San Francisco-based HMI Capital filed a 13G this morning disclosing a 6.11% position in SailPoint Technologies Holdings (SAIL). The software company was HMI's #12 holding as of the second quarter's close. But after HMI Capital increased its SailPoint stake by 162%, purchasing 3.4 million additional shares as...
Tiger Global has been selling Sunrun shares as fellow "Tiger Cub" Coatue Management buys shares of the solar systems retailer. Sunrun Inc. (RUN) has been a huge winner for Tiger Global, surging 352% year-to-date. But since Oct. 1, the $41B hedge fun run by Chase Coleman has...
In the roaring stock market of the 1920's, it was common for groups of shrewd traders to secretly accumulate big stakes in a stock, then promote it, and drive up the price. When unsuspecting buyers chased the stock higher, the manipulators would sell at a big profit,...
Back in 2013, Bloomberg ran a profile of Brad Gerstner's Altimeter Capital that described the up-and-coming hedge fund manager as an adventurer -- an amateur pilot and heli-skier who hangs out with big-time CEOs at Burning Man. The article said Gerstner wanted to build a Venture Capital...
Ark Investment Management Founder, CEO and Portfolio Manager Catherine Wood invests in what she calls "Disruptive Innovation." Wood has been successful with this approach, to say the least. Cloning Ark Investments' 13F portfolio since Q1 of 2017 would have resulted in a 39.74% annualized return. That's nearly...
Many traders know of Bruce Kovner, the cab driver turned multi-billionaire, from his interview with Jack Schwager in the classic investment book Market Wizards. As founder and Chairman of Caxton Associates from 1983 to 2011, Kovner reportedly averaged 21% annual returns. Kovner managed as much as $14 billion...
Tiger Global and Matrix Capital are the two best performing "Tiger Cubs" over the last year. In fact, the two hedge funds' long 13F returns are two of the best in the entire hedge fund universe. That's based on equal-weighted holdings of each fund's top 20 positions,...
Over the last several days SRS Investment added to its Avis Budget Group (CAR) stake. The New York-based hedge fund acquired 243,000 shares of the rental car company from Aug. 17-19. In Form 4s disclosed Wednesday, SRS reported buying the stock on the...
Fastly Inc. (FSLY) shares surged nearly 45% from July 24 through Aug 5. -- going from $78 to a high of $117.79. But since then, FSLY has pulled all the way back to $79.25. Tons of volatility, but Fastly's #1 holder -- Abdiel Capital -- hasn't sold...
If you figure out exactly what Michael Burry was up to in the second quarter of 2020, please let me know. Scion's Q2 13F portfolio released today shows that Burry dumped his #1 holding -- and new position -- from last quarter, Jack in the Box (JACK)....