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Auxier Focus Fund Buys PepsiCo, Procter & Gamble, Avon, Baxter, Carnival Corp

May 01, 2012 | About:

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Value investor Jeff Auxier just reported his first quarter portfolio. Mr. Auxier has displayed good risk control capability in the market crash of 2008. His Auxier Focus fund gained 76.9% cumulaively over the past 10 years, while the S&P500 gained 34.9%.

As of 03/31/2012, Auxier Focus Fund owns 140 stocks with a total value of $311 million. These are the details of the buys and sells. He was heavily buying new stocks during the first quarter, and did not sell much. Interesting, many of his stocks are also in the portfolio of Don Yacktman.

This is the portfolio chart of Jeff Auxier. You can click on the legend of the chart to show/hide buys, sells, or holdings. Each ball on the chart represents a position in the portfolio. You can move your mouse on the balls to see the details of each position and click to see the details of all guru trades with this position.



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

This is the sector weightings of his portfolio:

Consumer Goods 25.2%
Health Care 21.2%
Consumer Services 16.5%
Financials 12.1%
Industrials 7.4%
Oil & Gas 6.5%
Technology 4.7%
Telecom 4%
Basic Materials 2.3%
Utilities 0.1%


These are the top 5 holdings of Jeff Auxier

  1. Philip Morris (PM) - 156,706 shares, 4.5% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 0.19%
  2. Pepsico Inc (PEP) - 186,795 shares, 4.0% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 59.66%
  3. Microsoft Corp (MSFT) - 251,605 shares, 2.6% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 0.04%
  4. Merck & Co Inc (MRK) - 176,449 shares, 2.2% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 3.52%
  5. Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) - 114,326 shares, 2.2% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 0.09%


New Purchase: Baxter Intl (BAX)

Jeff Auxier initiated holdings in Baxter Intl. His purchase prices were between $49.66 and $60.27, with an estimated average price of $52.04. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.44%. His holdings were 22,715 shares as of 03/31/2012. Baxter engages in the worldwide development, manufacture and distribution of a diversified line of products, systems and services used primarily in the health-care field. Baxter Intl has a market cap of $30.43 billion; its shares were traded at around $55.41 with a P/E ratio of 12.6 and P/S ratio of 2.2. The dividend yield of Baxter Intl stocks is 2.5%. Baxter Intl had an annual average earnings growth of 7.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Baxter Intl the business predictability rank of 1-star.

New Purchase: Becton Dickinso (BDX)

Jeff Auxier initiated holdings in Becton Dickinso. His purchase prices were between $72.69 and $80.53, with an estimated average price of $71.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.35%. His holdings were 14,000 shares as of 03/31/2012. Becton, Dickinson and Co. is engaged principally in the manufacture and sale of a broad line of supplies, devices and systems used by health care professionals, medical research institutions and the general public. Becton Dickinso has a market cap of $16.25 billion; its shares were traded at around $78.45 with a P/E ratio of 14.2 and P/S ratio of 2.1. The dividend yield of Becton Dickinso stocks is 2.3%. Becton Dickinso had an annual average earnings growth of 11.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Becton Dickinso the business predictability rank of 5-star.

New Purchase: Carnival Corp (CCL)

Jeff Auxier initiated holdings in Carnival Corp. His purchase prices were between $29.48 and $35.14, with an estimated average price of $29.17. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.2%. His holdings were 19,600 shares as of 03/31/2012. Carnival Corporation is one of the world's largest multiple-night cruise companies. Carnival Corp has a market cap of $19.42 billion; its shares were traded at around $32.5 with a P/E ratio of 14.4 and P/S ratio of 1.2. The dividend yield of Carnival Corp stocks is 3.1%. Carnival Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 10.4% over the past 10 years.

