David Einhorn

David Einhorn

Last Update: 08-15-2016

Number of Stocks: 46
Number of New Stocks: 11

Total Value: $5,451 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 16%

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

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Mohnish Pabrai Buys AerCap Aviation company is new holding
Mohnish Pabrai (Trades, Portfolio) acquired a new holding in AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER) during the second quarter. Read more...
David Einhorn Adds Calpine, Rite Aid, Amaya to Portfolio The guru’s top 3 new holdings
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) of Greenlight Capital acquired three new holdings during the second quarter. They are Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN), Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE:RAD) and Amaya Inc. (NASDAQ:AYA). Read more...
David Einhorn Adds Consol Energy and AerCap, Boots Michael Kors and Time Warner From Top 5 New second-quarter letter released
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) demoted Michael Kors (NYSE:KORS) and Time Warner (NYSE:TWC) from the top five positions in his portfolio during the second quarter, favoring AerCap Holdings (NYSE:AER) and Consol Energy (NYSE:CNX). Read more...
David Einhorn Sells 7 Million Shares of Consol Energy Company has reported declines in multiple areas and is in a volatile industry
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) sold 7 million shares of his stake in Consol Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX) on June 1. Read more...
David Einhorn Buys Apple, Yahoo, Yelp Guru's largest acquisitions in the 1st quarter
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) is president of Greenlight Capital, a value-oriented investment adviser. During the first quarter he bought shares in the following stocks: Read more...
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Hedge Funds Love Liberty and John Malone Last quarter value hedge funds piled into Liberty companies Warren Buffett,David Einhorn,Glenn Greenberg,Tom G - Hedge Funds Love Liberty And John Malone
The dust has now settled from the most recent round of hedge fund 13F filings. While these filings provide more information to the SEC than to the average investor, looking at the positions of the world’s most revered investors are buying and selling each quarter can provide some insight into their strategies helping the average investor generate some ideas themselves. More...

VALUE, VALUE INVESTING, WARREN BUFFETT, JOHN MALONE, DAVID EINHORN, GLEN GREENBURG, BILL GATES, HEDGE FUNDS


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Mohnish Pabrai Buys AerCap Aviation company is new holding Mohnish Pabrai,David Einhorn,Donald Smith,Richard  - Mohnish Pabrai Buys AerCap
Mohnish Pabrai (Trades, Portfolio) acquired a new holding in AerCap Holdings NV (NYSE:AER) during the second quarter. More...

AVIATION, TRAVEL, BUYS, PABRAI


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David Einhorn Adds Calpine, Rite Aid, Amaya to Portfolio The guru’s top 3 new holdings David Einhorn - David Einhorn Adds Calpine, Rite Aid, Amaya To Portfolio
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) of Greenlight Capital acquired three new holdings during the second quarter. They are Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN), Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE:RAD) and Amaya Inc. (NASDAQ:AYA). More...

EINHORN, BUYS, GREENLIGHT


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David Einhorn Adds Consol Energy and AerCap, Boots Michael Kors and Time Warner From Top 5 New second-quarter letter released David Einhorn - David Einhorn Adds Consol Energy And AerCap, Boots Michael Kors And Time Warner From Top 5
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) demoted Michael Kors (NYSE:KORS) and Time Warner (NYSE:TWC) from the top five positions in his portfolio during the second quarter, favoring AerCap Holdings (NYSE:AER) and Consol Energy (NYSE:CNX). More...

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David Einhorn Sells 7 Million Shares of Consol Energy Company has reported declines in multiple areas and is in a volatile industry David Einhorn - David Einhorn Sells 7 Million Shares Of Consol Energy
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) sold 7 million shares of his stake in Consol Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNX) on June 1. More...

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David Einhorn Buys Apple, Yahoo, Yelp Guru's largest acquisitions in the 1st quarter David Einhorn,Ken Fisher,Spiros Segalas,Warren Buf - David Einhorn Buys Apple, Yahoo, Yelp
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) is president of Greenlight Capital, a value-oriented investment adviser. During the first quarter he bought shares in the following stocks: More...

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Einhorn Sells Consol Energy as Price Nearly Doubles Consol started a recovery after crash last year David Einhorn - Einhorn Sells Consol Energy As Price Nearly Doubles
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) last week made a large reduction to his stake in Consol Energy (NYSE:CNX) after it inched up this year from its 2015 crash that cut into his returns. More...

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David Einhorn Triples Stake in American Capital Agency Company is expanding while paying a healthy dividend yield David Einhorn - David Einhorn Triples Stake In American Capital Agency
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) tripled his stake in American Capital Agency Corp. (NASDAQ:AGNC) with the purchase of 3,250,000 shares in the first quarter. More...

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David Einhorn Comments on Apple Guru stock highlight
We continue to own Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL), which has traded down to a single-digit PE of a bear case earnings. We believe there is tremendous value in Apple’s brand and growing global customer base that periodically buys new devices and increasingly buys additional services. More...

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David Einhorn Comments on Resona Bank Guru stock highlight
Resona Bank (TYO:8308) shares fell 32% on the Bank of Japan’s implementation of the negative rates. Although negative rates present a headwind for all Japanese financials, Resona trades at just 60% of its book value, which we believe is too low for a bank earning a double-digit ROE without a credit or capital issue. More...

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David Einhorn Comments on Michael Kors Holdings Guru stock highlight
Michael Kors Holdings (NYSE:KORS) beat earnings expectations for the third quarter in a row, and the shares rallied 42%. Our thesis that Michael Kors is not a fad but a fundamentally healthy brand is playing out. Earnings estimates are rising and the stock still trades at just 11x earnings when you back out the net cash position. The stock is cheap on an absolute basis and trades at a large discount to similar branded consumer goods companies. More...

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David Einhorn Purchases 4 Stocks Near Multi-Year Lows Each company hit a possibly temporary negative event David Einhorn - David Einhorn Purchases 4 Stocks Near Multi-Year Lows
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio), founder of hedge fund Greenlight Capital, turned a corner this year, gaining 3.0% net of fees in the first three months after five consecutive quarters of losses. Celebration was temperate in his shareholder letter out this week as he told investors he would “like to make it a habit” but did not manage the portfolio for mere short-sighted quarterly gains. More...

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Einhorn Reviews Holdings and New Buys in Conference Call Einhorn discussed Consol, Michael Kors, gold, shorts, new positions, Apple and more David Einhorn - Einhorn Reviews Holdings And New Buys In Conference Call
Hedge fund manager David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) held a conference call Tuesday to discuss the earnings of his reinsurance company and investment vehicle, Greenlight Re, with more upbeat news than in recent periods. Holdings in Greenlight’s portfolio climbed 2.5%, while the S&P 500 index rose just 1.5% in the first three months of the year. Last year, Einhorn suffered a 20% loss. More...

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Greenlight Capital Reports 'Strange' Quarter, Returns 3% David Einhorn's firm reviews the 1st quarter David Einhorn - Greenlight Capital Reports 'Strange' Quarter, Returns 3%
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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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