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Chase Coleman Trims Amazon, Alibaba Positions, Sells Apple

- By Tiziano Frateschi

Tiger Global Management's Chase Coleman (Trades, Portfolio) sold shares of the following stocks during the fourth quarter.


The guru trimmed 37.85% off his Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) holding. The trade had an impact of -4.30% on the portfolio.

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The online retailer has a market cap of $801.43 billion and an enterprise value of $799.96 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 28.48% and return on assets of 7.21% are outperforming 65% of companies in the Global Specialty Retail industry. Its financial strength is rated 7 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 1.04 is above the industry median of 0.99.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.33% of outstanding shares, followed by Frank Sands (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.28%, Spiros Segalas (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.21% and Coleman with 0.15%.

The investor reduced his Booking Holdings Inc. (BKNG) position by 31.75%. The trade had an impact of -1.97% on the portfolio.

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The company, which provides booking services for hotels, airlines, restaurants and other vacation services, has a market cap of $88.51 billion and an enterprise value of $90.09 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 25.33% and return on assets of 11.10% are outperforming 89% of companies in the Global Leisure industry. Its financial strength is rated 7 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.82 is above the industry median of 0.71.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Dodge & Cox with 2.51% of outstanding shares, followed by Sands with 0.98% and Steve Mandel (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.76%.

Coleman's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (BABA) stake was curbed 36.41%, impacting the portfolio by -1.84%.

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The Chinese e-commerce company has a market cap of $455.03 billion and an enterprise value of $461.22 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 17.09% and return on assets of 8.62% are outperforming 83% of companies in the Global Specialty Retail industry. Its financial strength is rated 7 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 1.47 is above the industry median of 0.99.

The company's largest guru shareholder is PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.59% of outstanding shares, followed by Fisher with 0.44%.

The investor reduced his Netflix Inc. (NFLX) stake by 31.53%, impacting the portfolio by -1.21%.

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The company, which supplies a subscription-based platform for streaming TV shows and movies, has a market cap of $158.49 billion and an enterprise value of $165.06 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 7 out of 10. The return on equity of 27.10% and return on assets of 5.45% are outperforming 67% of companies in the Global Media - Diversified industry. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.37 is below the industry median of 0.82.

The largest guru shareholder of the company is Sands with 1.23% of outstanding shares, followed by Segalas with 0.80%, Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.69% and Philippe Laffont (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.39%.

Coleman divested of his position in Apple Inc. (AAPL). The trade had an impact of -1.10% on the portfolio.

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The tech company, which manufactures iPhones, computers and other consumer electronics, has a market cap of $815.6 billion and an enterprise value of $843.9 billion.


GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 48.95% and return on assets of 15.95% are outperforming 95% of companies in the Global Consumer Electronics industry. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.75 is below the industry median of 1.26.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) with 5.29% of outstanding shares, followed by Fisher with 0.27% and Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.21%.


The guru trimmed 62.07% off his Autodesk Inc. (ADSK) position. The trade impacted the portfolio by -1.07%.

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The company, which provides computer-aided design software, has a market cap of $35.37 billion and an enterprise value of $35.88billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 5 out of 10. The return on equity of -13.37% is underperforming 76% of companies in the Global Software - Application industry. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.68 is below the industry median of 5.23.

The company's largest guru shareholder is Mandel with 1.75% of outstanding shares, followed by Jana Partners (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.17%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned.

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This article first appeared on GuruFocus.