Meridian Funds
Meridian Funds
13F
Meridian Fund
Last update 2013-08-31 149 Stocks (15 new)
Value $2.68 Bil Turnover 13 %
Top Holdings: (%)
Portfolio Report

Meridian Funds Profile

Richard Aster is the founder of Aster Investment Management Company. He managed both the Meridian Value Fund (MVALX) and the Meridian Growth Fund (MERDX) until he passed away in February of 2012.
Aster received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.In June of 2013, Aster Investment Management was acquired by Arrowpoint Partners.

Meridian Funds Investing Philosophy

Richard Aster invests in both growth and value stocks. His Meridian Value Fund seeks to achieve long-term capital growth. In this fund, Aster invests primarily in equities that are undervalued in relation to the company's long-term earning power or asset value, or the stock market in general.

Meridian Funds Portfolio and Latest Trades

Type:
Ticker Company Date Action Impact % Price Range Price Price Change from Avrg% Comment Current Shares Share Change
FMC
FMC Corp2013-06-30Add
+1.46%
55.45 ($60.81) 64.7
$109.23
79.63%
Add 329.03%
823,300
0
RBA
Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Inc2013-06-30Sold Out
-1.20%
19.07 ($20.23) 21.47
$70.39
247.95%
Sold Out
0
0
ADSK
Autodesk Inc2013-06-30Sold Out
-1%
33.48 ($37.26) 39.98
$226.32
507.41%
Sold Out
0
0
BC
Brunswick Corp2013-06-30New Buy
+0.99%
30.42 ($32.61) 35.4
$81.78
150.78%
New holding
834,900
834,900
PRGO
Perrigo Co PLC2013-06-30Add
+0.92%
113.14 ($118.55) 121.16
$41.78
-64.76%
Add 72.42%
482,100
0
MAT
Mattel Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.90%
42.64 ($44.76) 46.79
$22.87
-48.91%
Reduce -36.14%
993,605
0
SBAC
SBA Communications Corp2013-06-30Reduce
-0.88%
71.5 ($76.22) 80.85
$350.36
359.67%
Reduce -36.71%
567,100
0
GWR Genesee & Wyoming Inc2013-06-30New Buy
+0.87%
79.84 ($87.35) 92.6
$111.88
28.08%
New holding
274,300
274,300
DELISTED:PETM PetSmart Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.76%
61.74 ($67.36) 70.51
$0
-100%
Reduce -42.45%
457,215
0
RPM
RPM International Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.73%
29.51 ($32.11) 34.03
$91.75
185.74%
Reduce -96.67%
22,000
0
AVGO
Broadcom Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.64%
31.26 ($34.87) 38.75
$550.41
1,478.46%
Add 67.33%
1,167,600
0
ZBRA
Zebra Technologies Corp2013-06-30Reduce
-0.59%
42.69 ($45.53) 46.81
$328.87
622.31%
Reduce -34.86%
635,900
0
SRCL
Stericycle Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.58%
104.13 ($108.63) 113.01
$52.30
-51.85%
Add 41.33%
496,200
0
RCL
Royal Caribbean Group2013-06-30Reduce
-0.57%
31.82 ($34.71) 38.08
$41.68
20.08%
Reduce -52.17%
442,450
0
FNFG
First Niagara Financial Group Inc2013-06-30New Buy
+0.53%
8.59 ($9.52) 10.07
$10.18
6.93%
New holding
1,419,700
1,419,700
NBL Noble Energy Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.53%
53.245 ($57.84) 61.25
$8.46
-85.37%
Reduce -33.19%
511,700
0
EXPD
Expeditors International of Washington Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.50%
35.13 ($37.44) 40.14
$107.44
186.97%
Reduce -51.13%
367,500
0
DELISTED:MON Monsanto Co2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.49%
98.72 ($104.72) 109.22
$127.95
22.18%
Sold Out
0
0
NEM
Newmont Corp2013-06-30Reduce
-0.46%
27.22 ($33.57) 41.39
$45.74
36.25%
Reduce -96.66%
10,500
0
SWK
Stanley Black & Decker Inc2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.44%
