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Tiziano Frateschi
Tiziano Frateschi
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Gurus' Worst-Performing Stocks

These companies had a negative 6-month performance

While gurus hold positions in these companies, the stock price and returns continue to fall. These are the worst-performing stocks over the last three months with a long-term presence in more than four gurus’ portfolios.

United Rentals Inc. (NYSE:URI) had a negative performance of 9.5% over the last six months. Five mutual funds hold the stock with a total weight of 1.75% on their portfolios.

The company has a market cap of $9.72 billion, and the stock is trading with a price-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.65. The price of $115.03 is 14.34% below its 52-week high and 62.98% above its 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it returned a gain of 271%.

Over the past five years, the company reported a gain of 12.80% for revenue and 49.90% for earnings per share (EPS).

The return on equity (ROE) of 35.16% and return on assets (ROA) 4.80% are outperforming 69% of other companies in the Global Rental and Leasing Services industry.

With 1.17% of outstanding shares, Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio)  is the largest investor among the gurus, followed by David Tepper (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.83%, David Carlson (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.69%, Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.41%, Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.15%, Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.04%, Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.04% and Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.04%.

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ:LULU) had a negative performance of 8% over the last six months. Four mutual funds hold the stock with a total weight of 0.15% on their portfolios.

The company has a market cap of $8.37 billion, and the stock is trading with a P/S ratio of 3.53. The price of $61.23 is 25.16% below its 52-week high and 29.56% above its 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it returned a gain of 274%.

Over the past five years, the company reported a gain of 18.70% for revenue and 8% for EPS.

The ROE of 23.31% and ROA of 19.13% are outperforming 87% of other companies in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is Manning & Napier Advisors Inc. with 2.78% of outstanding shares, followed by Simons with 0.88%, Dalio with 0.14%, Pioneer Investments with 0.1%, Caxton Associates (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.04%, Lee Ainslie (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.03% and Greenblatt with 0.02%.

Argan Inc. (NYSE:AGX) had a negative performance of 7.1% over the last six months. Three mutual funds hold the stock with a total weight of 0.26% on their portfolios.

The company has a market cap of $1.02 billion, and the stock is trading with a P/S ratio of 1.31. The price of $65.75 is 14.28% below its 52-week high and 44.47% above its 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it returned a gain of 813%.

Over the past five years, the company reported a gain of 28.10% for revenue and 38% for EPS.

The ROE of 28.93% and ROA of 13.79% are outperforming 93% of other companies in the Global Engineering and Construction industry.

With 7.97 % of outstanding shares, Simons is the company's  largest guru shareholder, followed by Greenblatt with 1.17%, John Hussman (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.16%, Scott Black (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.07% and Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.03%.

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE:PXD) had a negative performance of 20.6% over the last six months. Five mutual funds hold the stock with a total weight of 4.53% on their portfolios.

The company has a market cap of $24.78 billion, and the stock is trading with a P/S ratio of 5.33. The price of $145.68 is 27.10% below its 52-week high and 6.10% above its 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it returned a gain of 233%.

Over the past five years, the company reported a gain of 8.8% for revenue.

The ROE of -3.23% and ROA of -2.03% are outperforming 60% of other companies in the Global Oil and Gas Exploration and Production industry.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is John Griffin (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.37% of outstanding shares, followed by Daniel Loeb (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.29%, Simons with 0.24%, Pioneer Investments with 0.14%, Wallace Weitz (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.08%, Stanley Druckenmiller (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.08%, George Soros (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.04% and Cohen with 0.04%.

Chart Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:GTLS) had a negative performance of 13.5% over the last six months. Four mutual funds hold the stock with a total weight of 0.42% on their portfolios.

The company has a market cap of $1.04 billion, and the stock is trading with a P/S ratio of 1.22. The price of $33.73 is 17.47% below its 52-week high and 24.88% above its 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it returned a gain of 29%.

Over the past five years, the company reported a gain of 0.90% for revenue.

The ROE of 1.65% and ROA of 0.95% are outperforming 63% of other companies in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

With 4.32% of outstanding shares, Richard Pzena (Trades, Portfolio)  is the company's largest investor among the gurus, followed by Greenblatt with 1.18%, Gabelli with 0.62%, Simons with 0.06% and Jones with 0.05%.

Tractor Supply Co. (NASDAQ:TSCO) had a negative performance of 23.8% over the last six months. Three mutual funds hold the stock with a total weight of 0.37% on their portfolios.

The company has a market cap of $7.16 billion, and the stock is trading with a P/S ratio of 1.04. The price of $55.68 is 38.81% below its 52-week high and 11.65% above its 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it returned a gain of 380%.

Over the past five years, the company reported a growth of 12.20% for revenue and 16.60% for EPS.

The ROE of 30.21% and ROA of 15.86% are outperforming 93% of other companies in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is David Rolfe (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.71% of outstanding shares, followed by Simons with 1.16%, Columbia Wanger (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.43%, Ron Baron (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.18%, Greenblatt with 0.16%, Gabelli with 0.08%, John Rogers (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.05% and Soros with 0.02%.

Macrogenics Inc. (NASDAQ:MGNX) had a negative performance of 16.1% over the last three months. Despite this, three mutual funds hold the stock with a total weight of 1.17% on their portfolios.

The company has a market cap of $552.88 million, and the stock is trading with a P/S ratio of 6.03. The price of $15.31 is 54.02% below its 52-week high and 0.89% above its 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it returned a loss of 39%.

The ROE of -23.18% and ROA of -20.31% are outperforming 58% of other companies in the Global Biotechnology industry.

With 3.77% of outstanding shares, Griffin is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Cohen with 3.27%, Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.66%, Simons with 0.36%, Jones with 0.04% and Ronald Muhlenkamp (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.04%.

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

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