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Donald Yacktman Buys Comcast Corp., Walmart Stores Inc., Dun & Bradstreet Corp., Sells Gannett Co. Inc., The Interpublic Group Of Companies Inc., Williamssonoma Inc.

In his recent interviews, Don Yacktman said he finds bargains in quality companies and he has been buying them. This is his third quarter portfolio update. He is buying blue chips that are cheap.

Donald Yacktman buys Walmart Stores Inc., Dun & Bradstreet Corp. The, Carefusion Corp., sells Gannett Co. Inc., The Interpublic Group Of Companies Inc., Liberty Media Corp. Capital Common Serie, Liberty Media Corporation - Series A Liberty Enter, Penn West Energy Trust Trust Units, Unitedhealth Group Inc., Williamssonoma Inc. during the 3-months ended 09/30/2009, according to the most recent filings of his investment company, Yacktman Asset Management Co.. Donald Yacktman owns 77 stocks with a total value of $1.7 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.

For the details of Donald Yacktman's stock buys and sells, go to http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Donald+Yacktman

This is the sector weightings of his portfolio:

Technology 8.9%
Financials 11.3%
Consumer Services 32.3%
Health Care 12.2%
Consumer Goods 24.9%
Industrials 2.3%
Oil & Gas 5.5%


These are the top 5 holdings of Donald Yacktman

  1. News Corp. (NWS-A) - 12,295,460 shares, 8.54% of the total portfolio
  2. The CocaCola Company (KO) - 2,595,595 shares, 8.08% of the total portfolio
  3. PepsiCo Inc. (PEP) - 2,259,515 shares, 7.68% of the total portfolio
  4. Viacom Inc. (VIA-B) - 4,617,556 shares, 7.5% of the total portfolio
  5. Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) - 4,655,175 shares, 6.98% of the total portfolio


Added: Comcast Corp. Special (CMCSK)

Donald Yacktman added to his holdings in Comcast Corp. Special by 544.76%. His purchase prices were between $12.85 and $16.67, with an estimated average price of $14.55. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 3.49%. His holdings were 4,429,490 shares as of 09/30/2009.

Comcast Corporation is principally involved in the development management and operation of broadband cable networks and in the provision of electronic commerce and programming content. Comcast's commerce and content businesses include majority ownership of QVC Comcast-Spectacor Comcast SportsNet and The Golf Channel a controlling interest in E! Networks and other programming investments. (Company Press Release) Comcast Corp. Special has a market cap of $41.18 billion; its shares were traded at around $14.11 with and P/S ratio of 1.2. The dividend yield of Comcast Corp. Special stocks is 1.9%. Comcast Corp. Special had an annual average earning growth of 46.5% over the past 5 years.

Added: Pepsico Inc. (PEP)

Donald Yacktman added to his holdings in Pepsico Inc. by 74.42%. His purchase prices were between $54.68 and $59.86, with an estimated average price of $57.14. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 3.28%. His holdings were 2,259,515 shares as of 09/30/2009.

PepsiCo Inc. consists of: Frito-Lay Company Pepsi-Cola Company and Tropicana Products. PepsiCo brands are among the best known and most respected in the world and are available in countries and territories throughout the world. PepsiCo's success is the result of superior products high standards of performance distinctive competitive strategies and the high integrity of its people. Pepsico Inc. has a market cap of $95.02 billion; its shares were traded at around $60.99 with a P/E ratio of 16.5 and P/S ratio of 2.2. The dividend yield of Pepsico Inc. stocks is 3%. Pepsico Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 8.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Pepsico Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

Added: The Procter & Gamble Company (PG)

Donald Yacktman added to his holdings in The Procter & Gamble Company by 130.02%. His purchase prices were between $50.95 and $58.16, with an estimated average price of $54.29. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 2.94%. His holdings were 1,550,232 shares as of 09/30/2009.

The Procter & Gamble Company manufactures and markets a broad range of consumer products in many countries throughout the world. Products fall into five business segments: fabric and home care paper beauty care health care and food and beverage. Today P&G markets more than 250 products to more than five billion consumers in 130 countries. The Procter & Gamble Company has a market cap of $167.05 billion; its shares were traded at around $57.23 with a P/E ratio of 15.9 and P/S ratio of 2.1. The dividend yield of The Procter & Gamble Company stocks is 3.1%. The Procter & Gamble Company had an annual average earning growth of 10.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated The Procter & Gamble Company the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Added: The Cocacola Company (KO)

Donald Yacktman added to his holdings in The Cocacola Company by 51.13%. His purchase prices were between $48.12 and $53.76, with an estimated average price of $50. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 2.73%. His holdings were 2,595,595 shares as of 09/30/2009.

