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
DIRECTVsatellite broadcaster10.8%
Chesapeake Energynatural gas exploration & production8.2%
Dellinformation technology7.6%
Walt Disneyentertainment and broadcasting6.8%
Pioneer Natural Resourcesoil & gas exploration & production5.2%
Yum! Brandsfranchisor/owner-Taco Bell, KFC, Pizza Hut5.0%
Philipselectronics, medical, & lighting4.7%
NipponKoaJapanese non-life insurance4.5%
Liberty Media Interactivetv, internet, & catalog retail4.4%
Cemexcement company4.3%
Total61.5%

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

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