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:
Nike Inc (NYSE: NKE)
Nike is the largest athletic footwear and apparel brand in the world. It designs, develops, and markets athletic apparel, footwear, equipment, and accessories in six major categories: running, basketball, soccer, training, sportswear, and Jordan. Footwear generates about two thirds of its sales. Nike’s brands include Nike, Jordan, and Converse (casual footwear). Nike sells products worldwide and outsources its production to more than 300 factories in more than 30 countries. Nike was founded in 1964 and is based in Beaverton, Oregon.
A quick look at the price chart below for Nike shows us that the stock is up 19% in the past twelve months.
Superinvestors who recently bought, or continue to hold Nike stock in their portfolios include:
Terry Smith – 8,755,854
Ken Fisher – 7,569,406
Israel Englander – 1,822,459
Jim Simons – 805,800
Steve Cohen – 801,500
Ken Griffin – 478,952
Tom Gayner – 366,000
Mario Gabelli – 46,099
Joel Greenblatt – 41,392
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