David Tepper
David Tepper
Appaloosa LP
Last update 2018-08-14 48 Stocks (6 new)
Value $8.70 Bil Turnover 9 %
Top Holdings: MU (24.43%) FB (11.34%) AGN (6.5%) BABA (5.64%) AABA (5.4%)
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David Tepper Profile

David Alan Tepper is the founder of Appaloosa Management, which is a $3 billion hedge fund investment firm based in Chatham, N.J., just west of New York City. David Tepper initially became interested in the stock market as a young boy watching his father trade stocks in his hometown of Pittsburgh. Today, as president and founder of Appaloosa Management, Tepper has earned an international reputation for producing some of the highest returns amongst fund managers on Wall Street. He earned a master of science in industrial administration from Carnegie Mellon in 1982. He donated a record $55 million to the Graduate School of Industrial Administration. The gift is the largest donation to Carnegie Mellon University in its 104-year history.

David Tepper Investing Philosophy

He is a distressed-debt specialist, was once considered to be the hottest investor on wall street.

David Tepper Total Holding History ($B)

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Commentaries and Stories
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David Tepper Still Loves Battleground Stock Micron
Tepper calls the low-PE stock one of the 'most hated in the world'
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972 Views    Holly LaFon    2018-09-17 22:18
David Tepper Takes His S&P 500 Exposure Down to 25% Because of Tariffs
The guru is shifting from bullish to very cautious
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175 Views    Bram de Haas    2018-09-13 22:14
Vistra Energy Is a Super Investor Lovefest
Billionaire gurus are piling into the stock
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180 Views    Jonathan Poland    2018-08-31 18:22
David Tepper Sells Facebook, Alibaba
Guru’s largest sales of the 2nd quarter
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268 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2018-08-28 15:42
Despite Volatility, David Tepper Continues to Bet on Micron Technology
The stock now makes up nearly 25% of the guru's portfolio
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1737 Views    Jonathan Poland    2018-08-21 16:15
5 Undervalued Stocks With Positive Earnings Estimates
Carriage Services tops the list
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252 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2018-08-20 19:53
Tech Became Hedge Funds' Most-Hated Sector Last Quarter
Facebook, Microsoft among the stocks most sold by hedge funds
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112 Views    Rupert Hargreaves    2018-08-16 18:42
David Tepper Picks Up 6 Stocks in 2nd Quarter
Guru’s largest new position is KeyCorp
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874 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2018-08-15 21:55
The Case for Facebook
Overlook Zuckerberg selling $340 million worth of stock in the last two months and focus on the long term
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79 Views    Jonathan Poland    2018-08-14 19:25
David Tepper, Andreas Halvorsen Hit by Facebook Plunge
Facebook also the most-bought stock of investors GuruFocus tracks
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658 Views    Holly LaFon    2018-07-27 20:56

Top Ranked Articles
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David Tepper Takes Big Risks for Big Rewards
What can we learn from looking into the life and work of the top scoring guru?
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2018 Views    Robert Abbott    2017-03-21 20:35
These 10 Principles Will Help You Beat the Market
A value investor's insights
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3462 Views    Arjun Chan    2016-04-06 17:33
David Tepper Discusses Allergan Investment, Market Valuation
Tepper thinks the market is fully valued but has other factors going for it
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1531 Views    Holly LaFon    2017-03-08 21:08
David Tepper's Little-Known Conviction Picks
Fans of the rock star investor are familiar with his stakes in Facebook, Micron and Allergan. But what about a few other notable performers?
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2656 Views    Yamil Berard    2018-07-05 21:38
Why I’m Bullish on Auto Stocks
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1583 Views    Charles Sizemore    2015-01-08 20:55
David Tepper Sends Open Letter to TerraForm Board
Guru questions business decisions of SunEdison
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1214 Views    Bram de Haas    2015-12-02 16:51
Tepper Boosts Stake in TerraForm Power, Increases Pressure on Board
Merger that dropped share price poses threat to shareholder value, Tepper said
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2456 Views    Holly LaFon    2015-12-08 22:48
David Tepper Raises Bet on Allergan and Adds 2 New Positions in Latest Quarter
Tepper made significant increase to Allergan
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2284 Views    Holly LaFon    2016-08-15 19:05