Charles Brandes

Charles Brandes

Last Update: 07-05-2018

Number of Stocks: 138
Number of New Stocks: 7

Total Value: $4,685 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 4%

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 (%)
201714.9621.71-6.7
201618.6311.996.6
2015-4.361.24-5.6
3-Year Cumulative30.4 (9.3%/year)38 (11.3%/year)-7.6 (-2%/year)
201413.4513.47-0.0
201337.632.35.3
5-Year Cumulative103.6 (15.3%/year)107.2 (15.7%/year)-3.6 (-0.4%/year)
201218.5415.992.6
2011-1.041.9-2.9
201015.9515.050.9
20093526.358.6
2008-55.44-36.79-18.6
10-Year Cumulative66.6 (5.2%/year)125 (8.4%/year)-58.4 (-3.2%/year)
2007-15.265.14-20.4
200626.6715.8510.8
2005-4.594.83-9.4
200413.6110.72.9
200342.7828.1914.6
15-Year Cumulative176.8 (7%/year)307.7 (9.8%/year)-130.9 (-2.8%/year)
2002-22.08-21.58-0.5
200116.06-11.7627.8
200034.04-9.7543.8
1999-12.4520.4-32.8
19981.6928.7-27.0
20-Year Cumulative198.7 (5.6%/year)294.5 (7.1%/year)-95.8 (-1.5%/year)
199732.9933.47-0.5
199629.4722.497.0
199520.9838.04-17.1
1994-3.540.4-3.9
19932410.0813.9
25-Year Cumulative644.2 (8.4%/year)883.9 (9.6%/year)-239.7 (-1.2%/year)
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Charles Brandes Takes Stake in Latin American Bank Graham disciple adds to his holdings in the financial services sector
Charles Brandes (Trades, Portfolio), leader of Brandes Investment Partners, disclosed this week he took a 7.59% stake in Banco Lationamericano de Comercio Exterior SA (NYSE:BLX) on June 29. Read more...
Charles Brandes Boosts Stake in Avadel Pharmaceuticals Guru sees value in Irish pharmaceutical company
After establishing an 8.72% stake in Avadel Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ:AVDL) in the fourth quarter of 2017, Charles Brandes (Trades, Portfolio), chairman of Brandes Investment, further expanded his position on March 29. Read more...
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Is There a Passive Investing Bubble, and Could It Burst? Guru Charles Brandes offers a firm 'yes' to the 1st question and a relatively confident 'yes' to the 2nd
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Charles Brandes Takes Stake in Latin American Bank Graham disciple adds to his holdings in the financial services sector Charles Brandes - Charles Brandes Takes Stake In Latin American Bank
Charles Brandes (Trades, Portfolio), leader of Brandes Investment Partners, disclosed this week he took a 7.59% stake in Banco Lationamericano de Comercio Exterior SA (NYSE:BLX) on June 29. More...

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Charles Brandes' 2nd Quarter Letter Discussion of holdings and market Charles Brandes - Charles Brandes' 2nd Quarter Letter
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Rent-A-Center Surges on Buyout Announcement Company enters $1.37 billion agreement Charles Brandes, Chuck Royce, Paul Tudor Jones - Rent-A-Center Surges On Buyout Announcement
Caving to pressure from investors, Rent-A-Center Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) announced on Monday it is being acquired by Vintage Capital Management, sending shares higher. More...

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Brandes Investment's Top 7 Positions in the 1st Quarter Pharmaceuticals, which have reported gains so far, keep the value investment firm busy even after the retirement of its founder Charles Brandes - Brandes Investment's Top 7 Positions In The 1st Quarter
Brandes Investment, the firm established by Charles Brandes (Trades, Portfolio), established seven new positions in the first quarter. More...

