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Stock market falls from near all-time highs, yet Buffett’s favorite market indicator remains above 140%

On Friday, the day U.S. President Trump increased tariffs on over $200 billion of Chinese goods from 10% to 25%, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)(BRK.B) CEO Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)’s favorite market indicator stood at 141.7%, down approximately 2.7% from its May 1 level of 144.4%.

Dow tumbles further on tariff hike

During the first hour of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial Average traded over 300 points lower than Thursday’s close of 25,828.36 on Trump’s tariff hike, sending the Dow down close to 700 points from last Friday’s close of 26,504.95.

99 Views    James Li    2019-05-10 18:05
How allocation decisions are assessed and why they matter so much

How well does management allocate the capital available to it? That question plays an important role in determining the robustness of a moat protecting company profits.

In the book, “Why Moats Matter: The Morningstar Approach to Stock Investing,” contributor Todd Wenning noted how much more competitive the economic world had become. He wrote, “In this increasingly Darwinian corporate landscape, then, it’s absolutely critical to understand how effectively a company’s management team allocates shareholder capital toward moat-widening projects and investments while balancing returns of shareholder cash through buybacks and dividends.”

Wenning, who is in charge of Morningstar’s equity stewardship methodology, along

97 Views    Robert Abbott    2019-03-29 18:36
Value conference speaker contests Bridgewater’s ‘economic recession’ view for 2020

GAMCO Investors Inc. (GBL) Chairman and CEO Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) said in a CNBC interview on Wednesday that the global economy is expected to stay strong in 2020, countering views made by Bridgewater Associates founder Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio).

Gabelli, who will speak at GuruFocus' value conference in May, listed several encouraging reasons for growth in three key markets: the U.S., China and Europe.

Guru challenges view of ‘economic recession’ in 2020

While he pointed out even the International Monetary Fund is predicting “3.6% real growth with slowdown in 2020,” Gabelli underscored

205 Views    James Li    2019-01-24 17:59

NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. (:APAM), Gamco Investors, Inc. (:GBL), Eiger BioPharmaceuticals, Inc. (EIGR), Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc. (:WDR), AmpliPhi Biosciences Corporation (:APHB), and Limbach Holdings, Inc. (LMB), including updated fundamental summaries, consolidated fiscal reporting, and fully-qualified certified analyst research.

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Full copies of recently published reports are available

0 Views    Marketwired    2018-11-23 17:01
Hear from gurus like Mario Gabelli and Francisco Garcia Paramés

This is the last chance to purchase next year’s value conference tickets at the deep discount price of $675. The price will increase to $775 on Nov. 1.

Key speakers at the 2019 value conference include GAMCO Investors Inc. (GBL) CEO Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) and “Spain's Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)” Francisco García Paramés (Trades, Portfolio). Gabelli's top three holdings are Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc. (RHP), The Madison Square Garden Co. (MSG) and

88 Views    James Li    2018-10-29 20:55
Sally Beauty and a salt producer are buys in the fourth quarter

Guru investor Jeff Auxier (Trades, Portfolio) established three positions in the final months of the year, bringing his total portfolio holdings to $521 million.

Auxier Asset Management reported 150 stocks, of which three are new: Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. (SBH), Compass Minerals International Inc. (CMP) and GAMCO Investors Inc. (GBL).

The guru eliminated his positions in agrochemical company Monsanto (MON), Andersons Inc. ( ANDE), an agricultural company, and Aon PLC (AON), a provider of insurance and reinsurance brokerage and human resources consulting.

Gurus Wallace Weitz (Trades, Portfolio) and NWQ Managers (Trades,

342 Views    Yamil Berard    2018-03-07 22:26
Guru reports quarterly portfolio

Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio), founder of GAMCO Investors Inc. (GBL), eliminated his positions in four companies during first-quarter 2017: Harman International Industries Inc. (HAR), Federal-Mogul Holdings Corp. (FDML), Media General Inc. (MEG) and Clarcor Inc. (CLC).

Harman International Industries

Gabelli sold his 851,325-share holding in Harman International at an average price of $111.09, trimming 0.60% of his portfolio. The guru gained 25% on the stock based on GuruFocus estimates.

