Larry Robbins

Larry Robbins

Last Update: 08-14-2015

Number of Stocks: 82
Number of New Stocks: 10

Total Value: $25,250 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 24%

Countries: USA
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Larry Robbins Watch

  • Billionaire Steven Cohen's New Oil Pick

    In this article, let's take a look at National Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV), a $14.28 billion market cap company. The company designs and manufactures drill rig equipment, provides downhole tools and services and also provides supply chain integration services to the upstream oil and gas industry.


    New pick

      


  • AbbVie: The Riskiest Dividend Aristocrat

    AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) is an interesting business – it has the highest qualitative risk of any Dividend Aristocrat.


    Risk and Dividend Aristocrats typically do not go together. Dividend Aristocrats must have at least 25 consecutive years of dividend increases. They are typically the ‘bluest of the blue chips’, with names like Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT), Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), and Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) on the list. Click here to see all 52 Dividend Aristocrats.

      


  • Stocks Gurus Are Buying - Part I

    According to GuruFocus' All-in-One screener, the following stocks were six of the most popular among the gurus during the past three months. 



      


  • Redmond Asset Management Buys Harley-Davidson in Q2 2015

    At the end of the second quarter of 2015, the hedge fund Redmond Asset Management LLC reported a total value of its portfolio of $202,512,000 with a increase of 2.10% since the previous quarter.


    During Q2 2015, the hedge fund bought eight new stocks and increased 75 of its stakes. The following are the most heavily weighted buys during the quarter.

      


  • Insider Buys Round-up: Tenet Healthcare and Sprint Corp

    The All-In-One Guru Screener can be used to find insider buys over the last week by clicking on the Insiders tab and changing the settings for All Insider Buying to “$500,000+” and Duration to "August 2015."


    According to the above filters, the following are the recent buys from company insiders over the past week:

      


  • FPA Capital Fund new buys in Q2 2015

    FPA Capital Fund (Trades, Portfolio) has a concentrated portfolio composed of 24 stocks with a total value of $696 million and invest primarily in undervalued small to mid cap companies.


    During the second quarter of 2015 the fund increased its stake in 4 companies.

      


  • Luxor Capital Group Buys High-Yield Company Terraform

    Luxor Capital Group, LP is an employee owned hedge fund sponsor. The firm provides its services to pooled investment vehicles. It invests in the public equity and fixed income markets across the globe. The portfolio is composed of 45 stocks and has a total value of $5,883 million.


    According to a recent SC 13G form that is used when the filer owns between 5% and 20% of the company and plans to hold it only as a passive investor, the hedge fund now owns 5.1% of Terraform Power Inc (TERP) with 3,925,137 shares. This is a new position for the hedge fund and the trade was done on June 19.

      


  • Larry Robbins Boosts Stake in ManpowerGroup Inc.

    Larry Robbins (Trades, Portfolio), chief executive of Glenview Capital Management, has expanded his passive holding of ManpowerGroup Inc. (NYSE:MAN) to 7.24% of the company according to filings dated June 15.


    Robbins holds 5,664,036 shares after the transaction, a 149.7% increase from the 2,268,131 shares he bought when he started the stake in the first quarter.

      


  • 5 Popular Financial Stocks Among Gurus in Q1

    The financial sector has seen good performance over the past year, returning 20.78%. This is the third-highest performing sector over the one-year period after healthcare and technology, according to Morningstar’s performance list.


    One method of researching stocks in this sector is to see which companies are popular among the gurus. GuruFocus’ All-In-One-Screener can be used to sort stocks with more than 150 filters. For this article, I selected “Financial Services” from the industry list, then in the Gurus tab selected the checkmark box for “Involved in Buy/Sell Activities.” By sorting the resulting list of stocks by number of guru holders, we can see the top five most popular financial services companies.

      


  • Larry Robbins keeps on buying Manitowoc Co Inc.

    After his latest buys of Q1 2015, Guru Larry Robbins (Trades, Portfolio) keeps on increasing his stake in Manitowoc Co Inc (MTW) even in June (Q2), according to GuruFocus real time picks.


    In March he bought the stock for the first time, and now he increased his stake by 11.61% at an average price of $19.3 reaching a total of 9,614,197 shares held. After this buy the Investor is still the second main holder of MTW after Carl Icahn (Trades, Portfolio) who owns 10,582,660 shares.

      


  • Larry Robbins' New Buys During Q1 2015

    During Q1 of 2015, top hedge fund manager Larry Robbins (Trades, Portfolio), bought 11 new stocks according to his stock picks page.


    He bought McDonald’s Corp (MCD), Citigroup Inc. (C), Gap Inc. (GPS), Manpower Group (MAN) and Manitowoc Co. Inc. (MTW) as reported on this article

      


  • Andreas Halvorsen adds to stake in Avis Budget Group Inc.

    Andreas Halvorsen (Trades, Portfolio) is a founding partner of Viking Global Investors LP and currently serves as its CIO. Viking was formed in 1999 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut. Viking manages two hedge funds invested in equities worldwide.


