Dodge & Cox is one of America’s oldest and most prestigious mutual fund companies and has been around for over nine decades.
Dodge & Cox was founded in 1930 by Van Duyn Dodge and Morrie Cox to provide professional investment management services.
The company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and specialises in value investing. It is best known for its conservatively managed funds with solid track records.
Due to its legacy of being founded during the Great Depression, it places a lot of focus on capital preservation.
As of 2020, the firm had $325 billion in assets under management. One of its funds was among the largest 25 American mutual funds.
Dodge & Cox offers seven mutual funds:
- A domestic stock fund.
- An international stock fund.
- A balanced fund.
- An income fund.
- A global stock fund.
- A global bond fund.
- An emerging markets stock fund.
It services most investment groups, including individual investors, financial professionals, and institutional investors.
Dodge & Cox share portfolio
During the third quarter of 2022, Dodge & Cox significantly reduced its stake in Cigna, Williams Companies, Cognizant Technology Solutions, and HP.
It started new positions in Amazon and Las Vegas Sands.
It added significantly to its positions in Microsoft, General Electric, Fidelity National Information Services, and Coherent Corp. It also nearly quadrupled its stake in LyondellBasell.
The table below details Dodge & Cox’s 40 biggest holdings, which make up more than 80% of its portfolio, as of 30 September 2022.
|Name||Value ($ million)||Portfolio Weight|
|Capital One Financial||$2,189||3.1%|
|Johnson Controls International||$1,600||2.3%|
|Bank of New York Mellon||$1,425||2.0%|
|United Health Group||$1,219||1.7%|
|Cognizant Technology Solutions||$930||1.3%|
|Molson Coors Beverage Co||$873||1.2%|
|Bank of America||$835||1.2%|