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Tiziano Frateschi
Tiziano Frateschi
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7 Stocks George Soros Continues to Buy

Advanced Micro Devices makes the list

Legendary investor George Soros (Trades, Portfolio) bought shares of the following stocks in both the first and second quarters of 2018.

Martin Marietta Materials Inc. (NYSE:MLM)

In the first quarter, the guru increased his position by 56.54% and added 20.90% in the second quarter.

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With a market cap of $13.09 billion, the company supplies aggregates products for the construction of nonresidential and residential projects. Its revenue of $4.06 billion has grown 7.50% over the last five years.

Tom Russo (Trades, Portfolio) is the largest shareholder of the company among the gurus with 3.16% of outstanding shares, followed by First Eagle Investment (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.78% and Ron Baron (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.17%.

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD)

The investor boosted his holding by 1,390% in the first quarter and by 90.15% in the second quarter.

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The company, which produces microprocessors and low-power processor solutions, has a market cap of $24.02 billion. Its revenue of $5.3 billion has declined 8.40% over the last five years.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.76% of outstanding shares, followed by Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.32% and Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.16%.

Regions Financial Corp. (NYSE:RF)

Soros increased his position 63.47% in the first quarter and 31.25% in the second quarter.

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With a market cap of $21.48 billion, the company provides banking and bank-related services to individual and corporate customers. It’s revenue of $5.73 billion has increased 5% over the last five years.

Richard Pzena (Trades, Portfolio) is the largest guru shareholder of the company with 0.44% of outstanding shares, followed by Pioneer Investments with 0.12% and Soros with 0.06%.

CME Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME)

In the first quarter, the guru boosted the holding by 153.42% and added 4.75% in the second quarter.

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The operator of financial exchanges has a market cap of $57.89 billion. Its revenue of $3.6 billion has grown 4.80% over the last five years.

The company's largest guru shareholder is PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.59% of outstanding shares, followed by Pioneer Investments with 0.35% and David Carlson (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.2%.

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL)

The guru boosted his holding 311.73% in the first quarter and then added another 21.44% in the second quarter.

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With a market cap of $13.44 billion, the company operates in the construction industry. Its revenue of $2.44 billion has declined 6.80% over the last five years.

With 0.45% of outstanding shares, Pioneer Investments is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Soros with 0.23% and Simons with 0.23%.

LPL Financial Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:LPLA)

Soros increased his stake 86.90% in the first quarter and 106.64% in the second quarter.

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With a market cap of $5.93 billion, it is a broker-dealer company. Its revenue of $4.1 billion has grown 9.90% over the last five years

The largest shareholder among the gurus is First Pacific Advisors (Trades, Portfolio) with 3.95% of outstanding shares, followed by Steven Romick (Trades, Portfolio) with 3.58%, Simons with 1.38% and Cohen with 1.21%.

NXP Semiconductors NV (NASDAQ:NXPI)

In the first quarter, the investor increased the holding 54.16% and then boosted it 138.28% in the second quarter.

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The semiconductor company has a market cap of $31.86 billion. It has a revenue of $9.2 billion has grown 9.80% over the last five years.

Paul Singer (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 5.01% of outstanding shares.

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

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Tiziano Frateschi
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