74.36 ($78.37) 81.84
$94.93
21.13%
Sold Out
0
0
TRMB
Trimble Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.43%
24.85 ($27.63) 29.2
$70
153.35%
Reduce -18.1%
1,765,700
0
ROL
Rollins Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.41%
6.68 ($7.19) 7.67
$37.33
419.19%
Reduce -24.08%
4,761,423
0
JLL
Jones Lang LaSalle Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.39%
86.5 ($94.02) 100.02
$180.20
91.66%
Add 24.36%
595,700
0
DELISTED:INFA Informatica Corp2013-06-30New Buy
+0.38%
31.15 ($34.5) 36.86
$0
-100%
New holding
290,600
290,600
BBBY
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.37%
63.76 ($68.13) 71.99
$10.51
-84.57%
Reduce -26.27%
435,000
0
FLIR FLIR Systems Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.37%
23.53 ($24.82) 26.97
$57.17
130.34%
Add 257.61%
512,100
0
WWW
Wolverine World Wide Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.37%
21.59 ($24.83) 27.31
$22.22
-10.51%
Add 791.3%
410,000
0
GATX
GATX Corp2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.36%
45.52 ($50.45) 53.85
$100.39
98.99%
Sold Out
0
0
MHK
Mohawk Industries Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.35%
106.08 ($112.71) 119.53
$124.30
10.28%
Add 20.04%
510,900
0
CLR
Continental Resources Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.34%
36.54 ($41.3) 44.32
$67.63
63.75%
Reduce -22.39%
740,400
0
EW
Edwards Lifesciences Corp2013-06-30Add
+0.33%
10.42 ($11.82) 14.16
$103.86
778.68%
Add 33.69%
3,040,200
0
XYL
Xylem Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.32%
25.77 ($27.61) 28.93
$100.48
263.93%
Add 29.12%
1,391,400
0
NATI
National Instruments Corp2013-06-30New Buy
+0.30%
26.56 ($28.71) 31.97
$40.22
40.09%
New holding
288,400
288,400
ANSS
Ansys Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.30%
71.17 ($75.45) 80.86
$287.20
280.65%
Add 33.36%
450,500
0
NVDA
NVIDIA Corp2013-06-30New Buy
+0.29%
3.03 ($3.45) 3.73
$180.97
5,145.51%
New holding
2,242,000
560,500
DELISTED:TIBX TIBCO Software Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.29%
18.41 ($20.49) 22.2
$0
-100%
Reduce -71.31%
156,100
0
ITRI
Itron Inc2013-06-30New Buy
+0.29%
39.15 ($42.64) 47
$52.87
23.99%
New holding
181,200
181,200
TPX
Tempur Sealy International Inc2013-06-30New Buy
+0.28%
10.07 ($11.36) 12.32
$27.76
144.37%
New holding
690,800
172,700
OXY
Occidental Petroleum Corp2013-06-30New Buy
+0.27%
75.77 ($84.64) 90.93
$62.86
-25.73%
New holding
81,700
81,700
QLIK
Qlik Technologies Inc2013-06-30New Buy
+0.27%
23.62 ($27.56) 31.09
$30.50
10.67%
New holding
257,000
257,000
MASI
Masimo Corp2013-06-30Add
+0.27%
19.04 ($21.04) 22.5
$157.78
649.90%
Add 130.2%
609,110
0
UTIW UTi Worldwide Inc2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.26%
13.86 ($15.15) 16.47
$7.09
-53.20%
Sold Out
0
0
GLW
Corning Inc2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.26%
12.82 ($14.54) 16.31
$36.80
153.09%
Sold Out
0
0
EWBC
East West Bancorp Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.25%
22.67 ($25.42) 27.5
$73.90
190.72%
Reduce -13.04%
1,766,700
0
CLB
Core Laboratories NV2013-06-30Reduce
-0.24%
126.24 ($141.69) 153.63
$16.50
-88.35%
Reduce -16.9%
227,000
0
AME
AMETEK Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.23%
39.75 ($41.76) 43.69
$127.06
204.26%
Reduce -11.47%
1,111,000
0
UPLCQ
Ultra Petroleum Corp2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.22%
35.93 ($41) 46.09
