Highbridge Capital Ups Morgan Stanley and Wells Fargo Shares Significantly

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Highbridge Capital Management’s top holdings in the Financial sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 137 stocks in the Financial sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $810.509 million.

  • Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 259,812 shares with a market value of $7,290,325. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 6,488,658 shares with a market value of $156,506,436. This comprised 2.46% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 6,228,846. About Company: Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, leasing, credit cards, and consumer finance. The Company operates through physical stores, the Internet and other distribution channels across North America and elsewhere internationally.
  • Invesco Ltd. (NYSE:IVZ): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,775,000 shares with a market value of $41,534,999. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 7,705,779 shares with a market value of $119,516,634. This comprised 1.88% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 5,930,779. About Company: Invesco Limited is an independent investment management group. The Company specializes in investment management services, covering equities, fixed income and alternatives like real estate, private equity and absolute return strategies.
  • Sei Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 6,557,720 shares with a market value of $147,614,279. This comprised 1.79% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 6,685,210 shares with a market value of $102,818,531. This comprised 1.62% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 127,490. About Company: SEI Investments Company provides global investment solutions and business solutions. The Company integrates technology, research, information services, financial products, and asset management advice to serve banks, mutual fund and pension plan sponsors, insurance companies, money managers, and individual investors.
  • Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 200,800 shares with a market value of $4,620,408. This comprised 0.06% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 6,900,528 shares with a market value of $93,226,135. This comprised 1.47% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 6,699,728. About 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.
  • Metlife Inc. (NYSE:MET): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 2,506,400 shares with a market value of $109,955,765. This comprised 1.34% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 2,456,400 shares with a market value of $68,803,765. This comprised 1.08% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -50,000. About Company: MetLife, Inc. provides individual insurance, employee benefits and financial services with operations throughout the United States and the regions of Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. The Company’s products include life insurance, annuities, automobile and homeowners insurance, retail banking and other financial services to individuals as well as group insurance.
  • Pennymac Mortgage Investment Trust (NYSE:PMT): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 2,156,816 shares with a market value of $35,738,440. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 2,163,188 shares with a market value of $34,394,688. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 6,372. About Company: Pennymac Mortgage Investment Trust is a specialty finance company that invests primarily in residential mortgage loans and mortgage-related assets. The Company’s objective is to provide risk-adjusted returns to its investors over the long-term, primarily through dividends and secondarily through capital appreciation.
  • Renaissancere Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:RNR): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 729,670 shares with a market value of $51,040,414. This comprised 0.62% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 350,500 shares with a market value of $22,361,900. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -379,170. About Company: RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. is a global provider of reinsurance and insurance. The Company’s business primarily consists of catastrophe reinsurance, specialty reinsurance, and individual risk business.
  • Ishares Msci Emerging Markets Index (NYSE:EEM): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 460,353 shares with a market value of $16,158,390. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 460,353. About Company: iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the MSCI TR Emerging Markets Index. The Fund will concentrate its investments in a particular industry or geographic region to approximately the same extent the Index is so concentrated.
  • Ameriprise Financial Inc. (NYSE:AMP): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 56,359 shares with a market value of $3,250,787. This comprised 0.04% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 267,234 shares with a market value of $10,518,330. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 210,875. About Company: Ameriprise Financial, Inc. is a financial planning and services firm. The Company provides financial planning, products and services that are designed to be utilized as solutions for its clients’ cash and liquidity, asset accumulation, income, protection, and estate and wealth transfer needs.
  • Lincoln National Corp. (NYSE:LNC): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 44,385 shares with a market value of $1,264,529. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 650,779 shares with a market value of $10,171,676. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 606,394. About Company: Lincoln National Corporation owns and operates wealth accumulation and protection businesses. The Company sells a wide range of products including institutional and/or retail fixed and indexed annuities, variable annuities, universal life insurance, variable universal life insurance, term life insurance, mutual funds, and managed accounts.

(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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