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Ray Dalio's Top 5 New Second Quarter Stocks

August 12, 2014 | About:
Holly LaFon

Holly LaFon

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Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio) is founder of Bridgewater Associates, the largest hedge fund in the world with $150 billion in assets. His All Weather Fund returned 11.2% this year through July, according to Forbes, compared to the S&P’s 6% gain. This is a turn for the better, as the fund declined 4% in 2013 while the S&P rose by about 30%.

Dalio has placed roughly 60% of his portfolio in emerging markets ETFs, and a full 28% in the S&P 500 index.

In the second quarter, his fund bought 65 new stocks, for a total of 303. It was valued at $13.3 billion.

The new buys

Coca-Cola Co. (KO)

Bridgewater bought 346,874 shares of Coca-Cola Co., for 0.11% of the portfolio. The second quarter share price averaged $41.

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Coca-Cola Co. was incorporated in September 1919 under the laws of the State of Delaware. Coca-Cola Co. has a market cap of $174.03 billion; its shares were traded at around $39.68 with a P/E ratio of 21.50 and P/S ratio of 3.90. The dividend yield of Coca-Cola Co. stocks is 2.90%. Coca-Cola Co. had an annual average earnings growth of 10.00% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Coca-Cola Co. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY)

Bridgewater purchased 255,200 shares of Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., for 0.11% of the portfolio. The second quarter share price averaged $62.

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Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. was founded in 1971. The company and subsidiaries operates a chain of retail stores, operating under the names Bed Bath & Beyond (BBB), Christmas Tree Shops (CTS), Harmon and Harmon Face Values (Harmon), buybuy BABY and World Market or Cost Plus World Market. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has a market cap of $12.59 billion; its shares were traded at around $62.36 with a P/E ratio of 13.00 and P/S ratio of 1.10. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 13.60% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Hewlett-Packard (HPQ)

Bridgewater bought 249,600 shares of Hewlett-Packard, for 0.063% of the portfolio. The second quarter share price averaged $33.

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Hewlett-Packard Co. was incorporated in 1947 under the laws of the State of California as the successor to a partnership founded in 1939. Hewlett-Packard Co. has a market cap of $65.72 billion; its shares were traded at around $35.12 with a P/E ratio of 12.40 and P/S ratio of 0.61.

CA Inc. (CA)

Bridgewater purchased 264,746 shares of CA Inc., for 0.057% of the portfolio. The share price averaged $30 in the second quarter.

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CA Inc. was incorporated in Delaware in 1974, began operations in 1976 and completed an initial public offering of common stock in December 1981. CA Inc. has a market cap of $12.6 billion; its shares were traded at around $28.30 with a P/E ratio of 15.70 and P/S ratio of 2.80. The dividend yield of CA Inc. stocks is 3.50%. CA Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 15.70% over the past 10 years.

Analog Devices Inc. (ADI)

Bridgewater purchased 125,906 shares of Analog Devices, for 0.051% of the portfolio. The second quarter share price average was $53.

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Analog Devices Inc. was founded in 1965 and incorporated in Massachusetts. Analog Devices Inc. has a market cap of $15.76 billion; its shares were traded at around $50.18 with a P/E ratio of 22.20 and P/S ratio of 5.90. The dividend yield of Analog Devices Inc. stocks is 2.80%. Analog Devices Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 5.90% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Analog Devices Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

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batman
Batman - 1 month ago

ConAgra is CAG not CA.

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