Mohnish Pabrai

Mohnish Pabrai

Last Update: 11-10-2016

Number of Stocks: 8
Number of New Stocks: 1

Total Value: $338 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 6%

Countries: USA
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Mohnish Pabrai' s Profile & Performance

Profile

Mohnish Pabrai is Managing Partner of Pabrai Investment Funds, a group of focused value funds. Since inception in 1999 with $1 million, Pabrai Funds has grown to over $400 million in assets under management.

Investing Philosophy

Pabrai is a value investor. Pabrai invests primarily in smaller companies, those with a market cap in the half billion dollar range, that are out of favor. He tends to run concentrated portfolio with 10-20 names.

Total Holding History

Top Ranked Articles

What Is Downside? A discussion of downside analysis and factors affecting the objectivity of downside analysis
One of the most quoted sayings in investing goes like this: “If you take care of the downside, the upside will take care of itself.” Read more...
Value Investing, Taught by 6 Superinvestors A great free value investing course
Recently I bumped into this great free value investing course offered by Udemy. (link here) Read more...
Mohnish Pabrai Cuts Losses With Struggling Steelmaker Posco Investor's only new 4th quarter investment is Berkshire Hathaway
Value investor and author Mohnish Pabrai (Trades, Portfolio) purchased a new holding in Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) during the fourth quarter — his only new investment during the period. Pabrai also threw in the towel with another notable holding, South Korean steel maker Posco (NYSE:PKX). Read more...
Checklists Can Help You Avoid Unnecessary Investment Mistakes Famous investors use checklists to improve their results and avoid mistakes. The most effective checklists are personal.
One thing I have been working on to improve on my investment process is a checklist. Checklists are used in a number of fields from operating rooms to flight decks to great effect. Surgeon Atuwal Gawande has advocated their use in the bestseller the "Checklist Manifesto." That book is certainly one of the reasons I decided to put one together myself. Other inspirations were value investors Guy Spier and Mohnish Pabrai (Trades, Portfolio), who advocate the use of checklists in the investing world and the investment checklist developed by Pope Brar at Brar Investment Fund. I borrowed lots of items verbatim from the more extensive checklist he set up and which you can find here: Read more...
Mohnish Pabrai on Position Sizing Guru discusses the best way to size our bets
In his book, "The Dhandho Investor," Mohnish Pabrai (Trades, Portfolio) suggests the size of our bets in an approach to reap most of the benefits of concentrated allocations. In practice, however, even Pabrai has switched back and forth on his suggestion, finally arriving at a revised methodology that enables him to maximize profits and minimize risk, the classic "heads I win tails I don't lose much" approach he embraces. Here is what he said during a UC-Davis lecture in 2012: Read more...
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24 Questions With Value Investor Jacob Taylor of the UC Davis Graduate School of Management 'On the plane ride home, I kept asking myself one question: how had one man accumulated so much knowledge?' Warren Buffett,Mohnish Pabrai - 24 Questions With Value Investor Jacob Taylor Of The UC Davis Graduate School Of Management
1. How and why did you get started investing? What is your background? More...

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Mohnish Pabrai Buys Southwest Guru added airline to portfolio in the 3rd quarter Mohnish Pabrai,PRIMECAP Management - Mohnish Pabrai Buys Southwest
Mohnish Pabrai (Trades, Portfolio) of Pabrai Investment Funds gained a new holding in Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) during the third quarter. More...

SOUTHWEST, AIRLINES, TRAVEL, BUY, PABRAI


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21 Questions With Aidan Sweeney Investor tries to avoid media commentary during market fluctuations Warren Buffett,Mohnish Pabrai,Howard Marks - 21 Questions With Aidan Sweeney
Aidan Sweeney is the founder of iValueInvesting. More...

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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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Intrinsic Value and the Margin of Safety: What Is it all About? Understanding the principle behind intrinsic value, the margin of safety Warren Buffett, Mohnish Pabrai - Intrinsic Value And The Margin Of Safety: What Is It All About?
The margin of safety principle is a fundamental part of value investing. Indeed, you could go so far as to say that without understanding this principle, it is not possible to follow a value strategy. More...

VALUE INVESTING, WARREN BUFFETT, CHARLIE MUNGER, WALTER SCHLOSS, BENJAMIN GRAHAM, VALUE, VALUE INVESTING, BUY STOCKS, INTRINSIC VALUE, MARGIN OF SAFETY


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Value Investing, Taught by 6 Superinvestors A great free value investing course Mohnish Pabrai - Value Investing, Taught By 6 Superinvestors
Recently I bumped into this great free value investing course offered by Udemy. (link here) More...

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4 Things Billionaire Investors Have in Common, Part 2 Billionaires are successful because they always look for asymmetric risk/reward bets Warren Buffett,Mohnish Pabrai,John Paulson,Kyle Ba - 4 Things Billionaire Investors Have In Common, Part 2
This is part 2 of a four-part series of short articles (click here to read part 1). Each article sets out to explain an important trait that billionaire investors have in common. The goal of these articles is to explain simple concepts that the best investors in the world use and you can implement today. Success leaves clues and one of the best ways to learn is to deconstruct and reverse engineer what the best in the world do. So let’s get to it. More...

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Mohnish Pabrai's University of California Lecture Guru shares insights with students Warren Buffett,Mohnish Pabrai - Mohnish Pabrai's University Of California Lecture
If you are a value investor and Warren Buffett fan, you can't help but love Mohnish Pabrai. More...

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Why Personal Finance Matters to Investors An explanation of personal finance in a fun and different way Mohnish Pabrai - Why Personal Finance Matters To Investors
Personal finance and investing are not mutually exclusive. If you want to invest, then make sure you have your personal finances in order first. I know, I know, it's boring. But I have just the cure. This post is designed to teach you the important principles in a fun and different way, using simple parables that never seem to lose relevance. More...

