Metropolitan Capital Advisors Loves These Stocks in Their Portfolio

With the Dow rallying over 2% today, Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about the top 10 holdings of Metropolitan Capital Advisors.  They are an investment fund based in New York City and founded in 1992.  They market themselves as a value-oriented large cap investor that tries to beat the large cap indexes.

  • CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS): On 3/31/11 Metropolitan Capital Advisors reported holding 452,707 shares with a market value of $15,536,904. This comprised 10.91% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Metropolitan Capital Advisors held 373,247 shares with a market value of $14,026,623. This comprised 10.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -79,460. About the company: CVS Caremark Corporation is an integrated pharmacy health care provider.  The Company’s offerings include pharmacy benefit management services; mail order, retail and specialty pharmacy; disease management programs; and retail clinics.  The Company operates drugstores throughout the US, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT): On 3/31/11 Metropolitan Capital Advisors reported holding 194,976 shares with a market value of $10,148,501. This comprised 7.13% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Metropolitan Capital Advisors held 214,520 shares with a market value of $11,399,593. This comprised 8.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 19,544. About the company: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates discount stores, supercenters, and neighborhood markets.  The Company’s discount stores and supercenters offer merchandise such as apparel, housewares, small appliances, electronics, and hardware.  Walmart’s markets offer a full-line supermarket and a limited assortment of general merchandise.  The Company operates nationally and internationally.
  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 3/31/11 Metropolitan Capital Advisors reported holding 11,129 shares with a market value of $3,878,568. This comprised 2.72% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Metropolitan Capital Advisors held 24,010 shares with a market value of $8,059,437. This comprised 5.85% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 12,881. 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 Cmpany sells its products worldwide through its online stores, its retail stores, its direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, and resellers.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 3/31/11 Metropolitan Capital Advisors reported holding 313,031 shares with a market value of $7,947,857. This comprised 5.58% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Metropolitan Capital Advisors held 307,974 shares with a market value of $8,007,324. This comprised 5.81% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -5,057. 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.
  • Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ): On 3/31/11 Metropolitan Capital Advisors reported holding 193,293 shares with a market value of $7,919,214. This comprised 5.56% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Metropolitan Capital Advisors held 167,401 shares with a market value of $6,093,397. This comprised 4.42% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -25,892. About the company: Hewlett-Packard Company provides imaging and printing systems, computing systems, and information technology services for business and home. The Company’s products include laser and inkjet printers, scanners, copiers and faxes, personal computers, workstations, storage solutions, and other computing and printing systems. Hewlett-Packard sells its products worldwide.
  • Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW): On 3/31/11 Metropolitan Capital Advisors reported holding 260,073 shares with a market value of $5,365,306. This comprised 3.77% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Metropolitan Capital Advisors held 324,074 shares with a market value of $5,881,943. This comprised 4.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 64,001. About the company: Corning Incorporated is a global, technology-based company.  The Company produces optical fiber, cable, and photonic components for the telecommunications industry, as well as manufactures glass panels, funnels, liquid crystal display glass and projection video lens assemblies for the information display industry.
  • Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (NYSE:NNA): On 3/31/11 Metropolitan Capital Advisors reported holding 1,088,547 shares with a market value of $4,343,303. This comprised 3.05% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Metropolitan Capital Advisors held 1,311,774 shares with a market value of $5,338,920. This comprised 3.87% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 223,227. About the company: Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation is a blank check company.  The Company was formed for the purpose of acquiring, through a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase or other similar business combination, one or more assets or operating businesses in the marine transportation and logistics industries.
  • Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI): On 3/31/11 Metropolitan Capital Advisors reported holding 28,200 shares with a market value of $3,091,284. This comprised 2.17% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Metropolitan Capital Advisors held 50,786 shares with a market value of $5,255,843. This comprised 3.81% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 22,586. About the company: Cummins, Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes and services diesel and natural gas engines.  The Company also manufactures electric power generation systems and engine-related component products, including filtration and exhaust aftertreatment, fuel systems, controls, and air handling systems.
  • International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM): On 3/31/11 Metropolitan Capital Advisors reported holding 35,600 shares with a market value of $5,805,292. This comprised 4.08% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Metropolitan Capital Advisors held 30,300 shares with a market value of $5,197,965. This comprised 3.77% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -5,300. About the company: International Business Machines Corporation (NYSE:IBM) provides computer solutions through the use of advanced information technology. The Company’s solutions include technologies, systems, products, services, software, and financing. IBM offers its products through its global sales and distribution organization, as well as through a variety of third party distributors and resellers.
  • Omnicare Inc. (NYSE:OCR): On 3/31/11 Metropolitan Capital Advisors reported holding 224,457 shares with a market value of $6,731,465. This comprised 4.73% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Metropolitan Capital Advisors held 156,295 shares with a market value of $4,984,247. This comprised 3.62% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -68,162. About the company: Omnicare, Inc. provides geriatric pharmaceutical services. The Company distributes pharmaceuticals, and provides related pharmacy consulting and other ancillary services, data management services and medical supplies to skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, retirement centers, independent living communities, hospitals, hospice, and other healthcare providers.

(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 the company’s web site.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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