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Looking back: Winners and losers of market titans

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The 19th annual Ira Sohn Investment Conference gets underway Monday in New York, with a bevy of high-profile managers set to give their investment picks.

Some of Wall Street's elite including Bill Ackman, Larry Robbins, David Einhorn, Jeffrey Gundlach and Michael Novogratz, are slated to share their ideas at this year's event as a way to raise funds for pediatric cancer research and care. Each of the hedge fund managers are asked to give actionable investing advice to the audience, including their best long or short stock picks.

Ahead of this year's big ideas, we took a look at the performance of the 14 money managers' stock picks from last year—which turned out to be a rather mixed bag, with some of the top hedgies presenting stocks that have underperformed the broader market to date.

Here's a breakdown of each presenter's top long ideas from 2013 and a scorecard of the biggest hits and misses. (Note: All stock performance is from the date on their presentations, May 8, 2013, to the present).