David Tepper

David Tepper

Appaloosa LP
Last update 2018-11-14 36 Stocks (3 new)
Value $5.61 Bil Turnover 6 %
Top Holdings: MU(29.03%) FB(9.68%) IRL:AGN(6.77%) HKG:BABA(4.41%) GOOG(4.26%)
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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.

Historical Allocation of Stock, Bonds, Cash

Performance of Appaloosa Investment LP I

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A Taxpayer Bailout May Be the Only Option for PG&E
After Moody's and S&P both downgraded its credit rating to junk, the utility giant may now be in a liquidity crisis
529 Views    Matt Winkler    2019-01-11 19:13
2 Energy Stocks to Consider as Oil Prices Rise on Trade Talks, Supply Cuts
These companies are trading below Peter Lynch value
353 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2019-01-08 17:35
David Tepper Says He Is a 'Buy' in Market Decline
Appaloosa hedge fund manager takes advantage of lower prices
1263 Views    Holly LaFon    2018-12-24 17:40
Warren Buffett’s Market Indicator Drops Below 125% Ahead of Christmas
Stock market remains significantly overvalued, but number of Benjamin Graham net-nets are increasing
1294 Views    James Li    2018-12-21 21:31
Energy Transfer: A Guru Bargain Stock
Company insiders and top money managers are buying into this blue-chip stock
522 Views    Jonathan Poland    2018-12-21 17:20
David Tepper’s Top 5 Holdings
Guru’s top holding as of the 3rd quarter is semiconductor manufacturer Micron Technology
816 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2018-12-05 19:42
A Pharmaceutical Company With a Resilient Portfolio and Solid Pipeline
Allergan is a very interesting play in the pharmaceutical sector
219 Views    Bram de Haas    2018-11-29 22:28
John Buckingham’s Top 6 Buys in 3rd Quarter
Top buys include Tepper’s Micron Technology and 4 exchange-traded funds
315 Views    James Li    2018-11-20 22:56
David Tepper Boosts Klarman’s PG&E, Slims Facebook in 3rd Quarter
Top buy is in Californian utility hurt by ongoing wildfires, but sells outweigh buys
386 Views    James Li    2018-11-15 23:02
Top Fund Buys: Facebook and Wells Fargo Rule
Hedge funds have been increasing their positions in Facebook and Wells Fargo recently
298 Views    Rupert Hargreaves    2018-11-15 21:07

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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?
2049 Views    Robert Abbott    2017-03-21 20:35
These 10 Principles Will Help You Beat the Market
A value investor's insights
3465 Views    Arjun Chan    2016-04-06 17:33
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?
2660 Views    Yamil Berard    2018-07-05 21:38
David Tepper Discusses Allergan Investment, Market Valuation
Tepper thinks the market is fully valued but has other factors going for it
1537 Views    Holly LaFon    2017-03-08 21:08
David Tepper Raises Bet on Allergan and Adds 2 New Positions in Latest Quarter
Tepper made significant increase to Allergan
2284 Views    Holly LaFon    2016-08-15 19:05
Tepper Boosts Stake in TerraForm Power, Increases Pressure on Board
Merger that dropped share price poses threat to shareholder value, Tepper said
2459 Views    Holly LaFon    2015-12-08 22:48
Despite Volatility, David Tepper Continues to Bet on Micron Technology
The stock now makes up nearly 25% of the guru's portfolio
1737 Views    Jonathan Poland    2018-08-21 16:15
David Tepper Sends Open Letter to TerraForm Board
Guru questions business decisions of SunEdison
1218 Views    Bram de Haas    2015-12-02 16:51