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Posts Tagged ‘Jeffrey Smith’

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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Ray Dalio, David Einhorn, Magnetar Capital, Starboard Value LP, Otelco Inc (OTEL), Magyar Bancorp, Inc. (MGYR), and More

Ray Dalio, Manager of the World’s Biggest Hedge Fund, Lowers His Odds of a Recession (CNBC) After seeing a “significant risk” of a recession......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Highland Capital, Baker Bros. Advisors, CBS Corporation (CBS), AG Mortgage Investment Trust Inc (MITT), and a Lot More

Biotech Hedge Fund Bailed on Drugmaker Before Its Depression Treatment Scored (Bloomberg) Baker Bros. Advisors LP, a hedge fund known for making big biotechnology......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Eddie Lampert, Elliott Management, AT&T Inc. (T), Estee Lauder Companies Inc (EL), and More

U.S. Federal Pension Insurer Backs Eddie Lampert’s Bid to Buy Sears (The Wall Street Journal) Sears Holdings Corp. Chairman Eddie Lampert won the support......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: David Tepper, David Harding, TCS Capital Management, Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (PEG), Allergan PLC (AGN), Bristol-Myers Squibb Co (BMY), and More

Allergan Rises After David Tepper’s Appaloosa Ups Pressure on the Struggling Drugmaker (CNBC) Allergan shares rose Tuesday after renowned hedge......(read more)
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4 Stocks Respected Activist Investor Jeffrey Smith Bought in Q3 (and 1 He Dumped)

Jeffrey Smith‘s Starboard Value is one of the most followed and well respected activist hedge funds out there, consistently spurring positive operational......(read more)
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Activists Are Ganging Up On United Technologies (UTX), Energen (EGN), and Newell Brands (NWL)

When a lone prominent activist takes aim at a company, investors should pay attention. When two or more of them team up to take on the same company? Expect......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Cliff Robbins, Engaged Capital, Fogo De Chao Inc (FOGO), Opko Health Inc. (OPK), Nutanix Inc (NTNX), and More

Hedge Fund Manager Cliff Robbins Reveals He’s the Largest Holder in Software Company Open Text, Calls it ‘Mispriced’ (CNBC) Blue Harbour......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Starboard Value LP, York Capital Management, Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC), CytomX Therapeutics Inc (CTMX), Ichor Holdings Ltd (ICHR), and More

Starboard’s Newell Board Nominees Retreat After Icahn Swoop (Reuters) (Reuters) – Four of Starboard Value’s nominees to Newell Brands Inc......(read more)
Jeff Smith

A Look at Jeffrey Smith, Starboard Value’s Potential Activist Targets

Starboard Value, run by Jeffrey Smith, is one of the most famous activist hedge funds and is well known to the investment community. The fund registered......(read more)
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Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Starboard Value LP, Paul Marshall, Whitney Tilson, Capital One Financial Corp. (COF), Boston Beer Company Inc (SAM), and More

Starboard to Nominate Nine Candidates to Mellanox Board (Reuters) (Reuters) – Activist hedge fund Starboard Value LP has started a proxy fight on......(read more)
Jeff Smith

PAREXEL International Corporation (PRXL): Will Starboard Value Push For Sale?

Jeffrey Smith‘s Starboard Value has found its latest activist target in PAREXEL International Corporation (NASDAQ:PRXL), a company that provides......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Eric Mindich, Emanuel J. Friedman, Ray Dalio

Hedge Fund Manager Eric Mindich Shuts Down Eton Park (Reuters) Thirteen years ago Eric Mindich set an industry record when he raised $3 billion for his......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Starboard Value Further Unwinds Brinks Co (BCO) Position

Jeffrey Smith‘s Starboard Value has discarded another 900,000 shares of its Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO) stake according to a new 13D filing, lowering......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Leon Cooperman, Jeffrey Smith, Elliott Management

Cooperman’s Lawyer Says He Faced Parallel Criminal Inquiry (Bloomberg) Billionaire Leon Cooperman invoked his Fifth-Amendment right against self-incrimination......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Starboard Value Out Of Darden (DRI), In On Perrigo (PRGO), HP (HPE) in a Big Way

Starboard Value LP was founded by Jeffrey Smith in 2002, and has its offices in New York. The fund invests in U.S. companies based on fundamentals and......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Here’s Why Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (AAP), Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) and Two Other Stocks Should Be in Your Portfolio

