Stock Pick Performance From Value Investing Congress Speakers Presenting at September's Event ~ market folly

Friday, August 30, 2013

Stock Pick Performance From Value Investing Congress Speakers Presenting at September's Event

The Value Investing Congress is only a few weeks away and will take place on September 16th & 17th in New York.  MarketFolly readers can receive discounted admission by clicking here and using code: N13MF7  This code expires tonight so be sure to take advantage.

Performance of Last Year's Picks From Speakers

We thought we'd check in on the performance of the stock picks from last year's Value Investing Congress.  These picks are from speakers who presented last year that will also be presenting again this year.

Here's the performance breakdown from October 3rd, 2012 until August 29th, 2013:

- 17 out of 21 picks outperformed the S&P 500

- Average performance of picks: +49%

- Performance of S&P 500 over same time frame: +13.3%

Jeff Ubben's Picks
Long Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) +77.1%
Long Moody's (MCO): +44.2%
Long CBRE (CBG): +14.3%
Long Motorola Solutions (MSI): +11.7%

He also mentioned these names: Halliburton (HAL): +42.5%, Adobe (ADBE) +41%, & C.R. Bard (BCR): +9.8%

Mick McGuire's Picks
Long Gencorp (GY): +50.5% 
Long Brookfield Residential Properties (BRP): +39.6%

Long Alexander & Baldwin (ALEX): +28.7%

Alex Roepers' Picks
Long Rockwood Holdings (ROC): +34.9%
Long Energizer (ENR): +34%
Long Clariant (CLN VX): +33.9%
Long FLSmidth (FLS DC): -5.7%
Long Joy Global (JOY): -45.1%

Whitney Tilson's Picks
Long Netflix (NFLX): +409.8%
Long Howard Hughes (HHC): +46%
Long Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A): +26.1%

Guy Gottfried's Picks
Long Canam Group (TSE:CAM): +81.2%
Long ClubLink Enterprises (TSE:CLK): +19.1%

Bob Robotti's Picks
Long Calfrac Well Services (TSE:CFW): +34.8%

As you can see, these managers' picks performed quite well on average.  And don't forget: each one of them will be presenting their new picks at this year's event in a few weeks along with plenty of other new speakers (full list of speakers here).

Hear Ubben, McGuire, Roepers & More Pitch Their Latest Ideas

Find out what stock picks these hedge fund managers will pitch at this year's Value Investing Congress in September.  Market Folly readers can save $800 off admission by registering here and using code: N13MF7  Remember, the code expires tonight!

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