David Einhorn

David Einhorn

Last Update: 08-14-2018

Number of Stocks: 29
Number of New Stocks: 6

Total Value: $3,136 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 2%

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 (%)
20171.521.71-20.2
20167.211.99-4.8
2015-20.21.24-21.4
3-Year Cumulative-13.2 (-4.6%/year)38 (11.3%/year)-51.2 (-15.9%/year)
20148.713.47-4.8
201319.632.3-12.7
5-Year Cumulative12.9 (2.5%/year)107.2 (15.7%/year)-94.3 (-13.2%/year)
20127.115.99-8.9
20112.11.90.2
20101115.05-4.1
200932.126.355.7
2008-17.6-36.7919.2
10-Year Cumulative49.1 (4.1%/year)125 (8.4%/year)-75.9 (-4.3%/year)
20075.95.140.8
200624.415.858.5
200514.24.839.4
20045.210.7-5.5

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: 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 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...
Tesla, Brighthouse Sink David Einhorn’s Portfolio Einhorn laments poor performance in conference call to discuss 15.4% loss
In a conference call Wednesday, Greenlight Capital investor David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) shed some light on the reasons for lackluster returns, attributing the year’s loss primarily to a long position in Brighthouse Financial (NASDAQ:BHF) and a Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) short. Read more...
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Commentaries and Stories

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Warren Buffett’s New Guru Page, Part 2 A look at the new current portfolio and sector weightings pages Warren Buffett, David Einhorn, David Tepper, Bill  - Warren Buffett’s New Guru Page, Part 2
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Why Does David Einhorn's Favorite Stock Keep Falling? Brighthouse Financial has gone nowhere but down since its IPO David Einhorn, Warren Buffett - Why Does David Einhorn's Favorite Stock Keep Falling?
One of the few stocks I have been keeping a close eye on this year is Brighthouse Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:BHF). More...

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David Einhorn's Winning Stocks in a Down Year Most of the famed value investor's picks have increased David Einhorn - David Einhorn's Winning Stocks In A Down Year
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio), an investor whose talents won him acclaim with his Greenlight hedge fund since its founding in 1996, hit a bad patch this year. The firm tacked a 6.5% slide to its performance in August, placing its loss for the first eight months of the year at 20.9%. That return is putting the firm on pace for the worst performance of its history, falling below the 20.2% loss of its previous worst year, in 2015. More...

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US Market Remains Significantly Overvalued Despite Tech Slip Buffett’s market indicator remains near all-time high, but Facebook and Twitter drag Nasdaq lower Warren Buffett, David Einhorn - US Market Remains Significantly Overvalued Despite Tech Slip
The U.S. stock market remains significantly overvalued following the Labor Day weekend, with Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)’s market indicator reaching 148.3% on Wednesday. More...

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Behavioral Investing: The Value of an Investment Diary Keeping a written record of our thoughts and decisions can help us avoid two self-defeating biases Jeremy Grantham, David Einhorn, George Soros - Behavioral Investing: The Value Of An Investment Diary
Bubbles come and bubbles go, and although the details differ, each time the path remains familiar. So why don’t we learn from our past mistakes? More...

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The Human Trader's Secret Weapon 'Choosing individual stocks without any idea of what you’re looking for is like running through a dynamite factory with a burning match' Joel Greenblatt,David Einhorn - The Human Trader's Secret Weapon
"Choosing individual stocks without any idea of what you’re looking for is like running through a dynamite factory with a burning match. You may live, but you’re still an idiot." -- Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) More...

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David Einhorn Drops Retail, Buys Retail in 2nd Quarter Greenlight investor David Einhorn stuck to one category in the 2nd quarter David Einhorn - David Einhorn Drops Retail, Buys Retail In 2nd Quarter
Greenlight investor David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) stuck to one category in the second quarter, buying six stocks in the retail sector, he reported Tuesday. More...

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Arnold Schneider’s Top 5 Buys in 2nd Quarter Top buys include Einhorn’s Brighthouse Financial Arnold Schneider, David Einhorn, Chuck Royce - Arnold Schneider’s Top 5 Buys In 2nd Quarter
Arnold Schneider (Trades, Portfolio), founder and chief investment officer of Schneider Capital Management, disclosed on Monday that his five top buys for the second quarter were Brighthouse Financial Inc. (NASDAQ:BHF), SM Energy Co. (NYSE:SM), Manitowoc Co. Inc. (NYSE:MTW), Arconic Inc. (NYSE:ARNC) and American International Group Inc. (NYSE:AIG). More...