The audio manufacturing company has a profitability rank of 7, which suggests good growth potential. Harman International has a moderately strong Piotroski F-score of 6, driven

331 Views    James Li    2017-05-05 16:42
How to pay down the $1.26 trillion balance

Billionaire Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) started a discussion yesterday on how to resolve the astronomical debt owed by many college graduates, offering some of his own ideas.

The leader of hedge fund GAMCO Investors (GBL) asked his 13,700 followers for their suggestions as loan balances in the U.S. exceeded $1.26 trillion, more than four times the amount owed 12 years ago. According to the New York Fed, approximately 42 million people in the U.S. have student debt, and the delinquency rate on payments is 11.6%. The class of 2015 had it worst; the average student graduated with

1353 Views    Holly LaFon    2016-09-14 21:21
Guru raises positions in GrubHub, Dollar General and Sonic Automotive

Mario Cibelli (Trades, Portfolio) of Marathon Capital Management sold his stake in GAMCO Investors Inc. (GBL), a Rye, New York-based provider of investment advisory services where Cibelli once provided back-office support to the trading desk, in the fourth quarter.

Cibelli's fourth-quarter activity primarily consisted of additions to existing stakes, and his most significant such transaction was the 77% increase in his stake in GrubHub Inc. (GRUB), a Chicago-based online food-ordering company. Cibelli purchased 285,000 shares for an average price of $26.14 per share. The deal had a 2.89% impact on Cibelli’s portfolio.

Cibelli’s stake in GrubHub is

1201 Views    David Goodloe    2016-02-29 22:39
Guru makes 3 stock picks for 2016


Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) founder of GAMCO Inc. (GBL) did an interview with Barron's in which he identified three stock picks for 2016.

Gabelli made the case for investing in Madison Square Garden Co. (MSG), Griffon Corporation (GFF) and a broadcast company that could become the ESPN of Europe.

507 Views    Cody Eustice    2016-01-26 15:30
GAMCO founder says this is a cherry-picking market

Legendary value investor and founder of GAMCO Inc. (GBL) Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) sat down with CNBC on Wednesday to discuss the global market sell-off. Gabelli discussed why downturns are good and how it can create opportunities for investors. He sees bright spots in the market and is clearly bullish. Gabelli said this is a cherry-picking market, and you will never be able to time the bottom of a market sell-off.

Interview with CNBC:

Part one

Part two

765 Views    Cody Eustice    2016-01-20 21:26
Guru buys 3 new stakes in 3rd quarter

Mario Cibelli (Trades, Portfolio) of Marathon Capital Management tends to invest on a long-term basis – in stocks he believes will double in a handful of years. His third-quarter purchases may well be in his portfolio three or four years from now.

Cibelli’s most noteworthy third-quarter transaction was his reduction of his stake in Xoom Corp. (XOOM), a San Francisco-based digital money transfer or remittance provider, by more than 51%. Cibelli sold 820,000 shares for an average price of $24.85 per share. The deal had a -7% impact on his portfolio.

Cibelli also sold about one-fifth

948 Views    David Goodloe    2015-12-03 23:04
Mario Gabelli's firm is worth more than $70 per share

Over 30 years ago, legendary value investor Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) founded asset management company GAMCO Investors (GBL). The company has $49 billion in assets under management and provides various services to its clients, which includes mutual funds, close-end funds and private partnerships. GAMCO has made Gabelli and is consistently one of the highest paid executives on Wall Street. Unlike other executives on Wall Street, however, Gabelli's various funds have returned 15%-plus over the last 30 years.

Business overview

The asset management business is all about managing capital given to the company for fees or a share

729 Views    Cody Eustice    2015-11-29 21:09
Gabelli talks with Bloomberg

Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio), founder of GAMCO Investors, sat down with Bloomberg to discuss his big investment ideas in Europe, as well as his views on the European Central Bank's monetary policy.

Interview with Bloomberg:

916 Views    Cody Eustice    2015-11-25 20:19

[url=http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Mario+Gabelli]Mario Gabelli[/url] ([url=http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Mario+Gabelli]Trades[/url], [url=http://www.gurufocus.com/holdings.php?GuruName=Mario+Gabelli]Portfolio[/url]), the founder of the $49.4 billion asset management firm GAMCO Investors (GBL), has increased his stake in BioScrip Inc. (BIOS), according to GuruFocus Real Time Picks. Gabelli holds 3,636,600 shares, or 5.3% of the company, after the 40.2% position increase.

