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Glenn Greenberg Sells Stake in Microsoft

Glenn Greenberg ( Trades , Portfolio ) of Brave Warrior Advisors made nearly three times as many sales as buys in the fourth quarter, led by the sale of his 6,280,742-share stake in Microsoft Corp. ( MSFT ), a Redmond, Washington-based computer and consumer electronics company, for an average price of $52.81 per share.

The divestiture had an -8.83% impact on Greenberg's portfolio. It was the only stake Greenberg sold in the fourth quarter. He made other sales, but he retained portions of those stakes.

Microsoft's leading shareholder among the gurus is Dodge & Cox with a stake of 66,559,905 shares. The stake is 0.84% of Microsoft's outstanding shares and 3.62% of Dodge & Cox's total assets.

Microsoft has a P/E of 37.4, a forward P/E of 16, a P/B of 5.4 and a P/S of 4.8. GuruFocus gives Microsoft a Financial Strength rating of 7/10 and a Profitability and Growth rating of 8/10.

Microsoft sold for $52.58 per share Tuesday.

Greenberg raised his stake in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. ( VRX ), a Canadian pharmaceutical company, by more than 12% with the purchase of 674,439 shares for an average price of $111.15 per share. The transaction had a 2.72% impact on Greenberg's portfolio.

Greenberg's stake, now 6,252,331 shares, is 1.82% of Valeant's outstanding shares and 25.22% of Greenberg's total assets. Ruane Cunniff ( Trades , Portfolio ) is Valeant's leading shareholder among the gurus with a stake of 35,375,610 shares. The stake is 10.31% of Valeant's outstanding shares and 20.49% of Ruane Cunniff ( Trades , Portfolio )'s total assets.

Valeant has a P/E of 43.2, a forward P/E of 4, a P/B of 3.7 and a P/S of 2.3. GuruFocus gives Valeant a Financial Strength rating of 6/10 and a Profitability and Growth rating of 8/10.

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Valeant sold for $65.45 per share Tuesday.

Greenberg increased his stake in Charles Schwab Corp. ( SCHW ), a San Francisco-based brokerage and banking company, by more than 5%. Greenberg bought 477,100 shares for an average price of $31.74 per share. The deal had a 0.62% impact on Greenberg's portfolio.

Greenberg's stake, now 9,602,045 shares, is 0.73% of Charles Schwab's outstanding shares and 12.55% of Greenberg's total assets. Charles Schwab's leading shareholder among the gurus is Dodge & Cox with a stake of 102,622,637 shares. The stake is 7.77% of the company's outstanding shares and 3.39% of Dodge & Cox's total assets.

Charles Schwab has a P/E of 25.5, a forward P/E of 16.6, a P/B of 2.8 and a P/S of 5.2. GuruFocus gives Charles Schwab a Financial Strength rating of 6/10 and a Profitability and Growth rating of 7/10.

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Charles Schwab sold for $26.39 per share Tuesday.

Greenberg boosted his stake in Brookfield Asset Management Inc. ( BAM ), a Canadian asset management company, by nearly 5%. The guru purchased 418,170 shares for an average price of $33.43 per share. The transaction had a 0.52% impact on Greenberg's portfolio.

Greenberg's stake is now 8,939,976 shares, which is 0.93% of the company's outstanding shares and 11.19% of

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