The Coca-Cola Company is the world's largest beverage company and is the leading producer and marketer of soft drinks. Along with Coca-Cola recognized as the world's best-known brand The Coca-Cola Company markets four of the world's top five soft drink brands including diet Coke Fanta and Sprite. Through the world's largest distribution system consumers in nearly 200 countries enjoy The Coca-Cola Company's products at a rate of more than 1 billion servings each day. The Cocacola Company has a market cap of $124.01 billion; its shares were traded at around $53.51 with a P/E ratio of 17.7 and P/S ratio of 3.9. The dividend yield of The Cocacola Company stocks is 3.1%. The Cocacola Company had an annual average earning growth of 5.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated The Cocacola Company the business predictability rank of 2-star.

Added: Pfizer Inc (PFE)

Donald Yacktman added to his holdings in Pfizer Inc by 55.75%. His purchase prices were between $14.2 and $16.86, with an estimated average price of $15.95. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 2.24%. His holdings were 6,536,150 shares as of 09/30/2009.

Pfizer Inc is a research-based global pharmaceutical company that discovers and develops innovative value-added products that improve the quality of life of people around the world and help them enjoy longer healthier and more productive lives. Pfizer has three business segments: health care animal health and consumer health care. Its products are available in numerous countries. (Company Press Release) Pfizer Inc has a market cap of $116.15 billion; its shares were traded at around $17.21 with a P/E ratio of 8 and P/S ratio of 2.4. The dividend yield of Pfizer Inc stocks is 3.7%. Pfizer Inc had an annual average earning growth of 11% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Pfizer Inc the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

Added: Conocophillips (COP)

Donald Yacktman added to his holdings in Conocophillips by 78.63%. His purchase prices were between $39.44 and $46.8, with an estimated average price of $43.99. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 2.17%. His holdings were 1,879,780 shares as of 09/30/2009.

ConocoPhillips is a major international integrated energy company with operations in some 49 countries. Conocophillips has a market cap of $73.39 billion; its shares were traded at around $49.49 with a P/E ratio of 8.1 and P/S ratio of 0.3. The dividend yield of Conocophillips stocks is 3.8%. Conocophillips had an annual average earning growth of 19% over the past 10 years.

Added: Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)

Donald Yacktman added to his holdings in Microsoft Corp. by 40.64%. His purchase prices were between $22.39 and $25.94, with an estimated average price of $24.17. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 2.02%. His holdings were 4,655,175 shares as of 09/30/2009.

Microsoft develops manufactures licenses and supports a wide range of software products for a multitude of computing devices. Microsoft software includes scalable operating systems for servers personal computers and intelligent devices; server applications for client/server environments; knowledge worker productivity applications; and software development tools. The Company's online efforts include the MSN network of Internet products and services and alliances with companies involved with broadband access and various forms of digital interactivity. Microsoft Corp. has a market cap of $250.17 billion; its shares were traded at around $28.02 with a P/E ratio of 17.2 and P/S ratio of 4.3. The dividend yield of Microsoft Corp. stocks is 1.8%. Microsoft Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 10% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Microsoft Corp. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Added: H&r Block Inc. (HRB)

Donald Yacktman added to his holdings in H&r Block Inc. by 6570.54%. His purchase prices were between $16.33 and $18.57, with an estimated average price of $17.15. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.96%. His holdings were 1,867,750 shares as of 09/30/2009.

H&R Block Inc. is a diversified company involved in tax return preparationelectronic filing of income tax returns and other tax-related services. The Company's subsidiaries also offer investment services through broker-dealers originate purchase service sell and securitize mortgages offer personal productivity software purchase participation interests in refund anticipation loans made by a third-party lender and offer accounting tax and consulting services to business clients. H&r Block Inc. has a market cap of $6.23 billion; its shares were traded at around $18.59 with a P/E ratio of 12.4 and P/S ratio of 1.6. The dividend yield of H&r Block Inc. stocks is 3.2%. H&r Block Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 0.9% over the past 10 years.

