Realogy

  • Re/Max is Going Public

    By Evan Buck - August 19, 2013 | Tickers: RLGY, TRLA, Z

    The Denver, Colorado-based real estate company Re/Max Holdings Inc. has filed for a $100 million Initial Public Offering (IPO) with U.S. regulators, planning on listing its class A shares on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "RMAX."  Re/Max's public offering, a first for the 40-year-old company, is a sign that Re/Max wants to better ride a rising United States housing market.

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  • Billionaire Steve Mandel Playing Housing Rebound

    By Mark Yagalla - June 10, 2013 | Tickers: LEN, PHM, RLGY

    Steve Mandel's Lone Pine Capital just disclosed that it owns a 5.1% stake in realty group Realogy (NYSE: RLGY). Realogy is the world's largest franchiser of residential real estate brokerages. The company franchises the brands Century 21, Coldwell Banker, ERA, Sotheby's International Realty, and Better Homes and Gardens.

    The real estate franchise network has approximately 13,600 offices worldwide in more than 102 countries. Approximately 239 more »

  • 5 Stocks Billionaire John Paulson Is Betting On

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - May 31, 2013 | Tickers: AU, LIFE, PXP, RLGY, S

    Billionaire John Paulson’s Paulson & Co. has struggled following its spectacular success in shorting the U.S. housing market (and, for a while, being long gold), but Paulson remains one of the most widely followed hedge fund managers. His fund recently filed its 13F with the SEC, disclosing many of its long equity positions as of the end of March; see the filing on the SEC's website. We track more »

  • Hedge Fund Y/Cap Management’s Top Picks

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - May 20, 2013 | Tickers: BP, FCX, FTR, RLGY, SDRL

    Y/Cap Management is a business unit of Yield Capital Partners, which was founded by Richard Haydon in 2009. As might be inferred from the name of its parent, Y/Cap often invests in income stocks on the theory that structural factors in the market will lead to return on equities coming predominantly in the form of dividends as opposed to capital gains. The fund has also taken large positions more »

  • Billionaire Julian Robertson’s Protégé Has Quite the Mega-Hedge Fund

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - April 6, 2013 | Tickers: IHS, RLGY, SBH, VMED, WDAY

    Blue Ridge Capital is a $7 billion fund run by a key Julian Robertson protégé, John Griffin. The fund has yielded an average return of 17.83% over the past three years, on investments focused in the technology and services sectors. With that in mind, it’s not surprising that Griffin has added stocks from these sectors to his portfolio according to his latest 13F filing with the SEC. Let more »

  • Billionaire Julian Robertson’s Protégé Has Quite the Mega-Hedge Fund

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - April 3, 2013 | Tickers: IHS, RLGY, SBH, VMED, WDAY

    Blue Ridge Capital is a $7 billion fund run by a key Julian Robertson protégé, John Griffin. The fund has made an average return of 17.83% over the past three years on investments focused on the technology and services sectors. With that in mind, it’s not surprising that Griffin has added stocks from those sectors to his portfolio according to his latest 13F filing with the SEC. Let more »

  • Chinese Elixir Potent for U.S. Home Market

    By Arturo Cuevas - March 22, 2013 | Tickers: RLGY, TRLA, Z

    Well-funded entrepreneurs and wealthy individual buyers from China have been reported by WSJ Live recently as “snapping up” real estate for sale in the U.S. One of the principal reasons why more Chinese buyers are looking into U.S. properties is Beijing’s continuing efforts to cool down its overheating residential property market. The new measures that China adopted have been described as the toughest in years and included more »

  • New Stocks in Bill Miller’s $5.7 Billion Fund

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - March 18, 2013 | Tickers: CYBX, EXPD, FB, FLTX, RLGY

    Bill Miller of Legg Mason Capital Management must comply with the same SEC regulations that all 400+ of the other hedge funds we track comply with as well, including the dissemination of a quarterly holdings disclosure known as a 13F. We pay close attention to these filings, as we have found some profitable tell-tale moves by smart money managers that retail investors can make use of. Our small-cap strategy, based more »

