A $1 Billion Hedge Fund’s Most Owned Stocks in Q3

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Brave Warrior Capital’s top holdings for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 12 stocks at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $1.028 billion.

  • Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG): On 06/30/2011, Brave Warrior Capital reported holding 289,789 shares with a market value of $146,743,355. This comprised 12.82% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Brave Warrior Capital reported holding 289,955 shares with a market value of $149,338,417. This comprised 14.53% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 166. About Company: Google Inc. is a global technology company that provides a web based search engine through its website. The Company offers a wide range of search options, including web, image, groups, directory, and news searches.
  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (NYSE:VRX): On 06/30/2011, Brave Warrior Capital reported holding 3,533,654 shares with a market value of $183,608,659. This comprised 16.04% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Brave Warrior Capital reported holding 3,857,129 shares with a market value of $143,176,624. This comprised 13.93% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 323,475. About Company: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. develops and distributes drugs. The Company develops drugs for unmet medical needs in central nervous system disorders; and distributes generic and branded generic drugs in Latin America and Eastern Europe.
  • Fiserv Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV): On 06/30/2011, Brave Warrior Capital reported holding 2,551,042 shares with a market value of $159,771,763. This comprised 13.96% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Brave Warrior Capital reported holding 2,552,027 shares with a market value of $129,566,412. This comprised 12.6% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 985. About Company: Fiserv, Inc. provides integrated information management and electronic commerce systems and services. The Company’s solutions include transaction processing, electronic bill payment and presentment, business process outsourcing, document distribution services, and software and systems solutions.
  • Aon Corporation (NYSE:AON): On 06/30/2011, Brave Warrior Capital reported holding 2,290,106 shares with a market value of $117,482,436. This comprised 10.27% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Brave Warrior Capital reported holding 2,572,423 shares with a market value of $107,990,316. This comprised 10.51% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 282,317. About Company: Aon Corporation is an insurance services holding company. The Company is comprised of risk and insurance brokerage consulting. Aon’s services include helping manage risk for clients, negotiating and placing insurance risk with other carriers, and advicing clients related to health and benefits, retirement, compensation, strategic human capital, and human resource outsourcing.
  • Motorola Solutions Inc. (NYSE:MSI): On 06/30/2011, Brave Warrior Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Brave Warrior Capital reported holding 2,399,313 shares with a market value of $100,531,218. This comprised 9.78% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,399,313. About Company: Motorola Solutions, Inc. manufactures two-way radios and accessories; mobile computers; wireless network infrastructure; private radio systems; bar code scanning and radio frequency identification equipment, and public safety broadband equipment.
  • Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSK): On 06/30/2011, Brave Warrior Capital reported holding 4,229,012 shares with a market value of $102,468,959. This comprised 8.95% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Brave Warrior Capital reported holding 4,733,611 shares with a market value of $98,080,417. This comprised 9.54% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 504,599. About Company: Comcast Corporation is a provider of video, high-speed Internet and phone services. The Company offers a variety of entertainment, information and communications services to residential and commercial customers. Comcast is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA): On 06/30/2011, Brave Warrior Capital reported holding 410,604 shares with a market value of $123,731,408. This comprised 10.81% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Brave Warrior Capital reported holding 273,876 shares with a market value of $86,862,513. This comprised 8.45% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -136,728. About Company: MasterCard, Inc. is a global payment solutions company that provides a variety of services in support of the credit, debit and related payment programs of financial institutions. The Company offers transaction processing services for credit and debit cards, electronic cash, automated teller machines, and travelers checks.
  • U.s. Bancorp (NYSE:USB): On 06/30/2011, Brave Warrior Capital reported holding 2,716,389 shares with a market value of $69,295,084. This comprised 6.05% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Brave Warrior Capital reported holding 2,869,924 shares with a market value of $67,558,014. This comprised 6.57% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 153,535. About Company: U.S. Bancorp is a diversified financial services company that provides lending and depository services, cash management, foreign exchange and trust and investment management services. The Company also provides credit card services, mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage, and leasing. U.S Bancorp operates in the Midwest and Western United States.
  • Laboratory Corp. Of America Holdings (NYSE:LH): On 06/30/2011, Brave Warrior Capital reported holding 982,690 shares with a market value of $95,114,566. This comprised 8.31% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Brave Warrior Capital reported holding 829,872 shares with a market value of $65,601,384. This comprised 6.38% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -152,818. About Company: Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings is a clinical laboratory organization. The Company offers a wide range of clinical laboratory tests which are used by the medical profession in routine testing, patient diagnosis, and in the monitoring and treatment of disease. Laboratory Corporation operates a network of laboratories and service sites which serve clients across the United States.
  • Primerica Inc. (NYSE:PRI): On 06/30/2011, Brave Warrior Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Brave Warrior Capital reported holding 1,370,503 shares with a market value of $29,548,044. This comprised 2.87% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,370,503. About Company: Primerica Inc. distributes financial products to middle income households in North America. The Company products include term life insurance, mutual funds, variable annuities and other financial products, which are distribute primarily on behalf of third parties.

(Note: Data regarding Brave Warrior Capital’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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