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:
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 up 19% in the past twelve months.
Superinvestors who recently bought, or continue to hold Visa stock include:
Ken Fisher – 22,860,315
Wells Fargo – 11,789,294
Warren Buffett – 9,987,460
Terry Smith – 6,492,332
Chuck Akre – 5,254,738
Ken Griffin – 2,163,547
Steve Cohen – 1,446,403
Tom Gayner – 957,680
Jeremy Grantham – 800,178
Jim Simons – 405,400
Francois Rochon – 316,218
Chase Coleman – 163,000
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