  • Billionaire Daniel Och's New Purchases

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - March 15, 2013 | Tickers: CCE, ESRX, RLGY, NWSA, GRA

    Daniel Och started Och-Ziff Capital Management almost twenty years ago, and it has become one of the largest institutional managers of alternative assets since then. A subsidiary of the firm is OZ Management, a fund that must comply with the SEC’s quarterly requirements of position disclosures. We take keen interest in these holdings, as we have found that the most popular small-cap stocks amongst hedge fund managers can handily more »

  • Billionaire James Dinan’s New Stock Picks

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - March 4, 2013 | Tickers: AAP, CP, PDH, RLGY, TWTC

    Six to seven weeks after the end of a quarter, hedge funds and many other investors are required to file 13Fs with the SEC. These filings allow the broader financial community to see many of their long equity positions in U.S. stocks as of the end of the previous quarter. We have found that investment strategies can be derived from the information in 13Fs; for example, the most popular more »

  • Herbalife Tops Estimates: Investing in the Company Still too Risky

    By Marivic Cabural - February 25, 2013 | Tickers: HLF, RLGY, WDAY

    Herbalife (NYSE: HLF), one of the most controversial and watched companies reported its financial performance for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2012 after the closing of trading at the Wall Street on Tuesday.

    Based on its financial statement, Herbalife’s revenue for the fourth quarter was $1.1 billion, a 20 percent increase compared with its $884.5 million total sales during the same period a year earlier. Its net more »

  • 3 Strong Growth Plays You Should Check

    By Laura Paur - February 25, 2013 | Tickers: RLGY, SBH, WDAY

    As an individual investor, it's impossible to scour the entire investment universe for the best bargains. One way to uncover compelling investment ideas is to review the 13F filings required by institutional investment managers each quarter which highlights all the securities held under the SEC's jurisdiction. Each quarter I review the holdings of the Blue Ridge  to get a glimpse into the investment ideas of one of the more »

  • Billionaire James Dinan’s Latest Stock Picks

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - February 18, 2013 | Tickers: C, RLGY, RF, S, YHOO

    Six to seven weeks after the end of a fiscal quarter, hedge funds and other major investors are required to file 13Fs with the SEC. These filings disclose many of their long equity positions as of the end of the quarter (December in the case of current filings). We track this information in the course of developing investment strategies based on hedge fund activity; for example, on average the most more »

  • This Tobacco and Real Estate Stock Pays 10%, But Which Way Does Its Performance Vector Point?

    By Jonathan Lim - December 6, 2012 | Tickers: MO, LO, RLGY, RAI, VGR

    Hoping to juice their returns, today's investors are pursuing all sorts of esoteric investments. Emerging markets debt, master limited partnerships, and the more conventional real estate investment trusts (REITs) have caught their eye. In this climate, it's a wonder that tobacco stock Vector Group (NYSE: VGR), with its 10% cash dividend and 5% stock dividend, remains little-known.

    Perhaps it's the generic corporate name and the lack of more »

  • Jeff Ubben’s Best Real Estate Idea May Surprise You

    By Meena Krishnamsetty - November 13, 2012 | Tickers: CBG, FSRV, JLL, KW, RLGY

    At the 2012 Invest for Kids conference, Jeff Ubben of ValueAct Capital gave a vote of confidence to the real estate services company CBRE Group (NYSE: CBG). Ubben's fascination with CBRE is a result of its positioning and stranglehold on the industry, where Ubben states that "between CB and JLL you have no other players that can enter, there have been number threes attempted that can't get in more »

  • IPO’s See Good Results

    By Arveal L Turner - October 16, 2012 | Tickers: AMBA, ANFI, FANG, ICPT, KYTH, LNCO, RLGY, SSTK

    Much time has passed since the hey day of the IPO, when they generated tens of millions of dollars almost no matter what the company was. These days dollars are more closely invested in IPO’s and the value of the offered product or service has to show some significant potential worth. Gone are the days when investors would blindly throw money at an IPO. Sometimes they still miss the more »