Dancing with the Investing Stars

By on July 11, 2008

Following is a listing of some very well-known money managers and their recent performance. These are the results of their stock picks from Gurufocus.com. The numbers make me feel better about my own performance.

All data is as of June 27, 2008:

Manager…………………. 6 months ……………….. 12 months

Marty Whitman ……….. ( – 43.38% ) ………………( – 34.61% )
Mohnish Pabrai ………… (- 41.20% ) ………………( – 36.88% )
Bill Miller ………………… ( – 37.05% ) ……………… ( – 40.90% )
Joel Greenblatt ………… ( – 37.00% ) ……………… ( – 37.00% )
Eddie Lampert ………… ( – 28.95% ) ……………… ( -33.94% )
Robert Bruce …………… ( – 25.00% ) ………………. ( – 19.16% )
Bruce Sherman ………… ( – 24.68% ) ……………… ( – 30.55% )
Charles Brandes ……….. ( – 24.58% ) ……………… ( – 29.51% )
Robert Rodriguez ……… ( – 22.20% ) ……………… ( – 17.75% )
Mark Hillman ………….. ( – 21.53% ) ……………… ( – 25.40% )
Carl Icahn ……………….. ( -21.00% ) ………………. ( – 3.98%)
Edward Owens ………… ( -20.94% ) ………………. ( – 16.74%)
Irving Kahn ……………. ( – 20.75% ) ………………. ( – 24.68% )
Brian Rodgers …………. ( -20.48% ) ……………….. ( – 24.68% )
Arnold Schneider ……… ( -20.39% ) ……………….. ( – 27.25% )
Bill Ackman …………….. ( – 19.38% ) ………………. ( – 23.06% )
Chris Davis ……………… ( – 19.17% ) ………………. ( – 19.75%)
Bill Nygren ………………. (- 17.80% ) ………………. ( – 27.96% )
Richard Snow …………. ( – 17.68% ) ………………. ( – 19.77% )
Hotchkis & Wiley …….. ( – 17.28% ) ………………. ( – 25.02% )
Richard Pzena ………… ( – 16.27% ) ………………. ( – 25.22% )
David Dreman ………… ( – 15.82% ) ……………… ( – 11.87% )
Tweedy Browne ………. ( -14.73% ) ………………. ( – 17.23% )
Arnold Van Den Berg … ( – 14.67% ) ……………… ( – 22.32% )
Robert Olstein ………… ( – 14.46% ) ……………… ( – 21.05% )
Wally Weitz ……………… ( – 14.31% ) ……………… ( – 23.00% )
Third Ave. Mgt. ………. ( – 13.84% ) ………………. ( – 11.83% )
John Rodgers …………. ( – 13.57% ) ………………. ( – 21.47% )
Mason Hawkins ………. ( – 13.51% ) ……………… ( – 20.88% )
Dodge and Cox ……….. ( – 13.17% ) ……………… ( – 15.01% )
Bruce Berkowitz ……… ( – 12.26% ) ……………… ( – 3.68% )
David Swensen ……….. ( – 12.19% ) ……………… ( – 12.23% )
Ron Baron …………….. ( – 11.70% ) ……………… ( – 12.80% )
Ian Cumming ………….. ( – 11.05% ) ……………… ( – 11.68% )
David Tepper ………….. ( – 10.68% ) ……………… ( – 14.87% )
Jean-Marie Eveillard ….. ( – 10.62% ) …………….… ( – 7.23% )
NWQ Managers ………. ( – 10.46% ) ………………. ( – 13.39% )
Ron Muhlenkamp …….. ( – 9.58% ) ………………… ( – 13.39%)
Glenn Greenberg ……… ( – 9.45% ) ………………… ( – 15.22% )
Michael Price …………. ( – 9.26% ) ………………… ( – 13.87% )
Tom Gayner ………….. ( – 9.19% ) …………………. ( – 17.50% )
Richard Aster ………… ( – 6.73% ) …………………. ( – 5.00% )
George Soros …………. ( – 6.56% ) ………………… ( – 9.43% )
Ruanne Cunniff ………. ( – 6.40% ) ………………… ( – 10.61% )
David Einhorn ………… ( – 5.91% ) ………………… + 3.18%
Chuck Akre …………… ( – 4.00% ) ………………… ( – 11.08% )
Warren Buffett ……….. ( – 4.00% ) …………………. ( – 3.60% )

For the complete list visit-> http://www.gurufocus.com/score_board.php
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