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Value Shop Sequoia Fund Reports Q1 Portfolio

Sequoia Fund was founded by legendary investor Bill Ruane, who died in Oct. 2005The current investment committee is directed by Richard T. Cunniff. William Ruane is a Graham-and-Doddsville superinvestor recognized by Warren Buffett. As of 03/31/2011, Ruane & Cunniff & Goldfarb Inc owns 149 stocks with a total value of $10.5 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.

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This is the sector weightings of his portfolio:

Consumer Services 28.3%
Health Care 25.4%
Financials 20.1%
Industrials 7.5%
Technology 6.8%
Consumer Goods 5.6%
Oil & Gas 3.4%
Basic Materials 1.2%


These are the top 5 holdings of Ruane Cunniff

  1. VALEANT PHARMACEUTICALS INTERNATIONAL (VRX) - 36,751,257 shares, 17.42% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 0.43%
  2. BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY (BRK.A) - 9,695 shares, 11.56% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 1.45%
  3. TJX COMPANIES INC. (TJX) - 17,406,556 shares, 8.24% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 1.29%
  4. Fastenal Company (FAST) - 22,746,228 shares, 7.01% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 98.88%
  5. IDEXX Laboratories Inc. (IDXX) - 7,509,464 shares, 5.52% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 24.41%


Added: Fastenal Company (FAST)

Ruane Cunniff added to his holdings in Fastenal Company by 98.88%. His purchase prices were between $28.88 and $32.245, with an estimated average price of $30.55. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 3.49%. His holdings were 11,373,114 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Fastenal Company sells industrial and construction supplies grouped into eleven product lines. Fastenal Company has a market cap of $9.78 billion; its shares were traded at around $66.34 with a P/E ratio of 32.2 and P/S ratio of 4.3. The dividend yield of Fastenal Company stocks is 0.8%. Fastenal Company had an annual average earnings growth of 18% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Fastenal Company the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

Added: Advance Auto Parts Inc (AAP)

Ruane Cunniff added to his holdings in Advance Auto Parts Inc by 22.53%. His purchase prices were between $60.27 and $66.52, with an estimated average price of $63.91. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.74%. His holdings were 6,448,164 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. is a specialty retailer of automotive parts, accessories and maintenance items to `do-it-yourself` customers. Advance Auto Parts Inc has a market cap of $5.08 billion; its shares were traded at around $63.49 with a P/E ratio of 16.1 and P/S ratio of 0.9. The dividend yield of Advance Auto Parts Inc stocks is 0.3%. Advance Auto Parts Inc had an annual average earnings growth of 16.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Advance Auto Parts Inc the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Added: Tjx Companies Inc. (TJX)

Ruane Cunniff added to his holdings in Tjx Companies Inc. by 1.29%. His purchase prices were between $43 and $50.94, with an estimated average price of $48.41. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.1%. His holdings were 17,406,556 shares as of 03/31/2011.

TJX Companies, Inc. is an off-price retailer of apparel and home fashions in the U. Tjx Companies Inc. has a market cap of $20.32 billion; its shares were traded at around $52.15 with a P/E ratio of 15 and P/S ratio of 1. The dividend yield of Tjx Companies Inc. stocks is 1.5%. Tjx Companies Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 11.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Tjx Companies Inc. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

Added: Ultra Petroleum Corp. (UPL)

Ruane Cunniff added to his holdings in Ultra Petroleum Corp. by 49.88%. His purchase prices were between $42.42 and $49.92, with an estimated average price of $46.46. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.05%. His holdings were 300,500 shares as of 03/31/2011.

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 $7.11 billion; its shares were traded at around $46.59 with a P/E ratio of 21.1 and P/S ratio of 7.3.

Added: Yum Brands Inc. (YUM)

Ruane Cunniff added to his holdings in Yum Brands Inc. by 51.4%. His purchase prices were between $46.4 and $52.85, with an estimated average price of $49.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.01%. His holdings were 87,181 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Yum! Brands Inc. is the one of the world's largest restaurant companies, with restaurants around the world in numerous countries and territories. Yum Brands Inc. has a market cap of $26.5 billion; its shares were traded at around $56.69 with a P/E ratio of 22 and P/S ratio of 2.2. The dividend yield of Yum Brands Inc. stocks is 1.8%. Yum Brands Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 11.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Yum Brands Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Added: Hdfc Bank Ltd. (HDB)

Ruane Cunniff added to his holdings in Hdfc Bank Ltd. by 117.16%. His purchase prices were between $140.42 and $169.5, with an estimated average price of $152.58. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.01%. His holdings were 3,253 shares as of 03/31/2011.

