David Einhorn: My Top Technology and Healthcare Holdings Now

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about hedge fund manager David Einhorn’s top 10 holdings:

  • Pfizer (NYSE:PFE): Pfizer’s shares are trading at $18.40, up $0.06, or 0.33%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $15.66 to $21.45.  Its market capitalization is $145.38 billion.  About the company: Pfizer, Inc. is a research-based, global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets medicines for humans and animals.  The Company’s products include prescription pharmaceuticals, non-prescription self-medications, and animal health products such as anti-infective medicines and vaccines.
  • Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT): Microsoft’s shares are trading at $25.47, up $0.12, or 0.43%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $23.32 to $29.46.  Its market capitalization is $213.39 billion.  About the company: Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses, sells and supports software products.  The Company offers operating system software, server application software, business and consumer applications software, software development tools, and Internet and intranet software.  Microsoft also develops video game consoles and digital music entertainment devices.
  • Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL): Apple’s shares are trading at $380.53, down $2.94, or 0.76%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $235.56 to $404.50.  Its market capitalization is $352.70 billion.  About the company: Apple, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers and related personal computing and mobile communication devices along with a variety of related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions.  The Company sells its products worldwide through its online stores, its retail stores, its direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, and resellers.
  • Sprint (NYSE:S): Sprint’s shares are trading at $3.61, up $0.13, or 3.74%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $2.98 to $6.45.  Its market capitalization is $10.81 billion.  About the company: Sprint Nextel Corporation offers a range of wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, and government customers.  The Company develops, engineers, and deploys various technologies, including two wireless networks offering mobile data services, instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities, and a global Tier 1 internet backbone.
  • CareFusion (NYSE:CFN): The shares recently traded at $25.81, up #0.25, or 0.98%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $21.53 to $29.97.  Its market capitalization is $5.77 billion.  About the company: CareFusion Corporation provides health care products and services.  The Company offers products that focus on breaking the cycle of harmful medication errors and reducing hospital acquired infections.  CareFusion’s products include IV pumps, automated dispensing and patient identification systems, electronic infection surveillance service, and ventilation and respiratory products.
  • Travelers Cos. (NYSE:TRV): The shares are trading at $52.11, down $0.16, or 0.31%, on the day.  The shares have traded ina 52-week range of $48.46 to $64.17.  Its market capitalization is $21.18 billion.   About the company: The Travelers Companies, Inc., provides commercial property casualty insurance and asset management services to businesses, government units, associations, and individuals.  The Company underwrites homeowners and auto insurance through independent agents.
  • Ensco (NYSE:ESV): The shares are trading at $45.84, down $1.68, or 3.56%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $39.51 to $60.31.  Its market capitalization is $6.58 billion.   About the company:  Ensco PLC is an international offshore contract drilling company.  The Company’s operations are concentrated in the geographic regions of Asia Pacific (which includes Asia, the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand), Europe/Africa and North and South America.
  • Best Buy (NYSE:BBY): The shares are trading at $24.02, up $0.40, or 1.59%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $23.52 to $45.63.  Its market capitalization is $9.32 billion.  About the company: Best Buy Co., Inc. retails consumer electronics, home office products, entertainment software, appliances and related services through its retail stores, as well as its web site.  The Company also retails pre-recorded home entertainment products through retail stores.
  • Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX): The shares are trading at $80.50, down $0.57, or 0.7%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $68.07 to $89.75.  Its market capitalization is $17.5 billion.  About the company: Becton, Dickinson and Company manufactures and sells a variety of medical supplies and devices and diagnostic systems.  The Company’s products are used by health care professionals, medical research institutions, and the general public.  Becton’s products are marketed worldwide.
  • Market Vectors Gold Miners (NYSE:GDX): The shares are trading at $60.45, down $0.43, or 0.71%, on the day.  The shares have traded in a 52-week range of $49.57 to $64.62.  Its market capitalization is $6.61 million. About the company: Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA.  The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the price and yield of the Amex Gold Miners Index.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance and publicly available SEC filings.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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