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Chris Davis’ Top 3 Buys in 2nd Quarter Top buys include Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital Re Chris Davis, David Einhorn - Chris Davis’ Top 3 Buys In 2nd Quarter
Chris Davis (Trades, Portfolio), portfolio manager of the Davis Financial Fund, disclosed on Monday three new positions for the second quarter: Greenlight Capital Re Ltd. (NASDAQ:GLRE), HCP Inc. (NYSE:HCP) and Switch Inc. (NYSE:SWCH). More...

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2 Stocks Warren Buffett and David Einhorn Agree On The investors have still butted heads in the past Warren Buffett,David Einhorn - 2 Stocks Warren Buffett And David Einhorn Agree On
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David Einhorn Down 18% Postmortem Learning from losses with Greenlight Capital founder David Einhorn - David Einhorn Down 18% Postmortem
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Tesla, Brighthouse Sink David Einhorn’s Portfolio Einhorn laments poor performance in conference call to discuss 15.4% loss David Einhorn - Tesla, Brighthouse Sink David Einhorn’s Portfolio
In a conference call Wednesday, Greenlight Capital investor David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) shed some light on the reasons for lackluster returns, attributing the year’s loss primarily to a long position in Brighthouse Financial (NASDAQ:BHF) and a Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) short. More...

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David Einhorn’s Twitter Falls on Weak Monthly Active User Outlook Stock tumbles 19% despite reporting strong second-quarter revenues and daily active user growth David Einhorn - David Einhorn’s Twitter Falls On Weak Monthly Active User Outlook
Twitter Inc. (NYSE:TWTR), a major David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) holding, said in its second-quarter shareholder letter that revenues increased 24%, driven by ongoing improvements to the service and improved advertiser return on investment. More...

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Warren Buffett and David Einhorn’s General Motors Falls on Lower Earnings Guidance Auto manufacturers are trimming full-year earnings per share guidance on anticipated increase in commodity costs Warren Buffett, David Einhorn, MOHNISH PABRAI - Warren Buffett And David Einhorn’s General Motors Falls On Lower Earnings Guidance
General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM), a major holding of Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) and David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio), said second-quarter earnings results were adversely impacted by commodity pricing and foreign currency devaluations in South America. Such headwinds also impacted other auto manufacturing companies, including Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) and Mohnish Pabrai (Trades, Portfolio)’s Ferrari NV (NYSE:RACE). More...

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David Einhorn's Returns Sink 15% in 1st Half 2018 Short positions boast highest returns in the market David Einhorn - David Einhorn's Returns Sink 15% In 1st Half 2018
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) ended June down 5.8% as some of his largest holdings slumped. More...

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David Einhorn's Favorite Value Stock Is Only Getting Cheaper Should you overlook this undervalued equity? David Einhorn - David Einhorn's Favorite Value Stock Is Only Getting Cheaper
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David Einhorn's Top Trades in 1st Quarter Greenlight initiates 9 positions, discards JC Penney David Einhorn - David Einhorn's Top Trades In 1st Quarter
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio)’s Greenlight Capital initiated a total of nine positions in the early months of the year. More...

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David Einhorn Boosts Ensco, Buys IAC/InterActive, Tapestry, Abercombie Guru's largest buys of 1st quarter David Einhorn - David Einhorn Boosts Ensco, Buys IAC/InterActive, Tapestry, Abercombie
Greenlight Capital leader David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) bought shares of the following stocks in the first quarter. More...

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In Defense of David Einhorn The Institutional Investor and Bloomberg attacked Einhorn for mediocre results based on flawed reasoning David Einhorn - In Defense Of David Einhorn
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) is not having a great year, which was exemplified when investors recently pulled several billion dollars from Greenlight Capital. His losing streak has been going on for a while now, so the press is starting to pick on him a bit. This is especially noticeable as the Institutional Investor and Bloomberg just double-teamed him. More...

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Francisco Garcia Paramés’ Top 4 Buys in 1st Quarter Self-taught follower of Buffett’s investing approach discloses quarterly portfolio David Einhorn,Prem Watsa - Francisco Garcia Paramés’ Top 4 Buys In 1st Quarter
Francisco Garcia Paramés, chief investment officer of Cobas Asset Management, disclosed on Friday that he added eight new positions to his portfolio during the first quarter. The top 4 buys based on portfolio impact are Ensco PLC (NYSE:ESV), OCI NV (XAMS:OCI), Shire PLC (NASDAQ:SHPG)(LSE:SHP) and KT Corp. (NYSE:KT). More...

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