Greenlight Capital Likes These Stocks The Most in Q3

Following is information regarding Greenlight Capital’s top holdings for Q3 2011:

  • Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 6/30/11 Greenlight Capital reported holding 1,077,500 shares with a market value of $361,684,439. This comprised 7.84% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Greenlight Capital held 1,313,700 shares with a market value of $500,940,094. This comprised 10.83% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 236,200. 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.
  • Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF (AMEX:GDX): On 6/30/11 Greenlight Capital reported holding 3,546,971 shares with a market value of $193,629,147. This comprised 4.20% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Greenlight Capital held 7,264,971 shares with a market value of $400,953,740. This comprised 8.67% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,718,000. 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.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 6/30/11 Greenlight Capital reported holding 14,819,042 shares with a market value of $385,295,092. This comprised 8.35% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Greenlight Capital held 15,170,942 shares with a market value of $377,604,737. This comprised 8.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 351,900. 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.
  • Carefusion Corporation (NYSE:CFN): On 6/30/11 Greenlight Capital reported holding 9,524,724 shares with a market value of $258,786,752. This comprised 5.61% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Greenlight Capital held 12,799,424 shares with a market value of $306,546,215. This comprised 6.63% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,274,700. 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.
  • General Motors (NYSE:GM): On 6/30/11 Greenlight Capital reported holding 3,420,000 shares with a market value of $103,831,202. This comprised 2.25% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Greenlight Capital held 14,733,000 shares with a market value of $297,311,944. This comprised 6.43% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 11,313,000. About the company: General Motors Co. manufactures and markets new cars and trucks. The Company offers features for special needs drivers, OnStar vehicle protection, service, parts, accessories, maintenance, XM satellite radio, features for commercial owners, and more. General Motors offers its vehicles and services worldwide.
  • Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL): On 6/30/11 Greenlight Capital reported holding 0,000 shares with a market value of $0. This comprised 0.00% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Greenlight Capital held 16,640,000 shares with a market value of $241,612,808. This comprised 5.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 16,640,000. About the company: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. designs, develops, and markets integrated circuits for communications-related markets. The Company’s products provide the interface between analog signals and the digital information used in computing and communications systems. Marvell’s technology is applied to the broadband data communications market.
  • Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE:S): On 6/30/11 Greenlight Capital reported holding 55,900,000 shares with a market value of $301,300,993. This comprised 6.53% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Greenlight Capital held 73,765,000 shares with a market value of $230,884,458. This comprised 4.99% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 17,865,000. 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.
  • The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV): On 6/30/11 Greenlight Capital reported holding 4,198,211 shares with a market value of $245,091,563. This comprised 5.31% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Greenlight Capital held 4,319,211 shares with a market value of $210,475,150. This comprised 4.55% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 121,000. 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 PLC (NYSE:ESV): On 6/30/11 Greenlight Capital reported holding 4,223,604 shares with a market value of $225,118,090. This comprised 4.88% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Greenlight Capital held 4,626,504 shares with a market value of $190,519,436. This comprised 4.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 402,900. 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.
  • NCR Corp. (NYSE:NCR): On 6/30/11 Greenlight Capital reported holding 9,415,390 shares with a market value of $177,856,711. This comprised 3.86% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Greenlight Capital held 9,867,490 shares with a market value of $166,661,900. This comprised 3.60% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 452,100. About the company: NCR Corporation manufactures financial transaction machines and other products. The Company produces automated teller machines, self-checkout and self-service kiosks, point-of-sale workstations and scanners; manufactures printer consumable products; and manages networks and servers for ATMs and kiosks.

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

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