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:
Meta Platforms Inc (FB)
Meta is the world’s largest online social network, with 2.5 billion monthly active users. Users engage with each other in different ways, exchanging messages and sharing news events, photos, and videos. On the video side, the firm is in the process of building a library of premium content and monetizing it via ads or subscription revenue. Meta refers to this as Facebook Watch. The firm’s ecosystem consists mainly of the Facebook app, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, and many features surrounding these products. Users can access Facebook on mobile devices and desktops. Advertising revenue represents more than 90% of the firm’s total revenue, with 50% coming from the U.S. and Canada and 25% from Europe. With gross margins above 80%, Meta operates at a 30%-plus margin.
A quick look at the price chart below for the company shows us that the stock is down 37.58% in the past twelve months.
Superinvestors who reduced, or sold out of the company’s stock include:
Sequoia – 2,645,047
Cliff Asness – 2,011,363
Jeremy Grantham – 1,196,449
David Tepper – 1,100,000
Seth Klarman – 984,500
Mark Massey – 529,189
Rob Vinall – 182,900
Chris Bloomstran – SOLD OUT
Glenn Greenberg – SOLD OUT
Steve Mandel – SOLD OUT
Dan Loeb – SOLD OUT
Leon Cooperman SOLD OUT
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