York Capital Management Holds These Top Stocks to Watch

As the Dow Jones is getting a big 150 point lift from investors in Monday trading, Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about York Capital Management’s top 10 holdings:

  • Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:DTG): On 3/31/11 York Capital Management reported holding 4,173,642 shares with a market value of $278,507,145. This comprised 5.30% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, York Capital Management held 5,500,883 shares with a market value of $405,635,101. This comprised 8.80% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,327,241. About the company: Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. operates Dollar and Thrifty vehicle rental systems.  The Company provides its services to leisure customers, tourists, small businesses, and independent business travelers.  Dollar Thrift operates locations in the United States and Canada, as well as other countries.
  • Sanofi-Aventis (NYSE:SNY): On 3/31/11 York 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, York Capital Management held 8,753,796 shares with a market value of $351,639,969. This comprised 7.63% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 8,753,796. About the company: Sanofi-Aventis is a global pharmaceutical company that researches, develops and manufactures prescription pharmaceuticals and vaccines.  The Company develops cardiovascular, thrombosis, metabolic disorder, central nervous system, internal medicine and oncology drugs and vaccines.
  • Hertz Global Holding (NYSE:HTZ): On 3/31/11 York Capital Management reported holding 15,856,975 shares with a market value of $247,844,521. This comprised 4.72% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, York Capital Management held 21,001,418 shares with a market value of $333,502,520. This comprised 7.24% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 5,144,443. About the company: Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. operates car and equipment renal centers throughout the United States and Europe.
  • Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:TYC): On 3/31/11 York Capital Management reported holding 3,985,076 shares with a market value of $178,411,854. This comprised 3.40% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, York Capital Management held 5,467,205 shares with a market value of $270,243,945. This comprised 5.87% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,482,129. About the company: Tyco International Ltd. provides security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products.
  • Ivanhoe Mines, Ltd. (NYSE:IVN): On 3/31/11 York Capital Management reported holding 7,356,627 shares with a market value of $202,012,971. This comprised 3.85% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, York Capital Management held 9,333,961 shares with a market value of $236,149,206. This comprised 5.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,977,334. About the company: Ivanhoe Mines, Ltd. explore for and develops mineral and metal properties in Asia and Australia.  The Company explores for gold and copper at the Oyu Tolgoi mine in southern Mongolia; and holds interests in companies that mine coal in Mongolia, molybdenum and rhenium in Australia, and gold at the Kyzyl Gold Project in Kazakhstan.
  • Fortune Brands, Inc. (NYSE:FO): On 3/31/11 York Capital Management reported holding 3,853,387 shares with a market value of $238,486,119. This comprised 4.54% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, York Capital Management held 3,612,509 shares with a market value of $230,369,701. This comprised 5.00% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -240,878. About the company: Fortune Brands, Inc. is a holding company with operating companies that offer home and hardware products, produces wines and spirits, and offers gold products.
  • W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA): On 3/31/11 York Capital Management reported holding 4,837,343 shares with a market value of $185,221,868. This comprised 3.53% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, York Capital Management held 4,888,991 shares with a market value of $223,084,665. This comprised 4.84% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 51,648. About the company: W.R. Grace & Co. supplies specialty chemical, construction, and container products.  The Company’s customers include the food, consumer products, petroleum refinery, and construction industries.  W.R. Grace’s businesses focus on catalysts and silica products, construction products, and container products.
  • SPDR Gold Shares (NYSE:GLD): On 3/31/11 York Capital Management reported holding 380,000 shares with a market value of $53,146,800. This comprised 1.01% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, York Capital Management held 993,000 shares with a market value of $144,978,000. This comprised 3.15% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 613,000. About the company: SPDR Gold Trust is an investment fund incorporated in the USA.  The investment objective of the Trust is for the Shares to reflect the performance of the price of gold bullion, less the Trust’s expenses.  The Trust holds hold and is expected from time to time to issue Baskets in exchange for deposits of gold and to distribute gold in connection with redemptions of Baskets.
  • Petsmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PETM): On 3/31/11 York Capital Management reported holding 2,557,736 shares with a market value of $104,739,291. This comprised 1.99% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, York Capital Management held 2,966,742 shares with a market value of $134,601,081. This comprised 2.92% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 409,006. About the company: PetSmart, Inc. is a specialty retailer of products and services for pets.  The Company operates pet superstores in the United States and Canada, as well as a pet supply catalog business, and an equity interest in PetSmart.com.  PetSmart provides pet food and supplies, and offers full-service veterinary, grooming and pet training services.
  • Centerpoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP): On 3/31/11 York 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, York Capital Management held 6,625,900 shares with a market value of $128,211,168. This comprised 2.78% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 6,625,900. About the company: CenterPoint Energy, Inc is a public utility holding company.  The Company, through its subsidiaries, conducts activities in electricity transmission and distribution, natural gas distribution and sales, interstate pipeline and gathering operations, and power generation.

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

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