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Hillman Capital Exits General Mills, IBM

Mark Hillman (Trades, Portfolio)'s Hillman Capital Management sold shares of the following stocks during the first quarter of 2020.

General Mills


Hillman closed the General Mills Inc. (GIS) holding. The portfolio was impacted by -2.21%.

The packaged food producer has a market cap of $36.55 billion and an enterprise value of $49.86 billion.

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GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 29% and return on assets of 7.02% are outperforming 76% of companies in the consumer packaged goods industry. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.05 is below the industry median of 0.41.

The largest guru shareholder of the company is Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio)' Renaissance Technologies with 0.77% of outstanding shares, followed by Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.41% and Mairs and Power (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.35%.

International Business Machines

The firm exited the International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) holding. The portfolio was impacted by -2.21%.

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The company has a market cap of $114.26 billion and an enterprise value of $171.98 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 8 out of 10. The return on equity of 48.51% and return on assets of 6.08% are outperforming 67% of companies in the software industry. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.17 is below the industry median of 2.29.

The largest guru shareholder of the company is Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.30% of outstanding shares, followed by Simons with 0.17%, Parnassus Endeavor Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.09% and Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio)'s Gotham Asset Management with 0.02%.

Medtronic

The guru reduced its position of Medtronic PLC (MDT) by 88.38%, impacting the portfolio -1.87%.

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The medical device company has a market cap of $132.86 billion and an enterprise value of $142.96 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 10.52% and return on assets of 5.86% are underperforming 71% of companies in the medical devices and instruments industry. Its financial strength is rated 5 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.46 is below the industry median of 1.55.

The largest guru shareholder of the company is Vanguard Health Care Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.86% of outstanding shares, followed by Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.67% and Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 0.56%.

General Electric

The investor trimmed the position in General Electric Co. (GE) by 89.52% The trade had an impact of -1.23% on the portfolio.

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The company has a market cap of $57.25 billion and an enterprise value of $67.93 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 6 out of 10. The return on equity of -17.19% and return on assets of -1.7% are underperforming 89% of companies in the industrial products industry. Its financial strength is rated 4 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 0.9 is below the industry median of 0.96.

The largest guru shareholder of the company is the HOTCHKIS & WILEY with 1.27% of outstanding shares, followed by Renaissance Technologies with 0.87% and Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss with 0.82%.

Lam Research

The firm closed its Lam Research Corp. (LRCX) position. The trade had an impact of -1.03% on the portfolio.

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The company, which manufactures equipment used to fabricate semiconductors, has a market cap of $40.64 billion and an enterprise value of $40.34 billion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 9 out of 10. The return on equity of 43.67% and return on assets of 16.89% are outperforming 95% of companies in the semiconductors industry. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 1.06 is underperforms 56% of competitors.

Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) is the largest guru shareholder of the company with 0.78% of outstanding shares, followed by Ken Fisher (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.37% and Parnassus Endeavor Fund (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.34%.

Microsoft

The firm cut its holding in Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) by 12.44%. The trade had an impact of -0.50% on the portfolio.

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Microsoft has a market cap of $1.35 trillion and an enterprise value of $1.25 trillion.

GuruFocus gives the company a profitability and growth rating of 10 out of 10. The return on equity of 43.84% and return on assets of 16.17% are outperforming 92% of companies in the software industry. Its financial strength is rated 6 out of 10. The cash-debt ratio of 1.75 is below the industry median of 2.29.

The largest guru shareholder of the company is PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio) with 0.43% of outstanding shares, followed by Dodge & Cox with 0.34%.

Disclosure: I do not own any stocks mentioned.

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