Ken Fisher Buys AAPL, PEP, BHP, HD, Sells APC, EMC, SBUX

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Ken Fisher just reported his third quarter portfolio. He has bought into many new positions, and his largest purchases are with Apple Inc., Pepsico, Inc., Bhp Billiton Limited (adr), The Home Depot, Inc., etc. In his recent Forbes Columns, Ken Fisher wrote that he is now concentrate on "stocks larger than the global markets' $80 billion average market capitalization. There are now only 70 such megacaps." Why? "Because skeptics who were originally resistant to owning stocks finally get up the courage to dip their toes in. They naturally find it easiest to buy what they know- giant, safe blue chips-stocks whose products are household names." He wrote.

As of 09/30/2012, Fisher Asset Management, LLC owns 458 stocks with a total value of $36.1 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells that have the impact to portfolio of more than .5%.

This is the portfolio chart of Ken Fisher . You can click on the legend of the chart to show/hide buys, sells, or holdings. Each ball on the chart represents a position in the portfolio. You can move your mouse on the balls to see the details of each position and click to see the details of all guru trades with this position.



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This is the sector weightings of his portfolio:

Technology 19.2%
Financials 14.4%
Consumer Goods 12.3%
Health Care 11%
Consumer Services 10.2%
Industrials 8%
Oil & Gas 7.8%
Basic Materials 3.8%
Telecom 3.1%
Not Assigned 2.6%
Utilities 0.3%



These are the top 5 holdings of Ken Fisher

  1. IShares IBoxx $ Invest Grade Corp Bd Fd ( LQD ) - 7,294,846 shares, 2.5% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 3.36%
  2. Pfizer Inc. ( PFE ) - 32,041,849 shares, 2.2% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 44.6%
  3. Cisco Systems, Inc. ( CSCO ) - 37,784,052 shares, 2.0% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 77.01%
  4. Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ ) - 10,657,625 shares, 2.0% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 0.45%
  5. General Electric Company ( GE ) - 31,277,760 shares, 2.0% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 0.29%


New Purchase: Comcast Corporation ( CMCSA )

Ken Fisher initiated holdings in Comcast Corporation. His purchase prices were between $31.1 and $36.25, with an estimated average price of $33.53. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.2%. His holdings were 11,737,561 shares as of 09/30/2012.

New Purchase: Petroleo Brasileiro Sa (adr) ( PBR )

Ken Fisher initiated holdings in Petroleo Brasileiro Sa (adr). His purchase prices were between $18.68 and $24.18, with an estimated average price of $20.99. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.1%. His holdings were 17,914,836 shares as of 09/30/2012.

New Purchase: Toyota Motor Corporation (adr) ( TM )

Ken Fisher initiated holdings in Toyota Motor Corporation (adr). His purchase prices were between $72.54 and $83.15, with an estimated average price of $79.19. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1%. His holdings were 4,740,858 shares as of 09/30/2012.

New Purchase: Royal Bank Of Canada (usa) ( RY )

Ken Fisher initiated holdings in Royal Bank Of Canada (usa). His purchase prices were between $49.64 and $58.16, with an estimated average price of $53.55. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.97%. His holdings were 6,074,439 shares as of 09/30/2012.

New Purchase: Novartis Ag (adr) ( NVS )

Ken Fisher initiated holdings in Novartis Ag (adr). His purchase prices were between $55.24 and $61.51, with an estimated average price of $58.49. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.86%. His holdings were 5,086,362 shares as of 09/30/2012.

New Purchase: Vodafone Group Plc (adr) (VOD)

Ken Fisher initiated holdings in Vodafone Group Plc (adr). His purchase prices were between $27.58 and $30.05, with an estimated average price of $28.76. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.77%. His holdings were 9,805,503 shares as of 09/30/2012.

