As part of the weekly research here at The Acquirer’s Multiple we’re always interested in superinvestors who hold the same stocks that appear in our Acquirer’s Multiple Stock Screeners, based on their latest 13F’s. Investors such as Warren Buffett, Joel Greenblatt, Carl Icahn, Jim Simons, Prem Watsa, Jeremy Grantham, Seth Klarman, Ray Dalio, and Howard Marks.
While doing this research we also uncovered a number of superinvestors that currently hold stocks that don’t appear in our screens at the moment. So starting this week we’re going to provide a new feature called ‘One Stock Superinvestors Are Buying‘ which features one stock that appears in a number of superinvestor portfolos, and who’s buying it. This week we’ll take a look at:
Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL)
Apple designs a wide variety of consumer electronic devices, including smartphones (iPhone), tablets (iPad), PCs (Mac), smartwatches (Apple Watch), and TV boxes (Apple TV), among others. The iPhone makes up the majority of Apple’s total revenue. In addition, Apple offers its customers a variety of services such as Apple Music, iCloud, Apple Care, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, Apple Card, and Apple Pay, among others. Apple’s products run internally developed software and semiconductors, and the firm is well known for its integration of hardware, software and services. Apple’s products are distributed online as well as through company-owned stores and third-party retailers. The company generates about 40% of its revenue from the Americas, with the remainder earned internationally.
A quick look at the price chart below for Apple Inc shows us that the stock is up 71% in the past twelve months.
Superinvestors who currently hold positions in Apple Inc include:
Warren Buffett – 245,155,566 shares
Ken Fisher – 14,033,869 shares
Cliff Asness – 5,905,857 shares
Robert Zagunis – 1,603,490 shares
Jim Simons – 744,790 shares
David Rolfe – 325,124 shares
Joel Greenblatt – 325,028 shares
Tom Gayner – 300,035 shares
Ken Griffin – 294,690 shares
Lee Ainslie – 52,323 shares
Mario Gabelli – 48,070 shares
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