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Scott Black's Largest Buys in –st Quarter

Scott Black ( Trades , Portfolio ) is the chairman, president, chief investment officer and chief compliance officer at Delphi Management Inc. He manages a portfolio composed of 93 stocks and 10 of them are new buys from the first quarter. The most weighted buys follow:

The investor bought 76,890 shares in Intel Corp. ( INTC ) with an impact of 1.5% on the portfolio.

The company is a semiconductor chipmaker. It develops integrated digital technology products like integrated circuits for industries such as computing and communications. First quarter revenues increased 7% from the same quarter of a year before and net income had a growth of 3%. Gross margin decreased 1.2 points from the first quarter of 2015.

GuruFocus gives the stock a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10 with ROE of 19.65% that is outperforming and ROA of 11.78% that is underperforming 85% of the companies in the Global Semiconductors industry. Financial strength has a rating of 7 out of 10 with cash to debt of 0.60 that is below the industry median of 1.73.

PRIMECAP Management ( Trades , Portfolio ) is the company's largest shareholder among the gurus, with 0.67% of outstanding shares followed by Ken Fisher ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 0.42%, Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 0.41%, First Eagle Investment ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 0.33%, Bill Nygren ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 0.33%, Richard Pzena ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 0.2% and Joel Greenblatt ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 0.05%.

The guru bought 23,241 shares in Ralph Lauren Corp. ( RL ) with an impact of 1.35% on the portfolio.

The company designs, markets and distributes men's, women's and children's apparel, accessories, fragrances and home furnishings. Its segments include Wholesale, Retail and Licensing. In the last quarter it reported net income of 88 cents per diluted share compared to $1.41 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015 and net revenues for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2016 were flat with the prior-year period on a constant currency basis and declined 1% on a reported basis to $1.9 billion.

GuruFocus gives the stock a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10 with ROE of 10.39% and ROA of 6.35% that are outperforming 61% of the companies in the Global Apparel Manufacturing industry. Financial strength has a rating of 7 out of 10 with cash to debt of 1.09 that is below the industry median of 1.44.

The largest shareholder among the gurus is Third Avenue Management ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 0.28% of outstanding shares followed by Ray Dalio ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 0.24%, GreenblattAA with 0.19%, Martin Whitman ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 0.14%, Steven Cohen ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 0.1%, Robert Olstein ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 0.07%, Chuck Royce ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 0.06% and Ron Baron ( Trades , Portfolio ) with 0.06%.

The investor bought 71,060 shares in

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