Paul Tudor Jones

Paul Tudor Jones

Last Update: 05-16-2016

Number of Stocks: 1692
Number of New Stocks: 406

Total Value: $3,912 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 35%

Countries: USA
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Paul Tudor Jones Watch

  • Xerox Looks Like a 'Sell'

    Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) is a $9.26 billion market cap company that is a media and entertainment conglomerate with diversified global operations in theme parks, filmed entertainment, television broadcasting and consumer products.

    Xerox operates in three segments: document technology, business services and other. Some months ago, the company announced its plan to split into two companies. The first one comprising the document technology corporations and the other comprising the business process outsourcing segment. The deal will generate about $2.4 billion in savings over the next three years in a strategic transformation program. The deal will be finished by the end of the year.


  • ZAGG Officer Adds to Stake in Company

    Bradley Holiday (Insider Trades), CFO of ZAGG Inc. (ZAGG), purchased 7,560 shares in the company on May 19. The price per share was $5.24 for a total transaction of $39,614.

    ZAGG Inc. is a worldwide mobile lifestyle and mobile accessories company with a market cap of $149.01 million and a P/S ratio of 0.54.


  • Paul Tudor Jones Nearly Triples Stake in Francesca's Holdings

    Guru Paul Tudor Jones (TradesPortfolio) nearly tripled his stake in Francesca's Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:FRAN), adding 36,294 shares to his portfolio in the first quarter.

    Francesca's Holdings was founded in 1999 after the company opened its first boutique in Houston. Since then the company has expanded to more than 600 boutiques across 48 states. Franceca's Holdings sells dresses, clothing, handbags, shoes, jewelry, accessories and home and gifts. The company's boutiques are designed and merchandised to deliver a warm and inviting atmosphere that creates the sense for its customers that they are shopping in an independently owned, upscale boutique.


  • John Buckingham Sells BioMed Trust, Symantec, Aetna

    John Buckingham (Trades, Portfolio) is the chief investment officer of AFAM Capital and is the editor of The Prudent Investor, an investment newsletter. AFAM Capital specializes in managing exchange-traded funds and equity portfolios. During the first quarter he reduced or closed his shares in many stocks:

    The investor closed his stake in BioMed Realty Trust Inc. (BMR) with an impact of -1.16% on the portfolio.


  • DCF Calculator To Show Undervalued Stocks

    The following stocks are trading with wide margins of safety, according to the DCF calculator, and some of them have very low P/E ratios. GuruFocus' All-in-One Screener can be used to find similar stocks.

    Ever-Glory International Group Inc. (EVK) has a market cap of $27.21 million and a business predictability of 4/5 stars. The stock has a price of $1.86 with a P/E ratio of 2.04 and, according to the DCF calculator, is trading with a margin of safety of 21.81% since its fair value is $21.81. During the last 12 months the price of the stock has dropped by 68% and is now 69.85% below its 52-week high.


  • CEO and President of Stage Stores Invests in Company

    Michael Glazer (Insider Trades), CEO and president of Stage Stores Inc. (SSI), bought 24,556 company shares on April 8.

    The average price per share was $6.68, for a total transaction of $164,034. Stage Stores operates under Bealls, Goods Palais Royal, Peeble and Stage nameplates, which offer apparel, accessories, cosmetics and footwear for the family. The company has a market cap of $184.37 million and a P/S ratio of 0.13.


  • 5 of the Most Discounted, US-Listed Net-Nets

    Ben Graham popularized net-net investing in his legendary book, "The Intelligent Investor." To this day, it’s an area of the market I love to explore.

    Net-net investing means investing in companies that trade at a market price that values them below the value of its cash and cash equivalents, accounts receivable (adjusted for doubtful accounts) and inventory (which you should adjust as well). The total of all liabilities is then subtracted from these current assets to arrive at a net-net value.