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Charles Brandes Trims Positions in Embraer, Express Scripts, Honda Guru's largest sales of 1st quarter Charles Brandes - Charles Brandes Trims Positions In Embraer, Express Scripts, Honda
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Charles Brandes Boosts Stake in Avadel Pharmaceuticals Guru sees value in Irish pharmaceutical company Charles Brandes, Jim Simons - Charles Brandes Boosts Stake In Avadel Pharmaceuticals
After establishing an 8.72% stake in Avadel Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ:AVDL) in the fourth quarter of 2017, Charles Brandes (Trades, Portfolio), chairman of Brandes Investment, further expanded his position on March 29. More...

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Avon Gives Board a Makeover With New Member Cosmetics company avoids proxy fight with activist investor Charles Brandes,Jeremy Grantham - Avon Gives Board A Makeover With New Member
In an effort to avoid a proxy fight with shareholders, cosmetics company Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP) disclosed on Monday it is giving a board seat to activist investment firm Barington Capital. More...

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Rent-A-Center Rises After Announcing Layoffs Company’s board evaluating potential buyout Charles Brandes,Chuck Royce - Rent-A-Center Rises After Announcing Layoffs
In a cost-cutting measure, Rent-A-Center Inc. (NASDAQ:RCII) announced Wednesday it is reducing its corporate staff by 25%, sending shares up more than 10% on Thursday. More...

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8 Stocks Charles Brandes Continues to Buy Guru added to these positions in the past 2 quarters Charles Brandes - 8 Stocks Charles Brandes Continues To Buy
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Alan Fournier Starts 5 Positions in 4th Quarter Guru reports quarterly portfolio Alan Fournier, Charles Brandes, David Tepper, Ray  - Alan Fournier Starts 5 Positions In 4th Quarter
Alan Fournier (Trades, Portfolio), former partner at David Tepper (Trades, Portfolio)’s Appaloosa Management, disclosed on Feb. 15 he initiated five new positions in fourth-quarter 2017: Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA), Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA), Caesars Entertainment Corp. (NASDAQ:CZR), Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) and FGL Holdings (NYSE:FG). More...

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Charles Brandes Sells Western Digital, Reduces Bank of America Position The guru's largest sales of the 4th quarter Charles Brandes - Charles Brandes Sells Western Digital, Reduces Bank Of America Position
Charles Brandes (Trades, Portfolio), the chairman of Brandes Investment Partners, reduced or closed his position in the following stocks during the fourth quarter. More...

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Charles Brandes Subscribes to Comcast in 4th Quarter Graham disciple's top three buys include two health care companies Charles Brandes - Charles Brandes Subscribes To Comcast In 4th Quarter
Charles Brandes (Trades, Portfolio), chairman of Brandes Investment Partners, invests in companies using a Graham-style approach. During fourth-quarter 2017, the guru initiated 45 new positions, including Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA). Brandes' top three buys are Celestica Inc. (NYSE:CLS), Avadel Pharmaceuticals PLC (NASDAQ:AVDL) and Edgewell Personal Care Co. (NYSE:EPC). More...

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Richard Pzena’s Top 5 New Buys of the 4th Quarter Guru reports quarterly portfolio Charles Brandes,Jeremy Grantham - Richard Pzena’s Top 5 New Buys Of The 4th Quarter
Pzena Investment Management leader Richard Pzena (Trades, Portfolio) released his fourth-quarter portfolio last week, disclosing he opened nine new positions. More...

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Charles Brandes Sells Telecom Italia and Invacare Corp Two sizable sales Charles Brandes - Charles Brandes Sells Telecom Italia And Invacare Corp
Charles Brandes (Trades, Portfolio)’ Brandes Investment Partners made two substantial sales on Dec. 29, reducing its stakes in Telecom Italia SpA (NYSE:TI) and Invacare Corp. (NYSE:IVC). More...

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5 Cheap Stocks Growing Book Value World Acceptance Corp tops the list Charles Brandes,Jim Simons - 5 Cheap Stocks Growing Book Value
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5 Companies Growing in Profitability Toyota, Foot Locker top the list Jim Simons, Charles Brandes, Mario Gabelli, Ray Da - 5 Companies Growing In Profitability
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