PERSONAL FINANCE, THE RICHEST MAN IN BABYLON


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Fiat Chrysler Recalls Vehicles Over Transmission Problems Action affects more than 1 million vehicles in North American, international markets Bill Nygren, Mohnish Pabrai - Fiat Chrysler Recalls Vehicles Over Transmission Problems
London-based Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (NYSE:FCAU), the seventh-largest automaker in the world, announced Friday that it would recall more than 1 million vehicles because they can roll abruptly and, as a result, cause damage and/or injuries if the transmission is being used incorrectly. More...

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Mohnish Pabrai Sells Out Horsehead Holdings Pabrai exits stake at 28 cents per share Mohnish Pabrai - Mohnish Pabrai Sells Out Horsehead Holdings
Guru Mohnish Pabrai (Trades, Portfolio) is an engineer, investor, author, philanthropist and he also loves to play bridge competitively. Pabrai attributes much of his investment philosophies to Roger Lowenstein’s book called "Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist." The most impactful quote that Pabrai learned from reading Lowenstein’s book was “I am a better business man because I am an investor, and I’m a better investor because I am a businessman.” More...

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What Is Downside? A discussion of downside analysis and factors affecting the objectivity of downside analysis Mohnish Pabrai,Bill Ackman,Warren Buffett - What Is Downside?
One of the most quoted sayings in investing goes like this: “If you take care of the downside, the upside will take care of itself.” More...

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Mohnish Pabrai on Position Sizing Guru discusses the best way to size our bets Mohnish Pabrai,Warren Buffett,Charlie Munger,Seth  - Mohnish Pabrai On Position Sizing
In his book, "The Dhandho Investor," Mohnish Pabrai (Trades, Portfolio) suggests the size of our bets in an approach to reap most of the benefits of concentrated allocations. In practice, however, even Pabrai has switched back and forth on his suggestion, finally arriving at a revised methodology that enables him to maximize profits and minimize risk, the classic "heads I win tails I don't lose much" approach he embraces. Here is what he said during a UC-Davis lecture in 2012: More...

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Mohnish Pabrai Cuts Losses With Struggling Steelmaker Posco Investor's only new 4th quarter investment is Berkshire Hathaway Mohnish Pabrai - Mohnish Pabrai Cuts Losses With Struggling Steelmaker Posco
Value investor and author Mohnish Pabrai (Trades, Portfolio) purchased a new holding in Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.B) during the fourth quarter — his only new investment during the period. Pabrai also threw in the towel with another notable holding, South Korean steel maker Posco (NYSE:PKX). More...

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Mohnish Pabrai on the 'Nifty Fifty' Guru discusses the famous NYSE growth stocks Mohnish Pabrai - Mohnish Pabrai On The 'Nifty Fifty'
Mohnish Pabrai (Trades, Portfolio) gave a presentation in December at MDI Gurgaon in India. During the presentation Pabrai discussed the new Nifty Fifty, 50 stocks that traded on the NYSE during the 1950s and 60s that were widely regarded as buy-and-hold growth stocks. Pabrai also discussed value investing and Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) and Charlie Munger (Trades, Portfolio). His college presentations are always insightful and informative. More...

MOHNISH PABRAI,NEW PRESENTATION,VALUE INVESTING,


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Pabrai Trims Stake in Horsehead Holding Reduction drops Pabrai from slot as leading guru shareholder in company Mohnish Pabrai - Pabrai Trims Stake In Horsehead Holding
After adding to his stake in Horsehead Holding Corp. (ZINC) five times between July 22 and Aug. 21, guru Mohnish Pabrai (Trades, Portfolio) reduced his stake by nearly 16% on Jan. 20. More...

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Mohnish Pabrai Explains Bubbles in Boston College Lecture Noted investor talks with business students Mohnish Pabrai - Mohnish Pabrai Explains Bubbles In Boston College Lecture
Value investor Mohnish Pabrai (Trades, Portfolio) recently gave a presentation about stock market bubbles, including the motor, tronics and dot-com bubbles, for Boston College's Carroll School of Management. More...

MOHNISH PABRAI,VALUE INVESTOR,BOSTON COLLEGE PRESENTATION,


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The Top 10 Hits of 2015 That Are Packed With Value Here are the top 10 (plus 10 more) value-packed articles that can help you improve your investing strategy Mohnish Pabrai - The Top 10 Hits Of 2015 That Are Packed With Value
One year sounds like a long time. More...

VALUE ARTICLES,


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Checklists Can Help You Avoid Unnecessary Investment Mistakes Famous investors use checklists to improve their results and avoid mistakes. The most effective checklists are personal. Mohnish Pabrai - Checklists Can Help You Avoid Unnecessary Investment Mistakes
One thing I have been working on to improve on my investment process is a checklist. Checklists are used in a number of fields from operating rooms to flight decks to great effect. Surgeon Atuwal Gawande has advocated their use in the bestseller the "Checklist Manifesto." That book is certainly one of the reasons I decided to put one together myself. Other inspirations were value investors Guy Spier and Mohnish Pabrai (Trades, Portfolio), who advocate the use of checklists in the investing world and the investment checklist developed by Pope Brar at Brar Investment Fund. I borrowed lots of items verbatim from the more extensive checklist he set up and which you can find here: More...

VALUE INVESTING, INVESTMENT PROCESS


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The Checklist Investor Crushing the Market by 1,100% Mohnish Pabrai is a classic value investor Mohnish Pabrai,Warren Buffett,Charlie Munger - The Checklist Investor Crushing The Market By 1,100%
With an outperformance of 1,100% compared to the market since inception in 2000, Mohnish Pabrai (Trades, Portfolio) is a classic value investor and household name. More...

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