David Einhorn

David Einhorn

Last Update: 07-23-2015

Number of Stocks: 44
Number of New Stocks: 8

Total Value: $7,787 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 18%

Countries: USA
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David Einhorn' s Profile & Performance

Profile

David Einhorn is President of Greenlight Capital (a value-oriented investment advisor). Through August 2006, Einhorn had achieved annual returns of 29% since starting Greenlight in May of 1996.

Web Page:http://www.greenlightcapital.com/

Investing Philosophy

Einhorn believes an investment approach emphasizing intrinsic value will achieve consistent absolute investment returns and safeguard capital regardless of market conditions. He is a noted activist investor, taking positions in companies, and then pushing management to implement changes.

Total Holding History

Performance of Greenlight Re

YearReturn (%)S&P500 (%)Excess Gain (%)
20148.713.69-5.0
201319.632.39-12.8
20127.116-8.9
3-Year Cumulative39.2 (11.7%/year)74.6 (20.4%/year)-35.4 (-8.7%/year)
20112.12.11-0.0
20101115.06-4.1
5-Year Cumulative57.8 (9.6%/year)105.1 (15.5%/year)-47.3 (-5.9%/year)
200932.126.465.6
2008-17.6-3719.4
20075.95.490.4
200624.415.798.6
200514.24.919.3
10-Year Cumulative158.4 (10%/year)109.4 (7.7%/year)49 (2.3%/year)
20045.210.88-5.7

Top Ranked Articles

Ira sohn Investment Conference Notes
Greetings. Yesterday (May 26, 2010) was the 2010 Ira Sohn Investment Conference. The conference is run by Doug Hirsch and Dan Nir and it remembers Ira Sohn, who died of cancer after a brief Wall Street career. The proceeds go to help pediatric cancer treatment centers including, The Tomorrows Children Fund at Hackensack Medical Center and NY Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. You can get more information at http://www.irasohnconference.com/ Read more...
Slideshows From The Value Investing congress
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10 Reasons Why a Stock Can Be Undervalued
If you find a stock that you believe is undervalued, it is important to try to determine the reason for the undervaluation. As Buffett wrote about poker in his 1987 letter to shareholders, "If you've been in the game 30 minutes and you don't know who the patsy is, you're the patsy." Read more...
Will David Einhorn Buy Marvell Again as Price Drops Further?
David Einhorn makes few investing mistakes. Since he reported his second-quarter portfolio, only one of his stocks is cheaper today than when he bought it: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL). When the price declined 28 percent in the second quarter, Einhorn said he used it as “an opportunity to increase our stake in the company.” His colleague Daniel Loeb of Third Point, meanwhile, exited his position. As the stock continued a 19 percent slide in the third quarter (42 percent year to date), it left many to wonder if it is still the deal Einhorn thought it was. Read more...
Recent Thoughts on Market Valuations
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David Einhorn Boosts Investment in Consol Energy David Einhorn - David Einhorn Boosts Investment In Consol Energy
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) boosted his stake in Consol Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX) by 43.85% on Monday, according to Real Time Picks. More...

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A Look at June's Hedge Funds Returns
The $3 trillion hedge-fund industry tumbled probably due to two important effects. On the one hand, Greece’s debt situation and on the other hand the recent performance of the Chinese stocks. In simple words, June was a bad month for stocks and for hedge funds, too. More...

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Ohio-based Bank´s Results Were in the Median of Regional Banking Peers
In this article, let's take a look at Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB), a $17.08 billion market cap company, which is a diversified financial services company, based in Cincinnati, which operates 1,340 branches in 12 states, with a focus on Ohio, Michigan and Illinois. More...

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Greenlight Capital's (David Einhorn) Q2 Investor Letter
The Greenlight Capital funds (the “Partnerships”) returned (1.5)%,1 net of fees and expenses, in the second quarter of 2015, bringing the year-to-date net return to (3.3)%. During the second quarter, the S&P 500 index returned 0.3%, bringing the index year-to-date return to 1.2%. More...

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David Einhorn, Daniel Loeb Both Boost Green Brick Partners Holding David Einhorn - David Einhorn, Daniel Loeb Both Boost Green Brick Partners Holding
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) of Greenlight Management and Daniel Loeb (Trades, Portfolio) of Third Point both announced Monday that they increased their respective positions in Einhorn’s company Greenbrick Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:GRBK). More...

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David Einhorn’s Three Favorite High Yield Dividend Stocks
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) is one of the most successful long/short hedge fund managers. He has averaged returns of nearly 20% a year since starting his hedge fund Greenlight Capital in 1996. More...

DIVIDENDS, HIGH YIELD, LONG, MEDIA, AUTOMOTIVE, TELECOMMUNICATIONS


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Why GM Is A Buy David Tepper,David Einhorn,Kyle Bass,Warren Buffet - Why GM Is A Buy
It has been a few years since General Motors Company (NYSE:GM) resurected from the ashes of its former incarnations bankruptcy. It is still the leading automaker in the States and slowly U.S. taxpayers are forgiving the company its previous mistakes. In October 2010 the automaker integrated AmeriCredit to continue to offer credit to customers. Currently, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne is pursuing GM to merge with the Italian automaker. Sergio Marchionne has a reputation as a briliant manager who is highly skilled at creating shareholder value. His arguments are laid out in a presentation called Confessions of a Capital Junkie. His main point is that automakers are achieving RoIC below their average cost of capital. Long term that is a huge problem, and he thinks the solution lies in a few mega companies. By his estimates a combination of Fiat with another major automaker would result in between $2.8 billion to $5 billion in benefits per year. Fiat and GM’s combined Ebitda is around $19 billion, so that More...

