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Department store giant reigned in after large 1st-quarter addition

Yacktman Asset Management (Trades, Portfolio) has revealed a reduction in its Macy's Inc. (M) holding according to GuruFocus' Real-Time Picks, a Premium feature.

The firm employs a disciplined investment strategy. The team buys growing companies with value fundamentals to combine the best aspects of both strategies. Potential investments must come at a low purchase price and feature good business practices with shareholder-orientated management.

On Nov. 30, the firm sold shares for the second time this year. The Macy's holding was reduced by 21.35% with the sale of 7.49 million shares. During the day of

215 Views    Graham Griffin    2020-12-10 21:15
Paul Tudor Jones' firm puts the spotlight on acquisition plays

Tudor Investment Corp. recently disclosed its portfolio updates for the third quarter of 2020, which ended on Sept. 30.

Founded by Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) II in 1980, Tudor Investment has since grown into a global firm with offices in Connecticut, New York, Palm Beach, London, Singapore and Sydney. The firm is perhaps best known for its discretionary macro trading, and it focuses on model-driven and systematic investment approaches. The firm believes that it is necessary to continuously innovate its strategies in order to keep and expand its edge in ever-evolving markets.

Based on its investing

350 Views    Margaret Moran    2020-11-30 22:56
Merger arbitrage specialist releases 3rd-quarter portfolio

John Paulson (Trades, Portfolio), head of investment firm Paulson & Co., disclosed his third-quarter portfolio earlier this month.

With the long-term goal of capital preservation, above-average returns and low correlation to the market, the guru's New York-based firm specializes in event-driven arbitrage strategies, including merger arbitrage, bankruptcy reorganizations and distressed credit.

Sticking to his strategy, the investor revealed he established only one new position during the quarter, sold out of one holding and added to or trimmed a number of other existing investments. Notable transactions included the addition of Lear Corp. (LEA), the divestment of TD Ameritrade

225 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2020-11-23 19:28
The guru made additions to the portfolio in the financial sector

Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio), founder of Tudor Investment Corp., has revealed his second-quarter portfolio. Major changes include the Allergan PLC stake being dissolved, adding to his holdings of TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (AMTD) and E*TRADE Financial Corp. (ETFC) and new buys in Advanced Disposal Services Inc. (ADSW) and PG&E Corp. (PCG).

Tudor Investment Corp. is best known for discretionary macro trading and has significant experience and capabilities in model-driven and systematic approaches. They believe that companies must continually innovate in order to compete in rapidly evolving markets.

Portfolio overview

The portfolio contains 1,139 stocks,

433 Views    Graham Griffin    2020-08-28 20:52
Merger arbitrage specialist releases 2nd-quarter portfolio

John Paulson (Trades, Portfolio), head of investment firm Paulson & Co., disclosed his second-quarter portfolio earlier this month.

With the long-term goal of capital preservation, above-average returns and low correlation to the market, the guru's New York-based firm specializes in event-driven arbitrage strategies, including merger arbitrage, bankruptcy reorganizations and distressed credit.

Sticking to these criteria, the investor revealed he established four new positions during the quarter, exited seven stocks and added to or reduced a number of other holdings. Notable transactions included the addition of TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (AMTD) to the portfolio, as well as significant

278 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2020-08-25 16:30
Firm's biggest trades of fourth-quarter 2019

Diamond Hill Capital (Trades, Portfolio) recently disclosed its portfolio updates for the fourth quarter of 2019.

Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, Diamond Hill Capital identifies itself as an independent investment management firm that seeks to align employee interests with investor interests by investing in the same portfolios. Its strategy is to maintain a long-term focus based on fundamental, ground-up analysis of a company’s intrinsic value, as determined by factors such as market position, competition, management, valuation and growth prospects. The funds focus on buying undervalued companies that have a solid and proven foundation for

87 Views    Margaret Moran    2020-02-10 20:36
The elimination of trading commissions cuts into fiscal first-quarter earnings, but increases assets under management

After market close on Jan. 21, TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (AMTD) reported earnings for its first quarter of fiscal 2020, which ended on Dec. 31.

