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John Burbank's Top Q2 Increases

August 16, 2013 | About:
Monica Wolfe

Monica Wolfe

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During the second quarter Guru John Burbank of Passport Capital flipped around a lot of his stocks. The guru sold out of 51 different companies and added 55 new stocks to his portfolio. According to the guru’s second quarter filings released yesterday, Burbank currently holds 132 stocks valued at over $3 billion.

The following five companies represent the five largest increases Burbank made to his portfolio during the second quarter.



Qihoo 360 Technology Co. (QIHU)

During the second quarter, Burbank made his largest increase in Qihoo 360 Technology. The guru upped his stake 3662.45% by purchasing a total of 1,530,025 shares at an estimated average price of $38.49 per share. The price per share has skyrocketed approximately 84% since then.

As of the second quarter, Burbank held on to 1,530,025 shares of Qihoo, representing 1.32% of the company’s shares outstanding and 2.4% of his total portfolio.

Burbank’s holding history as of the second quarter:

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The company is an Internet company in China. It has amassed a large and loyal user base, which monetize primarily through offering online advertising and Internet value-added services.

Qihoo’s historical revenue and net income:

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Qihoo 360 Technology has a market cap of $8.27 billion. Its shares are currently trading at around $67.34 with a P/E ratio of 217.20, a P/S ratio of 22.50 and a P/B ratio of 15.70.

Mondelez International (MDLZ)

During the second quarter, Burbank increased his position in Mondelez International by 899.32%. The guru purchased a total of 1,834,612 shares at an estimated average second quarter price of $30.42. Since then the share price is up approximately 1.8%.

Burbank now holds 2,038,612 shares of Mondelez, representing 0.11% of the company’s shares outstanding and 1.9% of his total portfolio.

Burbank’s holding history of Mondelez as of the second quarter:

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Mondelez manufactures and markets confectionery products. Its product portfolio includes packaged food products, including biscuits, confectionery, beverages, cheese, convenient meals and various packaged grocery products.

Mondelez’s historical revenue and net income:

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The Peter Lynch Chart suggests that the company is currently overvalued:

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Mondelez has a market cap of $55.2 billion. Its shares are currently trading at around $31.00 with a P/E ratio of 29.20, a P/S ratio of 1.60 and a P/B ratio of 1.80. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 0.8% over the past 10 years.

Liberty Global PLC (LBTYK)

John Burbank upped his stake by 376.63% during the second quarter. The guru purchased a total of 402,991 shares in the second quarter price range of $64.57 to $73.78, with an estimated average price of $69.23 per share. Since then the price per share has increased approximately 4.9%.

Burbank holds 509,991 shares of Liberty Global as of the second quarter, representing 0.20% of the company’s shares outstanding and 1.1% of his total portfolio.

Burbank’s holding history as of the second quarter:

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The company is an international provider of video, broadband internet and telephone services, with continuing consolidated broadband communications and/or direct-to-home satellite operations.

Liberty Global’s historical revenue and net income:

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Liberty Global has a market cap of $29 billion. Its shares are currently trading at around $72.52 with a P/E ratio of 930.20, a P/S ratio of 1.80 and a P/B ratio of 1.60. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 2.9%.

Sempra Energy (SRE)

During the second quarter Burbank increased his position in Sempra Energy by 208.21%. The guru bought a total of 183,588 shares at an estimated average quarterly price of $81.50. The share price has increased approximately 1.8% since then.

As of the second quarter Burbank holds a total of 271,764 shares of Sempra Energy, representing 0.11% of the company’s shares outstanding and 0.73% of his total portfolio.

Burbank’s holding history as of the second quarter:

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Sempra Energy is an energy services holding company, which provides electric, natural gas and other energy products and services to its customers.

Sempra Energy’s historical revenue and net income:

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The Peter Lynch Chart suggests that the company is currently overvalued:

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Sempra Energy has a market cap of $20.27 billion. Its shares are currently trading at around $83.00 with a P/E ratio of 20.90, a P/S ratio of 2.00 and a P/B ratio of 2.00. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 4% over the past ten years.

Amazon.com (AMZN)

John Burbank’s fifth largest increase came from Amazon.com. The guru upped his position 183.74% over the second quarter. Burbank bought a total of 160,741 shares in the second quarter price range of $248.23 to $282.10, with an estimated average price of $266.40. Since then the price per share has increased approximately 8.3%.

Burbank held a total of 248,225 shares as of the second quarter, representing 0.05% of the company’s shares outstanding and 2.3% of his total portfolio.

Burbank’s holding history as of the second quarter:

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The company serves consumers through its retail websites and focuses on selection, price, and convenience. It designs its websites to enable millions of unique products to be sold by the company and by third parties across dozens of product categories.

Amazon’s historical revenue and net income:

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Amazon has a market cap of $131.59 billion. Its shares are currently trading at around $288.01 with a P/E ratio of 3604.50, a P/S ratio of 1.90 and a P/B ratio of 15.00.

You can view John Burbank’s second quarter portfolio here.

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