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Richard Aster Jr. runs both value and growth funds, to him there is probably no difference between growth and value. Over the past 10 years, both of his funds outperformed the market by wide margins. These are the first quarter portfolio updates.

Richard Aster Jr owns 151 stocks with a total value of $2.4 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.

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

This is the sector weightings of his portfolio:

Technology 22.7%
Industrials 21.9%
Financials 14.2%
Consumer Services 11.7%
Consumer Goods 9.1%
Health Care 7.2%
Oil & Gas 6.4%
Basic Materials 5.2%
Utilities 1.7%


These are the top 5 holdings of Richard Aster Jr

  1. Mattel Inc. (MAT) - 2,727,224 shares, 2.55% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 10.56%
  2. Willis Group Holdings Ltd. (WSH) - 1,873,948 shares, 2.42% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 10.39%
  3. Zebra Technologies Corp. (ZBRA) - 1,905,863 shares, 2.32% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 0.32%
  4. Autodesk Inc. (ADSK) - 1,717,895 shares, 2.08% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 30.91%
  5. Citrix Systems Inc. (CTXS) - 948,690 shares, 1.86% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 78.8%


Added: Citrix Systems Inc. (CTXS)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Citrix Systems Inc. by 78.8%. His purchase prices were between $41.15 and $49, with an estimated average price of $44.25. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.82%. His holdings were 948,690 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Citrix Systems, Inc. is one of the suppliers of application delivery and management software and services that enable the effective and efficient enterprise-wide deployment and management of applications. Citrix Systems Inc. has a market cap of $8.76 billion; its shares were traded at around $47.64 with a P/E ratio of 32 and P/S ratio of 5.5. Citrix Systems Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 4.2% over the past 10 years.

Added: The Stanley Works (SWK)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in The Stanley Works by 3799.88%. His purchase prices were between $51.25 and $59.9, with an estimated average price of $56.1. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.73%. His holdings were 317,840 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., formerly known as Stanley Works Inc. The Stanley Works has a market cap of $5.05 billion; its shares were traded at around $62.61 with a P/E ratio of 21.5 and P/S ratio of 1.3. The dividend yield of The Stanley Works stocks is 2.2%. The Stanley Works had an annual average earning growth of 2.7% over the past 10 years.

Added: Edwards Lifesciences Corp. (EW)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Edwards Lifesciences Corp. by 89.68%. His purchase prices were between $171.62 and $202.52, with an estimated average price of $185.93. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.63%. His holdings were 328,502 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Edwards Lifesciences Corp. a leader in advanced cardiovascular disease treatments, is the number-one heart valve company in the world and the global leader in acute hemodynamic monitoring. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. has a market cap of $5.74 billion; its shares were traded at around $101.48 with a P/E ratio of 32 and P/S ratio of 4.4. Edwards Lifesciences Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 9.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Edwards Lifesciences Corp. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

Added: Autodesk Inc. (ADSK)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Autodesk Inc. by 30.91%. His purchase prices were between $22.95 and $29.71, with an estimated average price of $26.62. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.49%. His holdings were 1,717,895 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Autodesk is one of the world's design software and digital content companies for architectural design and land development, manufacturing, utilities, telecommunications, and media and entertainment. Autodesk Inc. has a market cap of $7.51 billion; its shares were traded at around $32.77 with a P/E ratio of 55.5 and P/S ratio of 4.4. Autodesk Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 9.2% over the past 10 years.

Added: Teradata Corp (TDC)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Teradata Corp by 99.68%. His purchase prices were between $27.66 and $31.43, with an estimated average price of $29.53. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.37%. His holdings were 621,400 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Teradata Corporation is the world's largest company focused on raising intelligence through data warehousing and enterprise analytics. Teradata Corp has a market cap of $5.26 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.52 with a P/E ratio of 19.6 and P/S ratio of 3.1.

Added: Uti Worldwide Inc. (UTIW)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Uti Worldwide Inc. by 168.79%. His purchase prices were between $12.97 and $17.33, with an estimated average price of $14.88. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.37%. His holdings were 937,000 shares as of 03/31/2010.

