Thursday, 2 October 2014
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Jan 25 2011 | 10:36am ET
SAC Capital Advisors has bought up a 5.3% stake in delivery chain Domino's Pizza, the hedge fund giant disclosed in a regulatory filing.
SAC now owns 3.2 million Domino's shares, scooping them up just two weeks before the Super Bowl—undoubtedly one of Domino's busiest days. But the oft-derided chain has been on something of a roll over the past year, with its share price rising by almost half after it introduced a new pizza recipe in the U.S. and launched a several major advertising campaigns.
The SAC buy helped push Domino's shares up another 2.4% in after-the-bell trading.
SAC said its stake was a passive investment.
The purchase comes exactly five years after the New York Post chose to report the momentous news that Cohen bought a pizza pie from an East 33rd Street pizzeria, paying with his American Express "black card."
Sep 22 2014 | 4:15pm ET
"I tell people that everybody likes good news and so if you have good performance that’s wonderful,” explains Mike McKitish of Peddie School's endowment, “but it’s the people that want to talk about the bad news or where they drifted and how they came back and how they stayed to their discipline…” that he wants to hear from. Read more…
Sep 30 2014 | 9:29am ET
The crisp Autumnal days of October are upon us, and so are a few of the hedge fund industry’s favorite charitable events. If you have never been to Rocktoberfest, well, you are missing out. And for a quieter evening of sipping and socializing, stop by HFC’s Wine Soiree. Read more…
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