David Einhorn

David Einhorn

Last Update: 04-18-2016

Number of Stocks: 48
Number of New Stocks: 15

Total Value: $5,456 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 28%

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 (%)
2015-20.21.19-21.4
20148.713.69-5.0
201319.632.39-12.8
3-Year Cumulative3.7 (1.2%/year)52.3 (15.1%/year)-48.6 (-13.9%/year)
20127.116-8.9
20112.12.11-0.0
5-Year Cumulative13.4 (2.6%/year)80.4 (12.5%/year)-67 (-9.9%/year)
20101115.06-4.1
200932.126.465.6
2008-17.6-3719.4
20075.95.490.4
200624.415.798.6
10-Year Cumulative80.6 (6.1%/year)102 (7.3%/year)-21.4 (-1.2%/year)
200514.24.919.3
20045.210.88-5.7

Top Ranked Articles

Einhorn Sells 75% of SunEdison Stake for Mere Pennies Solar company's ongoing troubles have brought stock down to 32 cents
In an updated filing, David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio)’s Greenlight Capital reported cutting its stake in SunEdison (SUNE) by 75% April 15, selling more than 15.8 million shares. Greenlight is left with a little over 5 million shares in the solar energy company. Read more...
David Einhorn Slashes Stake in SunEdison Greenlight Capital sells 15,819,739 shares for average of 37 cents per share
On April 4, guru and founder of Greenlight Capital David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) slashed 15,819,739 shares from his stake in SunEdison Inc. (SUNE) at an average price of 37 cents per share. In the second quarter of 2014, Einhorn owned as many as 24,844,588 shares of SunEdison. He purchased 20,338,307 shares of the company during 2014 at an average price of $19.12 per share. Read more...
Why Dan Loeb Is Adding to His Green Brick Position Loeb acquired his first shares in 2015 at $10 and now he is adding to stake
Green Brick Partners (NASDAQ:GRBK) is a land development company with a bank of land in favorable parts of the Dallas and Atlanta areas. In addition it owns controlling interests (of exactly 50%) in four homebuilding companies. Read more...
Daniel Loeb Adds to Stake in Green Brick Partners Strong financial strength and vigilant leadership may have influenced guru
Daniel Loeb (TradesPortfolio) added 99,943 shares to his stake in Green Brick Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:GRBK) on April 8. Read more...
The Art of Piggybacking A few things investors can do to piggyback more effectively
Piggybacking has been a topic that has been discussed frequently these days. Fellow writer the Science of Hitting’s recent article is quite illuminating and definitely worth reading. Inspired by him, I wrote this article to share my observations and thoughts on this subject. Read more...
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Commentaries and Stories

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Einhorn Sells 75% of SunEdison Stake for Mere Pennies Solar company's ongoing troubles have brought stock down to 32 cents David Einhorn,David Tepper - Einhorn Sells 75% Of SunEdison Stake For Mere Pennies
In an updated filing, David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio)’s Greenlight Capital reported cutting its stake in SunEdison (SUNE) by 75% April 15, selling more than 15.8 million shares. Greenlight is left with a little over 5 million shares in the solar energy company. More...

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David Einhorn Slashes Stake in SunEdison Greenlight Capital sells 15,819,739 shares for average of 37 cents per share David Einhorn - David Einhorn Slashes Stake In SunEdison
On April 4, guru and founder of Greenlight Capital David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) slashed 15,819,739 shares from his stake in SunEdison Inc. (SUNE) at an average price of 37 cents per share. In the second quarter of 2014, Einhorn owned as many as 24,844,588 shares of SunEdison. He purchased 20,338,307 shares of the company during 2014 at an average price of $19.12 per share. More...

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Why Dan Loeb Is Adding to His Green Brick Position Loeb acquired his first shares in 2015 at $10 and now he is adding to stake Daniel Loeb,David Einhorn - Why Dan Loeb Is Adding To His Green Brick Position
Green Brick Partners (NASDAQ:GRBK) is a land development company with a bank of land in favorable parts of the Dallas and Atlanta areas. In addition it owns controlling interests (of exactly 50%) in four homebuilding companies. More...

LONG, HOMEBUILDER


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Daniel Loeb Adds to Stake in Green Brick Partners Strong financial strength and vigilant leadership may have influenced guru Daniel Loeb,David Einhorn - Daniel Loeb Adds To Stake In Green Brick Partners
Daniel Loeb (TradesPortfolio) added 99,943 shares to his stake in Green Brick Partners Inc. (NASDAQ:GRBK) on April 8. More...

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The Art of Piggybacking A few things investors can do to piggyback more effectively David Einhorn, Mason Hawkins, Prem Watsa - The Art Of Piggybacking
Piggybacking has been a topic that has been discussed frequently these days. Fellow writer the Science of Hitting’s recent article is quite illuminating and definitely worth reading. Inspired by him, I wrote this article to share my observations and thoughts on this subject. More...

PIGGYBACKING, BUFFETT, MUNGER, GRAHAM


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Primecap Management Adds to Stake in Micron Technology Micron is currently at a 2-year price low PRIMECAP Management,David Einhorn - Primecap Management Adds To Stake In Micron Technology
PRIMECAP Management added 4,477,472 shares to its stake in Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MU) in the first quarter More...

