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Tiziano Frateschi
Tiziano Frateschi
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6 Stocks Underperforming Gurus’ Portfolios

Cimarex, Quanta Services among companies with falling stock prices and returns

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.

Cimarex Energy Co. (XEC) had a negative performance of 20.6% over the past six months. The stock has a total weight of 1.68% in three gurus’ portfolios.

The company operates in the oil and gas industry. It has a market cap of $8.58 billion. The stock is trading with a price-earnings price-earnings ratio of 15.58. The current stock price of $89.88 is 30.95% below its 52-week high and 9.01% above its 52-week low. Over the past decade, it has returned a gain of 25%.

Over the past five years, Cimarex Energy reported an increase of 0.40% for revenue. The return of equity (ROE) of 22.08% and return on assets (ROA) of 11.44% are outperforming 89% of other companies in the Global Oil and Gas E&P industry.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is Diamond Hill Capital (Trades, Portfolio) with 5.33% of outstanding shares, followed by Charles de Vaulx (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.32% and Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.88%.

Quanta Services Inc. (PWR) had a negative performance of 5.8% over the past six months. The stock has a total weight of 2.38% in three gurus’ portfolios.

The company offers infrastructure solutions to the electric power and oil and gas industries in North America. It has a market cap of $5.51 billion. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 19.09. The price of $36.84 is 8.14% below its 52-week high and 18.53% above its 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it has returned a gain of 9%.

Over the past five years, Its revenue has increased 14.40%. The return of equity of 8.42% and return on assets of 4.90% are outperforming 52% of companies in the Global Engineering and Construction industry.

Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.64% of outstanding shares is the largest investor among the gurus followed by Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.43%, Caxton Associates (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.25% and Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.08%.

Charter Communications Inc. Class A (CHTR) had a negative performance of 11.8% over the past six months. The stock has a total weight of 13.08% in five gurus’ portfolios.

The company offers entertainment, information and communications solutions to residential and commercial customers. It has a market cap of $69.1 billion. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 8.51. The current stock price of $290.98 is 28.83% below its 52-week high and 16.35% above its 52-week low. Over the past decade, it has returned a gain of 657%.

The return on equity of 26.43% and return on assets of 6.72% are outperforming 75% of other companies in the Global Pay TV industry.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is Dodge & Cox with 4.26% followed by Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) with 3.46%, Bill Nygren (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.51% and Spiros Segalas (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.5%.

Athene Holding Ltd. Class A (ATH) had a negative performance of 12.4% over the past six months. The stock has a total weight of 9.69% in three gurus’ portfolios.

The company, which acquires retirement savings products, has a market cap of $9.06 billion. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 6.15. Over the past 10 years, it has returned a gain of 3%.

While the return on equity of 18.03% is outperforming the sector, return on assets of 1.55% is underperforming 65% of companies in the Global Insurance - Diversified industry.

Cohen with 1.05% of outstanding shares is the largest investor among the gurus followed by Richard Snow (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.47%, Simons with 0.43% and Alan Fournier (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.22%.

US Bancorp (USB) had a negative performance of 6.6% over the past six months. The stock has a total weight of 0.53% in three gurus’ portfolios.

The company generates, transmits and distributes electricity in Argentina. It has a market cap of $84.14 billion. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 14.04. The current stock price of $51.23 is 12.43% below its 52-week high and 5.65% above its 52-week low. Over the past decade, it has returned a gain of 63%.

Over the past five years, the company reported a gain of 5.40% for revenue and 9.10% for its earnings per shares. The return on equity of 12.60% and return on assets of 1.40% are outperforming 76% of other companies in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) with 5.53% followed by First Eagle Investment (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.72% and Mairs and Power (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.41%.

Molson Coors Brewing Co. Class B (TAP) had a negative performance of 16.5% over the past six months. The stock has a total weight of 1.78% in three gurus’ portfolios.

The company operates in brewing activities. It has a market cap of $14.27 billion. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 9.62. The current stock price of $66.09 is 29.71% below its 52-week high and 12.49% above its 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it has returned a gain of 18%.

Over the past five years, its revenue has increased 2.50% and its earnings per share by 7.20%. The return on equity of 11.86% and return on assets of 4.94% are outperforming 54% of companies in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

Diamond Hill Capital (Trades, Portfolio) with 2.74% of outstanding shares is the largest investor among the gurus followed by Lee Ainslie (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.68%, Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.11% and Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.08%.

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

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