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Firm's largest trades of the 2nd quarter

First Eagle Investment manages a $31.82 billion equity portfolio composed of 98 stocks as of the quarter's end. The firm sold shares of the following stocks during the second quarter of 2020.


The fund closed its position in Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC). The trade had an impact of -0.74% on the portfolio.


The holding company has a market cap of $11.98 billion and an enterprise value of $16.04 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 37.3% and return on

113 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2020-08-12 14:39
US Bancorp makes the list

According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener as of July 28, the following banks are popular among gurus.

Truist Financial

Truist Financial Corp. (TFC) has a market cap of $49.4 billion. Its revenue of $17.9 billion has increased 3.3% over the past 10 years.


The company is held by nine gurus, including Dodge & Cox with 2.06% of outstanding shares, First Eagle Investment (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.94% and Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.11%.

As of July 28, the stock was trading with a price-earnings ratio of 11.82.

221 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2020-07-27 22:23
Guru stock highlight

BB&T (BBT), which is poised to complete its merger with SunTrust by the end of 2019, reported solid results for the second quarter in mid-July. Most of its quarterly gain occurred in September, however, as some steepening in the yield curve provided a bit of relief for bank stocks.

From the First Eagle Global Value Fund's third-quarter 2019 shareholder letter.

22 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2019-10-24 15:12
Marriott International on the list

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

Marriott International Inc. (MAR) is trading around $120.77 per share with a price-sales ratio of 2.12 and a price-earnings ratio of 29.60.

The company has a market cap of $39.78 billion. The stock has risen at an annualized rate of 18.12% over the past decade.


The discounted cash flow calculator gives the stock a fair value of $43.66, suggesting it is overpriced by 176%. The Peter Lynch value gives the

89 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2019-10-01 16:53
BB&T, Caterpillar make the list

According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, the following companies with market caps over $5 billion look cheap since they are trading with low price-sales ratios.

Shares of Acco Brands Corp. (ACCO) are trading around $8.8 with a price-sales ratio of 0.50 and a price-earnings ratio of 8.91. The company, which manufactures office and school supplies as well as calendar products, has a market cap of $920 million. The stock has risen at an annualized rate of 22.8% over the last 10 years.


The discounted cash flow calculator gives the stock a fair value of

53 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2019-03-14 19:29
The combined entity will be the 6th-largest US bank

BB&T Corp. (BBT) announced on Thursday morning it is buying SunTrust Banks Inc. (STI) in an all-stock deal valued at $66 billion, creating the sixth-largest bank in the U.S. based on assets and deposits.

According to the terms of the agreement, shareholders of Atlanta-based SunTrust will receive 1.295 shares of BB&T for each share they own. The value of $62.85 per share is an approximately 7% premium to SunTrust’s closing price on Wednesday. Following the close of the deal, which is expected to happen in the fourth quarter, shareholders of North Carolina-based BB&T will own roughly 57% of the

194 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2019-02-07 19:13
Baidu, Brown-Forman on the list

According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Guru Screener, the following stocks have outperformed the Standard & Poor's 500 Index over the past 12 months and were bought by gurus during the last quarter.

Braskem SA (BAK) has a market cap of $9.18 billion. It has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by 9.3% over the past 12 months.

The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 4.46. According to the discounted cash flow calculator, the stock is undervalued with a 13% margin of safety at $23.87 per share. The stock price is currently 25.57% above its 52-week low and 29.23%

153 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2018-06-06 19:14
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.

Zions Bancorp (ZION) reached the 52-week high of $50.89

Zions Bancorp is a bank holding company. The bank has over 400 branches across the U.S. and has more than $50 billion worth of assets. It provides banking services to small and midsize businesses as well as individuals. Zions Bancorp, a top-40 U.S. bank, has $58 billion in assets and core operations that span seven states. With its 470 branches, it provides banking services to small and midsize businesses as well

59 Views    yifan900    2017-12-20 15:21
The guru behind a leading investment newsletter and mutual fund has had some great years, but should you invest in his value ideas while markets are highly valued?

“We are bargain hunters at our core – in the stock market and the supermarket. That means we don’t believe in paying more than something is worth, no matter how fancy the packaging.” -John Buckingham

John Buckingham (Trades, Portfolio) has been a successful bargain hunter, both through the recommendations he makes in a newsletter called The Prudent Speculator and through the stocks he has picked for the mutual and private funds handled by his firm.

He is a value investor who relies on three core tenets: stock selection, diversification and patience.

For investors who

221 Views    Robert Abbott    2017-07-19 21:45
Exploring the investment prospects of this regional bank

(Published March 3 by Bob Ciura)

Warren Buffett (TradesPortfolio is a big fan of bank stocks.

Several of the top 20 highest-yielding stocks held by Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)(BRK.B) come from the financial sector, including banks and insurance companies.

One of Buffett’s bank stock holdings is M&T Bank Corp. (MTB).

As of Dec. 31, 2016, Berkshire owned roughly 5.3 million shares of M&T, amounting to a $842 million investment.

M&T Bank is a financial holding company based in Buffalo, New York. At the end of 2016,

777 Views    Ben Reynolds    2017-03-03 17:19
Salesforce.com, BB&T insiders sell shares

According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the recent chief financial officer (CFO) sells were: Salesforce.com Inc. (CRM) and BB&T Corp. (BBT).

