Howard Marks

Howard Marks

Last Update: 02-14-2017

Number of Stocks: 60
Number of New Stocks: 10

Total Value: $3,655 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 4%

Countries: USA
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Howard Marks' s Profile & Performance

Profile

Chairman of Oaktree Capital Management LP. Since the formation of Oaktree in 1995, Mr. Marks has been responsible for ensuring the firm's adherence to its core investment philosophy, communicating closely with clients concerning products and strategies, and managing the firm.

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

Investing Philosophy

Oaktree Capital is involved in less efficient markets and alternative investments. The firm invests heavily in debt, preferred stocks, and convertible bonds.

Total Holding History

Top Ranked Articles

Correctly Predicting the Future – and Losing Money Some thoughts on the presidential election and what it says about predicting short-term stock market swings
In the weeks leading up to the U.S. presidential election, there was a pretty clear pattern in the stock market: Anything good for Hillary Clinton’s chances of winning the presidency was good for equities (broadly speaking). If forced to guess, it’s safe to say most investors (including myself) would have called for a pretty substantial selloff if Donald Trump managed to pull off the upset. Read more...
Howard Marks Discusses the Election Guru talks politics and market outlook
I confess. I try to time the markets. I’m not supposed to, but I do it anyway. There have been times when it has worked out; there have been times when it hasn’t. Read more...
23 Questions With Nitiin A. Khandkar 'I am a patient, laid-back investor and do not like to tamper with my portfolio often​'
1. How and why did you get started investing? What is your background? Read more...
The Question You Should Ask Before Buying a Stock Thoughts about speculation vs. value investing
My view that the world is becoming more complicated has made me revisit value investing’s core principle. This is me thinking out loud and not an attempt to convince anyone of any particular view. To start, here are beliefs that anchor my thinking: Read more...
Do High Quality Value Stocks Outperform Low Quality Value Stocks? The evidence is clear that value stocks outperform growth stocks
This article appeared first on The Stock Market Blueprint Blog. Read more...
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Stocks With the Worst Returns in Gurus' Portfolios 7 stocks with negative performances over the last 6 months Andreas Halvorsen,Howard Marks,Steven Cohen,Jim Si - Stocks With The Worst Returns In Gurus' Portfolios
While gurus hold positions in these companies, the stock price and returns continue to fall. These are the worst-performing stocks over the last three months with a long-term presence in more than four gurus’ portfolios. More...

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Howard Marks' Oaktree Buys Texas Oil Company Reporting Jump in Reserves Oaktree invested as company raised reserves almost 50 percent Howard Marks - Howard Marks' Oaktree Buys Texas Oil Company Reporting Jump In Reserves
Managers at investor Howard Marks' Oaktree amassed a 10% stake in a Frisco, Texas based oil and gas company, Comstock Resources, on the day it announced a swell in its calculated proved reserves that triggered a pop in its stock price. More...

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The Question You Should Ask Before Buying a Stock Thoughts about speculation vs. value investing Stanley Druckenmiller,Howard Marks - The Question You Should Ask Before Buying A Stock
My view that the world is becoming more complicated has made me revisit value investing’s core principle. This is me thinking out loud and not an attempt to convince anyone of any particular view. To start, here are beliefs that anchor my thinking: More...

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What Does Howard Marks See in AdvancePierre Foods? More than one-third of guru's portfolio is in that company Howard Marks - What Does Howard Marks See In AdvancePierre Foods?
Combing through 13F filings to try and figure out which shares super investors are buying and selling can be a time-consuming but sometimes lucrative process. More...

HOWARD MARKS, ADVANCEPIERRE FOODS


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25 Questions With Indian Investor Neeraj Marathe 'I never think or conclude that I am 100% right on any stock' Howard Marks,Seth Klarman - 25 Questions With Indian Investor Neeraj Marathe
Neeraj Marathe is an investor based in Pune, Maharashtra. His core competency lies around investing in Indian listed companies, specifically mid-caps and small-caps, using fundamental analysis and value investing principles. He is an avid reader and reads books based on value investing, behavioral finance and psychology. More...

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23 Questions With David Merkel of Aleph Investments 'For a smaller manager like me, some less liquid stocks can make a lot of sense' Howard Marks,Ken Fisher - 23 Questions With David Merkel Of Aleph Investments
1. How and why did you get started investing? What is your background? More...

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Oaktree Reduces, Eliminates Multiple Positions in the 3rd Quarter Firm's largest sales of the quarter Howard Marks - Oaktree Reduces, Eliminates Multiple Positions In The 3rd Quarter
Howard Marks (Trades, Portfolio) is the chairman of Oaktree Capital Management LP, which was founded in 1995. The firm made the following trades in the third quarter: More...

