Whitney Tilson

Whitney Tilson

Last Update: 2014-08-01

Number of Stocks: 24
Number of New Stocks: 1

Total Value: $67 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 5%

Countries: USA
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Whitney Tilson' s Profile & Performance

Profile

Whitney Tilson is the founder and Managing Partner of Kase Capital Management, which manages three value-oriented hedge funds.

Whitney Tilson was the co-founder and Managing Partner of T2 Partners LLC and the Tilson Mutual Funds. The former manages three value-oriented private investment partnerships, T2 Accredited Fund, Tilson Offshore Fund and T2 Qualified Fund, while the latter is comprised of two value-based mutual funds, Tilson Focus Fund and Tilson Dividend Fund.

Mr. Tilson is also the co-founder, Chairman and co-Editor-in-Chief of Value Investor Insight, an investment newsletter, and is the co-founder and Chairman of the Value Investing Congress, a biannual investment conference in New York City and Los Angeles.

Total Holding History

Performance of T2 Hedge Fund

YearReturn (%)S&P500 (%)Excess Gain (%)
2011-24.92.08-27.0
201010.315.06-4.8

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How About a Congratulations For Whitney Tilson On His BP Investment ?
I noticed this morning that BP shares are now above $46 after an article surfaced about Royal Dutch Shell having an interest in pursuing a merger. That is quite a rapid increase from the low of roughly $27 in June of last summer. Read more...
Jacob Wolinsky Interviews Value Investor Whitney Tilson
Slideshows From The Value Investing congress
This will be my last article on the value investing congress. Read more...
Whitney Tilson: New York Hedge Fund Roundtable
Whitney Tilson gave a presentation a few days ago at the New York Hedge Fund Roundtable. Tilson discussed “the U.S. Economic Overview, What Worries Us, Our View of the Market, The Opportunity in Large-Cap Blue-Chip Stocks Today, Three Long Ideas, An Interesting Speculation, and One Short Idea”. Below is the full presentation in scribd: Read more...
Whitney Tilson Rips BNP Paribas Over "Report" on InterOil
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Whitney Tilson Buys JetBlue, Increases 2 Other Positions Whitney Tilson - Whitney Tilson Buys JetBlue, Increases 2 Other Positions
Whitney Tilson (Trades, Portfolio) is the founder and managing partner of Kase Capital Management, a value-oriented hedge fund. Kase Capital rose 8.4% in the first quarter, compared to 1.8% for the S&P 500, fueled by long positions magicJack (CALL), Sodastream (SODA) and Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)(BRK.B). Tilson also holds a basket of five 3D printing stocks which all declined in double digit percentages in the first quarter. More...

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Whitney Tilson Discusses the State of the Market Today, Why Shorting Tesla Was the Biggest Mistake of His Career
Tilson describes himself today as "cautious" but not "bearish." More...

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Interview with Whitney Tilson at the 2014 Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting
Long-time Berkshire shareholder discusses in the video below the story of 3G Capital which partnered with Berkshire to buy Heinz. More...

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Whitney Tilson Sees 40% Upside In Berkshire Hathaway Share Price
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Kase Capital's Whitney Tilson Reports 3 New Stock Buys
Whitney Tilson (Trades, Portfolio) manages Kase Capital, a hedge fund founded in 1999 and focused on a concentrated, low-turnover portfolio. Tilson resumed leadership of the fund last year. He is primarily interested in U.S. stocks, but is branching out into more global opportunities, per his 2013 annual letter. This is not, however, because he expects trouble in the U.S. economy, as he said in his letter: More...

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Kase Capital's Whitney Tilson Reports 3 New Stock Buys Whitney Tilson - Kase Capital's Whitney Tilson Reports 3 New Stock Buys
Whitney Tilson (Trades, Portfolio) manages Kase Capital, a hedge fund founded in 1999 and focused on a concentrated, low-turnover portfolio. Tilson resumed leadership of the fund last year. He is primarily interested in U.S. stocks, but is branching out into more global opportunities, per his 2013 annual letter. This is not, however, because he expects trouble in the U.S. economy, as he said in his letter: More...

