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Oakmark Fund Soars, Adds to Energy Holdings

Conoco, Burlington Resources, Motorola among recent additions.

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Bill Nygren still hasn't missed a beat.

With the help of a market that's friendly to value investors, Nygren is working the same magic at Oakmark Fund (OAKMX) that he performed at sibling Oakmark Select (OAKLX). For the year to date through May 11, 2001, the fund had gained 13.2%, putting it well within the top decile of its mid-cap value peer group. Similarly, over the trailing year the fund topped nearly 90% of its rivals. Strong-performing stocks such as Toys "R" Us (TOY), JC Penney (JCP), and Cendant (CD) have helped fuel these recently impressive returns.

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Scott Cooley has a position in the following securities mentioned above: OAKLX. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.

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