One of the best ways to outperform the broader market is to follow hedge funds into some of their picks. Generally, a good strategy is to follow activist......(read more)
Jeff Smith

See What Jeffrey Smith, Tom Russo, and Alex Roepers Were Pitching At Capitalize for Kids Toronto

Top investors and finance sector heavyweights recently gathered in Toronto to take part in the Sohn Capitalize for Kids Conference, which is conducted......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Infoblox, Depomed, Insperity: Inside Starboard Value’s 5 Biggest Moves of Q2

Founded by Jeffrey Smith in 2002 via a spin-off from Ramius, Starboard Value LP has grown to become one of the most feared activist hedge funds in the......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Starboard Value Takes 9.9% Stake in Stewart Information Services Corp (STC)

Jeffrey Smith‘s Starboard Value LP recently filed a Form 13D with the Securities and Exchange Commission, in which it reported the acquisition of......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Depomed Inc (DEPO): Starboard Value Blasts The Company’s Board, Hires Special Advisors

Jeffrey Smith and Starboard Value are gearing up for the proxy fight against Depomed Inc (NASDAQ:DEPO) current board. In a recent filing with the Securities......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Insperity Inc. (NSP): Jeffrey Smith’s Starboard Value Decreases Stake

It was revealed in a newly-amended 13D filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission that Jeffrey Smith‘s Starboard Value owns 1.81 million......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Sohn Conference: Jeff Smith Pitches Depomed (DEPO), Westrock (WRK)

Insider Monkey was in attendance at the Next Wave Sohn Conference in New York today and we have all the details from Jeffrey Smith‘s presentation......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Activist Starboard Value Gets Seats on Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (MRVL)’s Board; Two Other Hedge Funds Disclose Latest Moves

Billionaire Dan Loeb, one of the most scrutinized hedge fund managers and founder of Third Point LLC, believes that the hedge fund industry is in the “......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Depomed Inc (DEPO): Starboard Value Snatches Up Another 1.5 Million Shares

According to a newly-amended 13D filing with the SEC, Jeffrey Smith‘s Starboard Value LP owns 5.64 million shares of Depomed Inc (NASDAQ:DEPO),......(read more)
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A Look Into Jeff Smith, John Paulson & Two Other Investors’ Latest Moves

The hedge fund industry recovered some losses incurred in the first two months of 2016 during March, which marked one of the best months for the industry......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Starboard Value Takes Aim at a New Activist Target, Plus All the Details on 3 Other Filings

Numerous stock market watchers may be wondering how many hedge fund vehicles are able to generate exceptional trading profits over the long-term for their......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Starboard Cuts Stake in Quantum Corp (QTM), Tiger Global Jettisons Majority of Pure Storage Inc. (PSTG) Holding, Plus 2 Other Moves

Many retail investors seeking to invest in the hedge fund industry may not have the necessary amount of capital to do so, but they can easily track hedge......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Starboard Sets Out to Remove Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)’s Entire Board, ValueAct Further Trims Adobe Stake, Plus 2 Other Moves

According to fresh data from Hedge Fund Research, the activist hedge fund industry lost 6.52% in the first two months of this year, versus the decline......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Starboard Value Warns of Looming Election Contest at Insperity Inc. (NSP), Plus 3 Other Activist Moves

It has been shown in the past that activist hedge funds can deliver above-average returns that are uncorrelated with broader market returns, but that......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Office Depot Inc (ODP): Starboard Value Sells Out of Long Position

According to a new 13D filing, Jeffrey C. Smith’s Starboard Value owns 25.05 million shares of Office Depot Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP), down from 30.22 million......(read more)
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Darden Restaurants Inc (DRI): Chairman Jeffrey Smith Continues to Trim Stake

Jeffrey Smith‘s Starboard Value continues to trim its position in Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI), with a new 13D filing showcasing a multitude......(read more)
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Billionaire Bill Ackman Buys More Valeant Shares, Starboard Value Gradually Jettisons Darden Restaurants Inc. (DRI) Stake and Two Other Moves

Hedge fund vehicles had a rough 2015, and the beginning of 2016 does not look too great either. The capital-weighted HFRI Fund Weighted Composite Index......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Starboard Value Cuts Stake in RealD (RLD), Stadium Capital Buys More of This Retailer, Plus 2 Other Moves