    His portfolio has a total value of $25,811 million and on May he increased his already big stake in Avis Budget Group Inc (CAR). He increased his stake by 56.17% reaching a total of 4,415,339 shares that is 4.17% of shares outstanding of the company and the 0.91% of total assets of his portfolio. With this buy he became the third main holder of the company, after Larry Robbins (Trades, Portfolio) (that holds 6.7% of shares outstanding) and Chase Coleman (Trades, Portfolio) (with 4.58%).

      


  • Glenview Capital Initiates Position in Manitowoc

    Glenview Capital Management, founded in 2000 by Larry Robbins (Trades, Portfolio), is a privately held investment management firm. Glenview manages approximately $7.4B of assets split between two products: the Glenview Funds (long/short) and the Glenview Opportunity Funds (concentrated, opportunistic). Since inception, the compounded annualized rates of return for the Glenview and GO Funds are approximately 15% and 25%, respectively. Glenview is focused on delivering attractive absolute returns through an intense focus on deep fundamental research and individual security selection. Their investments are primarily focused on the US, with a smaller amount of exposure in Western Europe.


    Last quarter, Glenview Capital initiated a position in Manitowoc (NYSE:MTW) by buying 8,614,197 shares of the company. The Manitowoc Company, Inc. is a multi-industry, capital goods manufacturer operating in two principal markets: Cranes and Related Products (Crane) and Foodservice Equipment (Foodservice). The company's Crane segment is recognized as one of the world’s leading providers of engineered lifting equipment for the global construction industry, including lattice-boom cranes, tower cranes, mobile telescopic cranes and boom trucks. It accounts for ~62% of the company's top line. Manitowoc's Foodservice segment is one of the world’s leading innovators and manufacturers of commercial food-service equipment serving the ice, beverage, refrigeration, food-preparation, holding and cooking needs of restaurants, convenience stores, hotels, healthcare and institutional applications. It accounts for ~38% of the company's revenues.

      


  • Larry Robbins' Glenview Capital Top New Stocks

    Top-returning fund manger of 2013 Larry Robbins (Trades, Portfolio) announced last week that he bought 11 new first-quarter stocks at his hedge fund Glenview Capital Management.


    Robbins’ portfolio ended the quarter with 79 long positions and 19% turnover. The total value of the stocks was $21.9 billion.

      


  • Glenview Capital Raises Stake In Monsanto

    http://finance.crwe-pr.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/mon.jpgMonsanto Company (NYSE:MON)


    Billionaire Larry Robbins (Trades, Portfolio)' Glenview Capital Management, LLC disclosed in a regulatory filing ( 13F-HR ) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it boosted to 9,691,737 the number of shares of MON in its investment portfolio during the first quarter 2015 from the 9,618,448 shares held at the end of the previous quarter.

      


  • Larry Robbins Adds To Stake In Brookdale Senior Living

    Glenview Capital Management, founded in 2000 by Larry Robbins (Trades, Portfolio), is a privately held investment management firm. In its 14th year of operation, Glenview manages approximately $7.4B of assets split between two products: the Glenview Funds (long/short) and the Glenview Opportunity Funds (concentrated, opportunistic). Since inception, the compounded annualized rates of return for the Glenview and GO Funds are approximately 15% and 25%, respectively (through January 2014). Glenview is focused on delivering attractive absolute returns through an intense focus on deep fundamental research and individual security selection. Their investments are primarily focused on the US, with a smaller amount of exposure in Western Europe.


    The portfolio is composed of 74 stocks with a total value of $19,979 Mil. According to GuruFocus Real Time Picks, the investor increased his stake in Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (BKD) by 32.38%, reaching a total of 11,591,430 owned shares (2.22% of his portfolio or 6.32% of BKD’s Outstanding Shares). Mr. Robbins has been buying BKD shares since 2014Q3 and with this buy, Mr. Robbins became the main Guru holding BKD.

      


  • Larry Robbins' Top Growth Stocks

    Glenview Capital Management, founded in 2000 by Larry Robbins (Trades, Portfolio), is a privately held investment management firm. In its 14th year of operation, Glenview manages approximately $7.4B of assets split between two products: the Glenview Funds (long/short) and the Glenview Opportunity Funds (concentrated, opportunistic). Since inception, the compounded annualized rates of return for the Glenview and GO Funds are approximately 15% and 25%, respectively (through January 2014). Glenview is focused on delivering attractive absolute returns through an intense focus on deep fundamental research and individual security selection. Their investments are primarily focused on the US, with a smaller amount of exposure in Western Europe.  


  • Should You follow Carl Icahn and Larry Robbins and Buy Manitowoc?

    Larry Robbins (Trades, Portfolio) of Glenview Capital Management has recently initiated a long position in Manitowoc (NYSE:MTW) by buying over 8.6 mn shares of the company. Last quarter, another noted investor Carl Icahn (Trades, Portfolio) bought Manitowoc's shares with intention to force management to spin-off the company's Food Service equipment business. Icahn also added more shares to his position in January and currently holds 10,582,660 shares of Manitowoc.