UTI Worldwide Inc. is a global, non-asset based supply chain management business providing supply chain logistics services and planning and optimization solutions. Uti Worldwide Inc. has a market cap of $1.64 billion; its shares were traded at around $16.25 with a P/E ratio of 30.1 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Uti Worldwide Inc. stocks is 0.4%. Uti Worldwide Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 17.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Uti Worldwide Inc. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

Added: Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. (BBBY)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. by 45.14%. His purchase prices were between $38.5 and $44.49, with an estimated average price of $41.08. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.32%. His holdings were 567,200 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Bed Bath & Beyond is a nationwide operator of `superstores` selling predominantly better quality domestics merchandise and home furnishings typically found in better department stores. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. has a market cap of $12.42 billion; its shares were traded at around $47.19 with a P/E ratio of 20.6 and P/S ratio of 1.5. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 17.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Added: Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. (RBA)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. by 21.08%. His purchase prices were between $19.42 and $23.02, with an estimated average price of $21.36. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.28%. His holdings were 1,790,375 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers conduct unreserved public auctions every year at locations throughout North and Central America, Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa and the Middle East. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. has a market cap of $2.23 billion; its shares were traded at around $21.14 with a P/E ratio of 26.1 and P/S ratio of 6. The dividend yield of Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. stocks is 1.9%. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 18.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers Inc. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

Added: Cvb Financial Corp. (CVBF)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Cvb Financial Corp. by 22.81%. His purchase prices were between $8.64 and $10.53, with an estimated average price of $9.46. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.26%. His holdings were 3,419,315 shares as of 03/31/2010.

CVB Financial Corp. is a bank holding company. CVB's principal business is to serve as a holding company for the Bank, Community, Ventures, and for other banking or banking related subsidiaries which the Company may establish or acquire. Cvb Financial Corp. has a market cap of $1.16 billion; its shares were traded at around $10.9 with a P/E ratio of 23.6 and P/S ratio of 3. The dividend yield of Cvb Financial Corp. stocks is 3.1%. Cvb Financial Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 9.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Cvb Financial Corp. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Added: Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. (LECO)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. by 41.22%. His purchase prices were between $47.19 and $58.07, with an estimated average price of $52.15. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.18%. His holdings were 283,000 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. is a full-line manufacturer of welding and cutting products and integral horsepower industrial electric motors. Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. has a market cap of $2.54 billion; its shares were traded at around $59.59 with a P/E ratio of 27.1 and P/S ratio of 1.4. The dividend yield of Lincoln Electric Holdings Inc. stocks is 1.9%.

Added: Hologic Inc. (HOLX)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Hologic Inc. by 32.79%. His purchase prices were between $14.5 and $19.56, with an estimated average price of $16.62. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.17%. His holdings were 905,900 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Hologic Inc. is a supplier of high quality, innovative and clinically valuable diagnostic systems and tests. Hologic Inc. has a market cap of $4.24 billion; its shares were traded at around $16.4 with a P/E ratio of 14.3 and P/S ratio of 2.6.

Added: Expeditors International Of Washington I (EXPD)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Expeditors International Of Washington I by 14.23%. His purchase prices were between $32.87 and $38.61, with an estimated average price of $35.46. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.16%. His holdings were 829,985 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Expeditors International of Washington, Inc. is engaged in the business ofproviding global logistics services. Expeditors International Of Washington I has a market cap of $9 billion; its shares were traded at around $42.39 with a P/E ratio of 37.2 and P/S ratio of 2.2. The dividend yield of Expeditors International Of Washington I stocks is 0.9%. Expeditors International Of Washington I had an annual average earning growth of 12.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Expeditors International Of Washington I the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Added: Lkq Corp. (LKQX)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Lkq Corp. by 37.39%. His purchase prices were between $18.15 and $20.76, with an estimated average price of $19.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.16%. His holdings were 722,800 shares as of 03/31/2010.

LKQ Corp is the largest nationwide provider of recycled OEM automotive replacement parts and related services, with sales and processing facilities and redistribution centers that reach most major markets in the United States. Lkq Corp. has a market cap of $2.89 billion; its shares were traded at around $20.24 with a P/E ratio of 20 and P/S ratio of 1.4. Lkq Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 32.3% over the past 5 years.

Added: Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. by 10.08%. His purchase prices were between $25.16 and $33.61, with an estimated average price of $27.89. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.15%. His holdings were 1,188,420 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is a global cruise vacation company that operates Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, and Royal Celebrity Tours. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. has a market cap of $7.12 billion; its shares were traded at around $33.24 with a P/E ratio of 35.4 and P/S ratio of 1.2. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. had an annual average earning growth of 4.1% over the past 10 years.