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23 Questions With Nitiin A. Khandkar 'I am a patient, laid-back investor and do not like to tamper with my portfolio often​' Seth Klarman,Howard Marks - 23 Questions With Nitiin A. Khandkar
1. How and why did you get started investing? What is your background? More...

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Correctly Predicting the Future – and Losing Money Some thoughts on the presidential election and what it says about predicting short-term stock market swings Howard Marks - Correctly Predicting The Future – And Losing Money
In the weeks leading up to the U.S. presidential election, there was a pretty clear pattern in the stock market: Anything good for Hillary Clinton’s chances of winning the presidency was good for equities (broadly speaking). If forced to guess, it’s safe to say most investors (including myself) would have called for a pretty substantial selloff if Donald Trump managed to pull off the upset. More...

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Howard Marks' Oaktree Discloses Half Ownership of Company, 8 Stock Buys Third-quarter portfolio reported Howard Marks - Howard Marks' Oaktree Discloses Half Ownership Of Company, 8 Stock Buys
Oaktree, where investing great Howard Marks (Trades, Portfolio) is co-chairman, disclosed this week owning a controlling stake in a company worth almost a third of its long portfolio and bought eight other stocks in the third quarter. More...

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Howard Marks Discusses the Election Guru talks politics and market outlook Howard Marks,Carl Icahn,Stanley Druckenmiller - Howard Marks Discusses The Election
I confess. I try to time the markets. I’m not supposed to, but I do it anyway. There have been times when it has worked out; there have been times when it hasn’t. More...

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Oaktree Buys SunOpta Company is a leading provider of non-dairy aseptic beverages Howard Marks - Oaktree Buys SunOpta
Oaktree Capital Management purchased 11,333,333 shares of SunOpta (NASDAQ:STKL) on Oct. 7, according to a Schedule 13G filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The trade had a 2.82% impact on Oaktree Capital Management’s portfolio. More...

OAKTREE, MARKS, BUY, SUNOPTA


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Oaktree Buys Bellatrix Exploration Firm acquires new energy holding Howard Marks,Ronald Muhlenkamp,Jim Simons - Oaktree Buys Bellatrix Exploration
Oaktree Capital Management acquired a new holding in Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (NYSE:BXE) on Oct. 4. More...

MARKS, OAKTREE, OIL, BUY


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Troubled Kyle Bass Reduces Stake in NMI Holdings Struggling hedge fund has experienced biggest losing streak in its history Kyle Bass,Howard Marks,Jim Simons,Chuck Royce - Troubled Kyle Bass Reduces Stake In NMI Holdings
Hayman Capital Management’s Kyle Bass (Trades, Portfolio) reduced his stake in NMI Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:NMIH) by 27.24% on Oct. 11. More...

KYLE, BASS, SELL, STRUGGLE, LOSS


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21 Questions With Michael Zapata of Sententia Capital Management 'Unlike others, we tend to be more opportunistic and look for smoke, or fire' Daniel Loeb,Howard Marks - 21 Questions With Michael Zapata Of Sententia Capital Management
1. How and why did you get started investing? What is your background? More...

INTERVIEW, INVESTING, VALUE, SENTENTIA


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21 Questions With Ugo Ume 'I was 14 in 2008 and had no clue what was going on' Warren Buffett,Howard Marks - 21 Questions With Ugo Ume
1. How and why did you get started investing? What is your background? More...

INTERVIEW, INVESTING, VALUE


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18 Questions With Todd Massedge Insight from the founder and CEO of AlphaTree Group Charlie Munger,Howard Marks - 18 Questions With Todd Massedge
I was fortunate to have the opportunity of interviewing Todd Massedge. He is the founder and CEO of AlphaTree Group, as well as a former buyside analyst. We discuss the college professor that influenced him, how he comes up with his best ideas and why he does not focus on valuation until the end of his process. More...

VALUE, PORTFOLIO, 10-K


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Mattress, Roulette or Somewhere Between Investing with a margin of safety Howard Marks, Seth Klarman - Mattress, Roulette Or Somewhere Between
Does more risk equal more return? Or does investing with a margin of safety reduce risk and increase returns? More...

MARGIN OF SAFETY, VALUE INVESTING, RISK, VOLATILITY, SETH KLARMIN, HOWARD MARKS


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Investing With a Margin of Safety Does more risk really mean more returns? Howard Marks, Seth Klarman - Investing With A Margin Of Safety
Does more risk equal more return? Or does investing with a margin of safety reduce risk and increase returns? More...

MARGIN OF SAFETY, VALUE INVESTING, RISK, VOLATILITY, SETH KLARMIN, HOWARD MARKS


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Oaktree Made 7 New Buys in the 2nd Quarter Communications, publishing, energy companies top acquisition list Howard Marks - Oaktree Made 7 New Buys In The 2nd Quarter
Howard Marks' Oaktree Capital Management LP added seven new holdings to the portfolio in the second quarter. More...

GURU, BUYS, MARKS


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