Posts Tagged ‘Renaissance Technologies’


Billionaire Jim Simons’ Massive New Tech Positions

Jim Simons‘ quant fund Renaissance Technologies recently filed its 13F form with the SEC. Founded in 1982 RenTec is one-of-a-kind hedge fund. Its......(read more)

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)

Allegiant Travel Co (ALGT), Cboe Holdings, Inc. (CBOE) and Cyberonics Inc (CYBX): Billionaire Jim Simons’ Top Small-Caps

Renaissance Technologies is a hedge fund based in New York City. Its clients are basically pooled investment vehicles as well as banking or thrift institutions......(read more)
Discovery Capital Management

Billionaires Citrone, Simons Buy Stakes in, Inc. (AMZN), Facebook Inc (FB), and Priceline Group Inc (PCLN)

Billionaires Rob Citrone and Jim Simons are in harmony as far as the future prospects of, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB), Priceline......(read more)

Domain Names, Airlines, and Pizza, Oh My! Billionaire Jim Simons’ Top Mid-Cap Picks

Jim Simons‘ Renaissance Technologies is a New York-based investment management company that currently operates three funds including the Medallion......(read more)

Billionaire Jim Simons’ Top Holdings: Inc. (AMZN), Colgate-Palmolive Company and More

Renaissance Technologies, founded by billionaire Jim Simons, has filed its latest 13F with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission disclosing its......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES, Inc. (AMZN), Facebook Inc (FB): Top New Buys of Billionaire Jim Simons’ RenTech

Jim Simons‘ Renaissance Technologies is not just another hedge fund. The fund charges a fixed fee of 5% and a performance fee of between 36%......(read more)

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL), Novo Nordisk A/S (ADR) (NVO) Among Billionaire Jim Simons’ Holdings for Long-Run

The quantitative hedge fund Renaissance Technologies, formerly managed by billionaire Jim Simons, has been so successful that it has been partly responsible......(read more)

Tesla Motors (TSLA), Wal-Mart Stores (WMT), Medtronic PLC (MDT): Billionaire Jim Simons’ RenTech Sold Off These Large Positions

According to the 13F Form filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Jim Simons’ Renaissance Technologies sold off its stake in numerous......(read more)

Is Apple Inc. (AAPL) Starting To Lose Hedge Fund Support?

Is Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) losing its popularity? Hedge funds are still crazy about Apple Inc. The technology giant counted 149 hedge funds with a total......(read more)
Manning and Napier Inc (NYSE:MN)

Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp., Manning & Napier Inc: Deerfield, Ariel Open Bullish New Positions

James E. Flynn’s Deerfield Management entered a new position in Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:TNXP) this week. According to the 13G Form......(read more)

Capital Product Partners L.P. (CPLP): Oaktree Capital Management Ups Stake To 5.7%

Oaktree Capital Management, managed by Howard Marks, has raised its exposure to Capital Product Partners L.P. (NASDAQ:CPLP). A new filing with the U.S......(read more)
Kevin Kotler

Epirus Biopharmaceuticals Inc (EPRS): These Two Funds Open New Positions

The days of having no fund activity in Epirus Biopharmaceuticals Inc (NASDAQ:EPRS) are over. In filings with the SEC that were revealed over the last......(read more)
David Nierenberg Investment Management

David Nierenberg’s Nierenberg Investment Management Reduces Exposure to its Largest Holding

David Nierenberg’s Nierenberg Investment Management reduced its stake in Electro Scientific Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ:ESIO) at the end of January by......(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)
AEP Industries (NASDAQ:AEPI)

AEP Industries (AEPI): KSA Capital Management Trims Activist Stake To 17.04%

KSA Capital Management, run by Daniel Khoshaba, has reduced its activist stake in AEP Industries (NASDAQ:AEPI). In a newly-amended filing with the U.S......(read more)
Carl Icahn as viking

Gannett Co., Inc. (GCI): Carl Icahn Pushes for Two Board Seats Ahead of Planned Split of Company

Activist investor Carl Icahn has expressed his intention to obtain two seats on the Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI)’s board in an effort to counter......(read more)
Charles Davidson - Wexford Capital

Charles Davidson’s Wexford Capital’s Latest Moves

Charles Davidson’s Wexford Capital has fired a return salvo against Lioneye Capital Management, adding 10,000 shares to their holding of Famous......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Starboard Value Urges Insperity Inc (NSP) To Consider Potential Sale

In a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Starboard Value LP, the hedge fund managed by Jeffrey Smith, revealed a letter it sent......(read more)
Michael Weinstock - Monarch Alternative Capital

