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Yacktman Focused Fund - Major Adds

Sally Jones

Sally Jones

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As of the quarter ending March 31, 2013, Yacktman Asset Management LP, led by Donald Yacktman, president and co-chief investment officer, lists Yacktman Focused Fund (YAFFX) net assets at $8.7 billion. Closely resembling the Yacktman Fund, the Yacktman Focused Fund also invests in many of the same high quality large caps.

The Yacktman Focused Fund’s largest increase this quarter is with shipping and logistics company CH Robinson Worldwide Inc. (CHRW) for 125.71%, followed by a major add with Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) of 81.82% and another increase with Coca-Cola Company (KO) by 66.36%. Here are details of the fund’s latest increases to existing holdings, as of the quarter ending March 31, 2013:

Added Positions: KO, MSFT, JNJ, CHRW, XOM, SYY, BCR

Add: Coca-Cola Company (KO)

The Yacktman Focused Fund increased its position with Coca-Cola Company (KO) by 66.36%, with a 1.99% impact to the portfolio. The current price is $40.88 with a change from average up 7%. The Yacktman Focused Fund holds 9 million KO shares after the trade. KO stock is up 14% over the last 12 months.

Add: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

The Yacktman Focused Fund increased its position with Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) by 35.09%, with a 1.57% impact to the portfolio. The current price is $28.71 with a change from average up 4%. The Yacktman Focused Fund holds 15.4 million shares after the trade. MSFT stock is down 6% over the last 12 months.

Add: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Yacktman increased his position with Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) by 22.58%, with a 0.78% impact to his portfolio. The current price is $82.42 with a change from average up 9%. The Yacktman Focused Fund holds 3.8 millionshares after the trade. JNJ stock is up 30% over the last 12 months.

Add: CH Robinson Worldwide Inc. (CHRW)

The Yacktman Focused Fund increased its position with CH Robinson Worldwide Inc. (CHRW) by 125.71%, with a 0.72% impact to the portfolio. The current price is $58.14 with a change from average down 5%. The Yacktman Focused Fund holds 1,580,000 shares after the trade. CHRW stock is down 8% over the last 12 months.

Add: Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

Yacktman increased his position with Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) by 81.82%, with a 0.55% impact to his portfolio. The current price is $88.73 with a change from average down 1%. The Yacktman Focused Fund holds 1,000,000 shares after the trade. XOM stock is up 7% over the last 12 months.

Add: Sysco Corporation (SYY)

Yacktman increased his position with Sysco Corporation (SYY) by 9.09%, with a 0.48% impact to his portfolio. The current price is $34.66 with a change from average up 7%. The Yacktman Focused Fund holds 12,000,000 shares after the trade. SYY stock is up 18% over the last 12 months.

Add: C.R. Bard Inc. (BCR)

The Yacktman Focused Fund increased its position with C.R. Bard Inc. (BCR) by 8.36%, with a 0.36% impact to the portfolio. The current price is $102.72 with a change from average up 2%. The Yacktman Focused Fund holds 3,348,994 shares after the trade. BCR stock is up 7% over the last 12 months.

The quarterly portfolio update of the Yacktman Focused Fund, based in Austin, Texas, shows 36 stocks and a quarter-over-quarter turnover of 7%.

Yacktman Focused Fund’s top buys, sells and holdings:



Investor Guru Donald Yacktman received an MBA with Distinction from Harvard University and was the Morningstar "Portfolio Manager of The Year" in 1991.

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