Greenlight Gains in May

The performance was mostly thanks to its largest long position.

David Einhorn (Kholood Eid/Bloomberg)

David Einhorn

(Kholood Eid/Bloomberg)

Greenlight Capital gained 2.4 percent in May and is now up 5.8 percent for the year, according to a person who has seen the results.

The firm can thank its long-time largest holding for the profitable month, especially since most of its other major long positions lost money in May.

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