Caxton Associates

Last Update: 2014-11-14

Number of Stocks: 185
Number of New Stocks: 89

Total Value: $3,042 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 28%

Countries: USA
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Caxton Associates' s Profile & Performance

Profile

Mr. Bruce Stanley Kovner is the Founder and Chairman of Caxton Associates, L.L.C. He is also a chairman of CxSynta LLC. His investment vehicle GAM GAMut Investments trades currencies, financial and commodity instruments globally as well s securities and other investments.

Web Page:https://www.caxton.com/caxton/web/me.get?web.home

Investing Philosophy

Global macro investment.Make bets on macroeconomic trends through liquid assets, including stocks, bonds, currencies and commodities.

Total Holding History

Top Ranked Articles

Caxton Associates, Major Cuts to AIG, GM, F and Others
Founded by Guru Bruce Kovner in 1983, Caxton Associates LP is a New York-based investment firm and one of the world’s leading hedge funds. Caxton Associates currently manages around $7.5 billion in assets and is led by Andrew E. Law, chairman and CEO. The firm uses global macro hedge fund strategies, via a variety of global markets and instruments. Read more...
Most-Bought Oil Stocks of Investment Gurus in Q3
Oil prices that started to dip in June have fallen to five-year lows as the world produces more than expected and uses less than expected, and U.S. shale operations add excess supply to the market. The drop continued on Monday, as U.S. oil stocks fell 3.3% on Monday, to close at $55.91 a barrel. Read more...
S&P's Nervous Nellies – Mmmmm Good?
Campbell Soup Co. (CPB) has new concern about its earnings and Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) investors wonder about slowing growth, after the company reported that it had opened 558 net new stores, including its 1,000th store in both China and Japan, in the quarter ended Sept. 29, 2013. Both stocks are showing up on the losing side of the S&P 500 index. Read more...
Allstate’s in Good Hands – Billionaires Buy
Billionaire investors were actively trading The Allstate Corporation (ALL) in the third quarter. Three new buys were made by Caxton Associates for 50,000 shares, George Soros for 41,500 and Ray Dalio for 11,346 shares, all buying at around $50.29 per share, for an average gain of 7.9%. Ten gurus reduced their positions and six added in the same quarter. The insiders at Allstate have been actively selling since July, running parallel with a 57.1% drop in the company’s net income reported for the third quarter of 2013. Read more...
Caxton Associates Cuts WSO, SKS, MS, URI
Caxton Associates’ recently updated portfolio lists 166 stocks, 99 of them new, with a total value of $1.90 billion and a quarter-over-quarter turnover of 32%. The portfolio is currently weighted with top three sectors: ETF, options, preferred at 34.7%, consumer cyclical at 17.6% and financial services at 14.2%. The stocks bought by Caxton averaged a return of 21.63% over 12 months. Read more...
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Most-Bought Oil Stocks of Investment Gurus in Q3 Caxton Associates,Jim Chanos - Most-Bought Oil Stocks Of Investment Gurus In Q3
Oil prices that started to dip in June have fallen to five-year lows as the world produces more than expected and uses less than expected, and U.S. shale operations add excess supply to the market. The drop continued on Monday, as U.S. oil stocks fell 3.3% on Monday, to close at $55.91 a barrel. More...

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The Same Environment but Different Results Caxton Associates,Jeremy Grantham - The Same Environment But Different Results
In this article, let's take a look at American Tower Corporation (AMT), a $39.95 billion market cap company, which operates the largest independent portfolio of wireless communications and broadcast towers in North America. More...

broadcast, wireless tower, latin american market, international exposure


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Veeco's Long-Term Growth Prospects
In this article, let's take a look at Veeco Instruments Inc (VECO), a $1.47 billion market cap company that designs, manufactures and markets equipment to make light emitting diodes (LEDs), solar panels, hard-disk drives and other devices. More...

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Why Three Hedge Fund Managers Sold Out Johnson Controls
In this article, let´s consider Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI), a $30.38 billion market cap, which has a trailing P/E ratio that indicates that the stock is relatively overvalued (PE 30.0x vs Industry Median 16.5x). More...

Johnson Controls


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Analyzing Illinois Tool Works' ROE
In this article, let´s examine one of the most important financial ratios and the best measure of performance for a firm's management: the Return on Equity (ROE). We will analyze it in the case Illinois Tool Works Inc. (ITW) More...

Illinois Tool Works, ROE


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Cohen, Simons and Caxton Associates Ran Away Caxton Associates,Jim Simons - Cohen, Simons And Caxton Associates Ran Away
In this article, let´s take a look at Veolia Environnement S.A. (VE), a $10.3 billion market cap, which has P/B ratio that indicates that the stock is relatively undervalued (PB 1.00x vs Industry Median 1.78x). More...

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CEO of PL Receives Nearly $14 Million for Stock Holdings
The CEO and president of Protective Life Corp (PL), John D. Johns, sold more than 200,000 shares of company stock on August 14 for nearly $14 million. The shares sold for $69.24, and the total transaction amount was $13,944,797. More...

