Richard Perry

Last Update: 2014-05-14

Number of Stocks: 20
Number of New Stocks: 4

Total Value: $3,575 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 15%

Countries: USA
Details: Top Buys | Top Sales | Top Holdings  Embed:

Richard Perry' s Profile & Performance

Profile

Richard C. Perry co-founded private investment management firm Perry Capital LLC in 1988, which manages about $14 billion as of Aug. 2008. Prior to 1988, Mr. Perry worked in a number of capacities at Goldman, Sachs & Co. He also was an adjunct associate professor at the Stern School of Business at New York University. Mr. Perry also serves on the boards of Endurance Specialty Holdings, Ltd, Capital Business Credit LLC, MedGroup Inversiones S.L. and Sears Holdings.

Investing Philosophy

Mr. Perry invests in private equity, real estate. He also lends money to other investors at high interest rates. He likes to invest in distressed situations.

Total Holding History

Performance of Perry Capital

YearReturn (%)S&P500 (%)Excess Gain (%)
201014.615.06-0.5
200925.226.46-1.3
2008-27-3710.0
3-Year Cumulative4.7 (1.6%/year)-8.3 (-2.9%/year)13 (4.5%/year)

Top Ranked Articles

What Guru Investors Are Doing with J.C. Penney, Down 10%
J.C. Penney (JCP) faced a tumultuous 2013: Its turnaround plan failed to gain traction, its most prominent investor Bill Ackman (Trades, Portfolio) dropped his shareholding, and its stock price was depleted by 60%. Guru investors had varying takes on the complex situation and continue to as the company attempts to move forward. Read more...
Richard Perry Buys Wyeth, LSI Corp., Deckers Outdoor Corp., Sells CIT Group Inc., UnitedHealth Group Inc., Western Digital Corp. Richard Perry's Perry Capital Q2 Portfolio: Buys Dell, Wyeth
Richard Perry believes the credit cycle will take several years to resolve, and commercial real estate is just at its early stage of stress. He added to his equity positions. This is the update of his Q2 portfolio. Richard Perry owns 54 stocks with a total value of $1.4 billion. Read more...
New Guru Added: Richard Perry of Perry Capital
GuruFocus has added a new Guru to our List of Gurus: Richard C. Perry of Perry Capital Read more...
Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: NBR, ROVI, QSII, ATML, FDML
According to GuruFocus updates, these stocks have declined the most since Gurus have bought. Read more...
Richard Perry Publishes Year End Review: Bullish on Palm Inc. and Managed Healthcare Sector (Humana)
Investment Guru Richard Perry of Perry Capital has published his annual 2009 review. The long-time hedge fund manager was caught off guard with the quick recovery of the US equity market. He kept 40% of his fund in cash. Even so, the return of his fund was over 25% for the year, helped by the credit holdings. Read more...
» More Richard Perry Articles

Commentaries and Stories

  • Currently 4.83/5

Rating: 4.8/5 (6 votes)

What Guru Investors Are Doing with J.C. Penney, Down 10% Richard Perry,Bill Ackman - What Guru Investors Are Doing With J.C. Penney, Down 10%
J.C. Penney (JCP) faced a tumultuous 2013: Its turnaround plan failed to gain traction, its most prominent investor Bill Ackman (Trades, Portfolio) dropped his shareholding, and its stock price was depleted by 60%. Guru investors had varying takes on the complex situation and continue to as the company attempts to move forward. More...

  • Currently 4.00/5

Rating: 4.0/5 (5 votes)

New Drilling Techniques for Changing Production Preferences James Barrow,Richard Perry - New Drilling Techniques For Changing Production Preferences
Current political instability in the Middle East made other geographies more attractive to oil & gas companies. Also, during the last decade, the introduction of new technologies provided the medium to tap reserves that were once seen as unreachable. Now, the eyes of exploration and production companies have turned towards the Mexican Gulf, Brazilian sea front, and North Atlantic. These regions however, continue to present weather, depth, and other unknown challenges reflected upon the Deepwater Horizon incident. Two companies trying to face and solve the new obstacles to the recovering of unconventional reserves are Noble Switzerland (NE) and Patterson-UTI Energy (PTEN). More...

ENERGY, EQUIPMENT, ONSHORE, OFFSHORE


  • Currently 0.00/5

Rating: 0.0/5 (0 votes)

Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: 00386, CPN, 600027, 6727, 6971
According to GuruFocus updates, these stocks have declined the most since Gurus have bought. More...

  • Currently 4.33/5

Rating: 4.3/5 (3 votes)

Five Gurus Slice Five Companies Richard Perry,Chase Coleman - Five Gurus Slice Five Companies
In reviewing third quarter selling action so far, it looks like a few of the buy-and-hold types are trading light on the sell side. Here’s a snapshot in time of five billionaire investors slicing five companies: More...

BUSINESS SERVICES, EDUCATION & TRAINING SERVICES, INTERNET CONTENT & INFORMATION, DEPARTMENT STORES


  • Currently 3.60/5

Rating: 3.6/5 (5 votes)

Perry Capital Becomes Next Investor to Give Up on JC Penney Richard Perry - Perry Capital Becomes Next Investor To Give Up On JC Penney
After Bill Ackman dropped J.C. Penney (JCP) like a new toy that lost its luster last month, other investors are losing confidence. Investor Richard Perry of Perry Capital, after adding 7 million shares to his J.C. Penney stake on Aug. 30, slashed it by 47.37% yesterday, Oct. 1. More...

  • Currently 3.00/5

Rating: 3.0/5 (2 votes)

Top 5 Guru-Held Utilities Companies
Using the GuruFocus Aggregated Portfolio Screener you can filter results to see what companies maintain the highest amount of guru ownership. By using this screener, we filtered down to see which utilities companies are held by the most gurus. As of the second quarter, the following five utilities companies are held by the largest number of gurus. More...

  • Currently 5.00/5

Rating: 5.0/5 (2 votes)

Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: 3730, CPN, 7775, SECB, 6727
According to GuruFocus updates, these stocks have declined the most since Gurus have bought. More...

  • Currently 3.00/5

Rating: 3.0/5 (5 votes)

Richard Perry's Top Second Quarter Portfolio Changes
During the second quarter Guru Richard Perry made noticeable increases in two companies as well as noticeable reductions in his holdings in three. More...

  • Currently 3.00/5

Rating: 3.0/5 (2 votes)

Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: AMH, HTH, ARCP, KYN, HK
According to GuruFocus Insider Data, these are the largest CEO buys during the past week. The overall trend of CEOs is illustrated in the chart below: More...

  • Currently 1.00/5

Rating: 1.0/5 (1 vote)

Richard Perry Thinks Japanese Corporate Bond Buyers Are Like 2007 US Subprime Mortgage Investors
Richard Perry manages $15 billion at Perry Capital. More...

  • Currently 2.67/5

Rating: 2.7/5 (6 votes)

Richard Perry Buys during CWH Battle
On March 13, 2013, Guru Richard Perry of Perry Capital bought 6,500,000 shares of a new holding, CommonWealth REIT (CWH), at the current price $22.01, with a change from average up 1%. CommonWealth REIT is an office and industrial real estate investment trust that invests in commercial office buildings located in major metropolitan areas throughout the U.S. and in Australia. More...

REIT


  • Currently 2.75/5

Rating: 2.8/5 (8 votes)

Richard Perry discuss US Economy and Housing
Richard Perry of Perry Capital discusses his views on US Economy and how it can be given boost with the changes in the mortgage market More...

RICHARD PERRY, PERRY CAPITAL, US ECONOMY, FEDERAL RESERVE, BERNAKE, US HOUSING, MORTGAGE MARKET, FANNIE MAE, FREDDIE MAC


  • Currently 3.80/5

Rating: 3.8/5 (5 votes)

Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: ATML, VSH, TTM, OGZPY, TEF
According to GuruFocus updates, these stocks have declined the most since Gurus have bought. More...

  • Currently 2.60/5

Rating: 2.6/5 (5 votes)

Richard Perry of Perry Capital Talks about Profit Potential in Europe
Richard Perry of Perry Capital talks about potential investment opportunities in Europe from the ongoing Delivering Alpha conference in New York. More...

RICHARD PERRY, PERRY CAPITAL, VALUE INVESTORS, DELIVERING ALPHA CONFERENCE, EUROPE, EUROPE DEBT CRISIS, ECB, EURO, EUROPEAN FINANCIAL CRISIS, SOVEREIGN DEBT, ITALY, GERMANY, GREECE, SPAIN


  • Currently 3.56/5

Rating: 3.6/5 (9 votes)

Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: NBR, ROVI, QSII, ATML, FDML
According to GuruFocus updates, these stocks have declined the most since Gurus have bought. More...

  • Currently 2.90/5

Rating: 2.9/5 (10 votes)

Weekly Guru Bargains Highlights: XCO, ACI, AIG, EEQ, LAMR
Last week’s top five guru bargains were XCO, ACI, AIG, EEQ and LAMR. According to GuruFocus updates, these stocks have declined the most since Gurus have bought. More...

  • Currently 2.69/5

Rating: 2.7/5 (13 votes)

Hedge Fund Perry Capital Buys POT, GENZ, C, UIS, ACL, MSFT, BRCD, Sells QCOM, DTG
This is the Q3 portfolio update of hedge fund Perry Capital. The firm is run by founder Richard Perry, who had only one down year during its 21 years of history. More...

  • Currently 2.18/5

Rating: 2.2/5 (11 votes)

Hedge Fund Perry Capital Buys Gilead Sciences Inc., CocaCola Enterprises, Questar Corp., Sells Alcon Inc., Microsoft Corp., Osi Pharmaceuticals
Hedge fund Perry Capital, founded by Richard Perry, just reported their second quarter portfolio. These are the buys and sells. More...

  • Currently 3.50/5

Rating: 3.5/5 (4 votes)

Richard Perry Liquidated Citigroup Shares
Investment Guru Richard Perry published 2Q10 Letter to Investors. In a brutal quarter in which S&P 500 dropped 11.4%, Perry Partners was up 1.87%. YTD, the fund was up 9.08%. Perry took down long exposure and added protection to the portfolio during the quarter. More...

  • Currently 4.17/5

Rating: 4.2/5 (6 votes)

Richard Perry Publishes Year End Review: Bullish on Palm Inc. and Managed Healthcare Sector (Humana)
Investment Guru Richard Perry of Perry Capital has published his annual 2009 review. The long-time hedge fund manager was caught off guard with the quick recovery of the US equity market. He kept 40% of his fund in cash. Even so, the return of his fund was over 25% for the year, helped by the credit holdings. More...

Add Notes, Comments or Ask Questions

User Comments

No comment yet

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
Free 7-day Trial
FEEDBACK
Email Hide