    The Manitowoc Company, Inc. is a multi-industry, capital goods manufacturer operating in two principal markets: Cranes and Related Products (Crane) and Foodservice Equipment (Foodservice). The company's Crane segment is recognized as one of the world’s leading providers of engineered lifting equipment for the global construction industry, including lattice-boom cranes, tower cranes, mobile telescopic cranes and boom trucks. It accounts for ~62% of the company's top line. Manitowoc's Foodservice segment is one of the world’s leading innovators and manufacturers of commercial food-service equipment serving the ice, beverage, refrigeration, food-preparation, holding and cooking needs of restaurants, convenience stores, hotels, healthcare and institutional applications. It accounts for ~38% of the company's revenues.

      


  • Should You Buy EBay Post Recent Analyst Upgrade?

    Recently, Susquehanna analyst James Friedman upgraded his rating on eBay (NASDAQ:EBAY) to buy from neutral. He also raised his stock price target to $75, which implies significant upside from the current levels. Friedman is bullish about Paypal's business prospects once it demerges from eBay.


    In addition to positive sell side commentary eBay has also seen a lot of interest from fund managers of late. Last quarter, Seth Klarman (Trades, Portfolio), Daniel Loeb (Trades, Portfolio), Larry Robbins (Trades, Portfolio), Leon Cooperman (Trades, Portfolio), NWQ Managers (Trades, Portfolio), Jana Partners (Trades, Portfolio), PRIMECAP Management (Trades, Portfolio), Murray Stahl (Trades, Portfolio), RS Investment Management (Trades, Portfolio) and Louis Moore Bacon (Trades, Portfolio) increased their stake in the company.

      


  • Larry Robbins Takes Stake in Company That Agreed to Carl Icahn Deal

    Larry Robbins (Trades, Portfolio), the manager of Glenview Capital who made headlines last year for beating out almost every other hedge fund’s returns, has amassed a stake in a new company, Manitowoc Co. (NYSE:MTW).


    According to GuruFocus Real Time Picks, the position consists of 8,614,197 shares of the company, giving him 6.34% interest.

      


  • Ken Griffin Upped Stake in Citi, Devon and United Technologies

    Over the past days hedge funds have been filing their form 13-F, which is a quarterly report of equity holdings by filed institutional investment managers with at least $100 million in equity assets under management, as required by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In this article, let´s concentrate in one particular hedge fund and try to see the principal holdings in its portfolio. I will look at Citadel Investment Group.


    Recently, the fund reported its equity portfolio, as at the end of December. The total value of the portfolio amounted to $82.66 million. The filing revealed that at the end of December, the fund added 517 new positions to its equity portfolio, and sold out of 344 other companies. The top ten portfolio holdings as of the end of the quarter represented 7.31%. The largest changes from previous 13-F´s fillings are in the consumer discretionary, industrials and tech sector.

      


  • A Look at Larry Robbins and His Latest Portfolio Update

    When looking for companies to invest in, Larry Robbins (Trades, Portfolio) of Glenview Capital Management focuses on companies that are stable, predictable and steady. The company must have recurring revenue streams or entrenched market positions. His investing style is most commonly known as "GARP," which stands for Growth at a Reasonable Price.


    Robbins currently has 74 stocks in his portfolio, valued at $19.97 billion with a quarter over quarter turnover rate of 13%. 34.7% of his portfolio are stocks from the healthcare sector, 19% come from the consumer cyclical sector and 10.7% are in technology.

      


  • Pioneer Investments Purchases Time Warner Cable, Kohl's in Q4

    Pioneer Investments (Trades, Portfolio) is a global investment manager that launched in 1928. Its Pioneer Fund, which launched in that year, is a large-cap equity fund that focuses on well-established companies.


    The fund’s investment approach takes a long-term value-oriented, risk-managed view. John Carey, the current portfolio manager, has led the fund since 1996.

      


  • Larry Robbins Boosts Stakes in 3 Companies

    Top-performing hedge fund manager Larry Robbins (Trades, Portfolio) on Dec. 10 increased his holdings in three companies, GuruFocus Real Time Picks reported: Avis Budget Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR), PVH Corp (NYSE:PVH) and Lithia Motors Inc. (NYSE:LAD).


    Robbins, who runs the $9 billion Glenview Capital Management, was the most successful hedge fund manager of 2013, returning 84% primarily by betting on healthcare stocks. On Oct. 21, he said he was betting on millennials being able to move out of their parents’ homes and start their own families as the financial crisis subsided.

      


  • A Fast Growing Stock to Consider

    In a previous article, we analyze quantitative aspects of Carter's, Inc. (NYSE:CRI), a $4.3 billion market cap company, which is the largest branded marketer in the United States of apparel and related products exclusively for babies and young children. Now, in this article let's take a look at the intrinsic value and try to compare it with the current stock price.


    Acquisition

      


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