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Hedge Funds

Carl Icahn

Icahn Shuts Down Ackman’s “Obsessive” Comments, Buys More Herbalife Ltd. (HLF)

Just when you thought the war between Bill Ackman of Pershing Square and Carl Icahn of Icahn Capital had been settled and the soldiers sent home to tend......(read more)
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Callaway Golf, WMIH Rank Among The 5 Most Popular Micro-Cap Stocks Among Hedge Funds

Seeing as the latest 13F filing deadline has passed and hedge funds have the brightest workers and the most resources to find alpha opportunities of......(read more)
Bill Ackman, Pershing Square Capital Management, Herbalife

Hedge Fund News: Bill Ackman, Carl Icahn, Citadel Investment Group

Bill Ackman: ‘We Made One Very Big Mistake’ With Valeant And Lost Big Time (CNBC) Billionaire hedge fund boss Bill Ackman told CNBC on Friday......(read more)
ETE

Energy Transfer Equity (ETE) Carries Whetstone Capital to Huge Turnaround

Whetstone Capital Advisors is a value oriented long/short hedge funds, focusing on investing in industries that benefit from secular growth. David Atterbury......(read more)
MarioGabelli_GAMCOInvestors

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings Inc. (AJRD): Billionaire Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors Trims Exposure

According to a recent 13D filing with the US SEC, billionaire Mario Gabelli‘s GAMCO Investors and its affiliates own in aggregate 8.82 million shares......(read more)
D. E. Shaw

Exact Sciences Corp (EXAS): Billionaire David E. Shaw’s D E Shaw Ups Its Stake

Billionaire David E. Shaw‘s D. E. Shaw & Co. recently filed a Form 13G with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, in which it reported......(read more)
MarioGabelli_GAMCOInvestors

Herc Holdings Inc (HRI): Billionaire Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors Continues to Increase Its Stake

A newly-amended 13D filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission revealed that billionaire Mario Gabelli‘s GAMCO Investors has further......(read more)
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5 Homebuilders That Hedge Funds Love Amid Booming New-Home Sales

July was the best month for new-home sales in almost a decade. A robust labor market and low mortgage rates helped Americans return to late-2007 new-home......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Are Obesely Overweight These 5 Mid-caps

Given the immense size of the broader market and the relatively small number of funds in our database (not to mention we don’t track many mutual......(read more)
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Micron, Western Digital, More: Hedge Funds’ Favorite Tech Stocks in the Mid-Cap Space

Given that hedge funds count the best of the best, including ivy league PHD’s as their employees, it often pays to examine how the smart money......(read more)
Peter Kolchinsky

Protagonist Therapeutics Inc (PTGX): RA Capital Management Acquires 6.8% Stake

Peter Kolchinsky‘s RA Capital Management reported via a recent 13G filing with the SEC that it has taken a new position in a company that has recently......(read more)
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Sophiris Bio Inc. (NASDAQ:SPHS): Sabby Capital Reports Large New Stake

Hal Mintz‘s Sabby Capital recently filed a Form 13G with the SEC, in which it reported the acquisition of 2.48 million common shares of Sophiris......(read more)
ESL INVESTMENTS

Hedge Fund News: Edward Lampert, Andrew Manuel, Och-Ziff Capital

Sears Is Borrowing Money from Its CEO (Again) (The Wall Street Journal) Sears Holdings said Thursday that it would accept $300 million in debt financing......(read more)
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Evine Live Inc. (EVLV): Clinton Group Pushes Stake to 1.90 Million Shares

According to a recent 13D filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, George Hall‘s Clinton Group has increased its stake in Evine Live......(read more)
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Telenav Inc. (TNAV) Signs Agreement With Nokomis Capital, Wes Cummins and Brett Hendrickson Appointed to Board

Brett Hendrickson‘s Nokomis Capital recently filed a Form 13D with the Securities and Exchange Commission, in which it reported reaching an agreement......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Were Heavily Buying These Small-Caps in Q2

With the deadline to file 13Fs officially over, most smart money investors have revealed their equity portfolios for the end of the second quarter. We......(read more)
Och-Ziff Capital Management

OZ Management Slashes Fees, Looks for Big Things from ‘Warcraft’ Developer Activision Blizzard (ATVI)

