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’. This week we’ll take a look at:
Moody’s Corporation (MCO)
Moody’s, along with S&P Ratings, is a leading provider of credit ratings on fixed income securities. Moody’s ratings segment, known as Moody’s Investors Service or MIS, includes corporates, structured finance, financial institutions, and public finance ratings. MIS represents a majority of the firm’s revenue and profits. Moody’s other segment is Moody’s Analytics and consists of Research, Data, and Analytics or RD&A and Enterprise Risk Solutions or ERS. RD&A’s products include credit research, quantitative credit scores, economic research, business intelligence, know your customer (KYC) tools, commercial real estate data and analytical tools, and training services. ERS includes risk management software solutions to financial institutions.
A quick look at the price chart below for the company shows us that the stock is down 12.6% in the past twelve months.
Superinvestors who recently bought, or continue to hold the stock in their portfolios include:
Warren Buffett – 24,669,778
Chris Hohn – 7,285,832
Chuck Akre – 5,659,712
Eric Schoenstein – 513,165
Tom Gayner – 212,990
Mark Massey – 123,310
Guy Spier – 27,000
Rob Olstein – 18,000
Glenn Greenberg – 3,279
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