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Tiziano Frateschi
Tiziano Frateschi
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Lee Ainslie Slims Facebook, Alphabet Positions

Guru's largest sales of the 3rd quarter

Lee Ainslie (Trades, Portfolio), head of hedge fund Maverick Capital, sold shares of the following stocks during the third quarter.

The guru trimmed his Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) holding by 98.51%. The trade had an impact of -5.51% on the portfolio.

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The social network has a market cap of $395.52 billion and an enterprise value of $354.31 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 25.46% and return on assets of 22.40% are outperforming 85% of companies in the Global Internet Content and Information industry. Its financial strength is rated 9 out of 10, with no debt.

The company's largest shareholder among the gurus is Frank Sands (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.28% of outstanding shares, followed by Spiros Segalas (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.22%, Chris Davis (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.17% and Chase Coleman (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.16%.

Ainslie curbed his Alphabet Inc. Class C (NASDAQ:GOOG) position by 98.76%. The trade had an impact of -5.26% on the portfolio.

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The company, which provides internet content products and portals, has a market cap of $731.85 billion and an enterprise value of $629.42 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 11.70% and return on assets of 9.14% are outperforming 56% of companies in the Global Internet Content and Information industry. Its financial strength is rated 9 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 26.70 is above the industry median of 7.46.

The largest shareholder of the company is Dodge & Cox with 0.45% of outstanding shares, followed by PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.32%, Davis with 0.15% and Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.13%.

The ivestor exited his Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) stake. The trade had an impact of -4.23% on the portfolio.

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The discount retailer has a market cap of $20.33 billion and an enterprise value of $24.73 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 25.09% and return on assets of 10.78% are outperforming 89% of companies in the Global Discount Stores industry. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.13 is below the industry median of 0.55.

Chuck Akre (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest shareholder among the gurus with 2.14% of outstanding shares, followed by Larry Robbins (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.15%, Pioneer Investments with 0.22% and Jana Partners (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.16%.

The guru exited his Envision Healthcare Corp. (NYSE:EVHC) stake. The trade impacted the portfolio by -3.47%.

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The company, which provides physician-led and medical transportation services, has a market cap of $5.58 billion and an enterprise value of $10.27 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The return on equity of -29.05% and return on assets of -11.24% are underperforming 79% of companies in the Global Medical Care industry. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.13 is below the industry median of 0.28.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.33% of outstanding shares, followed by Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.13%, Prem Watsa (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.03% and Pioneer Investments with 0.01%.

The Mohawk Industries Inc. (NYSE:MHK) holding was reduced 87.97%, impacting the portfolio by -3.28%.

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The flooring manufacturer has a market cap of $9.54 billion and an enterprise value of $12.32 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The return on equity of 12.08% and the return on assets of 7% are outperforming 68% of companies in the Global Home Furnishings and Fixtures industry. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.03 is below the industry median of 1.05.

First Pacific Advisors (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest shareholder among the gurus with 2.13% of outstanding shares, followed by Ruane Cunniff (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.84%, Steven Romick (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.68% and Robbins with 0.41%.

The DowDuPont Inc. (DWDP) position was trimmed 48.54%, impacting the portfolio by -1.40%.

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The global chemicals and materials company has a market cap of $131.05 billion and an enterprise value of $160.56 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 5 out of 10. The return on equity of 2.09% and return on assets of 1.10% are underperforming 79% of companies in the Global Chemicals industry. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.21 is below the industry median of 0.72.

The largest guru shareholder of the company is Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 0.92% of outstanding shares, followed by Daniel Loeb (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.53%, Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.45% and Robbins with 0.44%.

The Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) position was cut by 95.22%, impacting the portfolio by -1.40%.

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The payments technology company has a market cap of $319.66 billion and an enterprise value of $330.05 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 29.66% and return on assets of 15.08% are outperforming 86% of companies in the Global Credit Services industry. Its financial strength is rated 7 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.70 is below the industry median of 8.43.

Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder with 0.79% of outstanding shares, followed by Sands with 0.76% and Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.46%.

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

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