The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed significantly raising the size threshold of funds required to file quarterly 13F disclosures. The SEC 13F rule change would end quarterly portfolio filings for nearly 90% of current filers. The proposal would raise the AUM threshold...
Dr. Michael Burry's Scion Capital added Jack In The Box (JACK) to its portfolio in Q1 of 2020. According to a 13F filed today, the manager, famous as the focus of the book and movie The Big Short, made the fast-food company his #2 position. It's impossible...
The Sharpe ratio is a popular way to measure the return of an investment compared to the amount of risk taken. Risk is measured as volatility or standard deviation. So, the equity managers with the highest Sharpe ratios in the WhaleWisdom database have demonstrated skill picking stocks...
For investment manager Pat Dorsey, moats are the key to value investing. The head of Dorsey Asset Management, LLC has used his understanding of competitive advantages -- otherwise known as business or economic moats -- to compile an impressive track record. Chicago-based Dorsey Asset...
What investor wouldn't want to place money with a hedge fund like Whale Rock Capital? The fund's owner and portfolio manager Alexander Sacerdote is one of the best stock pickers on the planet. Whale Rock's long-only portfolio has averaged nearly a 28% annualized return over the last...
Lottery ticket stocks are equities perceived by investors to provide a small chance of a huge payoff. Like playing the lottery, many investors find these stocks -- usually low-priced, thinly traded with little or no earnings -- very alluring. However, studies show that -- like the...
Back on April 10, 2020, Michael Burry, who gained fame as a major character in the book and movie The Big Short, filed a 13D on Gamestop Inc. (GME) disclosing that his fund Scion Asset Management, LLC owned 5.3% of GME's outstanding shares. With GME then traded...
The ten most underrated hedge funds are not famous. But the managers running these funds have consistently generated exceptional returns despite (or maybe because) they fly under the radar. The stock picks of the managers on this list have handily outperformed most of the "wizards of...
Sun Valley Gold led all hedge funds in Q2 of 2019 with a 56% 13F-based return. But the eye-popping performance by the Ketchum, Idaho-based fund comes with an asterisk, as explained below. Ketchum-based Sun Valley is a materials-focused hedge fund managed by Peter F....
Michael Burry's Scion Asset Management released its 13F showing the hedge fund's holdings at year end. Gamestop Corp (GME) remained the fund's top holding, though Scion's Q4 2019 13F showed Burry had reduced his GME position by 21% during the quarter. Maxar Technologies Ltd (MAXR), a new...