First Pacific Advisors

First Pacific Advisors

Last Update: 08-14-2015
Related: Steven Romick
Robert Rodriguez

Number of Stocks: 121
Number of New Stocks: 2

Total Value: $12,249 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 5%

Countries: USA
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First Pacific Advisors' s Profile & Performance

Profile

Robert L. Rodriguez, CFA is the Chief Executive Officer of FPA Capital. The firm offers these products:

Mutual Fund Investors

# FPA Capital Fund, Inc.
# FPA Crescent Fund
# FPA New Income, Inc.
# FPA Paramount Fund, Inc.
# FPA Perennial Fund, Inc.
# Source Capital, Inc.


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

Investing Philosophy

# Small/mid-capitalization focus
# Value oriented
# Research-intensive process
# Capitalize on best ideas with concentrated portfolios
# Limit asset growth to maximize long-term investment returns

Total Holding History

Top Ranked Articles

FPA Capital Fund Quarterly Commentary
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First Pacific Advisors and Robert Rodriguez's Top Stocks: RDC, ESV, ROSE, ARW, AVT
First Pacific Advisors (FPA) is an investment management firm located in Los Angeles, Calif. With over $16.17 billion under management, FPA utilizes four primary strategies: absolute value, quality value, contrarian, and fixed income. Those strategies are then utilized in several of First Pacific’s funds, ranging from the small and mid-cap oriented Capital Fund, to the New Fixed Income fund. One fund in particular, the Capital Fund, has assets of $1.4 billion under management. This fund has been in operation since July 1984, and is led by Robert Rodriguez, a CFA charter holder who earned his BS and MBA from the University of Southern California. Read more...
Bob Rodriguez – Memo to FPA Colleagues on European Debt Crisis
Dear Colleagues, I was up very late last night watching measures of European short term funding go to the highest levels seen since March 2009 during the last financial crisis. Had they risen about 2 basis points higher, we would have broken into a new and dangerous zone. Along with several bank downgrades after the close yesterday, this was shaping up to be a potentially serious day. A Forbes article today, “Big European Bank Failure Averted: What Central Banks Did Not Tell Us”, confirms that a major bank was having difficulty funding liquidity needs. Read more...
First Pacific Advisors Buys Lowes Cos., Aon Corp., Cit Group Inc., Sells Abbott Laboratories, Amgen Inc., Ebay Inc.
First Pacific Advisors (FPA) is an investment management firm located in Los Angeles, Calif. With over $16.17 billion under management, FPA utilizes four primary strategies: absolute value, quality value, contrarian, and fixed income. Those strategies are then utilized in several of First Pacific’s funds, ranging from the small and mid-cap oriented Capital Fund, to the New Fixed Income fund. One fund in particular, the Capital Fund, has assets of $1.4 billion under management. This fund has been in operation since July 1984, and is led by its CEO Robert Rodriguez. Steven Romick, another excellent value manager, manages FPA Crescent Fund. Both of them have built outstanding long term track record. Read more...
Insider Buys Reported in Ares as Price and P/B Ratio Hit Lows
As Ares Commercial Real Estate (ACRE) has dropped to a 52-week low price and historical low P/B ratio and announced a public offering, several of the company’s insiders have taken the opportunity to buy their own shares into the company. To paraphrase Peter Lynch’s popular quote — insiders only spend their own money when they think the stock price is soon to rise. Read more...
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Harvest Capital Strategies Buys Ambarella
At the end of the second quarter of 2015, hedge fund Harvest Capital Strategies LLC reported a total value of its portfolio of $775 million, with a decrease of 31.84% since the previous quarter. During the quarter, it bought 44 new stocks and increased 42 of its stakes. The following are the most heavily weighted buys during the quarter. More...

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GE, Union Pacific Among Most Widely Bought Industrial Stocks Steven Romick,First Pacific Advisors,Bill Nygren,D - GE, Union Pacific Among Most Widely Bought Industrial Stocks
The industrial sector has been up 10.83% since the beginning of the year, according to Morningstar’s sector returns. And as the economy picks up momentum, the performance of stocks related to homebuilding, construction, and manufacturing have the potential to improve. More...