Added: Curtisswright Corp. (CW)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Curtisswright Corp. by 25.13%. His purchase prices were between $29.02 and $36.15, with an estimated average price of $32.56. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.15%. His holdings were 515,300 shares as of 03/31/2010.

CURTISS-WRIGHT CORP. produces precision components for the aerospace, industrial and marine companies. Curtisswright Corp. has a market cap of $1.62 billion; its shares were traded at around $35.39 with a P/E ratio of 16.4 and P/S ratio of 0.9. The dividend yield of Curtisswright Corp. stocks is 0.9%. Curtisswright Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 18.4% over the past 10 years.

Added: Coach Inc. (COH)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Coach Inc. by 12.78%. His purchase prices were between $34.04 and $40.31, with an estimated average price of $36.81. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.15%. His holdings were 836,730 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Coach Inc. is a designer, producer and marketer of high-quality, modern, American classic accessories that complement the diverse lifestyles of discerning women and men. Coach Inc. has a market cap of $13.32 billion; its shares were traded at around $42.4 with a P/E ratio of 20.2 and P/S ratio of 4.1. The dividend yield of Coach Inc. stocks is 0.7%. Coach Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 37.2% over the past 10 years.

Added: Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (BMRN)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. by 20.83%. His purchase prices were between $18.75 and $23.81, with an estimated average price of $20.92. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.13%. His holdings were 795,900 shares as of 03/31/2010.

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. is a developer of carbohydrate enzyme therapies for debilitating, life-threatening, chronic genetic disorders and other diseases and conditions. Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. has a market cap of $2.18 billion; its shares were traded at around $21.51 with a P/E ratio of 179.3 and P/S ratio of 6.7.

Added: Watsco Inc. (WSO)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Watsco Inc. by 11.93%. His purchase prices were between $47.86 and $59.99, with an estimated average price of $53.85. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.13%. His holdings were 514,991 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Watsco, Inc. is one of the largest distributor of air conditioning and heating equipment and related parts and supplies in the United States. Watsco Inc. has a market cap of $1.89 billion; its shares were traded at around $58.54 with a P/E ratio of 35.7 and P/S ratio of 0.9. The dividend yield of Watsco Inc. stocks is 3.6%. Watsco Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 8.1% over the past 10 years.

Added: Micros Systems Inc. (MCRS)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Micros Systems Inc. by 10.92%. His purchase prices were between $27.16 and $33.22, with an estimated average price of $30.97. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.12%. His holdings were 881,632 shares as of 03/31/2010.

MICROS Systems, Inc. provides enterprise applications for the hospitality industry worldwide. Micros Systems Inc. has a market cap of $2.85 billion; its shares were traded at around $35.73 with a P/E ratio of 26.5 and P/S ratio of 3.2. Micros Systems Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 21.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Micros Systems Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

Added: Carmax Inc. (KMX)

Richard Aster Jr added to his holdings in Carmax Inc. by 10%. His purchase prices were between $20.17 and $25.91, with an estimated average price of $22.51. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.1%. His holdings were 1,021,005 shares as of 03/31/2010.

CarMax Group is a subsidiary of Circuit City Stores, Inc. Carmax Inc. has a market cap of $5.49 billion; its shares were traded at around $24.62 with a P/E ratio of 21.1 and P/S ratio of 0.7.

New Purchase: Acxiom Corp. (ACXM)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Acxiom Corp.. His purchase prices were between $13.43 and $18.52, with an estimated average price of $16.04. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.61%. His holdings were 831,600 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Acxiom Corporation integrates data, services and technology to create and deliver customer and information management solutions for many of the largest, most respected companies in the world. Acxiom Corp. has a market cap of $1.54 billion; its shares were traded at around $19.45 with a P/E ratio of 32.4 and P/S ratio of 1.1. Acxiom Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 3.6% over the past 10 years.

