Steven Cohen

Last Update: 05-18-2015

Number of Stocks: 673
Number of New Stocks: 253

Total Value: $14,673 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 45%

Countries: USA
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Steven Cohen Watch

  • Steven Cohen's Top Growth Stocks

    Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) of Point72 Asset Management has been referred to as the Hedge Fund King. It could be because Cohen founded the firm using his own $25 million, or because it produced annual returns of 30% for investors for over 20 years. The firm was oringinally SAC Captial Advisors and changed its name to Point72 in 2014.

    Cohen currently has 644 positions in his portfolio, valued around $14.3 billion and has a 53% quarter over quarter turnover.


  • Steven Cohen Buys Trillium Therapeutics and Boosts Stake in Smith & Wesson Corp

    After Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) of Point72 (formerly SAC Capital Advisors) started a new position in Conn’s Inc. (CONN) on April 21, he started a new position in Trillium Therapeutics Inc. (TRIL) and boosted his stake in Smith & Wesson Holding Corp (SWHC) on April 22.

    Trillium Therapeutics Inc. (TRIL)


  • Cohen Reinvests in Electronics and Appliances Chain Conn's

    For a couple of years, scarcely a quarter went by that guru Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio), founder and manager of SAC Capital Advisors, a Stamford, Connecticut-based hedge fund, did not trade in shares of Conn’s, Inc (CONN), a Texas-based electronics and appliance store chain.

    Sometimes he bought shares in one month and sold them the next. Other times, he held on to the shares longer, but, by the first quarter of 2014, that seemed to be a thing of the past. Cohen sold the last shares in his portfolio in the first quarter of 2014, and Conn’s stock was nowhere to be found in his portfolio for more than a year.


  • Triple Buys: What Are Companies, Insiders and Gurus Purchasing?

    Peter Lynch, the legendary portfolio manager for Fidelity’s Magellan fund from 1977 to 1990, wrote in his bestselling book One Up On Wall Street that company insiders may sell a stock for many reasons but will buy for only one — they believe the stock price will rise.

    Taking this principle a step further, stocks that pass GuruFocus’ screener for the trifecta of positive signs are Triple Buys, that is, stocks being bought not only by insiders, but also the company and gurus.


  • Point72's Steven Cohen Takes Stake in Rare Disease Drug-Maker

    Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) of Point72 Asset Management initiated a new holding in Summit Therapeutics (SMMT) on March 10, according to GuruFocus’ Real Time Picks. He purchased 3,856,105 shares of the company for $11.48 per share.

    Point72 is a rebranding of Cohen’s SAC Capital Advisors, the hedge fund that pled guilty to insider trading and agreed to stop managing money for outside investors. The Point 72 investing firm operates as a family office.


  • Steven Cohen's Newest Buys, Additions and Reductions

    Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) of Point72 Asset Management recently added three new positions to his portfolio, according to GuruFocus Real TIme Picks. Cohen's portfolio currently consists of 644 stocks, valued at $14.25 billion and a quarter over quarter turnover of 53%.

    The most heavily weighted sector in Cohen's portfolio is the consumer cyclical sector, which consists of 21.6% of his overall portfolio. Next is the energy sector, which consists of 16.7% and technology consists of 14.5%.


  • I Don´t Think This Could Be a “Best Buy”

    In this article, let's take a look at Best Buy Co Inc. (BBY), a $13.55 billion market cap company, which operates as a multi-national, multi-channel retailer of technology products in the United States, Canada, China, and Mexico.

    Dividend Hike


  • This Insurer Company Will Have 22 Consecutive Years of Dividend Increases

    In this article, let's take a look at ACE Limited (ACE), a $38.04 billion market cap company, which is a specialty insurer that provides commercial insurance and reinsurance for a diverse group of international clients.

    New dividend proposal


  • David Dreman bets on Barnes Group Inc.

    David Dreman (Trades, Portfolio) is the founder and chairman of Dreman Value Management, LLC and also serves as the firm's chief investment officer. A regular columnist for Forbes for 25 years, Mr. Dreman's recent best-selling book, "Contrarian Investment Strategies: The Next Generation?" was published in the spring of 1998. Three years back, in 2012, he published his last book, “Contrarian Investment Strategies: The Psychological Edge."

    The contrarian and the value guru, Dreman's investment philosophy is based on low P/E approach to stock selection. The philosophy at Dreman Value Management: "We invest in undervalued companies that exhibit strong fundamentals, above-market dividend yields and historic earnings growth, which our analysis indicates will persist. Our strategy is to own strong, fundamentally sound companies and to avoid speculative stocks or potential bankruptcies." They believe that the markets are not perfectly efficient and that behavioral psychology influences investor actions and reactions.


  • ADS: Earnings Keep Growing, But the Price Remains Range-Bound

    You may not know the name, but this company likely knows you, or at least the details of your spending. It gathers all kinds of data about our buying, works with and makes sense of that information, and then passes it along to its clients. Those clients, in turn, can personalize the offers they make to us in retail and other arenas.

    Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADS) deals in credit cards obviously, loyalty cards, and more. It’s part of the new world of digital or data marketing that has made huge strides in the past few decades.


  • This Paint and Coatings Company Has 36 Consecutive Years of Dividend Increases

    In this article, let's take a look at The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW), a $27.87 billion market cap company that is engaged in the development, manufacture, distribution and sale of paints, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial and retail customers worldwide.

    Dividend hike


  • Why Investors Should Buy this Milwaukee-Based Company

    In this article, let's take a look at Harley-Davidson, Inc. (HOG), a $13.69 billion market cap company that is a leading maker of heavyweight motorcycles also produces a line of motorcycle parts and accessories.

    New CEO


  • Steven Cohen Buys Stake in Company Looking For Buyer

    Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio)’s fund Point72 picked up its second large holding of the year, this time of Healthways Inc. (HWAY). Cohen purchased 2,316,700 shares of the company on Jan. 26, equating to 6.55% of the company, according to GuruFocus Real Time Picks.

    On Jan. 22, Cohen reported a 5.89% stake in drug company Five Prime Therapeutics Inc. (FPRX).


  • Investors Should Consider Xilinx

    In this article, let's take a look at Xilinx Inc. (XLNX), a $10.43 billion market cap company that is one of the world's leading suppliers of programmable logic chips and related development system software.

    Market share


  • 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


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