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Tiziano Frateschi
Tiziano Frateschi
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Barrow Continues to Buy ExxonMobil, Ecopetrol

Stocks the company bought in the 3rd and 4th quarters

James Barrow is executive director of Dallas-based investment company Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss, the lead portfolio manager for the Vanguard Windsor II and Selected Value Funds. The company manages a portfolio composed of 339 stocks with a total value of $66,729 million. In the third and fourth quarters of 2016 the guru bought shares in the following stocks:

LivePerson Inc. (LPSN)

During the third quarter of 2016, the guru increased the position by 163.68% and in the fourth quarter increased it by 22.96%. The guru holds 0.64% of the stock’s outstanding shares.

The company along with its subsidiaries provides digital engagement solutions offering a cloud-based platform that enables businesses to proactively connect with consumers through chat, voice and content delivery.

Jim Simons (TradesPortfolio) is the largest shareholder among the gurus with 2.95% of outstanding shares.

Ascena Retail Group Inc. (ASNA)

During third quarter of 2016, the firm increased its stake by 36.42% and in the fourth quarter increased it by 40.01%. The guru holds 0.23% of the stock’s outstanding shares.

Ascena Retail Group through its subsidiaries operates as a specialty retailer of apparel for women and 'tween girls and boys. The company offers apparel, accessories, footwear and lifestyle products such as bedroom furnishings and electronics.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is CAP Management with 5.07% of outstanding shares followed by Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.99%, Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.64%, Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.03% and Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.01%.

ExxonMobil Corp. (XOM)

During the third quarter of 2016, the investor increased the stake by 2.08%. In the fourth quarter, the guru again added to the position by 40.09%. The guru holds 0.09% of the stock’s outstanding shares.

ExxonMobil is engaged in energy, involving exploration for and production of, crude oil and natural gas, manufacture of petroleum products and transportation and sale of crude oil, natural gas and petroleum products.

T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund (Trades, Portfolio) is the largest shareholder of the company among the gurus, with 0.16% of outstanding shares followed by Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.11%, Richard Pzena (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.09%, Donald Yacktman (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.07%, Yacktman Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.04% and Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.02%.

West Marine Inc. (WMAR)

During the third quarter of 2016, the investor increased the holding by 56.08% and again by 38.03% in the fourth quarter. The guru holds 0.07% of the stock’s outstanding shares.

West Marine is a specialty retailer. It offers a selection of core boating and water recreation products, primarily serving the needs of boat owners and professionals who provide services to them.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is Royce with 5.23% of outstanding shares followed by John Rogers (Trades, Portfolio) with 2.21% and Simons with 1.16%.

Kronos Worldwide Inc. (KRO)

During the third quarter of 2016, the investor increased the position by 239.04% and in the fourth quarter added another 0.3%. The guru holds 0.28% of the stock’s outstanding shares.

Kronos Worldwide is a producer and marketer of value-added titanium dioxide pigments, or TiO2, a base industrial product used in different applications.

Simons is the largest shareholder among the gurus, with 0.56% of outstanding shares followed by Jones with 0.03%.

Virtus Investment Partners Inc. (VRTS)

During the third quarter, the firm increased the holding by 91.69% and in the fourth quarter by 184.45%. The guru holds 0.48% of the stock’s outstanding shares.

Virtus Investment Partners is a provider of investment management products and services to individuals and institutions.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is Royce with 3.04% of outstanding shares.

CACI International Inc. Class A (CACI)

During the third quarter of 2016 the guru increased the holding by 891.03%. In the fourth quarter, he added to his position by 32.61%. The guru holds 0.21% of the stock’s outstanding shares.

CACI International is a provider of information solutions and services to the U.S. government. Its segments include domestic operations and international operations.

Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) is the largest shareholder among the gurus with 0.18% of outstanding shares followed by Westport Asset Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.14%, Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.08% and Jones with 0.02%.

Ecopetrol SA ADR (EC)

During the third quarter of 2016, the investor increased his holding by 19.08% and in the fourth quarter increased it by 129.50%. The guru holds 0.32% of the stock’s outstanding shares.

Ecopetrol SA is a vertically integrated oil company. The company operates in three business segments: exploration and production; transportation and logistics; and refining and petrochemicals.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is Simons with 0.32% of outstanding shares.

Axalta Coating Systems Ltd. (AXTA)

During the third quarter of 2016, the firm increased the position by 47.84% and in the fourth quarter increased it by 53.27%. The guru holds 0.58% of the stock’s outstanding shares.

Axalta Coating Systems is a manufacturer, marketer and distributor of performance coatings systems. Its products include primer, basecoat, clearcoat, thinners and reducers, primer and electrocoat.

Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) is the largest shareholder among the gurus with 9.66% of outstanding shares followed by Diamond Hill Capital (Trades, Portfolio) with 4.18%, Lou Simpson (Trades, Portfolio) with 2.26%, Glenn Greenberg (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.84%, Chris Davis (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.62%, First Eagle Investment (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.93% and Columbia Wanger (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.54%.

Disclosure: I do not own any shares of any stocks mentioned in this article.

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Tiziano Frateschi
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