George Soros

George Soros

Last Update: 02-14-2017

Number of Stocks: 190
Number of New Stocks: 94

Total Value: $3,052 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 17%

Countries: USA
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George Soros Watch

  • Insider Michael Dell Buys 24,807 Shares of Dell Technologies

    Michael Dell (Trades, Portfolio), the founder, CEO and chairman of the board for Dell Technologies (NYSE:DVMT), purchased 24,807 shares for $28.84 per share on Feb. 13, according to a Form 4 filing by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

    Dell is an American multinational information technology corporation that designs, develops, manufactures, markets, sells and supports products and services through its four business groups: Client Solutions, Enterprise Solutions Group, Dell Software Group and Dell Services.


  • Some of the Most Undervalued Stocks With Rising Prices

    According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, several gurus are focusing on stocks whose Peter Lynch fair values are far above the current price. The following stocks are trading with wide margins of safety and have positive performances over the past 12 months.

    Goldfield Corp. (GV) is trading around $6.7 per share. The Peter Lynch value gives the stock a fair price of $10.61 so the stock is undervalued with a margin of safety of 40%. Twelve weeks ago the stock started its positive upward trend; it now registers a positive performance of 129%.


  • George Soros Bets Big on Key Energy Services

    Hungarian-American fund manager George Soros (Trades, Portfolio) established the prestigious Quantum Fund, one of the top-performing funds in the world over its 26-year history. Soros invests in companies with the theory that prices of equities and fixed-income securities depend on the actions of traders, who usually act out on highly emotional reactions. Investors can find good opportunities by studying the market value of assets. The fund manager also focuses on the theory of “reflexivity,” which is based on the premise that investor biases can affect market transactions.

    During fourth-quarter 2016, George Soros (Trades, Portfolio) gained a position in Key Energy Services Inc. (NYSE:KEG), an energy company that has a positive 2017 outlook despite weak financial strength and profitability. Soros invested in 1,850,790 shares of Key Energy Services for an average price of $15.64 per share. As the energy company currently trades near $33.84 per share, Soros has a potential gain of approximately 116% on the stock.


  • Achieve Market Mastery Through Fallibilism and Perspectivism

    Macro Ops is dedicated to one thing: mastering the markets.

    But the path towards mastery is not linear. It is a messy one that requires constant iteration, observation, backtracking and improvement. Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio) has a good visual for it:


  • 2016 MaziValue Portfolio Performance and Brexit-Onomics

    The portfolio returned 3.34% and 24.76% in the fourth quarter and calendar year 2016 and underperformed the comparable indices. The screenshot below comes from Interactive Broker's portfolio analyst and represents the portfolio's performance since its inception on Dec. 10, 2015. Both the Russel and the Dow had tremendous runs in the fourth quarter following the election of President Donald Trump.


  • 7 Undervalued Stocks With Rising Prices

    According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, several gurus are focusing on stocks whose Peter Lynch fair values are far above the current price. The following stocks are trading with wide margins of safety and have a positive performance over the past 12 months.

    Flexible Solutions International Inc. (FSI) is trading around $1.52 per share. The Peter Lynch value gives the stock a fair price of $3.57, so the stock is undervalued with a margin of safety of 67%. Twelve weeks ago, the stock started its positive upward trend and it now registers a positive performance of 9.3%.


  • 6 Low P/E Stocks Gurus Are Buying

    Here are six stocks gurus are buying that are trading with low price-earnings (P/E) ratios. Some of them are great investments; others need a double check, according to the DCF calculator.

    Toyota Motor Corp. ADR (NYSE:TM) with a market cap of $193.19 billion is trading with a P/E ratio of 9.99 and a price-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.73. According to the DCF calculator, the stock has a fair value of $124.7 while trading around $115.12. Its margin of safety is 8%. The price has risen 5% over the last 12 months and is now 6.54% below its 52-week high and 17.71% above its 52-week low.


  • China’s Mundell-Fleming Trilemma

    (The following is an excerpt from our weekly Market Brief. If you’re interested in learning more about Market Briefs and the Macro Ops Hub, click here.)

    You’re probably familiar with the story of how George Soros and Stanley Druckenmiller “broke the Bank of England” in '92.


  • The Misconception of Market Prediction

    Spoon boy: Do not try and bend the spoon. That’s impossible. Instead only try to realize the truth.