New Purchase: Corning Inc (GLW)

Jeff Auxier initiated holdings in Corning Inc. His purchase prices were between $12.61 and $14.62, with an estimated average price of $12.83. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.18%. His holdings were 40,441 shares as of 03/31/2012. Corning Incorporated creates leading-edge technologies for the fastest-growing markets of the world's economy. Corning Inc has a market cap of $21.76 billion; its shares were traded at around $14.34 with a P/E ratio of 9 and P/S ratio of 2.8. The dividend yield of Corning Inc stocks is 2.1%. Corning Inc had an annual average earnings growth of 8.7% over the past 5 years.

New Purchase: Citigroup Inc (C)

Jeff Auxier initiated holdings in Citigroup Inc. His purchase prices were between $28.17 and $38.08, with an estimated average price of $30.39. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.09%. His holdings were 7,209 shares as of 03/31/2012. Citigroup Inc., the global financial services company, has some two hundred million customer accounts and does business in more than hundred countries, providing consumers, corporations, governments, and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, and wealth management. Citigroup Inc has a market cap of $99.31 billion; its shares were traded at around $33.05 with a P/E ratio of 8.9 and P/S ratio of 1.3. The dividend yield of Citigroup Inc stocks is 0.1%.

New Purchase: Qualcomm Inc (QCOM)

Jeff Auxier initiated holdings in Qualcomm Inc. His purchase prices were between $55.62 and $68.59, with an estimated average price of $57.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.08%. His holdings were 3,520 shares as of 03/31/2012. QUALCOMM Inc. develops and delivers innovative digital wireless communications products and services based on the company's CDMA digital technology. Qualcomm Inc has a market cap of $108.1 billion; its shares were traded at around $63.83 with a P/E ratio of 20.9 and P/S ratio of 7.2. The dividend yield of Qualcomm Inc stocks is 1.4%. Qualcomm Inc had an annual average earnings growth of 18.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Qualcomm Inc the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

New Purchase: Us Bancorp (USB)

Jeff Auxier initiated holdings in Us Bancorp. His purchase prices were between $27.57 and $32.11, with an estimated average price of $27.62. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.07%. His holdings were 7,260 shares as of 03/31/2012. U.S. Bancorp is a financial services holding company. Us Bancorp has a market cap of $61.34 billion; its shares were traded at around $32.17 with a P/E ratio of 12.6 and P/S ratio of 2.9. The dividend yield of Us Bancorp stocks is 2.4%. Us Bancorp had an annual average earnings growth of 0.7% over the past 10 years.

New Purchase: Starbucks Corp (SBUX)

Jeff Auxier initiated holdings in Starbucks Corp. His purchase prices were between $46.17 and $56.29, with an estimated average price of $46.66. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.07%. His holdings were 3,750 shares as of 03/31/2012. Starbucks Corporation purchases and roasts high-quality whole bean coffees and sells them along with fresh, rich-brewed, Italian style espresso beverages, a variety of pastries and confections, and coffee-related equipments primarily through its company-operated retail stores. Starbucks Corp has a market cap of $45.7 billion; its shares were traded at around $57.35 with a P/E ratio of 37.2 and P/S ratio of 3.9. The dividend yield of Starbucks Corp stocks is 1.1%. Starbucks Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 16.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Starbucks Corp the business predictability rank of 3-star.

New Purchase: Nordstrom Inc (JWN)

Jeff Auxier initiated holdings in Nordstrom Inc. His purchase prices were between $48.46 and $55.56, with an estimated average price of $48.69. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.07%. His holdings were 3,944 shares as of 03/31/2012. Nordstrom, Inc. is one of the nation's fashion specialty retailers, with stores located in a number of states, including full-line stores, Nordstrom Racks, Faconnable boutiques, and free-standing shoe stores. Nordstrom Inc has a market cap of $11.56 billion; its shares were traded at around $55.86 with a P/E ratio of 17.4 and P/S ratio of 1.1. The dividend yield of Nordstrom Inc stocks is 1.9%. Nordstrom Inc had an annual average earnings growth of 18.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Nordstrom Inc the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