He has owned the stock since the third quarter of 2012, and has been buying more shares each of the past several quarters.


BioScrip’s share price declined 20.5% year to date, closing at $5.88 per share on Oct. 27, near a one-year low. The company is a provider of infusion

1328 Views    Holly LaFon    2014-10-28 05:27

Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio) is the chairman and CEO of GAMCO Investors (GBL), a firm he founded in 1977. The firm has $49.4 billion in assets under management as of June 30, with more than 30 analysts on its research team.

GAMCO originally began as an institutional research firm and has evolved into a diversified financial services company, though institutional research continues to be an important part of the firm. Its mutual funds cover a variety of philosophies and sectors, including value, growth, contrarian, socially responsive, gold equity, and money market.

Gabelli is one of the highest

1244 Views    Sheila Dang    2014-10-23 13:45

[url=http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Mario+Gabelli]Mario Gabelli[/url] ([url=http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Mario+Gabelli]Trades[/url], [url=http://www.gurufocus.com/holdings.php?GuruName=Mario+Gabelli]Portfolio[/url])’s GAMCO Investors Inc. (GBL) made two portfolio changes this week: increasing its position in Kaman Corp (KAMN) and decreasing its holding of Skyline Corp (SKY).

According to GuruFocus Real Time Picks, Gabelli upped his stake in Kaman Corp by 1.58%, buying 55,575 additional shares. After the transaction, he holds 3,574,036 shares in total, which represents 13.19% of the portfolio.

Gabelli has traded the stock many times in the past:


Kaman operates two business segments, aerospace parts and distribution, and has a $1.07 billion market cap. The company’s stock price increased

1273 Views    Holly LaFon    2014-09-25 04:01

[url=http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Mario+Gabelli]Mario Gabelli[/url] ([url=http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Mario+Gabelli]Trades[/url], [url=http://www.gurufocus.com/holdings.php?GuruName=Mario+Gabelli]Portfolio[/url]), founder of the $43 billion global financial services company GAMCO Investors (GBL), this week added to his positions in two stocks, Tredegar Corp (TG) and Medical Action Industries (MDCI). Gabelli’s team evaluates stocks based on fundamental bottoms-up research.

According to GuruFocus Real Time Picks, the larger addition was to Medical Action Industries, which Gabelli increased by 85.21% in transactions occurring from July through September at average prices around $13.75 per share, according to SEC filings. As of Sept. 2, the latest reported transaction, Gabelli’s Gabelli Funds holds 467,036 shares, or 2.83%, of the company, with

1553 Views    Holly LaFon    2014-09-03 20:42

GAMCO Investors (GBL), which manages $47 billion in assets, focuses on fundamental bottom-up research, and is led by [url=http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Mario+Gabelli]Mario Gabelli[/url] ([url=http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Mario+Gabelli]Trades[/url], [url=http://www.gurufocus.com/holdings.php?GuruName=Mario+Gabelli]Portfolio[/url]). The firm’s All Cap Value fund also had a stellar year, returning 36.2%, besting the S&P 500’s 32.4% return. Since inception in 1977, the fund has realized a 16.2% average annual return, also outpacing 11.7% for the S&P.

Gabelli’s firm has added to two of its positions, according to GuruFocus Real Time Picks: Pep Boys (PBY) and Bon-Ton Stores Inc. (BONT).

GAMCO owns a 9.98% stake in Pep Boys after increasing the holding by 4.26%, or 216,775 shares.

931 Views    Holly LaFon    2014-01-17 21:49
GAMCO Investors’ Chairman and Chief Executive Officer [url=http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Mario+Gabelli]Mario Gabelli[/url] slightly reduced his positions in integrated media company Fisher Communications Inc. (FSCI) by 0.43% and technology company Intermec Inc. (IN) by 0.13%, both traded on March 5, 2013. Gabelli now holds 1,848,444 shares of FSCI, at a current price of $38.61, and 6,519,784 of IN shares, at a current price of $9.87. Both stocks show 0% change from the average. The largest stakeholder in Fisher Communications, Gabelli has held FSCI in his stock portfolio since the fourth quarter of 2008. As of February 2013, he owns 27.8% of Fisher’s stock. Fisher
585 Views    Sally Jones    2013-03-08 23:25

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