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Hedge Fund Week in Review: Activist Action

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)
VALUEACT CAPITAL

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

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)
Howard Hughes Corp (NYSE:HHC)

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

Our research on insider trading patterns has concluded that stocks bought by insiders tend to outperform the market following these purchases, particularly......(read more)
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Even After Dell Inc. (DELL) Stalemate, Icahn Is Still A Success

On September 9th, billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn, who manages Icahn Capital (find Icahn’s favorite stocks), conceded his battle over Dell......(read more)
Can hedge funds beat the market

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

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

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)
Andreas Halvorsen

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

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)
Lone Pine Capital 2015 Q2 Investor Letter

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

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 (NASDAQ:QCOR)

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

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)
Can hedge funds beat the market

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

Recently, Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) climbed above $60, meaning that billionaire Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square is finally underwater from its short......(read more)
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George Soros’s Hedge Fund Bullish On J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) & Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), Selling Airlines

Billionaire George Soros is best known for its profitable macro investments, particularly in currency instruments, but his hedge fund Soros Fund Management......(read more)
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Billionaire Bill Ackman Was Loving Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD) In Q2

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)
TIGER MANAGEMENT

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

Billionaire Julian Robertson is one of the most closely followed figures in finance, even after his official retirement from running Tiger Management......(read more)
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Billionaire Bill Ackman’s Next Trick: Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD)

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)
J C Penney Company Inc (JCP)

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

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

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)
Burger King Worldwide Inc (NYSE:BKW)

Should You Buy Burger King Worldwide Inc (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)
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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?

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)
General Growth Properties Inc

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

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)
BEAM Inc (NYSE:BEAM)

Here is What Hedge Funds Think About BEAM Inc (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)
Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (NYSE:CP)

Do Hedge Funds and Insiders Love Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (USA) (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)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

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

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)
PERSHING SQUARE

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

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

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

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)
DUQUESNE CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Stanley Druckenmiller, Bill Ackman, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG)

Editor’s Note: Related Tickers: Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG), Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF), J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP), The Procter......(read more)
PAULSON & CO

Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, David Einhorn, Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Editor’s Note: Related Tickers: Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), Citigroup Inc. (NYSE......(read more)
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J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP): Billionaire George Soros Reaches For a Falling Knife

Times have been tough at J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) recently. The stock is down about 60% over the last year, and CEO Ron Johnson- who was backed......(read more)
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CBOE Holdings, Inc (CBOE), The Wendy’s Co (WEN) & More: Horizon Asset Management’s Small Cap Picks

The most popular small cap stocks among hedge funds earn an average excess return of 18 percentage points per year, according to our analysis of 13F filings......(read more)
BP CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: T. Boone Pickens, Alan Howard, Herbalife Ltd. (HLF)

Editor’s Note: Related Tickers: Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF), Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL), NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) T. Boone Pickens, Family Sue......(read more)
Ken-Heebner

Ken Heebner’s Capital Growth Management’s Small Cap Picks Include Herbalife Ltd. (HLF)

The most popular small cap stocks (which we define as having market capitalizations between $1 billion and $5 billion) among hedge funds generate an average......(read more)
Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF)

Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) & 4 More: Hedge Fund Tiger Consumer Management’s Best Picks

Tiger Consumer Management is a “Tiger Cub” hedge fund, so named because founder Patrick McCormack had previously worked at legendary investor Julian......(read more)
Michael Price

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP) Among Billionaire Michael Price’s Small Cap Picks

The most popular small cap stocks (which we define as those with market capitalizations between $1 billion and $5 billion) among hedge funds outperform......(read more)
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

Hedge Funds Are Buying J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) – Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD), Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS)

J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) was in 27 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of the fourth quarter of 2012. JCP has experienced an increase......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Are The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) or Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Good Stocks to Buy?

