Charles Brandes

Charles Brandes

Last Update: 2015-02-10

Number of Stocks: 162
Number of New Stocks: 14

Total Value: $7,090 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 9%

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)
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Ben Graham’s Disciple: Charles H. Brandes
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Time to Buy Home Builders at First Hints of Optimism?
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Commentaries and Stories

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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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3 Undervalued Stocks Using the Peter Lynch Analysis (Part 3)
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LONG, UNDERVALUED, Peter Lynch


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Charles Brandes' 4Q 2014 Commentary - Independent Value Investing: Reflections on an Enduring Strategy
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