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:
Qualcomm Inc (QCOM)
Qualcomm develops and licenses wireless technology and designs chips for smartphones. The company’s key patents revolve around CDMA and OFDMA technologies, which are standards in wireless communications that are the backbone of all 3G, 4G, and 5G networks. Qualcomm’s IP is licensed by virtually all wireless device makers. The firm is also the world’s largest wireless chip vendor, supplying nearly every premier handset maker with leading-edge processors. Qualcomm also sells RF-front end modules into smartphones, as well as chips into automotive and Internet of Things markets.
A quick look at the price chart below for the company shows us that the stock is down 9.96% in the past twelve months.
Superinvestors who recently bought, or continue to hold the stock, according to their latest 13Fs include:
Israel Englander – 2,270,202
Ken Fisher – 1,853,383
Ken Griffin – 965,413
Ray Dalio – 413,406
Joel Greenblatt – 92,480
Mario Gabelli – 13,434
Murray Stahl – 5,010
Lee Ainslie – 3,049
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