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Tiziano Frateschi
Tiziano Frateschi
Articles (2008)  | Author's Website |

Richard Snow Adds to Apple, Buys General Dynamics

Guru's largest buys of the 1st quarter

Richard Snow (Trades, Portfolio), the founder and chief investment officer of Snow Capital Management,  bought shares of the following stocks during the first quarter.

The guru added 71.79% to his Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) holding. The trade had an impact of 1.31% on the portfolio.

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The consumer electronic devices manufacturer has a market cap of $869.60 billion and an enterprise value of $902.14 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 49.91% and return on assets of 15.90% are outperforming 94% of companies in the Consumer Electronics industry. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.71 is below the industry median of 1.26.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) with 5.42% of outstanding shares, followed by Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.28% and Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.22%.

The investor established a new position in General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE:GD), buying 105,136 shares. The trade had an impact of 1.12% on the portfolio.

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The company, which manufactures submarines, armored vehicles and information technology systems, has a market cap of $48.06 billion and an enterprise value of $60.93 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 6 out of 10. The return on equity of 27.20% and return on assets of 7.34% are outperforming 84% of companies in the Aerospace and Defense industry. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10. The equity-asset ratio of 0.05 is below the industry median of 0.53.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 0.85% of outstanding shares, followed by PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.24%, Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)’ Renaissance Technologies with 0.23% and Tom Gayner (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.13%.

Snow added 65.43% to his JetBlue Airways Corp. (NASDAQ:JBLU) stake. The portfolio was impacted by 0.92%.

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The airline has a market cap of $5.36 billion and an enterprise value of $6.02 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 3.09% and return on assets of 1.36% are outperforming 68% of companies in the Airlines industry. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.57 is above the industry median of 0.54.

The largest guru shareholder of the company is PRIMECAP Management with 7.48% of outstanding shares, followed by Donald Smith (Trades, Portfolio) with 3.0%, Simons’ firm with 2.01% and Snow’s firm with 0.74%.

The investor boosted his Magellan Health Inc. (NASDAQ:MGLN) holding by 373.05%, impacting the portfolio by 0.69%.

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The health care management services provider has a market cap of $1.63 billion and an enterprise value of $1.73 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. While the return on equity of 1.01% is underperforming the sector, the return on assets of 0.43% is outperforming 50% of companies in the Health Care Plans industry. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.86 is below the industry median of 1.15.

The largest guru shareholder of the company is Simons’ firm with 2.87% of outstanding shares, followed by Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) with 2.77% and Fisher with 1.18%.

The PulteGroup Inc. (NYSE:PHM) holding was boosted by 318.54%. The portfolio was impacted by 0.66%.

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The homebuilder has a market cap of $9 billion and an enterprise value of $10.87 billion.

GuruFocus gives the holding company a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 21.63% and return on assets of 10.19% are outperforming 82% of companies in the Residential Construction industry. Its financial strength is rated 7 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.43 is above the industry median of 0.35.

The largest guru shareholder of the company is Simons’ firm with 0.88% of outstanding shares, followed by Pioneer Investments with 0.29% and Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.24%.

The guru increased his DowDuPont Inc. (DWDP) position by 24.6%, impacting the portfolio by 0.29%.

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The chemical company has a market cap of $69.57 billion and an enterprise value of $101.53 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 5 out of 10. The return on equity of 3.37% and return on assets of 1.73% are underperforming 79% of companies in the Chemicals industry. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.28 is below the industry median of 0.72.

The largest guru shareholder of the company is Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 1.08% of outstanding shares, followed by Daniel Loeb (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.39% and the T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.33%.

Snow added 103.56% to his Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS) position. The portfolio was impacted by 0.17%.

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The investment bank has a market cap of $72.23 billion and an enterprise value of $285.20 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 3 out of 10. The return on equity of 10.64% and return on assets of 1.04% are underperforming 68% of companies in the Capital Markets industry. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.30 is below the industry median of 5.11.

The largest guru shareholder of the company is Buffett with 5.02% of outstanding shares, followed by Dodge & Cox with 3.11% and Hotchkis & Wiley with 0.81%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned.

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Tiziano Frateschi
You can read about me on www.theextraincome.info, which gives suggestions on position trading.

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