New Purchase: Equifax Inc. (EFX)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Equifax Inc.. His purchase prices were between $30.89 and $36.4, with an estimated average price of $32.77. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.6%. His holdings were 405,700 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Equifax is one of the leaders in facilitating and securing commerce by bringing buyers and sellers together world-wide through information, transaction processing and Internet businesses. Equifax Inc. has a market cap of $4.2 billion; its shares were traded at around $33.24 with a P/E ratio of 14.4 and P/S ratio of 2.3. The dividend yield of Equifax Inc. stocks is 0.5%. Equifax Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 7.5% over the past 10 years.

New Purchase: Northern Trust Corp. (NTRS)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Northern Trust Corp.. His purchase prices were between $49.89 and $55.98, with an estimated average price of $52.96. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.48%. His holdings were 211,600 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Northern Trust Corp. is a multi-bank holding company with worldwide locations and is a provider of treasury management, master trust, custody, retirement, risk and performance, international and investment management services for corporations, large institutions and individuals. Northern Trust Corp. has a market cap of $13.38 billion; its shares were traded at around $55.34 with a P/E ratio of 17.7 and P/S ratio of 3.6. The dividend yield of Northern Trust Corp. stocks is 2%. Northern Trust Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 1% over the past 10 years.

New Purchase: Lumber Liquidators (LL)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Lumber Liquidators. His purchase prices were between $22.18 and $27.64, with an estimated average price of $24.76. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.3%. His holdings were 276,600 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Lumber Liquidators, Inc. is a specialty retailer of hardwood flooring. Lumber Liquidators has a market cap of $852.6 million; its shares were traded at around $31.25 with a P/E ratio of 30.4 and P/S ratio of 1.6.

New Purchase: Diebold Inc. (DBD)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Diebold Inc.. His purchase prices were between $26.57 and $32.05, with an estimated average price of $29.73. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. His holdings were 13,200 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Diebold Incorporated develops, manufactures, sells and services automated teller machines, electronic and physical security systems, various products used to equip bank facilities, software and integrated systems for global financial and commercial markets. Diebold Inc. has a market cap of $2.02 billion; its shares were traded at around $30.5 with a P/E ratio of 22.8 and P/S ratio of 0.8. The dividend yield of Diebold Inc. stocks is 3.5%.

New Purchase: Paychex Inc. (PAYX)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Paychex Inc.. His purchase prices were between $28.86 and $32.76, with an estimated average price of $30.63. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. His holdings were 13,000 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Paychex, Inc. is a national provider of payroll, human resource, and employee benefit outsourcing solutions for small-to medium-sized businesses. Paychex Inc. has a market cap of $11.06 billion; its shares were traded at around $30.59 with a P/E ratio of 22.7 and P/S ratio of 5.4. The dividend yield of Paychex Inc. stocks is 4.1%. Paychex Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 14.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Paychex Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

New Purchase: Spectra Energy Corp (SE)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Spectra Energy Corp. His purchase prices were between $20.51 and $23.03, with an estimated average price of $21.75. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. His holdings were 17,900 shares as of 03/31/2010.

SPECTRA ENERGY CORP is one of North America's premier natural gas infrastructure companies serving three key links in the natural gas value chain: gathering and processing, transmission and storage, and distribution. Spectra Energy Corp has a market cap of $14.68 billion; its shares were traded at around $22.67 with a P/E ratio of 16.4 and P/S ratio of 3.2. The dividend yield of Spectra Energy Corp stocks is 4.4%.

New Purchase: The Chubb Corp. (CB)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in The Chubb Corp.. His purchase prices were between $47.66 and $52.47, with an estimated average price of $50.21. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. His holdings were 8,100 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Chubb Corporation is a holding company with subsidiaries principally engaged in the property and casualty insurance business. The Chubb Corp. has a market cap of $17.15 billion; its shares were traded at around $52.21 with a P/E ratio of 8.8 and P/S ratio of 1.3. The dividend yield of The Chubb Corp. stocks is 2.9%.

New Purchase: Pitney Bowes Inc. (PBI)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Pitney Bowes Inc.. His purchase prices were between $20.92 and $24.68, with an estimated average price of $22.72. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. His holdings were 17,900 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Pitney Bowes, Inc. operates in three reportable segments: Mailing and Integrated Logistics, Office Solutions and Capital Services. Pitney Bowes Inc. has a market cap of $5.1 billion; its shares were traded at around $24.56 with a P/E ratio of 10.8 and P/S ratio of 0.9. The dividend yield of Pitney Bowes Inc. stocks is 6%. Pitney Bowes Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 3.3% over the past 10 years.

