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...
Whale Rock filed a 13G on cloud software company Datadog Inc. (DDOG) on Nov. 1, disclosing a new 1.88 million share position. The $61 million stake represents 6.81% of DDOG's outstanding shares. We recently profiled Whale Rock Capital, noting that the fund's returns, based...
Scion Management's Q2 holdings are out, revealing extensive turnover orchestrated by manager Michael Burry. The renowned value investor added four new stocks to his portfolio, but closed-out eight positions, cutting the total number of long holdings in his hedge fund to just 10. Maybe...
In a classic scene from the 1967 film Cool Hand Luke, the prison warden whips an insubordinate inmate (Paul Newman) into a ditch then stands over him and seethes: “What we got here is a failure to communicate.” In a Dec. 17 letter to Houston Wire and Cable (HWCC), D3 Funds’ David Nierenberg disclosed a 9.9% stake in the company and quoted the famous movie line. But while Nierenberg was friendlier than the warden in Coll Hand Luke, his sense of frustration with his fund’s long-held investment was evident.