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Mason Hawkins' Southeastern Management Largest Trades of the 2nd Quarter


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Mason Hawkins ( Trades , Portfolio ) and his partners are value investors. He has been Chairman and CEO of Southeastern Asset Management since 1975. These are the firm's recent trades during the second quarter,AA according to GuruFocus data.

Southeastern bought 8,304,492 shares in Liberty Media Corp Class C AA ( LMCK ) with an impact of 1.5% on the portfolio.

The company through its subsidiaries owns interest in media, communication and entertainment businesses. The company operates in North America.

During the first quarter, net subscribers grew 8% and revenue increased 11% from the same quarter of a year before. The company reported 62% growth in net income.

GuruFocus gives the stock a profitability and growth rating of 5 out of 10 with ROE of 4.02% and ROA of 1.46% that are under performing 53% of the companies in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry. Financial strength has a rating of 5 out of 10, with cash to debt of 0.09 that is below industry median of 1.78.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is Warren Buffett ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 8.16% of outstanding shares followed by Mason Hawkins ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 2.48%, Wallace Weitz ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 1.77%, Murray Stahl ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 1.6%, Mario Gabelli ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 0.52%, Ron Baron ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 0.49% and RS Investment Management ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 0.49%.

Southeastern reduced its stake in Consol Energy Inc. ( CNX ) by 3.18% and with an impact of -0.25% on the portfolio.

The company is engaged in oil and gas exploration and production, and coal mining.

GuruFocus gives the stock a profitability and growth rating of 4 out of 10 with ROE of -11.49% and ROA of -4.96% that are out performing 63% of the companies in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry. Financial strength has a rating of 4 out of 10, with cash to debt 0.12 that is below the industry median of 0.48.

Mason Hawkins ( Trades , Portfolio ) is the largest shareholder of the company among the gurus, with 22.01% of outstanding shares followed by David Einhorn ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 12.91%, John Griffin ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 1.47%, Arnold Schneider ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 0.48%, Mario Gabelli ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 0.32% and Paul Tudor Jones ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 0.01%.

Southeastern reduced its stake in Chesapeake Energy Corp. ( CHK ) by 12.9% with an impact of -0.33% on the portfolio.

It is a natural gas and oil exploration and production company. It explores, develops and acquires properties for the production of natural gas and crude oil from underground reservoirs and also provides marketing and midstream services.

First quarter production averaged approximately 672,400 boe per day, an increase of 1% year over year and reported a net loss available to common stockholders of $964 million, or $1.44 per fully

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