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First Eagle Investment recently filed their 13F report for the second quarter of 2022, which ended on 06/30/2022.

The 13F report details which stocks were in the guru’s equity portfolio at the end of the quarter, though investors should note that these filings are limited in scope, containing only a snapshot of long positions in U.S.-listed stocks and U.S. depositary receipts to the end of the quarter. They are not required to include international holdings, short positions or other types of investments. However, even this limited submission can provide valuable information.

With a heritage dating back to 1864, First Eagle is an independent investment management firm that provides investment advisory services to private equity funds, institutional accounts, high net worth individuals, financial professionals and their clients through a range of investment strategies and mutual funds retail financial transactions.

As of the most recent 13F filing, the equity guru’s portfolio contained 392 stocks valued at a total of $35.42 billion. The highest shares were ORCL (5.11%), XOM (4.82%) and CMCSA (3.36%).

According to data from GuruFocus, these were

First Eagle Investment (Trades, Portfolio) the five best trades of the quarter.

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd

The guru sold its investment of 5,714,725 shares in NYSE:BABA. The stock previously had a 1.52% weighting in the equity portfolio. Shares traded at an average price of $98.24 during the quarter.

On 08/10/2022, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is trading at a price of $92.5901 per share and a market capitalization of $244.39 billion. The stock has returned -52.84% over the past year.

GuruFocus gives the company a financial strength rating of 7 out of 10 and a profitability rating of 9 out of 10.

In terms of valuation, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has a price-to-earnings ratio of 52.74, a price-to-book ratio of 1.76, a price-to-earnings-to-growth (PEG) ratio of 3.88, and an EV-to-Ebitda ratio of 15.48 and a price-to-sales ratio of 1.96.

The price to GF value ratio is 0.25, earning the stock a GF value rank of 2.

HCA Healthcare Inc

During the quarter,

First Eagle Investment (Trades, Portfolio) bought 1,963,219 shares of NYSE:HCA for a total stake of 4,469,001. The deal had 0.93% impact on the stock portfolio. During the quarter, the stock traded at an average price of $215.4.

On 08/10/2022, HCA Healthcare Inc is trading at $216.85 per share and has a market capitalization of $61.95B. The stock has returned -9.44% over the past year.

GuruFocus gives the company a financial strength rating of 4 out of 10 and a profitability rating of 10 out of 10.

In terms of valuation, HCA Healthcare Inc has a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.38, a price-to-earnings-to-growth (PEG) ratio of 0.79, an EV-to-Ebitda ratio of 7.35 and a price-to-sales ratio of 1.10.

GF’s price to value ratio is 1.00, earning the stock a GF value rank of 6.

Exxon Mobil Corp

First Eagle Investment (Trades, Portfolio) decreased its investment in NYSE:XOM by 3,651,936 shares. The deal had a 0.74% impact on the equity portfolio. Shares traded at an average price of $90.08 during the quarter.

On 08/10/2022, Exxon Mobil Corp is trading at $91.455 per share and has a market capitalization of $379.94 billion. The stock has returned 62.73% over the past year.

GuruFocus gives the company a financial strength rating of 8 out of 10 and a profitability rating of 7 out of 10.

In terms of valuation, Exxon Mobil Corp has a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.96, a price-to-report ratio of 2.14, a price-to-earnings-to-growth (PEG) ratio of 49.80, an EV-to-Ebitda ratio of 5.12, and price-to-sales ratio 1.10.

The price to GF value ratio is 0.95, earning the stock a GF value rank of 7.

Ross Stores Inc

During the quarter,

First Eagle Investment (Trades, Portfolio) bought 3,637,113 shares of NAS:ROST for a total holding of 3,828,556. The trade had 0.72% impact on the stock portfolio. Shares traded at an average price of $89.08 during the quarter.

On 08/10/2022, Ross Stores Inc trades at $86.25 per share and has a market capitalization of $30.16 billion. The stock has returned -30.51% over the past year.

GuruFocus gives the company a financial strength rating of 7 out of 10 and a profitability rating of 8 out of 10.

In terms of valuation, Ross Stores Inc has a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.17, a price-to-book ratio of 7.44, an EV-to-Ebitda ratio of 12.62 and a price-to-sales ratio of 1.61.

GF’s price-to-value ratio is 0.63, earning the stock a GF Value rank of 8.

Walmart Inc

The guru created a new position worth 1,963,251 shares in NYSE:WMT giving the stock 0.67% weight in the equity portfolio. Shares traded at an average price of $138.51 during the quarter.

On 08/10/2022 Walmart Inc trades at $128.96 per share and has a market cap of $352.79 billion. The stock has returned -11.95% over the past year.

GuruFocus gives the company a financial strength rating of 6 out of 10 and a profitability rating of 8 out of 10.

In terms of valuation, Walmart Inc has a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.66, a price-to-book ratio of 4.60, a price-to-earnings-to-growth (PEG) ratio of 6.92, an EV-to-Ebitda ratio of 13.47 and a price-to-sales 0.62.

The price to GF value ratio is 0.88, earning the stock a GF value rank of 7.

Please note that the numbers and facts quoted are at the time of writing and may not take into account recent trading data or company announcements.

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