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Jean-Marie Eveillard on Toyota Motor Corp. Situation

February 23, 2010 | About:
Jean-Marie Eveillard, senior adviser to the First Eagle Global Fund, talks with Bloomberg's Pimm Fox about the shares of Toyota Motor Corp.



(Source: Bloomberg)


The famed international investor Jean-Marie Eveillard's First Eagle Global Fund does not own any Toyota Motor Corp. shares, even though his fund has a heavy overseas exposure, particularly in Japan.

GuruFocus tracks the investment of renowned investors such as Eveillard. According to GuruFocus data, Guru Charles Brandes owns 1,583,476 shares as of 12/31/2009, an increase of 140.12% from the previous quarter.John Rogers owns 101,735 shares as of 12/31/2009, which accounts for 0.17% of the $4.91 billion portfolio of ARIEL CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC. Other than that, nobody we track owns any Toyota Motor shares. Compared to the formidable market share of Toyota in the US, Investment Gurus clearly underweight on Toyota Motor stock.

Maybe that is a good thing for the time being. Toyota Motor stock dropped more than 20% since the its current trouble started in the mid of January.

About the author:

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Ravi Nagarajan is a private investor and Editor of The Rational Walk website. Ravi focuses on applying value investing techniques to find securities trading well below intrinsic business value. Ravi has over 15 years of experience in the financial markets and started investing on a full time basis in 2009. From 1996 to 2009, Ravi held a number of technical and executive level positions in the commercial software industry. Ravi graduated Summa Cum Laude from Santa Clara University with a degree in finance. Visit his website The Rational Walk

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