Added: Viacom Inc. (VIA-B)

Donald Yacktman added to his holdings in Viacom Inc. by 25.38%. His purchase prices were between $20.31 and $28.38, with an estimated average price of $24.33. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.52%. His holdings were 4,617,556 shares as of 09/30/2009.

Viacom is a leading global entertainment content company whose family of prominent and respected brands includes the multiplatform properties of MTV Networks BET Networks Paramount Pictures Paramount Home Entertainment and DreamWorks. MTV Networks a unit of Viacom is one of the world's leading creators of programming and content across all media platforms. MTV Networks connects with its audiences through its robust consumer products businesses and its more than three hundred interactive properties worldwide including online broadband wireless and interactive television services and also has licensing agreements joint ventures and syndication deals whereby all of its programming services can be seen worldwide. Viacom Inc. has a market cap of $15.07 billion; its shares were traded at around $27.42 with a P/E ratio of 11.5 and P/S ratio of 1.1.

Added: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ)

Donald Yacktman added to his holdings in Johnson & Johnson by 78.76%. His purchase prices were between $55.97 and $61.79, with an estimated average price of $59.99. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.93%. His holdings were 596,382 shares as of 09/30/2009.

Johnson & Johnson is engaged in the manufacture and sale of a broad range of products in the health care field in many countries of the world. The company's worldwide business is divided into three segments: Consumer; Pharmaceutical; and Professional. Johnson & Johnson has a market cap of $164.16 billion; its shares were traded at around $59.57 with a P/E ratio of 13.1 and P/S ratio of 2.6. The dividend yield of Johnson & Johnson stocks is 3.3%. Johnson & Johnson had an annual average earning growth of 12.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Johnson & Johnson the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

Added: U.s. Bancorp (USB)

Donald Yacktman added to his holdings in U.s. Bancorp by 78.6%. His purchase prices were between $16.59 and $23.25, with an estimated average price of $20.71. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.86%. His holdings were 1,544,138 shares as of 09/30/2009.

U.S. Bancorp is a financial services holding company. They operate full-service branch offices and ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of banking brokerage insurance investment mortgage trust and payment services products to consumers businesses and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is the parent company of Firstar Bank and U.S. Bank. U.s. Bancorp has a market cap of $44.99 billion; its shares were traded at around $23.53 with a P/E ratio of 29 and P/S ratio of 2.3. The dividend yield of U.s. Bancorp stocks is 0.8%. U.s. Bancorp had an annual average earning growth of 13.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated U.s. Bancorp the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

Added: Stryker Corp. (SYK)

Donald Yacktman added to his holdings in Stryker Corp. by 258.82%. His purchase prices were between $37.39 and $47.69, with an estimated average price of $41.38. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.29%. His holdings were 152,500 shares as of 09/30/2009.

Stryker Corporation develops manufactures and markets specialty surgical and medical products including orthopaedic implants bone cement trauma systems used in bone repair powered surgical instruments endoscopic systems craniomaxillofacial fixation devices specialty surgical equipment used in neurosurgery and patient care and handling equipment for the global market and provide outpatient physical and occupational rehabilitation services. Stryker Corp. has a market cap of $18.29 billion; its shares were traded at around $46 with a P/E ratio of 16 and P/S ratio of 2.7. The dividend yield of Stryker Corp. stocks is 0.8%. Stryker Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 23.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Stryker Corp. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

New Purchase: Walmart Stores Inc. (WMT)

Donald Yacktman initiated holdings in Walmart Stores Inc.. His purchase prices were between $47.57 and $51.88, with an estimated average price of $49.98. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.64%. His holdings were 223,751 shares as of 09/30/2009.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is the world's largest retailer. They are engaged in the operation of mass merchandising stores which serve their customers primarily through the operation of three segments which are the Wal-Mart Stores segment the SAM'S Club segment and the International segment. Walmart Stores Inc. has a market cap of $192.46 billion; its shares were traded at around $49.9 with a P/E ratio of 14.4 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Walmart Stores Inc. stocks is 2.2%. Walmart Stores Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 13.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Walmart Stores Inc. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

New Purchase: Dun & Bradstreet Corp. The (DNB)

Donald Yacktman initiated holdings in Dun & Bradstreet Corp. The. His purchase prices were between $71.33 and $83.16, with an estimated average price of $76.09. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.2%. His holdings were 44,800 shares as of 09/30/2009.