Despite the fact that it is a consumer staple stock (with a beta of 0.3), The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE:PG) has outperformed the S&P 500......(read more)
Third Point 2014 Q3 Investor Letter

Billionaire Dan Loeb’s Small Cap Stock Picks Include Herbalife Ltd. (HLF)

Our work developing investment strategies has found that on average the most popular small cap stocks among hedge funds generate an average excess return......(read more)
PAULSON & CO

Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Eric Sprott, Barclays PLC (ADR) (BCS)

Paulson Fund Investor Case Dismissed for Lack of Standing (Bloomberg) An investor’s lawsuit against John Paulson’s $23 billion hedge fund over its......(read more)
Third Point 2014 Q3 Investor Letter

Delphi Automotive PLC (DLPH), Herbalife Ltd. (HLF): Billionaire Dan Loeb’s High Upside Potential Picks

One way to quantitatively measure a stock’s upside potential is with the PEG ratio, which incorporates both the P/E multiple and analyst consensus estimates......(read more)
General Growth Properties Inc

Hedge Funds Aren’t Crazy About General Growth Properties Inc (NYSE:GGP) Anymore

General Growth Properties Inc (NYSE:GGP) was in 21 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of December. GGP has seen a decrease in support from the world......(read more)
Ken-Heebner

Ken Heebner’s 3% Yield and Higher Picks Include Herbalife (HLF)

We track 13F filings from hedge funds and other notable investors; the most recent round of filings disclosed many long equity positions as of the end......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: John Paulson, Paul Singer, Apple Inc. (AAPL)

Exclusive: Farallon hedge fund launches real estate vehicle (Reuters) Hedge fund firm Farallon Capital Management LLC is raising a new real estate fund......(read more)

3 Stocks Bill Ackman Wouldn’t Short: Zillow Inc (Z), OpenTable Inc (OPEN) and Lululemon Athletica inc. (LULU)

Bill Ackman is no stranger to short selling. In an interview with Value Investor (login required), the hedge fund magnate revealed the rules behind his......(read more)
AVENUE CAPITAL

Hedge Fund News: Marc Lasry, Bill Ackman, Dell Inc. (DELL)

Avenue hedge fund names CIO as Lasry seen getting ambassadorship (Reuters) As speculation mounts that Avenue Capital hedge fund co-founder Marc Lasry......(read more)
Most Popular Stocks Among Hedge Funds

Hedge Funds Have Bought Herbalife, Tempur-Pedic, and More

While 13F filings provide the most complete picture of what stocks hedge funds own, they are somewhat out of date by the time they are released. This......(read more)
Hedge Fund Strategies

Billionaire Carl Icahn Buying More Herbalife

Carl Icahn has bought an additional 2.3 million shares of Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE:HLF) since March 5th, bringing the total number of shares in his portfolio......(read more)
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Warren Buffett’s Dividend Stocks Include Procter & Gamble

Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway is recognized as one of the greatest long-term investors of all time. In mid February Berkshire filed its 13F for......(read more)
YORK CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Petrologistics and More: Billionaire James Dinan’s New Stock Picks

Six to seven weeks after the end of a quarter, hedge funds and many other investors are required to file 13Fs with the SEC. These filings allow the broader......(read more)
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Here’s What Bill Ackman Has Been Buying and Selling: Herbalife Ltd. (HLF), The Procter & Gamble Company (PG)

Every quarter, many money managers have to disclose what they’ve bought and sold, via “13F” filings. Their latest moves can shine a......(read more)
Can hedge funds beat the market

Billionaire Bill Ackman’s Top Stock Picks for 2013

The most popular small cap stocks among hedge funds, as revealed by 13F filings, produce an excess return of 18 percentage points per year according to......(read more)
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Fund Manager Murray Stahl’s Stock Picks Include Autonation

Murray Stahl founded Horizon Asset Management- which has since grown into the larger investment organization Horizon Kinetics- in 1994. Stahl, as with......(read more)
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