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Meridian Funds

Meridian Funds
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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 Latest Trades

Ticker Company Date Action Impact % Price Range Price Price Change from Avrg% Comment Current Shares
FMC
FMC Corp2013-06-30Add
+1.46%
55.45 ($60.81) 64.7
$107.50
76.78%
Add 329.03%
823,300
RBA
Ritchie Bros Auctioneers Inc2013-06-30Sold Out
-1.20%
19.07 ($20.23) 21.47
$67.49
233.61%
Sold Out
0
ADSK
Autodesk Inc2013-06-30Sold Out
-1%
33.48 ($37.26) 39.98
$173.86
366.61%
Sold Out
0
BC
Brunswick Corp2013-06-30New Buy
+0.99%
30.42 ($32.61) 35.4
$66.46
103.80%
New holding
834,900
PRGO
Perrigo Co PLC2013-06-30Add
+0.92%
113.14 ($118.55) 121.16
$41.02
-65.40%
Add 72.42%
482,100
MAT
Mattel Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.90%
42.64 ($44.76) 46.79
$22.08
-50.67%
Reduce -36.14%
993,605
SBAC
SBA Communications Corp2013-06-30Reduce
-0.88%
71.5 ($76.22) 80.85
$330.46
333.56%
Reduce -36.71%
567,100
GWR Genesee & Wyoming Inc2013-06-30New Buy
+0.87%
79.84 ($87.35) 92.6
$111.88
28.08%
New holding
274,300
DELISTED:PETM PetSmart Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.76%
61.74 ($67.36) 70.51
$0
-100%
Reduce -42.45%
457,215
RPM
RPM International Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.73%
29.51 ($32.11) 34.03
$80.49
150.67%
Reduce -96.67%
22,000
AVGO
Broadcom Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.64%
31.26 ($34.87) 38.75
$477.84
1,270.35%
Add 67.33%
1,167,600
ZBRA
Zebra Technologies Corp2013-06-30Reduce
-0.59%
42.69 ($45.53) 46.81
$299.34
557.46%
Reduce -34.86%
635,900
SRCL
Stericycle Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.58%
104.13 ($108.63) 113.01
$44.37
-59.15%
Add 41.33%
496,200
RCL
Royal Caribbean Group2013-06-30Reduce
-0.57%
31.82 ($34.71) 38.08
$35.29
1.67%
Reduce -52.17%
442,450
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
NBL Noble Energy Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.53%
53.245 ($57.84) 61.25
$8.46
-85.37%
Reduce -33.19%
511,700
EXPD
Expeditors International of Washington Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.50%
35.13 ($37.44) 40.14
$97.58
160.63%
Reduce -51.13%
367,500
DELISTED:MON Monsanto Co2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.49%
98.72 ($104.72) 109.22
$127.95
22.18%
Sold Out
0
NEM
Newmont Corp2013-06-30Reduce
-0.46%
27.22 ($33.57) 41.39
$61.17
82.22%
Reduce -96.66%
10,500
SWK
Stanley Black & Decker Inc2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.44%
74.36 ($78.37) 81.84
$107.29
36.90%
Sold Out
0
TRMB
Trimble Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.43%
24.85 ($27.63) 29.2
$57.99
109.88%
Reduce -18.1%
1,765,700
ROL
Rollins Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.41%
6.68 ($7.19) 7.67
$35
386.79%
Reduce -24.08%
4,761,423
JLL
Jones Lang LaSalle Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.39%
86.5 ($94.02) 100.02
$181.17
92.69%
Add 24.36%
595,700
DELISTED:INFA Informatica Corp2013-06-30New Buy
+0.38%
31.15 ($34.5) 36.86
$0
-100%
New holding
290,600
BBBY
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.37%
63.76 ($68.13) 71.99
$4.71
-93.09%
Reduce -26.27%
435,000
FLIR FLIR Systems Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.37%
23.53 ($24.82) 26.97
$57.17
130.34%
Add 257.61%
512,100
WWW
Wolverine World Wide Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.37%
21.59 ($24.83) 27.31
$19.94
-19.69%
Add 791.3%
410,000
GATX
GATX Corp2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.36%
45.52 ($50.45) 53.85
$94.83
87.97%
Sold Out
0
MHK
Mohawk Industries Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.35%
106.08 ($112.71) 119.53
$128.97
14.43%
Add 20.04%
510,900
CLR
Continental Resources Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.34%
36.54 ($41.3) 44.32
$65.66
58.98%
Reduce -22.39%
740,400
EW
Edwards Lifesciences Corp2013-06-30Add
+0.33%
10.42 ($11.82) 14.16
$97.39
723.94%
Add 33.69%
3,040,200
XYL
Xylem Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.32%
25.77 ($27.61) 28.93