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Pfizer: A Fairly Valued Stock
In a previous article we saw that Pfizer Inc. (PFE) was the principal holding in Zacks Investment Management´s Portfolio. The company, a $196.02 billion market cap, has a trailing P/E ratio that indicates that the stock is relatively undervalued (9.8x vs 40.5x of industry mean). More...

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Although This Hedge Fund Changed Stocks in Three of Them Bet More
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 Zacks Investment Management More...

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Pall Corporation Offers Long-Term Growth Potential
In this article let's take a look at Pall Corporation (PLL), the global leader in filtration, separation and purification technologies. So let´s take a look at this Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) and try to analyze long-term drivers. More...

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A Look at a Global Multi Industrial Company
In this article, let's take a look at Johnson Controls Inc. (JCI), a leading manufacturer of automotive interior systems, automotive batteries and automated building control systems. More...

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Clear Sailing for Discovery Communications
That the media and cable landscape is changing is admittedly nothing new, with mergers and licensing agreements occurring among industry giants like Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC), Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (FOXA). However, it’s not only the industry giants that are scaling their options to continue gaining profits. The somewhat smaller, niche content pay TV player Discovery Communications (DISCA) has also displayed several changes over the past quarter and they seem to have been successful, as earnings per share saw a solid increase, closing the fiscal year at $2.97, up 25.6% year over year. So with investment gurus like Caxton Associates (Trades, Portfolio) and Louis Moore Bacon (Trades, More...

MEDIA,TELEVISION,NICHE NETWORKS,SBS NORDIC,HOWSTUFFWORKS.COM,CHANNEL 5,BSKYB,EUROSPORT,PROSIEBEN,ANIMAL PLANET,LICENSING AGREEMENTS


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Expedia Is in Search of Europe's Growth
Expedia Inc. (EXPE) is one of the world's largest online travel services companies. Businesses include Expedia, Hotels.com and Hotwire. In December 2011, Expedia spun off TripAdvisor (TRIP) as a publicly traded company. More...

LONG, TRAVEL, LEISURE, INTERNET, TECH, E-COMMERCE, RETAIL,


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America's Two Largest Providers of Wired Broadband
Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) is a media and technology company with two businesses, Comcast Cable and NBCUniversal Media LLC. The company has five segments: Cable Communications, Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment and Theme Parks. More...

LONG, MEDIA, TECH, ENTERTAINMENT, CABLE


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Dividends Make Macy's Valuation Worth Considering
Macy´s (M) is operating about 850 stores under the names Macy's and Bloomingdale's. Its P/E ratio indicates that the stock is relatively undervalued. So now let's take a look at the intrinsic value of this company and try to explain to investors the reasons why it is a good buy or not. More...

LONG, RETAIL, APPAREL


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Whirlpool Focusing on New Products and New Regions
Whirlpool Corp. (WHR) is a manufacturer and marketer of home appliances. The company’s principal products are laundry appliances, refrigerators and freezers, cooking appliances, dishwashers, mixers and other portable household appliances. The company also produces hermetic compressors for refrigeration systems. More...

LONG, HOME, APPLIANCES, REFRIGERATORS


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Is Grifols Being Overlooked?
Based in Barcelona, Spain, Grifols SA (GRFS) is a vertically integrated producer of plasma derivatives. It also operates in the pharmaceutical-hospital sector engaged in researching, developing and retailing of plasma derivates, products for intravenous therapy, clinical nutrition, diagnostic and hospital logistics systems. The firm's products and services are used by health care providers in around 100 countries to diagnose and treat patients with hemophilia, immune deficiencies, infectious diseasses and a range of other medical conditions. Through the operation of commercial susidiaries Grifols has presence in 24 countries. More...

LONG, PHARMA, HEALTH, PLASMA


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Juniper Should Benefit from the Growing Demand
According to GuruFocus Real Time Picks, on March 12, Paul Singer (Trades, Portfolio), the founder and CEO of $20 billion hedge fund Elliott Management Corp. added Juniper Networks Inc. (JNPR), at an average price of $25.39 and currently holds 23,995,185 shares of the stock, worth 12.51% of his portfolio. More...

LONG, SOFTWARE, TECH


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Gurus Dumped Dow in 2013 - Is 2014 the Year for Buying?
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Anadarko Petroleum – Valuing a Future Income Stream
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC) is one of the largest independent oil and natural gas exploration and production (E&P) companies of the world. With an attractive productive mix, the company is primarily engaged in the exploration, development, production, gathering, processing and marketing of natural gas, crude oil, condensate and natural gas liquids (NGLs). The firm's competitors include BP Plc (BP), Exxon Mobile Corporation (XOM), Chevron Corporation (CVX) and ConocoPhillips (COP). More...

LONG, ENERGY, PETROL, OIL, INDEPENDENT, GAS, EXPLORATION, PRODUCTION


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