Donald Yacktman is Crushing His Peers

Donald Yacktman is Crushing His PeersDonald Yacktman was on Bloomberg today. His funds’ performance has been within the top 5% of all fund managers for the past five and ten years.

Below are his top ten holdings from GuruFocus

TickerCompanyIndustrySharesValue ($1000)% Weighting as of
Share # Change
from Last Period
Trade Impact to Portfolio (%)Donald Yacktman is Crushing His Peers
Holding History
NWSANews Corp.Media66,299,0241,173,49012.3535%+13.49%+1.47%History
PEPPepsiCo Inc.Food & Beverage15,107,7091,064,04011.2013%+3.11%+0.34%History
PGProcter & Gamble Co.Personal & Household Goods11,231,508713,9877.5162%+19.45%+1.22%History
MSFTMicrosoft Corp.Software & Computer Services25,761,396669,7967.051%+20.19%+1.18%History
KOCocaCola Co.Food & Beverage6,984,422469,9824.9476%+4.3%+0.2%History
CSCOCisco Systems Inc.Technology Hardware & Equipment29,611,625462,2374.866%+168.76%+3.06%History
JNJJohnson & JohnsonPharmaceuticals & Biotechnology5,935,688394,8424.1565%+13.75%+0.5%History
SYYSysco Corp.Retail12,249,689381,9454.0208%+12.47%+0.45%History

Yacktman stated “If someone had told me 10 years ago that these stocks would be in my portfolio I would have laughed.”

Yacktman talks about the performance of the U.S. stock market, his investment strategy and his holdings in News Corp., PepsiCo Inc. and Research In Motion Ltd.

Below is the full interview, skip to 4:50 to get straight to Yacktman:


H/T to Canadian Value for the find.