$0.01
-99.99%
Sold Out
0
0
TSX:ARE
Aecon Group Inc2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.22%
10.5 (C$11.65) 13.18
C$11.28
-3.18%
Sold Out
0
0
NGD
New Gold Inc2013-06-30New Buy
+0.21%
5.73 ($7.13) 9.03
$0.81
-88.59%
New holding
889,700
889,700
WSO
Watsco Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.21%
77.72 ($84.42) 89.16
$292.08
245.98%
Add 16.31%
469,900
0
HUM
Humana Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.20%
72.1 ($78.93) 85.17
$486
515.74%
Add 115.09%
118,300
0
DELISTED:BRCD Brocade Communications Systems Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.20%
5.25 ($5.59) 5.99
$12.73
127.73%
Reduce -44.98%
1,183,600
0
BOH
Bank of Hawaii Corp2013-06-30Reduce
-0.19%
46.42 ($49.17) 51.64
$81.54
65.83%
Reduce -10.3%
857,600
0
FLS
Flowserve Corp2013-06-30Reduce
-0.18%
50.44 ($54.12) 57.297
$34.28
-36.66%
Reduce -27.62%
231,900
0
AMG
Affiliated Managers Group Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.17%
144.06 ($158.18) 170.04
$135.25
-14.50%
Add 7.82%
386,000
0
SBH
Sally Beauty Holdings Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.16%
29.08 ($30.22) 31.57
$14.52
-51.95%
Add 14.85%
1,036,300
0
PKI
PerkinElmer Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.15%
30.35 ($32.72) 34.95
$158.26
383.68%
Add 20.08%
759,500
0
EFX
Equifax Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.15%
56.21 ($60.32) 63.81
$219.56
263.99%
Reduce -29.63%
170,800
0
MINI Mobile Mini Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.14%
25.68 ($31.42) 36.68
$29.50
-6.11%
Reduce -31.74%
279,438
0
UI
Ubiquiti Inc2013-06-30New Buy
+0.14%
13.03 ($16.49) 20.54
$317.05
1,822.68%
New holding
215,500
215,500
TPR
Tapestry Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.14%
49.93 ($56.24) 59.6
$34.44
-38.76%
Reduce -18.1%
353,000
0
ATR
AptarGroup Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.13%
54.57 ($56.25) 57.48
$109.77
95.15%
Add 44.16%
206,300
0
LPLA
LPL Financial Holdings Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.13%
32.3 ($35.76) 38.9
$224.03
526.48%
Reduce -9.54%
1,048,400
0
MLKN
MillerKnoll Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.12%
23.58 ($26.37) 28.55
$31.28
18.62%
Add 8.4%
1,488,625
0
WWD
Woodward Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.12%
34.13 ($37.81) 41.06
$100.35
165.41%
Add 9.05%
963,900
0
LKQ
LKQ Corp2013-06-30Reduce
-0.12%
20.54 ($23.86) 26.385
$54.95
130.30%
Reduce -5.35%
2,734,400
0
MATX
Matson Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.12%
21.85 ($24.43) 26.27
$84.67
246.58%
Reduce -27.31%
354,800
0
SMG
The Scotts Miracle Gro Co2013-06-30Add
+0.11%
42.79 ($46.49) 49.92
$80.86
73.93%
Add 35.14%
226,900
0
FLO
Flowers Foods Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.11%
20.76 ($21.92) 23.307
$27.58
25.82%
Reduce -17.74%
646,800
0
BR
Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.11%
23.42 ($25.72) 27.97
$170.52
562.99%
Reduce -12.87%
811,400
0
DELISTED:PLL Pall Corporation2013-06-30Add
+0.10%
63.5 ($67.63) 72.5
$0
-100%
Add 6.55%
667,000
0
SLH
Solera Holdings Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.10%
51.82 ($55.18) 57.96
$55.84
1.20%
Reduce -7.45%
571,600
0
DELISTED:CQB Chiquita Brands International Inc2013-06-30New Buy
+0.10%
7.05 ($9.25) 11.08
$0
-100%
New holding
256,800
256,800
VRNT
Verint Systems Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.09%
32.69 ($34.18) 35.89
