Dodge & Cox, Inc. disclosed in a filing on March 31, 2019 that it increased its stake in Novartis AG

Apr 28, 2019
Institutional Holdings Changes
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Dodge & Cox's investment decisions are made by a team of seasoned investment professionals based on key fundamental factors that they believe determine investment value over the long term. The firm's investment analysts operate from a single location to foster communication and collaboration and each investment idea is subject to committee review for both its merits as a specific investment and its role in the overall portfolio. Their approach stresses an evaluation of risk relative to opportunity and we seek investments that we believe are undervalued by the market. Fundamental bottom-up research, a rigorous valuation discipline and a long-term investment horizon are central to Dodge & Cox's investment philosophy.