Moore Capital: Ups Marathon Oil Stake, Lowers Mosaic Share Position

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Moore Capital’s top holdings in the Basic Materials sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 40 stocks in the Basic Materials sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $98.14 million.

  • Plains Exploration & Production Company (NYSE:PXP): On 06/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 625,000 shares with a market value of $14,193,749. This comprised 0.69% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 625,000. About Company: Plains Exploration & Production Company is an independent oil and gas company with onshore and offshore operations in California, West Texas, East Texas and the Gulf Coast region. The Company is primarily involved in the upstream activities of acquiring, exploiting, developing, and producing oil and gas.
  • Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO): On 06/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 371,000 shares with a market value of $19,544,280. This comprised 0.97% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 650,000 shares with a market value of $14,027,000. This comprised 0.68% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 279,000. About Company: Marathon Oil Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is an integrated oil firm with operations worldwide. The Company explores for and produces and markets liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas on a worldwide basis. Marathon also mines, extracts and transports bitumen from oil sands deposits in Alberta, Canada and refines, markets and transports crude oil and petroleum products.
  • Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR): On 06/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 25,000 shares with a market value of $1,641,500. This comprised 0.08% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 250,000 shares with a market value of $11,040,000. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 225,000. About Company: Murphy Oil Corporation is a worldwide oil and gas exploration and production company with refining and marketing operations in the United States and the United Kingdom. The Company also has exploration and production activities in countries that include United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Malaysia, and Ecuador. Murphy Oil has retail operations as well in the United States.
  • Mosaic Co. (NYSE:MOS): On 06/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 558,559 shares with a market value of $37,831,203. This comprised 1.88% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 155,000 shares with a market value of $8,401,000. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -403,559. About Company: The Mosaic Company produces and distributes crop nutrients to the agricultural communities located in North America and other countries. The Company’s principal products include concentrated phosphates, and potash.
  • Petroleo Brasileiro (NYSE:PBR): On 06/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 290,000 shares with a market value of $6,510,500. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 290,000. About Company: Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras explores for and produces oil and natural gas. The Company refines, markets, and supplies oil products. Petrobras operates oil tankers, distribution pipelines, marine, river and lake terminals, thermal power plants, fertilizer plants, and petrochemical units. The Company operates in South America and elsewhere around the world.
  • El Paso Corp. (NYSE:EP): On 06/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 300,000 shares with a market value of $5,244,000. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 300,000. About Company: El Paso Corporation operates natural gas pipeline and storage facilities, transports natural gas, and imports liquefied natural gas. El Paso also explores for and produces natural gas. The Company has operations in the United States, Brazil, and Egypt.
  • Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU): On 06/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 175,000 shares with a market value of $4,452,000. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 175,000. About Company: Suncor Energy, Inc. is a integrated energy company focused on developing the Athabasca oil sands basin. The Company extracts and upgrades oil sands into refinery feedstock and diesel fuel, explores for, develops and produces natural gas, refines crude oil and markets a range of petroleum and petrochemical products, and operates crude oil pipelines and retail petroleum stations.
  • Exco Resources Inc. (NYSE:XCO): On 06/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 2,605,500 shares with a market value of $45,987,074. This comprised 2.29% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 348,554 shares with a market value of $3,736,499. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,256,946. About Company: EXCO Resources, Inc. explores for oil and natural gas. The Company operates in onshore locations in the United States.
  • Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG): On 06/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 75,000 shares with a market value of $3,580,500. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 75,000. About Company: Transocean Ltd. is an offshore drilling contractor. The Company owns or operates mobile offshore drilling units, inland drilling barges, and other assets utilized in the support of offshore drilling activities worldwide. Transocean specializes in technically demanding segments of the offshore drilling business, including deepwater and harsh environment drilling services.
  • Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY): On 06/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 55,000 shares with a market value of $5,722,200. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 50,000 shares with a market value of $3,575,000. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -5,000. About Company: Occidental Petroleum Corporation explores for, develops, produces, and markets crude oil and natural gas. The Company also manufactures and markets a variety of basic chemicals, vinyls and performance chemicals. Occidental also gathers, treats, processes, transports, stores, trades and markets crude oil, natural gas, NGLs, condensate and carbon dioxide (CO2) and generates and markets power.

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

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