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:
Visa Inc (NYSE: V)
Visa is the largest payment processor in the world. In fiscal 2020, it processed almost $9 trillion in purchase transactions. Visa operates in over 200 countries and processes transactions in over 160 currencies. Its systems are capable of processing over 65,000 transactions per second.
A quick look at the price chart below for Visa shows us that the stock is down 1.86% in the past twelve months.
Superinvestors who reduced, or sold out of Visa stock in their portfolios include:
Terry Smith – 6,122,231 shares
Chuck Akre – 5,242,558 shares
Cliff Asness – 1,206,153 shares
Jeremy Grantham – 793,055 shares
David Tepper – 620,000 shares
Ruane, Cunniff & Goldfarb – 520,855 shares
Tom Russo – 450,194 shares
Israel Englander – 426,610 shares
Jim Simons – 405,400 shares
Joel Greenblatt – 70,162 shares
Mario Gabelli – 41,854 shares
Murray Stahl – 31,817 shares
George Soros – Sold Out
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