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Visa and Cigna make the list

Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio)’s Viking Global Investors bought shares of the following stocks in both the fourth quarter of 2019 and the first quarter of 2020.

Assurant

The firm raised the Assurant Inc. (AIZ) position by 31.64% in the fourth quarter and then added 15.43% in the first quarter. The stock has a weight of 1.16% in the portfolio.

The company, which operates in the insurance industry, has a market cap of $6.23 billion. Its revenue of $10.20 billion has risen 0.90% over the last five years.

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Halvorsen is the

119 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2020-05-29 16:13
Guru also invests in an ETF

Weitz Investment Management’s Wallace Weitz (Trades, Portfolio) disclosed seven new holdings in his portfolio for the first quarter of the year, which was released earlier this week.

When picking stocks, the guru’s Omaha, Nebraska-based firm combines Benjamin Graham’s principles of price sensitivity and insistence on margin of safety with a conviction that qualitative factors that allow the company to control its future can be more important than statistical metrics like book value and earnings.

With these criteria in mind, Weitz took positions in CoStar Group Inc. (CSGP), S&P Global Inc. (SPGI), Heico Corp. (HEI.A), IDEX Corp. (IEX),

640 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2020-05-12 15:51
Guru explains his market views in a Bloomberg interview

Rewnowned investor Howard Marks (Trades, Portfolio) is the chairman of Oaktree Capital. On March 6, he discussed his his market views amidst the covid-19 crisis with Bloomberg. Marks is a measured observer of market cycles, so it is prudent to pay attention to what he says.

The question is whether things are cheap or expensive, which is hard to say. But Marks has been coming on the show and expounding it was hard to get a bargain and markets were generally rich and the mood was very positive.

Today, things are a heck

1154 Views    Bram de Haas    2020-03-08 21:07
Firm establishes new positions in Alibaba and Bank Bradesco and buys preferred stock

Howard Marks (Trades, Portfolio)' Oaktree Capital Management recently released its fourth-quarter 2019 portfolio updates.

Oaktree Capital Management is a global investing firm that specializes in alterative strategies and credit strategies. Originally founded in 1995, the Los Angeles-based firm now has over 39 portfolio managers and 950 employees in offices around the world. Marks is one of the group’s co-founders and currently serves as co-chairman (along with Bruce Karsh) and chief financial officer. The firm’s investment philosophy has six tenets: risk control, consistency, market inefficiency,

745 Views    Margaret Moran    2020-02-17 21:31
United Airlines on the list

As of Tuesday, the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener found the following stocks that have low price-earnings ratios and have been bought by gurus. While some of them are great investments, others need to be checked again, according to the discounted cash flow calculator.

Discover Financial Services

With a market cap of $25.12 billion, Discover Financial Services (DFS) is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 9.23. According to the DCF calculator, the stock has a fair value of $168.17 while trading at about $80. The price has risen 6% over the last 12 months and is now

153 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2019-10-22 16:52
4 cheap stocks

The following stocks have low price-earnings ratios and have been bought by gurus. While some of them are great investments, others need to be checked again, according to the discounted cash flow calculator.

With a market cap of $26.81 billion, Fortive Corp. (FTV) is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 9.91 and a price-book ratio of 3.97. According to the DCF calculator, the stock has a fair value of $27.4 while trading at $80. The price was stable over the last 12 months and is 10.28% below the 52-week high and 27.65% above the 52-week low.

GuruFocus gives

195 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2019-06-20 17:00
Alternative asset management firm releases 1st-quarter portfolio

Howard Marks (Trades, Portfolio)' Oaktree Capital Management released its first-quarter portfolio earlier this month, listing eight new holdings.

The Los Angeles-based alternative asset management firm says on its website it focuses on delivering superior results while observing its six-tenet investment philosophy: risk control, consistency, market inefficiency, specialization, bottom-up analysis and disavowal of market timing.

Based on these criteria, the firm's top five buys for the quarter were Berry Petroleum Corp. (BRY), Danaher Corp. (DHRAA.PFD), Fortive Corp. (FTVPA.PFD), American Electric Power Co. Inc. (AEPPB) and Stanley Black & Decker Inc. (SWP).

Berry Petroleum

The firm invested in

455 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2019-05-28 19:43
The firm invested in newly public company

Chuck Akre (Trades, Portfolio)’s Akre Capital Management established one new position and exited three others during the second quarter.

Portfolio managers Akre, Tom Saberhagen and John Neff utilize a three-legged stool approach to identify potential investments. The approach focuses on the business, management and disciplined reinvestment. The current portfolio of 28 stocks is largely composed of companies in the financial services sector, which represents 46.1% of the firm’s holdings, according to GuruFocus.

Akre Capital’s lone new purchase for the quarter was Boston Omaha Corp. (BOMN).

Boston Omaha

The firm bought 350,000 shares of Boston Omaha for an

504 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2017-08-17 16:58
Fund's new holding is a new business

During the second quarter, Akre Capital Management LLC acquired one new holding and sold out of another. The fund bought Fortive Corp. (FTV) and sold Arlington Asset Investment Corp. (AI).

Chuck Akre (Trades, Portfolio) founded Akre Capital, where he serves as CEO, in 1989. The fund is team managed. Their investment philosophy is called the

880 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2016-08-18 15:22

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