Jim Chanos

Jim Chanos

Last Update: 02-17-2015

Number of Stocks: 33
Number of New Stocks: 11

Total Value: $280 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 39%

Countries: USA
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Jim Chanos' s Profile & Performance

Profile

Famed short seller. Jim Chanos went to Wall Street in 1980, doing investment banking deal. In 1982 got the first short idea. That got him thinking about short as a business. Now running $6 billion. $5.5 in short.

What we cover here are his long positions. We do not have his short positions. At least he is not shorting these stocks.

Investing Philosophy

His famous quote: 'One thing people always say that “I don’t want to short because it can go to infinite.” But I have seen much more 0 than infinite.'

Total Holding History

Top Ranked Articles

Is Jim Chanos Right About Solar Energy: FSLR, CSIQ, HSOL, JASO?
Several solar energy companies appear in GuruFocus’ 52-Week Lows screener. Some of the ones that have dropped the most include Hanwha SolarOne Co. (HSOL) which is 87.5% off its highs, Canadian Solar (CSIQ) which is 86.6% off its highs, JA Solar Holdings (JASO) 82.5% off its highs, and First Solar (FSLR) 74.4% off its highs. Read more...
Jim Chanos’ 4 Long Bank Positions
Jim Chanos is president and founder of $6 billion, New York-based Kynikos Associates, a global long-short investment firm that employs fundamental analysis when choosing investments. In an interview Wednesday with CNBC, he explained his views on the global financial in terms of a “credit python” with China at the beginning going in, Europe in the middle and the U.S. at the end. As a result, he has taken long and short positions in various banks, although “nothing he is jumping up and down about,” he said. “Things have gotten expensive pretty quickly,” he added. Read more...
James Chanos Discusses Investment and Other Things
James Chanos, President/Founder Kynikos Associates, manages $6.7 billion. He is at CNBC today discussing investment from a short seller point of view. Read more...
Short-Seller Jim Chanos Buys Long Positions Starbucks and Occidental Petroleum in Q3
Jim Chanos, founder and president of hedge fund Kynikos Associates, has a better eye for when a company is verging on failure than poised for growth. Thus, he dedicates most of his fund to short positions. Famous examples include his prescient calls on Enron and Baldwin-United, which he shorted. Read more...
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Some Reasons to Consider Nordstrom in Your Long-Term Portfolio
In this article, let's take a look at Nordstrom Inc. (JWN), a $15.54 billion market cap company that is a specialty retailer of apparel and accessories, widely known for its emphasis on service, which operates some 290 stores in 38 states. More...

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CGI Group – Attractive Valuation With Headline Risk
CGI Group (GIB) is a current selection of GuruFocus’ Undervalued Predictable Companies Screener. With a decade-long track record of increasing EPS with few interruptions, management has shown an ability to gradually grow shareholder returns and margins over time. More...

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An Interview With Short Seller Marc Cohodes
In this exclusive interview Marc Cohodes shares his thoughts on the stock market today, important life lessons, favorite short ideas, the best/worst managers and analysts on Wall Street and more. More...

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Hedge Fund Guru Crispin Odey Says China Could Lead To Recession
One of the world's leading hedge fund managers has warned that economies dependent on China for income, including Australia, are headed for recession, and central banks will not be able to able to come to the rescue because they have exhausted the arsenal of policy weapons. More...

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SunEdison Becomes Jim Chanos' Top Holding in Fourth Quarter Jim Chanos - SunEdison Becomes Jim Chanos' Top Holding In Fourth Quarter
Guru Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio), president and founder of Kynikos Associates, is known for short selling. While GuruFocus emphasizes long positions, Chanos’ fourth-quarter activity offers a glimpse of how malleable the portfolio of a short seller can be. More...

