Steven Cohen

Last Update: 2015-01-23

Number of Stocks: 631
Number of New Stocks: 190

Total Value: $13,287 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 40%

Countries: USA
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Steven Cohen Watch

  • Steven Cohen Buys New Drug Stock, Triples Stake in Medical Company

    Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio)’s Point72 Asset Management, freshly named from its previous title SAC Capital Advisors when it converted to a family office last year, has purchased a sizable stake in a new stock and tripled its holding of another, reported GuruFocus Real Time Picks.


    Cohen purchased a 5.89% stake in Five Prime Therapeutics Inc. (FPRX), consisting of 1,260,352 shares, on Jan. 22. Five Prime, a medical therapeutics company, saw its shares rise 35% in the past year, closing at $24.95 per share on Friday.

      


  • 4 Stocks Steven Cohen Is Buying

    Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) rebranded his former hedge fund, SAC Capital, as Point72 Asset Management, a family office managing his and some of his employees’ assets, after paying fines for insider trading last year. The firm focuses on long-short equities and quantitative and macro investments, and it was quite successful last year, with gross profit of $2.5 billion to $3 billion, the New York Times reported.


    Point72 also actively traded on the last day of the 2014, adding shares to stakes they already owned in nine companies. These were the largest: Kindred Healthcare (KND), Walter Investment Management (WAC), RCS Capital Corp (RCAP) and Shutterfly Inc. (SFLY).

      


  • Steven Cohen Buys Stake in Texas Oil Company

    Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) has invested in a Texas-based oil and gas company, Jones Energy Inc. (JONE), according to GuruFocus RealTime Picks.  


  • Following Steven Cohen and Steve Mandel

    In this article let's take a look at the intrinsic value and try to compare it with the current stock price in the case of Williams Companies, Inc. (WMB), a $31.5 billion market cap company whose primary focus is to connect North America's hydrocarbon resource plays to growing markets for natural gas, NGLs and olefins.


    Not so bright

      


  • A Strong Sell Recommendation?

    In this article, let's take a look at Dominion Resources, Inc. (D), a $42.03 billion market cap company, which is one of the largest producers and transporters of energy in the U.S., Further, it operates the largest natural gas storage system and serves retail energy customers in 15 states.


    Virginia´s Threat

      


  • CH Robinson Worldwide Has Plenty of Room to Grow

    In this article, let's take a look at CH Robinson Worldwide Inc. (CHRW), a $10.64 billion market cap company that is a global provider of multimodal transportation and logistics solutions and has a network of more than 230 offices in North America, South America, Europe and Asia.


    Business model

      


  • T Rowe Price's Top Stakes for the Third Quarter

    In recent days hedge funds have been filing 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 into T Rowe Price Associates Inc.


    Recently, the fund reported its equity portfolio ended September. The total value of the portfolio amounted to $457.5 billion, down from $461.6 million disclosed at the end of the previous quarter. Consequently, the fund's equity market change value was negative 4.1 million in the last quarter. The filing revealed that at the end of September, the fund added 88 new positions to its equity portfolio and sold out 73 positions. The top ten portfolio holdings as of the end of the quarter represented 12.09%. The largest changes from previous 13-F´s fillings are in the Health Care and Consumer Discretionary sectors.

      


  • This Stock Price Remains Flat

    In this article, let's take a look at Hormel Foods Corporation (HRL), a $13.89 billion market cap Ohio-based company that spun off from NCR Corp. in 2007. Hormel Foods has global operations focused on data warehousing and enterprise analytics.


    Brand recognition

      


  • Another 'Buy Reason' for this Potash Company

    In a previous article, we analyze quantitative aspects of Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc. (POT), a $30.39 billion market cap company. Now, in this article let's take a look at the intrinsic value and try to compare it with the current stock price.


    Dividend policy

      


  • You Should Hold Merck According to Dividends Generation

    In this article, let's take a look at Merck & Co. Inc. (MRK), a $169.28 billion market cap company, which is one of the world's largest drug makers, acquired Schering-Plough in November 2009.


    Returning value to shareholders

      


  • Gotham's Top Stakes for the Third Quarter

    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 into Gotham Asset Management LP, whose founder is the value investor Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio).


    Recently, the fund reported its equity portfolio ended September. The total value of the portfolio amounted to $10.04 billion, up from $7.9 million disclosed at the end of the previous quarter. Consequently, the fund's equity market change value was 2.0 million in the last quarter. The filing revealed that at the end of September, the fund added one new position to its equity portfolio and sold out one position. The top ten portfolio holdings as of the end of the quarter represented 7.23%. The largest changes from previous 13-F´s fillings are in the Health Care and Industrial sectors.