New Purchase: Fedex Corp (FDX)

Jeff Auxier initiated holdings in Fedex Corp. His purchase prices were between $84.09 and $96.98, with an estimated average price of $86.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.07%. His holdings were 2,200 shares as of 03/31/2012. FedEx Corporation is a global transportation and logistics enterprise that offers customers a one-stop source for global shipping, logistics and supply chain solutions. Fedex Corp has a market cap of $27.53 billion; its shares were traded at around $88.24 with a P/E ratio of 13.8 and P/S ratio of 0.7. The dividend yield of Fedex Corp stocks is 0.6%. Fedex Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 1.9% over the past 10 years.

Added: Pepsico Inc (PEP)

Jeff Auxier added to his holdings in Pepsico Inc by 59.66%. His purchase prices were between $62.28 and $66.76, with an estimated average price of $60.84. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.49%. His holdings were 186,795 shares as of 03/31/2012. PepsiCo, Inc. consists of: Frito-Lay Company, Pepsi-Cola Company, and Tropicana Products. Pepsico Inc has a market cap of $105.36 billion; its shares were traded at around $65.99 with a P/E ratio of 15.2 and P/S ratio of 1.6. The dividend yield of Pepsico Inc stocks is 3.1%. Pepsico Inc had an annual average earnings growth of 8.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Pepsico Inc the business predictability rank of 5-star.

Added: Procter & Gambl (PG)

Jeff Auxier added to his holdings in Procter & Gambl by 370.66%. His purchase prices were between $62.77 and $67.9, with an estimated average price of $61.86. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.42%. His holdings were 84,441 shares as of 03/31/2012. The Procter & Gamble Company manufactures and markets a broad range of consumer products in many countries throughout the world. Procter & Gambl has a market cap of $184.19 billion; its shares were traded at around $63.61 with a P/E ratio of 17 and P/S ratio of 2.2. The dividend yield of Procter & Gambl stocks is 3.4%. Procter & Gambl had an annual average earnings growth of 9.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Procter & Gambl the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

Added: Avon Prods Inc (AVP)

Jeff Auxier added to his holdings in Avon Prods Inc by 98.69%. His purchase prices were between $17.41 and $19.63, with an estimated average price of $17.08. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.79%. His holdings were 251,116 shares as of 03/31/2012. Avon Products, Inc. is one of the world's manufacturers and marketers of beauty and related products, which include cosmetics, fragrance and toiletries; beauty plus which consists of jewelry and accessories and apparel; and non-core which consists of gift and decorative and home entertainment products. Avon Prods Inc has a market cap of $9.4 billion; its shares were traded at around $21.57 with a P/E ratio of 13.4 and P/S ratio of 0.8. The dividend yield of Avon Prods Inc stocks is 4.2%. Avon Prods Inc had an annual average earnings growth of 2.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Avon Prods Inc the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

Added: Health Mgt Assc (HMA)

Jeff Auxier added to his holdings in Health Mgt Assc by 164.5%. His purchase prices were between $5.78 and $7.49, with an estimated average price of $6.35. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.68%. His holdings were 505,392 shares as of 03/31/2012. Health Management Associates, Inc. provides a broad range of general acute care health services in non-urban communities. Health Mgt Assc has a market cap of $1.83 billion; its shares were traded at around $7.2 with a P/E ratio of 8.1 and P/S ratio of 0.3. Health Mgt Assc had an annual average earnings growth of 25.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Health Mgt Assc the business predictability rank of 2-star.

Added: Apollo Group (APOL)

Jeff Auxier added to his holdings in Apollo Group by 24.4%. His purchase prices were between $38.48 and $57.7, with an estimated average price of $45.72. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.35%. His holdings were 141,485 shares as of 03/31/2012. Apollo Group, Inc. has been providing higher education to working adults for over 25 years. Apollo Group has a market cap of $4.52 billion; its shares were traded at around $35.21 with a P/E ratio of 8.3 and P/S ratio of 1. Apollo Group had an annual average earnings growth of 21.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Apollo Group the business predictability rank of 5-star.