Michael Weinstock’s Monarch Alternative Capital Ups Activist Stake in This Stock

Monarch Alternative Capital, led by Michael Weinstock, has raised its exposure to Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ:SBLK). In a newly-amended filing with......(read more)
Famous Dave's Of America

Famous Dave’s of America Inc (DAVE): Lioneye Capital Management Increases Activist Stake

In a joint filing agreement, Stephen V. Raneri’s Lioneye Capital Management – along with  the other funds affiliated with this Manager – increased......(read more)
Clifton Robbins Blue Harbour

Investors Bancorp, Inc. (ISBC): Clifton Robbins’ Blue Harbour Cuts Activist Stake to 6.9%

Just days after raising their stake in Investors Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISBC), Blue Harbour Group has shed just over 2 million of those shares to fall......(read more)

Comscore Inc (SCOR): Cadian Capital Significantly Reduces Stake

Eric Bannasch’s Cadian Capital significantly reduced its exposure to Comscore Inc (NASDAQ:SCOR) by shedding more than 1.87 million Common Shares. According......(read more)
Darling Ingredients

Darling Ingredients Inc (DAR), Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment Inc. (DDE): Gates Capital Management Latest Moves

In two new filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Gates Capital Management, a fund led by Jeffrey Gates, disclosed boosting its stake......(read more)
Michael Price

MFP Investors Discloses New Position in S&W Seed Company (SANW); Disposes Stake in Franklin Financial Corp (FRNK)

In a new filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, MFP Investors, managed by Michael Price, has disclosed that it initiated a new passive......(read more)
Chuck Royce

Royce & Associates Drastically Reduces Stake in Pan American Silver Corp (PAAS)

Chuck Royce’s Royce & Associates significantly reduced its stake in Pan American Silver Corp (NASDAQ:PAAS) on Monday. According to a 13D filing,......(read more)
Silicon Image, Inc. (NASDAQ:SIMG)

Engaged Capital Boosts Exposure To Silicon Image Inc. (SIMG) And Sends Letter To The Company’s Board

Despite the anticipated decline in revenue for 2015, which is estimated to be around 10%, Glenn W. Welling’s Engaged Capital increased its holdings......(read more)
Steiner Leisure Ltd

Steiner Leisure Ltd (STNR): Diamond Hill Capital Management Discloses Increased Stake And The Company Names New COO

Ric Dillon’s Diamond Hill Capital Management disclosed last Tuesday a slight increase in its exposure to Steiner Leisure Ltd (NASDAQ:STNR). According......(read more)

Dynegy Inc. (DYN), First Bancorp (FBP), Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (SBLK): Howard Marks’ Oaktree Capital Management’s Top Picks for The Third Quarter

Howard Marks’ Oaktree Capital Management disclosed today, with the SEC, its long equity positions for the third quarter of 2014. According to a Schedule......(read more)

Viacom, Inc. (VIAB), Oracle Corporation (ORCL), and United States Steel Corporation (X): Top New ‘Old’ Picks by Renaissance Technologies

Jim Simons is one of the greatest investors, whose stock picking skills made him one of the richest people in the world. Jim Simons’ Renaissance......(read more)
ViaSat, Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT)

ViaSat Inc. (VSAT), Mobile Mini Inc (MINI), Extreme Networks Inc (EXTR): SG Capital Management Loves Small-Caps

As major funds continue to file the Schedule 13F forms for the third quarter of 2014, disclosing their long equity positions as of September 30, I came......(read more)
NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI)

NXP Semiconductors NV (NXP), CGI Group Inc. (USA) (GIB), Fortuna Silver Mines Inc. (FSM): Sprott Asset Management Loves More than Just Financial Stocks

As outlined in a previous article, Eric Sprott’s Sprott Asset Management has a history of delivering outstanding long-term performance to its clients......(read more)
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE:LOW)

Lowe’s Companies Inc. (LOW), United Parcel Service Inc. (UPS), Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS): Greenhaven Associates Top Q3 Picks

Greenhaven Associates, managed by Edgar Wachenheim, recently disclosed its equity portfolio, worth $5.2 billion, for the third quarter of 2014. A new......(read more)
Mario Gabelli

Becker Drapkin Management Bullish on Fuel Systems Solutions Inc. (FSYS); Strattec Security Corp. (STRT) Cut in GAMCO’s Equity Portfolio

In two different filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Becker Drapkin Management, managed by Matthew Drapkin and Steven R. Becker,......(read more)
The Providence Service Corporation

The Providence Service Corporation (PRSC): Coliseum Capital Boosts Stake and Finances Acquisition of CCHN Group Holdings (Matrix Medical Network)

Christopher Shackelton and Adam Gray’s Coliseum Capital disclosed yesterday an increase in its activist stake in The Providence Service Corporation (......(read more)
Mario Gabelli

