John Paulson: My Latest Mult-Million Dollar Gold Stock Investments

John Paulson has been riding the gold bull and profiting in a huge way. Following is a list of the gold companies held by his hedge fund, Paulson & Co., held as of March 31st, 2011:

1) Spdr Gold Trust (NYSE:GLD): Paulson & Co. held 31,500,000 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $4,405,590,000. This represents 13.51% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $144.15, its 52-week high is $153.61, and its 52-week low is $113.08. Its market capitalization is $57,977,127,545.00. About the company: SPDR Gold Trust is an investment fund incorporated in the USA. The investment objective of the Trust is for the Shares to reflect the performance of the price of gold bullion, less the Trust’s expenses. The Trust holds gold and is expected from time to time to issue Baskets in exchange for deposits of gold and to distribute gold in connection with redemptions of Baskets.

2) Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (NYSE:AU): Paulson & Co. held 41,046,974 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $1,968,202,000. This represents 6.04% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $44.69, its 52-week high is $52.86, and its 52-week low is $38.04. Its market capitalization is $34,086,536,723.00. About the company: AngloGold Ashanti Limited is a holding company for a group of companies which explore for and mine gold internationally. The Group has operations in the Vaal River and West Witwatersrand areas of South Africa as well as Namibia, Mali, Brazil, Argentina, Australia, Tanzania and the United States.

3) Barrick Gold Corp (NYSE:ABX): Paulson & Co. held 900,000 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $46,719,000. This represents 0.14% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $45.00, its 52-week high is $55.74, and its 52-week low is $39.67. Its market capitalization is $44,969,743,890.00. About the company: Barrick Gold Corporation is an international gold company with operating mines and development projects in the United States, Canada, South America, Australia, and Africa.

4) Gold Fields Ltd New (NYSE:GFI): Paulson & Co. held 26,050,000 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $454,833,000. This represents 1.40% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $15.29, its 52-week high is $18.70, and its 52-week low is $12.16. Its market capitalization is $11,020,984,574.00. About the company: Gold Fields Limited produces precious metals. The Company has mines in South Africa, Ghana, and Australia, as well as a partnership in Finland. Gold Fields has a precious metals programs in Africa, Australasia, Europe, North America, and South America.

5) Iamgold Corp (NYSE:IAG): Paulson & Co. held 2,700,000 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $59,454,000. This represents 0.18% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $19.01, its 52-week high is $23.38, and its 52-week low is $15.27. Its market capitalization is $7,123,950,973.00. About the company: IAMGOLD Corporation is a mid-tier gold mining company. The Company is focused in West Africa, the Guiana Shield of South America and in Quebec where it has a pipeline of development and exploration projects.

6) Kinross Gold Corp (NYSE:KGC): Paulson & Co. held 19,000,000 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $299,250,000. This represents 0.92% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $14.44, its 52-week high is $19.90, and its 52-week low is $13.84. Its market capitalization is $16,399,507,523.00. About the company: Kinross Gold Corporation is involved in the exploration, development, and production of gold in countries located around the world. The Company currently has operations in the United States, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador and Russia.

7) Novagold Res Inc (AMEX:NG): Paulson & Co. held 20,181,818 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $261,881,000. This represents 0.80% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $10.27, its 52-week high is $16.90, and its 52-week low is $5.81. Its market capitalization is $2,396,434,771.00. About the company: NovaGold Resources Inc. is a mineral exploration company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, explores and develops mineral properties in North America. NovaGold primarily focuses on gold properties, which may include copper, silver and zinc resources.

8) Randgold Res Ltd (NASDAQ:GOLD): Paulson & Co. held 700,000 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $57,078,000. This represents 0.18% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $75.69, its 52-week high is $106.44, and its 52-week low is $70.18. Its market capitalization is $6,889,950,415.00. About the company: Randgold Resources Limited is a gold mining and exploration company. The Company conducts gold mining operations in regions throughout the gold regions of Africa.

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