Founded by Daniel S. Och in 1994, OZ Management had developed into one of the largest hedge funds around, boasting more than $39 billion in assets under......(read more)
Jacob Rothschild - RIT Capital

Billionaire Jacob Rothschild Loves These Five Stocks

Jacob Rothschild founded Rothschild Investment Trust (now RIT Capital Partners) in 1961, after resigning from N M Rothschild & Sons bank following......(read more)
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Allergan, Humana, Biogen: Billionaires’ Favorite Healthcare Stocks For Q3

The healthcare sector had one of its worst years in almost a decade last year when several big names from the space saw their stocks plunge dramatically......(read more)
Discovery Capital Management

Billionaire Rob Citrone Loads Up On Energy Stocks

Discovery Capital Management is a Connecticut-based hedge founded in 1999 by billionaire Rob Citrone, whose net worth currently stands at $1.04 billion......(read more)
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Priceline, Nike, Dollar Tree: Tiger Cub Stephen Mandel’s Most Trusted Consumer Stocks

Stephen Mandel‘s Lone Pine Capital recently filed its 13F for the June quarter, which showed a notable shift in the composition of the fund’......(read more)
Clifton Robbins - Blue Harbour

Rowan Companies Plc (RDC): Blue Harbour Group Enters Into Nomination and Support Agreement; Charles L. Szews Appointed to the Board

According to a recent 13D filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission Clifton S. Robbins‘ Blue Harbour Group has entered into a Nomination......(read more)
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Good Times Restaurants Inc (GTIM): Delta Partners Continues to Buy Shares

According to a newly-amended 13G filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Charles Jobson‘s Delta Partners continues to increase its......(read more)
Steve Cohen SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

Msg Networks Inc. (MSGN): Billionaire Steve Cohen’s Point72 Makes Big Purchase

Billionaire Steve Cohen‘s Point72 Asset Management recently filed a Form 13G with the Securities and Exchange Commission in which it reported......(read more)
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Five Small-Cap Stocks That Hedge Funds Were Dumping in Q2

For most of the second quarter, US stock market was rather choppy with the most important indices trading it a tight range. As the stock market took......(read more)
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The 5 Most Popular Stocks Among Hedge Funds: Apple & Microsoft Get The Boot

Hedge funds have continued to collectively underperform the market this year, posting average returns of 3%, well below the S&P 500’s 6.57% year......(read more)
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Hedge Funds Are Betting Big on These Q2 IPOs

The US initial public offering (IPO) market has been rather quiet during the second quarter. Uncertainty related to a potential interest rate increase......(read more)
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Apple, McDonald’s, Yahoo: 5 Stocks Hedge Funds Were Getting Rid of During Q2

One of our many regular quarterly features at Insider Monkey is to present a series of articles detailing groups of stocks which saw large increases or......(read more)
TIGER MANAGEMENT

Tiger Management Welcomes Microsoft, Pandora to Portfolio, Chases Off Netflix, Teva

Tiger Management was founded in 1980 by billionaire and legendary investor Julian Robertson, who later closed the fund to outside investors and now manages......(read more)
TUDOR INVESTMENT CORP

Tudor Cuts Staff, Upends Portfolio As Returns Dip and Redemptions Rise

Tudor Investment Corporation is a Connecticut-based hedge fund founded by billionaire Paul Tudor Jones II in 1980. Mr. Jones, a graduate of the University......(read more)
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5 Stocks That “The World’s Most Bearish Hedge Fund” Actually Likes

Founded in 2001 by John Horseman, Horseman Capital Management is currently managing approximately 2.7 billion worth of assets. Branded “the world......(read more)
MAVERICK CAPITAL

Tiger Cub Lee Ainslie Warns About Valuations, Reveals Major Q2 Moves

Maverick Capital is a long/short equity hedge fund founded by billionaire Lee S. Ainslie III in 1993. Known as a ‘Tiger Cub’ because of his past affiliation......(read more)
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Vishay Precision Group Inc. (VPG): Nokomis Capital Raises Stake

In a newly-amended 13D filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Brett Hendrickson‘s Nokomis Capital reported owning 1.78 million common......(read more)
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Amazon, Monsanto, Activision: Hedge Funds Loved These 5 Stocks The Most in Q2