$47.85
39.99%
Add 16.3%
491,500
0
BRO
Brown & Brown Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.09%
15.14 ($15.83) 16.57
$66.37
319.27%
Add 3.43%
4,612,800
0
AZO
AutoZone Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.09%
378.43 ($407.98) 427.84
$2,223.27
444.95%
Reduce -7.26%
83,000
0
BMRN
Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.09%
54.72 ($62.32) 70.3
$96
54.04%
Sold Out
0
0
DLTR
Dollar Tree Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.09%
45.99 ($48.76) 50.84
$165.97
240.38%
Reduce -11.22%
399,500
0
XRAY
Dentsply Sirona Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.08%
40.24 ($41.68) 44.2
$37.04
-11.13%
Reduce -4.71%
1,012,000
0
HAE
Haemonetics Corp2013-06-30Add
+0.08%
37.75 ($40.49) 42.71
$73.60
81.77%
Add 12.55%
439,500
0
DELISTED:MFB Maidenform Brands Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.07%
17 ($17.96) 18.65
$0
-100%
Reduce -26.99%
297,500
0
FTI
TechnipFMC PLC2013-06-30Add
+0.05%
42.18 ($44.54) 45.23
$8.51
-80.89%
Add 4.04%
1,337,890
0
PHG
Koninklijke Philips NV2013-06-30Add
+0.05%
26.22 ($27.89) 30.04
$20.12
-27.86%
Add 11.17%
488,310.79
0
DELISTED:VAL The Valspar Corp2013-06-30Reduce
-0.05%
59.23 ($66.56) 73.81
$0.33
-99.50%
Reduce -3.43%
697,200
0
LII
Lennox International Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.04%
59.49 ($62.94) 65.21
$249.51
296.43%
Reduce -7.52%
196,900
0
HURN
Huron Consulting Group Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.04%
38.74 ($42.59) 46.24
$67.13
57.62%
Reduce -6.71%
387,800
0
CMP
Compass Minerals International Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.04%
76.86 ($84.43) 89.72
$40.61
-51.90%
Add 7.63%
169,300
0
AJG
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co2013-06-30Add
+0.04%
40.95 ($43.3) 45.58
$185.41
328.20%
Add 7.4%
396,100
0
DELISTED:HSP Hospira Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.03%
30.57 ($33.81) 38.31
$0
-100%
Add 8.42%
257,400
0
CSCO
Cisco Systems Inc2013-06-30New Buy
+0.03%
20.38 ($22.5) 24.82
$46.02
104.53%
New holding
28,000
28,000
POWI
Power Integrations Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.02%
19.14 ($20.84) 22.59
$80.90
288.20%
Add 3.21%
643,600
0
SCS
Steelcase Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.02%
12.17 ($13.51) 15.15
$11.55
-14.51%
Add 4.58%
1,027,000
0
SHW
Sherwin-Williams Co2013-06-30Reduce
-0.02%
164.95 ($180.93) 193.56
$243.74
34.72%
Reduce -6.45%
174,000
0
MCD
McDonald's Corp2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.02%
96.42 ($100.14) 103.59
$261.36
160.99%
Sold Out
0
0
CATO
The Cato Corp2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.02%
22.43 ($24.43) 25.58
$12.23
-49.94%
Sold Out
0
0
DLR
Digital Realty Trust Inc2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.02%
56.28 ($65.25) 73.77
$132.50
103.07%
Sold Out
0
0
GIL
Gildan Activewear Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.02%
19.27 ($20.25) 21.34
$31.54
55.75%
Add 3.17%
650,600
0
GWW
W.W. Grainger Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.02%
216.98 ($247.92) 267.34
$564.97
127.88%
Reduce -8.39%
28,400
0
AAPL
Apple Inc2013-06-30New Buy
+0.02%
13.95 ($15.39) 16.57
$169.24
999.68%
New holding
33,600
1,200
JBHT
JB Hunt Transport Services Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.01%
68.61 ($72.32) 75.91
$190.92
163.99%
Reduce -0.58%
535,700
0

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