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Brian Rogers Update - T. Rowe Price High-Impact Sells

October 16, 2013 | About:
Sally Jones

Sally Jones

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The third quarter portfolio update of Brian Rogers, portfolio manager of the T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund, shows 118 stocks, four of them new. The fund’s total value is $25.9 billion, with a quarter-over-quarter turnover of 2%. The portfolio is currently weighted with top three sectors: financial services at 19.9%, industrials at 15.2% and energy at 15.1%. Guru Brian Rogers has averaged a return of 10.62% over 12 months.

In the third quarter of 2013, Brian Rogers sold out six holdings and reduced five positions. Here’s a look at four of his highest-impact sells, as of the quarter ending Sept. 30, 2013:

SLM Corp. (SLM): Sold Out

Impacts Portfolio: -0.42%

Up 49% over 12 months, SLM Corp. has a market cap of $11.14 billion; its shares were traded at around $25.55 with a P/E of 8.30. The dividend is 2.30%.

Guru Action: As of Sept. 30, 2013, Brian Rogers sold out his SLM position, unloading 4,579,100 shares at an average price of $24.42, gaining 4.5%, his lowest quarter in the trading history.

Holding for 15 gaining quarters, Rogers made double-digit or triple-digit gains in every quarter. Gains peaked at 296.4% in the second quarter of 2009 when he bought 321,800 shares at an average price of $6.44 per share.

Track historical pricing, revenue and net income:

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Bank of New York Mellon Corp. (BK): Reduced

Impacts Portfolio: -0.38%

Up 25% over 12 months, Bank of New York Mellon Corp.has a market cap of $35.64 billion; its shares were traded at around $30.98 with a P/E of 19.10. The dividend is 1.80%.

Guru Action: As of Sept. 30, 2013, Brian Rogers reduced his position by 94.45%, unloading 3,401,000 shares at an average price of $30.67, gaining 1%.

Across a five-year history, he has averaged a gain of 27% on 5,851,000 shares sold at an average price of $24.33 per share. Selling 5,651,000 shares at an average price of $29.84, Rogers gained 4%.

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Hasbro Inc. (HAS): Sold Out

Impacts Portfolio: -0.31%

Up 19% over 12 months, Hasbro Inc. has a market cap of $5.99 billion; its shares were traded at around $46.17 with a P/E of 18.80. The dividend is 3.30%.

Guru Action: As of Sept. 30, 2013, Brian Rogers sold out his position after trading for four gaining quarters that peaked at 31.8% when he made his new buy of 2,350,000 shares at an average price of $35.03 per share. In third quarter, Rogers sold 1,750,000 shares at an average price of $46.69, taking a loss of 1.1%.

Track historical pricing, revenue and net income:

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WPP PLC (WPP) Trades on LSE UK: Sold Out

Impacts Portfolio: -0.26%

Up 51% over 12 months, WPP PLC, a London-based global communication services and advertising company, has a market cap of £ 17.09 billion (GBP); its shares were traded at around £ 12.81 (GBP) with a P/E of 19.80. The dividend is 2.36%.

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Guru Action: As of Sept. 30, 2013, Brian Rogers sold out his position, unloading 3,781,558 shares at an average price of $12.11, gaining 5.8%.

Holding for four gaining quarters, Rogers’s highest gain was 51.6% when he made a new buy of 5,381,558 shares at an average price of $8.45 per share, in the fourth quarter of 2012.

Track historical pricing, revenue and net income:

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Brian Rogers has been the portfolio manager of T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund (PRFDX) since its inception in 1985.





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Sally Jones
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