D&B Corp. is a provider of business information. Their information and technology solutions help businesses reduce credit risk find profitable customers manage customer and vendor relationships more efficiently and collect cash and receivables. Businesses also use their information and technology to authenticate and verify potential trading partners online increasing their trust and confidence in e-commerce business transactions. Dun & Bradstreet Corp. The has a market cap of $4.14 billion; its shares were traded at around $78.41 with a P/E ratio of 14.2 and P/S ratio of 2.4. The dividend yield of Dun & Bradstreet Corp. The stocks is 1.7%.

New Purchase: Carefusion Corp. (CFN)

Donald Yacktman initiated holdings in Carefusion Corp.. His purchase prices were between $18.45 and $21.99, with an estimated average price of $20.17. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.07%. His holdings were 55,125 shares as of 09/30/2009.

CareFusion is a global corporation serving the health care industry with products and services that help hospitals measurably improve the safety and quality of care. The company develops market-leading technologies including Alaris ? IV pumps Pyxis ? automated dispensing and patient identification systems AVEA ? and Pulmonetic Systems ventilation and respiratory products ChloraPrep ? and MedMined services for infection prevention neurological monitoring and diagnostic products V. Mueller ? surgical instruments and an extensive line of products that support interventional medicine. The company is headquartered in San Diego California. Carefusion Corp. has a market cap of $4.98 billion; its shares were traded at around $22.5 with and P/S ratio of 1.1.

Reduced: American International Group Inc (AVF)

Donald Yacktman reduced to his holdings in American International Group Inc by 96.88%. His sale prices were between $6.29 and $15.3, with an estimated average price of $11.93. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.01%. Donald Yacktman still held 14,655 shares as of 09/30/2009.

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Reduced: Furniture Brands International Inc. (FBN)

Donald Yacktman reduced to his holdings in Furniture Brands International Inc. by 31.35%. His sale prices were between $2.47 and $6.04, with an estimated average price of $4.55. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.1%. Donald Yacktman still held 978,200 shares as of 09/30/2009.

Furniture Brands International Inc. is one of the largest manufacturers of residential furniture in the United States. They market products through three operating subsidiaries: Broyhill Furniture Industries Inc. Lane Furniture Industries Inc. and Thomasville Furniture Industries Inc. Furniture Brands International Inc. has a market cap of $225.5 million; its shares were traded at around $4.63 with and P/S ratio of 0.1.


Sold Out: Penn West Energy Trust Trust Units (PWE)

Donald Yacktman sold out his holdings in Penn West Energy Trust Trust Units. His sale prices were between $10.96 and $15.48, with an estimated average price of $13.15.

PENN WEST ENERGY TRUST is a senior oil and natural gas energy trust based in Calgary Alberta. Penn West trust units and debentures are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols PWT.UN PWT.DB.A PWT.DB.B PWT.DB.C PWT.DB.D PWT.DB.E and PWT.DB.F and Penn West trust units are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PWE. Penn West Energy Trust Trust Units has a market cap of $6.73 billion; its shares were traded at around $16.08 with a P/E ratio of 19.6 and P/S ratio of 1.7. The dividend yield of Penn West Energy Trust Trust Units stocks is 10.2%.

Sold Out: Liberty Media Corporation - Series A Liberty Enter (LMDIA)

Donald Yacktman sold out his holdings in Liberty Media Corporation - Series A Liberty Enter. His sale prices were between $24.82 and $30.91, with an estimated average price of $27.79.

Liberty Media Corporation is a holding company which through its subsidiaries owns interests in a broad range of electronic retailing media communications and entertainment businesses. Those interests are attributed to three tracking stock groups: (1) the Liberty Interactive group which includes Liberty's interests in QVC Provide Commerce Backcountry.com BUYSEASONS Bodybuilding.com IAC/InterActiveCorp and Expedia (2) the Liberty Entertainment group which includes Liberty's interests in The DIRECTV Group Inc. Starz Entertainment FUN Technologies Inc. GSN LLC WildBlue Communications Inc. and Liberty Sports Holdings LLC and (3) the Liberty Capital group which includes all businesses assets and liabilities not attributed to the Interactive group or the Entertainment group including its subsidiaries Starz Media LLC Atlanta National League Baseball Club Inc. and TruePosition Inc. and minority equity investments in Time Warner Inc. and Sprint Nextel Co Liberty Media Corporation - Series A Liberty Enter has a market cap of $14.82 billion; its shares were traded at around $29.93 .

