Vanguard Windsor Fund Manager James Barrow Portfolio Update

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James Barrow , the manager of Vanguard Windsor II and Selected Value Funds reported his second quarter portfolio. As usual, his portfolio has extremely low turnovers. As of 03/31/2012, Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss owns 158 stocks with a total value of $50.8 billion.

James Barrow has built excellent track record over the past decade. His Vanguard Select Value Fund outperformed the S&P 500 eight out of last ten years with a cumulative gain of 104%, while the S&P500 gained 34.9%.

James Barrow did initiate a few small positions in the first quarter. He Buys Embraer Air, Target Corp, Berry Petroleum, Sells Hewlett Packard, RSC Holdings, Exco Resources. These are the complete list:

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

This is the sector weightings of his portfolio:

Financials 22.4%
Industrials 14.9%
Health Care 13.9%
Consumer Goods 13.5%
Oil & Gas 9%
Technology 8.4%
Utilities 8.1%
Consumer Services 4.8%
Telecom 4.4%
Basic Materials 0.7%



These are the top 5 holdings of James Barrow

  1. Philip Morris ( PM ) - 21,916,982 shares, 3.8% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 0.8%
  2. Conocophillips ( COP ) - 21,148,949 shares, 3.2% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 1.26%
  3. Amer Express Co ( AXP ) - 25,849,291 shares, 2.9% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 1.41%
  4. Intl Bus Mach ( IBM ) - 6,831,828 shares, 2.8% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 1.95%
  5. Microsoft Corp ( MSFT ) - 42,848,592 shares, 2.7% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 1.51%


New Purchase: Berry Petroleum ( BRY )

James Barrow initiated holdings in Berry Petroleum. His purchase prices were between $43.28 and $55.74, with an estimated average price of $45.3. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.08%. His holdings were 843,200 shares as of 03/31/2012.

New Purchase: St Jude Medical ( STJ )

James Barrow initiated holdings in St Jude Medical. His purchase prices were between $34.52 and $44.54, with an estimated average price of $38.62. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.04%. His holdings were 403,300 shares as of 03/31/2012.

New Purchase: Duff&Phelps CP ( DUF )

James Barrow initiated holdings in Duff&phelps Cp. His purchase prices were between $13.75 and $15.97, with an estimated average price of $14.23. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.03%. His holdings were 1,113,409 shares as of 03/31/2012.

New Purchase: Schwab(chas) ( SCHW )

James Barrow initiated holdings in Schwab(chas). His purchase prices were between $11.61 and $15.38, with an estimated average price of $12.37. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.03%. His holdings were 1,157,900 shares as of 03/31/2012.

New Purchase: Ca Inc ( CA )

James Barrow initiated holdings in Ca Inc. His purchase prices were between $20.16 and $27.9, with an estimated average price of $23.7. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.01%. His holdings were 161,700 shares as of 03/31/2012.

Here is the complete portfolio of James Barrow. Also check out the Undervalued Stocks, Top Growth Companies, and High Yield stocks of James Barrow.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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Referenced Stocks: BRY , CA , DUF , SCHW , STJ

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