Joel Greenblatt

Joel Greenblatt

Last Update: 05-15-2017

Number of Stocks: 975
Number of New Stocks: 268

Total Value: $7,876 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 33%

Countries: USA
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  • 18 Questions With John Huber of Saber Capital Management

    1. How and why did you get started investing? What is your background?

    I’ve always loved investing. My father was an engineer but was very active investing his savings in the stock market. By extension I became interested in stocks and investing relatively early on. But I came to the world of investment management unconventionally. I began my career in real estate, doing a variety of brokerage, investment and management activities in both residential and commercial real estate, and I established a few small partnerships with family members and friends to begin buying undervalued income-producing property. We bought residential properties as well as small multifamily properties.


  • Eldorado Gold Announces Approval of Revised Normal Course Issuer Bid by the TSX

    Eldorado Gold Corp. (NYSE:EGO) (TSX:ELD) announced on Monday that The Toronto Stock Exchange has approved its revised normal course issuer bid (NCIB), which allows the Canadian miner to buy back its own shares “through the facilities of the TSX and also through alternate Canadian trading systems.”

    The NCIB grants Eldorado permission to buy back a maximum volume of 2,081,168 of its ordinary shares, or about 0.30% of the total number of shares outstanding. The company had a total of 716,587,134 issued and outstanding shares as of Nov. 28.


  • AbbVie Files for Approval of Hepatitis C Treatment in the US

    AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) announced today through PRNewswire that it has filed a New Drug Application (NDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its “investigational, pan-genotypic regimen of glecaprevir/pibrentasvir (G/P).”

    The glecaprevir/pibrentasvir (G/P) regimen has been assessed on patients infected with chronic hepatitis C that have suffered kidney damage.


  • How to Invest in Gold in 2017

    With gold trending down, many investors interested in the industry are wondering which step to take. When the time comes, one of the ways to decide which gold mining stocks to invest in is analysing the characteristics of the gold industry and learning from the gurus’ moves.

    From Jan. 1 to Feb. 28, the price of gold on the London Bullion Market increased by 15.58%, as shown by the picture below that reports the following five sub-periods characterized by different trends in the gold price since the beginning of the year.


  • CEO of Intrexon Invests in Company

    Randal Kirk (Insider Trades), CEO and 10% owner of Intrexon Corp. (XON), purchased 34,606 shares on Dec. 13. The price per share was $28.90 for a total transaction of $1,000,113.

    Intrexon uses synthetic biology to create environmentally responsible products that meet the needs of the growing world population. The company has a market cap of $3.37 billion.


  • Watchlist Wednesday: Top 5 Magic Formula Stocks

    In this edition of Watchlist Wednesday, these are the top five stocks qualifying for the Magic Formula stock screen.

    This screen is influenced by the strategy discussed by Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) in the book, "The Little Book That Still Beats the Market."


  • Joel Greenblatt More Than Doubles Home Depot Stake

    Guru Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) more than doubled his stake in The Home Depot (NYSE:HD) during the third quarter, adding 345,905 shares of the company at an average price of $133.26 per share.

    The trade had a 0.58% impact on Greenblatt's portfolio. He owns 590,129 shares of the company.


  • Whole Foods Market Keeps Getting Cheaper

    Whole Foods Market's (NASDAQ:WFM) position has 200% growth potential from this price in the next decade, making it worth the risk. Let me start with the financials.

    Revenue is up 138% since 2007 totaling over $111 billion. That’s north of $35 million per store with gross margins at 34%.


  • Transplant Patients Show Improvement With Imbruvica

    AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) announced Tuesday through PR Newswire that results indicate ibrutinib (trade name Imbruvica), a type of chemotherapy drug for the treatment of patients suffering from “chronic graft-versus-host disease (cGVHD),” is effective and safe.

    Previously, these patients underwent a “systemic therapy” based on “high dose glucocorticoids” that were unsuccessful, the company said.


  • Pioneer Investments Continues to Buy Alibaba, 8 Others

    Pioneer Investments operates in wide areas of investment vehicles: mutual funds, single manager hedge funds, funds of hedge funds, structured products, segregated and managed accounts, institutional funds. In both the second and third quarters the guru bought shares in the following stocks:

    Targa Resources Corp. (TRGP)


  • AbbVie's Imbruvica Has Favorable Response Rate Among Marginal Zone Lymphoma Patients

    On Dec. 5, AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) announced through PR Newswire the results regarding whether ibrutinib (Imbruvica), a type of chemotherapy drug for the treatment of patients suffering from relapsed / refractory marginal zone lymphoma (MZL), is effective and safe.

