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Harsco Corp. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

Added: R.r. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in R.r. Donnelley & Sons Company by 20.82%. His purchase prices were between $16.44 and $22.6, with an estimated average price of $19.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was less than 0.01%. His holdings were 23,215 shares as of 06/30/2010.

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company is a premier provider of commercial printing,information services and logistics. R.r. Donnelley & Sons Company has a market cap of $3.6 billion; its shares were traded at around $17.44 with a P/E ratio of 10.2 and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of R.r. Donnelley & Sons Company stocks is 6%. R.r. Donnelley & Sons Company had an annual average earning growth of 5.5% over the past 10 years.

New Purchase: Steelcase Inc. (SCS)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Steelcase Inc.. His purchase prices were between $6.48 and $9.32, with an estimated average price of $7.72. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.45%. His holdings were 1,271,200 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Steelcase Inc. is a designer and manufacturer of products used to create high-performance work environments. Steelcase Inc. has a market cap of $924.2 million; its shares were traded at around $6.95 with and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of Steelcase Inc. stocks is 2.3%.

New Purchase: W.w. Grainger Inc. (GWW)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in W.w. Grainger Inc.. His purchase prices were between $97.29 and $115.64, with an estimated average price of $106.63. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.41%. His holdings were 91,100 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Grainger offers a breadth of MRO solutions by combining products, services, and information. W.w. Grainger Inc. has a market cap of $8.42 billion; its shares were traded at around $115.44 with a P/E ratio of 19.5 and P/S ratio of 1.3. The dividend yield of W.w. Grainger Inc. stocks is 1.9%. W.w. Grainger Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 12.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated W.w. Grainger Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

New Purchase: Monsanto Company (MON)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Monsanto Company. His purchase prices were between $47.34 and $70.83, with an estimated average price of $57.38. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.2%. His holdings were 94,700 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Monsanto Company has a market cap of $32.42 billion; its shares were traded at around $59.42 with a P/E ratio of 23.7 and P/S ratio of 2.8. The dividend yield of Monsanto Company stocks is 1.8%. Monsanto Company had an annual average earning growth of 18.2% over the past 10 years.

New Purchase: Ultra Petroleum Corp (UPL)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Ultra Petroleum Corp. His purchase prices were between $41.79 and $52.54, with an estimated average price of $46.99. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.19%. His holdings were 92,100 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Ultra Petroleum is an independent, exploration and production company focused on developing its long life natural gas reserves in the Green River Basin of Wyoming, and oil reserves in Bohai Bay, offshore China. Ultra Petroleum Corp has a market cap of $6.69 billion; its shares were traded at around $43.98 with a P/E ratio of 20.2 and P/S ratio of 10.1. Ultra Petroleum Corp had an annual average earning growth of 52.2% over the past 10 years.

New Purchase: Fidelity National Financial Inc. (FNF)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Fidelity National Financial Inc.. His purchase prices were between $12.91 and $15.63, with an estimated average price of $14.42. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.18%. His holdings were 307,200 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Fidelity National Title Group, Inc. is a provider of title insurance, specialty insurance and claims management services. Fidelity National Financial Inc. has a market cap of $3.39 billion; its shares were traded at around $14.78 with a P/E ratio of 12.1 and P/S ratio of 0.6. The dividend yield of Fidelity National Financial Inc. stocks is 4.8%.

New Purchase: Time Warner Cable Inc (TWC)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Time Warner Cable Inc. His purchase prices were between $48.93 and $57.37, with an estimated average price of $53.24. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. His holdings were 8,300 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Time Warner Cable Inc. is the second-largest cable operator in the U. Time Warner Cable Inc has a market cap of $20.8 billion; its shares were traded at around $59.02 with a P/E ratio of 17.3 and P/S ratio of 1.2. The dividend yield of Time Warner Cable Inc stocks is 2.7%.

New Purchase: American Eagle Outfitters Inc. (AEO)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in American Eagle Outfitters Inc.. His purchase prices were between $11.6 and $18.98, with an estimated average price of $15.31. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. His holdings were 32,400 shares as of 06/30/2010.