  • Abbott Launches Neuropathic Pain Treatment System

    Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT) announced through PR Newswire Jan. 18 that it has put on the market its Proclaim DRG Neurostimulation System, which has been created to stimulate the spinal ganglion in patients chronically affected by neuropathic pain.

    The dorsal root ganglion is where the cell bodies of the first neuron of the sensory pathways are, from which a fiber originates. This fiber splits into two branches, one heading to the peripheral system and the other to the spinal cord. The ganglion is an important objective in neurostimulation.


  • Diversification: An Investor's Best Friend

    Per the SEC's beginners' guide to investing, diversification is defined as:


  • Why All the Macro Gurus Are Betting on Emerging Markets

    I frequently go over recent Guru trades to see what some of the savviest investors on the planet are buying. Usually, there is an idea or two I want to check out more carefully. Worst case scenario, there's a lot to learn from how these men and women think, best case scenario, you find an idea that fits very well with your style.

    This time I couldn't help but notice Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio), George Soros (Trades, Portfolio), Louis Moore Bacon, Stanley Druckenmiller, Charles Brandes (Trades, Portfolio) and Ray Dalio (Trades, Portfolio) all are buying the iShares MSCI Emerging Index. Five out of six are the most prolific macro traders you can find, but Brandes, who's more of a traditional value guy, is somewhat of a surprise.


  • Philip Morris Downgraded by Bank of America Merrill Lynch

    On Jan. 4, Bank of America Merrill Lynch downgraded Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) from Buy to Neutral, and the average target price set by analysts is now $100.69.


  • Smart Money Acquires 30% of Key Energy Services

    There is nothing quite like a flurry of smart money and guru entries into a company to catch market interest, and if there is one company that is capturing attention right now for that reason, it is Key Energy Services Inc. (NYSE:KEG).

    Over the last week, the company has announced three major institutional positions, each of which should be enough as a single holding to inject some positive sentiment. Here is who is buying shares and why we think they are picking up exposure.


  • Abbott Closes St. Jude Medical Deal Wednesday

    Abbott Labs (NYSE:ABT) communicated through the PRNewswire on Dec. 30 that the closure of the purchase of St. Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ) for $25 billion is expected on Wednesday.

    Due to antitrust rules the Federal Trade Commission and the Chinese Commerce Ministry required Abbott to sell off two cardiovascular devices, St. Jude Medical's Angio-Seal and Femoseal, vascular closure products and Abbott's Vado Steerable Sheath, a heart catheter.


  • Abbott Labs to Buy St. Jude Medical for $25 Billion

    Abbott Labs (NYSE:ABT) agreed Dec. 27 to the conditions imposed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for the closing of the deal that will see Abbott purchase St. Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ) for a total consideration of $25 billion.

    After Abbott Labs’ agreement on the FTC’s conditions, there aren’t any other obstacles to Abbott's plan to purchase St. Jude Medical. Thus, the white smoke is expected anytime soon.


  • How to Invest in Gold in 2017

    With gold trending down, many investors interested in the industry are wondering which step to take. When the time comes, one of the ways to decide which gold mining stocks to invest in is analysing the characteristics of the gold industry and learning from the gurus’ moves.

    From Jan. 1 to Feb. 28, the price of gold on the London Bullion Market increased by 15.58%, as shown by the picture below that reports the following five sub-periods characterized by different trends in the gold price since the beginning of the year.


  • The Intuition in Trading and Investing

    Do you ever get that feeling that a certain trade will be huge? That you should size up on it and go for the jugular? You can’t exactly describe why this trade is the one, but you can definitely feel it.

    This feeling is what we call intuition.


  • Mason Hawkins Extends His Kodak Moment

    Mason Hawkins' (Trades, Portfolio) Southeastern Asset Management added to its position in Eastman Kodak Co. (NYSE:KODK) by 2,704.52% on Nov. 30.

    Hawkins is the CEO and chairman of Southeastern, which he founded in 1975. His firm manages the Longleaf Partners Fund. The firm relies on in-depth, fundamental research to find strong businesses that are discounted and have good management.


  • Gurus Shop in Robust Consumer Cyclical and Technology Sectors

    During the third quarter, gurus invested primarily in consumer cyclical and technology companies. Such companies have strong financial strength and high profitability. Several of these companies, including Alphabet Inc. (GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE:BABA), The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ:PCLN), Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) and The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS), have a predictability rank of at least three stars. High guru ownership and number of guru buys suggest good value potential in the consumer cyclical and technology sectors.

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