Steven Cohen

Last Update: 05-26-2017

Number of Stocks: 794
Number of New Stocks: 308

Total Value: $17,943 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 52%

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Steven Cohen Watch

  • 7 Outperforming Stocks With Rising Prices

    According to GuruFocus' All-in-One Screener, the following are some of the stocks that have outperformed the Standard & Poor's 500 Index over the last 12 months and were bought by gurus during the last quarter.

    Albemarle Corp. (NYSE:ALB) with a market cap of $11.61 billion has outperformed the S&P 500 Index by 10.4% in the last year.


  • Berkshire Hathaway Invests in STORE Capital

    In its second big real estate bet in two weeks, Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.A) (NYSE:BRK.B) took a 9.8% ownership stake in STORE Capital Corp. (NYSE:STOR) on June 26.

    The real estate investment trust disclosed the conglomerate invested $377 million in the company, paying $20.25 per share for 18.6 million shares.


  • A Look at Darden Valuation

    Darden Restaurants (NYSE:DRI) shares were climbing after the open Monday, along with the market. The stock was up almost a dollar at $89.66 at 11:28 a.m. (ET). The shares reached a one-month high of almost $93 in mid-June but are up about 19% in the past five years. This way, the stock yields 2.5% if the share price stays at current levels.

    Dividends have been paid since 1995, which demonstrates Darden's commitment to returning capital to shareholders. Darden has raised its cash dividend in the past. Thanks to GuruFocus we know that during the past 13 years, Darden's highest trailing annual dividend yield was 5.94%, the lowest was 1.02%, and the median was 3.19%.


  • 7 Companies Growing Earnings and Book Value

    The following companies have boosted their revenue and earnings over the last three years.

    Lear Corp. (NYSE:LEA) has a five-year revenue growth rate of 15% and a five-year earnings per share (EPS) growth rate of 14%. The stock is trading with a price-earnings (P/E) ratio of 9.6 and has a six-month return of 4.1%.


  • Cheap Stocks With Growing EPS

    Companies with growing earnings per share (EPS) are often good investments as they can return a solid profit to investors. Here is a selection of the most undervalued companies that have five-year growing EPS, according to the DCF calculator.

    The EPS of Cal-Maine Foods Inc. (CALM) grew by 36% over the last five years.


  • Barnes & Noble Rises on Smaller-Than-Expected Loss

    Bookseller Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE:BKS) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 earnings on June 22, posting a narrower loss compared to the previous year due to lower costs and expenses.

    The company recorded a quarterly net loss of $13.4 million, or 19 cents per share, an improvement from $30.61 million, or 42 cents per share, in the comparable quarter of 2016. The company also beat analyst expectations, which was a loss of 23 cents.


  • 7 Stocks Trading Below the Peter Lynch Value

    According to the GuruFocus All-in-One Screener, several gurus are focusing on stocks whose Peter Lynch fair values are far above the current prices. The following stocks are trading with wide margins of safety and have positive performances over the past 12 months.

    JetBlue Airways Corp. (JBLU) is trading around $22.72 per share. The Peter Lynch value gives the stock a fair price of $47 so the stock is undervalued with a margin of safety of 52%. The stock started its positive upward trend three months ago; it now registers a positive performance of 13.7%.


  • Steven Cohen Bullish on Health Care Sector

    Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio), the billionaire hedge fund manager, has achieved annual average returns of 30% in the last two decades. The top fund manager buys and holds a stock for relatively short-term periods.

    In the last round of 13F filings, Point72 Asset Management reported an equity portfolio valued at $17.94 billion and a top 10 holdings concentration of 14.41%. The portfolio is mainly invested in Consumer Discretionary (21.52%), Energy (17.14%) and Health Care (18.59%) stocks. Point72 Asset Management's last 13F filing showed that the fund raised its exposure toward consumer discretionary and health care stocks, but Cohen reduced his holdings in the energy sector.


  • General Electric CEO Invests in Company

    General Electric Co. (GE) Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Immelt (Insider Trades) purchased 100,000 shares for $28.07 per share on May 15. The total transaction was $2,807,000.

    General Electric, a global digital industrial company encompassing a wide range of products from energy-saving technology to digital services, has a market cap of $243.498 billion.


