Fairholme Capital Adds To Sears Canada Position ~ market folly

Friday, December 2, 2016

Fairholme Capital Adds To Sears Canada Position

Bruce Berkowitz's investment firm Fairholme Capital has filed a 13D on shares of Sears Canada (SRSC).  Per the filing, Fairholme now owns 20% of SRSC with 20.37 million shares.

This is an increase of 153,354 shares since the end of the third quarter.  The filing was made due to activity as recent as November 29th with the bulk of their purchase coming at $1.79 per share.

You can view the rest of Fairholme's equity portfolio in the new issue of our newsletter here.

Per Yahoo Finance, Sears Canada "operates as a multi-format retailer in Canada. It operates department stores that offer a range of merchandise, including apparel, home fashions, and appliances; home stores, which provide home furnishings, appliances, and home electronics; outlet stores that sell surplus merchandise."

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