Portfolio Manager Bill Nygren talked about where he is finding value today, including the financials sector, on CNBC’s “Squawk Alley.”
The holdings mentioned comprise the following percentages of total net assets as of 03/31/20:
|Security Title||Oakmark Fund|
|Alphabet Cl A||3.8%|
|Bank of America||3.4%|
|Facebook Cl A||3.0%|
|JP Morgan Chase||0%|
|Mastercard Cl A||1.3%|
|Visa Cl A||1.4%|
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