Davidson Kempner’s $195 Million Services Sector Portfolio Positions: ARG, DTV, FISV, HSNI, UAL, DAL, DNKN, HTZ

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Davidson Kempner’s top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 10 stocks in the Services sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $195.33 million.

  • Airgas Inc. (NYSE:ARG): On 06/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 568,325 shares with a market value of $39,805,484. This comprised 1.62% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 568,325 shares with a market value of $36,270,501. This comprised 3.57% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Airgas, Inc. distributes industrial, medical, and specialty gases and related equipment. The Company also produces and distributes liquid carbon dioxide and dry ice in the United States. Airgas’ integrated distribution network consists of branch locations, distribution centers, and outbound telemarketing operations.
  • Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc. (NYSE:DTG): On 06/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 798,920 shares with a market value of $58,912,359. This comprised 2.4% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 525,954 shares with a market value of $29,611,210. This comprised 2.91% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -272,966. About Company: Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. operates Dollar and Thrifty vehicle rental systems. The Company provides its services to leisure customers, tourists, small businesses, and independent business travelers. Dollar Thrifty operates locations in the United States and Canada, as well as other countries.
  • Directv (NASDAQ:DTV): On 06/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 313,037 shares with a market value of $15,908,540. This comprised 0.65% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 273,037 shares with a market value of $11,541,274. This comprised 1.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -40,000. About Company: DIRECTV provides digital television entertainment in the United States and Latin America. The Company acquires, promotes, sells and distributes digital entertainment programming via satellite to residential and commercial subscribers.
  • Fiserv Inc. (NASDAQ:FISV): On 06/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 121,524 shares with a market value of $7,611,048. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 136,524 shares with a market value of $6,931,324. This comprised 0.68% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 15,000. 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.
  • Hertz Global Holding (NYSE:HTZ): On 06/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 540,688 shares with a market value of $8,586,126. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 755,688 shares with a market value of $6,725,623. This comprised 0.66% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 215,000. About Company: Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. operates car and equipment rental centers throughout the United States and Europe.
  • Hsn Inc. (NASDAQ:HSNI): On 06/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 198,664 shares with a market value of $6,581,739. This comprised 0.65% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 198,664. About Company: HSN, Inc. is a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and retails computers and electronics, fashion items, home and kitchen goods, jewelry, and health, beauty, and fitness products through its shows, which are broadcast via cable, satellite, and network television.
  • United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL): On 06/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 170,257 shares with a market value of $3,852,916. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 170,257 shares with a market value of $3,299,581. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: United Continental Holdings Inc. is an airline holding company. The Company owns and operates airlines that transports persons, property and mail throughout the United Statesand abroad.
  • Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYSE:DAL): On 06/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 210,602 shares with a market value of $1,931,220. This comprised 0.08% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 225,884 shares with a market value of $1,694,130. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 15,282. About Company: Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers, freight, and mail over a network of routes throughout the United States and internationally.
  • Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN): On 06/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 10,000 shares with a market value of $280,500. This comprised 0.03% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 10,000. About Company: The owner of Dunkin’ Donuts Baskin-Robbins has more than 14,800 points of distribution in 44 countries, and approximately 120 years of combined history.
  • Bj’s Wholesale Club Inc. (NYSE:BJ): On 06/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 815,000 shares with a market value of $41,035,249. This comprised 1.67% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 1,803,162 shares with a market value of $92,394,024. This comprised 9.09% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 988,162. About Company: BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. operates a wholesale club chain in the eastern United States. The Company offers its members a wide range of merchandise, including grocery items and general merchandise. BJ’s also offers a number of specialty services such as travel services, a muffler and brake service, fast food service, and one-hour photo service.

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

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