Julian Robertson Exits PayPal, Cuts Alibaba

Guru's largest sales of 4th quarter

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Tiziano Frateschi
Feb 18, 2019
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Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio)s Tiger Management sold shares of the following stocks during the fourth quarter.

The guru sold out his Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO) holding. The trade had an impact of -2.54% on the portfolio.

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The company, which provides data networking equipment and software, has a market cap of $217.6 billion and an enterprise value of $202.85 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 28.40% and return on assets of 11.44% are outperforming 70% of companies in the Global Communication Equipment industry. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 1.58 is below the industry median of 2.0.

The largest guru shareholder of the company is Dodge & Cox with 0.71% of outstanding shares, followed by

Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.61%, PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.51% and Tweedy Browne (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.18%.

The guru reduced his class-A shares of Facebook Inc. (FB) by 86.63%. The trade had an impact of -2.47% on the portfolio.

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The online social network has a market cap of $465 billion and an enterprise value of $427.79 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 27.93% and return on assets of 24.38% are outperforming 85% of companies in the Global Internet Content and Information industry. Its financial strength is rated 9 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 41.49 is above the industry median of 7.46.

The company's largest guru shareholder is

Steve Mandel (Trades, Portfolio)s Lone Pine Capital with 0.23% of outstanding shares, followed by Jim Simons ' (Trades, Portfolio) Renaissance Technologies with 0.21% and Spiros Segalas (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.21%.

The guru sold 69.17% of his shares of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (BABA), impacting the portfolio by -2.37%.

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The online and mobile commerce company has a market cap of $430.06 billion and an enterprise value of $439.26 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 17.09% and return on assets of 8.62% are outperforming 83% of companies in the Global Specialty Retail industry. Its financial strength is rated 7 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 1.47 is above the industry median of 0.99.

The largest guru shareholder is

PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.59% of outstanding shares, followed by Franks Sands Capital Management with 0.58%, Fisher with 0.44% and Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio)s Viking Global Investors LP with 0.39%.

The PayPal Holdings Inc. (PYPL) position was closed, impacting the portfolio by -2.27%.

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The technology platform company has a market cap of $110.77 billion and an enterprise value of $103.66 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 13.51% and return on assets of 4.86% are outperforming 66% of companies in the Global Credit Services industry. Its financial strength is rated 7 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 4.56 is below the industry median of 8.43.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Mandels firm with 0.49% of outstanding shares, followed by

Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.4% and Daniel Loeb (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.34%.

The gurus position in class A shares of PagSeguro Digital Ltd. (PAGS) was exited. The trade had an impact of -1.08% on the portfolio.

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The financial technology solutions provider has a market cap of $7.64 billion and an enterprise value of $7.04 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 3 out of 10. The return on equity of 22.18% and return on assets of 11.26% are outperforming 83% of companies in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry. Its financial strength is rated 8 out of 10 with no debt.

The largest guru shareholder is

Ron Baron (Trades, Portfolio) with 1.03 % of outstanding shares, followed by Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio)s Point72 Asset Management with 0.81%, Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.17% and Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.01%.

The guru curbed his shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. (RCL) by 35.39%. The trade impacted the portfolio by -0.92%.

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The global cruise company has a market cap of $24.5 billion and an enterprise value of $34.42 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 16.59% and return on assets of 7.24% are outperforming 77% of companies in the Global Leisure industry. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.03 is below the industry median of 0.71.

The company's largest guru shareholder is

PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 4.59% of outstanding shares, followed by Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 1.31%, Cohens Point72 Asset Management with 0.35%, John Rogers (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.32% and Ken Heebner (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.27%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned.

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