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Top 5 1st Quarter Trades of Sachem Head Capital Management LP

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May 16, 2022
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Sachem Head Capital Management LP recently filed their 13F report for the first quarter of 2022, which ended on 2022-03-31.

The 13F report details which stocks were in a guru’s equity portfolio at the end of the quarter, though investors should note that these filings are limited in scope, containing only a snapshot of long positions in U.S.-listed stocks and American depository receipts as of the quarter’s end. They are not required to include international holdings, short positions or other types of investments. Still, even this limited filing can provide valuable information.

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As of the latest 13F report, the guru’s equity portfolio contained 18 stocks valued at a total of $3,917,000,000. The top holdings were IFF(21.57%), ELAN(18.54%), and USFD(18.43%).

According to GuruFocus data, these were Sachem Head Capital Management LP’s top five trades of the quarter.

Zendesk Inc


The guru established a new position worth 1,790,000 shares in NYSE:ZEN, giving the stock a 5.5% weight in the equity portfolio. Shares traded for an average price of $108.63 during the quarter.

On 05/16/2022, Zendesk Inc traded for a price of $102.15 per share and a market cap of $12,517,801,000. The stock has returned -21.83% over the past year.

GuruFocus gives the company a financial strength rating of 5 out of 10 and a profitability rating of 3 out of 10.

In terms of valuation, Zendesk Inc has a price-book ratio of 38.23, a EV-to-Ebitda ratio of -86.83 and a price-sales ratio of 8.62.

The price-to-GF Value ratio is 0.71, earning the stock a GF Value rank of 10.

Momentive Global Inc


The guru established a new position worth 5,720,000 shares in NAS:MNTV, giving the stock a 2.37% weight in the equity portfolio. Shares traded for an average price of $16.71 during the quarter.

On 05/16/2022, Momentive Global Inc traded for a price of $12.36 per share and a market cap of $1,854,400,000. The stock has returned -30.60% over the past year.

GuruFocus gives the company a financial strength rating of 5 out of 10 and a profitability rating of 4 out of 10.

In terms of valuation, Momentive Global Inc has a price-book ratio of 6.02, a EV-to-Ebitda ratio of -23.52 and a price-sales ratio of 4.00.

The price-to-GF Value ratio is 0.52, earning the stock a GF Value rank of 4.

KBR Inc


The guru sold out of their 2,001,300-share investment in NYSE:KBR. Previously, the stock had a 2.24% weight in the equity portfolio. Shares traded for an average price of $48.49 during the quarter.

On 05/16/2022, KBR Inc traded for a price of $45.21 per share and a market cap of $6,309,509,000. The stock has returned 9.60% over the past year.

GuruFocus gives the company a financial strength rating of 5 out of 10 and a profitability rating of 7 out of 10.

In terms of valuation, KBR Inc has a price-book ratio of 4.04, a EV-to-Ebitda ratio of 32.03 and a price-sales ratio of 0.87.

The price-to-GF Value ratio is 1.16, earning the stock a GF Value rank of 3.

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc


Sachem Head Capital Management LP reduced their investment in NYSE:IFF by 410,850 shares. The trade had a 1.46% impact on the equity portfolio. During the quarter, the stock traded for an average price of $133.04.

On 05/16/2022, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc traded for a price of $132.16 per share and a market cap of $33,679,392,000. The stock has returned -2.42% over the past year.

GuruFocus gives the company a financial strength rating of 5 out of 10 and a profitability rating of 8 out of 10.

In terms of valuation, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc has a price-earnings ratio of 60.62, a price-book ratio of 1.61, a EV-to-Ebitda ratio of 20.61 and a price-sales ratio of 2.71.

The price-to-GF Value ratio is 0.95, earning the stock a GF Value rank of 9.

Post Holdings Inc


Sachem Head Capital Management LP reduced their investment in NYSE:POST by 547,000 shares. The trade had a 1.45% impact on the equity portfolio. During the quarter, the stock traded for an average price of $70.08.

On 05/16/2022, Post Holdings Inc traded for a price of $79.51 per share and a market cap of $4,829,809,000. The stock has returned 3.99% over the past year.

GuruFocus gives the company a financial strength rating of 4 out of 10 and a profitability rating of 7 out of 10.

In terms of valuation, Post Holdings Inc has a price-earnings ratio of 10.42, a price-book ratio of 1.39, a price-earnings-to-growth (PEG) ratio of 0.90, a EV-to-Ebitda ratio of 6.96 and a price-sales ratio of 0.79.

The price-to-GF Value ratio is 1.01, earning the stock a GF Value rank of 5.


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