After nearly a year of brutal underperformance, the Goldman Sachs hedge fund VIP list, a collection of the most popular stocks among a select group of......(read more)
Jeffrey Ray - Great Point Partners

Alimera Sciences Inc (ALIM): Great Point Partners Reveals 5.12% Stake

Jeffrey Jay and David Kroin‘s Great Point Partners reported the acquisition of 3.25 million common shares of Alimera Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:ALIM)......(read more)
MarioGabelli_GAMCOInvestors

Billionaire Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors Reports New Stake in Silicon Graphics International Corp (SGI)

Billionaire Mario Gabelli‘s GAMCO Investors has initiated a new position in Silicon Graphics International Corp (NASDAQ:SGI) and together with......(read more)
D. E. Shaw

Biocryst Pharmaceuticals Inc (BCRX): Billionaire David E. Shaw’s Fund Increases Stake

Billionaire David E. Shaw‘s D E Shaw has recently filed a Form 13G with the US SEC in which it reported holding 3.74 million common shares of ......(read more)
William Martin Raging Capital Management

Raging Capital Double-Shorting Valeant, Goes Long AFI, CAVM, Others

Raging Capital Management is a New Jersey-based hedge fund founded in 2006 by William Martin. The fund manages a U.S. equity portfolio worth over $650......(read more)
TIGER GLOBAL Investor Letter

Tiger Global Discusses Priceline, Charter, Q2 Performance

Billionaire Chase Coleman‘s Tiger Global Management LLC recently released its 2016 second quarter investor letter, revealing the performance of......(read more)
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Outerwall Inc (OUTR): Engaged Capital Continues to Unload Stake

We wrote recently about Glenn W. Welling‘s Engaged Capital slashing its stake in Outerwall Inc (NASDAQ:OUTR) to 6.1%, after the company inked a......(read more)
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Kerrisdale Capital Betting On A Turnaround With 5 New Tech Positions

In a recent letter to its investors, Sahm Adrangi‘s Kerrisdale Capital disclosed its performance during the second quarter and first-half of 2016......(read more)
Nathaniel August - Mangrove Partners

Atlantic Power Corp (AT): Mangrove Partners Raises Stake to 6.4%

A newly-amended 13D filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission revealed that Nathaniel August‘s Mangrove Partners owns 7.68 million common......(read more)
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Sunopta Inc. (STKL): West Face Capital Lowers Its Stake

Greg Boland‘s West Face Capital recently reported lowering its stake in Sunopta Inc. (NASDAQ:STKL) via an amended 13D filing with the Securities......(read more)
Nathaniel August - Mangrove Partners

Rpx Corp (RPXC): Mangrove Partners Raises Stake to 7.2%

In a recently-amended 13D filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Nathaniel August‘s Mangrove Partners Master Fund, Ltd. reported increasing......(read more)
Phill Gross

Protagonist Therapeutics Inc (PTGX): Adage Capital Management Reveals 9.69% Stake

Phil Gross (pictured below) and Robert Atchinson‘s Adage Capital Management recently made a new addition to its portfolio, initiating a position......(read more)
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Nike, Pepsi, Mondelez: Billionaires Are Counting On These Consumer Stocks To Woo Customers in Q3

Hedge funds have gotten a good deal of flak for their underperformance this year, in an environment that was expected to be more conducive to positive......(read more)
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Kinder Morgan, Pioneer, Baker Hughes: Which Energy Stocks Are Garnering the Most Interest Among Billionaires?

After a nightmare two years during which oil prices fell from $100 to as low as $26 per barrel, there is finally some optimism among people in the energy......(read more)
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From A(IG) to V(isa): Billionaires’ Favorite Finance Stocks Heading Into Q3

Although the U.S. stock markets had a very rough start to the year, they have managed not only to recuperate their losses, but to reach record highs in......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

A Rare Interview With Billionaire Jim Simons

Jim Simons is the founder of Renaissance Technologies. At one point RenTech, a quant hedge fund, charged 5% of assets and 44% of returns as fees, yet......(read more)
Steve Cohen SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

Square Inc. (SQ): Billionaire Steve Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management Significantly Raises Stake

Billionaire Steve Cohen‘s Point72 Asset Management recently filed a Form 13G with the Securities and Exchange Commission, in which it reported......(read more)
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