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:
Elevance Health Inc (ELV)
Elevance Health (formerly known as Anthem) remains one of the leading health insurers in the U.S., providing medical benefits to 48 million medical members as of December 2022. The company offers employer, individual, and government-sponsored coverage plans. Elevance differs from its peers in its unique position as the largest single provider of Blue Cross Blue Shield branded coverage, operating as the licensee for the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association in 14 states. Through acquisitions, such as the Amerigroup deal in 2012 and MMM in 2021, Elevance’s reach expands beyond those states through government-sponsored programs such as Medicaid and Medicare Advantage plans, too.
A quick look at the price chart below for the company shows us that the stock is down 0.26% in the past twelve months.
Superinvestors who recently bought, or continue to hold the stock, according to their latest 13Fs include:
Andreas Halvorsen – 2,154,556
Jean-Marie Eveillard – 1,795,620
Glenn Greenberg – 1,084,768
Donald Yacktman – 387,171
Israel Englander – 321,931
Steve Cohen – 295,768
Bernard Horn – 124,431
Rich Pzena – 191,863
Joel Greenblatt – 6,509
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