    Marginal zone lymphoma belongs to the family of slow-growing non-Hodgkin's lymphomas. Extranodal MZLs generally occur outside the lymph nodes and involve the mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue of some organs, such as the stomach, the ocular adnexal (eyelid, orbital tissues), gut, salivary glands, bronchial tubes, skin and thyroid. Nodal marginal zone lymphomas involve the lymph nodes direcltly.


  • AbbVie, Johns Hopkins Unite for Cancer Research

    AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV)  and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine will conduct exploration, experimentation and discovery activities related to studying cancer, according to a five-year collaboration agreement.

    The worldwide biopharmaceutical company headquartered in Lake Bluff, Illinois, and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, located in Baltimore, announced through PR Newswire yesterday that the agreement encompasses the goal of targeting disparate fields of cancer research, including lung carcinoma, bowel cancer, breast, prostate and blood tumors.


  • Leukemia Treatment Achieves Promising Results

    Juno Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:JUNO) communicated through the Business Wire on Dec. 3 that the results from the study undertaken in patients affected with lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and treated with JCAR014 were promising.

    The results were presented by the biopharmaceutical company during the 58th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting.


  • Low-Priced Retail Stocks Gurus Shopped for Ahead of Holiday Season

    Those interested in out-of-favor stocks can’t look much further than retail. In a market routinely hitting all-time highs, the consumer discretionary sector’s 1.42% one-year return makes it the worst performing, second only to health care. But the statistics for apparel and department stores are much worse, and the upcoming crucial holiday season may not help.

    Belying the worsening picture for traditional retailers were a 0.8% rise in retail and food services sales in October and 2.9% increase for the 10 months ended in October, compared to the comparable periods. At the same August-October period, clothing and accessories eked out a 0.5% gain, and sales at in general merchandise including department stores were dropping 5.2%, according to data from the Census Bureau.


  • Smith & Wesson Reports Strong Quarter, but Stock Suffers Post Election

    Smith & Wesson (SWHC) released its second-quarter earnings for fiscal 2017 on Thursday.

    The well-known gun manufacturer reported an increase in profits and revenue. For the quarter, it reported a profit of $32.5 million, or 57 cents per share, up from $12.5 million, or 22 cents per share, a year earlier. The company reported revenue between $230 million and $240 million. Analysts forecasted $237.7 million. Sales climbed 63% to $233.5 million.


  • 9 Stocks Joel Greenblatt Continues to Buy

    Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) is founder and managing partner of Gotham Asset Management LLC. In both the second and third quarters the guru bought shares in the following stocks:

    OraSure Technologies Inc. (OSUR)


  • Chuck Royce’s Top 3 New Holdings

    Chuck Royce (Trades, Portfolio) of Royce & Associates bought 51 new holdings in the third quarter. His top three new holdings are American Woodmark Corp. (NASDAQ:AMWD), Houlihan Lokey Inc. (NYSE:HLI) and Skechers (NYSE:SKX).

    Royce is the chairman and portfolio manager at Royce & Associates. His firm utilizes an active, bottom-up, risk-conscious and fundamental investment approach. It invests primarily in smaller companies and seeks great stocks that are trading for less than they estimate the company is worth.


  • 19 Questions With Matt Millard

    1. How and why did you get started investing? What is your background?

    I was very lucky to get started very young with an interest in math, finance and even investing before I turned 10. My Dad was an oil and gas entrepreneur, and we would discuss different mutual funds and companies and things regarding his business and life experience in the family home office. I was also very entrepreneurial and started with lemonade stands and car washes and eventually a lawn care business and several jobs. I wanted to invest in real estate and fortunately found a local mentor and learned and grew a lot on that experience. That led to putting together a business plan and buying a property after my first year of college and getting roommates and learning a lot very quickly through experience and not just leases, maintenance and improvements but many other little things as well.


  • Joel Greenblatt’s Top 3 New Holdings for the 3rd Quarter

    Gotham Asset Management’s Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) purchased 219 new positions in the third quarter. His top three new holdings are Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR), WestRock Co. (NYSE:WRK) and Kimberly-Clark (NYSE:KMB).

    The guru bought 596,095 shares in Danaher for an average price of $79.95 per share. The transaction had an impact of 0.6% on his portfolio.


  • Should You Buy Net-Nets or 'Desert Island' Stocks?

    Someone who reads my blog emailed me this question:

    “Do you think it's better for a small-time investor (to) buy cigar butts (Net-Nets) or to buy great companies at fair prices?"


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