GENERAL ELECTRIC, GE, UNION PACIFIC, INDUSTRIAL


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Arnold Van Den Berg's Undervalued Stocks Trading At Low P/E
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Arnold Schneider's Undervalued stocks trading with low P/E Columbia Wanger,First Pacific Advisors,Sarah Kette - Arnold Schneider's Undervalued Stocks Trading With Low P/E
Arnie Schneider is president, chief investment officer and principal of Schneider Capital Management which is an employee-owned institutional investment manager located in Wayne, Pennsylvania. The company helps clients produce superior results over time through a disciplined, value-style investment approach and professional service. He manges a portfolio composed of 97 stocks and seven of them were bought during the first quarter of the year. Total value of the portfolio is $790Mil with 17% Q/Q Turnover. More...

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First Pacific Advisors Purchase New Positions During 1QFY15 First Pacific Advisors - First Pacific Advisors Purchase New Positions During 1QFY15
First Pacific Advisors (Trades, Portfolio) added eight new positions to its portfolio during 1QFY15, according to GuruFocus Real Time Picks. The firm now owns stocks that have a total value of $12.02 billion and an 8% quarter over quarter turnover rate. More...

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RS Investment Management's Growing Stocks trading at low P/E
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First Pacific Advisors' Third-Quarter Investment in Yahoo! Increases in Value by 35%
First Pacific Advisors (Trades, Portfolio) wasn’t as busy in the third quarter as it has been in recent quarters. The Los Angeles-based money management firm typically invests in more companies – and sells its holdings in more companies – than it did in the third quarter of 2014. More...

First Pacific, Yahoo!


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Toro: A Quality Company with Strong Prospects Chuck Royce,First Pacific Advisors - Toro: A Quality Company With Strong Prospects
We might call The Toro Company (NYSE:TTC) the very model of a Buffett Munger company, with its ability to consistently grow its bottom line and a valuation of less than 1, indicating it is currently undervalued. Although it appears the two gurus don’t own any Toro stock at the moment, the company should get the attention of investors who follow the legends at Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A) (NYSE:BRK.B). More...

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Veeco's Long-Term Growth Prospects
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Tractor Supply Company: Buy on Pullbacks Ron Baron,First Pacific Advisors - Tractor Supply Company: Buy On Pullbacks
Despite the relentless trend toward urbanization across America, some Americans remain resolutely rural. More...

RETAIL, Agriculture, Tractor Supply Company, Farming


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Is It Time to Buy a Downgraded Stock?
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Occidental Petroleum Corporation


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Is Occidental's Spinoff Hurting the Company?
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Alcoa Reported Significant EPS Improvement First Pacific Advisors,Ken Heebner - Alcoa Reported Significant EPS Improvement
Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA), a $19.24 billion market cap company, is one of the world's largest producers of aluminum. More...

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Bob Rodriguez: Another Great Recession Is Coming In Three Years
Legendary fund manager Robert Rodriguez, who forecasted the global financial crisis, sees money managers and advisors in peril. They will be victims of their own heedlessness, he says. More...

Bob Rodriguez, Recession


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Westinghouse Air Brake: The Power of Predictability Chuck Royce,First Pacific Advisors - Westinghouse Air Brake: The Power Of Predictability
In a high tech age, an age that now depends on dashboard GPS and waits for the driverless car, it’s easy to take railroads for granted. And perhaps even easier to not see the gritty components that keep the steel wheels moving. More...

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Alcoa's Growth Drivers Justified Almost Doubling in a Year
In this article, let's take a look at Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA), a $20 billion market cap, which is one of the world's largest producers of primary aluminum as well as one of the world's largest suppliers of alumina, an intermediate raw material used to make aluminum products for a variety of end markets. More...

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Starwood Hotels' Growth Drivers Look Attractive
In this article, let's take a look at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:HOT), a $15.99 billion market cap company, which operates as a hotel and leisure company comprised of a network of approximately 1,100 full service hotels, vacation ownership resorts and residential developments. More...

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T. Rowe Price: A Constant Flow of Capital
In this article, let's take a look at T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TROW), a $20.9 billion market cap company, which operates one of the largest no-load mutual fund and life-cycle fund complexes in the United States. More...

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Guru Held Stocks Trading At Deep Discounts To Graham Number Bruce Berkowitz,First Pacific Advisors - Guru Held Stocks Trading At Deep Discounts To Graham Number
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Highest Yielding Stocks Widely Held By The Gurus
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