American Eagle Outfitters Inc. has a market cap of $2.59 billion; its shares were traded at around $12.63 with a P/E ratio of 14.8 and P/S ratio of 0.9. The dividend yield of American Eagle Outfitters Inc. stocks is 3.5%. American Eagle Outfitters Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 15.5% over the past 10 years.

New Purchase: Snapon Inc. (SNA)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Snapon Inc.. His purchase prices were between $40.88 and $49.54, with an estimated average price of $44.75. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. His holdings were 10,200 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Snap-On Incorporated is engaged in the business of providing productivity-enhancing, innovative products, services and solutions. Snapon Inc. has a market cap of $2.62 billion; its shares were traded at around $45.3 with a P/E ratio of 18.2 and P/S ratio of 1.1. The dividend yield of Snapon Inc. stocks is 2.6%. Snapon Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 10% over the past 10 years.

Reduced: Baxter International Inc. (BAX)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Baxter International Inc. by 97.18%. His sale prices were between $40.47 and $59.92, with an estimated average price of $46.72. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.02%. Richard Aster Jr still held 9,400 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Baxter International Inc. has a market cap of $26.98 billion; its shares were traded at around $45.01 with a P/E ratio of 11.7 and P/S ratio of 2.1. The dividend yield of Baxter International Inc. stocks is 2.6%. Baxter International Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 7.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Baxter International Inc. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

Reduced: Td Ameritrade Holding Corp. (AMTD)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Td Ameritrade Holding Corp. by 26.21%. His sale prices were between $15.27 and $20.49, with an estimated average price of $12.98. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.14%. Richard Aster Jr still held 758,100 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Td Ameritrade Holding Corp. has a market cap of $9.59 billion; its shares were traded at around $16.24 with a P/E ratio of 15.8 and P/S ratio of 4.1. Td Ameritrade Holding Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 12.2% over the past 5 years.

Reduced: Cameco Corp. (CCJ)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Cameco Corp. by 21.97%. His sale prices were between $21.68 and $27.5, with an estimated average price of $24.53. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.22%. Richard Aster Jr still held 1,023,215 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Cameco Corporation is the world's largest publicly traded uranium company and a growing gold producer. Cameco Corp. has a market cap of $10.37 billion; its shares were traded at around $26.4 with a P/E ratio of 18.7 and P/S ratio of 4.7. The dividend yield of Cameco Corp. stocks is 1%. Cameco Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 23.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Cameco Corp. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

Reduced: Nuance Communications Inc. (NUAN)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Nuance Communications Inc. by 27.06%. His sale prices were between $15.38 and $18.51, with an estimated average price of $17. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.25%. Richard Aster Jr still held 1,369,365 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Nuance Communications, Inc. is the provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Nuance Communications Inc. has a market cap of $5.08 billion; its shares were traded at around $17.43 with a P/E ratio of 19.4 and P/S ratio of 5.3.

Reduced: Core Laboratories N.v. Common Sharesnlg (CLB)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Core Laboratories N.v. Common Sharesnlg by 24.76%. His sale prices were between $64.73 and $78.26, with an estimated average price of $71.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.3%. Richard Aster Jr still held 179,325 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Based in the Netherlands, Core Laboratories provides geological andenvironmental analysis services and manufactures precise measurementequipment. Core Laboratories N.v. Common Sharesnlg has a market cap of $3.49 billion; its shares were traded at around $78.09 with a P/E ratio of 30.1 and P/S ratio of 5.1. The dividend yield of Core Laboratories N.v. Common Sharesnlg stocks is 0.3%. Core Laboratories N.v. Common Sharesnlg had an annual average earning growth of 26.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Core Laboratories N.v. Common Sharesnlg the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Reduced: Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (EW)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Edwards Lifesciences Corp. by 52.33%. His sale prices were between $48.08 and $55.12, with an estimated average price of $51.88. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.84%. Richard Aster Jr still held 626,409 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. has a market cap of $6.52 billion; its shares were traded at around $57.54 with a P/E ratio of 35.1 and P/S ratio of 4.9. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 9.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Edwards Lifesciences Corp. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

Sold Out: Meru Networks Inc. (MERU)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Meru Networks Inc.. His sale prices were between $11.62 and $19.33, with an estimated average price of $15.48.

