David Einhorn

David Einhorn

Last Update: 05-15-2018

Number of Stocks: 35
Number of New Stocks: 9

Total Value: $3,990 Mil
Q/Q Turnover: 3%

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 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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Commentaries and Stories

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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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Einhorn's Presentation at the Sohn Conference 2018 Einhorn is short Assured Guaranty David Einhorn - Einhorn's Presentation At The Sohn Conference 2018
At the Sohn conference 2018 David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) of Greenlight Capital presented another short idea. His target is a medium-sized bond insurance company called Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO). Just after Einhorn's thesis leaked and the company issued a defensive press release I wrote about it here on GuruFocus. Now, Einhorn's presentation, which I didn't have at the time of the original article, contains juicy additional information! For good measure, the timeline was like this: More...

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Twitter Slumps Following Earnings Beat With Outlook Caution Twitter did great but says the pace can't continue David Einhorn,Jeremy Grantham - Twitter Slumps Following Earnings Beat With Outlook Caution
Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) shares fell 4.25% Wednesday afternoon after the company reported first-quarter results ahead of analysts’ expectations early in the morning. More...

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Did David Einhorn Sniff Out Another One? David Einhorn presented a short case for Assured Guaranty at the Sohn Investment Conference David Einhorn - Did David Einhorn Sniff Out Another One?
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio) presented a short idea at the Sohn conference called Assured Guaranty (NYSE:AGO), which is an unusual insurer. According to its website, Assured Guaranty guarantees "scheduled principal and interest payments when due on municipal, public infrastructure and structured financings." More...

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Want to Trade Ford Before Tomorrow's Earning Call? If you buy on earnings, get in before the market closes tomorrow Warren Buffett, David Einhorn, Jim Simons, Steven - Want To Trade Ford Before Tomorrow's Earning Call?
Chances are Ford Motor Co.'s (NYSE:F) profits will be strong thanks to the Trump administration’s corporate tax cuts.The company, however, is being traded like a small business right now, despite generating almost $2 per share in net income on $156 billion in revenue. But traders are pricing it like it will be out of business in six years. More...

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Notes on Barry Ritholtz Interviews of Joel Greenblatt Joel Greenblatt runs a mutual fund that received 5 stars by Morningstar. Interviewed by Barry Ritholtz David Dreman,David Einhorn - Notes On Barry Ritholtz Interviews Of Joel Greenblatt
Barry Ritholtz of Masters in Business interviewed Joel Greenblatt (Trades, Portfolio) who runs the Gotham Index Plus Fund (GINDX) which received 5 stars by Morningstar. He's also the author of a number of investment books like "You Can Be a Stock Market Genius," "The Magic Formula" and "The Big Secret." You can find a full list on his Amazon author page. More...

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Highlighting David Einhorn's Top 3 Holdings A review of GM, AerCap and Brighthouse Financial David Einhorn - Highlighting David Einhorn's Top 3 Holdings
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio)'s Greenlight Capital did not perform well in first-quarter 2018. The guru lost no less than 13.6%. Einhorn told investors losses were broad but generally shallow.  More...

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David Einhorn’s Greenlight Drops 11.8% in 1st Quarter Value investor's fund dipped a further 2% in March, its best monthly performance all year David Einhorn - David Einhorn’s Greenlight Drops 11.8% In 1st Quarter
Losses at David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio)’s $7 billion Greenlight Capital totaled 11.8% for the first quarter as the fund dipped a further 2% in March, its best monthly performance all year. More...

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Analysts Raise Time Warner to 'Buy' It's inevitable that the company will draw other suitors if AT&T deal collapses David Einhorn, Seth Klarman, David Abrams, Stanley - Analysts Raise Time Warner To 'Buy'
A growing number of Wall Street analysts are predicting regulatory approval of AT&T Inc.’s (NYSE:T) bid for Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) by summer’s end. More...

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Investors Betting on Time Warner-AT&T Merger Investors believe the government has a weak case in its antitrust suit to block merger Andreas Halvorsen,David Einhorn - Investors Betting On Time Warner-AT&T Merger
Investors who have been preparing for the big showdown between AT&T (NYSE:T) and the Justice Department over the takeover of Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) haven’t much longer to wait. More...

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David Einhorn Trims General Motors, Sells Hewlett Packard Guru's largest sales of the 4th quarter David Einhorn - David Einhorn Trims General Motors, Sells Hewlett Packard
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio), founder of Greenlight Capital, sold shares of the following stocks during the fourth quarter. More...

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Einhorn Discusses Worst Ever Performance for Greenlight Einhorn’s long portfolio declined 5.5% for the month, versus the nearly 6% rise in the S&P 500 David Einhorn - Einhorn Discusses Worst Ever Performance For Greenlight
David Einhorn (Trades, Portfolio)’s $7 billion Greenlight Re hedge fund turned in its worst performance ever compared to the S&P 500 in January. 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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