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Whitney Tilson's Kase Fund 2013 Annual Letter
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Whitney Tilson's Year-End Top Five Whitney Tilson - Whitney Tilson's Year-End Top Five
Whitney Tilson is the founder and managing partner of T2 Partners and the Tilson Mutual Funds. Along with managing these funds he also authored several investing books as well as numerous articles for "Forbes" and similar money magazines. The guru is an author and a disciple of the Graham-Dodd-Buffett-Munger school of value investing. More...

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Weekly Three-Year Low Highlight: COH, GLPI, AUO, JCP
According to GuruFocus list of three-year lows; Coach Inc., Gaming and Leisure Properties Inc., AU Optronics Corporation and J.C. Penney Co. Inc. have all reached their three-year lows. More...

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Whitney Tilson Updates His Followers on His Short Positions - Criticizes Buffett Favorite IBM
Hedge fund manager Whitney Tilson (Trades, Portfolio) sent the following e-mail to his followers on January 26, 2014.  In it he mostly discusses his short positions: More...

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Whitney Tilson - What I Have Learned in 12 Years of Shorting (Presentation)
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Whitney Tilson Responds to Lumber Liquidators' Rebuttal of His Short Thesis
Whitney Tilson sent an e-mail to his followers on Monday. More...

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Whitney Tilson Robin Hood Presentation - Why I'm Short Lumber Liquidators
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T2 Partners’ Top Third Quarter Holdings Whitney Tilson - T2 Partners’ Top Third Quarter Holdings
Whitney Tilson is the founder and managing partner of T2 Partners and the Tilson Mutual Funds. Along with managing these funds he also authored several investing books as well as numerous articles for Forbes and similar money magazines. The guru is an author and a disciple of the Graham-Dodd-Buffett-Munger school of value investing. More...

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Whitney Tilson's Top 5 New Buys Whitney Tilson - Whitney Tilson's Top 5 New Buys
Fund manager Whitney Tilson and his partners added 11 new stocks to his portfolio of 40 stocks in the third quarter, the largest of which are: Air Products & Chemicals (APD), Google Inc. (GOOG), Belo Corporation (BLC), rue21 Inc. (RUE) and SAExploration Holdings Inc. (SAEX). According to a message from Whitney Tilson himself, of the top 5 new buys, only one is his: APD. More...

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T2 Partners Update - Whitney Tilson Sells Out 29 Companies in Third Quarter Whitney Tilson - T2 Partners Update - Whitney Tilson Sells Out 29 Companies In Third Quarter
The changes in the third quarter portfolio of T2 Partners Management LP, led by Guru Whitney Tilson, include 29 sell outs, with high-impact sells of First American Financial Corp. (FAF), Apple Inc. (AAPL) and EMC Corporation (EMC). Whitney Tilson’s updated portfolio lists 40 stocks, 11 of them new, and a total value at $63 million. The quarter-over-quarter turnover is 26%. The Tilson portfolio is weighted with financial services at 32.6%, consumer cyclical at 24.8% and real estate at 11.1%. Whitney Tilson is averaging a return of 11.65% over 12 months, More...

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Whitney Tilson (Kase Capital) Quarterly Letter (Q3 2013)
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Whitney Tilson Responds to a Critic of His 'K12' Tirade
Whitney Tilson is openly short the stock of K12 (LRN). He has also been publicly critical of the company. More...

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Whitney Tilson - An Analysis of K12 And Why It Is My Largest Short Position
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Whitney Tilson - I've Never Seen More 'Target Rich' Shorts Other Than Late 1999 and 2007
Whitney Tilson wrote the following in a letter to his followers detailing his four main short ideas: More...

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