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:
Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE: WFC)
Wells Fargo is one of the largest banks in the United States, with approximately $1.9 trillion in balance sheet assets. The company is split into four primary segments: consumer banking, commercial banking, corporate and investment banking, and wealth and investment management. It is almost entirely focused on the U.S.
A quick look at the price chart below for Wells Fargo shows us that the stock is up 65% in the past twelve months.
Superinvestors who reduced, or sold out of Wells Fargo include:
Warren Buffett – 52,423,867
Ken Griffin – 6,031,956
Donald Yacktman – 4,547,283
Mario Gabelli – 1,535,909
Tom Russo – 1,475,702
Cliff Asness – 1,033,261
David Tepper – 400,000
Lee Ainslie – 23,704
Steve Cohen – SOLD OUT
Paul Tudor Jones – SOLD OUT
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