  • Most-Bought Small Cap Stocks During 4th Quarter

    Small cap companies are generally defined as those with capitalizations between $300 million and $2 billion. While these smaller companies tend to present more risk and volatility than larger stocks, they also have a chance of higher returns and tend to have much less coverage from analysts and the media.

    GuruFocus’ All-in-One Screener provides more than 150 filters to sort investment ideas, including a revenue filter to sort by capitalization. Using the screener, the following are four of the most popular small-cap stocks bought by the gurus during the fourth quarter.


  • Insiders Are Selling Facebook and Ford Motor

    The All-in-One Screener can be used to find insider buys and sells over the last week by clicking on the Insiders tab and changing the settings for All Insider Buying to “$1,000,000+” and duration to "March 2016."

    According to the above filters, the following are the recent buys from company insiders in the past week.


  • JCPenney CEO Invests in Company

    Marvin Ellison (Insider Trades), CEO of JCPenney Co. Inc. (JCP), bought 50,000 shares of the company on March 9.

    The average price per share was $11.80 for a total transaction of $590,000. JCPenney is an apparel and home furnishings retailer with a market cap of $3.53 billion and a P/S ratio of 0.28.


  • Tilson Explains New Short in Lumber Liquidators in 1 Word: Cancer

    Whitney Tilson (Trades, Portfolio), founder of Kase Capital Management, released a presentation Tuesday regarding his new short position in Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL), outlining six main reasons that may lead to a 50-50 chance of the company reaching bankruptcy.

    Tilson first announced a short position in the flooring company in November 2013 on allegations that Lumber Liquidators was selling Chinese-made flooring tainted with formaldehyde, putting customers at risk for cancer. He then covered the short this past December on a tip that company management was unaware that it was selling toxic flooring. With no “smoking gun,” Tilson wrote in the presentation that “the company was sloppy and naïve, but not evil.”


  • Paul Tudor Jones Reduces Position in Facebook by More Than 23%

    Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio), president and founder of Tudor Investment Corporation, invests in a lot of new stakes every quarter. He acquired nearly 400 new stakes in the fourth quarter, but most were modest. His most significant fourth-quarter transaction was the reduction of his stake in Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB).

    Jones trimmed his stake in Facebook, a Menlo Park, California-based social networking service, by more than 23%, selling 515,265 shares for an average price of $102.98 per share. The deal had a -1.57% impact on Jones’ portfolio.


  • Top Insider Trades of the Week

    The All-in-One Screener can be used to find insider buys and sells over the last week by clicking on the Insiders tab and changing the settings for All Insider Buying to “$1,000,000+” and duration to "February 2016."

    According to the above filters, the following are the recent buys from company insiders in the past week.


  • CEO of Jakks Pacific Buys 5,000 Shares of Company

    Stephen Berman (Insider Trades), CEO, president and secretary of Jakks Pacific Inc. (JAKK), bought 5,000 shares of the company on Feb. 29. The average price per share was $6.94 for a total transaction cost of $34,700. Jakks Pacific is a designer and marketer of children’s toys. The company has a market cap of $135.13 million and P/S ratio of 0.15.

    The number and volume of insider transactions from 2013 to 2016 did not follow an obvious increasing or decreasing trend. There were three insider buys in 2013, all conducted by 10% owner Patrick Soon Shiong (Insider Trades). Soon Shiong also sold 226,791 shares in the only two insider sells of JAKK in 2015. Oasis Management Co. Ltd., another 10% owner, also purchased 1,344,050 shares in the only three insider buys in 2015. Aside from Berman’s aforementioned transaction, there were two other insider trades in the first two months of 2016. Directors Rex Poulsen (Insider Trades) and Michael Sitrick (Insider Trades) acquired 10,000 and 35,000 shares at an average price of $6.87 and $6.75 per share. The increase in insider buys in the beginning of 2016 correlates to a decrease in month-end price. 1456861006090.png 1456861012928.png For more information about insider trades with JAKK, click here.


