5 Real Estate Stocks in Gurus' Portfolios

Green Brick Partners, Zillow top the list

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Tiziano Frateschi
Sep 13, 2018
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According to the GuruFocus All-In-One Screener, the following real estate stocks are popular among gurus.

Green Brick Partners Inc. (

GRBK, Financial) is held by eight gurus

The homebuilding and land development company has a market cap of $509.74 million. Its revenue of $533.36 million has not significantly changed over the last 10 years.

The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 18.96. The current price of $9.75 is 19.60% below its 52-week high and 12.92% above its 52-week low. Over the last 10 years, it has returned a loss of 28%.

With 47.55% of outstanding shares, 

David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by John Rogers (Trades, Portfolio) with 3.39% and Daniel Loeb (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.86%.

Six gurus are invested in Zillow Group Inc. (

Z, Financial)

With a market cap of $9.3 billion, the company provides real estate information on mobile and internet platforms. Its revenue of $1.18 billion has grown 37.20% over the last five years.

The stock is trading with a forward price-earnings ratio of 62.50. The current price of $46.74 is 28% below its 52-week high and 22% above its 52-week low. Over the past 10 decade, it has returned a gain of 68%.

The company’s largest shareholder among the gurus is

Louis Moore Bacon (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.35% of outstanding shares, followed by Ron Baron (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.31% and Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.08%.

Realogy Holdings Corp. (

RLGY, Financial) is held by five gurus

The company offers residential real estate services. It has a market cap of $2.49 billion. Its revenue of $6.16 billion has decreased 12.80% over the last 10 years.

The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 6.90. The current price of $20.09 is 41% below its 52-week high and 3.10% above its 52-week low. Over the past decade, it has returned a loss of 41%.

With 6.2% of outstanding shares, 

Mason Hawkins (Trades, Portfolio) is the largest guru shareholder of the company, followed by Richard Pzena (Trades, Portfolio) with 2.47%, Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.04% and Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.02%.

Four gurus have positions in Ladder Capital Corp. (

LADR, Financial)

The real estate investment trust has a market cap of $1.93 billion and its revenue of $389 million has decreased 17.8% over the last five years.

The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 9.92. The current price of $17.35 is 0.57% below its 52-week high and 31.14% above its 52-week low.

The company’s largest shareholder among the gurus is

Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.83% of outstanding shares.

Spirit Realty Capital Inc. (

SRC, Financial) is held by four gurus

The real estate investment trust, which leases properties throughout the U.S., has a market cap of $3.57 billion. Its revenue of $603 million has decreased 2.40% over the past decade.

The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 49.00. The current price of $8.33 is 5.83% below its 52-week high and 13.42% above its 52-week low. Over the last 10 years, it has returned a gain of 18%.

Simons is the company's largest guru shareholder with 1.87% of outstanding shares, followed by Pioneer Investments with 0.13% and Jones with 0.03%.

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

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