Perry Capital: Top 10 First Quarter Stock Holdings You Need to Know

Following is information Perry Capital’s top 10 holdings as of the end of the first quarter of 2011:

  1. Genzyme Corp (NASDAQ:GENZ): Perry Capital held 5,777,845 shares, valued at $439,983,000 on March 31st, 2011. About the company:  Genzyme Corporation is a global biotechnology company that develops products for people with serious diseases.  The Company focuses on developing therapeutics for rare disorders, renal diseases, orthopaedics, cancer, transplant and immune disease, and diagnostic and predictive testing.  Genzyme also provides diagnostic products and services. Competitors to Watch: Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE:BMY), Biogen Idec Inc. (NASDAQ:BIIB), Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLDX), Micromet Inc. (NASDAQ:MITI), Allos Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:ALTH), Cephalon, Inc. (NASDAQ:CEPH), Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG), Merck (NYSE:MRK) and ImmunoGen, Inc. (NASDAQ:IMGN)
  2. Universal American Corp (NYSE:UAM): Perry Capital held 6,816,833 shares, valued at $156,174,000 on March 31st, 2011. About the company:  Universal American Financial Corp. is a life and accident and health insurance holding company.  The Company focuses on senior market life insurance, annuity and accident and health insurance products designed for sale primarily in New York, Florida, and Texas. Competitors to Watch: Humana (NYSE:HUM), CIGNA Corporation (NYSE:CI), WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE:WLP), UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH), HealthSpring, Inc (NYSE:HS), Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET), Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:MOH), Health Net, Inc. (NYSE:HNT), Triple-S Management Corp. (NYSE:GTS), and WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG)
  3. Citigroup (NYSE:C): Perry Capital held 29,700,000 shares, valued at $131,274,000 on March 31st, 2011. About the company:  Citigroup Inc. is a diversified financial services holding company that provides a broad range of financial services to consumer and corporate customers around the world.  The Company’s services include investment banking, retail brokerage, corporate banking, and cash management products and services. Competitors to Watch: Bank of America (NYSE:BAC), Deutsche Bank (NYSE:DB), JPMorgan Chase (NYSE:JPM), HSBC (NYSE:HBC), Metlife (NYSE:MET), PNC (NYSE:PNC), U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), Financials (NYSE:XLF) and Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC).
  4. Genworth Financial Inc (NYSE:GNW): Perry Capital held 9,115,000 shares, valued at $122,688,000 on March 31st, 2011. About the company:  Genworth Financial Inc. offers insurance, wealth management, investment and financial solutions.  The Company offers products that include life insurance products, long-term care insurance, and mortgage guarantee insurance coverage on residential mortgage loans.  Genworth is active in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and multiple European countries.
  5. General Motors Co (NYSE:GM): Perry Capital held 3,249,968 shares, valued at $100,847,000 on March 31st, 2011. About the company:  General Motors Co. manufactures and markets new cars and trucks.  The Company offers features for special needs drivers, OnStar vehicle protection, service, parts, accessories, maintenance, XM satellite radio, features for commercial owners, and more.  General Motors offers its vehicles and services worldwide. Competitors to Watch: Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F), Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE:TM), HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD. (NYSE:HMC), Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), Tata Motors Limited (NYSE:TTM), Spartan Motors, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPAR), and Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS)
  6. BMC Software Inc (NASDAQ:BMC): Perry Capital held 2,020,443 shares, valued at $100,497,000 on March 31st, 2011. About the company:  BMC Software Inc. provides management solutions for mainframe and distributed information technology systems.  The Company’s portfolio of software solutions spans enterprise systems, applications, databases and IT process management.  BMC also provides maintenance and support for its products and performs software implementation, integration and education services for its customers. Competitors to Watch: Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE:RHT), CA, Inc. (NASDAQ:CA), Novell, Inc. (NASDAQ:NOVL), Intl. Business Machines Corp. (NYSE:IBM), Quest Software, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSFT), Compuware Corporation (NASDAQ:CPWR), SAP AG (NYSE:SAP), and Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ)
  7. Smurfit-Stone Container Corp (NYSE:SSCC): Perry Capital held 2,373,200 shares, valued at $91,748,000 on March 31st, 2011. About the company:  Smurfit-Stone Container Corporatio manufactures paperboard and paper-based packaging.  The Company produces containerboard, corrugated containers, kraft paper, bleached paperboard and market pulp, and collects recycled paper.
  8. Sunoco Inc (NYSE:SUN): Perry Capital held 1,980,000 shares, valued at $90,268,000 on March 31st, 2011. About the company:  Sunoco, Inc. is a petroleum refiner and marketer and chemicals manufacturer with interests in logistics and cokemaking.  The Company’s petroleum products include fuels, lubricants, and petrochemicals.  Sunoco’s operations are conducted principally in the eastern half of the United States while its coke making operations are in Virginia, Indiana, Ohio and Vitoria Brazil. Competitors to Watch: Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO), Western Refining, Inc. (NYSE:WNR), Alon USA Energy, Inc. (NYSE:ALJ), Holly Corporation (NYSE:HOC), Tesoro Corporation (NYSE:TSO), Delek US Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:DK), Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P (NASDAQ:CLMT), Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR), CVR Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CVI), and Frontier Oil Corporation (NYSE:FTO).
  9. Williams Co (NYSE:WMB): Perry Capital held 2,675,000 shares, valued at $83,406,000 on March 31st, 2011. About the company:  The Williams Companies, Inc. is an integrated natural gas company that produces, gathers, processes and transports natural gas.  The Company’s operations are concentrated in the Pacific Northwest, Rocky Mountains, Gulf Coast, the Eastern Seaboard, and the province of Alberta in Canada. Competitors to Watch: EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT), Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO), Cheniere Energy, Inc. (AMEX:LNG), Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX), Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN), Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (NYSE:KMP), Occidental Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:OXY), Southern Union Company (NYSE:SUG), Chesapeake Energy (NYSE:CHK), ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), BP plc (NYSE:BP) and Questar Corporation (NYSE:STR).
  10. BJ’S Wholesale Club Inc (NYSE:BJ): Perry Capital held 1,643,141 shares, valued at $80,218,000 on March 31st, 2011. About the company:  BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. operates a wholesale club chain in the eastern United States.  The Company offers its members a wide range of merchandise, including grocery items and general merchandise.  BJ’s also offers a number of specialty services such as travel services, a muffler and brake service, fast food service, and one-hour photo service. Competitors to Watch: PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT), Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ:COST), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT), Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT), 99 Cents Only Stores (NYSE:NDN), Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO).

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(Note that the following only pertains to the fund’s common equity holdings, and excludes any warrants, notes, options, or other convertible securities described in its 13F filing.)