On September 16th, Rev. Father Emmanuel Lemelson, Founder and President of the Lantern Foundation, and Chief Investment Officer of Lemelson Capital Managements was invited onto Benzinga's Pre-Market Prep show to discuss Lemelson Capital's short and long stakes in shares of World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE: WWE) for its clients.
In the interview, Fr. Emmanuel, after some initial comments on the firms current long position in shares of WWE is asked in-depth and pointed questions (around the 7-minute mark) about Lemelson's recent activist role in shares of Kulicke and Soffa Industries (NASDAQ: KLIC) including the recent announcement that Kulicke and Soffa would heed Lemelson's call for a substantial share repurchase.
Also in the interview, Lemelson reaffirmed the firm's short stake in shares of Ligand Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: LGND) that was first published on Seeking Alpha on June 16th as well as the firm's significant long position in shares of Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL).