Robert Karr

Last Update: 2014-08-14

Number of Stocks: 12
Number of New Stocks: 1

Total Value: $655 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 5%

Countries: USA
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Robert Karr' s Profile & Performance

Profile

Robert Karr is the founder of Joho Capital. He is one of the Tiger Cubs, the hedge fund managers who learned from the legendary Julian Robertson.

Robert Karr tends to hold very concentrated positions in the area of new technologies. His portfolio turnover is small. As of Jan. 2010, his fund, Joho Fund, Ltd -A-, has gained an annualized 22.15% since inception in Oct. 1996. Over the lifetime of the fund, his largest loss was from Nov. 2007 to Nov. 2008, lost 19%.

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Hedge Fund Joho Capital Buys GOOG, SINA, Sells YHOO, HMIN, SVN, DATE, MR, RDA
Robert Karr is the founder of hedge fund Joho Capital. He is one of the Tiger Cubs, the hedge fund managers who learned from the legendary Julian Robertson. Robert Karr tends to hold very concentrated positions in the area of new technologies. His stock picks performed the best among our gurus, according to the Scoreboard of Gurus. Read more...
Online Media Guru and Tiger Cub Robert Karr Buys 2 New Stocks
Robert Karr is the founder of Joho Capital who learned the investing trade under legendary hedge fund manager Julian Robertson. He runs a concentrated portfolio of 14 stocks and specializes in online media stocks. His top three holdings – Google Inc. (GOOG), Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) and Baidu Inc. (BIDU) – comprise more than 50% of the portfolio. Read more...
Joho Capital Gives In to Yelp’s Dip, as Competition for the Tech Stock Lies Ahead
As stock of online search and review site Yelp (YELP) slacked on Monday after news circulated about a new-found rivalry in the update of Facebook (FB)’s "Nearby" feature, hedge fund firm Joho Capital saw light in the opportunity and pursued Yelp as a new buy. Read more...
Interesting Top Holdings from Robert Karr
Robert Karr is the founder of Joho Capital in 1996. He gained much of his knowledge from the legendary Julian Robertson. Read more...
Hedge Fund Joho Capital Buys EL, KT, KH, XRS, RDA, XRS, NVDA, Sells MR, GOOG, BIDU
Robert Karr at hedge fund Joho Capital reported his Q4 portfolio. As of 12/31/2010, Joho Capital owns 13 stocks with a total value of $616 million. These are the details of the buys and sells. Read more...
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Guru Robert Karr’s Top Five in Last Quarter as Money Manager Robert Karr - Guru Robert Karr’s Top Five In Last Quarter As Money Manager
Robert Karr (Trades, Portfolio) of Joho Capital holds a portfolio of 11 stocks valued at $626 million. Over the duration of the first quarter the guru added no new stocks and sold out of seven. Robert Karr (Trades, Portfolio) is one of Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio)’s Tiger Cubs who went on to found and manage Joho Capital. More...

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Guru Robert Karr Closes Fund Joho Capital - His Top Five Q4 Stocks
Robert Karr (Trades, Portfolio) of Joho Capital holds a portfolio of 18 stocks valued at $1.5 billion. Over the duration of the fourth quarter the guru bought two new stocks for a quarter over quarter turnover of 12%. Robert Karr (Trades, Portfolio) is one of Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio)’s Tiger Cubs who went on to found and manage Joho Capital. More...

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Follow Robert Karr Hunting for Quality Globally
Robert Karr (Trades, Portfolio) is one of the managers known as “Tiger Cubs” because of their association with legendary HF manager Julian Robertson (Trades, Portfolio). Before starting his own hedge fund, Karr was a managing director at Tiger Management, and provided services for a large portfolio of Asian equities. Karr’s expertise in the Far East comes from the knowledge he gained while living in Tokyo, Japan during this time. Karr learned a lot about Asian equities living in Tokyo, and after four years with Tiger Management, Karr opened the New York-based Joho Capital in 1996, with additional offices in Tokyo and Taipei, Taiwan. He is known for his unique investment strategy that focuses on a small concentration More...

TECH, ASIAN STOCKS, JOHO


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Robbins, Cohen and Karr Highlight the Guru Real Time Picks of the Week Robert Karr,Larry Robbins - Robbins, Cohen And Karr Highlight The Guru Real Time Picks Of The Week
The following information is a highlight of the real-time guru activity we saw this week. To view more information on these gurus, check out their guru portfolios. The “Real Time Picks” reports the stock purchases and sells that Gurus have made within the prior two weeks. If a Guru makes a purchase or sell of a company in which they own a greater-than 5% stake, SEC regulations require them to report their transaction within two days. This week we saw notable increases in Real Time activity from Larry Robbins, Steven Cohen and Robert Karr. More...

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Joho's Robert Karr Trims Top Holdings
The portfolio of Robert Karr’s Joho Capital currently lists 16 stocks, two of them new, a total value of $1.33 billion, and a quarter-over-quarter turnover of 5%. The portfolio is weighted with top three sectors: technology at 66.2%, consumer defensive 18.41% and healthcare at 7.6%. According to the GuruFocus Score Board of Gurus, the stocks bought by Robert Karr in the past 12 months have an average return of 79.33%. More...

INTERNET CONTENT & INFORMATION, PACKAGED FOODS, SEMICONDUCTOR MEMORY


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Keep It Simple - Robert Karr’s Top Three
As a devoted disciple to his investing Guru Julian Robertson, Robert Karr is famed as one of the “Tiger Cubs" and keeps his investments simple. An expert in Asian markets, Karr is the founder of his employee-owned hedge fund Joho Capital. Holding concentrated positions in new technology companies, Karr’s portfolio is weighted with a large technology sector at 64.3%, followed by consumer defensive at 28.6%. His updated portfolio contains 14 stocks, two of them new, with a total value of $902 million and a quarter-over-quarter turnover of 26%. More...

ONLINE MEDIA, CONSUMER PACKAGED GOODS


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Robert Karr Buys Baidu, Micron Technology, Yelp, Sells Yum Brands, New Oriental Education, Facebook
Robert Karr is the founder of hedge fund Joho Capital. He is one of the Tiger Cubs, the hedge fund managers who learned from the legendary Julian Robertson. Robert Karr tends to hold very concentrated positions in the area of new technologies. His stock picks performed the best among our gurus, according to the Scoreboard of Gurus. More...

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Online Media Guru and Tiger Cub Robert Karr Buys 2 New Stocks
Robert Karr is the founder of Joho Capital who learned the investing trade under legendary hedge fund manager Julian Robertson. He runs a concentrated portfolio of 14 stocks and specializes in online media stocks. His top three holdings – Google Inc. (GOOG), Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN) and Baidu Inc. (BIDU) – comprise more than 50% of the portfolio. More...

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Robert Karr’s Joho Capital Makes First Increase to Yelp Stake
Joho Capital, founded by investing Guru Robert Karr, reported adding onto its stake in online search and review site, Yelp (YELP), on Jan. 18, according to GuruFocus Real Time Picks. Representing an 8.94 percent increase, this was the firm’s first time buying shares of Yelp since the stock joined Joho’s portfolio a month ago. More...

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Joho Capital Gives In to Yelp’s Dip, as Competition for the Tech Stock Lies Ahead
As stock of online search and review site Yelp (YELP) slacked on Monday after news circulated about a new-found rivalry in the update of Facebook (FB)’s "Nearby" feature, hedge fund firm Joho Capital saw light in the opportunity and pursued Yelp as a new buy. More...

JOHO, ROBERT KARR, FACEBOOK, YELP


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Guru Stocks at 52-Week Lows: CHT, CCL, TLK, YPF, KT
According to GuruFocus list of 52-week lows, these Guru stocks have reached their 52-week lows. More...

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Interesting Top Holdings from Robert Karr
Robert Karr is the founder of Joho Capital in 1996. He gained much of his knowledge from the legendary Julian Robertson. More...

COMMERCIAL AEROSPACE, TECH STOCKS, GURU INVESTMENT, LONG TERM VALUE


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Hedge Fund Joho Capital Buys GOOG, SINA, Sells YHOO, HMIN, SVN, DATE, MR, RDA
Robert Karr is the founder of hedge fund Joho Capital. He is one of the Tiger Cubs, the hedge fund managers who learned from the legendary Julian Robertson. Robert Karr tends to hold very concentrated positions in the area of new technologies. His stock picks performed the best among our gurus, according to the Scoreboard of Gurus. More...

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Hedge Fund Joho Capital Buys EL, KT, KH, XRS, RDA, XRS, NVDA, Sells MR, GOOG, BIDU
Robert Karr at hedge fund Joho Capital reported his Q4 portfolio. As of 12/31/2010, Joho Capital owns 13 stocks with a total value of $616 million. These are the details of the buys and sells. More...

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Robert Karr Buys Mindray Medical International Ltd., Cninsure Inc., Suntimes Media Group Inc., Sells Mindray Medical International Ltd.
Robert Karr is the founder of Joho Capital. He is one of the Tiger Cubs, the hedge fund managers who learned from the legendary Julian Robertson. This is his Q4 portfolio update. Robert Karr started a few new positions in Chinese stocks. More...

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