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Guru releases portfolio for the first quarter of 2020

Steve Mandel (Trades, Portfolio), founder of Lone Pine Capital, has released his first-quarter portfolio. Notable trades include buying into new holdings of Visa Inc. (V), Howmet Aerospace Inc. (HWM) and L Brands Inc. (LB) as well as additions to his holdings in Match Group Inc. (MTCH) and Global Payments Inc. (GPN).

Mandel, a long-short strategist, investings in public equity markets across the globe. His firm uses fundamental analysis and bottom-up stock picking to build the portfolio. Both value and growth methodologies are used for the investment, but many holdings are short term. The portfolio currently includes 39

345 Views    Graham Griffin    2020-05-20 20:23
As of late, these companies have reached annual price milestones

According to the GuruFocus list of 52-week highs, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-Week Highs.

Alleghany Corp reached the 52-week high of $805.53

Alleghany Corp. (Y) is a property and casualty insurance company that also executes certain private capital investments. Underwriting activities are evaluated separately from investment and corporate activities. Reinsurance contracts are typically either treaty reinsurance, which provides for the automatic reinsuring of all or a portion of a specified class of risk underwritten by the ceding company, or facultative reinsurance, which is geared toward individual risks.

The price of Alleghany Corp.

78 Views    yifan900    2020-01-08 15:59
Former Tiger Cub’s firm buys Netflix and Icahn’s Herbalife in the 3rd quarter

Lone Pine Capital, the hedge fund founded by Steve Mandel (Trades, Portfolio), disclosed last week its top five new buys for the third quarter were Netflix Inc. (NFLX), Global Payments Inc. (GPN), Equifax Inc. (EFX), Humana Inc. (HUM) and Herbalife Nutrition Ltd. (HLF).

A protégé of Tiger Management's Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio), Mandel founded Lone Pine, a long-short fund that builds its portfolio through fundamental analysis and bottom-up stock picking, in 1997. While he stepped down from a day-to-day management role earlier this year, Mandel still remains a managing partner of the Greenwich, Connecticut-based

405 Views    James Li    2019-11-22 19:45
2 of the guru’s new positions are in ETFs

Prolific investor Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio), leader of Fisher Asset Management, disclosed his third-quarter portfolio earlier this week, listing 71 new holdings.

Founded in 1979, the guru’s Camas, Washington-based firm approaches investing with the belief that supply and demand exclusively determine stock prices, and investors can only gain an advantage through finding information that is not widely known by the markets or by interpreting information differently. The firm uses a framework called The Four Market Conditions to help determine the appropriate investment strategy for the current environment.

Based on these criteria, the investor’s five largest buys for

472 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2019-10-30 15:57
Former Tiger Cub’s top buys include ride-hailing IPO and remote conferencing IPO

Philippe Laffont (Trades, Portfolio), founder of technology-focused Coatue Management, disclosed this week his top six new buys for the second quarter were Uber Technologies Inc. (UBER), Square Inc. (SQ), Intuitive Surgical Inc. (ISRG), Global Payments Inc. (GPN), NetEase Inc. (NTES) and Zoom Video Communications Inc. (ZM).

Laffont, a former protégé of Tiger Management founder Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio), founded Coatue in 1999. The firm invests using both long and short strategies, with a top-down, fundamental analysis approach.


As of quarter-end, Coatue’s $11.82 billion equity portfolio contains 164 stocks,

276 Views    James Li    2019-08-14 20:36
Multiple stocks achieve annual milestone

According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs, several stocks have reached 52-week highs.

Global Payments Inc. (GPN) reached the 52-week high of $164.22

Spun off from National Data in 2001, Atlanta-based Global Payments provides payment processing services. Many of its customers are small and midsize merchants The company has expanded its presence in regions such as Europe and Asia.

The price of Global Payments shares has reached $164.22, which is 1.2% off the 52-week high of $166.13. The company has a market cap of $25.73 billion; its shares were traded around $164.22 with a price-earnings

126 Views    yifan900    2019-07-16 18:59
The company’s strategy could boost its financial performance

Global Payments (GPN) has a product pipeline that could strengthen its competitive position and enhance its growth rate.

