Klarman’s Baupost Buys MSFT, BP, IDIX, CPF

Interesting to see Seth Klarman opening big positions in mega-cap stocks, Microsoft (MSFT) and BP (BP). As you can see from the spreadsheet, MSFT and BP now comprise 2 of Baupost’s top 5 holdings reported in the 13F-HR. Keep in mind, he bought these stocks before the big sell-off this month. View my quick valuations [...]

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Hedge Fund Holdings For Q2 2011

If you have a strong case for other managers I should include, send me an email or post in the comments below. Also, keep in mind that I use a perl script to parse these filings into the spreadsheet format and some information may be misrepresented. As always, YMMV. Seth Klarman Q2 2011 13F Holdings [...]

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Stock Screen: Cherry-Picking Hedge Fund Q1 Buys

My stock-screening process usually involves picking a quantitative criteria set and running it against the major exchange-listed stock universe to generate a list of prospective stocks. But seeing as I just finished a review of hedge fund Q1 portfolio holdings, I wanted to look closer at select stocks chosen from the various hedge funds I [...]

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Tracking 2011 Q1 Moves by Seth Klarman and Bruce Berkowitz

Being a value investor, I always take great interest to see what long-established value gurus like Seth Klarman and Bruce Berkowitz are doing with their portfolios. While 13F-HR filings are incomplete snapshots at best as they detail no information on bonds, foreign stocks and other esoteric asset classes, some insight may still be gleaned from [...]

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Hedge Funds Report Q4 2010 Holdings

If you have a strong case for other managers I should include, send me an email or post in the comments below. Also, keep in mind that I use a perl script to parse these filings into the spreadsheet format and some information may be misrepresented. As always, YMMV. Seth Klarman Q4 2010 13F Holdings [...]

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Hedge Funds Report Q3 2010 Holdings

I’ll be reviewing these 13F-HR reports more closely in the coming days but the item that stood out at first glance: Bruce Berkowitz and the Fairholme team opening a position in General Electric (GE). While Berkowitz has been high on financials for some time now, it’s unclear if GE’s financial arm is what lured Berkowitz [...]

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