Eric Mindich and Eton Park Capital Management’s Top 10 Stock Holdings

As the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbs upward 263 points to 11,402 and the S&P 500 surges to 1,198, Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about the top 10 holdings of the hedge fund Eton Park Capital Management.  Eton Park was founded by former Goldman Sachs (NYSE:GS) partner Eric Mindich in 2004.  The hedge fund invests in both public and private markets; the fund’s 13F filing considers only publicly traded equities and puts and calls thereon.

  • Viacom, Inc. (NYSE:VIAB): On 3/31/11 Eton Park Capital Management reported holding 15,050,000 shares with a market value of $700,126,007. This comprised 10.00% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Eton Park Capital Management held 10,670,000 shares with a market value of $544,170,000. This comprised 9.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -4,380,000. About the company: Viacom Inc. (Viacom) is an entertainment content company. The Company engages audiences on television, motion picture, Internet and mobile platforms through many of the world’s entertainment brands. it manages its operations through two reporting segments: Media Networks and Filmed Entertainment.
  • YPF S.A. (NYSE:YPF): On 3/31/11 Eton Park Capital Management reported holding 9,775,857 shares with a market value of $435,416,680. This comprised 6.22% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Eton Park Capital Management held 9,775,857 shares with a market value of $440,402,350. This comprised 7.47% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0,000. About the company: YPF Sociedad Anonima explores for, develops, and produces oil and natural gas in South America, the United States, and Indonesia. The Company also refines, markets, transports, and distributes oil and other petroleum products, petroleum derivatives, petrochemicals, and liquid petroleum gas.
  • Nielsen Holdings NV (NYSE:NLSN): On 3/31/11 Eton Park Capital Management reported holding 12,000,000 shares with a market value of $327,719,994. This comprised 4.68% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Eton Park Capital Management held 12,000,000 shares with a market value of $373,919,998. This comprised 6.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0,000. About the company: Nielsen Holdings N.V. is a global information and measurement company. The Company offers critical media and marketing information, analytics and industry expertise about what consumers watch (consumer interaction with television, online and mobile) and what consumers buy on a global and local basis.
  • Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS): On 3/31/11 Eton Park Capital Management reported holding 15,000,000 shares with a market value of $409,799,995. This comprised 5.85% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Eton Park Capital Management held 15,000,000 shares with a market value of $345,150,003. This comprised 5.85% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0,000. About the company: Morgan Stanley, a bank holding company, provides diversified financial services on a worldwide basis. The Company operates a global securities business which serves individual and institutional investors and investment banking clients. Morgan Stanley also operates a global asset management business.
  • JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM): On 3/31/11 Eton Park Capital Management reported holding 8,412,000 shares with a market value of $387,793,187. This comprised 5.54% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Eton Park Capital Management held 8,412,000 shares with a market value of $344,387,268. This comprised 5.84% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0,000. About the company: JPMorgan Chase & Co. provides global financial services and retail banking. The Company provides services such as investment banking, treasury and securities services, asset management, private banking, card member services, commercial banking, and home finance. JP Morgan Chase serves business enterprises, institutions, and individuals.
  • Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO): On 3/31/11 Eton Park Capital Management reported holding 3,370,000 shares with a market value of $179,654,705. This comprised 2.57% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Eton Park Capital Management held 5,444,000 shares with a market value of $286,789,922. This comprised 4.86% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,074,000. About the company: Marathon Oil Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is an integrated oil firm with operations worldwide. The Company explores for and produces and markets liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas on a worldwide basis. Marathon also mines, extracts and transports bitumen from oil sands deposits in Alberta, Canada and refines, markets and transports crude oil and petroleum products.
  • BP plc (NYSE:BP): On 3/31/11 Eton Park Capital Management reported holding 3,275,000 shares with a market value of $144,558,498. This comprised 2.06% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Eton Park Capital Management held 5,606,000 shares with a market value of $248,289,745. This comprised 4.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,331,000. About the company: BP plc is an oil and petrochemicals company. The Company explores for and produces oil and natural gas, refines, markets, and supplies petroleum products, generates solar energy, and manufactures and markets chemicals. BP’s chemicals include terephthalic acid, acetic acid, acrylonitrile, ethylene and polyethylene.
  • Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSK): On 3/31/11 Eton Park Capital Management reported holding 8,717,596 shares with a market value of $202,422,573. This comprised 2.89% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Eton Park Capital Management held 9,687,596 shares with a market value of $234,730,447. This comprised 3.98% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 970,000. About the company: Comcast Corporation is a provider of video, high-speed Internet and phone services. The Company offers a variety of entertainment, information and communications services to residential and commercial customers. Comcast is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC): On 3/31/11 Eton Park Capital Management reported holding 21,108,000 shares with a market value of $281,369,638. This comprised 4.02% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Eton Park Capital Management held 21,108,000 shares with a market value of $231,343,681. This comprised 3.92% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0,000. About the company: Bank of America Corporation accepts deposits and offers banking, investing, asset management, and other financial and risk-management products and services. The Company has a mortgage lending subsidiary, and an investment banking and securities brokerage subsidiary.
  • MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI): On 3/31/11 Eton Park Capital Management reported holding 5,900,000 shares with a market value of $217,237,998. This comprised 3.10% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Eton Park Capital Management held 5,900,000 shares with a market value of $222,312,002. This comprised 3.77% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0,000. About the company: MSCI Inc. provides investment decision support tools to investment institutions worldwide. The Company produces indices and risk and return portfolio analytics for use in managing investment portfolios.

(Note: Data on the contents of the fund’s 13F filing are sourced from whalewisdom.com.  Positions in warrants, preferred shares, other convertible securities, puts, and calls are not considered.  Description of the fund is sourced from Wikipedia.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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