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

Ticker Company Industry Shares Value ($1000) % Weighting as of
Share # Change
from Last Period
Trade Impact to Portfolio (%) Donald Yacktman is Crushing His Peers
Holding History
NWSA News Corp. Media 66,299,024 1,173,490 12.3535% +13.49% +1.47% History
PEP PepsiCo Inc. Food & Beverage 15,107,709 1,064,040 11.2013% +3.11% +0.34% History
PG Procter & Gamble Co. Personal & Household Goods 11,231,508 713,987 7.5162% +19.45% +1.22% History
MSFT Microsoft Corp. Software & Computer Services 25,761,396 669,796 7.051% +20.19% +1.18% History
KO CocaCola Co. Food & Beverage 6,984,422 469,982 4.9476% +4.3% +0.2% History
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc. Technology Hardware & Equipment 29,611,625 462,237 4.866% +168.76% +3.06% History
JNJ Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology 5,935,688 394,842 4.1565% +13.75% +0.5% History
VIA.B Viacom Media 7,722,965 393,871 4.1463% +4.41% +0.18% History
SYY Sysco Corp. Retail 12,249,689 381,945 4.0208% +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.”

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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.