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Tiziano Frateschi
Tiziano Frateschi
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9 Stocks Ken Fisher Continues to Buy

Lowe's tops the list

Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio), leader of Fisher Investments, bought shares of the following stocks in both the first quarter of 2018 and fourth quarter of 2017.

Lowe's Companies Inc. (NYSE:LOW)

In the fourth quarter, the guru increased his position by 3.41% and added another 28.39% in the first quarter.

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The home improvement retailer has a market cap of $69.65 billion. Its revenue of $68.61 billion has grown 13.30% over the past five years.

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss is the largest shareholder of the company among the gurus with 1.51% of outstanding shares, followed by Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.42% and Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.17%.

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE:NOC)

In the fourth quarter, Fisher increased his holding by 18.95% and added another 15.98% in the first quarter.

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The security company has a market cap of $62.1 billion. Its revenue of $25.80 billion has increased 8.30% over the past five years.

The company's largest shareholder among the gurus is Simons with 0.2% of outstanding shares, followed by Jana Partners (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.16%, Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.12% and First Eagle Investment (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.03%.

Progenics Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:PGNX)

The guru boosted his position by 55.40% in the fourth quarter and added another 20.55% in first quarter.

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The biopharmaceutical company has a market cap of $515.17 million. Its revenue of $11.70 million that has declined 0.70% over the past five years.

Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 1.67% of outstanding shares, followed by Murray Stahl (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.09% and Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.04%.

Luminex Corp. (NASDAQ:LMNX)

In the fourth quarter, the investor boosted his holding by 43.67% and increased it by 15.74% in the first quarter.

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The company, which develops, manufactures and sells proprietary biological testing technologies and products, has a market cap of $985.03 million. Its revenue of $306.57 million has grown 7.70% over the past five years.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Simons with 5.09% of outstanding shares, followed by Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.07%.

Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX)

In the fourth quarter, Fisher added 36.63% to the holding and then added another 21.98% in the first quarter.

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The video streaming service has a market cap of $138.52 billion. Its revenue of $12.75 billion has grown 24.60% over the past five years.

With 1.57% of outstanding shares, Frank Sands (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Spiros Segalas (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.91% and Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.86%.

NextEra Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE)

The guru increased his stake by 31.57% in the fourth quarter and increased it by 30.68% in the first quarter.

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The electric power company has a market cap of $75.96 billion. Its revenue of $17.19 billion has increased 0.80% over the past five years.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is Simons with 0.2% of outstanding shares, followed by Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.07% and Robert Bruce (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.05%.

Knowles Corp. (NYSE:KN)

In the fourth quarter, the investor increased the holding by 11.39% and added another 11.44% in the first quarter.

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With a market cap of $1.04 billion, the company manufactures and sells micro-acoustic, specialty components and human interface solutions. Its revenue of $744.20 million has grown 426.50% over the past five years.

With 1.23% of outstanding shares, Royce is the largest shareholder of the company among the gurus, followed by Simons with 0.63% and Leucadia National (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.03%.

ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP)

Fisher increased his stake by 2.47% in the fourth quarter and by 14.03% in the first quarter.

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The oil and gas company has a market cap of $76.69 billion. Its revenue of $29.10 billion has declined 17.40% over the past five years.

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss is the largest shareholder of the company among the gurus with 2.37% of outstanding shares, followed by First Eagle Investment (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.97% and Donald Yacktman (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.23%.

Becton, Dickinson and Co. (NYSE:BDX)

In the fourth quarter, the investor raised the holding by 17.94% and added another 0.94% in the first quarter.

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With a market cap of $62.04 billion, the company manufactures and sells medical supplies and diagnostic products. Its revenue of $12.25 billion has grown 9.30% over the past five years.

Simons is the company's largest guru with 0.78% of outstanding shares, followed by the T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.27% and Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.21%.

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

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