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David Tepper Wants to Clean Up TerraForm Power TerraForm CEO, who is also SunEdison's CFO, should be replaced David Tepper, David Einhorn - David Tepper Wants To Clean Up TerraForm Power
David Tepper (TradesPortfolio) and Appaloosa Management have said through an amended lawsuit that several TerraForm Power (NASDAQ:TERP) directors and SunEdison (SUNE) have dismantled TerraForm’s corporate governance and conflicts committee and replaced it with a “sham committee” so SunEdison could take advantage of TerraForm and its stockholders. More...

LONG, ENERGY, SOLAR


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David Einhorn's Top 3 Positions Include Apple, General Motors and Time Warner Einhorn raised stake in Time Warner, and the stock went up by 12% David Einhorn,Carl Icahn,Warren Buffett - David Einhorn's Top 3 Positions Include Apple, General Motors And Time Warner
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio)'s Greenlight Capital disclosed an equity portfolio valued at some $5.47 billion as of the end of the fourth quarter of 2015. The equity portfolio is mainly invested in Consumer Discretionary (33%), Technology (20%) and Industrials (18%) stocks. More...

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Leading Stocks of Last Year Decline Year to Date An upside down year David Einhorn,Mario Gabelli - Leading Stocks Of Last Year Decline Year To Date
Last year many investors holding value stocks were bruised by losses, while growth investors outperformed them for the year and on a five-year average annual basis, using the iShares S&P 500 Growth and Value ETFs as a rough measure. Though it is unsure what it will mean for investors sticking to value, at least in the first few months of this year some of the leading high-growth, high-valuation tech names they mainly shunned have fallen off their pedestal. More...

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David Einhorn Sells Apple, Micron Technology Greenlight Capital investor trims several holdings David Einhorn - David Einhorn Sells Apple, Micron Technology
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) is president of Greenlight Capital, a value-oriented investment advisor. He sold many stocks during the fourth quarter and the following are the sales with the highest impact on his portfolio. More...

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Sun, Sun, Sun, Here David Einhorn Comes! In the first quarter, David Einhorn purchased 8,546,206 shares of SunEdison David Einhorn - Sun, Sun, Sun, Here David Einhorn Comes!
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) was born in Demarest, New Jersey. His family relocated to Milwaukee in 1976 after his mother convinced his father that she wanted to live in the place where she grew up and where her family still resided. Einhorn and his family moved to Fox Point, a village in Milwaukee that had a population of approximately 7,600 people, in 1976, the year Einhorn and his family relocated there. More...

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David Einhorn Announces 3 Areas He Is Shorting Greenlight Re investor says one of his short bets is the best performer of his portfolio David Einhorn - David Einhorn Announces 3 Areas He Is Shorting
After discussing long positioning that contributed to his 20% decline last year, David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) also disclosed some areas he is shorting on a Tuesday conference call for his reinsurer holding company, Greenlight Re (NASDAQ:GLRE). More...

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This Local Business Review Stock Could Soar by 250% Compared to a 2009 offer, Yelp is cheap now, and it's growing unique investors and reviews consistently fast Jim Simons,David Einhorn,Paul Tudor Jones,Lee Ains - 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. More...

LONG


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Outerwall: Examining Impact of Buybacks, Activists Management should focus on running the business instead of increasing the stock price Warren Buffett, David Einhorn - Outerwall: Examining Impact Of Buybacks, Activists
Outerwall (NASDAQ:OUTR) is a stock that has been struggling as the cash flows from Red Box are drying up much faster than investors have expected. Not only that, but Outerwall management has had the troubling habit of throwing good money after bad by “investing” in things like ecoATM – kiosks that allow you to turn in your old cell phones for cash, a concept that doesn’t seem to be gaining traction. More...

OUTERWALL, BUYBACKS, ACTIVISTS


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David Einhorn May Be Wrong About Yelp Yelp's business model still looks unsustainable in the long run, and investors should expect a buyout bid soon David Einhorn - David Einhorn May Be Wrong About Yelp
I have been bearish on Yelp (NYSE:YELP) for a long time now. The stock has lost roughly 40% of its value since I recommended shorting it just a few months ago. While I still think Yelp is not a good company, investors should book profits by covering their short positions. More...

SHORT, TECHNOLOGY


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Why Did David Einhorn Buy Yelp? Yelp is more appealing after shifting to mobile David Einhorn - Why Did David Einhorn Buy Yelp?
Greenlight Capital, the hedge fund run by David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) with over $10 billion in assets under management, purchased 380,000 shares in Yelp (NYSE:YELP), the beleaguered local search site and app. With the stock down almost 65% in the last year, why did Einhorn make the purchase? More...

TECHNOLOGY, INTERNET, ONLINE ADVERTISING


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David Einhorn's Top 5 New Q4 Buys The Greenlight Capital investor bought 15 new stocks in the quarter David Einhorn - David Einhorn's Top 5 New Q4 Buys
In the final quarter of a year that would end with his Greenlight Capital hedge fund down more than 20%, David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) purchased 15 new stocks, he disclosed Tuesday. More...

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David Einhorn Rebounds – Somewhat After worst year in his history, Einhorn starts out 2016 on better foot David Einhorn - David Einhorn Rebounds – Somewhat
After suffering the worst year in his fund’s history, David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) has started 2016 on a better foot as some of his earlier ideas began to prove correct. More...

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Guru Stocks Trading Below Peter Lynch Value Valero and Apple among those with wide margin of safety David Einhorn, Leon Cooperman, Seth Klarman,George - Guru Stocks Trading Below Peter Lynch Value
According to GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, several gurus are focusing on stocks whose Peter Lynch fair value is far above the current price. The following stocks are trading with a wide margin of safety, and at least five gurus are shareholders. More...

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