Leon Cooperman

Leon Cooperman

Last Update: 03-18-2015

Number of Stocks: 91
Number of New Stocks: 27

Total Value: $5,997 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 17%

Countries: USA
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Leon Cooperman Watch

  • Leon Cooperman's Top Growth Stocks

    Leon Cooperman (Trades, Portfolio)'s firm Omega Advisors is one of the largest hedge funds that has maintained a quarter over quarter turnover around 17%. Even in 2008 during the financial crisis, Cooperman was able to beat the market by staying away from the financial stocks.

    The value investor does not limit himself to a specific sector when investing. He is more focused on how the company is managed and if the stock is mispriced. Cooperman was heavily inspired by investment guru Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio).   


  • Can Time Warner Inc (TWX) Continue Its Momentum?

    Time Warner's (TWX) stock is in an uptrend since mid-2012, and its stock price has more than doubled in the last two and a half years.


      


  • Leon Cooperman Boosts Stake in Spin-Off Holding

    Leon Cooperman (Trades, Portfolio) spent 25 years at Goldman Sachs before founding Omega Advisors, which had $9.4 billion under management at Feb. 28, 2015. The investor reported increasing his stake in one of Omega’s holdings, Senior Investment Group Inc. (SNR) on March 5, according to GuruFocus Real Time Picks.


    With the transaction Cooperman’s position increased by 30.9% to 3,407,317 shares, or 5.13% of the company. He also reported owning an additional 528,191 shares in the fourth quarter, reflecting a 25.5% position increase from the prior quarter. New Senior Investment Group’s shares lost 14.3% of their market value since they began trading in November and closed Friday at a price of $16.34 each.

      


  • Global Market Valuations And Expected Returns – March 13, 2015

    The US market was up more than 30% in 2013, the best year since the go-go years of the 1990s. 2014 was another strong year for the market. The S&P 500 index was up more than 13%. Since the market recovery in 2009, the US stock market has been up for 6 consecutive years. What is the situation in the other parts of the world? In February 2015, the key indexes in Europe were strong. Germany’s DAX index continued strong growth by 6.61% after 9.06% surge in January. France’s CAC-40 index went up by 7.54% after 7.76% increase in January. The FTSE 100 index gained 2.92%. Stock markets performances in Asia were good. Japan’s NIKKEI 225 gained 6.36%. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index increased 1.29% and China’s SSE Composite index was up by 3.11%.


    As indicated in my last article, “Which Regions and Sectors Are International Gurus Buying?”, GuruFocus international gurus tend to put most of their holdings in Europe and Asia.

      


  • Which Regions and Sectors Are International Gurus Buying?

    Warren Buffett said in an interview published on 2/25/2015 in the newspaper Handelsblatt that his holding company Berkshire Hathaway is definitely interested in companies in Germany. “Germany is a terrific market, lots of people, lots of buying power, productive, it’s got a legal system we feel very good with, it’s got a regulatory system we feel very good with, it’s got people we feel very good with - and customers,” Buffett said.


    George Soros, one of history’s most successful financiers, has been selling US holdings to buy European stocks. It is said that he has moved about $2 billion into companies in Asia and Europe, according to a person familiar with the strategy.

      


  • George Soros' Top New Holdings

    George Soros (Trades, Portfolio) founded Soros Fund Management in 1969, which was formerly structured as a hedge fund but today runs as a privately owned family office.


    Soros arguably set the standard for hedge fund managers — during the fund’s 26-year history, Soros had a cumulative 32% annual return. Just $1,000 invested in the Quantum Fund in 1969 would have grown to $4 million in 2000.

      


  • Undervalued stocks in Leon Cooperman's Portfolio

    Leon Cooperman (Trades, Portfolio) is the founder and chairman of Omega Advisors, a hedge fund with approximately $6 billion under management. Mr. Cooperman was the CEO and Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management and was 24 years old when he first entered the company. He worked at Goldman Sachs for 25 years. In 1991, he left Goldman and started Omega Advisors. He was a graduate of Columbia Business School. In 1991, Mr. Cooper founded Omega Advisors with $450 million in capital. He combines his macro view and fundamental valuation in his investing strategy. He does try to predict the market direction and pays close attention to valuations, too.


    According to Guru Focus Undervalued Stocks in Cooperman’s portfolio, the following are the four stocks with better margins of safety.

      


  • Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: PBR.A, S, E, NOV, EC

    According to GuruFocus updates, these stocks have declined the most since Gurus have bought.


    Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras (PBR.A): Down 37% since Charles Brandes (Trades, Portfolio) bought in the quarter ended on 2014-12-31

      


  • A Look at Leon Cooperman's Most Performing Recent Buys

    Leon Cooperman (Trades, Portfolio) is the founder and chairman of Omega Advisors, a hedge fund with approximately $6 billion under management. Mr. Cooperman was the CEO and Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management. He worked at Goldman Sachs for 25 years. In 1991, he left Goldman and started Omega Advisors. He was a graduate of Columbia Business School, joined Goldman at the age of 24. In 1991, Mr. Cooper founded Omega Advisors with $450 million in capital.


    According to GuruFocus , the Hedge Fund has 92 stocks on its portfolio, with a total value of $6794 Mil.

      


  • A Look at Leon Cooperman's Top Four Stocks

    Of the 92 stocks Omega Advisors founder Leon Cooperman (Trades, Portfolio) has in his portfolio, 21% of the stocks come from the financial services sector. Next is the energy sector, making up 19.1% of his portfolio and last is the consumer cyclical sector, which makes up 12% of his overall portfolio.


    "Buying something at the right price is half the game," Cooperman said during an inverview at the CNBC/Institutional Investor Delivering Alpha conference.This value investor looks at buying stocks that have more growth.

      


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