Whitney Tilson

Whitney Tilson

Last Update: 11-03-2015

Number of Stocks: 16
Number of New Stocks: 3

Total Value: $50 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 21%

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 (%)
2011-24.92.11-27.0
201010.315.06-4.8

Top Ranked Articles

Whitney Tilson's Notes From 2016 Daily Journal Meeting Tilson's transcript of Charlie Munger's annual meeting
Tilson Explains New Short in Lumber Liquidators in 1 Word: Cancer Stock drops 15% after Whitney Tilson's presentation
Whitney Tilson (Trades, Portfolio), founder of Kase Capital Management, released a presentation Tuesday regarding his new short position in Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL), outlining six main reasons that may lead to a 50-50 chance of the company reaching bankruptcy. Read more...
Whitney Tilson's New Emails to Partners Citron’s short report on Monster Beverage
Whitney Tilson (Trades, Portfolio) on Andrew Left’s short thesis on Monster Beverage Read more...
Is Berkshire Hathaway Now a Buy? Berkshire shares look like an oddly cheap safe-haven in a turbulent market
In the past 12 months, shares of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B) have had a rare pummeling, down 15%, over double the decline of the S&P 500 (SPY). Since 2000, there have only been a handful of occasions where shares have experienced a trailing 12 month loss of this magnitude. Still, on every one of those occasions, Berkshire stock would have been a prudent buy. Read more...
Apple: Think Differently From the Analysts iPhone maker is undervalued despite bearish analyst views
Fortune had a recent article entitled "Here's Why Apple's Stock Is A Sell." The article lsited the following reasons for why Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is not worth investing in: Read more...
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Whitney Tilson's Notes From 2016 Daily Journal Meeting Tilson's transcript of Charlie Munger's annual meeting Whitney Tilson, Charlie Munger - Whitney Tilson's Notes From 2016 Daily Journal Meeting
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Kase Capital's 2015 Investor Letter Whitney Tilson looks back on the year's performance Whitney Tilson - Kase Capital's 2015 Investor Letter
Kase annual letter More...

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Wayfair's Valuation Is Not Fair Lack of profitability will push Wayfair's stock under $20 Whitney Tilson - Wayfair's Valuation Is Not Fair
Wayfair (NYSE:W) is a company that I have been bearish on for quite some time. The company may be growing revenue at a rapid pace, but investors shouldn’t focus on its revenue growth and should instead worry about profitability. More...

SHORT, TECHNOLOGY


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Berkshire Hathaway: 52% Upside, 8% Downside Whitney Tilson's updated valuation of Berkshire Hathaway Whitney Tilson - Berkshire Hathaway: 52% Upside, 8% Downside
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Tilson Explains New Short in Lumber Liquidators in 1 Word: Cancer Stock drops 15% after Whitney Tilson's presentation Whitney Tilson,Paul Tudor Jones,John Rogers - Tilson Explains New Short In Lumber Liquidators In 1 Word: Cancer
Whitney Tilson (Trades, Portfolio), founder of Kase Capital Management, released a presentation Tuesday regarding his new short position in Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL), outlining six main reasons that may lead to a 50-50 chance of the company reaching bankruptcy. More...

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Whitney Tilson on Lumber Liquidators Short Tilson Funds investor says company can't withstand cancer problems in presentation Whitney Tilson - Whitney Tilson On Lumber Liquidators Short
Whitney Tilson (Trades, Portfolio), the founder of Tilson Funds, has shorted Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL) mainly based on its cancer scare. He delivered a presentation on the company at the Harbor Investment Conference on Tuesday, called "Why I'm Short Lumber Liquidators: In a Word: Cancer." More...

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Whitney Tilson's New Emails to Partners Citron’s short report on Monster Beverage Whitney Tilson,Jim Chanos - Whitney Tilson's New Emails To Partners
Whitney Tilson (Trades, Portfolio) on Andrew Left’s short thesis on Monster Beverage More...

WHITNEY TILSON,EMAIL,VALEANT,MONSTER BEVERAGE CORPORATION,CITRON,


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Is Berkshire Hathaway Now a Buy? Berkshire shares look like an oddly cheap safe-haven in a turbulent market Warren Buffett, Whitney Tilson - Is Berkshire Hathaway Now A Buy?
In the past 12 months, shares of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A)(NYSE:BRK.B) have had a rare pummeling, down 15%, over double the decline of the S&P 500 (SPY). Since 2000, there have only been a handful of occasions where shares have experienced a trailing 12 month loss of this magnitude. Still, on every one of those occasions, Berkshire stock would have been a prudent buy. More...

LONG, BUFFET, BERKSHIRE, HATHAWAY, GEICO, UNDERVALUE, BUYBACK


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Apple: Think Differently From the Analysts iPhone maker is undervalued despite bearish analyst views Whitney Tilson - Apple: Think Differently From The Analysts
Fortune had a recent article entitled "Here's Why Apple's Stock Is A Sell." The article lsited the following reasons for why Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) is not worth investing in: More...

