Chris Davis

Chris Davis

Last Update: 05-14-2018

Number of Stocks: 146
Number of New Stocks: 13

Total Value: $23,118 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 8%

Countries: USA
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Chris Davis' s Profile & Performance

Profile

Davis Advisors manages more than $60 billion across several different asset classes. Chris Davis is the portfolio manager of Davis Financial Fund.

Web Page:http://www.davisfunds.com/probios.html

Investing Philosophy

Davis purchases durable, well-managed businesses that can be purchased at value prices and held for the long term (average holding period of a stock in the Davis New York Venture Fund is four to seven years). Davis focuses primarily on financial services companies. He looks to buy companies when they are out of favor.

Total Holding History

Performance of Davis Financial Fund

YearReturn (%)S&P500 (%)Excess Gain (%)
201719.2721.71-2.4
201615.0411.993.1
20151.741.240.5
3-Year Cumulative39.6 (11.8%/year)38 (11.3%/year)1.6 (0.5%/year)
201413.0113.47-0.5
201331.4532.3-0.8
5-Year Cumulative107.4 (15.7%/year)107.2 (15.7%/year)0.2 (0%/year)
201218.1515.992.2
2011-9.021.9-10.9
201011.2515.05-3.8
200946.0226.3519.7
2008-45.62-36.79-8.8
10-Year Cumulative96.9 (7%/year)125 (8.4%/year)-28.1 (-1.4%/year)
2007-5.315.14-10.4
200618.7415.852.9
20058.034.833.2
200412.1110.71.4
200336.8628.198.7
15-Year Cumulative267 (9.1%/year)307.7 (9.8%/year)-40.7 (-0.7%/year)
2002-18.98-21.582.6
2001-9.15-11.762.6
200032.16-9.7541.9
1999-0.8520.4-21.2
199814.1728.7-14.5
20-Year Cumulative304.1 (7.2%/year)294.5 (7.1%/year)9.6 (0.1%/year)
199744.5333.4711.1
199631.522.499.0
199550.5138.0412.5
1994-4.550.4-5.0
199314.8710.084.8
25-Year Cumulative1167.5 (10.7%/year)883.9 (9.6%/year)283.6 (1.1%/year)
199232.67.6225.0

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'Who Wouldn’t Want to Be Like Berkshire?' Chris Davis brings rigorous investment and divestment processes to value stock selections
Chris Davis Boosts Alibaba Position in 4th Quarter Guru discloses four new positions in latest portfolio filing, including three REITs
Chris Davis (Trades, Portfolio), manager of the Davis Financial Fund, announced Tuesday he expanded his Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE:BABA) position and introduced four new stocks to his portfolio during fourth-quarter 2017: Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV), Brandywine Reality Trust (NYSE:BDN), American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH) and Invitation Homes Inc. (NYSE:INVH). Read more...
Chris Davis’ Top 3 Buys of the 1st Quarter Guru releases quarterly portfolio
Chris Davis (Trades, Portfolio), portfolio manager of Davis Financial Fund, disclosed on Monday he initiated 13 new positions during the first quarter. The guru’s three top new positions are Shire PLC (NASDAQ:SHPG), Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Ltd. (NYSE:NTB) and iQiyi Inc. (NASDAQ:IQ). Read more...
Chris Davis Reduces Positions in Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan Guru’s largest sales of the 1st quarter
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Intel Corp Hits Milestones in Effort to Reshape Its Focus The company's stock was up nearly 11% after the quarterly release
Intel Corp. (NASDAQ:INTC) hit some major milestones in a fourth quarter of wildly impressive earnings, sending its stock up by almost 11% in Friday afternoon trading. Read more...
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5 Guru Stocks in the Real Estate Industry Welltower, Blackstone Mortgage on the list Pioneer Investments,Chris Davis - 5 Guru Stocks In The Real Estate Industry
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Chris Davis (Trades, Portfolio), portfolio manager of Davis Financial Fund, disclosed on Monday he initiated 13 new positions during the first quarter. The guru’s three top new positions are Shire PLC (NASDAQ:SHPG), Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Ltd. (NYSE:NTB) and iQiyi Inc. (NASDAQ:IQ). More...

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Gurus Celebrate Chinese New Year Together A summary of the top guru holdings in Chinese companies from fourth-quarter 2017 Chris Davis, Pioneer Investments - Gurus Celebrate Chinese New Year Together
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Chris Davis Trims Praxair, American Express, Costco Positions Guru's largest sales of the 4th quarter Chris Davis - Chris Davis Trims Praxair, American Express, Costco Positions
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Tiger Management’s Top 3 Sells Outweigh Top 3 Buys in 4th Quarter Firm discloses quarterly portfolio Julian Robertson, Chris Davis - Tiger Management’s Top 3 Sells Outweigh Top 3 Buys In 4th Quarter
Tiger Management, founded by legendary hedge fund manager Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio), disclosed Wednesday its top three buys and sells for the quarter ending Dec. 31, 2017. The firm divested 88% of its stake in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE:BABA) and its entire stake in two other companies: Celgene Corp. (NASDAQ:CELG) and Boston Scientific Corp. (NYSE:BSX). With the proceeds from these trades, the firm initiated positions in eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY), IQVIA Holdings Inc. (NYSE:IQV) and Comcast Corp. (NASDAQ:CMCSA). More...

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Chris Davis Boosts Alibaba Position in 4th Quarter Guru discloses four new positions in latest portfolio filing, including three REITs Chris Davis - Chris Davis Boosts Alibaba Position In 4th Quarter
Chris Davis (Trades, Portfolio), manager of the Davis Financial Fund, announced Tuesday he expanded his Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE:BABA) position and introduced four new stocks to his portfolio during fourth-quarter 2017: Aptiv PLC (NYSE:APTV), Brandywine Reality Trust (NYSE:BDN), American Homes 4 Rent (NYSE:AMH) and Invitation Homes Inc. (NYSE:INVH). More...

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Intel Corp Hits Milestones in Effort to Reshape Its Focus The company's stock was up nearly 11% after the quarterly release Ken Fisher,Chris Davis, Robert Olstein, David Drem - Intel Corp Hits Milestones In Effort To Reshape Its Focus
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Costco Rises on Earnings Beat Retailer boosted by online sales Chris Davis,Jeremy Grantham - Costco Rises On Earnings Beat
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Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LBTYA) is another example of a dominant, lesser-known business. The company is a leader in cable television and broadband services throughout Europe and is controlled by John Malone, a pioneer in the U.S. cable industry with an outstanding record as a capital allocator. During the past decade, Liberty Global has opportunistically acquired several European cable TV systems, most of which were inefficiently run. We expect Liberty Global to improve the efficiency of these operations substantially over time and seek expansion opportunities in a shareholder friendly manner. More...

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Chris Davis Comments on Adient Guru stock highlight
A representative out-of-the-spotlight business is Adient (NYSE:ADNT), a global manufacturer of automotive seating and interiors that was spun-off from Johnson Controls in October 2016. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, the company is the industry’s leading seating supplier delivering 25 million seating systems per year to 40 different original equipment manufacturers. Adient is an attractive new addition to our Portfolio given its seasoned management team, dominant market share and low valuation. More...

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Chris Davis Comments on Amazon Guru stock highlight
Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), an e-commerce giant that has profoundly reshaped the retail industry over the years, is another example of a market leader in the Portfolio. Borrowing a concept from Costco, Amazon offers an optional membership-based business model through its Amazon Prime service. In addition to its retail business, Amazon has a state-of-the-art, rapidly growing web services business that enables companies and other organizations to outsource their computer systems to Amazon’s digital cloud. More...

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