SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

Second Wave of Moves from SAC Capital

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In another set of filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Steven Cohen and his fund, SAC Capital Advisors, have revealed a number of changes to their equity portfolio. All five filings disclose significant reductions in their stakes and follow another round of changes announced earlier this week.Cohen has decreased his fund’s exposure to Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc (NYSE:LL) by almost a half. After SAC had…
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Recent Changes in SAC Capital Advisors’ Equity Portfolio

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Steven Cohen‘s SAC Capital Advisors cut its exposure to a certain number of positions. Left with almost 16,000 shares (less than 0.10% of the company’s common stock) in PDC Energy Inc (NASDAQ:PDCE), the fund almost disposed of its previous position of 1.8 million shares in the company. Operating across the U.S., PDC Energy is an independent oil and…
Sharp Drop in Twitter Top 10 Portfolio

Sharp Drop in Twitter Top 10 Portfolio

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Over the last week the Twitter Top 10 Portfolio fell sharply. It is now down over 9% from the first Friday of the month. Every stock in the portfolio is down over the period and four of them are down more than 10%. The decline puts the portfolio below the performance of the S&P 500 Index (SPX) from the start of 2013. As I mentioned in the StockTwits…
Sharp Drop in Twitter Top 10 Portfolio

Sharp Drop in Twitter Top 10 Portfolio

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Over the last week the Twitter Top 10 Portfolio fell sharply. It is now down over 9% from the first Friday of the month. Every stock in the portfolio is down over the period and four of them are down more than 10%. The decline puts the portfolio below the performance of the S&P 500 Index (SPX) from the start of 2013. As I mentioned in the StockTwits…
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SAC Capital More Than Doubles Stake In Zynga Inc

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Steven Cohen is now Zynga Inc (ZNGA)'s biggest shareholder after his firm's latest share purchaseAccording to regulatory filings, SAC Capital Advisors, run by Steven Cohen, increased its stake in Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) to more than 5%. So far this year, the game maker’s stock has increased by about 18%. However, it is still a far cry from the all-time…
Continued Carnage in StockTwits Top 10 Portfolio

Continued Carnage in StockTwits Top 10 Portfolio

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Over the past week the StockTwits Top 10 portfolio continued to fall. It is now down 6.74% from the first Friday of the month. Seven of the stocks in the portfolio are down more than 5% and three are down more than 10%. The largest gainer is only up 3%.If you don’t know by now, the portfolio performance should alert you that the most loved (and…
SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

Top Hedge Fund Moves During March

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During the past month, hedge funds have been very active disclosing changes in their holdings. Since tracking the moves of some of the greatest hedge funds, is a part of our strategy, we would like to take a look back at the past couple of weeks and do a short recap of some of the most notable moves.One of the funds that have been particularly active…
Hudson Valley Holding Corp. (NYSE:HVB)

Basswood Capital’s Matthew Lindenbaum Elected To Hudson Valley Holding Corp. (HVB) Board Of Directors

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Matthew Lindenbaum, the manager of Basswood Capital, has gone activist on Hudson Valley Holding Corp. (NYSE:HVB). According to a recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, following a request from Basswood Capital Management, Lindenbaum was elected to Hudson Valley Holding’s board of directors effective March 24, 2014. Basswood Capital…
Insperity Inc (NYSE:NSP)

Stadium Capital Management Ups Stake In Insperity Inc (NSP)

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Stadium Capital Management, managed by Alexander Medina Seaver, has reported raising its position in Insperity Inc (NYSE:NSP). In its latest filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Stadium Capital has disclosed upping its stake in the company to 2.32 million shares from 2.06 million shares held previously. The new position amasses 9.1%…
SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

Billionaire Steven Cohen Initiates Position in Midstates Petroleum Company Inc (MPO); Boosts Stake in Zynga Inc (ZNGA)

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In two new filings with the SEC, Steven Cohen and his hedge fund SAC Capital Advisorsrevealed adding Midstates Petroleum Company Inc (NYSE:MPO) to their equity portfolio and boosting their passive stake in Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) to over 5.0% of the class A stock. In Midstates, Mr. Cohen currently owns a total of 3.55 million shares, which make the…
KING Digital IPO

