As part of the weekly research here at The Acquirer’s Multiple we’re always interested in investing gurus 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 common stocks that investing gurus have recently bought, or continuing to hold in their portfolios, according to their latest 13f’s. So we’re now providing a new weekly feature article called ‘One Stock Superinvestors Are Buying Or Holding’. This week we’ll take a look at:
Fidelity National Information Servcs Inc (NYSE: FIS)
Fidelity National Information Services’ legacy operations provide core and payment processing services to banks, but its business has expanded over time. By acquiring Sungard in 2015, the company now provides record-keeping and other services to investment firms. With the acquisition of Worldpay in 2019, FIS now provides payment processing services for merchants and holds leading positions in the United States and United Kingdom. About a fourth of revenue is generated outside North America.
A quick look at the price chart below for Fidelity National Information Services shows us that the stock is up 26% in the past twelve months.
Superinvestors who recently bought, or continue to hold Fidelity National Information Services stock include:
Andreas Halvorsen – 11,835,412
Wells Fargo – 3,459,635
Stephen Mandel – 2,799,907
Israel Englander – 928,255
Steve Cohen – 597,808
Wally Weitz – 320,000
Jim Simons – 270,142
Jonathon Soros – 180,000
Cliff Asness – 37,024
Jim O’Shaughnessy – 11,976
Lee Ainslie – 3,997
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