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Guru Action on S&P Top Gainers

September 27, 2013 | About:
Sally Jones

Sally Jones

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Year to date, AutoZone Inc. is up 18%, JPMorgan Chase & Co. is up 16% and Garmin Ltd. is up 8%, making them three of the top ten gainers in the S&P 500. Here’s an update to see what the insiders and top billionaire stakeholders are buying and selling.

AutoZone Inc. (AZO)

Up 14% over 12 months, AutoZone Inc. has a market cap of $14.98 billion; its shares were traded at around $421.68. The P/E ratio is 15.9. The P/S is 1.80.

AutoZone Inc. began operations in 1979 and now has 4,685 stores in the U.S., including Puerto Rico, and 321 stores in Mexico. The company is a retailer and distributor of automotive replacement parts and accessories.

Historical share pricing, revenue and net income:

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Guru Action: As of June 30, 2013, the top Guru stakeholder Jim Simons reduced his position by 2.87%. He sold 9,300 shares at an average price of $407.86, for a gain of 3.4%.

His current shares remaining are 315,100 or 0.89% of shares outstanding.

His remarkable five-year history of pure gains averaged a 29% gain on 609,996 shares bought at an average price of $327.83per share. He has averaged a 15% gain on 294,896 shares sold at an average price of $366.61 per share.

Check out the eight guru stakeholders and very active insider trading.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Up 28% over 12 months, JPMorgan Chase & Co. has a market cap of $195.32 billion; its shares were traded at around $51.89. The P/E ratio is 8.90 and the P/B ratio is 1.00.

Incorporated in 1968, JPMorgan Chase & Co is a worldwide financial services firm and banking institution with operations in more than 60 countries.

Historical share pricing, revenue and net income:

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Guru Action: As of June 30, 2013, the top Guru stakeholder James Barrow increased his position by 4.71%, buying 1,448,616 shares at an average price of $50.84, for a loss of 1%, the first losing quarter in his five-year history. His current shares remaining are 32,190,193 or 0.86% of shares outstanding.

His five-year history shows a gain of 25% on 10,485,870 shares bought at an average price of $40.16 per share. On shares sold, he has averaged an 18% gain on 2,674,323 shares sold at an average price of $42.56 per share.

Check out the numerous guru stakeholders and active insider trades.

Garmin Ltd. (GRMN)

Up 8% over 12 months, Garmin Ltd. has a market cap of $8.86 billion; its shares were traded at around $45.37. The P/E ratio is 16.70 and the P/B ratio is 2.60.

Starting in 2000, Garmin Ltd. was incorporated in the Cayman Islands as a holding company for Garmin Corporation, a Taiwan corporation, in order to facilitate a public offering of Garmin shares in the U.S. The company is a provider of navigation, communications and information devices enabled by global positioning system technology. Garmin’s four business segments serve the marine, outdoor/fitness, automotive/mobile and aviation markets.

Historical share pricing, revenue and net income:

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Guru Action: As of June 30, 2013, the top Guru stakeholder Chuck Royce increased his position by 107.36%, buying 204,520 shares at an average price of $34.75, for a gain of 30.6%.

His current shares remaining are 395,020 or 0.2% of shares outstanding.

His seven-quarter history shows a gain of 23% on 396,020 shares bought at an average price of $36.98 per share. On shares sold, he has averaged a 2% gain on 1,000 shares sold at an average price of $45.50 per share.

Check out the five guru stakeholders and two recent insider trades.



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About the author:

Sally Jones
Sally Jones writes about Real Time Picks. She says, "I truly enjoy watching the Gurus in realtime and telling their story."

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