King Digital vs. Facebook Inc vs. Twitter Inc: Tale Of 3 IPOs

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Wall Street's not too fond of tech stocks today, including King Digital Entertainment PLC (KING), Facebook Inc (FB) and Twitter Inc (TWTR)Today, King Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING), Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) and Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR) all have something in common, other than being tech stocks, of course. Wall Street’s dumping them all today.…
KING Digital IPO

King Digital Entertainment PLC (KING) Falls In Debut

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Shares of King Digital Entertainment PLC (KING) fell as much as 9% in early trading on its first day on the New York Stock ExchangeKing Digital Entertainment PLC (NYSE:KING), maker of the popular game Candy Crush Saga, set its initial public offering price at $22.50 a share. Shares still haven’t fallen significantly below that, as they’re still around…
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Missed the Rotation

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Did you know steel and iron stocks have been doing well, during this 30 point “dip” in FEYE? As I am tormented, daily, in SPLK and FEYE, seemingly fantastic companies, the very worst companies in the world, STLD, MTL, AKS and MT are hitting new highs. My pick for 2014, CRS, is at a new high.Telecom stocks, T, USM, VIV are doing great.Oil and gas…
Twitter Top 10 Portfolio Recovers a Bit

Twitter Top 10 Portfolio Recovers a Bit

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The Twitter Top 10 portfolio recovered a bit over the past week, but is still lagging the S&P 500 Index (SPX) from the first Friday of the year. As I mentioned last week, the picks just haven’t been able to keep momentum. If you have time take a look at the charts for this month’s picks and you’ll see some ugly patterns that don’t bode well for the…
StockTwits Top 10 Portfolio Stalls

StockTwits Top 10 Portfolio Stalls

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The StockTwits Top 10 portfolio fell over the past week. Like the Twitter Top 10 portfolio the stocks picked this month are stalling, consolidating, or falling even as the market moves to new highs. The lack of momentum suggest that rotation and churning is occurring in the market.Below is a performance chart and details of the current picks.Start…
SAC CAPITAL ADVISORS

Steven Cohen Ups His Bets on NQ Mobile Inc (ADR) (NQ)

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Steven Cohen‘s Sac Capital Advisors revealed a considerably increased its passive stake in NQ Mobile Inc (ADR) (NYSE:NQ). According to a recent 13G filing, the fund now owns 7.72 million American Depositary Shares, each representing five Class A common shares of the company. The stake amasses 5.1% of NQ’s class A common stock and is significantly…
Twitter Top 10 Portfolio Dips Below S P 500

Twitter Top 10 Portfolio Dips Below S P 500

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For the first time since tracking the Twitter Top 10 Portfolio it has dipped below the performance of the S&P 500 index (SPX). It had a very bad week and is down 5.86% over the period which was enough that SPX now out performs from the first Friday in 2013. The picks in the portfolio have had a hard time sustaining momentum since the beginning of the…
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Candy Crush-Maker King Digital Aims For $7.6 Billion Valuation

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The Candy Crush maker launches IPO as profits, revenues start to declineKing Digital Entertainment PLC, best known for Candy Crush Saga, has released more details about its upcoming IPO, setting a price range of $21 – $24 on 22 million shares (underwriters will have the option to buy an additional 3 million shares). King estimates that it earn $326…
Yahoo

Tiger Global Bolsters Stake In Yahoo, Netflix; Buys Twitter, Zynga

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Tiger Global has just released its 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. During the December quarter, the firm bought into 28 new stocks and increased its position in 15 others. It exited three stocks and cut its holdings in 10 others.Tiger Global buys Yandex, Zynga, TwitterTiger Global made some significant moves into technology…
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Tiger Global Bolsters Stake In Yahoo, Netflix; Buys Twitter, Zynga

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Tiger Global has just released its 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. During the December quarter, the firm bought into 28 new stocks and increased its position in 15 others. It exited three stocks and cut its holdings in 10 others.Tiger Global buys Yandex, Zynga, TwitterTiger Global made some significant moves into technology…
Tech IPOs

11 Tech IPOs To Look Forward To In 2014

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This year the biggest initial public offering of the year in the technology sector was Twitter Inc (NYSE:TWTR), which has skyrocketed in value in less than two months and remains nearly three times as high as its IPO price. So what will 2014 bring in terms of tech IPOs? Forbes has put together a list of 11 of the biggest tech IPOs which may happen in…

     

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