Revenue for the quarter came in at $1.29 billion, compared to $1.48 billion in the prior-year quarter, which is in line with analyst estimates of $1.29 billion. Diluted earnings per share came in at 70 cents, compared to $1.07 in the prior-year quarter and below analyst estimates of 76 cents. Net income was $379 million, lower than the prior-year amount of $499 million but not as bad as the company’s initial estimates that revenue would

110 Views    Margaret Moran    2020-01-22 21:32
Their yields more than double the 20-year high-quality market corporate bonds' spot rate

In order to uncover value opportunities, investors may want to pick stocks whose earnings yields have more than doubled the returns of 20-year high-quality market corporate bonds.

These bonds grant their holders a 3.51% monthly spot rate. Also, as these securities correspond to corporate loans issued by triple-A, double-A and single-A-rated companies, they imply a very low investment risk for both bondholders and shareholders.

The following stocks may represent an opportunity for investors, as they have recently topped the spot rate for 20-year high-quality market corporate bonds, showing an earnings return of more than 7.02%.

TD Ameritrade

The first company

68 Views    Alberto Abaterusso    2020-01-21 16:20
A fund supermarket facing both tailwinds and headwinds

UK-based Hargreaves Lansdown (LSE:HL.) operates the country's largest direct to investor investment service, administering over £85 billion British Pounds (approximately $111 billion USD) of investments for 1,136,000 active clients.

Peter Hargreaves and Stephen Lansdown founded the company in a spare bedroom in Clifton in 1981 and oversaw its development into a financially secure, profitable FTSE-100 entity. Although no longer involved with day-to-day management, both founders remain as significant shareholders of the company, with an aggregate 41% ownership. Meanwhile, the current management accounts for less than 1% insider ownership.

Hargreaves Lansdown generates most of its sales from platform

194 Views    Steven Chen    2020-01-10 17:24
The situation surrounding the all-stock deal is vastly different from the reason for the rule

On Monday, Nov. 23, Charles Schwab Corp. (SCHW) announced its $26 billion all-stock deal to acquire fellow online broker TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (AMTD). The deal is expected to be completed in late 2020, after which Schwab shareholders will own 69% of the combined company. Each TD Ameritrade share will be bought for 1.0837 Schwab shares, which will result in TD Ameritrade’s largest shareholder, Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD), getting a 13% stake, while the remaining 18% will go to TD Ameritrade’s other shareholders.

Following the announcement of the deal, headlines started rolling out about how the deal breaks Warren Buffett

252 Views    Margaret Moran    2019-12-04 22:17
Altria makes the list

According to the GuruFocus All-In-One Screener as of Wednesday, the following companies look cheap since they are trading with low price-sales ratios.

Greene County Bancorp Inc. (GCBC) is trading around $28 per share with a price-sales ratio of 4.97 and a price-earnings ratio of 13.62.


The holding company has a market cap of $245 million. The stock has risen at an annualized rate of 14.37% over the past decade.

The discounted cash flow calculator gives the stock a fair value of $40.42, suggesting it is undervalued by 28.9%.

Graco Inc. (GGG) is trading around

111 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2019-12-04 20:40
Firm of former US vice president keeps adding to Google-parent position

According to top-holdings statistics, a GuruFocus Premium feature, the top-five holdings of Al Gore (Trades, Portfolio)’s Generation Investment Management as of the third quarter are Alphabet Inc. (GOOG), Charles Schwab Corp. (SCHW), Dentsply Sirona Inc. (XRAY), Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (CTSH) and Deere & Co. (DE).

Gore, former U.S. vice president under Bill Clinton, co-founded the London-based firm in 2004 with David Blood. Generation focuses on a long-term investment prospective, emphasizing the sustainability within markets with companies that strategically manage their economic, social and environmental performances.