SunEdison, Jim Chanos


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Short Seller Jim Chanos Thinks Either Stock Prices of Major Oil Producers Is Too High Or Oil is Too Low Jim Chanos - Short Seller Jim Chanos Thinks Either Stock Prices Of Major Oil Producers Is Too High Or Oil Is Too Low
Short seller Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) made a killing this year shorting beleagured Brazilian oil producer Petrobras. 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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Betting on a Stock While Digital Payment is Growing
In this article, let's take a look at Visa Inc. (V), a $133.03 billion market cap company, which is the world's largest retail electronic payments network and leading payments brand, providing services to consumers, businesses and governments globally. More...

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Short Seller Jim Chanos – Petrobras Is A Scheme (Transcript) Jim Chanos - Short Seller Jim Chanos – Petrobras Is A Scheme (Transcript)
STEPHANIE RUHLE, BLOOMBERG: Jim, we will get to talk about China, but you just left the stage. You have been followed out here by attendees talking about your big idea, Petrobras (PZE). Talk to us. More...

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The New House Of Money - Jim Chanos
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Why Starbucks is a Buy JIm Chanos,Frank Sands - Why Starbucks Is A Buy
In this article, let´s consider Starbucks Corporation (SBUX), a $57.14 billion market cap, which has a trailing P/E ratio that indicates that the stock is relatively overvalued (PE 251.6x vs Industry Median 30.7x). More...

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Allergan: A ROE That Has Returned to Acceptable Levels
In this article, let´s see one of the most important financial ratios applying to stockholders, the best measure of performance for a firm's management: the Return on Equity (ROE), and we are going to analyze it in the case of Allergan Inc. (AGN) More...

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The Top Net Buys Of The Hedge Fund Gurus Steven Mandel,Jim Chanos,Jim Simons,George Soros,C - The Top Net Buys Of The Hedge Fund Gurus
Now that the second quarter portfolios have been filed with the SEC, I used the GuruFocus S&P 500 Grid to get a look at what the hedge fund gurus have been buying. I prefer to use “net buys” over “buys” because it also factors in what the hedge fund gurus have been selling. When using the S&P 500 Grid, I adjusted the settings to only include the hedge fund gurus and examined the results for both S&P 500 and non-S&P 500 companies. The top results were MasterCard (MA), eBay (EBAY), Occidental Petroleum (OXY), Ally Financial (ALLY), Actavis (ACT), and Allergan (AGN). More...

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Tudor´s Top Second Quarter Stocks
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 on one particular hedge fund and try to see the principal holdings in its portfolio. I will look into Tudor Investment Corporation. More...

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Keurig Green Mountain: The Case For A Copy-Cat Short Jim Chanos,David Tepper - Keurig Green Mountain: The Case For A Copy-Cat Short
Einhorn may present new research on GMCR at the next Value Investing Congress in September More...

SHORT, COPY-CAT, COAT-TAILING, EINHORN, GREENLIGHT, COFFEE, CONSUMER


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Short Sellor Jim Chanos’ Long Positions: Buys eBay, Cloud Peak Energy, Noble Energy, Sells FXI, Citi
Renowned short seller Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) just reported his first quarter portfolio. He buys eBay, Cloud Peak Energy, Noble Energy, MasterCard, sells iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index (ETF), Citigroup, iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx (ETF), Huntington Ingalls Industries, Electronic Arts, iShares Russell 2000 Index (ETF), Charles Schwab Corp, SPDR S&P MidCap 400 ETF, Vanguard MSCI Europe ETF, Visa, Arch Coal, Workday, FireEye, SPDR S&P 500 ETF, EOG Resources, Morgan Stanley, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, Starbucks Corp during the 3-months ended 03/31/2014, according to the most recent filings of his investment company, Kynikos Associates LP. As of 03/31/2014, Kynikos Associates LP owns 25 stocks with a total value of $308 million. These are the details of the buys and sells. More...

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Jim Chanos on Green Mountain Short, China Short, Valeant and Short Selling
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Jim Chanos on Shorting PCs, Front Running Markets
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Jim Chanos in Speculative IPOs, Rigged Markets, Shorting Caterpillar

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Asawhneyy
ReplyAsawhneyy - 3 months ago
so what.
Buy business not a stock--he is pushing his shorts

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