In this article, we discuss 10 finance stocks that billionaire David Harding is buying. If you want to see his top 5 finance picks, click Billionaire David Harding is Buying These 5 Finance Stocks.
David Harding is the billionaire portfolio manager of Winton Capital Management, a London-based hedge fund he founded in 1997. Winton Capital Management is a $1.65 billion hedge fund with investment strategies rooted in empirical research, quantitative methods, and statistical studies to detect and beat stock market patterns and predictive signals.
David Harding is a Cambridge University graduate, with an investment career that dates back to 30 years. Although his hedge fund lost billions in value amid the pandemic-driven 2020 and 2021, he remains consistent with his strategy, and is quietly confident about the future outlook of Winton Capital Management.
Winton Capital Management’s fourth quarter portfolio is concentrated in the finance, information technology, healthcare, consumer discretionary, and materials sectors. David Harding’s hedge fund is particularly keen on the finance industry, as 23.15% of the total stocks owned by the fund belong to the sector.
With the top ten holdings comprising 14.40% of the total portfolio, David Harding’s fund purchased 257 new stocks in Q4 2021, discarded 583 securities, reduced holdings in 362, and made additional purchases in 364 previously held companies. Some of the most notable stocks in the billionaire’s Q4 portfolio include Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM), and Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), in addition to others discussed in detail ahead.
David Harding of Winton Capital Management
We used David Harding’s Winton Capital Management portfolio for the fourth quarter of 2021 to shortlist his top 10 finance stocks for the period.