David Einhorn

David Einhorn

Last Update: 02-14-2018

Number of Stocks: 43
Number of New Stocks: 19

Total Value: $5,503 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 12%

Countries: USA
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David Einhorn' s Profile & Performance

Profile

David Einhorn is President of Greenlight Capital (a value-oriented investment advisor). Through August 2006, Einhorn had achieved annual returns of 29% since starting Greenlight in May of 1996.

Web Page:http://www.greenlightcapital.com/

Investing Philosophy

Einhorn believes an investment approach emphasizing intrinsic value will achieve consistent absolute investment returns and safeguard capital regardless of market conditions. He is a noted activist investor, taking positions in companies, and then pushing management to implement changes.

Total Holding History

Performance of Greenlight Re

YearReturn (%)S&P500 (%)Excess Gain (%)
20167.211.96-4.8
2015-20.21.38-21.6
20148.713.69-5.0
3-Year Cumulative-7 (-2.4%/year)29 (8.9%/year)-36 (-11.3%/year)
201319.632.39-12.8
20127.116-8.9
5-Year Cumulative19.1 (3.6%/year)98.2 (14.7%/year)-79.1 (-11.1%/year)
20112.12.11-0.0
20101115.06-4.1
200932.126.465.6
2008-17.6-3719.4
20075.95.490.4
10-Year Cumulative55.6 (4.5%/year)95.7 (6.9%/year)-40.1 (-2.4%/year)
200624.415.798.6
200514.24.919.3
20045.210.88-5.7

Top Ranked Articles

How to Identify Mispriced Stocks Investors need to check out every upcoming spinoff and study the opportunities
On Tuesday, I talked about how there are two good approaches to finding the next stock you should research: 1) Make a list of obviously great businesses. 2) Make a list of stocks that are more likely to be mispriced than the average stock out there. Read more...
Why AerCap Holdings Is One of Only 5 Stocks Mohnish Pabrai Likes The guru is struggling to find value in the US
Mohnish Pabrai (Trades, Portfolio), one of the best and most respected value investors  today, does not like U.S. stocks. Read more...
David Einhorn Discusses Tesla, GM, Pitches Tempur Sealy at Dallas Investing Conference Guru gave best ideas at charity event
Greenlight Capital’s David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) discussed some of his favorite stock picks in an interview at the 11th Annual Great Investors’ Best Ideas Investment Symposium in Dallas on Tuesday. Read more...
David Einhorn: Why Does The Mispricing Exist? An interview with David Einhorn in which he talks about his investing process
Of all the professional value investors out there, David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) is one of the most underappreciated. While he does not attract the same attention as Seth Klarman (Trades, Portfolio) or other more controversial managers such as Bill Ackman (Trades, Portfolio), Einhorn has still achieved impressive returns. From inception (May 1996) to the end of 2016, Greenlight returned 2,090% cumulatively or 16.1% annualized net of fees and expenses. Read more...
David Einhorn’s Top 4 New Buys Guru invests in technology, chemical, retail companies in 3rd quarter
Greenlight Capital leader David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) disclosed he acquired seven new holdings in the 3rd quarter. Read more...
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A Look at David Tepper's Largest Holding Micron is up 86% in the last year with room to grow David Einhorn - A Look At David Tepper's Largest Holding
Micron Technology (NASDAQ:MU) is set to report its second quarter results on March 22. It has positioned itself to capitalize on the consumption of data. More...

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David Einhorn Starts Position in Distressed J.C. Penney in 4th Quarter Guru announces top buys from latest portfolio filing David Einhorn - David Einhorn Starts Position In Distressed J.C. Penney In 4th Quarter
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio), president of Greenlight Capital, disclosed Wednesday he established 19 positions during fourth-quarter 2017. His top six buys included a position in J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE:JCP), a moderately financially distressed retail company. More...

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What Did The World's Best Value Investors Buy Last Quarter? Top value investor buys according to 13F filings David Einhorn,Glenn Greenberg - What Did The World's Best Value Investors Buy Last Quarter?
What were value investors buying last quarter? According to 13F filings, which have to be filed by hedge funds with more than $100 million in assets under management every quarter (at the end of a 45 day period) despite the market elevated level towards the end of the year, some value investors were still adding and buying positions in their portfolios. More...