New Purchase: China Mobile Ltd. (adr) (CHL)

Ken Fisher initiated holdings in China Mobile Ltd. (adr). His purchase prices were between $52.28 and $59.3, with an estimated average price of $55.43. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.61%. His holdings were 3,956,845 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: Apple Inc. ( AAPL )

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in Apple Inc. by 995.58%. His purchase prices were between $574.81 and $702.3, with an estimated average price of $635.18. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.64%. His holdings were 962,480 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: Pepsico, Inc. ( PEP )

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in Pepsico, Inc. by 121218%. His purchase prices were between $68.79 and $73.58, with an estimated average price of $71.32. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.6%. His holdings were 8,327,265 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: Bhp Billiton Limited (adr) ( BHP )

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in Bhp Billiton Limited (adr) by 18885.4%. His purchase prices were between $61.9 and $72.28, with an estimated average price of $66.85. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.29%. His holdings were 7,070,369 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: The Home Depot, Inc. ( HD )

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in The Home Depot, Inc. by 1045.9%. His purchase prices were between $50.71 and $60.37, with an estimated average price of $54.57. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.28%. His holdings were 8,178,148 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: The Walt Disney Company (DIS)

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in The Walt Disney Company by 76179.6%. His purchase prices were between $47.28 and $52.77, with an estimated average price of $49.88. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.2%. His holdings were 8,588,322 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: Chevron Corporation (CVX)

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in Chevron Corporation by 12469.8%. His purchase prices were between $103.88 and $117.98, with an estimated average price of $111.06. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.19%. His holdings were 3,567,305 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM)

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in Exxon Mobil Corporation by 1811.3%. His purchase prices were between $83.1 and $92.26, with an estimated average price of $87.63. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.14%. His holdings were 4,730,413 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (adr) (TSM)

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in Taiwan Semiconductor Mfg. Co. Ltd. (adr) by 185.49%. His purchase prices were between $12.65 and $15.82, with an estimated average price of $14.08. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.97%. His holdings were 33,402,757 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO)

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in Cisco Systems, Inc. by 77.01%. His purchase prices were between $15.16 and $19.72, with an estimated average price of $17.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.87%. His holdings were 37,784,052 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: British American Tobacco Plc (adr) (BTI)

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in British American Tobacco Plc (adr) by 5457.66%. His purchase prices were between $100.47 and $109.28, with an estimated average price of $104.96. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.84%. His holdings were 3,017,254 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: Jpmorgan Chase & Co. (JPM)

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in Jpmorgan Chase & Co. by 128.67%. His purchase prices were between $33.89 and $41.57, with an estimated average price of $37.09. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.84%. His holdings were 13,452,483 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: American Express Company (AXP)

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in American Express Company by 75.26%. His purchase prices were between $55.63 and $59.41, with an estimated average price of $57.53. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.77%. His holdings were 11,602,747 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: At&t Inc. (T)

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in At&t Inc. by 27849%. His purchase prices were between $34.63 and $38.14, with an estimated average price of $36.77. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.77%. His holdings were 7,413,198 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: Wells Fargo & Company (WFC)

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in Wells Fargo & Company by 69.73%. His purchase prices were between $32.85 and $36.1, with an estimated average price of $34.06. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.74%. His holdings were 18,598,852 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B)

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in Berkshire Hathaway Inc. by 20571.4%. His purchase prices were between $82.65 and $89.82, with an estimated average price of $85.33. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.73%. His holdings were 2,996,316 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in Philip Morris International Inc. by 102.77%. His purchase prices were between $86.68 and $93.3, with an estimated average price of $90.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.71%. His holdings were 5,447,920 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: Pfizer Inc. (PFE)

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in Pfizer Inc. by 44.6%. His purchase prices were between $22.34 and $24.95, with an estimated average price of $23.74. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.68%. His holdings were 32,041,849 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: International Business Machines Corp. (IBM)

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in International Business Machines Corp. by 47.8%. His purchase prices were between $183.09 and $207.31, with an estimated average price of $196.84. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.61%. His holdings were 3,298,446 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: Visa Inc (V)

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in Visa Inc by 47.28%. His purchase prices were between $120.76 and $135.1, with an estimated average price of $128.64. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.58%. His holdings were 4,814,801 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: Hsbc Holdings Plc (adr) (HBC)