New Purchase: Brownforman Corp. (BF-B)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Brownforman Corp.. His purchase prices were between $49.49 and $59.4, with an estimated average price of $53.74. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. His holdings were 7,500 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Brown-Forman Corporation is a producer and marketer of fine quality beverage alcohol brands, including Jack Daniel's, Southern Comfort, Finlandia Vodka, Tequila Herradura, el Jimador Tequila, Canadian Mist, Fetzer and Bolla Wines, and Korbel California Champagnes. Brownforman Corp. has a market cap of $8.48 billion; its shares were traded at around $56.79 with a P/E ratio of 17.74 and P/S ratio of 2.66. The dividend yield of Brownforman Corp. stocks is 2.18%. Brownforman Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 10.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Brownforman Corp. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

New Purchase: Greif Inc. (GEF)

Richard Aster Jr initiated holdings in Greif Inc.. His purchase prices were between $46.52 and $57.07, with an estimated average price of $52.31. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. His holdings were 8,100 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Greif Brothers Corp. manufactures and markets a broad variety of superior quality industrial shipping containers (which include fibre drums,plastic drums, steel drums, intermediate bulk containers, and multiwall bags) and containerboard and corrugated products (which include semichemical and recycled medium, recycled linerboard, corrugated boxes and corrugated honeycomb products) as well as timber properties. Greif Inc. has a market cap of $2.61 billion; its shares were traded at around $55.35 with a P/E ratio of 15.4 and P/S ratio of 0.9. The dividend yield of Greif Inc. stocks is 2.8%. Greif Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 10.1% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Greif Inc. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Reduced: Kimberlyclark Corp. (KMB)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Kimberlyclark Corp. by 98.26%. His sale prices were between $58.86 and $64.39, with an estimated average price of $61.09. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.02%. Richard Aster Jr still held 6,450 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation is one of the consumer products companies. Kimberlyclark Corp. has a market cap of $26.13 billion; its shares were traded at around $62.8 with a P/E ratio of 12.9 and P/S ratio of 1.4. The dividend yield of Kimberlyclark Corp. stocks is 4.2%. Kimberlyclark Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 3.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Kimberlyclark Corp. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

Reduced: Cummins Inc. (CMI)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Cummins Inc. by 28.11%. His sale prices were between $45.16 and $63.08, with an estimated average price of $54.77. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.06%. Richard Aster Jr still held 84,400 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Cummins Inc. is one of the worldwide designers and manufacturers of diesel engines. Cummins Inc. has a market cap of $15.09 billion; its shares were traded at around $75.09 with a P/E ratio of 25.2 and P/S ratio of 1.4. The dividend yield of Cummins Inc. stocks is 1%. Cummins Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 30.9% over the past 10 years.

Reduced: Jpmorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Jpmorgan Chase & Co. by 21.45%. His sale prices were between $37.7 and $45.02, with an estimated average price of $41.84. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.11%. Richard Aster Jr still held 264,400 shares as of 03/31/2010.

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is a global financial services firm. Jpmorgan Chase & Co. has a market cap of $165.64 billion; its shares were traded at around $41.69 with a P/E ratio of 16.3 and P/S ratio of 1.7. The dividend yield of Jpmorgan Chase & Co. stocks is 0.5%.

Reduced: Digital Realty Trust Inc. (DLR)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Digital Realty Trust Inc. by 21.31%. His sale prices were between $46.69 and $56.46, with an estimated average price of $51.35. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.14%. Richard Aster Jr still held 290,289 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Digital Realty Trust owns, acquires, repositions and manages technology-related real estate. Digital Realty Trust Inc. has a market cap of $4.66 billion; its shares were traded at around $59.85 with a P/E ratio of 19.7 and P/S ratio of 7.3. The dividend yield of Digital Realty Trust Inc. stocks is 3.2%. Digital Realty Trust Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 23.4% over the past 5 years.