  • This Local Business Review Stock Could Soar by 250%

    It’s always interesting to look at stocks that just experienced significant plunges in the stock prices. There might be a lot of opportunities for investors to buy stocks at dirt-cheap prices. Yelp (NYSE:YELP) is a typical example.

    The company went public at the beginning of March 2012 at $15 per share. In the first day of trading, Yelp saw its share price surge rapidly, up to $26 per share. Two years later, in March 2014, its share price went as high as nearly $100 per share. Since then, its stock price has been on the down trend, and it was trading at $19.12 per share Thursday. In the fourth quarter of 2015, a lot of famous investors including Jim Simons (Trades, Portfolio), David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio), Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) and Lee Ainslie (Trades, Portfolio) got into the stock.


  • Jana Partners Trims Stakes in Rackspace, Time Warner, Hertz

    Jana Partners, an investment manager specializing in event-driven investing, reduced several stakes in the third quarter.

    It reduced its stake in Rackspace Hosting Inc. (RAX) by 83.50% with an impact of -2.03% on the portfolio. It now holds 1.35% of the company's outstanding shares, and the stake has a 0.51% weighting in the portfolio.


  • Roundys Among Largest Insiders' Buys of the Week

    The All-In-One Screener can be used to find insider buys and sales over the last week by clicking on the Insiders tab and changing the settings for All Insider Buying/All Insider Selling to “$1,000,000+” and duration to "December 2015."

    According to the above filters, the following are the recent buys from company insiders in the past week.


  • Tweedy Browne Cuts Alphabet, Union Pacific and Philip Morris

    Tweedy Browne cut many of its stakes below 0.2% in the third quarter. It is an investment partnership owned by its four managing directors – William H. Browne, John D. Spears, Thomas H. Shrager and Robert Q. Wyckoff Jr.

    3M Co. (MMM)


  • Caxton Gains From Apple, Morgan Stanley, Disney, McDonald's, PepsiCo

    Caxton Associates sold many stocks in the third quarter; the following are the trades that brought it some gains. Caxton had gains of 61%, 25%, 23%, 14% and 14% and from Apple Inc. (AAPL), Morgan Stanley (MS)Walt Disney Co. (DIS), Mondelez International Inc. (MDLZ) and Wendy's Co. (WEN).

    Bruce Stanley Kovner is the founder and chairman of Caxton Associates (Trades, Portfolio), L.L.C. He is also a chairman of CxSynta LLC.


  • NWQ Managers Reduces Stakes in Microsoft, MetLife and Teva Pharmaceutical

    NWQ Managers (Trades, Portfolio) reduced several of its stakes in the third quarter, some by more than 43%.

    It is a value-oriented money management firm with several funds products and more than $54 billion under management. The firm does bottom-up research on companies and industries focusing on qualitative factors such as restructuring, management strength, shareholder orientation and the ability to capitalize on improving industry fundamentals.


  • Louis Moore Bacon Cuts Stakes in Amazon, Facebook Well Above Purchase Prices

    Louis Moore Bacon (Trades, Portfolio) was born in 1956 and is an American hedge fund manager and trader who uses a global macro strategy to invest in the markets. Bacon has been in the top 20 of the top 100 money earners since the 1990s.

    The following are the stakes that Bacon reduced in the third quarter.


  • Paul Tudor Jones Sells Stake in Pall Corporation

    In keeping with the sector weightings in his portfolio, Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio)’ most prominent third-quarter transaction was in an ETF, but most of his other large deals came in much less heavily weighted sectors, such as financial services.

    Jones’ most noteworthy third-quarter transaction was the sale of his 1,636,969-share stake in iShares iBoxx $ High Yid. Corp. Bond ETF (HYG) for an average price of $86.68 per share. The divestiture had a -4.25% impact on his portfolio.


  • Insiders Buy Shares at Northern Oil & Gas, Wynn Resorts

    The All-In-One Screener can be used to find insider buys and sales over the last week by clicking on the Insiders tab and changing the settings for All Insider Buying/All Insider Selling to “$1,000,000+” and duration to "December 2015."

