Top Stock Picks from JAT Capital

JAT Capital Management began in 2007 by John Thaler, and investor who had previously been with Spectrum Equity Investors and Shumway Capital Partners. Impressively Thaler was able to beat the odds last year, guiding his investments to earn about 14 percent last year, a lot better than the average hedge fund’s loss of 4 percent. Thaler used a traditional strategy of long/short equity with a general exposure to technology, media and telecom companies. JAT filed a 13F with the SEC on February 14th which showed that it is composed of 46 positions valued at a bit over $2.7 billion as of the end of December.

This is a list of Thaler’s largest positions in JAT Capital.

1.    Las Vegas Sands
2.    Akamai
3.    Lear Corporation
4.    CBS Corp.
5.    Baidu
6.    Ralph Lauren
7.    Netflix
8.    Priceline

Published by James Heinsman

James has worked as a hedge fund manager for years. As someone who has always enjoyed multi-tasking, James brings his vast financial experience and his hedge fund background to his position as writer and editor for Hedge Crunch. Editor James Heinsman can be contacted at james(at)