$78.75
185.22%
Add 29.12%
1,391,400
NATI
National Instruments Corp2013-06-30New Buy
+0.30%
26.56 ($28.71) 31.97
$31.02
8.05%
New holding
288,400
ANSS
Ansys Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.30%
71.17 ($75.45) 80.86
$240.19
218.34%
Add 33.36%
450,500
NVDA
NVIDIA Corp2013-06-30New Buy
+0.29%
3.03 ($3.45) 3.73
$145.23
4,109.57%
New holding
2,242,000
DELISTED:TIBX TIBCO Software Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.29%
18.41 ($20.49) 22.2
$0
-100%
Reduce -71.31%
156,100
ITRI
Itron Inc2013-06-30New Buy
+0.29%
39.15 ($42.64) 47
$48.33
13.34%
New holding
181,200
TPX
Tempur Sealy International Inc2013-06-30New Buy
+0.28%
10.07 ($11.36) 12.32
$21.26
87.15%
New holding
690,800
OXY
Occidental Petroleum Corp2013-06-30New Buy
+0.27%
75.77 ($84.64) 90.93
$60.44
-28.59%
New holding
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
MASI
Masimo Corp2013-06-30Add
+0.27%
19.04 ($21.04) 22.5
$135.90
545.91%
Add 130.2%
609,110
UTIW UTi Worldwide Inc2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.26%
13.86 ($15.15) 16.47
$7.09
-53.20%
Sold Out
0
GLW
Corning Inc2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.26%
12.82 ($14.54) 16.31
$31.91
119.46%
Sold Out
0
EWBC
East West Bancorp Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.25%
22.67 ($25.42) 27.5
$65.70
158.46%
Reduce -13.04%
1,766,700
CLB
Core Laboratories NV2013-06-30Reduce
-0.24%
126.24 ($141.69) 153.63
$19.83
-86%
Reduce -16.9%
227,000
AME
AMETEK Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.23%
39.75 ($41.76) 43.69
$111.46
166.91%
Reduce -11.47%
1,111,000
UPLCQ
Ultra Petroleum Corp2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.22%
35.93 ($41) 46.09
$0.01
-99.99%
Sold Out
0
TSX:ARE
Aecon Group Inc2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.22%
10.5 (C$11.65) 13.18
C$13.13
12.70%
Sold Out
0
NGD
New Gold Inc2013-06-30New Buy
+0.21%
5.73 ($7.13) 9.03
$1.11
-84.43%
New holding
889,700
WSO
Watsco Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.21%
77.72 ($84.42) 89.16
$240.98
185.45%
Add 16.31%
469,900
HUM
Humana Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.20%
72.1 ($78.93) 85.17
$478.96
506.82%
Add 115.09%
118,300
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
BOH
Bank of Hawaii Corp2013-06-30Reduce
-0.19%
46.42 ($49.17) 51.64
$75.86
54.28%
Reduce -10.3%
857,600
FLS
Flowserve Corp2013-06-30Reduce
-0.18%
50.44 ($54.12) 57.297
$28.74
-46.90%
Reduce -27.62%
231,900
AMG
Affiliated Managers Group Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.17%
144.06 ($158.18) 170.04
$117.81
-25.52%
Add 7.82%
386,000
SBH
Sally Beauty Holdings Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.16%
29.08 ($30.22) 31.57
$12.13
-59.86%
Add 14.85%
1,036,300
PKI
PerkinElmer Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.15%
30.35 ($32.72) 34.95
$144.07
340.31%
Add 20.08%
759,500
EFX
Equifax Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.15%
56.21 ($60.32) 63.81
$186.55
209.27%
Reduce -29.63%
170,800
MINI Mobile Mini Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.14%
25.68 ($31.42) 36.68
$29.50
-6.11%
Reduce -31.74%
279,438
UI
Ubiquiti Inc2013-06-30New Buy
+0.14%
13.03 ($16.49) 20.54
$245.79
1,390.54%
New holding
215,500
TPR
Tapestry Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.14%
49.93 ($56.24) 59.6
$30.82
-45.20%
Reduce -18.1%
353,000
ATR
AptarGroup Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.13%
54.57 ($56.25) 57.48
$104.49
85.76%
Add 44.16%
206,300
LPLA
LPL Financial Holdings Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.13%
32.3 ($35.76) 38.9
$181.23
406.80%
Reduce -9.54%
1,048,400
MLKN
MillerKnoll Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.12%
23.58 ($26.37) 28.55
$26.41
0.15%
Add 8.4%
1,488,625
WWD
Woodward Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.12%
34.13 ($37.81) 41.06
$93.48
147.24%
Add 9.05%
963,900
LKQ
LKQ Corp2013-06-30Reduce
-0.12%
20.54 ($23.86) 26.385
$49.54
107.63%
Reduce -5.35%
2,734,400
MATX
Matson Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.12%
21.85 ($24.43) 26.27
$73.54
201.02%
