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Ken Fisher's Top Buys in Q2 2015

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Jul 28, 2015
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Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) is the chief executive officer and chief investment officer of Fisher Investments and his portfolio has a total value of $49,932 million. The following are his most heavily weighted trades during the second quarter of 2015 :

He increased his stake in Roche Holding AG (RHHBY) by 409.71% with an impact of 0.80% on his portfolio. The company is a pharmaceutical and diagnostic company. It researches and produces medicines in oncology, infectious diseases, immunology and neuroscience. It has more than 66 new molecular entities in its pipeline.

The stock is trading with a P/E(ttm) ratio of 25.30, while the Global Biotechnology industry has an average P/E(ttm) ratio of 41.60. The price of the stock has dropped by 2% during the last 12 months and is now -6.59% from its 52-week high and +12.22% from its 52-week low.

Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) holds 0.21% of outstanding shares and is the main hedge-fund holding shares of the company, followed by Bill Frels (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.04%.

He increased his stake in Bayer AG (BAYRY) by 83.74% with an impact of 0.59% on his portfolio. The company is an international research-based company active in life sciences, polymers, and chemicals. Bayer's operating units include health-care products, material sciences, and crop sciences. Bayer's over-the-counter health-care product division is the third- largest in the world. HealthCare subgroup is divided into two reporting segments: Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Health.

The stock is trading with a P/E(ttm) ratio of 32.70, while the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry has an average P/E(ttm) ratio of 34.90. The price of the stock has risen by 7% during the last 12 months and is now -8.56% from its 52-week high and +14.66% from its 52-week low.

Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) is the only Guru holding BAYRY; he holds 0.56% of outstanding shares that is the 1.29% of his total assets.

He increased his stake in Infosys Ltd (INFY) by 139.20% with an impact of 0.40% on his portfolio. The company designs and delivers IT-enabled business solutions to its clients. The Company provides technology, business consulting, outsourcing and engineering services to help clients in over thirty countries

The stock is trading with a P/E(ttm) ratio of 19.80, while the Global Information Technology Services industry has an average P/E(ttm) ratio of 26.40. The price of the stock has risen by 23% during the last 12 months and is now -8.64% from its 52-week high and +24.67% from its 52-week low.

Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) is the main hedge-fund holding INFY with 0.95% of outstanding shares, followed by Sarah Ketterer (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.03% and Stanley Druckenmiller (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.03%

He bought 1,306,608 shares of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) with an impact of 0.22% on his portfolio. The company is a holding company and conducts its businesses through its subsidiaries. The company is engaged in online and mobile commerce through products, services and technology that enable businesses to operate efficiently and extend their reach to sell to consumers and businesses in the People's Republic of China (the "PRC" or "China") and internationally.

The stock is trading with a P/E(ttm) ratio of 52.40, while the Global Specialty Retail industry has an average P/E(ttm) ratio of 21.900. The price of the stock has dropped by 12% during the last 12 months and is now -32.67% from its 52-week high and +6.01% from its 52-week low.

Frank Sands (Trades, Portfolio) is the main hedge-fund of the company and he holds 0.79% of outstanding shares, followed by Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.54% and Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.28%. Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) holds 0.05% of outstanding shares of BABA.

He increased his stake in HDFC Bank Ltd (HDB) by 15.76% with an impact of 0.12% on his portfolio. The company provides banking and financial services and operates in four business segments: Treasury, Retail Banking, Wholesale banking, and Other banking business.

The stock is trading with a P/E(ttm) ratio of 25.90, while the Global Banks - Regional - Asia industry has an average P/E(ttm) ratio of 13.80. The price of the stock has risen by 25% during the last 12 months and is now -2.85% from its 52-week high and +38.47% from its 52-week low.

Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) is the main hedge-fund of the company and he holds 0.90% of outstanding shares of HDB. The second hedge-fund is Steve Mandel (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.25% followed by Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.19%.

He increased his stake in Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSM) by 7.85% with an impact of 0.09% on his portfolio. The company engages in the manufacturing, selling, packaging, testing and computer-aided design of integrated circuits and other semiconductor devices, it also manufactures masks.

The stock is trading with a P/E(ttm) ratio of 12.40, while the Global Semiconductors industry has an average P/E(ttm) ratio of 19.00. The price of the stock has risen by 5% during the last 12 months and is now -16.92% from its 52-week high and +10.42% from its 52-week low.

Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) is the main hedge-fund of TSM with 0.51% of outstanding shares of the company, followed by Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.16% and Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.10%.

He bought 2,497,815 shares of KB Home (KBH) with an impact of 0.08% on his portfolio. The company operates a homebuilding and financial services business serving homebuyers in various markets across the U.S. The company's homebuilding operations offer a variety of new homes designed primarily for first-time, move-up and active adult homebuyers, including attached and detached single-family residential homes, townhomes and condominiums.

The stock is trading with a P/E(ttm) ratio of 1.68, while the Global Residential Construction industry has an average P/E(ttm) ratio of 16.20. The price of the stock has dropped by 11% during the last 12 months and is now -16.46% from its 52-week high and +28.57% from its 52-week low.

Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) is the main hedge-fund of the company and he holds 2.71% of outstanding shares of the company, followed by Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) who holds 1.32% and George Soros (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.41%.

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