The payment processing solution specialist’s merger with TSYS could expand its cross-selling opportunities, while leading to efficiencies for the combined entity over the long run.

In addition, it is aiming to expand its presence in fast-growing international markets through leveraging existing partnerships and joint ventures.

Even though Global Payments has a high valuation and has gained 39% in the last year, the stock could offer investment appeal.


TSYS acquisition

Global Payments’ acquisition of payments provider TSYS

159 Views    Robert Stephens, CFA    2019-07-12 16:58
Recently, multiple companies have all managed to achieve yearly highs

According to GuruFocus' list of 52-week highs, these guru stocks have reached their 52-week highs.

Teleflex Inc. (TFX) reached the 52-week high of $305.13

Teleflex Inc. designs, develops, manufactures and supplies single-use medical devices used by hospitals and health care providers for common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in critical care and surgical applications. Teleflex Inc. is a Wayne, Pennsylvania-based manufacturer of hospital supplies and medical devices primarily within the vascular access and surgical areas. The firm reports in eight primary segments: Vascular North America (15% of 2017 sales), Interventional North America (10%), Anesthesia North America

35 Views    yifan900    2019-04-17 15:54
Multiple companies have managed to achieve yearly highs as of late

According to GuruFocus list of 52-week highs, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-week highs.

TransDigm Group Inc. (TDG) reached the 52-week high of $462.78

TransDigm Group Inc. is a designer, producer and supplier of engineered aircraft components for use on commercial and military aircraft in service. TransDigm manufactures products for electronic, fluid, power, and mechanical motion control onboard commercial and military aircraft and helicopters. It also supplies products used for cabin structures, lighting, laminates, pallets and a host of other applications. In fiscal 2017, the company generated roughly 70% of its sales from commercial

19 Views    yifan900    2019-04-09 15:30
The company’s strategy looks set to boost its growth prospects

Acquisitions could catalyze Global Payments Inc.'s (GPN) stock price. The recent purchase of SICOM may provide cross-selling opportunities as well as synergies with the company’s existing offering. Alongside previous acquisitions in the last year, it may help to further the company’s vertical integration strategy, which could provide greater customer loyalty and a wider economic moat.

Investments are also being made in its omnichannel and e-commerce offerings. Partnerships and a focus on smaller businesses could also enhance its performance.

Although it faces risks from rising competition, expansion into fast-growing markets and a broad footprint could provide it with a competitive advantage

81 Views    Robert Stephens, CFA    2018-11-09 17:25
Waters, Global Payments, Masco, Waste Connections, Praxair achieve annual milestone

According to GuruFocus, these stocks have reached their 52-week highs.

Waters reached the 52-week high of $178.07

Waters Corp. (WAT) is an analytical instrument manufacturer for pharmaceutical, biochemical and industrial customers. Roughly half of sales are attributable to instruments, which include liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry platforms, as well as thermal analysis tools. Consumables and services account for the remainder of its sales.

The price of Waters shares has reached $178.07, which is 0.6% off the 52-week high of $179.07. The company has a market cap of $14.25 billion; its shares were traded around $178.07 with a

44 Views    yifan900    2017-05-30 19:54
The firm's holdings with the highest returns

Matthew H. Scanlan has been the CEO and director of San Francisco's RS Investment Management (Trades, Portfolio) since 2012. The firm provides services for pension and profit sharing plans, pooled investment vehicles, corporations and banks. The following are the best performers of the firm's investments.

Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) with a market cap of $9.51 billion gained 24.3% in 2016. The firm's holding represents 0.23% of its total assets.

Lululemon is a designer and retailer of technical athletic apparel operating in North America and Australia. Its yoga-inspired apparel is marketed under the Lululemon Athletica and Ivivva Athletica

164 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2017-01-06 22:44
Guru's largest 2nd quarter sales

John Hussman (Trades, Portfolio) is the president and principal shareholder of Hussman Strategic Advisors, the investment advisory firm that manages the Hussman Funds. The guru’s largest second quarter sales are as follows:

The guru reduced his stake in Newmont Mining Corp. (NEM) by 51.35%, with an impact of -1.67% on the portfolio.

