Hussman Strategic Advisors Exits Century Communities, Malibu Boats

Firm's largest sales of the 1st quarter

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Tiziano Frateschi
May 04, 2021
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John Hussman (Trades, Portfolio)'s Hussman Strategic Advisors Inc. sold shares of the following stocks during the first quarter, which ended on March 31.

Century Communities

The firm's Century Communities Inc. (

CCS, Financial) position was closed, impacting the portfolio by -0.88%.

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The U.S. construction company has a market cap of $2.55 billion and an enterprise value of $3.32 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The return on equity of 17.95% and return on assets of 7.69% are outperforming 75% of companies in the homebuilding and construction industry. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10 with a cash-debt ratio of 0.34.

The largest guru shareholder of the company is Hotchkis & Wiley with 0.33% of outstanding shares, followed by

Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.32%.

Michaels Companies

The firm exited its holding in The Michaels Companies Inc. (

MIK, Financial), impacting the portfolio by -0.70%.

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GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The return on assets of 7.07% is outperforming 81% of companies in the retail, cyclical industry. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.28 is below the industry median of 0.56.

The largest guru shareholders of the company include

Ken Heebner (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.88% of outstanding shares, Larry Robbins (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.35% and Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies with 0.37%.

Malibu Boats

The firm closed its position in Malibu Boats Inc. (

MBUU, Financial). The trade had an impact of -0.67% on the portfolio.

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The company, which manufactures power boats, has a market cap of $1.80 billion and an enterprise value of $1.95 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The return on equity of 27.32% and return on assets of 0.13% are outperforming 95% of companies in the vehicles and parts industry. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10 with a cash-debt ratio of 0.14.

The largest guru shareholder of the company is Simons' firm with 4.63% of outstanding shares, followed by Royce with 0.64% and

Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.03%.

2U

The firm curbed its position in 2U Inc. (

TWOU, Financial) by 75%, impacting the portfolio by -0.65%.

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The company, which provides educational technology services, has a market cap of $2.90 billion and an enterprise value of $2.77 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 3 out of 10. The return on equity of -27.48% and return on assets of -16.16% are underperforming 89% of companies in the education industry. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10 with a cash-debt ratio of 1.38.

The largest guru shareholders of the company include

Catherine Wood (Trades, Portfolio) with 18.30% of outstanding shares, Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.58% and PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.24%.

Super Micro Computer

The firm exited its position in Super Micro Computer Inc. (

SMCI, Financial), impacting the portfolio by -0.63%.

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The company, which provides high-performance server technology services, has a market cap of $1.66 billion and an enterprise value of $1.61 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The return on assets of 4.71% is outperforming 64% of companies in the hardware industry. Its financial strength is rated 7 out of 10 with a cash-debt ratio of 4.53.

The largest guru shareholder of the company is

Howard Marks (Trades, Portfolio) with 5.63% of outstanding shares, followed by Richard Pzena (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.97% and Hotchkis & Wiley with 0.44%.

Dick's Sporting Goods

Hussman's firm curbed the position in Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. (

DKS, Financial) by 74.42%, impacting the portfolio by -0.62%.

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The company, which retails athletic apparel, footwear and equipment for sports, has a market cap of $7.49 billion and an enterprise value of $8.98 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 27.07% and return on assets of 7.17% are outperforming 81% of companies in the retail, cyclical industry. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10 with a cash-debt ratio of 0.53.

The largest guru shareholders of the company include Simons' firm with 0.52% of outstanding shares, Heebner with 0.34% and

Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.09%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned.

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