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’ve also uncovered a number of stocks that superinvestors have sold, or reduced in their portfolios, according to their latest 13f’s. So we’re now providing a new weekly feature article called ‘One Stock Superinvestors Are Selling‘. This week we’ll take a look at:
Oracle Corporation (NYSE: ORCL)
Oracle sells a wide range of enterprise IT solutions, including databases, middleware, applications, and hardware. The firm is undergoing a mix shift toward cloud-based subscriptions that should necessitate continued heavy investment in the business model transition. Oracle offers software-as-a-service, platform-as-a-service, and infrastructure-as-a-service offerings. Legacy offerings include Oracle Database software and Oracle Fusion Middleware.
A quick look at the price chart below for Oracle shows us that the stock is up 1.85% in the past twelve months.
Superinvestors who sold, or reduced Oracle stock in their portfolios include:
(Superinvestor – remaining shares)
Jean-Marie Eveillard – 29,716,672 shares
Ken Fisher – 13,060,435 shares
Jeremy Grantham – 6,461,192 shares
Cliff Asness – 5,652,414 shares
Rich Pzena – 3,040,881 shares
Donald Yacktman – 2,209,969 shares
Wally Weitz – 799,500 shares
Chris Davis – 321,364 shares
Steve Romick – 270,980 shares
John Rogers – 160,179 shares
Charles Brandes – 109,777 shares
Ken Griffin – 74,869 shares
Murray Stahl – 7,466 shares
Mario Gabelli – 6,875 shares
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