    According to the above filters, the following are the recent buys from company insiders in the past week.


  • Reasons to Avoid Blackbaud Inc. at Current Levels

    Blackbaud Inc. (NASDAQ:BLKB) stock is trading near its 52-week high of $63.27. The current price level is important for investors who buy stocks when the price exceeds its 52-week high, based on the feeling that if price breaks out from that level, there will be a “momentum” to bet for a favorable price movement.

    This mid-cap stock provides software solutions and related services for nonprofit, charitable giving, and education communities worldwide. Among their recent initiatives, it has launched the first upgrade to its cloud-based solution eTapestry CRM, introducing analytics features that will benefit smaller non-profit organizations, reducing costs and providing flexibility.


  • Mattress Firm's Stock Plummets After Beating Estimates

    Mattress Firm Holding Corp (NASDAQ:MFRM) operates as a specialty retailer of mattresses and related products and accessories in the U.S. Shares of the company tumbled almost 5% in Monday’s trading after reporting better-than-expected earnings for its fiscal third quarter ended Nov. 3.

    Earnings per share increased by 48% to 67 cents per share compared to 45 cents per share in the same period the year before. Excluding special items, the adjusted earnings came in at 82 cents per share, beating estimates by 1 cent. Further, revenue rose 50.7% year-over-year to $699.5 million and beats by $38.87 million, due to incremental sales from acquired and new stores, and comparable-store sales growth of 3.8%.


  • Paul Tudor Jones Exits Positions in Motorola, Pall Corp.

    Paul Tudor Jones (Trades, Portfolio) is the president and founder of Tudor Investment Corporation. He manages a portfolio composed of 1510 stock that has a total value of $2.9 billion.

    The following are the stocks that Tudor Jones sold out during the third quarter.


  • 3 Gurus Add Beauty to Portfolio With Regis Corp.

    After getting a haircut today and thinking about beauty salons, I decided to research Regis Corporation (NYSE:RGS),  which is the largest hair salon chain in the world with over 10,000 salons.

    Some of the company's brands and salons include City Looks, Famous Hair, Best Cuts, Saturday’s, HCUK, Supercuts, Pro-Cuts, Hair Crafters, Magicuts, Mastercuts, Borics Hair, Hair by Stewarts, SmartStyle, Cost and Vidal Sassoon.


  • Medtronic Continues to Report Solid Numbers

    Medtronic PLC (NYSE:MDT) is a global medical device manufacturer that has leadership positions in the pacemaker, defibrillator, orthopedic, diabetes management and other medical markets. Shares of the company were volatile in Thursday’s trading after reporting better-than-expected earnings for its fiscal second quarter of the fiscal year 2016.

    Beats estimates by 3 cents, revenue in line


  • Alexion Pharmaceuticals Loses Position in Swensen's Portfolio

    David Swensen (Trades, Portfolio) has been the chief investment officer of Yale University's endowment fund since 1985. He is responsible for managing and investing the university's endowment assets and investment funds. Here are his most weighted stocks that got new positions or lost their positions in the portfolio during the third quarter.

    During the second quarter Swensen bought 319,273 shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ALXN) for an average price of $172.57; in the third quarter he sold his shares for more than its purchase price at $182.41 and gained 6%. The deal had an impact of -16.37% on his portfolio.


  • Eric Mindich Sells Stakes in Catamaran and Alphabet in 3rd Quarter

    Eton Park was founded in 2004 by Eric Mindich (Trades, Portfolio). It is a global alternative investment firm that seeks to provide investors with superior, risk-adjusted returns over the long term. Eton Park invests on behalf of charitable organizations, endowments, pension funds, family offices and others worldwide.

    During the third quarter Mindich sold out 11 stakes and reduced another four; the following are his largest sales during the quarter.


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