Reduced: Transocean Inc. (RIG)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Transocean Inc. by 43.08%. His sale prices were between $79.24 and $93.02, with an estimated average price of $85.5. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.16%. Richard Aster Jr still held 107,802 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Transocean LTD., formerly Transocean Inc., is an international provider of offshore contract drilling services for oil and gas wells. Transocean Inc. has a market cap of $21.92 billion; its shares were traded at around $68.14 with a P/E ratio of 6.9 and P/S ratio of 1.9. Transocean Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 22% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Transocean Inc. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

Reduced: Dun & Bradstreet Corp. The (DNB)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Dun & Bradstreet Corp. The by 86.88%. His sale prices were between $69.31 and $84.64, with an estimated average price of $75.52. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.16%. Richard Aster Jr still held 57,400 shares as of 03/31/2010.

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. Dun & Bradstreet Corp. The has a market cap of $3.84 billion; its shares were traded at around $76.14 with a P/E ratio of 14.1 and P/S ratio of 2.3. The dividend yield of Dun & Bradstreet Corp. The stocks is 1.8%. Dun & Bradstreet Corp. The had an annual average earning growth of 11.5% over the past 10 years.

Reduced: Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. (HE)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. by 21.08%. His sale prices were between $18.78 and $22.6, with an estimated average price of $20.96. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.17%. Richard Aster Jr still held 884,175 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. is a holding company with subsidiaries engaged in the electric utility, savings bank, freight transportation, real estate development and other businesses, primarily in the State of Hawaii, and in the pursuit of independent power projects in Asia and the Pacific. Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. has a market cap of $2.15 billion; its shares were traded at around $23.15 with a P/E ratio of 20.7 and P/S ratio of 0.9. The dividend yield of Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. stocks is 5.4%.

Reduced: Con-way Inc. (CNW)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Con-way Inc. by 42.84%. His sale prices were between $28.33 and $38.71, with an estimated average price of $32.52. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.18%. Richard Aster Jr still held 300,500 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Con-way Inc.is a freight transportation and logistics company with businesses in less-than-truckload and full truckload freight services, brokerage, logistics, warehousing, supply chain management and trailer manufacturing. Con-way Inc. has a market cap of $1.89 billion; its shares were traded at around $38.16 with a P/E ratio of 38.2 and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of Con-way Inc. stocks is 1.1%. Con-way Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 0.8% over the past 10 years.

Reduced: Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Molson Coors Brewing Company by 41.21%. His sale prices were between $38.9 and $45.92, with an estimated average price of $42.62. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.19%. Richard Aster Jr still held 268,500 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Molson Coors Brewing Company is world's fifth-largest global brewer. Molson Coors Brewing Company has a market cap of $6.92 billion; its shares were traded at around $42.46 with a P/E ratio of 11.7 and P/S ratio of 1.6. The dividend yield of Molson Coors Brewing Company stocks is 2.2%.

Reduced: Kinder Morgan Management Llc Listed (KMR)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Kinder Morgan Management Llc Listed by 34.21%. His sale prices were between $54.3559 and $59.8016, with an estimated average price of $57.68. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.22%. Richard Aster Jr still held 262,284 shares as of 03/31/2010.

KINDER MORG MGT KMP is the largest independent owner/operator of products pipelines in the country, transporting more than two million barrels a day of gasoline, jet fuel, diesel fuel and natural gas liquids through more than 10,000 miles of pipelines. Kinder Morgan Management Llc Listed has a market cap of $5.02 billion; its shares were traded at around $57.69 .

Reduced: Adobe Systems Inc. (ADBE)

Richard Aster Jr reduced to his holdings in Adobe Systems Inc. by 80.32%. His sale prices were between $31.45 and $37.7, with an estimated average price of $34.72. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.31%. Richard Aster Jr still held 263,200 shares as of 03/31/2010.

Adobe Systems Incorporated is a provider of graphic design, publishing, and imaging software for Web and print production. Adobe Systems Inc. has a market cap of $18.32 billion; its shares were traded at around $34.8 with a P/E ratio of 29.4 and P/S ratio of 6.2. Adobe Systems Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 10.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Adobe Systems Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Sold Out: Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Automatic Data Processing Inc.. His sale prices were between $40.28 and $44.91, with an estimated average price of $42.39.

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. is one of the largest providers of computerized transaction processing, data communication, and information services in the world. Automatic Data Processing Inc. has a market cap of $21.72 billion; its shares were traded at around $43.02 with a P/E ratio of 17.9 and P/S ratio of 2.4. The dividend yield of Automatic Data Processing Inc. stocks is 3.2%. Automatic Data Processing Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 2.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Automatic Data Processing Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

Sold Out: Aflac Inc. (AFL)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Aflac Inc.. His sale prices were between $45.95 and $54.82, with an estimated average price of $50.35.

