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6 Underperforming Stocks in Gurus' Portfolios

While gurus hold positions in these companies, the share prices and returns continue to fall. As of Thursday, the following are the worst-performing stocks over the past six months with a long-term presence in more than five gurus' portfolios.

Shares of Waters Corp. (NYSE:WAT) declined 9.89% over the last six months. The stock is held by eight gurus.

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The supplier of analytical instruments has a $14 billion market cap. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 27.57. The share price of $212 is 17.58% below the 52-week high and 25.25% above the 52-week low.

Over the last 10 years, the stock has climbed 396.9%. Over the last five years, the company's revenue has grown 7.20%. The return on equity of 41.74% and return on assets of 16.10% are outperforming 78% of companies in the Medical Diagnostics and Research industry.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies with 0.84% of outstanding shares, followed by Al Gore (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.45% and PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.45%.

Korea Electric Power Corp. (NYSE:KEP) is held by three gurus. The stock declined 27.31% over the last six months.

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The electric utility company has a market cap of $13.86 billion. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 0.24. The share price of $10.72 is 32.80% below the 52-week high and 3.41% above the 52-week low. Over the past decade, the stock has tumbled 17.89%.

Over the last five years, the company's revenue has grown 1.30%. The return on equity of -2.61% and return on assets of -0.98% are underperforming 100% of companies in the Utilities - Regulated industry.

With 0.17% of outstanding shares, Donald Smith (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder.

Shares of Biomarin Pharmaceutical Inc. (NASDAQ:BMRN) declined 20.78% over the last six months. The stock is held by eight gurus.

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The company has a market cap of $13.52 billion. The stock is trading with a price-book ratio of 4.56. The share price of $76.2 is 28.61% below the 52-week high and 1.83% above the 52-week low. Over the past decade, the stock has soared 379.87%.

Over the last five years, the company's revenue has declined 15.60%. The return on equity of -3.76% and return on assets of -2.44% are underperforming 100% of companies in the Biotechnology industry.

The company's largest guru shareholder is PRIMECAP Management with 7.92% of outstanding shares, followed by Frank Sands (Trades, Portfolio) with 3.28% and Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio) with 2.86%.

Shares of Tenaris SA (NYSE:TS) declined 6.73% over the last six months. The stock is held by four gurus.

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The company, which makes steel pipes, has a market cap of $13.21 billion. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 16.17. The share price of $23 is 36.31% below the 52-week high and 11.69% above the 52-week low. Over the last 10 years, it has lost 25.82%.

Over the last five years, its revenue has fallen 8.10%. The return on equity of 7.64% and return on assets of 6.15% are outperforming 50% of companies in the Oil and Gas - Services industry.

With 0.18% of outstanding shares, John Rogers (Trades, Portfolio) is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Simons' firm with 0.13% and NWQ Managers (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.11%.

Skyworks Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:SWKS) declined 7.40% over the last six months. The stock is held by nine gurus.

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The semiconductor company has a $13.41 billion market cap. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 12.99. The share price of $78.79 is 18.13% below the 52-week high and 31.08% above the 52-week low. Over the past decade, it has gained 605.65%.

Over the last five years, its revenue has grown 17.40%. The return on equity of 26.29% and return on assets of 22.44% are outperforming 89% of companies in the Semiconductors industry.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Simons' firm with 0.36% of outstanding shares, followed by Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.15%, Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.06% and Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.04%.

Shares of Concho Resources Inc. (NYSE:CXO) declined 42.96% over the last six months. The stock is held by 10 gurus.

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The independent oil and natural gas company has a market cap of $13.40 billion. The stock is trading with a price-earnings ratio of 26.33. The share price of $72.40.64 is 53.58% below the 52-week high and 7.70% above the 52-week low. Over the past decade, it has risen 94.68%.

Over the last five years, its revenue has declined 2.30%. The return on equity of 3.12% and return on assets of 2.21% are underperforming 82% of companies in the Oil and Gas - E&P industry.

With 2.15% of outstanding shares, Dodge & Cox is the company's largest guru shareholder, followed by Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.33% and NWQ Managers with 0.07%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned.

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