LONG, VALUE INVESTING


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Weekly CEO Buys Highlights Citigroup, Opko, JMP Group, Tuesday Morning, Calamos lead list, according to GuruFocus Insider Data Mario Gabelli,Whitney Tilson,David Tepper,George S - Weekly CEO Buys Highlights
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...

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Tilson: 'I Feel Like a Kid in a Candy Shop' Whitney Tilson emails investors about current market situation Whitney Tilson - Tilson: 'I Feel Like A Kid In A Candy Shop'
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Whitney Tilson on the Art of Value Investing Tilson and editor of Value Investor Insight John Heins give presentation at Google Whitney Tilson - Whitney Tilson On The Art Of Value Investing
John Heins and Whitney Tilson (Trades, Portfolio) wrote the book called “The Art of Value Investing: How the World’s Best Investors Beat the Market.” Tilson is also the founder of Kase Capital Management. You can see his portfolio on GuruFocus here. I haven’t read the book yet, but I watched the video below where the authors present an overview of their book. The video is a presentation given at Google in November 2014. My notes are below with the minute mark for the topics they cover. More...

WHITNEY TILSON, JOHN HEINS, GOOGLE


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Should You Follow Whitney Tilson Into Buying Spirit Airlines? Given Spirit's cheap valuation and bright prospects, the stock is a great buy Whitney Tilson - Should You Follow Whitney Tilson Into Buying Spirit Airlines?
Whitney Tilson (Trades, Portfolio) can have a huge impact on a company’s share price. The analyst recently disclosed that he covered his Lumber Liquidators (LL) short position and the stock soared over 24% in response. Tilson was short the stock when it was trading at roughly $60 and his analysis has proven to be correct. After the recent rally, Lumber Liquidators is trading at $17. More...

LONG, SERVICES


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Wayfair CEO: Short-Seller Tilson After Lowering Stock Price, Not Safety Tilson accused the company of selling toxic products from China Whitney Tilson - Wayfair CEO: Short-Seller Tilson After Lowering Stock Price, Not Safety
CEO of online furniture marketplace Wayfair (NYSE:W) Niraj Shah recently appeared on Bloomberg to respond to Whitney Tilson (Trades, Portfolio)'s short thesis in the company. Tilson has claimed some of Wayfair's products from China are tainted with formaldehyde. More...

WAYFAIR,WHITNEY TILSON,VALUE WALKING,LONG-TERM,BLOOMBERG,INTERVIEW,SHORT


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Norfolk Southern Receives Offer From Canadian Pacific Norfolk and Canadian Pacific will be able to deliver unsurpassed levels of safety and service to their customers after they merge Larry Robbins,Whitney Tilson,Steven Cohen,Louis Mo - Norfolk Southern Receives Offer From Canadian Pacific
Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC) completed the acquisition of the Delaware & Hudson Railway line, a subsidiary of Canadian Pacific. (CP), in September, and Canadian Pacific recently offered to buy Norfolk for $28.4 billion on a 50% cash and 50% stock transaction. More...

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Whitney Tilson's 3rd Quarter Investor Letter The latest from Kase Capital Whitney Tilson - Whitney Tilson's 3rd Quarter Investor Letter
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Whitney Tilson's Short Case Against Wayfair After success with short of Lumber Liquidators, Tilson establishes thesis for Wayfair Whitney Tilson - Whitney Tilson's Short Case Against Wayfair
Whitney Tilson (Trades, Portfolio) was very successful with his short of Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL). More...

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Whitney Tilson's Interview With Bloomberg Tilson explains his thesis for Spirit Airlines Whitney Tilson - Whitney Tilson's Interview With Bloomberg
After Whitney Tilson (Trades, Portfolio), founder of Kase Capital Management, gave his presentation at the Robin Hood Investor's Conference, he sat down for a interview with Bloomberg. Tilson discussed his two short ideas, as well as his long idea on Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE). More...

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Whitney Tilson's Robin Hood Conference Presentation Guru shares his short ideas Whitney Tilson - Whitney Tilson's Robin Hood Conference Presentation
Whitney Tilson (Trades, Portfolio), founder of Kase Capital Management, gave a presentation recently at the annual Robin Hood Conference. At the conference Tilson laid out his short thesis for Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL) and InterOil Corporation (NYSE:IOC). More...

WHITNEY TILSON ROBIN HOOD,CONFERENCE,ANNUAL,VALUE INVESTING,SHORT,


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Should You Follow Whitney Tilson Into Shorting Wayfair? Lack of profitability and unsustainable business model will soon push Wayfair's stock below $10 Whitney Tilson - Should You Follow Whitney Tilson Into Shorting Wayfair?
Whitney Tilson (Trades, Portfolio) recently reveled that Wayfair (NYSE:W) is his largest short position, and he expects the shares of the company to fall under $10 within the next 12 months. This announcement came on the back of Citron Research’s claim that Wayfair is the most mispriced stock it has seen in years and gave it a price-target of $10. More...

SHORT, TECHNOLOGY


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