Posts Tagged ‘Aqr Capital Management’

RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Five Best Stocks to Buy According To Quant Billionaires

One of the best ways to pick high-performing stocks is to follow the industry leaders and find out their stock investments. Today, we decided to cover......(read more)
AQR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Billionaire Asness’ Secret Formula Points To Apple, Microsoft, and Pfizer

AQR Capital Management is predominantly a quantitative equity hedge fund firm, co-founded by former Goldman Sachs portfolio manager Clifford S. Asness......(read more)
Prem Watsa

Big Losses in BlackBerry Ltd (BBRY) Weigh on Prem Watsa’s Fairfax Financial; Picks Lost 8% in Q1

Prem Watsa’s Fairfax Financial Holdings is having a tough start for 2015. Watsa’s 34 picks in Fairfax’s 13F portfolio at the end of 2014 have......(read more)
Charles Davidson - Wexford Capital

Diamondback Energy Inc (FANG); Career Education Corp. (CECO): Why Funds Are Cutting Stakes in these Stocks

Charles Davidson’s Wexford Capital continues to reduce its exposure to Diamondback Energy Inc (NASDAQ:FANG), as disclosed in the 13D Form filed with......(read more)
Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE)

Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. (AIQ), Skilled Healthcare Group, Inc. (SKH): HealthInvest Partners AB’s Largest Holdings Last Quarter

Anders Hallberg and Carl Bennet’s HealthInvest Partners AB revealed its top picks for the fourth quarter of 2014. According to the 13F Form filed with......(read more)
Richard Blum

Career Education Corp. (CECO): Blum Capital Partners Cuts Activist Stake To 9.4%

Blum Capital Partners, managed by Richard Blum, has reduced its position in Career Education Corp. (NASDAQ:CECO). A new filing with the U.S. Securities......(read more)
Ralph Whitworth

SPX Corporation (SPW): Relational Investors Continues to Unload Shares

Ralph V. Whitworth’s Relational Investors reduced its stake in SPX Corporation (NYSE:SPW) by around 740,000 shares last Friday. According to the 13D......(read more)
Crispin Odey

Hedge Fund News: Crispin Odey, Michael Hintze & Boaz Weinstein

October Shorts Undo Gains for Crispin Odey’s Hedge Fund (WSJ) Crispin Odey, one of the best-known hedge fund managers in Europe, has seen returns at......(read more)
David Harding

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC), Raytheon Company (RTN), General Dynamics Corporation (GD): David Harding’s Winton Capital Management Loves Aerospace & Defense Stocks

David Harding’s Winton Capital Management has filed its Schedule 13F form with the Securities and Exchange Commission for the third quarter of 2014......(read more)
Chuck Royce

Movado Group Inc (MOV), Matrix Service Co (MTRX), Strattec Security Corp. (STRT), R.G. Barry Corp. (DFZ): Chuck Royce’s Latest Moves

Chuck Royce’s Royce & Associates was pretty active on the last day of the third quarter of the year. According to four Schedule 13G forms filed......(read more)
Mario Gabelli

Bolt Technology Corp (BOLT), Medical Action Industries (MDCI), Sevcon Inc (SEV) And Peregrine Semiconductor Corp (PSMI) Are Among Mario Gabelli’s Latest Moves

Mario Gabelli is still bullish on Bolt Technology Corp. (NASDAQ:BOLT) and has further increased his fund’s holding of the stock. According to......(read more)
Jacob Gottlieb - Visium Asset Management

Visium Asset Management Ups Passive CNMD Stake To Nearly 6%

Visium Asset Management, managed by Jacob Gottlieb, has boosted its stake in CONMED Corporation (NASDAQ:CNMD). In a new filing with the U.S. Securities......(read more)
Pinnacle Foods

Pinnacle Foods Inc (PF): Levin Capital Strategies Boosts Stake To Nearly 7%

Levin Capital Strategies, led by John A. Levin, has revealed in a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it has upped its stake......(read more)
Weyerhaeuser Company

Weyerhaeuser Co (WY), Dollar General Corp (DG) And Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO): Laurion Capital Management’s Top Investments

Based in New York, Laurion Capital Management was founded by Benjamin A. Smith and Sheehan Maduraperuma in 2005, following their departure from JP......(read more)
Aastrom Biosciences

Aastrom Biosciences Inc (ASTM), The Providence Service Corporation (PRSC): Sabby Capital’s & Coliseum Capital’s Latest Moves

In two different filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Sabby Capital, led by Hal Mintz, reported initiating a new position in Aastrom......(read more)
Hedge Fund Managers

Post Holdings Inc (POST), Nordion Inc(USA) (NDZ), Eastern Virginia Bankshares, Inc. (EVBS), Aspen Group Inc (ASPU) Witnessing Hedge Fund Activity

