Highbridge Capital : Healthcare Sector Stocks in Our Q3 Portfolio

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Highbridge Capital Management’s top holdings in the Healthcare sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 113 stocks in the Healthcare sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $335.735 million.

  • Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 353,129 shares with a market value of $14,623,072. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 753,252 shares with a market value of $29,226,177. This comprised 0.46% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 400,123. About Company: Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and commercializes therapeutics to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases. The Company’s primary arees of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver disease and serious cardiovascular and respiratory conditions.
  • Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 92,073 shares with a market value of $5,553,843. This comprised 0.07% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 456,521 shares with a market value of $28,263,215. This comprised 0.44% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 364,448. About Company: Celgene Corporation is a global biopharmaceutical company. The Company focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of therapies designed to treat cancer and immune-inflammatory related diseases.
  • Mako Surgical Corp. (NASDAQ:MAKO): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 801,790 shares with a market value of $23,837,216. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 801,790 shares with a market value of $27,437,255. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: MAKO Surgical Corp. is a medical device company. The Company offers robotic-ARM solutions and implants for minimally invasive orthopedic knee procedures.
  • Hill-rom Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HRC): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 81,967 shares with a market value of $3,773,761. This comprised 0.05% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 567,186 shares with a market value of $17,026,924. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 485,219. About Company: Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. manufactures equipment for the healthcare industry, and provides wound care and pulmonary/trauma management services. The Company produces hospital beds, mattresses, stretchers, furniture and hospital information technology systems; and offers wound, circulatory and pulmonary therapies.
  • St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE:STJ): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 11,594 shares with a market value of $552,802. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 451,506 shares with a market value of $16,340,002. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 439,912. About Company: St. Jude Medical, Inc. develops, manufactures, and distributes medical devices for the worldwide cardiovascular market. The Company serves patients and its health care customers with products and services including heart valves, cardiac rhythm management systems, specialty catheters, and other cardiovascular devices.
  • Community Health Systems Inc. (NYSE:CYH): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 228,158 shares with a market value of $5,859,098. This comprised 0.07% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 890,232 shares with a market value of $14,813,460. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 662,074. 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.
  • Par Pharmaceutical Companies Inc. (NYSE:PRX): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 326,196 shares with a market value of $10,757,944. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 497,414 shares with a market value of $13,241,161. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 171,218. About Company: Par Pharmaceutical Cos Inc. is a manufacturer and distributor of generic drugs. The Company’s product line consists of prescription and over the counter products in oral dosage form such as tablets, caplets, and two-piece hard-shell capsules, as well as in the semi-solid form of a cream.
  • Wellcare Health Plans Inc. (NYSE:WCG): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 301,112 shares with a market value of $15,480,168. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 316,894 shares with a market value of $12,035,634. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 15,782. 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.
  • Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 138,297 shares with a market value of $2,848,918. This comprised 0.03% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 626,328 shares with a market value of $11,073,479. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 488,031. 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.
  • Hospira Inc. (NYSE:HSP): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 261,897 shares with a market value of $9,690,189. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 261,897. About Company: Hospira, Inc. is a global specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company. The Company’s product portfolio includes generic acute-care and oncology injectables, as well as integrated infusion therapy and medication management systems.

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

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