AFLAC Inc. is a general business holding company and acts as a management company, overseeing the operations of its subsidiaries by providing management services and making capital available. Aflac Inc. has a market cap of $23.48 billion; its shares were traded at around $50.04 with a P/E ratio of 9.9 and P/S ratio of 1.3. The dividend yield of Aflac Inc. stocks is 2.2%. Aflac Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 11.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Aflac Inc. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Sold Out: Supervalu Inc. (SVU)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Supervalu Inc.. His sale prices were between $12.66 and $17.47, with an estimated average price of $15.22.

SUPERVALU is one of the nation's largest supermarket retailer and largest food distributor. Supervalu Inc. has a market cap of $2.99 billion; its shares were traded at around $14.1 with a P/E ratio of 6.9 and P/S ratio of 0.1. The dividend yield of Supervalu Inc. stocks is 2.5%. Supervalu Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 6% over the past 10 years.

Sold Out: Avery Dennison Corp. (AVY)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Avery Dennison Corp.. His sale prices were between $30.79 and $40.07, with an estimated average price of $34.72.

Avery Dennision Corporation produces pressure-sensitive adhesives and materials and the production of consumer and converted products. Avery Dennison Corp. has a market cap of $4.22 billion; its shares were traded at around $37.66 with a P/E ratio of 16.7 and P/S ratio of 0.7. The dividend yield of Avery Dennison Corp. stocks is 2.1%.

Sold Out: Airgas Inc. (ARG)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Airgas Inc.. His sale prices were between $42.26 and $65.71, with an estimated average price of $28.56.

Airgas, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is the largest U. Airgas Inc. has a market cap of $5.27 billion; its shares were traded at around $63.73 with a P/E ratio of 23.8 and P/S ratio of 1.4. The dividend yield of Airgas Inc. stocks is 1.4%. Airgas Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 15.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Airgas Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

Sold Out: Redwood Trust Inc. (RWT)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Redwood Trust Inc.. His sale prices were between $13.34 and $15.46, with an estimated average price of $14.58.

REDWOOD TRUST INC. is a self-advised and self-managed real estate investment trust. Redwood Trust Inc. has a market cap of $1.22 billion; its shares were traded at around $15.73 with a P/E ratio of 10.4 and P/S ratio of 4.2. The dividend yield of Redwood Trust Inc. stocks is 6.3%.

Sold Out: Best Buy Co. Inc. (BBY)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Best Buy Co. Inc.. His sale prices were between $35.4 and $43.16, with an estimated average price of $38.47.

Best Buy operates in a single business segment, selling personal computers and other home office products, consumer electronics, entertainment software, major appliances and related accessories principally through its retail stores. Best Buy Co. Inc. has a market cap of $19.03 billion; its shares were traded at around $45.11 with a P/E ratio of 14.4 and P/S ratio of 0.4. The dividend yield of Best Buy Co. Inc. stocks is 1.3%. Best Buy Co. Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 16.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Best Buy Co. Inc. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

Sold Out: Cardinal Health Inc. (CAH)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Cardinal Health Inc.. His sale prices were between $31.31 and $36.45, with an estimated average price of $33.73.

Cardinal Health, Inc. is one of the providers of products and services to healthcare providers and manufacturers to help them improve the efficiency and quality of healthcare. Cardinal Health Inc. has a market cap of $12.78 billion; its shares were traded at around $35.35 with a P/E ratio of 13.7 and P/S ratio of 0.1. The dividend yield of Cardinal Health Inc. stocks is 2%. Cardinal Health Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Cardinal Health Inc. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Sold Out: Sunoco Inc. (SUN)

Richard Aster Jr sold out his holdings in Sunoco Inc.. His sale prices were between $25.09 and $30.68, with an estimated average price of $27.64.

Sunoco, Inc. is principally a petroleum refiner and marketer with interests in cokemaking. Sunoco Inc. has a market cap of $3.8 billion; its shares were traded at around $31.51 with and P/S ratio of 0.1. The dividend yield of Sunoco Inc. stocks is 1.8%. Sunoco Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 11.3% over the past 10 years.


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