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:
PayPal Holdings Inc (PYPL)
PayPal was spun off from eBay in 2015 and provides electronic payment solutions to merchants and consumers, with a focus on online transactions. The company had 426 million active accounts at the end of 2021, including 34 million merchant accounts. The company also owns Xoom, an international money transfer business, and Venmo, a person-to-person payment platform.
A quick look at the price chart below for the company shows us that the stock is down 67.22% in the past twelve months.
Superinvestors who recently bought, or continue to hold the stock, according to their latest 13Fs, include:
Ken Fisher – 17,329,942
Stephen Mandel – 4,289,025
Ken Griffin – 2,323,310
Ray Dalio – 1,267,329
Paul Singer – 1,000,000
Israel Englander – 787,041
Steve Cohen – 522,800
Joel Greenblatt – 287,616
Cliff Asness – 269,510
Tom Gayner – 22,261
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