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Ford or General Motors? Both stocks look undervalued Warren Buffett, David Einhorn, Jeremy Grantham, Ji - Ford Or General Motors?
Car companies are in real trouble right now thanks to what Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) has been doing to disrupt the space. More...

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Should You Follow Einhorn Into Ensco? Is the stock worth buying? David Einhorn - Should You Follow Einhorn Into Ensco?
Earlier this week, I covered David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio)’s full-year letter to shareholders of Greenlight Capital. In the letter, the investor mentioned he had gone long offshore driller Ensco PLC (NYSE:ESV) during the fourth quarter: More...

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David Einhorn's Latest Value Picks Look Interesting The guru pitched 2 attractive value stocks in his year-end letter to investors David Einhorn - David Einhorn's Latest Value Picks Look Interesting
I have discussed David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) and his style of value investing several times before. While the past several years have not been kind to this hedge fund manager, his track record over the long term is highly impressive. Since its inception in May 1996, Greenlight Capital L.P. has returned 2,134% cumulatively. More...

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How to Identify Mispriced Stocks Investors need to check out every upcoming spinoff and study the opportunities Warren Buffett,David Einhorn - How To Identify Mispriced Stocks
On Tuesday, I talked about how there are two good approaches to finding the next stock you should research: 1) Make a list of obviously great businesses. 2) Make a list of stocks that are more likely to be mispriced than the average stock out there. More...

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David Einhorn Buys Twitter, Time Warner, Ensco Investor gives new lineup of new stocks in 4th quarter letter David Einhorn - David Einhorn Buys Twitter, Time Warner, Ensco
Greenlight Capital Re’s David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) lamented a bum year in his shareholder letter for 2017 with an investing loss of 1.6% net of fees. He also announced the new lineup of stocks he selected during the fourth quarter: Twitter, Ensco and Time Warner. More...

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David Einhorn: Why Does The Mispricing Exist? An interview with David Einhorn in which he talks about his investing process David Einhorn - David Einhorn: Why Does The Mispricing Exist?
Of all the professional value investors out there, David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) is one of the most underappreciated. While he does not attract the same attention as Seth Klarman (Trades, Portfolio) or other more controversial managers such as Bill Ackman (Trades, Portfolio), Einhorn has still achieved impressive returns. From inception (May 1996) to the end of 2016, Greenlight returned 2,090% cumulatively or 16.1% annualized net of fees and expenses. More...

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Micron Could Be the Guru Bargain Stock of 2018 2017 was a great year for Micron and the stock still has room to run David Einhorn,Jeremy Grantham - Micron Could Be The Guru Bargain Stock Of 2018
All the big name money managers seem to own a piece of the American memory and storage technology company, which is also a leading component of the next wave of Internet of Things (IoT) and Artificial Intelligent (AI) devices. What’s even better is that the Micron is currently trading at a pretty low valuation. More...

MICRON, STORAGE, MEMORY, TECHNOLOGY, NAND, DRAM


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David Einhorn's Top 5 Buys of 3rd Quarter Greenlight Capital founder releases portfolio David Einhorn - David Einhorn's Top 5 Buys Of 3rd Quarter
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio), founder of Greenlight Capital, returned 5.5% in the third quarter. Longs contributed 9.1% of the returns, and shorts detracted 2.9%. More...

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Why AerCap Holdings Is One of Only 5 Stocks Mohnish Pabrai Likes The guru is struggling to find value in the US David Einhorn, Mohnish Pabrai - Why AerCap Holdings Is One Of Only 5 Stocks Mohnish Pabrai Likes
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David Einhorn’s Top 4 New Buys Guru invests in technology, chemical, retail companies in 3rd quarter David Einhorn - David Einhorn’s Top 4 New Buys
Greenlight Capital leader David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) disclosed he acquired seven new holdings in the 3rd quarter. More...

