$19 Billion Hedge Fund’s Most Owned Energy Sector Stocks

As Exxon Mobil popped upward 2.51% today, we reveal information about Canyon Capital Advisors’ top holdings in the Energy sector:

  • Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO): On 3/31/11 Canyon Capital Advisors reported holding 1,202,784 shares with a market value of $64,120,417. This comprised 3.87% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Canyon Capital Advisors held 1,011,784 shares with a market value of $53,300,781. This comprised 4.05% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -191,000. About the company: Marathon Oil Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is an integrated oil firm with operations worldwide. The Company explores for and produces and markets liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas on a worldwide basis. Marathon also mines, extracts and transports bitumen from oil sands deposits in Alberta, Canada and refines, markets and transports crude oil and petroleum products.
  • NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG): On 3/31/11 Canyon Capital Advisors reported holding 1,564,000 shares with a market value of $33,688,561. This comprised 2.03% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Canyon Capital Advisors held 1,871,891 shares with a market value of $46,011,081. This comprised 3.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 307,891. About the company: NRG Energy, Inc. owns and operates a diverse portfolio of power-generating facilities, primarily in the United States. The Company’s operations include energy production and cogeneration facilities, thermal energy production, and energy resource recovery facilities.
  • Dynegy, Inc. (NYSE:DYN): On 3/31/11 Canyon Capital Advisors reported holding 5,920,892 shares with a market value of $33,689,876. This comprised 2.03% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Canyon Capital Advisors held 6,087,492 shares with a market value of $37,681,576. This comprised 2.86% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 166,600. About the company: Dynegy Inc. provides electricity to markets and customers throughout the United States. The Company’s sell electric energy, capacity and ancillary services on a wholesale basis from its power generation facilities.
  • Forest Oil Corp. (NYSE:FST): On 3/31/11 Canyon Capital Advisors reported holding 0,000 shares with a market value of $0. This comprised 0.00% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Canyon Capital Advisors held 1,025,800 shares with a market value of $27,399,117. This comprised 2.08% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,025,800. About the company: Forest Oil Corporation is involved in the acquisition, exploration, development, production, and marketing of natural gas and crude oil in North American and international locations. The Company’s principal reserves and producing properties are located in the United States, including Alaska, the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wyoming, and in Canada.
  • Sunono, Inc. (NYSE:SUN): On 3/31/11 Canyon Capital Advisors reported holding 829,836 shares with a market value of $37,832,223. This comprised 2.28% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Canyon Capital Advisors held 630,000 shares with a market value of $26,277,299. This comprised 1.99% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -199,836. About the company: Sunoco, Inc. is a petroleum refiner and marketer and chemicals manufacturer with interests in logistics and cokemaking. The Company’s petroleum products include fuels, lubricants, and petrochemicals. Sunoco’s operations are conducted principally in the eastern half of the United States while its coke making operations are in Virginia, Indiana, Ohio and Vitoria Brazil.
  • The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES): On 3/31/11 Canyon Capital Advisors reported holding 4,878,334 shares with a market value of $63,418,342. This comprised 3.82% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Canyon Capital Advisors held 1,989,000 shares with a market value of $25,339,860. This comprised 1.92% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,889,334. About the company: The AES Corporation acquires, develops, owns, and operates generation plants and distribution businesses in several countries. The Company sells electricity under long term contracts and serves customers under its regulated utility businesses. AES also also mines coal, turns seawater into drinking water, and develops alternative sources of energy.
  • Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES): On 3/31/11 Canyon Capital Advisors reported holding 321,845 shares with a market value of $27,424,412. This comprised 1.65% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Canyon Capital Advisors held 179,000 shares with a market value of $13,382,040. This comprised 1.02% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -142,845. About the company: Hess Corporation is a global integrated energy company. The Company explores for, produces, markets, and refines crude oil and natural gas. The Company operates in countries that include Algeria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Denmark, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Indonesia, Libya, Malaysia, Norway, Peru, Russia, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States.
  • Toreador Resources Corp. (NASDAQ:TRGL): On 3/31/11 Canyon Capital Advisors reported holding 192,000 shares with a market value of $2,069,760. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Canyon Capital Advisors held 192,000 shares with a market value of $712,320. This comprised 0.05% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0,000. About the company: Toreador Resources Corporation is an independent, international energy company. The Company acquires, develops, explores and produces developed, producing, and undeveloped properties for natural gas, crude oil and other minerals deposits.

(Note: Data about Canyon Capital Advisors’ holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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