Move Inc. (MOVE), Astec Industries Inc. (ASTE), MOCON Inc. (MOCO): Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors Continues to Make Bullish Moves

Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors continues to show itself bullish on the market. Yesterday, the funds affiliated with Mr. Gabelli (GAMCO, Gabelli Funds......(read more)

Agrium Inc. (USA) (AGU) Sees Jeff Ubben Going Activist; ValueAct Buys More Shares of Allison Transmission Holdings Inc (ALSN)

As a new filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission showed, Jeff Ubben‘s ValueAct has initiated an activist stake in Agrium Inc. (USA) (......(read more)

Calithera Biosciences Inc (CALA), BioFuel Energy Corp. (BIOF): Adage Capital Management and Third Point Are Bullish on These Companies

Phill Gross and Robert Atchinson’s Adage Capital Management and Dan Loeb’s Third Point are bullish on Calithera Biosciences Inc (NASDAQ:CALA) and......(read more)
Mario Gabelli

Annies Inc (BNNY), SWS Group Inc (SWS): Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors Is Active in These Companies – Check Out Its Moves

Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors has been quite active over the past few days. Yesterday, the funds affiliated with Mr. Gabelli (GAMCO, Gabelli Funds......(read more)

Metro Bancorp Inc (METR), Casella Waste Systems Inc. (CWST): Portolan Capital Management and PL Capital Are Active in These Companies

George McCabe’s Portolan Capital Management and Richard Lashley and John Palmer’s PL Capital are in the spotlight today. Portolan Capital Management......(read more)
ack Schreiber PointState Capital

Zach Schreiber’s PointState Capital Quadruples Stake While The Company Faces Lawsuit for Alleged Manipulation of Financial Figures

Zach Schreiber’s PointState Capital disclosed that it has quadrupled its exposure to L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:LLL). In its latest Schedule......(read more)
Mario Gabelli with cereal box

Annies Inc (BNNY): GAMCO Investors Discloses New Stake After Acquisition by General Mills Inc. (GIS) Is Announced

Mario Gabelli’s GAMCO Investors disclosed yesterday a new stake in Annies Inc (NYSE:BNNY). Over the past month, the funds affiliated with Mr. Gabelli......(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)
Mario Gabelli

Heska Corp (HSKA), Global Sources Ltd. (Bermuda) (GSOL): Hedge Funds’ Recent Moves

Have Phill Gross and Robert Atchinson changed their mind about Heska Corp (NASDAQ:HSKA)? After increasing their stake by 20% during the second quarter......(read more)

Aviat Networks Inc (AVNW), MGT Capital Investments Inc (MGT): Hedge Funds Disclose Latest Moves

Is it a good time to buy Aviat Networks Inc (NASDAQ:AVNW) shares? Warren Lichtenstein seems to think so, as he has recently boosted his stake in the......(read more)
largest hedge funds in the world

Cobalt International Energy Inc. (CIE), Aviat Networks Inc (AVNW): Paulson & Co Trims Stake in the First, While Steel Excel Inc (SXCL) Boost Exposure to the Second

Steel Excel Inc (OTCMKTS:SXCL) continues to boost its exposure to Aviat Networks Inc (NASDAQ:AVNW), while John Paulson’s Paulson & Co trims its......(read more)
Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SBH)

Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. (SBH), Actions Semiconductor Co. Ltd. (ADR) (ACTS): Accretive Capital Management and Meritage Group’s Bullish Moves

Two hedge funds disclosed a couple of bullish moves last Friday. Accretive Capital Management aknowledged a stake, with 4.5 million American Depositary......(read more)

Saba Software, Inc. (SABA), Agilysys, Inc. (AGYS): Hedge Funds Disclose Latest Moves

Philip Hempleman, the manager of Ardsley Partners, has decided to reduce his exposure to Saba Software, Inc. (OTCMKTS:SABA) and has sold 25,000 shares......(read more)
Alimera Sciences Inc (NASDAQ:ALIM)

VIRGINIA NATL BNK (VABK), Alimera Sciences Inc (ALIM), Advanced Photonix, Inc. (API): Hedge Funds Disclose Moves In Their Equity Portfolios

Tim Mullen and his fund, Swift Run Capital Management, have sent a presentation to the management of VIRGINIA NATL BNK (OTCMKTS:VABK), in which they......(read more)
I.D. Systems Inc. (IDSY)

Guidance Software Inc. (GUID), I.D. Systems Inc. (IDSY): Osmium Partners and RGM Capital Are Active in These Companies

John H Lewis’ Osmium Partners disclosed today a new stake, with 656,800 shares of Common Stock, in I.D. Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDSY). In addition, Robert......(read more)

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