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Top Third Quarter Guru-Held Industrial Companies

December 13, 2013 | About:
Monica Wolfe

Monica Wolfe

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Using the GuruFocus Aggregated Portfolio Screener you can filter results to see what companies maintain the highest amount of guru ownership. By using this screener, we filtered down to see which companies based out of the industry sector were held by the highest number of gurus. The following five companies come from this industry and are held by the largest number of gurus.

General Electric (GE)


As of the close of the third quarter there were 31 guru owners of General Electric. During the past quarter there were 17 gurus buying shares of GE and there were 11 gurus making sells of their stake in the company. These gurus maintain a combined weighting of 24.48%.

The top three guru shareholders of General Electric:

1. Dodge & Cox: 89,910,249 shares, representing 0.88% of the company’s shares outstanding and 2.4% of their total assets managed.

2. Brian Rogers: 31,286,500 shares, representing 0.31% of the company’s shares outstanding and 2.9% of his total portfolio.

3. Ken Fisher: 30,016,545 shares, representing 0.29% of the company’s shares outstanding and 1.8% of his total portfolio.

General Electric is a diversified infrastructure and financial services company. The company provides products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, water processing and security technology to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products.

General Electric’s historical revenue and net income:

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The analysis on GE reports that the company’s dividend is at a 2-year low, its revenue has been in decline over the past five years, its operating margin is expanding and its price is sitting near its 5-year high.

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

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General Electric has a market cap of $271.25 billion. Its shares are currently trading at around $26.81 with a P/E ratio of 15.50 and a P/S ratio of 1.90. GE currently has a dividend yield of 2.90%. The company has had an annual average earnings growth of 2.1% over the past ten years.

3M (MMM)

As of the close of the second third there were 26 guru owners of 3M. During the past quarter there were 12 gurus buying shares of MMM and there were 13 gurus making sells of their stake in the company. These gurus maintain a combined weighting of 22.76%.

The top three guru shareholders of 3M:

1. Jean-Marie Eveillard: 5,964,876 shares, representing 0.87% of the company’s shares outstanding and 2.1% of his total portfolio.

2. Jeremy Grantham: 5,218,414 shares, representing 0.76% of the company’s shares outstanding and 1.6% of his total portfolio.

3. Pioneer Investments: 2,726,153 shares, representing 0.4% of the company’s shares outstanding and 1.3% of their total portfolio.

3M is a manufacturing, technology innovator and marketer of a variety of products. It is a technology company with a presence in the six businesses: Industrial and Transportation; Health Care; Consumer and Office; Safety, Security and Protection Services; Display and Graphics; and Electro and Communications.

3M’s historical revenue and net income:

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The analysis on 3M reports that the company’s dividend yield is at a 5-year low, its price is near a 10-year high and it has shown predictable revenue and earnings growth.

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

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3M has a market cap of $84.92 billion. Its shares are currently trading at around $126.13 with a P/E ratio of 19.40 and a P/S ratio of 2.90. 3M had an annual average earnings growth of 6% over the past ten years.

GuruFocus rated 3M the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

FedEx Corporation (FDX)

As of the close of the third quarter there were 24 guru owners of FedEx. During the past quarter there were 13 gurus buying shares of FDX and there were 12 gurus making sells of their stake in the company. These gurus maintain a combined weighting of 27.70%.

The top three guru shareholders of FedEx:

1. PRIMECAP Management: 19,033,679 shares, representing 6.02% of the company’s shares outstanding and 2.9% of their total portfolio.

2. Dodge & Cox: 18,549,478 shares, representing 5.87% of the company’s shares outstanding and 2.4% of their total assets managed.

3. Mason Hawkins: 15,500,062 shares, representing 4.9% of the company’s shares outstanding and about 8.8% of his total portfolio.

FedEx Corporation provides a portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. It operates in four business segments: FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight and FedEx Services.

FedEx’s historical revenue and net income:

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The analysis on FedEx reports that the company’s dividend yield is at a 3-year low, its price is inching closer to a 10-year high and it has shown predictable revenue and earnings growth.

The company recently announced that they are teaming up with Quark Software and Microsoft to enhance the online signs experience.

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

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FedEx has a market cap of $43.66 billion. Its shares were traded at around $137.88 with a P/E ratio of 27.70 and a P/S ratio of 1.00. FedEx had an annual average earnings growth of 2.9% over the past ten years.

GuruFocus rated FedEx the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

Boeing (BA)

As of the close of the second quarter there were 24 guru owners of Boeing. During the past quarter there were 8 gurus buying shares of BA and there were 18 gurus making sells of their stake in the company. These gurus maintain a combined weighting of 16.77%.

The top three guru shareholders of Boeing:

1. PRIMECAP Management: 3,613,991 shares, representing 0.48% of the company’s shares outstanding and 0.56% of their total assets managed.

2. Brian Rogers: 2,676,900 shares, representing 0.35% of the company’s shares outstanding and 1.2% of his total portfolio.

3. Hotchkis & Wiley: 2,026,350 shares, representing 0.27% of the company’s shares outstanding and 1.1% of their total portfolio.

Boeing is engaged in the design, development, manufacture, sale and support of commercial jetliners, military aircraft, satellites, missile defense, human space flight and launch systems and services.

Boeing’s historical revenue and net income:

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The analysis on Boeing reports that the company’s dividend yield is a a 5-year low, its price is near a 10-year high, it has shown predictable revenue and earnings growth and its operating margin is expanding.

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

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Boeing has a market cap of $100.78 billion. Its shares are currently trading at around $134.11 with a P/E ratio of 23.70 and a P/S ratio of 1.20. The company had an annual average growth of 12.20% over the past ten years.

GuruFocus rated Boeing the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Union Pacific (UNP)

The fifth largest held industrial stock is in Union Pacific. As of the most recent quarter there were 23 guru owners of the stock with 10 gurus making buys and 11 gurus making sells of their holdings. These gurus hold on to a combined weighting of 12.43%

The top guru owners of Union Pacific:

1. PRIMECAP: 2,978,398 shares, representing 0.64% of the company’s shares outstanding.

2. Pioneer Investments: 1,016,304 shares, representing 0.22% of the company’s shares outstanding.

3. NWQ Managers: 901,446 shares, representing 0.19% of the company’s shares outstanding.

Union Pacific is one of the America's lead rail transporting companies and its main operating company is Union Pacific Railroad Company. The company links 23 states in the western two-thirds of the country by rail, providing a critical link in the global supply chain.

Union Pacific’s historical revenue and net income:

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The analysis on Union Pacific reports that the company’s price is nearing a 10-year high, its revenue has shown predictable revenue and earnings growth and its operating margin is expanding.

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

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Union Pacific has a market cap of $74.04 billion. Its shares are currently trading at around $160.75 with a P/E ratio of 17.70, a P/S ratio of 3.50 and a P/B ratio of 3.40. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 14.80% over the past ten years.

GuruFocus rated Union Pacific the business predictability rank of 4-star.

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