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5 Industrial Companies Gurus Are Buying

- By Tiziano Frateschi

According to the GuruFocus All-In-One Screener, the following companies in the industrials sector are held by several gurus.


Four gurus hold Sturm Ruger & Co. Inc. (RGR) with a total weight of 1.15% on their portfolios.

The company has a market cap of $899.27 million. The stock is trading with a price-earnings (P/E) ratio of 15.17. The stock price of $51.75 is 24.78% below its 52-week high and 15.51% above its 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it has returned a gain of 520%.

The company"s revenue has grown 11.10% over the past 10 years. Its earnings per share (EPS) increased by 7.50%.

Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio) is the company"s largest shareholder among the gurus w ith 0.72% of outstanding shares, followed by Mario Cibelli (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.29% and Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.03%.

Twelve gurus hold Rockwell Collins Inc. (COL) with a total weight of 5.8% on their portfolios.

The company has a market cap of $21.91 billion. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 28.05. The stock price of $134.52 is 1.45% below its 52-week high and 51.49% above its 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it has returned a gain of 84%.

The company"s revenue grew 8.10% over the past 10 years. Its EPS grew 4.70%.

The company"s largest guru shareholder is Hotchkis & Wiley with 0.69% of outstanding shares, followed by Jeremy Grantham (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.37%, Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.18% and Leucadia National (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.17%.

Four gurus hold National Presto Industries Inc. (NPK) with a total weight of 0.82% on their portfolios.

The company has a market cap of $676 million. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 11.93. The stock price of $97.05 is 20.06% below its 52-week high and 6.78% above its 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it has returned a gain of 86%.

National Presto"s revenue had decreased 6.40% over the past 10 years and its EPS has declined 2.30%.

With 9.34% of outstanding shares, Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) is the company"s largest investor among the gurus, followed by Simons with 1.63%, Michael Price (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.34% and Greenblatt with 0.04%.

Thirteen gurus hold Raytheon Co. (RTN) with a total weight of 6.26% on their portfolios.

The company has a market cap of $56.82 billion. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 25.44. The stock price of $187.08 is 2.24% below its 52-week high and 35.86% above its 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it has returned a gain of 198%.

Raytheon"s revenue has increased 2.50% over the past ten years. Its EPS grew 7.30%.

The company"s largest guru shareholder is Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.87% of outstanding shares, followed by Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 0.51%, Simons with 0.41% and NWQ Managers (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.13%.

Ten gurus hold Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Inc. (SPR) with a total weight of 1.57% on their portfolios.

The company has a market cap of $9.69 billion. The stock is trading with a P/E ratio of 29.39. The stock price of $83.82 is 1.34% below its 52-week high and 61.66% above its 52-week low. Over the past 10 years, it has returned a gain of 146%.

Spirit AeroSystems" revenue grew 9% over the past 10 years. Its EPS has not changed.

With 4.21% of outstanding shares, Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss is the company"s largest guru shareholder, followed by Simons with 0.56%, Greenblatt with 0.15%, Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.12% and Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.11%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned in this article.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.