As we continue to track hedge funds’ SEC filings, we came across a few interesting transactions, into which we will look in this article. The companies......(read more)
Southern Copper Corp (NYSE:SCCO)

Southern Copper Corp (SCCO), Cousins Properties Inc (CUZ), Nuverra Environmental Solutions, Inc (NES) Saw Millionaire Insider Purchases in September

Our research has shown that stocks with multiple insider purchases outperformed the market by an average of 7 percentage points per year. Over the past......(read more)
American Airlines Group

American Airlines Group Inc (AAL), Delta Air Lines, Inc. (DAL), First Solar, Inc. (FSLR): Masters Capital Management Fan of These Stocks

In its latest 13F filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Masters Capital Management, managed by Mike Masters, revealed its equity portfolio......(read more)
Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:ICPT)

Intercept Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ICPT), Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY), Biogen Idec Inc (BIIB): Orbimed Advisors Top Stocks in Q2

Orbimed Advisors, led by Samuel Isaly, recently published its 13F filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. For the second quarter of 2014......(read more)
fuel-systems-solutions

Fuel Systems Solutions Inc. (FSYS): Becker Drapkin Management Boosts Stake To Nearly 8%

Becker Drapkin Management, managed by Matthew Drapkin and Steven R. Becker, has upped its position in Fuel Systems Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:FSYS). The hedge......(read more)
Alex Denner Sarissa Capital

Ariad Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARIA): Healthcare-focused Sarissa Capital Inches Up Its Stake to 6.87%

As a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission showed, Sarissa Capital Management, a fund led by Alex Denner, has picked up its position......(read more)
BAUPOST GROUP

Micron Technology, Inc. (MU), Idenix Pharmaceuticals Inc (IDIX) ViaSat, Inc. (VSAT): Billionaire Seth Klarman’s Top Picks

Founded in 1982, Baupost Group is one of the largest hedge funds in the world and has generated an average annual return of 19% since its inception.......(read more)
ESL INVESTMENTS

Sears Holdings Corp (SHLD), AutoNation, Inc. (AN) Lands’ End, Inc. (LE): Billionaire Edward Lampert’s Top Moves

ESL Investments was founded by Edward Lampert in 1988 and  since its inception the fund has managed an average annual return of 29%. ESL Investments ......(read more)
Ken Fisher - FISHER ASSET MANAGEMENT

Apple Inc. (AAPL), American Express Company (AXP), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): Ken Fisher Loves Mega-Caps

Ken Fisher’s Fisher Asset Management filed a few weeks ago its Form 13F for the second quarter of 2014. The fund declared holding more than $47.5 billion......(read more)
AQR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Apple Inc. (AAPL), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Pfizer Inc. (PFE) Among AQR Capital Management’s Top Q2 Picks

AQR Capital Management, managed by Cliff Asness, recently published its 13F filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the second quarter......(read more)
Ralph Whitworth

Timken Co (TKR): Relational Investors Further Cuts Its Stake

Relational Investors has cut another slice from Timken Co (NYSE:TKR) stake, selling 1.4 million shares in the open market at an average price of $46.40......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

Paul Singer Adds To Position In Riverbed Technology, Inc. (RVBD)

Paul Singer, the manager of Elliott Associates, is optimistic about the prospects of Riverbed Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:RVBD) and has increased his fund......(read more)
OHR Pharmaceutical Inc

Visium Asset Management Reports 5.5% New Stake In OHR Pharmaceutical Inc (OHRP)

Jacob Gottlieb thinks OHR Pharmaceutical Inc (NASDAQ:OHRP) is a good investment and has initiated a new position for his fund, Visium Asset Management......(read more)
Mason Hawkins

Southeastern Asset Management Reduces Exposure To Texas Industries Inc. (TXI) and DineEquity Inc. (DIN); Boosts Stake in TW Telecom Inc. (TWTC)

In newly amended filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Southeastern Asset Management, managed by Mason Hawkins, has disclosed reducing......(read more)
Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited (NASDAQ:EXXI)

Energy XXI (Bermuda) Limited (EXXI), Nextera Energy Partners LP (NEP), Accelerate Diagnostics Inc (AXDX): Three Small-Cap Stocks With Multiple Insider Purchases

According to our research, stocks with multiple insider purchases outperformed the market by an average of 7 percentage points per year. Over the first......(read more)
CHILTON INVESTMENT COMPANY

Hedge Fund News: Richard Chilton, Thomas Steyer & AQR Capital Management

Three Things This Hedge Fund CEO Doesn’t Want To Hear In An Interview (BusinessInsider) Richard Chilton has been on Wall Street since 1978. In that......(read more)
KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR)

John W. Rogers’ Interview: Explains Why He is Bullish on KKR & Co. L.P. (KKR), First American Financial Corp (FAF) & Dun & Bradstreet Corp (DNB)

