Top Manager Donald Yacktman Buys Procter & Gamble, Sysco Corp, Clorox Co, and Staples

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Don Yacktman just reported his first quarter portfolio. He has bought a lot of stocks during the quarter. Yacktman has seen huge fund inflows due to his excellent performances. His picks are mostly high quality large caps in consumer products and consumer service industries.

GuruFocus has recently conducted an interview with Yacktman. You can read interview here . As of 03/31/2012, Yacktman Asset Management Co. owns 63 stocks with a total value of $14.6 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.

For the details of Donald Yacktman 's stock buys and sells, go to http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Donald+Yacktman

This is the sector weightings of his portfolio:

Consumer Goods 30.1%
Consumer Services 27.1%
Health Care 16.3%
Technology 16.1%
Financials 6.5%
Oil & Gas 4%
Industrials 0.1%



These are the top 5 holdings of Donald Yacktman

  1. Pepsico Inc ( PEP ) - 23,944,950 shares, 10.8% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 10.9%
  2. News Corp Inc-A ( NWSA ) - 77,112,902 shares, 10.4% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 4.69%
  3. Procter & Gambl ( PG ) - 21,686,199 shares, 10.0% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 53.83%
  4. Microsoft Corp ( MSFT ) - 30,376,482 shares, 6.7% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 2.83%
  5. Sysco Corp ( SYY ) - 25,542,997 shares, 5.2% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 60.6%


New Purchase: Staples Inc ( SPLS )

Donald Yacktman initiated holdings in Staples Inc. His purchase prices were between $14.42 and $16.84, with an estimated average price of $14.52. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.25%. His holdings were 2,235,000 shares as of 03/31/2012.

Added: Procter & Gambl ( PG )

Donald Yacktman added to his holdings in Procter & Gambl by 53.83%. His purchase prices were between $62.77 and $67.9, with an estimated average price of $61.86. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 3.5%. His holdings were 21,686,199 shares as of 03/31/2012.

Added: Sysco Corp ( SYY )

Donald Yacktman added to his holdings in Sysco Corp by 60.6%. His purchase prices were between $28.91 and $30.9, with an estimated average price of $27.88. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.96%. His holdings were 25,542,997 shares as of 03/31/2012.

Added: Clorox Co ( CLX )

Donald Yacktman added to his holdings in Clorox Co by 80.23%. His purchase prices were between $67.1 and $70.24, with an estimated average price of $63.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.16%. His holdings were 5,522,680 shares as of 03/31/2012.

Added: Pepsico Inc ( PEP )

Donald Yacktman added to his holdings in Pepsico Inc by 10.9%. His purchase prices were between $62.28 and $66.76, with an estimated average price of $60.84. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.06%. His holdings were 23,944,950 shares as of 03/31/2012.

Here is the complete portfolio of Donald Yacktman. Also check out the Undervalued Stocks, Top Growth Companies, and High Yield stocks of Donald Yacktman.About GuruFocus: GuruFocus.com tracks the stocks picks and portfolio holdings of the world's best investors. This value investing site offers stock screeners and valuation tools. And publishes daily articles tracking the latest moves of the world's best investors. GuruFocus also provides promising stock ideas in 3 monthly newsletters sent to Premium Members .



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This article appears in: Investing

Referenced Stocks: CLX , PEP , PG , SYY , VIAB

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