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Yacktman Focused Fund Top 5 Increases

Holly LaFon

Holly LaFon

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Donald Yacktman (Trades, Portfolio) of the conservative Yacktman Fund (Trades, Portfolio)s purchased no new stocks in the second quarter as the S&P 500 continued its third year of gains. The Yacktman Focused Fund (Trades, Portfolio) is valued at $9.9 billion and contains 35 stocks as of second quarter-end, with 6% quarter-over-quarter turnover. Its top weighting is in the Consumer Defensive sector, at 40.9% of total holdings, followed by Technology at 20.7%.

While he ventured into no new stocks in the second quarter, Yacktman and his managers made significant increases to five existing holdings: Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (FOX), Hengan International Group Co. Ltd. (HKSE:01044), Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (XKRX: 005935), Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) and Avon Products Inc. (AVP).

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (FOX)

Yacktman Fund (Trades, Portfolio)s increased their Twenty-First Century Fox shareholding by 664.9%, adding 7,47 million shares. The stock’s second quarter average price was $33.

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Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. is a Delaware corporation, incorporated in Nov. 12, 2004. Twenty-first Century Fox Inc. has a market cap of $72.51 billion; its shares were traded at around $32.57 with a P/E ratio of 24.40 and P/S ratio of 2.50. The dividend yield of Twenty-first Century Fox Inc. stocks is 0.70%.

Hengan International Group Co. Ltd. (HKSE:01044)

Yacktman Fund (Trades, Portfolio)s increased its holding of Hengan International Group by 103.9% in the quarter, adding 2,934,700 shares. The stock’s average second quarter price was $82.

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Hengan International Group Co. Ltd. is engaged in the manufacturing, distribution and sale of personal hygiene products, food and snack products and skin care products in the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong and certain overseas markets. Hengan International Group Co. Ltd. has a market cap of $102.51 billion; its shares were traded at around $83.25 with a P/E ratio of 27.40 and P/S ratio of 4.80. The dividend yield of Hengan International Group Co. Ltd. stocks is 2.24%. Hengan International Group Co Ltd had an annual average earnings growth of 33.60% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Hengan International Group Co. Ltd. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (XKRX: 005935)

Yacktman Fund (Trades, Portfolio)s increased its holding of Samsung Electronics by 102.8%, adding 233,669 shares. The stock’s quarterly share price average was 1,082,733 won.

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Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. was incorporated under the laws of the Republic of Korea in 1969. It has a P/E ratio of 14.19. The dividend yield of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. stocks is 1.06%.

Procter & Gamble (PG)

Yacktman Fund (Trades, Portfolio)s increased its holding of Procter & Gamble by 10.5%, adding 1.17 million shares. The stock’s average price was $81 for the quarter.

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Procter & Gamble Co., an Ohio corporation was incorporated in 1905. Procter & Gamble Co. has a market cap of $219.02 billion; its shares were traded at around $80.94 with a P/E ratio of 21.60 and P/S ratio of 2.80. The dividend yield of Procter & Gamble Co. stocks is 3.0%. Procter & Gamble Co. had an annual average earnings growth of 4.20% over the past 10 years.

Avon Products Inc. (AVP)

Yacktman Fund (Trades, Portfolio)s increased its holding of Avon Products by 7.62%, adding 734,872 shares. The stock’s price averaged $14 in the quarter.

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Avon Products Inc. commenced operations in 1886 and was incorporated in the State of New York on Jan. 27, 1916. Avon Products Inc. has a market cap of $6.18 billion; its shares were traded at around $14.23 with and P/S ratio of 0.60. The dividend yield of Avon Products Inc. stocks is 1.70%.

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