Posts Tagged ‘Bill Ackman Pershing Square’

Hedge Fund Week in Review: Activist Action

Bill Ackman in crowd
Here are the eleven most important moves made in the hedge fund world this week. Bill Ackman reduced his Herbalife short significantly, replacing it......(read more)

Adobe Systems Incorporated (ADBE), Gardner Denver, Inc. (GDI): Can Retail Investors Outperform The 13D Activist Fund On Their Own?

VALUEACT CAPITAL
Earlier this month we reported on the 13D Activist Fund, a long-only fund which invests in stocks targeted by activist investors (as disclosed in 13D......(read more)

Five Small Cap Stocks Insiders Are Crazy About, Including Howard Hughes Corp (HHC) & Halcon Resources Corp (HK)

Howard Hughes Corp (NYSE:HHC)
Our research on insider trading patterns has concluded that stocks bought by insiders tend to outperform the market following these purchases, particularly......(read more)

Even After Dell Inc. (DELL) Stalemate, Icahn Is Still A Success

ICAHN CAPITAL Carl Icahn
On September 9th, billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn, who manages Icahn Capital (find Icahn’s favorite stocks), conceded his battle over Dell......(read more)

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX), Motorola Solutions Inc (MSI): Is An Activist-Mimicking Mutual Fund A Smart Investment?

Can hedge funds beat the market
At Insider Monkey, we use a number of techniques to track investment activity by hedge funds and other notable investors. Our research has shown that......(read more)

Warren Buffett & His Billionaire Buddies Going Bonkers On General Motors Company (GM), Visa Inc (V)

hedge funds vs. mutual funds
Our research shows that the most popular small cap stocks among hedge funds (as determined by quarterly 13F filings) outperform the S&P 500 by 18......(read more)

Equinix Inc (EQIX), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)–Hedge Fund Battleground Stocks: What Should You Do?

Andreas Halvorsen
A popular misconception among investors is that the rounds of 13F filings released by hedge funds and other notable investors several weeks after the......(read more)

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT), Lowe’s Companies, Inc. (LOW) & More: The Smart Money’s Top 10 Retail Plays

Michael Kors Lone Pine Capital
In August, hundreds of hedge funds and other major investors filed their 13Fs for the second quarter of 2013 (disclosing many of their long equity positions......(read more)

Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc (QCOR), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP): Hedge Funds, Not So Good At Shorting, Great At Picking Small Caps

Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:QCOR)
So far this year, the 30 most widely shorted stocks from the beginning of 2013- as measured by the number of shares short as a percentage of the float......(read more)

Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP): Ackman Is Just One Of Many Short Sellers Having a Tough 2013

Can hedge funds beat the market
Recently, Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) climbed above $60, meaning that billionaire Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square is finally underwater from its short......(read more)

George Soros’s Hedge Fund Bullish On J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) & Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), Selling Airlines

hedge fund research
Billionaire George Soros is best known for its profitable macro investments, particularly in currency instruments, but his hedge fund Soros Fund Management......(read more)

Billionaire Bill Ackman Was Loving Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) In Q2

PERSHING SQUARE
Pershing Square, managed by billionaire Bill Ackman, has been mocked quite a bit this year for its short position in Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) but the......(read more)

Billionaire Julian Robertson’s Moving Into Howard Hughes Corp (HHC), Likes Sirius XM Radio Inc (SIRI)

TIGER MANAGEMENT
Billionaire Julian Robertson is one of the most closely followed figures in finance, even after his official retirement from running Tiger Management......(read more)

Billionaire Bill Ackman’s Next Trick: Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD)

PERSHING SQUARE
It has been a tough year for two of billionaire Bill Ackman of Pershing Square’s most highly touted picks. Herbalife, which Ackman gave a long public......(read more)

Is J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) a Good Investment?

J C Penney Company Inc (JCP)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) has been in a period of decline over the past several years as department stores in general have been forced to contend......(read more)

Warren Buffett’s Long Term Investing: The Coca-Cola Company (KO), American Express Company (AXP), and More

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At Insider Monkey, we track quarterly 13F filings from hundreds of hedge funds and other notable investors- including, of course, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire......(read more)

Should You Buy Burger King Worldwide Inc (BKW)?

Burger King Worldwide Inc (NYSE:BKW)
Burger King Worldwide Inc (NYSE:BKW) was in 15 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of the first quarter of 2013. BKW shareholders have witnessed an......(read more)

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG), Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (CP): Besides Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), What Else Do You Need To Know About Bill Ackman?

PERSHING SQUARE
One of the “hedgies” we track is Pershing Square managed by Bill Ackman, and it has recently filed its 13F form with the SEC. Disclosing its......(read more)

Do Hedge Funds and Insiders Love General Growth Properties Inc (GGP)?

General Growth Properties Inc
General Growth Properties Inc (NYSE:GGP) investors should pay attention to a decrease in hedge fund sentiment recently. In the eyes of most shareholders......(read more)

Here is What Hedge Funds Think About BEAM Inc (BEAM)

BEAM Inc (NYSE:BEAM)
BEAM Inc (NYSE:BEAM) was in 36 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of March. BEAM investors should pay attention to an increase in hedge fund interest......(read more)

Do Hedge Funds and Insiders Love Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (CP)?

Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (NYSE:CP)
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (NYSE:CP) was in 31 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of March. CP shareholders have witnessed a decrease......(read more)

Is J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds?

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) was in 36 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of March. JCP investors should pay attention to an increase in......(read more)

Billionaire Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Bought Mondelez International Inc (MDLZ) During Q1 2013

PERSHING SQUARE
Bill Ackman, the billionaire manager of Pershing Square, has been in the news quite a bit in the last several months thanks to his public statements about......(read more)

Billionaire Carl Icahn Has Been Buying Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) and Transocean LTD (RIG)

ICAHN CAPITAL Carl Icahn
By tracking quarterly 13F filings from hedge funds and other notable investors, we have been able to use the included information to develop investment......(read more)

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG): Was This The Dumbest Stock Pick at The Ira Sohn?

PERSHING SQUARE
The Ira Sohn conference invites a number of well-known investment managers to give public presentations of their favorite investing ideas. This year,......(read more)
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