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in Hsbc Holdings Plc (adr) by 55.89%. His purchase prices were between $39.69 and $47.65, with an estimated average price of $44.11. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.57%. His holdings were 12,769,917 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Added: Lvmh Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Sa(adr) (LVMUY)

Ken Fisher added to his holdings in Lvmh Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Sa(adr) by 48.35%. His purchase prices were between $28.01 and $33.9, with an estimated average price of $31.26. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.52%. His holdings were 19,072,805 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Reduced: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation ( APC )

Ken Fisher reduced to his holdings in Anadarko Petroleum Corporation by 99.18%. His sale prices were between $64.76 and $75.61, with an estimated average price of $69.81. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.69%. Ken Fisher still held 70,570 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Reduced: Emc Corporation ( EMC )

Ken Fisher reduced to his holdings in Emc Corporation by 94.79%. His sale prices were between $23.29 and $28.02, with an estimated average price of $26.08. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.61%. Ken Fisher still held 1,146,813 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Reduced: Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX )

Ken Fisher reduced to his holdings in Starbucks Corporation by 98.46%. His sale prices were between $43.24 and $54.04, with an estimated average price of $49.67. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.58%. Ken Fisher still held 153,573 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Reduced: Freeport-mcmoran Copper & Gold Inc. (FCX)

Ken Fisher reduced to his holdings in Freeport-mcmoran Copper & Gold Inc. by 99.34%. His sale prices were between $31.4 and $42.6, with an estimated average price of $35.77. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.39%. Ken Fisher still held 92,671 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Reduced: Allergan, Inc. (AGN)

Ken Fisher reduced to his holdings in Allergan, Inc. by 97.52%. His sale prices were between $82.08 and $95.65, with an estimated average price of $88.04. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.27%. Ken Fisher still held 113,010 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Reduced: Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS)

Ken Fisher reduced to his holdings in Las Vegas Sands Corp. by 99.56%. His sale prices were between $36.39 and $46.77, with an estimated average price of $41.53. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.19%. Ken Fisher still held 39,184 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Reduced: Priceline.com Inc (PCLN)

Ken Fisher reduced to his holdings in Priceline.com Inc by 98.27%. His sale prices were between $560.41 and $690.55, with an estimated average price of $631.72. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.18%. Ken Fisher still held 10,319 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Reduced: Salesforce.com, Inc. (CRM)

Ken Fisher reduced to his holdings in Salesforce.com, Inc. by 99.63%. His sale prices were between $121.39 and $159.35, with an estimated average price of $140.21. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.1%. Ken Fisher still held 9,959 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Reduced: The Boeing Company (BA)

Ken Fisher reduced to his holdings in The Boeing Company by 98.94%. His sale prices were between $69.38 and $75.58, with an estimated average price of $72.61. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.09%. Ken Fisher still held 53,964 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Reduced: Pnc Financial Services (PNC)

Ken Fisher reduced to his holdings in Pnc Financial Services by 99.32%. His sale prices were between $57.36 and $66.77, with an estimated average price of $61.62. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.09%. Ken Fisher still held 40,269 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Reduced: Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp, Inc.(adr) (SMFG)

Ken Fisher reduced to his holdings in Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Grp, Inc.(adr) by 99.31%. His sale prices were between $6.06 and $6.81, with an estimated average price of $6.41. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.09%. Ken Fisher still held 371,220 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Reduced: Cenovus Energy Inc (usa) (CVE)

Ken Fisher reduced to his holdings in Cenovus Energy Inc (usa) by 98.6%. His sale prices were between $30.31 and $36.78, with an estimated average price of $33.03. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.08%. Ken Fisher still held 164,806 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Reduced: Basf Se (adr) (BASFY)

Ken Fisher reduced to his holdings in Basf Se (adr) by 87.28%. His sale prices were between $66.9 and $87.92, with an estimated average price of $75.86. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.05%. Ken Fisher still held 771,282 shares as of 09/30/2012.

Reduced: Time Warner Inc. (TWX)

Ken Fisher reduced to his holdings in Time Warner Inc. by 99.21%. His sale prices were between $37.49 and $45.9, with an estimated average price of $41.17. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.99%. Ken Fisher still held 72,099 shares as of 09/30/2012.

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