value investing
Columbia Business School

The new issue of the Graham & Doddsville Newsletter for winter just came out several days ago. The newsletter is compiled quarterly by the students of Columbia Business School. This new issue features Mason Hawkins of Southeastern Asset Management. Mason Hawkins is a noted value investor who manages over $30 billion in assets currently. Hawkins also manages the Long Leaf Partners Fund. Another value fund that has produced market beating results for many years.

His top ten holdings in his domestic equity fund are

Top Ten Holdings

As of 12/31/09
DIRECTV satellite broadcaster 10.8%
Chesapeake Energy natural gas exploration & production 8.2%
Dell information technology 7.6%
Walt Disney entertainment and broadcasting 6.8%
Pioneer Natural Resources oil & gas exploration & production 5.2%
Yum! Brands franchisor/owner-Taco Bell, KFC, Pizza Hut 5.0%
Philips electronics, medical, & lighting 4.7%
NipponKoa Japanese non-life insurance 4.5%
Liberty Media Interactive tv, internet, & catalog retail 4.4%
Cemex cement company 4.3%
Total 61.5%

The newsletter also contains an interview from some of the managers of Tweedy Browne, One of the original value funds that traces its roots back to the days of Benjamin Graham

Below is the link to the newsletter. Enjoy!

Graham & Dodd Newsletter