Epoch Investment Partners Bearish on These Stocks for Q3 2011

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

  • Och-ziff Capital Management Group Llc (NYSE:OZM): On 06/30/2011, Epoch Investment Partners reported holding 131,730 shares. On 09/30/2011, Epoch Investment Partners reported holding 10,610 shares. The net reduction in shares for this position is 121,120 or 91.95%. About Company: Och-Ziff Capital Management Group manages hedge funds. The Company provides a variety of alternative asset management services for fund investors through locations in the United States, Europe, and Asia. Och-ziff Capital’s investment strategies include private equity, real estate, and equity restructuring.
  • Franklin Resources Inc. (NYSE:BEN): On 06/30/2011, Epoch Investment Partners reported holding 1,699,458 shares. On 09/30/2011, Epoch Investment Partners reported holding 373,904 shares. The net reduction in shares for this position is 1,325,554 or 78%. About Company: Franklin Resources, Inc. provides investment advisory services to mutual fund, retirement, institutional/separate accounts and high net worth investors. The Company manages various asset classes including domestic, international/global and emerging markets equity, domestic, international and municipal fixed income, money funds, alternative investments, and hedge funds.
  • Oneok Inc. (NYSE:OKE): On 06/30/2011, Epoch Investment Partners reported holding 848,887 shares. On 09/30/2011, Epoch Investment Partners reported holding 336,819 shares. The net reduction in shares for this position is 512,068 or 60.32%. About Company: ONEOK, Inc. is a diversified energy company. The Company is involved in the natural gas and natural gas liquids business across the United States.
  • Bio-reference Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ:BRLI): On 06/30/2011, Epoch Investment Partners reported holding 2,066,349 shares. On 09/30/2011, Epoch Investment Partners reported holding 956,080 shares. The net reduction in shares for this position is 1,110,269 or 53.73%. About Company: Bio-Reference Laboratories, Inc. operates an independent clinical laboratory in the Northeast United States. The Company’s laboratory has specialty capability in the areas of genomics, oncology, correctional health, and complimentary medicine. Bio-Reference also offers information solutions for reducing healthcare costs and improving quality performance.
  • Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO): On 06/30/2011, Epoch Investment Partners reported holding 12,012,704 shares. On 09/30/2011, Epoch Investment Partners reported holding 6,430,054 shares. The net reduction in shares for this position is 5,582,650 or 46.47%. About Company: Yahoo! Inc. is a global Internet media company that offers an online guide to Web navigation, aggregated information content, communication services, and commerce. The Company’s site includes a hierarchical, subject-based directory of Web sites, which enables users to locate and access information and services through hypertext links included in the directory.

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

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