Sold Out: Liberty Media Corp. Capital Common Serie (LCAPA)

Donald Yacktman sold out his holdings in Liberty Media Corp. Capital Common Serie. His sale prices were between $11.25 and $22.49, with an estimated average price of $16.95.

Liberty Media Corporation owns interests in a broad range of electronic retailing media communications and entertainment businesses. Those interests are attributed to three tracking stock groups: (1) the Liberty Interactive group which includes Liberty's interests in QVC.com Provide Commerce Backcountry.com BUYSEASONS Bodybuilding.com IAC/InterActiveCorp and Expedia (2) the Liberty Entertainment Group which includes Liberty's interests in the DIRECTV Group Inc. Starz Entertainment FUN Technologies Inc. GSN LLC WildBlue Communications Inc. and Liberty Sports Holdings LLC and (3) the Liberty Capital group which includes all businesses assets and liabilities not attributed to the Interactive Group or the Entertainment Group including our subsidiaries Starz Media LLC Atlanta National League Baseball Club Inc. and TruePosition Inc. and minority equity investments in Time Warner Inc. and Sprint Nextel Corporation. Liberty Media Corp. Capital Common Serie has a market cap of $1.85 billion; its shares were traded at around $20.6 with and P/S ratio of 3.

Sold Out: The Interpublic Group Of Companies Inc. (IPG)

Donald Yacktman sold out his holdings in The Interpublic Group Of Companies Inc.. His sale prices were between $4.71 and $7.59, with an estimated average price of $6.05.

The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc.'s is one of the world's leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Major global brands include Draftfcb FutureBrand GolinHarris International Initiative Jack Morton Worldwide Lowe Worldwide MAGNA Global McCann Erickson Momentum MRM Worldwide Octagon Universal McCann and Weber Shandwick. Leading domestic brands include Campbell-Ewald Carmichael Lynch Deutsch Hill Holliday Mullen and The Martin Agency. The Interpublic Group Of Companies Inc. has a market cap of $2.9 billion; its shares were traded at around $5.96 with a P/E ratio of 11.9 and P/S ratio of 0.4.

Sold Out: Gannett Co. Inc. (GCI)

Donald Yacktman sold out his holdings in Gannett Co. Inc.. His sale prices were between $3.18 and $11.74, with an estimated average price of $7.21.

Gannett Co. Inc. is an international news and information company that publishes daily newspapers in the USA including USA TODAY the nation'slargest-selling daily newspaper. The company also owns in excess of 400 non-daily publications in the USA and USA WEEKEND a weekly newspaper magazine. Gannett subsidiary Newsquest is the United Kingdom's second largest regional newspaper company. Newsquest publishes more than 300 titles including 15 daily newspapers and a network of prize-winning Web sites. Gannett also operates 22 television stations in the United States. Gannett Co. Inc. has a market cap of $2.44 billion; its shares were traded at around $10.4 with a P/E ratio of 5.1 and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of Gannett Co. Inc. stocks is 1.6%. Gannett Co. Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 4.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Gannett Co. Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Sold Out: Williamssonoma Inc. (WSM)

Donald Yacktman sold out his holdings in Williamssonoma Inc.. His sale prices were between $10.61 and $20.22, with an estimated average price of $15.52.

Williams-Sonoma Inc. is specialty retailer of products for the home. The retail segment sells its products through its three retail concepts: Williams-Sonoma Pottery Barn and Hold Everything. The direct-to-customer segment sells similar products through its five direct-mail catalogs Williams-Sonoma Pottery Barn Pottery Barn Kids Hold Everything andChambers and the Internet. Williamssonoma Inc. has a market cap of $1.95 billion; its shares were traded at around $18.48 with a P/E ratio of 154 and P/S ratio of 0.6. The dividend yield of Williamssonoma Inc. stocks is 2.6%. Williamssonoma Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 18.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Williamssonoma Inc. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.


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