The company is engaged in the production and exploration of gold and copper. It is engaged in the production of copper mainly through its Batu Hijau operation in Indonesia and Boddington operation in Australia. Second quarter revenue grew 7% from the same quarter of

1174 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2016-09-08 18:34
AbbVie's stake increase of 35,677% tops the list

Jim Simons founded Renaissance Technologies Corporation, a private investment firm, in 1982. It is one of the world's most successful hedge funds, and Simons is its CEO. The portfolio is composed of 313 stocks with a total value of $41.902 million, and the following are the largest increases of its existing stakes during the third quarter.

Simons increased his stake in AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) with an impact of 0.38% on the portfolio. The stake was initiated in 2012; after he sold out the same year he got a new position in Q1 2013 at an average price of $37.02

1112 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2015-11-13 16:59
Activision Blizzard, the subject of a recent article by GuruFocus contributor Bram de Haas, currently has the second highest potential return in Portfolio Armor's universe.

In a recent article ("ATVI: Pricey Stock But Highly Attractive Portfolio of Games Headed by an Owner Operator"), value investor and GuruFocus contributor Bram de Haas commented on the attractiveness of Activision Blizzard (ATVI), though he noted the stock was pricey, by his standards and would remain on his watchlist for now.

De Haas' article caught my eye because, as of Monday's close, Activision Blizzard had the second-highest potential return of any security in Portfolio Armor's universe. Potential return, in our terminology, is a high-end, bullish estimate of

787 Views    David Pinsen    2015-10-20 15:07

The exponential growth in e-commerce and m-commerce has not only benefitted the retail industry, but the positive impact of this growth has touched other industries as well. One of these industries is payments processing, which has seen favourable movements in the past year, owing to an improvement in macro-economic scenario in the US as well as a spurt in online commerce across the globe. Global Payments (GPN), a leading provider of payment processing services based in the US, also delivered a robust second quarter. Let us analyse whether the strong growth in earnings and tailwinds in the payments processing industry

234 Views    Riddhi Kharika    2015-01-20 20:56

Global Payments (GPN) has had a strong start to the new fiscal year. The company posted strong results in the first quarter. It showed solid improvements in earnings and revenue. Global Payments has also posted an upbeat outlook. With the future looking bright due to various strategies such as acquisitions, Global Payments is well on track for better times ahead. Let us have a look.

A robust performance

In the recently reported first quarter, Global Payments posted a good 12% improvement in the revenue amounting $704.9 million. This is better than $629.7 million that it posted in the same quarter

597 Views    techjunk13    2014-12-09 14:55
Whenever you swipe your credit card, you probably think the merchant submits the transaction information to the credit card company which floats you a short-term loan and sends the money to the merchant. You cut your credit card company a check at the end of the month and that’s all there is to it. The process isn’t that simple. In reality, the merchant submits the transaction data to a payment processor, which submits the transaction to your credit card company, which then passes that information to the issuing bank. The money flows back down that chain to the merchant with
587 Views    Benjamin Shepherd    2012-04-24 18:17
I first noticed GPN about a month ago when the stock got hit ~10% in a day after they announced a security breach. After taking a glance at their numbers, it looked to me like this might be a great business with a temporary problem. However, as I dug a bit deeper I found a bit more to be worried about. GPN is a service provider. They operate an electronic transaction processing network that allows merchants and businesses to process credit card transactions and the like. It is a good business that has grown rapidly while producing a lot of
638 Views    Chasing Bruce    2012-04-15 17:42
In investing, boring can be beautiful. Many investors like to chase stocks with hot new products from the likes of [b]Apple (AAPL)[/b] and [b]Google (GOOG)[/b], with the tradeoff being that emotions can create volatile stock prices as greed and fear play as much a part as underlying business fundamentals. However, a multitude of firms sell more mundane products or services that can be counted on for consistent profits, more stable and even higher shareholder returns over the long haul. Private equity firms are keen on boring businesses that throw off tons of cash, and one favorite area of this bunch
4420 Views    guruek    2010-06-05 13:47

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