Big Healthcare Sector Positions in Oaktree Capital’s Quarterly Portfolio

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Oaktree Capital Management’s top holdings in the Healthcare sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 19 stocks in the Healthcare sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $55.178 million.

  • Alliance Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE:AIQ): On 06/30/2011, Oaktree Capital Management reported holding 47,564,902 shares with a market value of $180,746,625. This comprised 2.66% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Oaktree Capital Management reported holding 47,564,902 shares with a market value of $54,223,988. This comprised 1.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Alliance HealthCare Services, Inc. provides outsourced diagnostic imaging services. The Company provides imaging and therapeutic services primarily to hospitals and other healthcare providers on a mobile, shared-service basis. Alliance also provides systems that are located full-time at particular hospitals and clinics. The Company also offers radiation therapy services.
  • Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX): On 06/30/2011, Oaktree Capital Management reported holding 155,416,000 shares with a market value of $170,698. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Oaktree Capital Management reported holding 145,016,000 shares with a market value of $147,224. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -10,400,000. About Company: Hologic, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets x-ray systems. The Company makes x-ray bone densitometers that measure the precise bone density for use in the diagnosing of metabolic bone diseases such as osteoporosis.
  • Chemed Corp. (NYSE:CHE): On 06/30/2011, Oaktree Capital Management reported holding 102,798,000 shares with a market value of $105,118. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Oaktree Capital Management reported holding 96,798,000 shares with a market value of $96,892. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -6,000,000. About Company: Chemed Corporation operates in the healthcare field through its subsidiary Vitas Healthcare Corporation. The Company also maintains a presence in the residential and commercial repair-and-maintenance-service industry under the names Roto-Rooter and Service America Network Inc.
  • Viropharma Inc. (NASDAQ:VPHM): On 06/30/2011, Oaktree Capital Management reported holding 71,098,000 shares with a market value of $84,564. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Oaktree Capital Management reported holding 70,498,000 shares with a market value of $84,644. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -600,000. About Company: ViroPharma Incorporated is a biopharmaceutical company committed to the commercialization, development, and discovery of new medicines. The Company’s products include a treatment for prophylaxis of hereditary angioedema as well a capsules for the treatment of antibiotic associated pseudomembranous colitis caused by Clostridium difficile infection (NYSE:CDI) and enterocolitis.
  • Charles River Laboratories International Inc. (NYSE:CRL): On 06/30/2011, Oaktree Capital Management reported holding 89,062,000 shares with a market value of $93,800. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Oaktree Capital Management reported holding 84,562,000 shares with a market value of $83,362. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -4,500,000. About Company: Charles River Laboratories International, Inc. provides research tools and support services that enable drug discovery and development. The Company provides the animal research models required in research and development for new drugs, devices, and therapies. Charles River’s customers include pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, hospitals, and academic institutions.
  • Lifepoint Hospitals Inc. (NASDAQ:LPNT): On 06/30/2011, Oaktree Capital Management reported holding 78,434,000 shares with a market value of $84,244. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Oaktree Capital Management reported holding 76,934,000 shares with a market value of $78,842. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,500,000. About Company: LifePoint Hospitals, Inc. provides health care services through its hospitals. The Company’s facilities are primarily located in non-urban areas where its hospital is the only one in the community. LifePoint’s hospitals are currently located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Louisiana, Utah, and Wyoming.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX): On 06/30/2011, Oaktree Capital Management reported holding 55,650,000 shares with a market value of $70,486. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Oaktree Capital Management reported holding 62,418,000 shares with a market value of $72,038. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 6,768,000. About Company: Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated discovers, develops, and commercializes novel, small molecule pharmaceuticals for the treatment of diseases for which there are currently limited or no effective treatments. The Company is developing drugs for the treatment of viral diseases, multidrug resistance in cancer, inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, and neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX): On 06/30/2011, Oaktree Capital Management reported holding 45,000,000 shares with a market value of $52,628. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Oaktree Capital Management reported holding 58,200,000 shares with a market value of $63,468. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 13,200,000. About Company: Teleflex Incorporated is a global provider of medical technology products. The Company primarily develops, manufactures and supplies single-use medical devices used by hospitals and healthcare providers for common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in critical care and surgical applications.
  • Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP): On 06/30/2011, Oaktree Capital Management reported holding 78,908,000 shares with a market value of $91,348. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Oaktree Capital Management reported holding 58,908,000 shares with a market value of $58,062. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -20,000,000. About Company: Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. develops and markets prescription pharmaceutical products for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases. The Company markets its products to gastroenterologists in the U.S. through its own specialty sales force.
  • Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:CBST): On 06/30/2011, Oaktree Capital Management reported holding 60,400,000 shares with a market value of $83,850. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Oaktree Capital Management reported holding 41,400,000 shares with a market value of $56,594. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -19,000,000. About Company: Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a drug company that discovers, develops, and commercializes novel drugs to treat infections. The Company’s lead product is a unique agent with bactericidal activity that addresses the critical need for new antibiotics with potent activity against life threatening infections.

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

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