John W. Rogers, the manager of Ariel Investments is one of the most notorious stock pickers in the investment world. He launched his fund after working......(read more)
Thomas Sandell

Sandell Asset Management Largest Equity Portfolio Moves

In its latest 13F, Tom Sandell’s Sandell Asset Management has disclosed positions held at the end of March 31, 2014. The fund has disclosed a total......(read more)
Triple-S Management Corp. (NYSE:GTS)

Accipiter Capital Management Cuts Stake in Triple-S Management Corp. (GTS) to Below 5%

Gabe Hoffman, the manager of Accipiter Capital Management, has reduced his exposure to Triple-S Management Corp. (NYSE:GTS), a $431 million company......(read more)
insider trading

5 Stocks Insiders are Buying Right Now

According to our research, stocks bought by insiders demonstrate a small outperformance effect, which seems logical given the fact that insiders are the......(read more)
Chuck Royce

Royce & Associates’ Latest Moves: Matrix Service Co (MTRX) and Cache, Inc. (CACH)

Chuck Royce, the manager of Royce & Associates, has recently revealed two of his latest moves. In an amended filing with the Securities and Exchange......(read more)
David Dreman

Is Unit Corp. (UNT) Positioned for Growth? Hedge Funds Think So

Unit Corp. (NYSE:UNT) generated interest from several hedge fund managers during the last quarter of 2013, with Israel Englander of Millennium Management......(read more)
Ralph Whitworth

Relational Investors Sells More Shares of SPX Corporation (SPW); Wexford Capital Further Cuts Stake in Diamondback Energy Inc (FANG)

Ralph V. Whitworth‘s Relational Investors recently decreased its stake in SPX Corporation (NYSE:SPW) to a position of 6.27 million shares. The......(read more)
AQR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Hedge Funds Are Fond of Era Group Inc (ERA)

Relative to its small size, Era Group Inc (NYSE:ERA) generated outsized interest from hedge fund managers during the fourth quarter of 2013, with Richard......(read more)
Paul Singer ELLIOTT MANAGEMENT

CST Brands Inc (CST): Another Spin-Off Favored by Hedge Funds

CST Brands Inc (NYSE:CST) was spun-off from oil refiner Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO) in May 2013 following pressure from Paul Singer’s Elliot......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Why ‘Hedgies’ Are Bullish on Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (CBRL)

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBRL) was an actively traded stock among hedge fund managers during the fourth quarter, with the likes......(read more)
Ralph Whitworth

Ralph V. Whitworth’s Relational Investors Trims Stake in SPX Corporation (SPW)

In a new filing, Ralph V. Whitworth‘s Relational Investors has disclosed owning around 6.45 million shares of SPX Corporation (NYSE:SPW). The position......(read more)
David Harding

Activism in Action at Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF)

Choosing good stocks is hard, even for investment professionals. There are numerous quantitative and qualitative factors to consider, such as a company......(read more)
The Wet Seal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTSL)

Clinton Group Comments The Wet Seal, Inc. (WTSL)’s Performance; Edges Down the Stake

 Greg Taxin‘s Clinton Group has revealed, in a newly amended filing with the SEC, that it has further slightly reduced its position in The Wet......(read more)
Ralph Whitworth

Relational Investors Sell Some Shares of SPX Corporation (SPW)

Ralph V. Whitworth‘s Relational Investors has reported the sale of around 371,200 shares of SPX Corporation (NYSE:SPW). According to the filing......(read more)
The Wet Seal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTSL)

Clinton Group Cuts Stake in The Wet Seal, Inc. (WTSL)

Clinton Group, managed by Greg Taxin has reduced its position in The Wet Seal, Inc. (NASDAQ:WTSL). A recent filing with the SEC shows that Clinton......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

Hedge Funds Lost A Bundle After URS Corp (URS) Large Drop

URS Corp (NYSE:URS) took a hit today, dropping by almost 14%. There is an explanation today, but before we should take a look at another interesting......(read more)
CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP

Two Insiders Are Betting On Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)

On Feb. 5th, two insiders at Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE:ADM) acquired stock from the company. Ray Young, Chief Financial Officer, acquired 3......(read more)
OMEGA ADVISORS

Billionaire Leon Cooperman’s Recent Moves: Arbor Realty Trust, Inc. (ABR), Atlas Energy LP (ATLS) & Others

Leon Cooperman‘s Omega Advisors has recently adjusted its position in a few equities. Mr. Cooperman now owns 3.39 million shares of  Arbor Realty......(read more)
General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC)

Cadian Capital Management Edges Up Stake in General Cable Corporation (BGC)

In a filing, Eric Bannasch’s Cadian Capital Management, revealed that it has slightly raised its exposure to General Cable Corporation (NYSE:BGC) to......(read more)
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