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Top Third Quarter Guru-Held Energy Stocks

December 20, 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 energy companies were held by the highest number of gurus. The following five companies come from a energy sector of the market and are held by the largest number of gurus.

Exxon Mobil (XOM)

The most gurus hold on to Exxon Mobile. As of the close of the third quarter there were 45 gurus that held a position in the company. During the third quarter there 21 gurus buying shares of Exxon and there were 18 making sells. These gurus hold a combined weighting of 48.37%.

The top guru shareholders of Exxon Mobil:

  • Warren Buffett: 40,089,371 shares, representing 0.91% of the company’s shares outstanding.
  • Bill Gates: 7,643,858 shares, representing 0.17% of the company’s shares outstanding.
  • Donald Yacktman: 7,276,782 shares, representing 0.17% of the company’s shares outstanding.

Exxon Mobil’s main business is energy, involving exploration for, and production of, crude oil and natural gas, manufacture of petroleum products and transportation and sale of crude oil, natural gas and petroleum products.

Exxon Mobil’s historical revenue and net income:

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The analysis on Exxon reports that the company’s revenue has been in decline over the past year, its price is inching closer to a 10-year high, it has issued $1.3 billion of debt in the past three years and the dividend yield is at a 10-year high.

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

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Exxon Mobil has a market cap of $434.36 billion. Its shares are currently trading at around $99.43 with a P/E ratio of 12.80, a P/S ratio of 1.00 and a P/B ratio of 2.50. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 10.90% over the past 10 years.

GuruFocus rated Exxon Mobil the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

Schlumberger NV (SLB)

The second most held company is Schlumberger with 32 guru shareholders. During the past quarter there were 17 gurus making buys and 13 gurus makings sells of their stake in SLB. These gurus hold on to a combined weighting of 41.54%.

The top guru owners of Schlumberger:

  • Dodge & Cox: 40,100,394 shares, representing 3.03% of the company’s shares outstanding.
  • Frank Sands: 15,217,069 shares, representing 1.15% of the company’s shares outstanding.
  • Manning & Napier: 12,815,940 shares, representing 0.97% of the company’s shares outstanding

Schlumberger NV is a supplier of technology, integrated project management and information solutions to customers working in the oil and gas industry worldwide. The company provides the industry's range of products and services from exploration through production.

Schlumberger’s historical revenue and net income:

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The analysis on Schlumberger reports that the company’s price is nearing a five-year high, they have issued $5.2 billion of debt over the past three years and the company’s asset growth is currently faster than its revenue growth.

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

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Schlumberger NV has a market cap of $113.88 billion. Its shares are currently trading at around $86.47 with a P/E ratio of 17.70, a P/S ratio of 2.51 and a P/B ratio of 3.00. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 14.20% over the past 10 years.

Halliburton Company (HAL)

The third most guru-held stock is Halliburton. As of the third quarter there were 30 gurus holding on to Halliburton, with 13 gurus making buys and 14 gurus making sells over the quarter. These gurus hold a combined weighting of 42.38%.

The top guru shareholders of Halliburton:

  • Tweedy Browne: 5,527,392 shares, representing 0.61% of the company’s shares outstanding.
  • Glenn Greenberg: 4,724,009 shares, representing 0.52% of the company’s shares outstanding.
  • Bill Nygren: 3,950,000 shares, representing 0.43% of the company’s shares outstanding.

Halliburton is a provider of services and products to the energy industry related to the exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas. It operates under two divisions: Completion and Production segment, and Drilling and Evaluation segment.

Halliburton’s historical revenue and net income:

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The analysis on Halliburton reports that the company’s revenue has slowed town over the past year, its asset growth is faster than its revenue growth and its operating and gross margins have been in a 5-year decline.

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

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Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)

Over the past quarter there were 27 gurus that held a stake in Occidental Petroleum. During the third quarter there were 19 gurus making buys and nine gurus selling shares of their stake in Occidental Petroleum. These gurus hold a combined weighting of 25.01%.

The top guru owners of Occidental:

  • James Barrow: 16,324,542 shares, representing 2.03% of the company’s shares outstanding.
  • Chris Davis: 5,263,276 shares, representing 0.65% of the company’s shares outstanding.
  • First Pacific Advisors: 4,099,200 shares, representing 0.51% of the company’s shares outstanding

Occidental conducts its operations through various oil and gas, chemical, midstream, marketing and other subsidiaries and affiliates. Its businesses consist of three segments: Oil and Gas, Chemical and Midstream.

Occidental Petroleum’s historical revenue and net income:

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The analysis on Occidental Petroleum reported that the company’s price is sitting near a 1-year high, it has shown predictable revenue and earnings growth and its dividend yield is at a 10-year high.

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

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Occidental Petroleum has a market cap of $75.25 billion. Its shares are currently trading at around $93.35 with a P/E ratio of 16.40, a P/S ratio of 3.00 and a P/B ratio of 1.70. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 10.30% over the past ten years.

GuruFocus rated Occidental the business predictability rank of 2-star.

ConocoPhillips (COP)

The fifth most-held guru stock over the third quarter is in ConocoPhillips. There are 26 gurus with a stake in ConocoPhillips. Over the quarter there were nine gurus making buys and 13 gurus selling parts or all of their holdings in the company. These gurus hold on to a combined weighting of 19.15%.

The top guru shareholders of ConocoPhillips:

  • James Barrow: 22,690,164 shares, representing 1.86% of the company’s shares outstanding.
  • Warren Buffett: 13,529,270 shares, representing 1.11% of the company’s shares outstanding.
  • Jean-Marie Eveillard: 9,217,729 shares, representing 0.75% of the company’s shares out.

ConocoPhillips focuses on exploring for, developing and producing crude oil and natural gas globally.

ConocoPhillips’ historical revenue and net income:

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The analysis on ConocoPhillips reports that the company’s revenue has been in decline over the past five years, the company’s dividend yield is nearing a three-year low, its price is nearing a 10-year high and its P/B and P/S ratio are also nearing 10-year highs.

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

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ConocoPhillips has a market cap of $86.36 billion. Its shares are currently trading at around $70.61 with a P/E ratio of 11.40, a P/S ratio of 1.40 and a P/B ratio of 1.70. The dividend yield of ConocoPhillips stocks is 3.80%. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 40.8% over the past five years.

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