As of quarter-end,

471 Views    James Li    2019-11-27 20:22
Guru's firm buys Brookfield, sells Ameritrade and Ubiquiti

Chuck Akre (Trades, Portfolio)’s Akre Capital Management recently disclosed its portfolio updates for the third quarter of 2019. During the quarter, the firm established new holdings in Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (BAM), Ollie's Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc. (OLLI) and The Descartes Systems Group Inc. (DSGX). It also sold out of Ubiquiti Inc. (UI), TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (AMTD) and Diamond Hill Investment Group Inc. (DHIL). Major additions to existing positions include Holdings Inc. (ALRM), while major reductions include Enstar Group Ltd. (ESGR).

Akre Capital Management is an asset management firm founded in 1989 and headquartered in

486 Views    Margaret Moran    2019-11-18 21:25
Whose diversification models should we follow: Buffett and Ruane's, or Brandes and Tweedy Browne's?

In reviewing the investing styles of nine prominent value investing gurus, the authors of "Strategic Value Investing: Practical Techniques of Leading Value Investors" made diversification one of their criteria. Some of the investors they researched, like Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) and Bill Ruane, ran relatively concentrated portfolios, while Charles Brandes (Trades, Portfolio) and the leadership team at Tweedy Browne operated more diverse portfolios.

According to the authors, it does not take many stocks to be diversified. Stephen Horan, Robert R. Johnson and Thomas Robinson cited a study that

162 Views    Robert Abbott    2019-09-16 15:58
A look at a leader in the financial services industry

Charles Schwab Corp. (SCHW) is a leader in the financial services industry. The company, which traces its roots to the deregulation of brokerage commissions in the 1970s, is a provider of retail brokerage and banking services for individuals, as well as custodial, trading and support services for roughly 7,500 independent registered investment advisors (RIAs) across the country.

Schwab ended 2018 with more than 10 million active brokerage accounts (with an average value of roughly $300,000), a level that has been reached through years of steady growth:

Growth in active brokerage accounts, along with the

881 Views    The Science of Hitting    2019-07-08 14:56
Bridgewater increases emerging markets and buys many common stocks

Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund, saw 39% turnover in its public equity portfolio with its purchase of 83 stocks in the first quarter.

The Connecticut-based firm, where founder [url=]Ray Dalio[/url] ([url=]Trades[/url], [url=]Portfolio[/url]) is co-chief investment officer and co-chairman, operates on macroeconomic principles. Its vast portfolio of 303 positions across its strategies remained dominated by exchange-traded funds representing emerging markets and the U.S. market at the end of the quarter. Together, the ETFs encompass more than 60% of holdings. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets (VWO) was the largest at 19.17% of holdings after the firm increased the position by almost

6057 Views    Holly LaFon    2019-05-15 20:51
The company's commitment to technology, customer service has increased with a deeper relationship with Certent

Shares of TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (AMTD) are up over 8.79% year to date. The financial services company recently announced a new partnership with Certent, which will allow it to make significant investments in the company’s stock plan business.

TD Ameritrade’s expanded relationship with Certent will allow for enhanced administration services for the company’s equity compensation plans, along with stock plan services and investment in technology solutions.

The Omaha, Nebraska-based company has continued to drive growth in recent quarters. It has also gained market share despite commissions of $6.95 per trade, while competitors are offering commissions as low

85 Views    Jacob Maslow    2019-03-21 21:56
Guru's largest buys of 1st quarter

The founder of Akre Capital Management LLCÂ Chuck Akre (Trades, Portfolio) bought shares in the following stocks in the first quarter.

The guru acquired 4.8 million shares in KKR & Co. LP (KKR), impacting the portfolio by 1.28%.


The company invests across multiple asset classes including private equity, energy, infrastructure, real estate and many others. It has a market cap of $11.21 billion and an enterprise value of $44.67 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 1 out of 10. While its return on equity (ROE) of

89 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2018-05-25 15:47
TD Ameritrade, Whirlpool post weak financial results

Shares of TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (AMTD) fell in after-hours trading on Monday after announcing its first-quarter results. The company registered earnings per share of 73 cents on revenue of $1.42 billion, a 57.1% year-over-year increase. The company fell short of earnings estimates by 1 cent, but managed to beat revenue expectations by $40 million.

