SAC Capital: Quarterly Changes in These Stock Positions in Our Portfolio

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about SAC Capital’s top holdings in the Basic Materials sector:

  • Sherwin-Williams Co. (NYSE:SHW): On 3/31/11 SAC Capital reported holding 998,546 shares with a market value of $83,867,876. This comprised 0.64% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, SAC Capital held 1,691,900 shares with a market value of $141,899,658. This comprised 1.03% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 693,354. About the company: The Sherwin-Williams Company manufactures, distributes, and sells paints, coatings, and related products. The Company’s products are sold to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers primarily in North and South America. Sherwin Williams also has additional operations in the Caribbean region, Europe and Asia.
  • Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE:NEM): On 3/31/11 SAC Capital reported holding 4,604,460 shares with a market value of $251,311,435. This comprised 1.92% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, SAC Capital held 2,181,206 shares with a market value of $117,719,690. This comprised 0.85% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,423,254. About the company: Newmont Mining Corporation acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties. The Company produces gold from operations in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, Canada, New Zealand and Mexico. Newmont also mines and processes copper in Indonesia.
  • Titanium Metals Corporation (NYSE:TIE): On 3/31/11 SAC Capital reported holding 2,893,582 shares with a market value of $53,762,753. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, SAC Capital held 5,431,301 shares with a market value of $99,501,433. This comprised 0.72% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,537,719. About the company: Titanium Metals Corporation produces titanium melted and mill products. The Company’s products include titanium sponge, melted products, mill products and industrial fabrications which are used in aerospace, industrial, and emerging applications.
  • Teck Resources Limited (NYSE:TCK): On 3/31/11 SAC Capital reported holding 63,155 shares with a market value of $3,348,478. This comprised 0.03% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, SAC Capital held 1,207,777 shares with a market value of $61,282,607. This comprised 0.44% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,144,622. About the company: Teck Resources Ltd. is an integrated natural resource group with activities in mining, smelting, and refining. The Company mines zinc, copper, molybdenum, gold, and metallurgical coal in the United States, Canada, Peru, and Chile. Teck also produces refined metals, specialized metal products, and other products.
  • Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE:EMN): On 3/31/11 SAC Capital reported holding 344,274 shares with a market value of $34,193,294. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, SAC Capital held 481,530 shares with a market value of $49,149,767. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 137,256. About the company: Eastman Chemical Company is an international chemical company which produces chemicals, fibers, and plastics. The Company’s operations include coatings, adhesives, specialty polymers, and Inks, fibers, performance chemicals and intermediates, performance polymers, and specialty plastics.
  • AK Steel Holding Corporation (NYSE:AKS): On 3/31/11 SAC Capital reported holding 2,017,527 shares with a market value of $31,836,576. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, SAC Capital held 2,828,452 shares with a market value of $44,576,404. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 810,925. About the company: AK Steel Holding Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, produces flat rolled carbon steel. The Company produces coated, cold rolled, and hot rolled carbon steel for the automotive, appliance, construction, and manufacturing markets. AK Steel also cold rolls and aluminum coats stainless steel for automotive industry customers.
  • Compania de Minas Buenaventura SA (NYSE:BVN): On 3/31/11 SAC Capital reported holding 0,000 shares with a market value of $0. This comprised 0.00% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, SAC Capital held 783,438 shares with a market value of $29,754,975. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 783,438. About the company: Cia de Minas Buenaventura S.A. explores for, mines, and processes gold, silver, zinc, and other metals. The Company operates mines in Peru, a lime plant, an electric power transmission company, and an engineering services company. Buenaventura also markets metal concentrates to smelters internationally.
  • Agco Corporation (NYSE:AG): On 3/31/11 SAC Capital reported holding 141,340 shares with a market value of $7,769,460. This comprised 0.06% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, SAC Capital held 380,418 shares with a market value of $18,777,433. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 239,078. About the company: First Majestic Silver Corp. is a silver producing mining company. The Company’s presently owns and operates producing silver mines in Mexico; the La Parrilla Silver Mine, the San Martin Silver Mine and the La Encantada Silver Mine.
  • Chemtura Corp. (NYSE:CHMT): On 3/31/11 SAC Capital reported holding 880,448 shares with a market value of $15,143,706. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, SAC Capital held 768,652 shares with a market value of $13,989,467. This comprised 0.10% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -111,796. About the company: Chemtura Corporation manufactures plastics and other chemicals. The Company produces urethane polymers; plastic additives, including flame retardants; pool and spa products; seed treatment and miticides; and petroleum additives. Chemtura operates worldwide.
  • Celanese Corp. (NYSE:CE): On 3/31/11 SAC Capital reported holding 249,572 shares with a market value of $11,073,509. This comprised 0.08% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, SAC Capital held 152,000 shares with a market value of $8,103,120. This comprised 0.06% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -97,572. About the company: Celanese Corporation is a global industrial chemicals company. Its business involves processing chemical raw materials, such as ethylene and propylene, and natural products, including natural gas and wood pulp, into chemicals and chemical-based products.

(Note: Data on SAC Capital’s holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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