The handful of hedge fund managers who have a strong record of outperforming broader market benchmarks do not manage capital for the masses. The 2-and......(read more)
Jeff Smith

The Latest Activist Moves Made by Jeffrey Smith, Paul Singer, More

Numerous financial news websites and stock market participants call activist investors “vultures”, who aim to extract short-term benefits at the expense......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Jeffrey Smith Outlines How This Activist Target Can Turn Itself Around

It looks like leaning on Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO) is Jeffrey Smith‘s latest major move, as the activist investor steps up his interest......(read more)
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Jeffrey Smith Finds Time To Augment One Of His Top Targets Of 2015

Brink’s Company (NYSE:BCO)‘s largest stockholder, Starboard Value LP, which is managed by Jeffrey Smith, further hiked its stake in the $1......(read more)
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Jeffrey Smith Sees 100% Upside In This Auto Supplier, Shows How It Can Be Unlocked

Shares of Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE:AAP) have gained more than 11% today after The Wall Street Journal reported last night that Jeffrey Smith’s......(read more)
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What The Alibaba Spinoff Will Mean For Yahoo Investors Present And Future

Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) has decided to forge ahead with its plans to spin-off its stake of 384 million shares of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Office Impasse: Office Depot/Staples Merger On The Verge Of Getting Shredded

It appears that the proposed merger of Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) and Office Depot Inc (NASDAQ:ODP), which at one point was widely expected to succeed......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Jeffrey Smith’s Macy’s, Inc. (M) Position Revealed, Plus Two New Picks

Jeffrey Smith’s Starboard Value LP has filed its 13F with the SEC for the reporting period of June 30, 2015. The investor is known for his activist......(read more)
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Jeff Smith’s Starboard Value Reduces Stake In LSB Industries Inc. (LXU) to 6.1%

In a 13D filing, Jeffrey Smith’s Starboard Value disclosed a 6.1% stake in LSB Industries Inc. (NYSE:LXU), which contains 1.39 million shares. The......(read more)
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Starboard Value Sells Majority of Its Stake In Unwired Planet Inc. (UPIP) to MAST Capital Management

Jeffrey Smith’s Starboard Value has sold 9.0 million shares of Unwired Planet Inc. (NASDAQ:UPIP) to David Steinberg’s MAST Capital Management at......(read more)
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Jeffrey Smith’s Starboard Value Initiates Activist Stake In MedAssets Inc. (MDAS) and Calls for Operations Overhaul

Jeffrey Smith’s Starboard Value disclosed a new activist position in MedAssets Inc. (NASDAQ:MDAS) in a 13D filing with the Securities and Exchange......(read more)
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Activist Investor Jeffrey Smith Sees More Potential In The Brink’s Company (BCO)

In a recently-amended 13D filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Jeffrey Smith’s Starboard Value disclosed a 9.0% ownership stake in The......(read more)
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Three Activists, Three Real Estate Plays, Three Stocks Popping

At an investment conference taking place in New York today, three prominent activists that we track at Insider Monkey shared their latest thoughts on......(read more)
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Activist Investor Jeffrey Smith’s Darden Restaurants, Inc. (DRI) Posts Strong Fiscal Q4 Results: Is It A Buy At The Moment?

Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:DRI) reported very strong fiscal fourth quarter 2015 earnings today, as well as earnings for the company’s full......(read more)
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Is Yahoo (YHOO) A Good Stock to Buy Right Now?

Whether Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) is a good stock to buy right now or not can be determined by a number of factors. A few of these include investor activity......(read more)
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Jeffrey Smith Opens New Activist Position in Brink’s Company (BCO), Resigns from Quantum Corp (QTM) Board

Jeffrey Smith’s Starboard Value has disclosed a number of recent moves through filings with the SEC and we have all the latest details. Included is......(read more)
Jeff Smith

Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO), Staples, Inc. (SPLS), and AOL, Inc. (AOL) Among Activist Jeff Smith’s Worst Performing Picks in Q1

Jeffrey Smith’s Starboard Value LP had a solid first quarter, with its 16 long positions in stocks with a market cap above $1.0 billion delivering weighted......(read more)
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Hedge Fund News: Clifton Robbins, Barry Rosenstein, Stanley Druckenmiller

Activist Unveils Bank Investment (CNBC) Activist investor Clifton Robbins thinks buying stock in Investors Bancorp is a near-sure way to make money. &#......(read more)