Davidson Kempner Heavy Healthcare Stock Positions in Q3: CEPH, PFE, WCG, CYH, WLP

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Davidson Kempner’s top holdings in the Healthcare sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 6 stocks in the Healthcare sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $291.913 million.

  • Cephalon Inc. (NASDAQ:CEPH): On 06/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 2,559,848 shares with a market value of $204,531,859. This comprised 8.34% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 2,774,963 shares with a market value of $223,939,506. This comprised 22.04% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 215,115. About Company: Cephalon, Inc. is an international biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and markets biopharmaceutical products to treat neurological disorders, pain, and cancer. The Company’s products include a product that treats excessive daytime sleepiness associated with narcolepsy.
  • Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE): On 06/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 5,795,321 shares with a market value of $119,383,615. This comprised 4.87% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 1,795,321 shares with a market value of $31,741,276. This comprised 3.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -4,000,000. About 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.
  • Warner Chilcott Plc (NASDAQ:WCRX): On 06/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 1,064,694 shares with a market value of $25,691,065. This comprised 1.05% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 1,158,494 shares with a market value of $16,566,464. This comprised 1.63% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 93,800. About Company: Warner Chilcott PLC is a pharmaceutical company. The Company is focused on marketing, selling, developing and manufacturing branded prescription pharmaceutical products in women’s healthcare and dermatology in the United States.
  • Wellcare Health Plans Inc. (NYSE:WCG): On 06/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 291,158 shares with a market value of $14,968,433. This comprised 0.61% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 234,612 shares with a market value of $8,910,564. This comprised 0.88% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -56,546. About Company: WellCare Health Plans Inc provides managed care services targeted exclusively to government-sponsored healthcare programs. The Company operates health plans in multiple states.
  • Community Health Systems Inc. (NYSE:CYH): On 06/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 340,181 shares with a market value of $8,735,848. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 450,181 shares with a market value of $7,491,012. This comprised 0.74% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 110,000. About Company: Community Health Systems Inc. owns, leases, and operates hospitals in multiple states. The Hospitals services include emergency room services, general surgery, critical care, internal medicine, obstetrics and diagnostic services. Community Health also owns interests in physicians, physician practices, imaging centers, home health agencies and ambulatory surgery centers.
  • Wellpoint Inc. (NYSE:WLP): On 06/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Davidson Kempner reported holding 50,000 shares with a market value of $3,264,000. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 50,000. About Company: WellPoint Inc. is a health benefits company. The Company provides health benefits, dental and vision benefits, pharmacy benefits, life insurance, and life and disability insurance benefits. WellPoint operations include Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans.

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

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