We start with Don Yacktman, who buys and holds ... and holds. His Yacktman Fund ( has averaged 11.3% annual returns over the past decade, beating the S&P 500 by 3.5 percentage points a year. )News Corp. ( is a top holding (along with )PepsiCo (Fortune 500) and , Procter & Gamble (Fortune 500)). But what he really likes today is the company that will be called 21st Century Fox -- comprising News Corp.'s TV businesses, such as Fox Sports and Fox News, and its movie studio -- after it is split from the company's newspapers (which will retain the News name) in late June. Yacktman expects 21st Century Fox's revenue to rise as it charges cable providers more for its channels: "The model is moving toward more fee-driven, as opposed to advertising-driven, revenues." ,
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