Reduce -27.31%
354,800
SMG
The Scotts Miracle Gro Co2013-06-30Add
+0.11%
42.79 ($46.49) 49.92
$80.18
72.47%
Add 35.14%
226,900
FLO
Flowers Foods Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.11%
20.76 ($21.92) 23.307
$26.68
21.72%
Reduce -17.74%
646,800
BR
Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.11%
23.42 ($25.72) 27.97
$146.42
469.28%
Reduce -12.87%
811,400
DELISTED:PLL Pall Corporation2013-06-30Add
+0.10%
63.5 ($67.63) 72.5
$0
-100%
Add 6.55%
667,000
SLH
Solera Holdings Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.10%
51.82 ($55.18) 57.96
$55.84
1.20%
Reduce -7.45%
571,600
DELISTED:CQB Chiquita Brands International Inc2013-06-30New Buy
+0.10%
7.05 ($9.25) 11.08
$0
-100%
New holding
256,800
VRNT
Verint Systems Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.09%
32.69 ($34.18) 35.89
$42.30
23.76%
Add 16.3%
491,500
BRO
Brown & Brown Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.09%
15.14 ($15.83) 16.57
$59.33
274.79%
Add 3.43%
4,612,800
AZO
AutoZone Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.09%
378.43 ($407.98) 427.84
$2,159.81
429.39%
Reduce -7.26%
83,000
BMRN
Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.09%
54.72 ($62.32) 70.3
$84.98
36.36%
Sold Out
0
DLTR
Dollar Tree Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.09%
45.99 ($48.76) 50.84
$156.27
220.49%
Reduce -11.22%
399,500
XRAY
Dentsply Sirona Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.08%
40.24 ($41.68) 44.2
$36.20
-13.15%
Reduce -4.71%
1,012,000
HAE
Haemonetics Corp2013-06-30Add
+0.08%
37.75 ($40.49) 42.71
$67.32
66.26%
Add 12.55%
439,500
DELISTED:MFB Maidenform Brands Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.07%
17 ($17.96) 18.65
$0
-100%
Reduce -26.99%
297,500
FTI
TechnipFMC PLC2013-06-30Add
+0.05%
42.18 ($44.54) 45.23
$6.64
-85.09%
Add 4.04%
1,337,890
PHG
Koninklijke Philips NV2013-06-30Add
+0.05%
26.22 ($27.89) 30.04
$21.23
-23.88%
Add 11.17%
488,310.79
DELISTED:VAL The Valspar Corp2013-06-30Reduce
-0.05%
59.23 ($66.56) 73.81
$0.33
-99.50%
Reduce -3.43%
697,200
LII
Lennox International Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.04%
59.49 ($62.94) 65.21
$211.97
236.78%
Reduce -7.52%
196,900
HURN
Huron Consulting Group Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.04%
38.74 ($42.59) 46.24
$65.95
54.85%
Reduce -6.71%
387,800
CMP
Compass Minerals International Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.04%
76.86 ($84.43) 89.72
$34.24
-59.45%
Add 7.63%
169,300
AJG
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co2013-06-30Add
+0.04%
40.95 ($43.3) 45.58
$164.63
280.21%
Add 7.4%
396,100
DELISTED:HSP Hospira Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.03%
30.57 ($33.81) 38.31
$0
-100%
Add 8.42%
257,400
CSCO
Cisco Systems Inc2013-06-30New Buy
+0.03%
20.38 ($22.5) 24.82
$42.60
89.33%
New holding
28,000
POWI
Power Integrations Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.02%
19.14 ($20.84) 22.59
$70.12
236.47%
Add 3.21%
643,600
SCS
Steelcase Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.02%
12.17 ($13.51) 15.15
$10.70
-20.80%
Add 4.58%
1,027,000
SHW
Sherwin-Williams Co2013-06-30Reduce
-0.02%
164.95 ($180.93) 193.56
$235.23
30.01%
Reduce -6.45%
174,000
MCD
McDonald's Corp2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.02%
96.42 ($100.14) 103.59
$252.96
152.61%
Sold Out
0
CATO
The Cato Corp2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.02%
22.43 ($24.43) 25.58
$11.32
-53.66%
Sold Out
0
DLR
Digital Realty Trust Inc2013-06-30Sold Out
-0.02%
56.28 ($65.25) 73.77
$131.58
101.66%
Sold Out
0
GIL
Gildan Activewear Inc2013-06-30Add
+0.02%
19.27 ($20.25) 21.34
$28.89
42.67%
Add 3.17%
650,600
GWW
W.W. Grainger Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.02%
216.98 ($247.92) 267.34
$461.31
86.07%
Reduce -8.39%
28,400
AAPL
Apple Inc2013-06-30New Buy
+0.02%
13.95 ($15.39) 16.57
$138.93
802.73%
New holding
33,600
JBHT
JB Hunt Transport Services Inc2013-06-30Reduce
-0.01%
68.61 ($72.32) 75.91
$159.87
121.06%
Reduce -0.58%
535,700
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