AUTO, AUTOMAKERS, CYCLICAL,


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Micron May Be the Biggest Guru Bargain Of All
Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) was founded in Boise, Idaho and manufacturers and markets a basic commodity for the computer industry – DRAM, NAND Flash memory, CMOS image sensors, along with other semiconductor components. was founded in Boise, Idaho and incorporated in October 1978. More...

EINHORN, TEPPER, GREENBLATT, KLARMAN, STORAGE, MEMORY, SSD, DRAM


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Stay Away From David Einhorn's Fourth-Largest Bet
David Einhorn's Greenlight Capital disclosed an equity portfolio valued at some $7.65 billion as of the end of the first quarter of 2015. The equity portfolio is mainly invested in Technology (48%), Consumer Discretionary (21%) and Industrials (14%) stocks. More...

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Buy the Keysight Technologies Spinoff After the Dip David Einhorn,Joel Greenblatt - Buy The Keysight Technologies Spinoff After The Dip
Research has shown that investing in spin-offs is a proven and consistent way of beating the market. Since massively outperforming the S&P 500 following its separation last year, shares of Keysight Technologies (KEYS) have lagged the market and its former parent Agilent Technologies (A) considerably. More...

SPINOFF, SPIN, SPIN-OFF, GROWTH, STABLE, VALUE, UNDERVALUED, LONG, Keysight Technologies


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Ken Heebner's stocks trading with low P/E
Ken Heebner (Trades, Portfolio) is the co-founder of Capital Growth Management, which is a privately owned investment manager. It was founded in 1990 and is based in Boston and the firm invests in the public equity markets of the United States. The firm provides its services to charitable organizations, pension and profit sharing plans, investment companies, and high net worth individuals. More...

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A Close Look of Herbalife Clubs Worldwide: Part I Bill Ackman,David Einhorn - A Close Look Of Herbalife Clubs Worldwide: Part I
This is a very long post. I have done a lot of work on Herbalife that should be made public – and I am travelling on several long-haul plane journeys which gave me time to splice it all together. [Now in New York via London and the Middle East.] More...

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David Einhorn's Largest Bets
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio)´s Greenlight Capital disclosed an equity portfolio valued at some $7.65 billion as of the end of the first quarter of 2015. The equity portfolio is mainly invested in Technology (48%), Consumer Discretionary (21%) and Industrials (14%) stocks. More...

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The Most-Bought Stocks of Investment Gurus in Q1 Caxton Associates,David Einhorn - The Most-Bought Stocks Of Investment Gurus In Q1
Most value investors pride themselves on not following the crowd and investing in stocks where they see worth but that others have declined. Sometimes their perspectives on an opportunity line up, however, and multiple investors buy shares of the same company. More...

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A Look Into Morgan Stanley's Upgrade of General Motors David Einhorn,George Soros - A Look Into Morgan Stanley's Upgrade Of General Motors
Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas recently upgraded General Motors (NYSE:GM), saying that the company may consider radical strategic changes going forward as share buy backs are not working. In his latest report he wrote: More...

LONG, General Motors, GM


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Apple, SunEdison and Biogen: Hellman, Jordan Management's Top 3 Stocks Outperform the Rise in the S&P 500 Index
Hedge fund Hellman, Jordan Management Company, Inc disclosed an equity portfolio valued at some $548.6 million as of the end of the first quarter of 2015. The equity portfolio is mainly invested in Technology (32%), Consumer Discretionary (24%) and Health Care (17%) stocks. The fund’s last 13F filing showed that the fund raised its exposure towards consumer discretionary and tech stocks but reduced its holdings in the health care and industrials sector. More...

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David Einhorn initiates a position in General Motors David Einhorn - David Einhorn Initiates A Position In General Motors
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) is president of Greenlight Capital – a value-oriented investment adviser. He believes an investment approach emphasizing intrinsic value will achieve consistent absolute investment returns and safeguard capital regardless of market conditions. He is a noted activist investor, taking positions in companies and then pushing management to implement changes. More...

LONG


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David Einhorn Keeps Buying AerCap David Einhorn - David Einhorn Keeps Buying AerCap
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) is president of Greenlight Capital – a value-oriented investment adviser. He believes an investment approach emphasizing intrinsic value will achieve consistent absolute investment returns and safeguard capital regardless of market conditions. He is a noted activist investor, taking positions in companies and then pushing management to implement changes. More...

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Insiders are buying General Motors Shares
In the last couple of months, three different insiders have purchased General Motors’ (NYSE:GM) stock. While the company’s directors Patricia F Russo and Linda R Gooden purchased 1,500 and 1,000 shares, respectively in April 2015; another director James J Mulva purchased 28,343 shares in May 2015. More...

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David Einhorn's Top 5 New Stock Buys David Einhorn - David Einhorn's Top 5 New Stock Buys
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) of hedge fund Greenlight Capital announced his first quarter buys this week but also told shareholders in his first quarter letter that he drastically reduced his long exposure from 30% to 14%. More...


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