Ackman’s Pershing Square Keeps Up the Gains in February

Pershing Square Holdings is up 29 percent — but can it hit the high-water mark this year?

Bill Ackman (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg)

Bill Ackman

(Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg)

February was another strong month for Bill Ackman, whose Pershing Square Holdings gained 8.9 percent during the month to give the publicly traded hedge fund a gain of 28.9 percent for the year so far.

Those gains are more than double what the Standard & Poor’s 500 stock index has returned this year, which rose 11.5

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