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John Burbank's Top 10 Third Quarter Buys

Holly LaFon

Holly LaFon

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John Burbank leads Passport Capital, a $3 billion global investment firm founded in 2000. The approach of the firm is to combine macroeconomic analysis, fundamental research and quantitative tools.

In his third quarter trading decisions, Burbank drove 21% portfolio turnover from the previous quarter, purchasing 63 new stocks. His portfolio contained 139 stocks in total with a combined fair value of $3.09 billion at quarter-end.

Top 10 Third Quarter Buys

DirecTV (DTV)

Burbank purchased 1,601,027 shares of DirecTV, representing 3.1% of his portfolio. The share price has gained 5% from the average.

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DirecTV has a market cap of $33.88 billion; its shares were traded at around $64.48 with a P/E ratio of 13.30 and P/S ratio of 1.20. DirecTV had an annual average earnings growth of 28.40% over the past five years.

SouFun Holdings Ltd. (SFUN)

Burbank purchased 1,086,136 shares of SouFun Holdings, representing 1.8% of his portfolio. The share price has gained 65% from the average.

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Soufun Holdings Ltd. has a market cap of $5.14 billion; its shares were traded at around $63.51 with a P/E ratio of 27.50 and P/S ratio of 10.40. The dividend yield of Soufun Holdings Ltd. stocks is 3.20%.

CF Industries Holdings Inc. (CF)

Burbank purchased 210,273 shares of CF Industries, representing 1.4% of his portfolio. The share price has gained 14% from average.

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CF Industries Holdings Inc. has a market cap of $12.53 billion; its shares were traded at around $218.65 with a P/E ratio of 8.40 and P/S ratio of 2.40. The dividend yield of CF Industries Holdings Inc. stocks is 1.00%. CF Industries Holdings Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 32.00% over the past five years.

NextEra Energy Inc. (NEE)

Burbank purchased 488,693 shares of NextEra Energy, representing 1.3% of his portfolio. The share price has gained 6% from the average.

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Nextera Energy Inc. has a market cap of $37.61 billion; its shares were traded at around $87.33 with a P/E ratio of 18.40 and P/S ratio of 2.50. The dividend yield of Nextera Energy Inc. stocks is 3.00%. Nextera Energy Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 7.00% over the past 10 years.

Intuitive Surgical Inc. (ISRG)

Burbank purchased 72,896 shares of Intuitive Surgical, representing 0.89% of his portfolio. The third quarter share price average was $397. The share price hasn’t changed meaningfully from the average.

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Intuitive Surgical Inc. has a market cap of $15.12 billion; its shares were traded at around $397.19 with a P/E ratio of 23.90 and P/S ratio of 7.00. Intuitive Surgical Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 29.10% over the past five years.

EQT Corp. (EQT)

Burbank purchased 262,661 shares of EQT Corp., representing 0.75% of his portfolio. The third quarter share price average was $85. Shares have declined 1% from the average.

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EQT Corp. has a market cap of $12.79 billion; its shares were traded at around $84.84 with a P/E ratio of 39.80 and P/S ratio of 6.30. The dividend yield of EQT Corp. stocks is 0.10%. EQT Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 11.10% over the past 10 years.

Superior Energy Services Inc. (SPN)

Burbank purchased 874,811 shares of Superior Energy Services, representing 0.71%. Shares have gained 6% from the average.

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Superior Energy Services Inc. has a market cap of $4.39 billion; its shares were traded at around $27.54 with a P/E ratio of 15.80 and P/S ratio of 0.90. Superior Energy Services Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 15.60% over the past 10 years.

Comcast Corp. (CMCSK)

Burbank purchased 377,510 shares of Comcast, representing 0.55% of the portfolio. Shares have gained 9% from the average.

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Comcast Corp has a market cap of $121.72 billion; its shares were traded at around $46.54 with a P/E ratio of 18.80 and P/S ratio of 1.90. The dividend yield of Comcast Corp stocks is 1.60%. Comcast Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 22.60% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Comcast Corp the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

HCA Holdings Inc. (HCA)

Burbank purchased 334,177 shares of HCA Holdings, representing 0.46% of his portfolio. Shares have gained 17% from the average.

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HCA Holdings Inc. has a market cap of $20.43 billion; its shares were traded at around $45.63 with a P/E ratio of 14.60 and P/S ratio of 0.60.

Thoratec Corporation (THOR)

Burbank purchased 364,093 shares of Thoratec Corporation, representing 0.44% of his portfolio. Shares have gained 23% from the average.

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Thoratec Corporation has a market cap of $2.45 billion; its shares were traded at around $42.95 with a P/E ratio of 54.70 and P/S ratio of 5.00. Thoratec Corporation had an annual average earnings growth of 24.50% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Thoratec Corporation the business predictability rank of 3-star.

See more Burbank stocks in his portfolio here. Also check out the Undervalued Stocks, Top Growth Companies and High Yield stocks of John Burbank.

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