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Ken Heebner Buys 5 Basic Materials Stocks in 3rd Quarter Guru releases quarterly portfolio Ken Heebner,David Einhorn,Mario Gabelli,Charles Br - Ken Heebner Buys 5 Basic Materials Stocks In 3rd Quarter
Capital Growth Management co-founder Ken Heebner (Trades, Portfolio) initiated 21 new positions in the third quarter. Among these, he invested in five basic materials stocks: The Chemours Co. (NYSE:CC), POSCO (NYSE:PKX), Anglo American PLC (NGLOY), Builders FirstSource Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) and Norbord Inc. (NYSE:OSB). More...

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Positive Feedback Loop of Passive Funds The popularity of passive funds may have changed the market paradigm David Einhorn, Bill Ackman - Positive Feedback Loop Of Passive Funds
The stock market keeps reaching new highs and passive fund inflows have also reached new highs. According to FactSet data, the total exchange-traded fund (ETF) inflow has reached $369 billion year to date, a new annual record with two months left in 2017. At the same time, the actively managed equity funds and hedge funds continue to suffer outflows due to poor performances. Anecdotally, even some of the best value fund managers have suffered. The Wall Street Journal reported David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio)'s Greenlight Capital had a 15% redemption in mid-year 2017. CNBC further added the fund was down 0.2% through July versus the Standard & Poor's 9% return. Bill Ackman (Trades, Portfolio)'s Pershing Square was up 0.9% year to date through July. For More...

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Positive Feedback Loop of Passive Funds The popularity of passive funds may have changed the market paradigm David Einhorn, Bill Ackman - Positive Feedback Loop Of Passive Funds
Last week, the stock market reached new highs and passive fund inflows also reached new highs. According to FactSet data, the total exchange-traded fund (ETF) inflow has reached $369 billion year to date, a new annual record with two months left in 2017. At the same time, the actively managed equity funds and hedge funds continue to suffer outflows due to poor performances. Anecdotally, even some of the best value fund managers have suffered. The Wall Street Journal reported David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio)’s Greenlight Capital had a 15% redemption in mid-year 2017. CNBC further added the fund was down 0.2% through July versus the Standard & Poor’s 9% return. Bill Ackman (Trades, Portfolio)'s Pershing Square was up 0.9% year to date through More...

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David Einhorn Discusses Tesla, GM, Pitches Tempur Sealy at Dallas Investing Conference Guru gave best ideas at charity event David Einhorn,Bruce Berkowitz,Mario Gabelli,T Boon - David Einhorn Discusses Tesla, GM, Pitches Tempur Sealy At Dallas Investing Conference
Greenlight Capital’s David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) discussed some of his favorite stock picks in an interview at the 11th Annual Great Investors’ Best Ideas Investment Symposium in Dallas on Tuesday. More...

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Rite Aid Plummets on Weak Quarterly Sales, Revenue Following failed takeover, FTC approved the sale of 1,932 stores to Walgreens last week David Einhorn,Paul Singer,Mario Gabelli,Steven Coh - Rite Aid Plummets On Weak Quarterly Sales, Revenue
Drugstore chain Rite Aid Corp. (NYSE:RAD) reported its second-quarter 2018 results before the opening bell on Sept. 28. More...

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David Einhorn Starts Hewlett Packard Enterprise Position in 2nd Quarter Most of guru’s transactions are sells David Einhorn - David Einhorn Starts Hewlett Packard Enterprise Position In 2nd Quarter
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio), president of Greenlight Capital, seeks long-term capital appreciation through investments that have the potential to achieve consistent returns and safeguard capital. During the second quarter, the activist investor entered a position in Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. (NYSE:HPE) and eliminated four positions from his portfolio: Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX), Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LBTYK), Syngenta AG (NYSE:SYT) and Cigna Corp. (NYSE:CI). More...

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Dislocations Create Fine Opportunities Hedge fund manager David Einhorn has found long and short opportunities by using multiple forms of analysis to identify gaps between intrinsic value and market value David Einhorn, Bill Ackman, Warren Buffett - Dislocations Create Fine Opportunities
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