Baron Funds Trims Back Wyndham, Interactive Brokers, Carnival in Filing

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding significant reduction in shares for Baron Funds’ holdings on the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm is bearish on these stocks:

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation (NYSE:WYN): On 06/30/2011, Baron Funds reported holding 170,110 shares. On 09/30/2011, Baron Funds reported holding 24,450 shares. The net reduction in shares for this position is 145,660 or 85.63%.

Interactive Brokers Group Inc. (NASDAQ:IBKR): On 06/30/2011, Baron Funds reported holding 590,045 shares. On 09/30/2011, Baron Funds reported holding 108,100 shares. The net reduction in shares for this position is 481,945 or 81.68%.

Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL): On 06/30/2011, Baron Funds reported holding 715,045 shares. On 09/30/2011, Baron Funds reported holding 137,215 shares. The net reduction in shares for this position is 577,830 or 80.81%.

Rpx Corp (NASDAQ:RPXC): On 06/30/2011, Baron Funds reported holding 684,703 shares. On 09/30/2011, Baron Funds reported holding 168,500 shares. The net reduction in shares for this position is 516,203 or 75.39%.

Ecolab Inc. (NYSE:ECL): On 06/30/2011, Baron Funds reported holding 556,573 shares. On 09/30/2011, Baron Funds reported holding 206,692 shares. The net reduction in shares for this position is 349,881 or 62.86%.

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

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