|Volume:||1,331,823||Avg Vol (1m):||1,286,373|
|Market Cap $:||861.27 Bil||Enterprise Value $:||756.14 Bil|
|Earnings Power Value||280|
|Net Current Asset Value||115.27|
|Median P/S Value||1165.08|
|Peter Lynch Value||670.22|
|DCF (FCF Based)||544.9|
|DCF (Earnings Based)||861.65|
The firm reported on Wednesday that its portfolio welcomed: The Walt Disney Co. (DIS), Booking Holdings Inc. (BKNG), Brenntag AG (XTER:BNR), Alphabet Inc. (GOOG), Fox Corp. (FOX), Beiersdorf AG (BDRFY) and Fox Corp. (FOXA). Fox Corp. and The Walt Disney Co. came into the portfolio when the fund’s previous holding, Twenty-First Century Fox, sold many of its assets to Disney in the first quarter.
As the market slumped in the fourth quarter, investors tracked by GuruFocus gravitated to several tech and financial stocks, particularly Facebook (FB) and Alphabet (GOOG).
The S&P 500 index declined 13.97% in the fourth quarter, marking its worst stretch since the third quarter of 2011, when it fell 14.33%. During the storm, the most popular stocks among investors tracked by GuruFocus, a group of the world’s most prominent managers, most of whom have a value slant, were: Facebook, Google, (Buffett’s third-largest holding) Wells Fargo (WFC), Goldman Sachs (GS) and Citigroup (C).
According to the S&P 500 Screener, the investors preferred
The guru sold out his class A shares of Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) holding. The trade had an impact of -5.47% on the portfolio.
The internet content products and portals provider has a market cap of $780.85 billion and an enterprise value of $674.56 billion.
GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 18.68% and return on assets
NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Alphabet Inc. (GOOG), Aflac Incorporated (:AFL), Natus Medical Incorporated (BABY), SPS Commerce, Inc. (SPSC), Semtech Corporation (SMTC), and Brunswick Corporation (:BC), 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 to readers at the links below.
Purchasing only tech stocks, the London-based firm boosted its exposure to the tech sector to 37.72% of its public equity portfolio from 28.2% in the prior quarter. The additions made were Alphabet Inc. (GOOG), TE Connectivity Ltd. (TEL), NVIDIA Corp. (NVDA) and DocuSign Inc. (DOCU).
Gore’s portfolio listed 33 stocks at the end of 2018, with a value of $11.92 billion. The most recently listed assets under management the
Lee Ainslie (Trades, Portfolio), manager of Maverick Capital, disclosed last week his top five buys for fourth-quarter 2018 were Alphabet Inc. (GOOG), Centene Corp. (CNC), Eagle Materials Inc. (EXP), Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (BABA) and Charles Schwab Corp. (SCHW).
Ainslie, a former protégé of Tiger Management founder Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio), employs six experts, one for each of six major market sectors. The manager first discusses with his industry heads about the stock picks and then adds them to the equity portfolio.
According to current portfolio statistics, Ainslie’s
The investor boosted his class C shares of Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) by 4,089.44%, expanding the portfolio 3.16%.
The internet content products and portals provider has a market cap of $780.36 billion and an enterprise value of $674.56 billion.
GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 18.68% and return on assets of 14.36% are outperforming 56% of companies in the Global Internet Content and Information industry. Its financial
The largest positions established during the quarter were of companies Adobe Inc. (ADBE), Moderna Inc. (MRNA), American Airlines Group Inc. (AAL), Boeing (BA) and Alphabet Inc. (GOOG). With 22 stock sales, Halvorsen’s portfolio saw 47% turnover from the previous quarter.
He also stretched health care, the largest sector represented in the long equity portfolio, to the highest level in more than two years at 26.28% of holdings from 20.13% in the previous quarter.
13F data for the last quarter of 2018 is now starting to trickle out. These documents give us a great insight into the world of hedge funds.
Any hedge fund with more than $100 million in assets under management has to file a 13F with the SEC detailing its top U.S. equity positions. However, these reports do not contain detailed analysis on other assets, such as debt, cash and private equity. They provide only a snapshot of the equity portfolio at one point in time and are also backward-looking, so they should not be relied upon for trading decisions.
Google parent Alphabet Inc. (GOOG)(GOOGL) recently posted its fourth-quarter financial results. Although the company continues to enjoy spectacular growth in its search engine business, dramatically higher costs dragged down margins and free cash flow. By nearly any measure, the reported results were enviable. The company enjoyed robust growth in revenue of $39.3 billion, a 22% increase from last year’s $32.3 billion, beating the consensus estimate of $38.9 billion.
Alphabet’s earnings per share of $12.77 bested Wall Street’s consensus of $10.86. It is important to note, however, the earnings per share figure is higher than it otherwise would have been due
These large-cap compnaies released fourth-quarter 2018 earnings results on Monday.
