Charles Brandes

Charles Brandes

Last Update: 05-11-2015

Number of Stocks: 182
Number of New Stocks: 39

Total Value: $7,264 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 13%

Countries: USA
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Charles Brandes' s Profile & Performance

Profile

Charles Brandes is the chairman of Brandes Investment Partners. He started the firm in 1974. He manages multiple portfolios including US equity and Global Equity. Charles Brandes is listed as #488 in the Forbes List of World's Richest People with a net worth of $2 billion. He is author of the book Value Investing Today

Web Page:http://www.brandes.com/

Investing Philosophy

Charles Brandes is a Benjamin Graham disciple. Brandes consistently applies value investing to all portfolios managed by the Partnership. He seeks to purchase out-of-favor securities that are trading at discounts to their intrinsic values, and then hold them until the market recognizes their true worth.

Total Holding History

Performance of U. S. Value Equity

YearReturn (%)S&P500 (%)Excess Gain (%)
201413.3413.69-0.3
201337.632.395.2
201218.54162.5
3-Year Cumulative84.9 (22.7%/year)74.6 (20.4%/year)10.3 (2.3%/year)
2011-1.042.11-3.1
201015.9515.060.9
5-Year Cumulative112.1 (16.2%/year)105.1 (15.5%/year)7 (0.7%/year)
20093526.468.5
2008-55.44-37-18.4
2007-15.265.49-20.8
200626.6715.7910.9
2005-4.594.91-9.5
10-Year Cumulative30.7 (2.7%/year)109.4 (7.7%/year)-78.7 (-5%/year)
200413.6110.882.7
200342.7828.6814.1
2002-22.08-22.10.0
200116.06-11.8927.9
200034.04-9.143.1
15-Year Cumulative157 (6.5%/year)86.4 (4.2%/year)70.6 (2.3%/year)
1999-12.4521.04-33.5
19981.6928.58-26.9
199732.9933.36-0.4
199629.4722.966.5
199520.9837.58-16.6
20-Year Cumulative376.6 (8.1%/year)554.6 (9.8%/year)-178 (-1.7%/year)
1994-3.541.32-4.9
19932410.0813.9
0000.0

Top Ranked Articles

Value – The New Alternative by Charles Brandes (Notes from Thursday's 8th Value Investors' Conference in Omaha)
Charles Brandes is the only person who met Ben Graham other than Warren Buffett on our List of Gurus. He gave a presentation at the 8th Value Investor’s Conference at Omaha before the Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B) shareholder meeting. More than 172 investors from 20 countries come to Omaha, Neb., on April 28, 2011, for the annual Value Investors’ Conference. The conference was held in L.A. in the previous years, right before the Wesco shareholder meeting. This year it is moved to Omaha. After the conference attendees will be able to join tens of thousands of others at Berkshire’s annual meeting on Saturday. Read more...
Ben Graham’s Disciple: Charles H. Brandes
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Time to Buy Home Builders at First Hints of Optimism?
Much data is coming out suggesting that the housing bottom may have finally been reached, and small growth is finally budding. Does this mean value investors could get some bargains in the industry? Arnold Van Den Berg of Century Management seems to think so. He is stepping out where many other investors fear to tread. This quarter he added enough to his position in Toll Brothers (NYSE:TOL) to make it his eighth largest position. Several other gurus are venturing into the space amid rising optimism. Read more...
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Commentaries and Stories

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5-year lows: UTi Worldwide Inc, Investors Real Estate Trust, Adtran Inc, and BreitBurn Energy Partners LP
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Avon's Price Close to 10-Year Low Charles Brandes,Jim Simons - Avon's Price Close To 10-Year Low
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Misbehaving During Periods of Dislocation - Brandes
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Charles Brandes: Value Bond Strategy Can Uncover Hidden Gems
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Charles Brandes' Q1 2015 Commentary - Seeking Pockets of Value in Divergent Markets
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Chevron Corporation´s Dividend Sustainability Analysis Charles Brandes,Pioneer Investments, mario Gabelli - Chevron Corporation´s Dividend Sustainability Analysis
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OIL, ENERGY, STOCKS


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Charles Brandes Invests in South American-based Companies in Q1 Charles Brandes - Charles Brandes Invests In South American-based Companies In Q1
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STOCKS, SERVICES


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BNY Mellon Achieved a Leading Position in the Market Caxton Associates,Charles Brandes - BNY Mellon Achieved A Leading Position In The Market
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A Look at Charles Brandes' New Buys
Charles Brandes (Trades, Portfolio) is the chairman of Brandes Investment Partners. He started the firm in 1974. He manages multiple portfolios including US equity and Global Equity. Charles Brandes (Trades, Portfolio) is listed as #488 in the Forbes List of World's Richest People with a net worth of $2 billion. He is author of the book Value Investing Today. More...

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