Highfields Capital: Favorite Stock Holdings in the Energy Sector

As the U.S. financial markets sold off into the close today, Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about Highfields Capital Management’s top holdings in the Energy sector:

  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC): On 3/31/11 Highfields Capital Management reported holding 2,414,526 shares with a market value of $197,797,965. This comprised 2.65% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Highfields Capital Management held 3,744,309 shares with a market value of $287,413,167. This comprised 3.40% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,329,783. About the company: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with international operations.  In the United States, the Company operates in Texas and surrounding states, the Rocky Mountain region, Alaska, and the Gulf of Mexico.  Internationally, Anadarko has exploration and/or production operations in Africa, Asia, South America, and the Caribbean.
  • Encana Corp. (NYSE:ECA): On 3/31/11 Highfields Capital Management reported holding 4,315,400 shares with a market value of $149,010,757. This comprised 2.00% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Highfields Capital Management held 7,832,701 shares with a market value of $241,168,871. This comprised 2.85% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,517,301. About the company: Encana Corporation explores for, develops, produces, and markets natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids.  The Company operates in North and South America.
  • Cenovus Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CVE): On 3/31/11 Highfields Capital Management reported holding 3,062,300 shares with a market value of $120,593,377. This comprised 1.62% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Highfields Capital Management held 2,874,005 shares with a market value of $108,235,028. This comprised 1.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -188,295. About the company: Cenovus Energy, Inc. is an integrated oil company.  The Company comprises natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids reserves.  Cenovus Energy has established natural gas and crude oil production in Alberta and Saskatchewan as well as refineries in Illinois and Texas.
  • Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG): On 3/31/11 Highfields Capital Management reported holding 0,000 shares with a market value of $0. This comprised 0.00% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Highfields Capital Management held 575,000 shares with a market value of $37,121,999. This comprised 0.44% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 575,000. About the company: Transocean, Ltd. is an offshore drilling contractor.  The Company owns or operates mobile offshore drilling units, inland drilling barges, and other assets utilized in the support of offshore drilling activities worldwide.  Transocean specializes in technically demanding segments of the offshore drilling business, including deepwater and harsh environment drilling services.
  • Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN): On 3/31/11 Highfields Capital Management reported holding 0,000 shares with a market value of $0. This comprised 0.00% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Highfields Capital Management held 254,600 shares with a market value of $20,065,025. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 254,600. About the company: Devon Energy Corporation is an independent energy company that is involve primarily in oil and gas exploration, development and production, the transportation of oil, gas, and NGLs and the processing of natural gas.  The Company also has marketing and midstream operations primarily in North America that include gas, crude oil and NGLs.
  • YPF S.A. (NYSE:YPF): On 3/31/11 Highfields Capital Management reported holding 0,000 shares with a market value of $0. This comprised 0.00% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Highfields Capital Management held 400,000 shares with a market value of $18,020,000. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 400,000. About the company: YPF Sociedad Anonima explores for, develops, and produces oil and natural gas in South America, the United States, and Indonesia.  The Company also refines, markets, transports, and distributes oil and other petroleum products, petroleum derivatives, petrochemicals, and liquid petroleum gas.
  • Willbros Group, Inc. (NYSE:WG): On 3/31/11 Highfields Capital Management reported holding 972,900 shares with a market value of $10,624,068. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Highfields Capital Management held 972,900 shares with a market value of $8,308,566. This comprised 0.10% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0,000. About the company: Willbroas Group, Inc. is an independent contractor providing construction, engineering and specialty services to the oil and gas industry, for private industry and government entities worldwide.  The Company’s services include building and replacement of major pipelines, flow stations, pump stations, gas compressor stations, oil and gas facilities, piers, docks and bridges.
  • Ivanhoe Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:IVAN): On 3/31/11 Highfields Capital Management reported holding 1,000,000 shares with a market value of $2,820,000. This comprised 0.04% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Highfields Capital Management held 1,000,000 shares with a market value of $1,900,000. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0,000. About the company: Ivanhoe Energy, Inc. is an independent, international heavy-oil development and production company.  The Company pursue long-term growth in its reserves and production using advanced technologies including its proprietary, patented heavy-oil upgrading process.  Core operations are in Canada, Ecuador, China and Mongolia, with business development opportunities worldwide.

(Note: Data about Highfield Capital Management’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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