Salesforce.com CFO sold 8,624 shares

CFO Mark J. Hawkins sold 8,624 shares for $78.51 per share on Jan. 26. The stock price has decreased by 0.5%. Salesforce.com has a market cap of $54.77 billion, and its shares were traded around $78.12. The company has a price-earnings (P/E) ratio of 262.03 and price-sales (P/S) ratio of 6.79. Over the past 10 years, Salesforce.com had an annual average earnings growth of 15.40%. GuruFocus rated Salesforce.com the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

68 Views    Myra Ramdenbourg    2017-01-27 20:18
Revenues and deposits are projected to fall

If you follow Wells Fargo (WFC), you know by now that the bank was fined $185 million by the Los Angeles city attorney and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency for fraudulently opening more than 2 million accounts without customers' permission in September.

A recent survey by research firm CG42 conducted from Oct. 18 through Oct. 20 sought to evaluate the consequences of the scandal.

The online survey gathered responses from 1,500 customers of the top 10 U.S. Retail Banks –Â Bank of America (BAC), JPMorgan & Chase (JPM), Wells Fargo, Citibank,

2292 Views    OPM Insights    2016-10-25 20:00
9 stocks the investor purchased during the last 2 quarters

Robert Olstein (Trades, Portfolio) is the chairman and chief investment officer of the Olstein Financial Alert Fund (OFALX). In both the first and second quarters of 2016, the guru bought shares in the following stocks:

Harmonic Inc. (HLIT)

In the first quarter, the guru increased his stake by 41.88% and increased it by 25.15% in the second quarter. The investor currently holds 1.09% of outstanding shares of the company. Harmonic designs, manufactures and sells video products and system solutions that enable service providers to efficiently deliver the next generation of broadcast and on-demand services.

The largest

1049 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2016-09-14 19:22
This article will take a brief look at the best companies of the banking industry

A Glimpse at the Bank Industry (1)While ModernGraham supports the bottom-up approach to investing, many investors do utilize the top-down method, whereby an industry is selected before the company itself. With that in mind, this article will take a brief look at the best companies of the banking industry, selecting the most promising investment opportunities within the industry, and giving a broad look into the industry as a whole.

Out of the approximately 540 companies reviewed by ModernGraham, 17 were identified as being closely related to the banking industry. Of those, six are suitable for the

1350 Views    Benjamin Clark    2016-08-08 14:34
Undervalued stocks that are popular with the gurus

According to GuruFocus' All-in-One Screener, several gurus are focusing on stocks whose Peter Lynch fair value is far above the current price. The following stocks are trading with a wide margin of safety, and at least five gurus are shareholders.

CF Industries Holdings Inc. (CF) is trading at about $27 per share, and the Peter Lynch value gives the stock a fair price of $57.49, giving the current price a margin of safety of 53%. It is now trading with a PE ratio of 7.17, higher than 86% of companies in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry and is currently

1422 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2016-02-11 23:09
A brief look at the best options of the industry, selecting the most promising opportunities within it

While ModernGraham supports the bottom-up approach to investing, many investors do utilize the top-down method, whereby an industry is selected before the company itself. With that in mind, this article will take a brief look at the best companies of the banking industry, selecting the most promising investment opportunities within the industry and giving a broad look into the industry as a whole.

Of the more than 560 companies reviewed by ModernGraham, 19 were identified as being closely related to the banking industry. Of those, five are suitable for the Defensive Investor, nine are suitable for the Enterprising Investor and

1027 Views    Benjamin Clark    2015-10-23 15:20

We evaluated 41 different companies this week to determine whether they are suitable for Defensive Investors, those unwilling to do substantial research, or Enterprising Investors, those who are willing to do such research. We also put each company through the ModernGraham valuation model based on Benjamin Graham's value investing formulas in order to determine an intrinsic value for each. Out of those 41 companies, only 20 were found to be undervalued or fairly valued and suitable for either Defensive or Enterprising Investors. Here's a summary of those 20 best stocks for value investors this week.

1556 Views    Benjamin Clark    2015-08-16 01:00

In this article, let's take a look at Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB), a $17.08 billion market cap company, which is a diversified financial services company, based in Cincinnati, which operates 1,340 branches in 12 states, with a focus on Ohio, Michigan and Illinois.

A top bank

Fifth Third Bancorp operates with four business segments: Commercial Banking; Branch Banking; Consumer Lending; and Investment Advisers.

The bank was a fairly profitable Midwestern bank, but then provisions for loan losses started to increase, real estate prices played unfavorably and the bank's primary markets (Ohio, Michigan and Florida) started to be the losses.


940 Views    Omar Venerio    2015-07-14 16:20

The mantra of the stock market has always been to make hay while the sun shines. Therefore, you need to be watchful to check if some promising stocks are available at attractive prices. Most of the times, due to a short spell of dull performances of a particular stock, the market reacts strongly and pulls down the prices of this stock. These frequent overreactions of the market present wonderful opportunities for investors to get their hands on promising stocks that they would not get otherwise for such low prices. With the market going on in a dull phase now, the

381 Views    Business Reports    2015-03-27 19:31

In this article, let's take a look at BB&T Corp (BBT), a $27.44 billion market cap company with assets of $187 billion on September 30, 2014. It is the 11th-largest U.S. bank by assets, operating some 1,750 branches, mainly in the Southeast U.S.

Good outlook

This well-managed regional bank is in good position to benefit from an improving economy. In 2012, the company expanded by 7%, and we think it could improve in the near future. In an environment with higher interest rates, interest income will improve. Further, we expect that the noninterest income will also improve through its insurance

807 Views    Omar Venerio    2014-12-11 17:13

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