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6 Stocks Beating the S&P 500

Alibaba tops the list of stocks that outperformed the benchmark over the past year

February 07, 2018 | About:

According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Guru Screener, the following stocks have outperformed the Standard & Poor's 500 Index over the past 12 months and were bought by gurus in the last quarter.

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE:BABA) has a market cap of $475.12 billion. It has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by 65.19% over the past 12 months.

The stock is trading with a price-book (P/B) ratio of 9.07. According to the discounted cash flow (DCF) calculator, the stock is overpriced at $185.17 per share. The stock price is currently 84.97% above its 52-week low and 10.20% below its 52-week high.

The Chinese e-commerce company has a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. Its return on equity (ROE) of 22.36% and return on assets (ROA) of 11.95% are outperforming 83% of other companies in the Global Specialty Retail industry. Its financial strength is rated 7 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 1.73 is above the industry median of 0.99.

The company’s largest guru shareholder is PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.6% of outstanding shares, followed by Frank Sands (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.58%, Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.42% and Steve Mandel (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.34%.

With a market cap of $320.96 billion, Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC) has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by 19% over the past 12 months.

The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 1.31. According to the DCF calculator, the stock is overpriced at $31.2 per share. The stock price is currently 41.37% above its 52-week low and 4.50% below its 52-week high.

The bank has a profitability and growth rating of 3 out of 10. Its ROE of 6.12% and ROA of 0.80% are underperforming 66% of other companies in the Global Banks - Global industry.  Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.65 is below the industry median of 2.05.

Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest shareholder among the gurus with 6.6% of outstanding shares, followed by Dodge & Cox with 1.65% and Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 0.59%.

BlackBerry Ltd. (NYSE:BB) has a market cap of $6.43 billion. It has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by 53.6% over the past 12 months.

The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 2.49. According to the DCF calculator, the stock is overpriced at $12 per share. The stock price is currently 80.45% above its 52-week low and 17.53% below its 52-week high.

The Canadian software company has a profitability and growth rating of 4 out of 10. Its ROE of 16.48% and ROA of 10.76% are outperforming 88% of other companies in the Global Communication Equipment industry. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 2.97 is above the industry median of 2.24.

The company’s largest guru shareholder is PRIMECAP Management with 13.86% of outstanding shares, followed by Prem Watsa (Trades, Portfolio) with 8.71% and Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.97%.

With a market cap of $17.04 billion, Banco De Chile ADR (NYSE:BCH) has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by 32.3% over the past 12 months.

The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 3.38. According to the DCF calculator, the stock is overpriced at $103.08 per share. The stock price is currently 48.36% above its 52-week low and 3.21% below its 52-week high.

The financial services company has a profitability and growth rating of 6 out of 10. Its ROE of 19.25% and ROA of 1.83% are outperforming 85% of other companies in the Global Banks - Latin America industry. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.16 is below the industry median of 2.05.

With 0.37% of outstanding shares, Simons is the company's largest guru shareholder.

C.R. Bard Inc. (BCR) has a market cap of $24.14 billion. It has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by 31.8% over the past 12 months.

The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 11.97. According to the DCF calculator, the stock is overpriced at $331.24 per share. The stock price is currently 48.93% above its 52-week low and 1.92% below its 52-week high.

The medical equipment manufacturer has a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. Its ROE of 31.80% and ROA of 10.67% are outperforming 82% of other companies in the Global Medical Instruments and Supplies industry. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.71 is below the industry median of 1.69.

The company’s largest shareholder among the gurus is Simons with 1.95% of outstanding shares, followed by Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.27%, Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.16% and John Paulson (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.08%.

With a market cap of $52.19 billion, Becton, Dickinson and Co. (NYSE:BDX) has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by 11.6% over the past 12 months.

The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 4.01. According to the DCF calculator, the stock is overpriced at $227.52 per share. The stock price is currently 29.52% above its 52-week low and 8.40% below its 52-week high.

The surgical products manufacturer has a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. Its ROE of 10.57% and ROA of 3.70% are outperforming 57% of other companies in the Global Medical Instruments and Supplies industry. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio is 0.75 is below the industry median of 1.69.

Of the gurus invested in the company, the T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund (Trades, Portfolio) has the largest position with 0.34% of outstanding shares, followed by Grantham with 0.24%, Simons with 0.07% and Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.06%.

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

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