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Ackman Investing: 9 Companies Pershing Square Bought

Stocks in this article: ALEX BEAM BKW CP GGP HHC JCP MATX PG

1. Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. ( ALEX, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Operates in transportation, real estate, and agribusiness industries in the United States. Market cap at $1.24B, most recent closing price at $28.97.


2. Beam, Inc. ( BEAM, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Market cap at $9.B, most recent closing price at $56.57. Of the long-positions, Ackman has a 13% position in this company



3. Burger King Worldwide, Inc. ( BKW, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Market cap at $5.95B, most recent closing price at $17.0. The fund has a 6% position in this company. Since bottoming at $12.91, shares are now at a 52-week high


4. Canadian Pacific Railway Limited ( CP, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Provides rail and intermodal freight transportation services. Market cap at $15.9B, most recent closing price at $91.83. The hedge fund is an activist in this company, with 23% of its long position in CP.


5. General Growth Properties Inc. ( GGP, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Operates as a real estate investment trust in the United States. Market cap at $18.32B, most recent closing price at $19.51. This was a big winner for Ackman’s fund, as the company emerged from bankruptcy and was trading then in the single digits.


6. The Howard Hughes Corporation ( HHC, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): A real estate investment and development company, engaging in managing, developing, and leasing commercial, residential, and mixed-use real estate. Market cap at $2.76B, most recent closing price at $72.59.


7. Matson, Inc. ( MATX, Earnings, Analysts, Financials): Market cap at $978.03M, most recent closing price at $22.98.


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