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The Ultimate Value Investor's Portfolio

I've compiled a top 10 list from the holdings of my favorite value managers.

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Like you, I'm a value investor. As such, not only do I spend my own time canvassing the investment landscape for attractively priced investments, but I also closely follow several other managers' positions and investment themes, hoping to gain new insight for my personal portfolio. And given that I only have one set of eyes with a finite amount of time available to devote to research, piggybacking on others' work and ideas can often lead to fruitful investments that may otherwise not be immediately apparent.

Thus, I regularly analyze the holdings of a group of investment funds that have had attractive long-term returns, apply a value-based approach to investment analysis, and have happened to appear on my radar screen. (Although  Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) and  Markel (MKL) aren't mutual funds, they buy equities for the investment portfolios of their insurance operations.) I think that investors who follow these managers will gain unique insights into the investment world, and potentially boost their own returns. Over time I might add or delete from this group as appropriate. (Note: Our trading policy prohibits us from trading stocks based on information gleaned from interviews.)

Justin Fuller has a position in the following securities mentioned above: DELL, PHM. Find out about Morningstar’s editorial policies.

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