Once an old-fashioned virtue, patience can be exciting when it realizes a gain of 477% as seen by Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI) not that long ago. But only a Guru billionaire investor like David Dreman can persuasively extol the virtues of patience and make it look vastly appealing as evidenced by his top holdings.
Dreman Value Management currently lists 305 stocks, 44 of them new, with a total value of $3.78 billion and a quarter-over-quarter turnover of 9%.
Here’s a look at several of David Dreman’s top holdings, reflecting the sizzling influence of patience.
Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI) – Up 75% over 12 Months
Shares Owned: 1,065,881
Share Price: $52.12
As the third largest Guru stakeholder of HBI, David Dreman holds 1.08% of shares outstanding. In 20 quarters of trading with gains, Dreman has made a fortune on HBI. He gained 477.8% in the first quarter of 2009, and has had numerous triple-digit gaining quarters.
He has realized an average gain of 166% on over 2 million shares bought at an average price of $19.57 per share and a gain of 115% on over 1.6 million shares sold at an average price of $24.29 per share.
T-shirt, underwear and sock maker Hanesbrands Inc. (HBI) has a market cap of $5.17 billion; its shares were traded at around $52.12 with a P/E ratio of 21.40 and a P/S ratio of 1.20. The dividend yield of HBI stocks is 0.40%. Hanesbrands has had an annual average earnings growth of 7.1% over the past five years.
Crane Company (CR) – Up 69% over 12 months
Shares Owned: 846,303
Share Price: $63.96
As the third largest Guru stakeholder of CR, David Dreman holds 1.48% of shares outstanding. In 11 quarters of trading, Dreman has gained significantly in every quarter. His highest gain of 187.3% was made in the second quarter of 2009.
He realized an average gain of 67% on 936,557 shares bought at an average price of $38.25 per share and a gain of 46% on 90,254 shares sold at an average price of $43.69 per share.
Founded in 1855 Crane Company (CR) is a diversified manufacturer of engineered industrial products. Crane Company has a market cap of $3.67 billion; its shares were traded at around $63.96 with a P/E ratio of 17.10 and P/S ratio of 1.40. The dividend yield of CR stocks is 1.80%.
iShares Russell 2000 Index (ETF) (IWM) – Up 32% over 12 Months
Shares Owned: 568,663
Share Price: $104.19
The iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund (ETF) (IWM) represents the approximately 2,000 smallest companies in the Russell 3000 Index.
As the fifth largest Guru stakeholder of IWM, David Dreman holds 0.3% of shares outstanding. In five quarters of trading with gains, Dreman realized an average gain of 27% on 833,667 shares bought at an average price of $81.92 per share and a gain of 28% on 265,004 shares sold at an average price of $81.17 per share.
The iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the small capitalization sector of the U.S. equity market as represented by the Russell 2000 Index. The fund has a market cap of $18.59 billion; its shares were traded at around $104.19. The dividend yield of the iShares Russell 2000 Index stocks is 1.60%.
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