Added: Lincoln Educatl (LINC)

Jeff Auxier added to his holdings in Lincoln Educatl by 283.58%. His purchase prices were between $7.62 and $9.6, with an estimated average price of $7.9. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.3%. His holdings were 160,429 shares as of 03/31/2012. Lincoln Educational is a and diversified for-profit provider of a career-oriented post-secondary education headquartered in West Orange, New Jersey. Lincoln Educatl has a market cap of $164.1 million; its shares were traded at around $7.34 with a P/E ratio of 6.6 and P/S ratio of 0.3. The dividend yield of Lincoln Educatl stocks is 3.9%. Lincoln Educatl had an annual average earnings growth of 18.4% over the past 5 years.

Added: Altria Group (MO)

Jeff Auxier added to his holdings in Altria Group by 23.75%. His purchase prices were between $28.14 and $30.66, with an estimated average price of $27.65. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.29%. His holdings were 150,045 shares as of 03/31/2012. Altria Group is the parent company of Philip Morris USA, U. Altria Group has a market cap of $65.32 billion; its shares were traded at around $32.21 with a P/E ratio of 15.4 and P/S ratio of 2.7. The dividend yield of Altria Group stocks is 5.1%.

Added: Block H & R (HRB)

Jeff Auxier added to his holdings in Block H & R by 19.58%. His purchase prices were between $15.87 and $17.2, with an estimated average price of $15.54. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.28%. His holdings were 327,375 shares as of 03/31/2012. H&R Block Inc. is a diversified company involved in tax return preparation,electronic filing of income tax returns and other tax-related services. Block H & R has a market cap of $4.39 billion; its shares were traded at around $14.7 with a P/E ratio of 10.5 and P/S ratio of 1.2. The dividend yield of Block H & R stocks is 5.4%.

Added: Amer Movil-adr (AMX)

Jeff Auxier added to his holdings in Amer Movil-adr by 113.04%. His purchase prices were between $22.19 and $24.79, with an estimated average price of $21.83. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.21%. His holdings were 49,000 shares as of 03/31/2012. American Movil is the provider of wireless communications services in Mexico. Amer Movil-adr has a market cap of $97.42 billion; its shares were traded at around $26.65 with a P/E ratio of 11.3 and P/S ratio of 1.9. The dividend yield of Amer Movil-adr stocks is 1.1%. Amer Movil-adr had an annual average earnings growth of 31.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Amer Movil-adr the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Added: Bp Plc (BP)

Jeff Auxier added to his holdings in Bp Plc by 10.72%. His purchase prices were between $43.7 and $47.96, with an estimated average price of $42.42. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.18%. His holdings were 132,192 shares as of 03/31/2012. BP p.l.c. is the holding company of one of the world's largest petroleum and petrochemicals groups. Bp Plc has a market cap of $136.91 billion; its shares were traded at around $43.42 with a P/E ratio of 6.2 and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of Bp Plc stocks is 4.4%. Bp Plc had an annual average earnings growth of 6.4% over the past 10 years.

Added: Central Pac Fin (CPF)

Jeff Auxier added to his holdings in Central Pac Fin by 30.37%. His purchase prices were between $12.83 and $14.14, with an estimated average price of $12.68. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.17%. His holdings were 180,124 shares as of 03/31/2012. Central Pacific Financial Corp. is a Hawaii-based bank holding company. Central Pac Fin has a market cap of $563.6 million; its shares were traded at around $14.22 with a P/E ratio of 12.4 and P/S ratio of 3.