Meru Networks, Inc., headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, engages in the development and marketing of a virtualized wireless LAN solution. Meru Networks Inc. has a market cap of $184.6 million; its shares were traded at around $11.6 .

Sold Out: The Buckle Inc. (BKE)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in The Buckle Inc.. His sale prices were between $32.28 and $40, with an estimated average price of $35.9.

Buckle, Inc. is a retailer of medium to better-priced casual apparel for young men and women. The Buckle Inc. has a market cap of $1.27 billion; its shares were traded at around $27.21 with a P/E ratio of 9.8 and P/S ratio of 1.4. The dividend yield of The Buckle Inc. stocks is 2.9%. The Buckle Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 18.2% over the past 10 years.

Sold Out: Gafisa S.a. (GFA)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Gafisa S.a.. His sale prices were between $10.83 and $14.63, with an estimated average price of $12.9.

GAFISA are one of Brazils diversified national homebuilders. Gafisa S.a. has a market cap of $3.17 billion; its shares were traded at around $14.75 with a P/E ratio of 12.6 and P/S ratio of 2. The dividend yield of Gafisa S.a. stocks is 0.8%.

Sold Out: Dun & Bradstreet Corp. The (DNB)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Dun & Bradstreet Corp. The. His sale prices were between $68.08 and $78.82, with an estimated average price of $74.18.

Sold Out: Transocean Inc. (RIG)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Transocean Inc.. His sale prices were between $42.58 and $92.03, with an estimated average price of $66.32.

Transocean LTD., formerly Transocean Inc., is an international provider of offshore contract drilling services for oil and gas wells. Transocean Inc. has a market cap of $17.14 billion; its shares were traded at around $53.56 with a P/E ratio of 5.4 and P/S ratio of 1.5. Transocean Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 22% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Transocean Inc. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

Sold Out: Adobe Systems Inc. (ADBE)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Adobe Systems Inc.. His sale prices were between $26.9 and $36.25, with an estimated average price of $33.17.

Adobe Systems Inc. has a market cap of $15.5 billion; its shares were traded at around $29.44 with a P/E ratio of 24 and P/S ratio of 5.3. Adobe Systems Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 10.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Adobe Systems Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Sold Out: Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Molson Coors Brewing Company. His sale prices were between $40.15 and $44.65, with an estimated average price of $43.13.

Molson Coors Brewing Company is world's fifth-largest global brewer. Molson Coors Brewing Company has a market cap of $7.68 billion; its shares were traded at around $47.09 with a P/E ratio of 12.9 and P/S ratio of 1.7. The dividend yield of Molson Coors Brewing Company stocks is 2.4%.

Sold Out: Kinder Morgan Management Llc Listed (KMR)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Kinder Morgan Management Llc Listed. His sale prices were between $51.98 and $59.7308, with an estimated average price of $56.63. Kinder Morgan Management Llc Listed has a market cap of $5.32 billion; its shares were traded at around $60.01.

Sold Out: Covidien Ltd. (COV)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Covidien Ltd.. His sale prices were between $39.5 and $52.28, with an estimated average price of $45.1.

Covidien PLC, formerly Covidien Ltd, is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of healthcare products for use in clinical and home settings. Covidien Ltd. has a market cap of $18.96 billion; its shares were traded at around $37.83 with a P/E ratio of 11.5 and P/S ratio of 1.8. The dividend yield of Covidien Ltd. stocks is 1.9%.

Sold Out: Global Payments Inc. (GPN)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Global Payments Inc.. His sale prices were between $37.18 and $45.91, with an estimated average price of $42.39.

Global Payments Inc. has a market cap of $3.12 billion; its shares were traded at around $38.23 with a P/E ratio of 14.8 and P/S ratio of 1.9. The dividend yield of Global Payments Inc. stocks is 0.2%. Global Payments Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 13.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Global Payments Inc. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.


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