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 we’re now providing a new weekly feature article called ‘One Stock Superinvestors Are Buying‘ which features one stock that appears in a number of superinvestor portfolos, and who’s buying it, or holding it. This week we’ll take a look at:
Mastercard Inc (NYSE: MA)
Mastercard is the second- largest payment processor in the world and processed $4.8 trillion in purchase transactions in 2019. Mastercard operates in over 200 countries and processes transactions in over 150 currencies.
A quick look at the price chart below for Mastercard shows us that the stock is up 20% in the past twelve months.
Superinvestors who currently hold positions in Mastercard include:
Tom Russo – 5,977,556 shares
Chuck Akre – 5,786,287 shares
Warren Buffett – 4,934,756 shares
Ken Fisher – 3,560,005 shares
Steve Mandel – 2,311,471 shares
Cliff Asness – 1,688,542 shares
Ruane Cunniff – 1,234,124 shares
Chase Coleman – 728,500 shares
Ken Griffin – 510,101 shares
Wally Weitz – 293,565 shares
Jim Simons – 256,500 shares
Tom Gayner – 207,370 shares
Guy Spier – 65,750 shares
Murray Stahl – 64,416 shares
Mario Gabelli – 26,946 shares
Joel Greenblatt – 21,787 shares
George Soros – 11,678 shares
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