Added: Johnson & Johns (JNJ)

Jeff Auxier added to his holdings in Johnson & Johns by 8.03%. His purchase prices were between $64.3 and $65.91, with an estimated average price of $61.16. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.14%. His holdings were 87,431 shares as of 03/31/2012. Johnson & Johnson is engaged in the manufacture and sale of a broad range of products in the health care field in many countries of the world. Johnson & Johns has a market cap of $177.76 billion; its shares were traded at around $65.09 with a P/E ratio of 12.9 and P/S ratio of 2.7. The dividend yield of Johnson & Johns stocks is 3.5%. Johnson & Johns had an annual average earnings growth of 7.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Johnson & Johns the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Added: Telefonica S.a. (TEF)

Jeff Auxier added to his holdings in Telefonica S.a. by 28.35%. His purchase prices were between $16.24 and $17.76, with an estimated average price of $16.06. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.13%. His holdings were 113,186 shares as of 03/31/2012. Telefonica is the largest supplier of telecommunications services in the Spanish and Portuguese speaking world. Telefonica S.a. has a market cap of $67.65 billion; its shares were traded at around $14.62 with a P/E ratio of 2.8 and P/S ratio of 0.8. The dividend yield of Telefonica S.a. stocks is 11.6%. Telefonica S.a. had an annual average earnings growth of 22.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Telefonica S.a. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

Added: Directv (DTV)

Jeff Auxier added to his holdings in Directv by 50%. His purchase prices were between $42.18 and $49.41, with an estimated average price of $42.86. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.1%. His holdings were 17,999 shares as of 03/31/2012. DIRECTV is a provider of digital multichannel television entertainment in the United States and Latin America. Directv has a market cap of $32.8 billion; its shares were traded at around $49.28 with a P/E ratio of 14.1 and P/S ratio of 1.2. Directv had an annual average earnings growth of 33.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Directv the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

Added: Prgx Global Inc (PRGX)

Jeff Auxier added to his holdings in Prgx Global Inc by 20.53%. His purchase prices were between $5.31 and $6.46, with an estimated average price of $5.62. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.06%. His holdings were 176,129 shares as of 03/31/2012. PRGX Global, Inc., formerly PRG-Schultz International, Inc. Prgx Global Inc has a market cap of $162.6 million; its shares were traded at around $6.32 with a P/E ratio of 54 and P/S ratio of 0.8.

Added: Tns Inc (TNS)

Jeff Auxier added to his holdings in Tns Inc by 42.39%. His purchase prices were between $16.56 and $22.46, with an estimated average price of $18.13. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.06%. His holdings were 28,552 shares as of 03/31/2012. TNS Inc provides data communications services to processors of credit card and other card-based transactions. Tns Inc has a market cap of $540.4 million; its shares were traded at around $20.4 with a P/E ratio of 10.8 and P/S ratio of 1. Tns Inc had an annual average earnings growth of 14.9% over the past 10 years.

Added: Univl Tech Inst (UTI)

Jeff Auxier added to his holdings in Univl Tech Inst by 25.66%. His purchase prices were between $12.68 and $14.67, with an estimated average price of $12.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.03%. His holdings were 39,183 shares as of 03/31/2012. Universal Technical Institute, Inc. provides technical education training in automotive, diesel, collision repair and refinishing, motorcycle, marine and personal watercraft technologies. Univl Tech Inst has a market cap of $300.5 million; its shares were traded at around $12 with a P/E ratio of 12.8 and P/S ratio of 0.7. The dividend yield of Univl Tech Inst stocks is 0.8%. Univl Tech Inst had an annual average earnings growth of 12.6% over the past 5 years.

Reduced: Motorola Solutn (MSI)

Jeff Auxier reduced to his holdings in Motorola Solutn by 30.55%. His sale prices were between $44.94 and $51.76, with an estimated average price of $45.68. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.07%. Jeff Auxier still held 9,092 shares as of 03/31/2012. Motorola Solutions is engaged in providing communication equipments, software and services. Motorola Solutn has a market cap of $14.88 billion; its shares were traded at around $51.03 with a P/E ratio of 21.2 and P/S ratio of 1.8. The dividend yield of Motorola Solutn stocks is 1.7%.

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