3 Healthcare Stocks in Canyon Capital’s Portfolio

Following is information about Canyon Capital Advisors’ top holdings in the Healthcare sector:

  • Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE:THC): On 3/31/11 Canyon Capital Advisors reported holding 2,166,485 shares with a market value of $16,140,313. This comprised 0.97% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Canyon Capital Advisors held 4,295,581 shares with a market value of $26,804,424. This comprised 2.04% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,129,096. About the company: Tenet Healthcare Corporation, through its subsidiaries, owns or operates general hospitals and related health care facilities serving communities in the United States. The Company operates rehabilitation hospitals, specialty hospitals, long-term care facilities, psychiatric facilities, and medical office buildings near its general hospitals, as well as ancillary health care businesses.
  • Nordion, Inc. (NYSE:NDZ): On 3/31/11 Canyon Capital Advisors reported holding 865,000 shares with a market value of $10,224,300. This comprised 0.62% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Canyon Capital Advisors held 906,400 shares with a market value of $9,925,080. This comprised 0.75% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 41,400. About the company: Nordion, Inc. manufactures products used in medical imaging and radiotherapeutics. The Company produces medical isotopes for cardiology, oncology, neurology and research products; offers molecular medicine services; and manufactures commercial gamma sterilization systems.
  • HCA Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCA): On 3/31/11 Canyon Capital Advisors reported holding 1,500,000 shares with a market value of $50,804,998. This comprised 3.06% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Canyon Capital Advisors held 250,000 shares with a market value of $8,250,000. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,250,000. About the company: HCA Holdings, Inc. operates hospitals. The Company operates acute care hospitals, outpatient facilities, clinics and other patient care delivery settings. HCA operates hospitals in the United States and the United Kingdom.

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

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