During the quarter, net new client assets reached about $22.2 billion, which represents an annualized growth rate of 8%. The number of average client trades per day was 943,000, up 82% year over year. Client assets were $1.2 trillion, up 40% year over year.


45 Views    Omar Venerio    2018-04-23 21:29
Some have impressive earnings projections for 2018

The stock market has been relatively choppy over the last 12 months. However, the main upward-trending movement has prevailed amidst the storm, which in general, tends to be a good thing for the market. This is because both long-term and short-term investors can benefit by employing different investing strategies.

For long-term investors, if the upward trending movement is maintained, then they are likely to hold on to their stocks longer while adding to their positions when pullbacks occur. On the other hand, short-term investors have capitalized on the short-term pullbacks and rebounds in the market by buying and selling at

54 Views    Nicholas Kitonyi    2018-04-22 14:49

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2020-10-05 $ 39.97 (-2.08%)
2020-10-02 $ 40.82 (-0.24%)
2020-10-01 $ 40.92 (4.52%)
2020-09-30 $ 39.15 (1.06%)
2020-09-29 $ 38.74 (-1.1%)
2020-09-28 $ 39.17 (3.57%)
2020-09-25 $ 37.82 (1.8%)
2020-09-24 $ 37.15 (-1.3%)
2020-09-23 $ 37.64 (-0.58%)
2020-09-22 $ 37.86 (-0.73%)
2020-09-14 $ 38.61 (1.29%)
2020-09-09 $ 37.88 (1.07%)
2020-09-08 $ 37.48 (-4.12%)
2020-09-07 $ 39.09 (%)
2020-09-04 $ 39.09 (2.14%)
2020-09-02 $ 38.87 (0.47%)
2020-09-01 $ 38.69 (0.81%)
2020-08-31 $ 38.38 (-2.04%)
2020-08-28 $ 39.18 (0.33%)
2020-08-27 $ 39.05 (1.77%)
2020-08-26 $ 38.37 (-0.29%)
2020-08-25 $ 38.48 (1.24%)
2020-08-24 $ 38.01 (1.85%)
2020-08-21 $ 37.32 (-0.24%)
2020-08-20 $ 37.41 (-3.18%)
2020-08-19 $ 38.64 (2.14%)
2020-08-18 $ 37.83 (0.91%)
2020-08-17 $ 37.49 (-1.21%)
2020-08-14 $ 37.95 (1.36%)
2020-08-13 $ 37.44 (-0.72%)
2020-08-11 $ 37.8 (3.34%)
2020-08-10 $ 36.58 (-0.71%)
2020-08-06 $ 35.85 (-3.19%)
2020-08-04 $ 36.78 (1.88%)
2020-07-29 $ 36.82 (1.1%)
2020-07-27 $ 36.58 (-3.15%)
2020-07-24 $ 37.77 (-0.76%)
2020-07-22 $ 37.68 (-1.02%)
2020-07-21 $ 38.07 (4.04%)
2020-07-20 $ 36.59 (1.27%)
2020-07-16 $ 37.74 (-2.23%)
2020-07-15 $ 38.6 (3.32%)
2020-07-14 $ 37.36 (0.57%)
2020-07-13 $ 37.15 (-1.3%)
2020-07-10 $ 37.64 (2.81%)
2020-07-03 $ 35.99 (%)
2020-07-02 $ 35.99 (0.95%)
2020-06-24 $ 36.48 (-5.88%)
2020-06-12 $ 39.28 (0.54%)
2020-06-05 $ 46.23 (2.53%)
2020-06-03 $ 41.37 (6.6%)
2020-05-27 $ 38.81 (7.81%)
2020-05-22 $ 34.07 (-1.22%)
2020-05-15 $ 34.42 (0.56%)
2020-05-14 $ 34.42 (0.56%)
2020-05-12 $ 35.49 (-3.93%)
2020-05-08 $ 37.89 (3.52%)
2020-05-07 $ 36.6 (2.01%)
2020-04-28 $ 38.58 (0.92%)
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