Shares of Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) (GOOGL) dropped 2.72% to $1,101.96 and 3.05% to $1,106.55 in after-hours trading on Monday despite beating consensus estimates for fourth-quarter earnings by $1.91, having posted earnings of $12.77 per diluted share. Earnings increased 31.6% from the prior-year quarter.
Fourth-quarter revenue grew 22% year over year to $39.28 billion, beating expectations by $380 million.
The Mountain View, California-based technology company closed the quarter with operating income of $8.2 billion and an operating margin of 20.9%.
By segment, revenue from Google Properties came in at $27.02 billion,
Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) (GOOGL), reported fourth-quarter earnings for the 2018 fiscal year on Monday evening after the market closed. Although it posted good revenue growth numbers, as well as a significant earnings beat, the stock traded down after-hours amid concerns over the tech giant’s spending levels.
Financials and fundamentals
Revenue for the quarter came in at $39.3 billion, representing an increase of 22% year over year and edging out analyst expectations of $38.98 billion. Diluted earnings clocked in at $12.77 per share, up 12% year over year and above the consensus estimate of $10.86. The overall
Despite a volatile Christmas, our family of gurus still came together to celebrate their holdings in the six most broadly held stocks according to aggregated portfolio data on all of our Premium gurus: Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC), Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL)(GOOG), Apple Inc. (AAPL), Bank of America Corp. (BAC) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM).
Markets go on wild sleigh ride, but Santa brings post-Christmas cheer to investors
The Dow Jones industrial average traded around 23,138.82 at market close on Thursday, approximately 260 points higher than the previous close of 22,878.45 and approximately 1,346
Investors who purchase growth stocks do so for the potential for significant returns. These stocks often don’t pay a dividend, as the companies usually reinvest profits back into their business. This helps the companies continue to expand.
Dividend growth investors often ignore these stocks because of this fact. Some growth stocks produce a robust amount of cash that they shouldn’t be completely ignored by these types of investors. We feel that Alphabet (GOOG)(GOOGL), better known as Google, is one company that income investors should consider.
Alphabet is the parent company of Google, the largest Internet search engine
CNBC reported Monday that Goldman Sachs analyst David Kostin has recommended investors increase their portfolio defensiveness through investments in high-quality stocks, as many clients of the American bank are fearing that a U.S. economic recession will arrive in 2020.
Therefore, Goldman Sachs suggested investors increase their positions in companies with strong balance sheets, high returns on equity and consistent cash flow. The firm also recommended readdressing investing strategies toward those sectors that tend to outperform when economic growth slows down, which are communication services and utilities.
Regarding individual stocks that investors should acquire to enhance defensiveness, the bank major
Fund managers in the third quarter continued buying tech stocks, a sector that outperformed all others over the past five years.
The S&P 500 Technology SPDR (XLK) returned 89.84% over the past half decade, more than double the rise in the S&P 500 index. Companies in the sector glided on innovations in the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, artificial intelligence and consumer electronics.
Their ability to generate a profit spurred investor interest. The sector’s net profit margins expanded to 22.1% in the third quarter, their highest since FactSet began tracking data in 2008. It also saw all of its
Shares of tech giant Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) (GOOG) rose 0.63% on Monday after the company announced it will shut the Google+ social network down early. The failed platform will close down in April, four months earlier than expected, due to a new bug developers found.
The bug exposed the personal data of 52.2 million users. Two months ago, the company announced a different bug put 500,000 users at risk of having their data exposed.
No evidence was found that user data was misused during the six days the bug was present. Google cites protection of their users as
NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that class actions have commenced on behalf of shareholders of the following companies. If you suffered a loss you have until the lead plaintiff deadline to request that the court appoint you as lead plaintiff.
Trevena, Inc. (NASDAQGS: TRVN)
Lead Plaintiff Deadline: December 10, 2018
Class Period: May 2, 2016 and October 9, 2018
Get additional information about TRVN: http://www.wongesq.com/pslra-1/trevena-inc-loss-submission-form?wire=3
Alphabet Inc. ( GOOG, GOOGL)
NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Attorney Advertising -- Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC reminds investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Alphabet Inc. (“Alphabet” or the “Company”) ( GOOG, GOOGL) and certain of its officers, on behalf of shareholders who purchased or otherwise acquired Alphabet securities between April 24, 2018 and October 10, 2018, inclusive (the "Class Period"). Such investors are encouraged to join this case by visiting the firm’s site: www.bgandg.com/goog.
This class action seeks to recover damages
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Schall Law Firm, a national shareholder rights litigation firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit against Alphabet, Inc. (“Alphabet” or “the Company”) ( GOOG, GOOGL) for violations of §§10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5 promulgated thereunder by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Investors who purchased the Company's shares between April 24, 2018 and October 10, 2018, inclusive (the ''Class