6/18/2013

Carl Icahn’s Latest Dividend Stock Buys And His Biggest Portfolio Holdings

Carl Icahn’s recent stock buys and largest stock holdings as of Q1/2013 originally published at "long-term-investments.blogspot.com". Carl Icahn is a well known investor. He serves around USD 16.9 billion in his asset management company Icahn Capital Management LP. His asset allocation is very focused on single stocks. In total he has only 19 stock holdings of which four are new. Within the recent quarter, Icahn bought only five companies. He’s a guy who wants control and he wants to change something. In of his portfolio holdings he has a significant influence with an ownership of more than 10 percent of the outstanding capital.

From his 13 latest stock buys pay only seven dividends. Eight of them have a current buy or better rating by brokerage analysts.

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Transocean (NYSE:RIG) has a market capitalization of $17.89 billion. The company employs 18,400 people, generates revenue of $9.196 billion and has a net income of $816.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $3.592 billion. The EBITDA margin is 39.06 percent (the operating margin is 17.21 percent and the net profit margin 8.87 percent).


Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 36.37 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 79.13 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 5.15 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $2.69. Last fiscal year, the company paid $2.24 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 18.44, the P/S ratio is 1.93 and the P/B ratio is finally 1.13. The dividend yield amounts to 4.54 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.27.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Transocean (RIG)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Transocean (RIG)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Transocean (RIG)

Herbalife (NYSE:HLF) has a market capitalization of $5.03 billion. The company employs 6,200 people, generates revenue of $4.072 billion and has a net income of $477.19 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $735.83 million. The EBITDA margin is 18.07 percent (the operating margin is 16.24 percent and the net profit margin 11.72 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 28.62 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 115.89 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 97.29 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $4.28. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.20 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 11.41, the P/S ratio is 1.22 and the P/B ratio is finally 12.28. The dividend yield amounts to 2.48 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.85.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Herbalife (HLF)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Herbalife (HLF)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Herbalife (HLF)

Dell (NASDAQ:DELL) has a market capitalization of $23.43 billion. The company employs 108,800 people, generates revenue of $56.940 billion and has a net income of $2.372 billion. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4.504 billion. The EBITDA margin is 7.91 percent (the operating margin is 5.29 percent and the net profit margin 4.17 percent).

Financial Analysis: The total debt represents 19.11 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 85.07 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 24.21 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $1.06. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.16 in the form of dividends to shareholders.

Market Valuation: Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.60, the P/S ratio is 0.41 and the P/B ratio is finally 2.18. The dividend yield amounts to 2.39 percent and the beta ratio has a value of 1.46.


Long-Term Stock Price Chart Of Dell (DELL)
Long-Term Dividend Payment History of Dell (DELL)
Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Dell (DELL)

Take a closer look at the full list of Carl Icahn's latest Portfolio. The average P/E ratio amounts to 16.62 and forward P/E ratio is 17.51. The dividend yield has a value of 3.59 percent. Price to book ratio is 2.18 and price to sales ratio 1.37. The operating margin amounts to 7.78 percent and the beta ratio is 1.47. Stocks from the list have an average debt to equity ratio of 1.01.

These are the latest stock holding transactions from Carl Icahn:


Ticker
Company
Date
Action
Impact
Comment
RIG
Transocean Ltd
Q1/03
Add
4.40%
Add 245.2%
HLF
Herbalife, Ltd.
Q1/03
Buy
3.60%
New holding, 16355131 sh.
CVRR
CVR Refining LP
Q1/03
Buy
0.82%
New holding, 4000000 sh.
DELL
Dell Inc
Q1/03
Buy
0.59%
New holding, 7000000 sh.
NUAN
Nuance Communication...
Q1/03
Buy
0.45%
New holding, 3812000 sh.
NFLX
Netflix, Inc.
Q4/02
Add
3.10%
Add 343.29%
RIG
Transocean Ltd
Q4/02
Buy
2.00%
New holding, 5838386 sh.
CHK
Chesapeake Energy Co...
Q4/02
Add
1.24%
Add 19.19%
TTWO
Take-Two Interactive...
Q4/02
Add
0.32%
Add 46.84%
NAV
Navistar Internation...
Q4/02
Add
0.27%
Add 15.56%
OSK
Oshkosh Corporation
Q4/02
Sold Out
-2.10%
Sold Out
CMC
Commercial Metals Co...
Q4/02
Sold Out
-0.94%
Sold Out
IEP
Icahn Enterprises LP
Q3/02
Add
1.40%
Add 4.12%
FRX
Forest Laboratories,...
Q3/02
Add
1.37%
Add 16.31%
NFLX
Netflix, Inc.
Q3/02
Buy
0.61%
New holding, 1250000 sh.
NAV
Navistar Internation...
Q3/02
Add
0.39%
Add 25.5%
CVI
Cvr Energy, Inc.
Q2/02
Add
14.90%
Add 465.78%
CHK
Chesapeake Energy Co...
Q2/02
Buy
8.90%
New holding, 50085202 sh.
NAV
Navistar Internation...
Q2/02
Add
0.25%
Add 12.64%
IEP
Icahn Enterprises, L...
Q2/02
Add
0.19%
Add 0.54%


Here is the full table with some fundamentals (TTM):

Carl Icahn's latest Dividend Stock Buys (Click to enlarge)

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Here are Carl Icahn's Portfolio Stock Holdings:


Ticker
Company
Value in 1,000
Weighting
% of outstanding shares
IEP
Icahn Enterprises LP
5,329,130
31.40%
90.5
CVI
CVR Energy, Inc.
3,675,280
21.70%
82
CHK
Chesapeake Energy Corp
1,218,450
7.20%
8.94
FRX
Forest Laboratories, Inc.
1,166,380
6.90%
11.51
RIG
Transocean Ltd
1,047,200
6.20%
5.61
NFLX
Netflix, Inc.
1,049,530
6.20%
9.9
HLF
Herbalife, Ltd.
612,500
3.60%
15.87
ARII
American Railcar Industries
554,863
3.30%
55.6
FDML
Federal-Mogul Corp
462,488
2.70%
77.55
HAIN
Hain Celestial Group, Inc.
442,217
2.60%
15.58
NAV
Navistar International Corp
409,487
2.40%
14.79
MENT
Mentor Graphics Corporation
290,971
1.70%
14.29
TTWO
Take-Two Interactive Software
194,135
1.10%
13.12
WBMD
WebMD Health Corporation
162,956
0.96%
13.43
CVRR
CVR Refining LP
138,760
0.82%
2.71
DELL
Dell Inc
100,310
0.59%
0.4
NUAN
Nuance Communications, Inc.
76,926
0.45%
1.21
ENZN
Enzon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
22,439
0.13%
13.51
VLTC
Voltari Corp
2,475
0.02%
14.5

Related stock ticker symbols:
CVI, IEP, RIG, CMC, HLF, DELL, CHK, FRX, NAV, NFLX, NUAN, OSK, TTWO

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*I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. I receive no compensation to write about any specific stock, sector or theme.


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