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For investors who prefer the diversification offered by mutual funds to owning individual stocks, here are some of the biggest holders of the companies that were on our top-five value list as of Tuesday, Oct. 2.
L-3 Communications Holdings (LLL):
(SHRAX) Legg Mason Partners Aggressive Growth had 2.52% of shares outstanding as of Feb. 28, which represented 2.78% of the fund's portfolio, according to Thomson Financial.Petrobras-Petroleo Brasileiro (PBR): (FLPSX) Fidelity Low-Priced Stock held 9.8 million shares as of Jan. 31, which represented 1.42% of the fund's assets, according to Thomson Financial. Hess (HES - Get Report): American Funds' (AGTHX) Growth Fund of America allocated 0.24% of the fund's resources as of June 30, according to the American Funds Web site. It held 7.5 million shares, more shares outstanding than any other fund. Murphy Oil (MUR - Get Report): American Funds' (symbol) Washington Mutual Investors Fund held more than 4.34 million shares on June 30, which was only 0.55% of its total assets, according to its Web site. Telefonos de Mexico (TFONY): This stock is not widely held by U.S. mutual funds.