Why Philip Morris’s Q3 Earnings Didn't Meet Analyst Estimates

Philip Morris International (PM) announced its 3Q17 earnings on October 19. The company posted adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.27 on revenues of $7.47 billion.

Pre-Market Report: Global Markets Start the Week on a Stable Note

On October 23, the Shanghai Composite Index closed at 3,380.70 after rising 0.06%. The SPDR S&P China ETF (GXC) rose 0.68% on October 20, 2017.

Procter & Gamble Didn't Impress Investors in 1Q18

Procter & Gamble reported mixed fiscal 1Q18 results. It topped analysts’ EPS estimate. However, sales remained shy of analysts’ consensus estimate.

PPG Industries Stock Rose, Posted Strong Earnings in 3Q17

PPG Industries announced its 3Q17 earnings on October 19 before the markets opened. It reported revenue of $3.77 billion—an increase of 3.0% on a YoY basis.


A Key Overview of Highfields Capital’s 4Q14 13F

Highfields Capital Management is an investment management firm that manages private investment funds and caters to pension funds, philanthropic and charitable foundations, and endowments.

Key Takeaways from Luxor Capital's Fourth Quarter 13F Filing

Luxor Capital’s investment style is a long-term value-oriented approach and its portfolio has a balanced mix of both equity and fixed income securities.

Highlights of Ascend Capital’s 4Q14 Holdings

Ascend Capital is a US-based hedge fund. Its US long portfolio fell from $3.38 billion in the third quarter to $2.60 billion in the fourth quarter.

Takeaways from JAT Capital's Fourth-Quarter 13F

Companies belonging to the technology sector represented over 50% of JAT Capital’s US long portfolio.

Key Takeaways from Citadel Advisors’ 4Q14 Portfolio

Citadel Advisors’ 4Q14 portfolio increased by 3.63% to $82.66 billion from $76.77 billion in 3Q14.

Highlights of Blue Ridge Capital’s 4Q14 Holdings

The US long portfolio size of Blue Ridge Capital fell from $8.45 billion in the third quarter to $8.23 billion in the fourth quarter.

JANA Partners Goes Activist on Computer Sciences Corporation

According to JANA Partners, Computer Sciences Corporation is undervalued and is an attractive investment opportunity.

Highlights of Farallon Capital Management's 4Q14 Holdings

The total value of Farallon Capital Management’s US long portfolio increased to $7.32 billion in 4Q14 from $6.23 billion in 3Q14.

Davidson Kempner's Important 4Q14 Position Changes

Davidson Kempner Capital Management’s reportable fourth quarter portfolio totaled $3.1 billion, up from $2.1 billion in 3Q14.

Highlights of Point72 Asset Management’s Holdings in 4Q14

Steven Cohen’s Point72 Asset Management disclosed new positions in its 13F filing last month. The fund’s portfolio increased by 7.25% to $14.25 billion in 4Q14.

Key Takeaways from Fairholme Capital's 4Q14 13F

Fairholme Capital’s collective funds hold in excess of ~$7.0 billion in net assets, of which roughly 94% is concentrated in FAIRX.

Why Marcato Capital Pushed Sotheby's to Buy Back Stock

This article discusses Marcato Capital Management’s activist pressure on Sotheby’s (BID).

What Investors Should Know about The Baupost Group's 4Q14 13F

The Baupost Group generated $21.5 billion in returns over its history. The recent 13F filing revealed that its 4Q14 portfolio declined more to $5.09 billion.

Highlights of Viking Global Investors' 4Q14 Positions

Viking Global Investors is an US-based hedge fund. The total value of Viking Global’s US long portfolio decreased to $21.78 billion in 4Q14.

Analyzing Eminence Capital's Key Positions in 4Q14

This article provides an overview of the notable positions that Eminence Capital traded during the fourth quarter of 2014.

Teachers pension fund: Main position trades in 4Q14

In this series, we’ll go through some of the top Teachers holdings traded in the quarter that ended in December.

Key Highlights of ValueAct Capital's 4Q14 Portfolio

ValueAct opts for long-term positions in companies that it believes are undervalued. With its significant stake, the fund works with the company to improve shareholder returns.

H Partners calls for management shakeup at Tempur Sealy

In a letter to Tempur Sealy, H Partners said the company’s stock has “underperformed the company’s mattress sector peers and the S&P 500 Index.”

Glenview Capital's increased stake in Cadence Design Systems

Glenview Capital increased its position in Cadence Design Systems by 3.25 million shares, bringing its position to 17.7 million shares in the company.

Highlights of Renaissance Technologies' 4Q14 positions

Renaissance Technologies’ portfolio increased to $41.42 billion in the fourth quarter, compared to $36.52 billion in the third quarter.


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