David Tepper

David Tepper

Appaloosa LP
Last update 2020-02-14 22 Stocks (2 new)
Value $3.94 Bil Turnover 13 %
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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.
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Performance of Appaloosa Investment LP I

Year Return % S&P500 % Excess Gain %
2014 2.28 13.46 -11.2
2013 42.36 32.31 10
2012 29.29 15.99 13.3
3-Year Cumulative (2012-2014) 88.25 (23.48/Year) 74.12 (20.31/Year) 14.13 (3.17/Year)
2011 -3.53 1.9 -5.4
2010 22 15.05 6.9
5-Year Cumulative (2010-2014) 121.56 (17.25/Year) 104.13 (15.34/Year) 17.43 (1.91/Year)
2009 132.72 26.35 106.4
2008 -26.72 -36.79 10.1
2007 8.88 5.15 3.7
2006 25.86 15.84 10
2005 20.55 4.83 15.7
10-Year Cumulative (2005-2014) 524.19 (20.10/Year) 108.18 (7.61/Year) 416.01 (12.49/Year)
2004 33.81 10.7 23.1
2003 148.82 28.18 120.6
2002 -24.8 -21.58 -3.2
2001 66.75 -11.76 78.5
2000 0.04 -9.75 9.8
15-Year Cumulative (2000-2014) 2507.05 (24.28/Year) 84.48 (4.17/Year) 2422.57 (20.11/Year)
1999 60.89 20.38 40.5
1998 -29.19 28.69 -57.9
1997 29.54 33.49 -4
1996 78.46 22.5 56
1995 42.06 38.06 4
20-Year Cumulative (1995-2014) 9654.15 (25.74/Year) 545.19 (9.77/Year) 9108.96 (15.97/Year)
1994 19.03 0.38 18.7
1993 57.62 10.08 47.5

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