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Most Held Canadian Stocks of the Second Quarter

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 in Canada were held by the highest number of gurus. The following five companies come from a variety of industries, are Canadian-based and are held by the largest number of gurus.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX) (VRX)

As of the second quarter there were the most gurus holding a position in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International than any other Canadian-based corporation. As of the close of the second quarter there were 18 guru owners of Valeant. These gurus held a combined weighting of 110.3%.

During the past quarter there were twelve gurus making buys alongside eight gurus selling shares of Valeant Pharmaceuticals.

Top guru shareholders of Valeant as of the second quarter:

- Ruane Cunniff (Trades, Portfolio): 34,298,384 shares, representing 10.23% of the company’s shares outstanding as well as 23.1% of his total portfolio.

- Jeff Ubben (Trades, Portfolio): 18,923,877 Shares, representing 5.64% of the company’s shares outstanding as well as 17.6% of his total portfolio.

- Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio): 11,830,932 shares, representing 3.53% of the company’s shares outstanding as well as 6.5% of his total portfolio.

Valeant is a multinational specialty pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of pharmaceutical products primarily in the areas of neurology, dermatology and branded generics. Valeant is focused on the neurology and dermatology therapeutic areas.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals’ historical revenue and net income:

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The analysis on Valeant Pharmaceuticals reports that the company’s Piotroski F-Score is low, it has issued $7.3 billion of debt over the past three years and its asset growth is faster than its revenue growth.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International has a market cap of $39.28 billion. Its shares are currently trading at around $117.12 with a P/S ratio of 5.30 and a P/B ratio of 7.60. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 3.80% over the past ten years

Canadian Natural Resources (CNQ) (CNQ)

As of the close of the second quarter there were 14 guru owners of Canadian Natural Resources. These gurus held a combined weighting of 32.22%. During the second quarter, there were three gurus making buys and nine making sells of their stake in CNQ.

The top guru shareholders of Canadian Natural Resources:

1. Jean-Marie Eveillard: 25,470,670 shares representing 2.33% of the company’s shares outstanding and 2.8% of his total assets managed.

2. Chris Davis: 18,798,800 shares, representing 1.72% of the company’s shares outstanding and 2.6% of his total portfolio.

3. First Pacific Advisors (Trades, Portfolio): 5,519,100 shares, representing 0.5% of the company’s shares outstanding and 2.6% of their total portfolio.

Canadian Natural Resources is a Canadian-based independent energy company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, production, marketing and sale of crude oil, NGLs, and natural gas production.

Canadian Natural Resources’ historical revenue and net income:

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The analysis on Canadian Natural Resources reports that the company has issued CAD926.7 million of debt over the past three years, its dividend yield is sitting at a 10-year high and that its price is near a 1-year high.

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

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Canadian Natural Resources has a market cap of $45.46 billion. Its shares are currently trading at around $41.63 with a P/E ratio of 15.00, a P/S ratio of 2.50 and a P/B ratio of 1.90. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 7% over the past ten years.

BlackBerry Ltd. (BBRY) (TSX:BB)

The third most held stock of the second quarter was the struggling cell phone company, BlackBerry. There are currently twelve gurus that hold a position in BlackBerry. Over the past quarter there were five gurus making buys into the company and two selling their stake. These gurus hold on to a combined weighting of 42.22%.

The top guru shareholders of BlackBerry as of the second quarter:

1. PRIMECAP Management: 56,617,257 shares, representing 10.74% of the company’s shares outstanding and 0.63% of their total portfolio

2. Prem Watsa: 46,654,700 shares, representing 8.85% of the company’s shares outstanding and approximately 32.7% of his total assets managed.

3. Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio): 3,888,791 shares, representing 0.74% of the company’s shares outstanding and 0.17% of his total assets managed.

BlackBerry is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. The company has been struggling to keep up with the smartphone and tablet trend established by Apple and Samsung.

BlackBerry’s historical revenue and net income:

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The analysis on BlackBerry reports that the company’s revenue has been in decline over the past three years, the company holds no debt and its price is sitting at a 10-year low.

BlackBerry has a market cap of $5.54 billion. Its shares are currently trading at around $10.51 with a P/S ratio of 1.30 and a P/B ratio of 1.40.

Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) (CP)

The fourth largest Canadian guru-held stock is in Canadian Pacific Railway where 12 gurus hold a position. Over the past quarter there were four gurus making buys as well as eight gurus making sells of their stock in the company. These gurus hold on to a combined weighting of 26.87%.

Top guru shareholders of Canadian Pacific Railway:

1. Bill Ackman (Trades, Portfolio): 13,938,302 shares, representing 7.96% of the company’s shares outstanding and 20% of his total portfolio.

2. Steve Mandel (Trades, Portfolio): 3,509,269 shares, representing 2% of the company’s shares outstanding and 2.6% of his total assets managed.

3. Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio): 3,004,242 shares, representing 1.72% of the company’s shares outstanding and 2.4% of his total assets managed.

The company provides freight transportation services, logistics solutions, and supply chain expertise in Canada and the United States.

Canadian Pacific Railway’s historical revenue and net income:

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The analysis on Canadian Pacific Railway reports that the company’s Piotroski F-Score is high, its dividend yield is near a 10-year low, its price is close to a 10-year high, and the company has shown predictable revenue and earnings growth.

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

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Canadian Pacific Railway has a market cap of $35.74 billion. Its shares are currently trading at around $206.82 with a P/E ratio of 38.40 and a P/S ratio of 6.30. The company had an annual average earnings growth of 1.30% over the past ten years.

GuruFocus rated Canadian Pacific Railway the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Suncor Energy (SU) (SU)

The fifth most-held Canadian stock of the second quarter was in Suncor Energy where 11 gurus hold a stake. Over the past quarter there were four gurus making buys of the company’s stock and six gurus making sells of their stake in the company.

The top guru shareholders of Suncor Energy:

  1. Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio): 16,458,330 shares, representing 1.13% of the company’s shares outstanding and 0.65% of Buffett’s total portfolio.
  2. Ken Heebner (Trades, Portfolio): 1,300,000 shares, representing 0.09% of the company’s shares outstanding and 1.5% of his total assets managed.
  3. Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio): 662,110 shares, representing 0.05% of the company’s shares outstanding and 0.18% of the guru’s total assets managed.


Suncor Energy’s historical revenue and net income:

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The analysis on Suncor Energy reports that the company’s operating margin is expanding, its Piotroski F-Score is high and its price is near a 3-year high.

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

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Suncor Energy has a market cap of $59.37 billion. Its shares are currently trading at around $40.52 with a P/E ratio of 16.80 and a P/S ratio of 1.60. The dividend yield of Suncor is at 2.10% and the company had an annual average earnings growth of 9.40% over the past ten years.

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