  • 7 of the Worst-Performing Stocks in Gurus' Portfolios

    While gurus hold positions in these companies, the stock price and returns continue to fall. These are the worst-performing stocks over the last three months with a long-term presence in more than four gurus’ portfolios.

    Acuity Brands Inc. (NYSE:AYI) had a negative performance of 25.9% over the last six months. Three mutual funds hold the stock with a total weight of 0.06% on their portfolios.


  • Guru's Stocks With High Predictability

    According to GuruFocus’ All-in-One Screener, the following stocks have high business predictability ratings, and total returns since the beginning of the year are positive. At least five gurus are shareholders in the companies.

    ACI Worldwide Inc. (ACIW)


  • Panera Bread Agrees to JAB Holding Buyout

    Panera Bread Co. (NASDAQ:PNRA) announced April 5 it has entered a definitive merger agreement with JAB Holding Co., a European investment fund based in Luxembourg.

    JAB has agreed to pay $315 per share in cash to take over the popular restaurant chain, a total consideration of $7.5 billion.


  • Steven Cohen Gets on Match

    Point72 Asset Management founder and CEO Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) initiated a position in Match Group Inc. (NASDAQ:MTCH) on April 3.

    Founded in 2014 as a successor to SAC Capital Advisors, Cohen’s firm uses a bottom-up approach to find discretionary long-short equities. His most recently released portfolio consists of 668 stocks valued at around $14.2 billion.


  • Steven Cohen Sells Alphabet, Apple, Amazon

    Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) is a billionaire hedge fund investor and the founder of SAC Capital Advisors, a Stamford, Connecticut-based hedge fund which he continues to manage. During the fourth quarter the guru sold shares in the following stocks:

    The guru reduced his position in Alphabet Inc. Class A (GOOG) by 71.59% with an impact of -1.7% on the portfolio.


  • Insider Invests in Fiesta Restaurant Group

    Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. (NASDAQ:FRGI) director Brian Friedman purchased 660,000 shares of the company between March 1 and March 3, according to an SEC filing.

    The purchases came in three transactions at an average price of $20.25 per share. On March 1, Friedman purchased 404,354 shares. The following day, he added 196,646 shares. His final purchase of 60,000 shares occurred on March 3. He now owns a total of 721,349 shares.


  • Insider Invests in Plains GP Holdings

    Plains GP Holdings LP (PAGP) CEO and Chairman of the Board Greg Armstrong (Insider Trades) purchased 50,000 shares of the company on March 1.

    Plains GP Holdings owns an indirect, noneconomic controlling general partner interest in Plains All American Pipeline (NYSE:PAA), an energy infrastructure and logistics company headquartered in Houston. Plains GP Holdings has a market cap of $16.51 billion.


  • Stocks Steven Cohen Continues to Buy

    Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio), a billionaire hedge fund investor, is the founder of SAC Capital Advisors, a Stamford, Connecticut-based hedge fund that he continues to manage. He manages a portfolio composed of 668 stocks with a total value of $14.303 billion. In both the fourth and third quarters of 2016 the guru bought shares in the following stocks:

    LHC Group Inc. (LHCG)


  • Steven Cohen Takes Significant Stake in Build-A-Bear

    Point72 Asset Management founder Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) established a large stake in Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. (NYSE:BBW) on Feb. 17.

    Cohen founded his firm in 2014 as a successor to SAC Capital. He utilizes a fundamental, bottom-up approach to identify discretionary long-short equities. His current portfolio consists of 668 stocks and is valued at around $14.2 billion.


  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals Is a Potential Sell

    Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE:VRX) reported a net loss of $515 million during fourth-quarter 2016 based on generally accepted accounting principles and an adjusted EBITDA of $1.05 billion. For full-year 2016, the company reported a GAAP net loss of $2.4 billion, which translates to a loss per share of approximately $6.94. These values suggest that Valeant has a weakening financial outlook for 2017.

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  • Risk Reward With Urban Outfitters

    There have been 10 years of ups and downs in Urban Outfitters’ (NASDAQ:URBN) stock price while its financials continued to rise.

    Revenue increased 181% from $1.2 billion to over $3.5 billion in the last decade while net income almost doubled, going from $116 million to $227 million. This coincided with a 51 million share buyback, boosting the EPS by 175%. All in all, it’s been an amazing run.


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