One Stock Superinvestors Are Selling

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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:

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ)

Johnson & Johnson is the world’s largest and most diverse healthcare firm. Three divisions make up the firm: pharmaceutical, medical devices and diagnostics, and consumer. The drug and device groups represent close to 80% of sales and drive the majority of cash flows for the firm. The drug division focuses on the following therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neurology, pulmonary, cardiology, and metabolic diseases. The device segment focuses on orthopedics, surgery tools, vision care, and a few smaller areas. The last segment of consumer focuses on baby care, beauty, oral care, over-the-counter drugs, and women’s health. Geographically, just over half of total revenue is generated in the United States.

A quick look at the price chart below for Johnson & Johnson shows us that the stock is up 9.38% in the past twelve months.

(Source: Morningstar)

Superinvestors who reduced, or sold out of Johnson & Johnson stock in their portfolios include:

(Remaining shares)

Cliff Asness – 4,798,517 shares

Jim Simons – 1,850,766 shares

Tweedy Browne – 1,802,726 shares

John Rogers – 870,434 shares

Ken Fisher – 677,965 shares

Joel Greenblatt – 158,880 shares

Israel Englander – 117,115 shares

Paul Tudor Jones – 10,705 shares

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