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Posts Tagged ‘Verisign Inc (VRSN)’

RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Renaissance Technologies’ Return, AUM, and Holdings

Legendary Jim Simons, an awarded math genius and a former military code breaker, founded back in 1982 one of the nowadays largest quant hedge funds in......(read more)
Warren Buffet, is Warren Buffet success personified, Suzanne Woolley

25 Stocks Billionaires Are Piling On

Among the 650+ hedge funds tracked by Insider Monkey’s database are 62 funds which are either managed or were founded by billionaires. We pay special......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

5 Best Technology Stocks According To This $32 Billion Market-Beating Fund

Renaissance Technologies has been not only one of the best performing quant based asset managers but also one of the best performing hedge fund across......(read more)
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Here’s Why These Five Stocks Are Trading Higher Today

Despite lower-than-expected non-farm payroll data, Wall Street is once again in bull-mode on Friday as all three indexes are gaining ground on hopes that......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Renaissance Technologies Bullish on PepsiCo (PEP) and Gold Heading Into Q2

Founded in 1982 by James ‘Jim’ Simons, Renaissance Technologies employs quantitative models based on mathematical and statistical analysis to make......(read more)
Warren Buffett and Billionaires

Warren Buffett Sells Shares of Verisign Inc. (VRSN), Plus Two Other Noteworthy Hedge Fund Moves

Just because a billionaire channels a big chunk of cash into a certain stock does not necessarily mean that retail investors should do so as well. Nonetheless......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Multi-Billion-Dollar Fund Renaissance Technologies Entered Q4 With These Top Picks

Well-known hedge fund Renaissance Technologies LLC needs little or no introduction at all. Jim Simons, also known as the “Quant King”, founded Renaissance......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Billionaire Jim Simons’ Top Technology Bets in Current Quarter

Jim Simons‘ renowned quantitative fund Renaissance Technologies employs complicated computer algorithms to drive trading. The market value of the......(read more)
David E. Shaw Vertex Pharmaceutical

D E Shaw’s Top Mid-Cap Stock Picks ~ Verisign, Inc. (VRSN), Allison Transmission Holdings Inc (ALSN), Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (SPR)

David E. Shaw gained popularity through his exploitation of inefficiencies in the financial market with the help of computational algorithms and a strong......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Warren Buffett’s Best Mid-Cap Picks: DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc (DVA), Verisign, Inc. (VRSN), Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. (CBI)

As per the records of Forbes, Warren Buffett ranks fourth on the list of the richest billionaires in the world with a net worth of $71.3 billion. Buffett......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

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)
Warren Buffet, is Warren Buffet success personified, Suzanne Woolley

Why Should You Avoid Warren Buffett’s Mid-Cap Picks

Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway is undoubtedly the greatest investor of the last several decades. The Oracle of Omaha amassed an immensive fortune......(read more)
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Thomas Bancroft’s Makaira Partners Is Betting On These Stocks

Thomas Bancroft’s Makaira Partners has filed its latest 13F with the Securities and Exchange Commission, detailing its long equity positions at the......(read more)
Barry Rosenstein JANA PARTNERS

Jana Partners’ Third Quarter Portfolio: Closer to the Chemicals and Pharmaceutical Industries

Many hedge funds have been filing their 13Fs for the third quarter of 2013 lately. In these forms, they disclose many of their long equity positions as......(read more)
Philippine Long Distance Telephone (ADR) (NYSE:PHI)

Philippine Long Distance Telephone (ADR) (PHI): Hedge Funds Are Bullish and Insiders Are Undecided, What Should You Do?

Philippine Long Distance Telephone (ADR) (NYSE:PHI) investors: listen up. To many traders, hedge funds are viewed as overrated, old financial vehicles......(read more)
Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN)

Is Verisign, Inc. (VRSN) Still a Bargain With Its Recent Success?

Internet registry and infrastructure company Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) received big boosts with the announcement that Warren Buffett’s Berkshire......(read more)
Warren Buffett

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

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

Suncor Energy Inc. (USA) (SU), General Motors Company (GM): What Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) Bought Last Quarter

It’s that time again, folks! Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) just filed its latest form 13F with the SEC, giving investors a much-anticipated......(read more)
Verisign

Verisign, Inc. (VRSN), Priceline.com Inc (PCLN): Betting on the Internet

The Internet has been a miraculous growth story over the years and it’s only getting bigger. Part of this includes the rising number of websites......(read more)
Best Financial Services Companies to Work For

Lorillard Inc. (LO) Options Active Ahead Of Earnings

Lorillard Inc. (NYSE:LO) – Put options on the third-largest U.S. cigarette maker are changing hands today ahead of the company’s second-quarter earnings......(read more)
The Coca-Cola Company

The Coca-Cola Company (KO), WD-40 Company (WDFC): Finding the Fortress Companies the Buffett Way

Finding fortress-like firms for a portfolio is the objective but it’s not always easy. Several U.S. firms fit the Buffett bill with low corporate......(read more)
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE:CMG)

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG), Allergan, Inc. (AGN), Verisign, Inc. (VRSN): 3 Stocks to Get on Your Watchlist

I follow quite a lot of companies, so the usefulness of a watchlist to me cannot be overstated. Without my watchlist, I’d be unable to keep up on......(read more)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

A Quick Look at Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A)’s Big Buys in 1Q13

Trade decisions of huge fund managers such as Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) always make heads turn. I am turning mine today to the recent moves......(read more)
Philippine Long Distance Telephone (ADR) (NYSE:PHI)

Philippine Long Distance Telephone (ADR) (PHI): Insiders Aren’t Crazy About It

Philippine Long Distance Telephone (ADR) (NYSE:PHI) was in 7 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of the first quarter of 2013. PHI has seen a decrease......(read more)

Verisign, Inc. (VRSN): Hedge Funds and Insiders Are Bearish, What Should You Do?

Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) was in 40 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of the first quarter of 2013. VRSN investors should pay attention to a......(read more)
How Slower Growth, Falling Oil Will Boost This Airline

National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV) and Verisign, Inc. (VRSN): Buffett Moves

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)

Garmin Ltd. (GRMN), Verisign, Inc. (VRSN): Two Tech Stocks to Buy and One to Avoid as Target Prices Are Lowered

Editor’s Note: This article originally mentioned Verisign is only spending $5 million in marketing in 2013. That was incorrect and has been removed......(read more)
Verisign

Garmin Ltd. (GRMN), Verisign, Inc. (VRSN), and JDS Uniphase Corp (JDSU): 2 Tech Stocks to Buy and 1 to Avoid as Target Prices Are Lowered

The consensus analyst decrease in price targets for a number of technology stocks is being ignored by investors. Despite a downward revision in the target......(read more)
KT Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:KT)

KT Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:KT): Insiders Are Dumping, Should You? – PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (ADR) (NYSE:TLK), PT Indosat Tbk (ADR) (NYSE:IIT)

Is KT Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:KT) a first-rate investment today? The best stock pickers are in a pessimistic mood. The number of long hedge fund bets......(read more)

Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO), International Business Machines Corp. (IBM): Internet Killed the Newspaper Star

As most of us know, newspapers are dying. The Internet quickly supplanted “old media” and relegated most newspaper companies to life support......(read more)
Lone Pine Capital 2015 Q2 Investor Letter

Billionaire Stephen Mandel’s Tech Stock Picks Include Google Inc (GOOG)

We have found that the most popular small cap stocks among hedge funds, as determined by 13F filings, outperform the S&P 500 by an average of 18 percentage......(read more)
Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

Which One of Berkshire (BRK.B)’s New Additions Should You Buy? Verisign, Inc. (VRSN), Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)

In the middle of February, with much fanfare, the newest additions to Berkshire’s portfolio were announced. These stocks were immediately bid up......(read more)
Julian Robertson, Tiger Management

Billionaires Julian Robertson and Stephen Mandel Like Google Inc (GOOG)

Six to seven weeks after the end of each quarter, hedge funds and other major investors file 13Fs with the SEC to disclose many of their long equity positions......(read more)
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Billionaire Warren Buffett’s Big Changes: Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), General Motors Company (GM), Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)

Billionaire investor and Berkshire Hathaway founder Warren Buffett is a pupil of legendary investor Benjamin Graham. Berkshire is a major conglomerate......(read more)
Warren Buffett

Here’s What Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.A) Has Been Buying and Selling

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)
Get Ready to Profit From the "Dot-Com Boom 2.0"

Get Ready to Profit From the “Dot-Com Boom 2.0”

When CERN released the World Wide Web in 1991, few thought it would amount to much. In fact, noted Author and Astronomer Clifford Stoll proclaimed in......(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)
TIGER MANAGEMENT

Point State Capital Buying Up Verisign (VRSN)

Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN) saw Point State Capital increase its stake by over 150% per a 13G filing with the SEC last week. Point State now owns over......(read more)
Lone Pine Capital 2015 Q2 Investor Letter

Schlumberger, VeriSign, Dunkin: Tiger Cub Stephen Mandel’s Newest Stock Picks

Billionaire and Tiger cub Stephen Mandel, with nearly $17 billion of assets under management, left his mentor Julian Robertson in 1997 to launch Lone......(read more)
TIGER MANAGEMENT

Billionaire Julian Robertson’s 5 Favorite Mid Cap Stocks

Legendary investor Julian Robertson of Tiger Management retired some time ago, but his enormous success running the fund- not to mention his ability to......(read more)
Lone Pine Capital 2015 Q2 Investor Letter

Invest For Kids Conference: Billionaire Stephen Mandel is Betting Big On This Stock

At the 2012 Invest for Kids conference, Lone Pine Capital’s Steven Mandel gave an investment pitch on one of his new favorite stocks, Verisign......(read more)
Izzy Englander of MILLENNIUM MANAGEMENT

5 Stocks That Killed Hedge Funds Last Week

We have identified five stocks that had absolutely horrible days last week. Assuming the funds we track have not changed their holdings since the end......(read more)
Should this Concern Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Google Inc (GOOG)?

Valiant Capital Likes Apple Inc. (AAPL), Google Inc (GOOG)

In late October Christopher Hansen’s Valiant Capital filed its 13F for the third quarter of 2012, which disclosed many of the fund’s long equity positions......(read more)
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Is Verisign a Buying Opportunity?

Verisign, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN)’s stock dropped about 15% on October 26th after the company said that the U.S. Department of Commerce may subject a registry......(read more)
Lone Pine Capital 2015 Q2 Investor Letter

Hedge Fund News: Steven Mandel, Sam Israel, John Paulson

Mandel’s Lone Pine Buys Over $400M of Verisign Inc. (ValueWalk) According to a 13G just filled with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Steven......(read more)
RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES

Jim Simons and Renaissance Institutional Equities Fund’s 30 Largest Holdings

Jim Simons’ Medallion Fund is a phenomenon, by far the best hedge fund with 34% annual alpha. The problem is its strategy has a size constraint......(read more)