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Tiziano Frateschi
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Primecap Management Trims Eli Lilly Position

Firm's largest sales of the 4th quarter

Investment firm PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) sold shares of the following stocks during the fourth quarter.

The firm trimmed 7.64% off its Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE:LLY) stake. The trade had an impact of -0.30% on the portfolio.

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The pharmaceutical company has a market cap of $126.58 billion and an enterprise value of $131.29 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The return on equity of 24.62% and return on assets of 7.37% are underperforming 66% of companies in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Major industry. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10. The equity-asset ratio of 0.29 is below the industry median of 0.64.

The largest guru shareholder of the company is Primecap with 4.78% of outstanding shares, followed by Dodge & Cox with 2.74%, the Vanguard Health Care Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.79% and Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.36%.

The firm's holding of Dell-VMWare tracking stock (NYSE:DVMT) was eliminated. The trade had an impact of -0.24% on the portfolio.

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In conjunction with becoming a public company once again, Dell Technologies Inc. (NYSE:DELL) announced in December it was buying back the VMware tracking stock from shareholders for $120 per share. Shareholders could also opt to receive Dell stock in exchange for their shares. 

Primecap reduced its Adobe Inc. (NASDAQ:ADBE) stake by 5.17%. The trade had an impact of -0.20% on the portfolio.

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The company, which provides software and services for content creation, digital advertising and marketing, has a market cap of $127.48 billion and an enterprise value of $128.37 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 29.42% and return on assets of 16.43% are outperforming 89% of companies in the Global Software - Application industry. Its financial strength is rated 7 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.78 is below the industry median of 4.27.

Another notable guru shareholder of the company is Steve Mandel (Trades, Portfolio) with 4.07% of outstanding shares, followed by Frank Sands (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.86%, Spiros Segalas (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.73% and Fisher with 0.33%.

The NetApp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP) position was curbed 7.05%, impacting the portfolio by -0.16%.

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The company, which designs and manufactures high-performance storage and data management solutions, has a market cap of $16.91 billion and an enterprise value of $14.4 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 58.49% and return on assets of 11.47% are underperforming 70% of companies in the Global Data Storage industry. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 2.40 is above the industry median of 1.32.

Another notable guru shareholder is Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)’ Renaissance Technologies with 1.55% of outstanding shares, followed by Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.19% and Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.13%.

The investment firm reduced its Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) stake by 4.56%, impacting the portfolio by -0.13%.

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The company, which operates in biotechnology-based human therapeutics, has a market cap of $120.07 billion and an enterprise value of $124.7 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 50.80% and return on assets of 11.90% are outperforming 83% of companies in the Global Biotechnology industry. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.86 is below the industry median of 64.02.

Another notable guru shareholder of the company is Simons’ firm with 0.65% of outstanding shares, followed by Pioneer Investments with 0.23%, Richard Pzena (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.19% and the Smead Value Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.06%.

The firm curbed its Nvidia Corp. (NASDAQ:NVDA) position by 10.04%. The trade impacted the portfolio by -0.13%.

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The company, which develops graphics processing units, has a market cap of $92.21 billion and an enterprise value of $86.61 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 58.96% and return on assets of 39.73% are outperforming 98% of companies in the Global Semiconductors industry. Its financial strength is rated 8 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 3.82 is above the industry median of 1.69.

Another notable guru shareholder of the company is Segalas with 0.61% of outstanding shares, followed by Mandel with 0.37%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned.

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