HDFC BANK's mission is to be a World Class Indian Bank. Hdfc Bank Ltd. has a market cap of $24.07 billion; its shares were traded at around $157.75 with a P/E ratio of 30.7 and P/S ratio of 4.6. The dividend yield of Hdfc Bank Ltd. stocks is 0.5%. Hdfc Bank Ltd. had an annual average earnings growth of 29.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Hdfc Bank Ltd. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

New Purchase: Sandridge Energy Inc. (SD)

Ruane Cunniff initiated holdings in Sandridge Energy Inc.. His purchase prices were between $7.15 and $12.38, with an estimated average price of $9.16. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.18%. His holdings were 1,500,000 shares as of 03/31/2011.

SandRidge Energy, Inc. is an oil and natural gas company headquartered in Oklahoma City with its principal focus on exploration and production. Sandridge Energy Inc. has a market cap of $4.29 billion; its shares were traded at around $10.45 with a P/E ratio of 116 and P/S ratio of 4.6.

Reduced: Idexx Laboratories Inc. (IDXX)

Ruane Cunniff reduced to his holdings in Idexx Laboratories Inc. by 24.41%. His sale prices were between $68.48 and $79.33, with an estimated average price of $74.24. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.78%. Ruane Cunniff still held 7,509,464 shares as of 03/31/2011.

IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. is a world leader in providing diagnostic, detection, and information products to the animal health industry as well as quality assurance products and services to the food and water industries. Idexx Laboratories Inc. has a market cap of $4.67 billion; its shares were traded at around $81.37 with a P/E ratio of 34.1 and P/S ratio of 4.3. Idexx Laboratories Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 17.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Idexx Laboratories Inc. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

Reduced: Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM)

Ruane Cunniff reduced to his holdings in Exxon Mobil Corp. by 73.95%. His sale prices were between $73.12 and $85.97, with an estimated average price of $81.35. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.34%. Ruane Cunniff still held 155,107 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Exxon Mobil Corporation's principal business is energy, involving exploration for, and production of, crude oil and natural gas, manufacturing of petroleum products and transportation and sale of crudeoil, natural gas and petroleum products. Exxon Mobil Corp. has a market cap of $408.24 billion; its shares were traded at around $82.33 with a P/E ratio of 11.7 and P/S ratio of 1. The dividend yield of Exxon Mobil Corp. stocks is 2.3%. Exxon Mobil Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 9.1% over the past 10 years.

Reduced: Concur Technologies Inc. (CNQR)

Ruane Cunniff reduced to his holdings in Concur Technologies Inc. by 35.53%. His sale prices were between $49.74 and $56.27, with an estimated average price of $52.63. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.27%. Ruane Cunniff still held 923,621 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Concur Technologies, Inc. is the world's provider of on-demand Corporate Expense Management services. Concur Technologies Inc. has a market cap of $2.64 billion; its shares were traded at around $49.255 with a P/E ratio of 109.4 and P/S ratio of 9. Concur Technologies Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 42.1% over the past 5 years.

Reduced: Education Management Corp. (EDMC)

Ruane Cunniff reduced to his holdings in Education Management Corp. by 50%. His sale prices were between $13.68 and $20.86, with an estimated average price of $18.36. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.2%. Ruane Cunniff still held 1,003,150 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Education Management LLC provides post-secondary education in North America. Education Management Corp. has a market cap of $2.86 billion; its shares were traded at around $21.11 with a P/E ratio of 11.8 and P/S ratio of 1.2.

Reduced: Pioneer Natural Resource Co. (PXD)

Ruane Cunniff reduced to his holdings in Pioneer Natural Resource Co. by 38.22%. His sale prices were between $86.82 and $102.86, with an estimated average price of $95.56. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.18%. Ruane Cunniff still held 301,195 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Pioneer Natural Resources is an oil and gas exploration and production company with ownership interests in oil and gas properties located in the United States, Argentina, Canada, South Africa and Gabon. Pioneer Natural Resource Co. has a market cap of $10.59 billion; its shares were traded at around $90.96 with a P/E ratio of 46.2 and P/S ratio of 4.3. The dividend yield of Pioneer Natural Resource Co. stocks is 0.1%. Pioneer Natural Resource Co. had an annual average earnings growth of 10.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Pioneer Natural Resource Co. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

Reduced: Washington Post Co. (WPO)

Ruane Cunniff reduced to his holdings in Washington Post Co. by 93.79%. His sale prices were between $415 and $451.17, with an estimated average price of $433.09. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.15%. Ruane Cunniff still held 1,324 shares as of 03/31/2011.

