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Posts Tagged ‘Prem Watsa Fairfax Financial’

OMEGA ADVISORS

Billionaire Leon Cooperman’s “Best Ideas” Include QUALCOMM, Inc. (QCOM) and More

One of the most anticipated market players from this year’s Delivering Alpha conference on July 17th was billionaire Leon Cooperman of Omega Advisors......(read more)
Tom Gayner

Tom Gayner’s Markel’s Top Stock Picks Include Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B)

Insurance company Markel invests much of its cash in the market under the management of Tom Gayner. We track Markel Gayner Asset Management’s quarterly......(read more)
Mark McGoldrick - Mount Kellett Capital Management

Mark McGoldrick’s Mount Kellett Boosts Its Stake in SandRidge Energy Inc. (SD)

At the beginning of January, SandRidge Energy Inc. (NYSE:SD), a $2.6 billion market cap exploration and production company which primarily produces natural......(read more)
Tom Gayner

Tom Gayner and Markel’s Top Stock Picks for 2013 Include Carmax

Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) is an insurance company which invests its capital in the financial markets and therefore reports many of its long equity......(read more)
FISHER ASSET MANAGEMENT

Is Johnson & Johnson a Good Stock to Buy?

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) currently trades at 23 times trailing earnings, which we’d normally consider to be a bit high for a stable consumer......(read more)
Ken Griffin CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP

Hedge Funds Bought Take-Two And These Other Stocks

We track 13D and 13G filings by hedge funds and other notable investors because the trades reported in these filings are generally very fresh; we know......(read more)

Prem Watsa Keeps Buying Up SandRidge

It’s been a tough year for natural gas businesses. Chesapeake Energy Corporation (NYSE:CHK), for example, is down 29% since the beginning of 2012; natural......(read more)
Lone Pine Capital 2015 Q2 Investor Letter

Dollar Tree, VeriSign, and Other Recent Hedge Fund Buys

We like to track 13D and 13G filings from hedge funds because, while they only discuss how a fund or other notable investor is trading one stock, they......(read more)

JNJ, RIMM, WFC, USB: Prem Watsa’s Top Stock Picks From Q3

Fairfax Financial recently filed its 3Q 13F with the SEC, which reveals the holdings of hedge funds and other notable investors. Prem Watsa is the founder......(read more)

Does Research In Motion’s 34% Week Make It A Buy?

Research In Motion Limited (NASDAQ:RIMM) rose 34% during Thanksgiving week as analysts provided high sales targets for the new BlackBerry, an achievement......(read more)
SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

Hedge Funds Bought These Stocks Recently

We like to track hedge fund activity and use the stocks that funds and other notable investors are buying as a screen for potential stock picks. When......(read more)

Prem Watsa Really Likes Resolute Forest Products

At the end of June, Prem Watsa’s Fairfax Financial Holdings reported 18.5 million shares of Resolute Forest Products Inc (NYSE:RFP) in its 13F portfolio......(read more)

Is Johnson & Johnson a Good Stock to Buy?

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) took a hit to its earnings in the second quarter of the year, with net income falling by about half compared to its results......(read more)

Prem Watsa Adds More Shares of Resolute

Prem Watsa, manager of Fairfax Financial Holdings, has been called “the Warren Buffett of Canada” for his value investing prowess (Fairfax’s book......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett News: Warren Buffett Fails A Cherry Coke Taste Test

Warren Buffett fails a Cherry Coke taste test (NYPost) Warren Buffett’s love of Cherry Coke is well-documented. So, you would think that the Oracle......(read more)

Prem Watsa Doubles Down On Research In Motion

A 13F filed with the SEC today reported that Prem Watsa’s Fairfax Financial Holdings– which has roughly doubled its value since 2007 on a series......(read more)

Did the Warren Buffett of Canada Fall into a Value Trap? $RIMM

Prem Watsa's doubling down strategy details a value trap as RIM has made a history of poor business decisions over the last few years. The continued layoffs......(read more)

The Problem of Mobility and Facebook’s Battle for Revenue

Social media figures prominently amongst mobile phone users in the US, with roughly 80% of all mobile phone owners using Facebook. It may sound like a......(read more)

Jim Chanos and Daniel S. Loeb Vs. Prem Watsa

New Jersey Superior Court Judge Stephan C. Hansbury dismissed Fairfax Financial’s $8 billion lawsuit against Jim Chanos’ Kynikos and Dan Loeb......(read more)