      


  • Lumber Liquidator CEO Purchases Shares, Stock Rises

    Now could be the time to consider a position in Lumber Liquidators (LL) — President and CEO Robert Lynch may be on a buying spree, after purchasing 4,000 shares of the company on Oct. 29, and 2,000 shares on Nov. 4.


    While insider buying is always a good sign, according to Peter Lynch in his bestselling book “One Up on Wall Street,” what sets Lumber Liquidators apart is Lynch’s track record over the years. It’s clear the CEO has good timing when it comes to buying and selling the stock — from 2011 to 2012, all of Lynch’s recorded transactions were buys, which caused the stock to increase more than 100% on seven out of nine occasions. In August 2011, the stock rose more than 307% after Lynch purchased 2,000 shares of the company.

      


  • Ebola Diagnosis in U.S. Raises Pharmaceutical Stock by 20%

    Shares of Tekmira Pharmaceuticals (TKMR), which currently has an Ebola treatment in the early stages, soared more than 20% after the first case of Ebola in the U.S. was diagnosed in Dallas on Sept. 30.


    Tekmira’s stock price has increased more than 250% since the beginning of the year and is currently trading at $25.59. The trading volume was more than 13 million, far higher than Tekmira's average trading volume of about 133,000.

      


  • Steven Cohen’s New Holding – Stage Stores Inc.

    Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio)’s SAC Capital returned about 19% in 2013, Forbes reported, in spite of criminal proceedings against the firm for insider trading. The manager on Sept. 25 reported buying interest in a new stock, according to GuruFocus Real Time Picks – Stage Stores Inc. (SSI).  


  • Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: S, TWTR, DB, VOD

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

    Sprint Corp (S): Down 36% Since Leon Cooperman (Trades, Portfolio) Bought In the Quarter Ended on 2014-03-31  


  • Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: VOD, DB, TWTR

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

    Vodafone Group PLC (VOD): Down 25% Since Sarah Ketterer (Trades, Portfolio) Bought In the Quarter Ended on 2014-03-31  


  • Guru Scott Black Prefers Small Caps in His Barron's Midyear Roundtable Stock Picks

    Every year Barron’s gets its Roundtable team together and they discuss stock picks and the status of the economy in general. Guru Scott Black (Trades, Portfolio) is another member of Barron’s Roundtable team, and the following stocks are his Midyear Roundtable stock picks and updates from January’s Roundtable picks. For this midyear’s roundtable, Black chose two small cap stocks as his picks despite the fact that he currently believes that “small- and mid-cap stocks, as an asset class, are overpriced.”

    Scott Black (Trades, Portfolio) is the Chairman, President, CIO and CCO at Delphi Management. According to the fund’s website, Scott Black (Trades, Portfolio) and Delphi Management follow a conservative investment strategy that emphasizes the fundamental performance of underlying companies rather than making bets on the short-term market movements. Their investment strategy also states that they only invest in equity securities of US-listed companies and only takes long positions.  


  • This Hedge Fund Has Three Interesting Top Holdings

    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 into Paulson & Co Inc.


    Recently the fund reported its equity portfolio, as at the end of June. The total value of the portfolio amounted to $20.43 billion, up from $19.88 billion disclosed at the end of the previous quarter. Consequently, the fund's total return was 2.8% in the last quarter. The filing revealed that at the end of June, the fund added 8 new positions to its equity portfolio and sold out 15 positions. The top ten portfolio holdings as of the end of the quarter represented 40.67%. The largest changes from previous 13-F´s fillings are in the health care and consumer discretionary sectors.

      


  • Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: DB, VOD, TWTR

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

    Deutsche Bank AG (DB): Down 25% Since David Dreman (Trades, Portfolio) Bought In the Quarter Ended on 2014-03-31  


  • Top Three Holdings with Promising Outlook

    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 into America First Investment Advisor.


    Recently the fund reported its equity portfolio, as at the end of June. The total value of the portfolio amounted to $222.9 million, up from $203.2 million disclosed at the end of the previous quarter. Consequently, the fund's total return was 9.7% in the last quarter. The filing revealed that at the end of June, the fund added 14 new positions to its equity portfolio, and sold out of 24 other companies. The top ten portfolio holdings as of the end of the quarter represented 41.8%. The largest changes from previous 13-F´s fillings are in the tech and energy sectors.

      


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