The Washington Post Company's principal business activities consist of newspaper publishing (principally The Washington Post), television broadcasting (through the ownership and operation of six network-affiliated stations), the ownership and operation of cable televisionsystems, magazine publishing (principally Newsweek magazine), and (through its Kaplan subsidiary) the provision of educational and career development services. Washington Post Co. has a market cap of $3.43 billion; its shares were traded at around $420.9 with a P/E ratio of 11.6 and P/S ratio of 0.7. The dividend yield of Washington Post Co. stocks is 2.3%. Washington Post Co. had an annual average earnings growth of 4.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Washington Post Co. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

Reduced: Ultimate Software Group Inc. (ULTI)

Ruane Cunniff reduced to his holdings in Ultimate Software Group Inc. by 26.28%. His sale prices were between $48.19 and $60.37, with an estimated average price of $52.43. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.12%. Ruane Cunniff still held 602,460 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Ultimate Software is a leader in delivering Web-based payroll and employee management solutions to organizations of all sizes. Ultimate Software Group Inc. has a market cap of $1.39 billion; its shares were traded at around $54.31 with a P/E ratio of 905.2 and P/S ratio of 6.2.

Reduced: Strayer Education Inc. (STRA)

Ruane Cunniff reduced to his holdings in Strayer Education Inc. by 81.03%. His sale prices were between $118.4 and $153.24, with an estimated average price of $131.33. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.09%. Ruane Cunniff still held 12,463 shares as of 03/31/2011.

STRAYER EDUCATION, INC. The College is a regional proprietary institution of higher education offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 7,000 students at eight campuses in Washington, D. Strayer Education Inc. has a market cap of $1.58 billion; its shares were traded at around $118.79 with a P/E ratio of 12.1 and P/S ratio of 2.5. The dividend yield of Strayer Education Inc. stocks is 3.3%. Strayer Education Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 14.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Strayer Education Inc. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

Reduced: Pampa Energia S.a. (PAM)

Ruane Cunniff reduced to his holdings in Pampa Energia S.a. by 39.7%. His sale prices were between $13.8 and $18.88, with an estimated average price of $15.99. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.05%. Ruane Cunniff still held 607,680 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Pampa Energ?a S.A. is the largest fully integrated electricity company in Argentina. Pampa Energia S.a. has a market cap of $804.4 million; its shares were traded at around $15.3 with a P/E ratio of 76.6 and P/S ratio of 0.7. The dividend yield of Pampa Energia S.a. stocks is 0.1%.

Reduced: First Solar Inc. (FSLR)

Ruane Cunniff reduced to his holdings in First Solar Inc. by 33.19%. His sale prices were between $130.14 and $170.8, with an estimated average price of $150.1. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.01%. Ruane Cunniff still held 12,015 shares as of 03/31/2011.

FIRST SOLAR INC. manufactures solar modules with an advanced thin film semiconductor process that significantly lowers solar electricity costs. First Solar Inc. has a market cap of $11.03 billion; its shares were traded at around $128.37 with a P/E ratio of 18.4 and P/S ratio of 4.3. First Solar Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 142.4% over the past 5 years.

Sold Out: Gmx Resources Inc (GMXR)

Ruane Cunniff sold out his holdings in Gmx Resources Inc. His sale prices were between $4.33 and $6.22, with an estimated average price of $5.32.

GMX Resources is an independent natural gas producer. Gmx Resources Inc has a market cap of $268.5 million; its shares were traded at around $4.76 with and P/S ratio of 2.7.

Sold Out: Saic Inc. (SAI)

Ruane Cunniff sold out his holdings in Saic Inc.. His sale prices were between $15.86 and $17.04, with an estimated average price of $16.49.

SAIC INC is a scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domain knowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and the environment, critical infrastructure, and health. Saic Inc. has a market cap of $6.27 billion; its shares were traded at around $17.53 with a P/E ratio of 11.5 and P/S ratio of 0.6.


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