Mariko Gordon

Mariko Gordon

Daruma Capital Management
Last update 2018-11-14 50 Stocks (7 new)
Value $1.06 Bil Turnover 12 %
Top Holdings: KTOS(4.36%) EHC(4.32%) PLNT(4.09%) FIX(4%) WEX(3.9%)
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Mariko Gordon Profile

Mariko Gordon, CFA, is the founder of Daruma Capital Management. She started the firm in 1995 with zero assets. The firm now has more than $2 billion in assets. As of June 2013, Daruma’s Small-cap composite has outperform the Russell 2000 on 1-year, 3-year, 5-year, and 10-yaer basis. Mariko Gordon has a comparative literature degree from Princeton. This is the performance chart of her Small-Cap Composite Portfolio:

Mariko Gordon Investing Philosophy

Mariko Gordon primarily invests in small cap stocks. She runs a concentrated portfolio of 25 to 35 small cap stocks. She thinks that The best time to buy is not just when a stock offers good value, but when we can clearly define what will drive the price higher — in most cases better-than-expected sales, earnings or cash flow growth.

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Performance of Small-Cap Composite - Daruma

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Commentaries and Stories
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Mariko Gordon’s Top 5 New Buys
Small-cap guru releases 3rd-quarter portfolio
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169 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2018-11-19 19:08
1 Stock Mariko Gordon and Sarah Ketterer Agree On
Gurus share an interest in scientific research company Leidos Holdings
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131 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2018-09-26 18:07
Mariko Gordon Buys 5 New Stocks in 2nd Quarter
Small-cap guru’s largest new position is Diplomat Pharmacy
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160 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2018-08-16 16:48
Mariko Gordon Closes Positions in Red Robin, Natus Medical
Guru's largest sales of the 1st quarter
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23 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2018-05-23 19:21
Mariko Gordon’s Top 5 New Buys of the 1st Quarter
Guru’s largest new purchase was transportation and defense company
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401 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2018-05-17 19:03
Mariko Gordon Adds to Green Plains, Buys Hortonworks
Guru’s largest buys of the 4th quarter
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123 Views    Tiziano Frateschi    2018-03-05 19:58
Daruma Capital Management Likes Hostess in the 4th Quarter
The small-cap active manager opened three new positions, betting on the Twinkies maker, a paper company and an application software provider
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179 Views    Yamil Berard    2018-02-16 22:26
Mariko Gordon Starts 5 New Holdings in 3rd Quarter
Daruma leader exits four other holdings
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203 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2017-11-21 17:33
Vera Bradley Jumps on Earnings Beat
Retailer introduces Vision 20/20 initiative
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126 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2017-08-30 16:10
Mariko Gordon Gains 2 New Holdings in 2nd Quarter
Guru invests in golfing equipment company, RV manufacturer
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399 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2017-08-16 15:28

Top Ranked Articles
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1 Stock Mariko Gordon and Sarah Ketterer Agree On
Gurus share an interest in scientific research company Leidos Holdings
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131 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2018-09-26 18:07
Mariko Gordon’s Top 5 New Buys of the 1st Quarter
Guru’s largest new purchase was transportation and defense company
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401 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2018-05-17 19:03
Mariko Gordon Starts 5 New Holdings in 3rd Quarter
Daruma leader exits four other holdings
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203 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2017-11-21 17:33
Mariko Gordon Buys 5 New Stocks in 2nd Quarter
Small-cap guru’s largest new position is Diplomat Pharmacy
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160 Views    Sydnee Gatewood    2018-08-16 16:48
Who Is Mariko Gordon? A Guru to Follow
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1448 Views    Holly LaFon    2013-08-30 21:39