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Jana Partners Becomes QEP Resources’ Largest Shareholder. Why?

Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS
According to an amended filing with the SEC, Barry Rosenstein’s Jana Partners increased their holdings in QEP Resources Inc (NYSE:QEP) to over 13.54......(read more)

Will A Post-Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) Vodafone Group Plc (ADR) (VOD) Be A Buy?

Verizon Vodafone
Billionaire David Einhorn’s dream came true- partially. In his 2012 end of the year letter, the head of Greenlight Capital had identified a potential......(read more)

Warren Buffett and Insiders are Betting On General Motors Company (GM) & More

Warren Buffett
Quarterly filings from Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway are highly anticipated in the financial community- many investors and market watchers are......(read more)

American International Group Inc (AIG), Tiffany & Co. (TIF): Insiders Have Been Buying These Dan Loeb Picks

Third Point 2014 Q3 Investor Letter
Insider Monkey tracks quarterly 13F filings from hundreds of hedge funds, including billionaire Dan Loeb’s Third Point. We’ve found that these filings......(read more)

Insiders Have Been Buying Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX), Time Warner Inc (TWX), and More

Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX)
Studies show that stocks bought by insiders narrowly outperform the market (read our analysis of studies on insider trading). We think that this is because......(read more)

Billionaire Ken Fisher’s Cheap Stock Picks for Q3 Include Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Ken Fisher - FISHER ASSET MANAGEMENT
Several weeks after the end of each quarter, hedge funds and other notable investors including billionaire Ken Fisher’s mutual fund Fisher Asset Management......(read more)

Billionaire Steve Cohen Is Buying Foster Wheeler AG (FWLT), Blue Nile Inc (NILE) & More

Steven Cohen
A series of 13G filings with the SEC have shown that billionaire Steve Cohen’s SAC Capital Advisors is far from idle as some outside investors seek......(read more)

Insider Trading Alert: Insiders Are Really Bullish About Ingersoll-Rand PLC (IR)

Ingersoll-Rand PLC (NYSE:IR)
In late July, we had reported on an insider purchase at $18 billion market cap machinery company Ingersoll-Rand PLC (NYSE:IR), which may be best known......(read more)

An Insider’s Trust Loves AT&T Inc. (T)

AT&T Inc.
According to a filing with the SEC, a trust connected to AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) Board member Michael McCallister purchased 9,000 shares of stock on July......(read more)

Billionaire T. Boone Pickens’s Long Term Picks: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY), Apache Corporation (APA) & More

T Boone Pickens
In May, billionaire T. Boone Pickens’s BP Capital filed its 13F for the first quarter of 2013 with the SEC, disclosing many of its long equity positions......(read more)

A Board Member Bought 1,000 Shares of Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)

Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM)
Sergio Marchionne, who is a member of Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM)’s Board of Directors, purchased 1,000 shares of the company’s stock......(read more)

Billionaire Leon Cooperman’s Long Term Stock Picks Include Transocean LTD (RIG)

OMEGA ADVISORS
We maintain a database of quarterly 13F filings from hundreds of hedge funds, including billionaire Leon Cooperman’s Omega Advisors, as part of our......(read more)

Cliff Asness’s 3%+ Yield Investments Include AT&T Inc. (T)

AQR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
In May, Cliff Asness’s AQR Capital Management filed its 13F for the first quarter of 2013 with the SEC. While the information on the specific number......(read more)

Tiger Cub Lee Ainslie’s Low P/E Stock Picks Include Apple Inc. (AAPL)

MAVERICK CAPITAL
It’s been some time since Tiger Cub Lee Ainslie’s Maverick Capital filed its 13F for the first quarter of 2013, disclosing many of its long equity......(read more)

Billionaire Ken Fisher’s Healthcare Picks for Q3 Include Pfizer Inc. (PFE)

Ken Fisher - FISHER ASSET MANAGEMENT
In mid July, Fisher Asset Management, the asset management firm run by billionaire and Forbes columnist Ken Fisher, filed its 13F for the second quarter......(read more)

David Blood and Al Gore’s Generation Owns 5.1% of Henry Schein, Inc. (HSIC)

Henry Schein, Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC)
David Blood, the former head of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, and former Vice President Al Gore co-founded Generation Investment Management in 2004.......(read more)

Can Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO) Continue Its Excellent Returns?

THIRD POINT
Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) has increased in price by about 70% in the last year, as the company’s sale of its assets has created shareholder value and......(read more)

Highfields Capital Management’s Top Stock Picks Include United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS)

Jonathon Jacobson
Harvard Management alum Jonathan Jacobson co-founded Highfields Capital Management in 1998, with the endowment providing $500 million of the fund’s......(read more)

Warren Buffett Adds More DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (DVA) to Berkshire’s Portfolio

Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs
According to a filing with the SEC, Warren Buffett’s holding company Berkshire Hathaway has continued to buy shares of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc......(read more)

Is Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) A Good Stock to Buy?

Steven Cohen
Despite its large size, Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) had a quite successful second quarter of its fiscal year (Q2 ended in March), with the company......(read more)

Billionaire Andreas Halvorsen’s High Upside Potential Picks Include QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM)

Andreas Halvorsen
The PEG ratio takes into account both a stock’s P/E multiple and analyst expectations for future earnings growth, and therefore serves as one way to......(read more)

Cliff Asness’s Cheap Stock Picks Include Apple Inc. (AAPL)

AQR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT
When we went through the most recent 13F filing for Cliff Asness’s AQR Capital Management (we track 13Fs from hundreds of hedge funds and other notable......(read more)

Is JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) The Best Buy Of The Big Banks?

Ken Fisher - FISHER ASSET MANAGEMENT
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) is coming off a strong performance in the first quarter of 2013, in which its net income was 15% higher on a q/q......(read more)

Warren Buffett’s High-Upside Picks Include General Motors Company (GM) & National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV)

Top 4 Strengths a Successful Entrepreneur Needs
Warren Buffett’s holding company Berkshire Hathaway filed its 13F for the first quarter of 2013 with the SEC in May. While the information in this filing......(read more)

Billionaire Leon Cooperman’s Cheap Stock Picks Include UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH)

OMEGA ADVISORS
Value investors often start by considering the P/E multiple as a measure of a stock’s “cheapness” and then evaluating the company’s potential......(read more)
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