SAC Capital’s Top Stocks in Latest 13F Filing

Following is information regarding SAC Capital’s top holdings for the third quarter of 2011.

  • Tyco International, Ltd. (NYSE:TYC): On 6/30/11 SAC Capital reported holding 2,757,573 shares with a market value of $136,306,834. This comprised 0.98% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, SAC Capital held 4,651,892 shares with a market value of $189,564,599. This comprised 1.85% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,894,319. About the company: Tyco International Ltd. provides security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products.
  • Suncor Energy, Inc. (NYSE:SU): On 6/30/11 SAC Capital reported holding 4,858,603 shares with a market value of $189,971,370. This comprised 1.36% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, SAC Capital held 6,976,951 shares with a market value of $177,493,637. This comprised 1.73% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,118,348. About the 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.
  • Baker Hughes, Inc. (NYSE:BHI): On 6/30/11 SAC Capital reported holding 1,282,833 shares with a market value of $93,082,359. This comprised 0.67% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, SAC Capital held 3,467,842 shares with a market value of $160,040,914. This comprised 1.56% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,185,009. About the company: Baker Hughes Incorporated supplies reservoir-centered products, services, and systems to the worldwide oil and gas industry. The Company provides products and services for oil and gas exploration, drilling, completion, and production. Baker Hughes also manufactures and markets a variety of roller cutter bits and fixed cutter diamond bits.
  • Weatherford International, Ltd. (NYSE:WFT): On 6/30/11 SAC Capital reported holding 9,366,954 shares with a market value of $175,630,388. This comprised 1.26% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, SAC Capital held 11,794,443 shares with a market value of $144,010,149. This comprised 1.41% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,427,489. About the company: Weatherford International Ltd. provides equipment and services used for the drilling, completion, and production of oil and natural gas wells. The Company offers drilling and intervention services, completion systems, artificial lift systems, and compression services. Weatherford conducts operations in substantially all of the oil and natural gas producing regions in the world.
  • Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM): On 6/30/11 SAC Capital reported holding 2,279,279 shares with a market value of $125,907,376. This comprised 0.90% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, SAC Capital held 2,726,073 shares with a market value of $134,640,744. This comprised 1.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 446,794. About the company: Yum! Brands, Inc, owns and franchises quick-service restaurants worldwide. The Company develops, operates, franchises and licenses a worldwide system of restaurants which prepare, package and sell a menu of food items.
  • Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES): On 6/30/11 SAC Capital reported holding 1,318,910 shares with a market value of $98,601,714. This comprised 0.71% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, SAC Capital held 2,293,278 shares with a market value of $120,305,362. This comprised 1.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 974,368. About the company: Hess Corporation is a global integrated energy company. The Company explores for, produces, markets, and refines crude oil and natural gas. The Company operates in countries that include Algeria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Denmark, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Indonesia, Libya, Malaysia, Norway, Peru, Russia, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States.
  • Plains Exploration & Production Company (NYSE:PXP): On 6/30/11 SAC Capital reported holding 4,983,931 shares with a market value of $189,987,444. This comprised 1.36% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, SAC Capital held 5,248,877 shares with a market value of $119,201,992. This comprised 1.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 264,946. About the 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.
  • Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT): On 6/30/11 SAC Capital reported holding 92,720 shares with a market value of $4,349,495. This comprised 0.03% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, SAC Capital held 2,356,148 shares with a market value of $115,545,500. This comprised 1.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,263,428. About the company: Target Corporation operates general merchandise discount stores in the United States. The Company’s merchandising operations include general merchandise and food discount stores and a fully integrated online business. Target also offers credit to qualified applicants through its branded proprietary credit cards.
  • Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX): On 6/30/11 SAC Capital reported holding 0,000 shares with a market value of $0. This comprised 0.00% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, SAC Capital held 1,134,206 shares with a market value of $106,025,581. This comprised 1.04% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,134,206. About the company: Praxair, Inc. supplies gas to industries primarily located in North and South America. The Company produces, sells, and distributes atmospheric gases including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases, as well as process gases including carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronics gases, and acetylene. Praxair also supplies metallic and ceramic coatings and powders.
  • Titanium Metals Corporation (NYSE:TIE): On 6/30/11 SAC Capital reported holding 5,431,301 shares with a market value of $99,501,433. This comprised 0.71% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, SAC Capital held 6,651,837 shares with a market value of $99,644,515. This comprised 0.97% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,220,536. About the company: Titanium Metals Corporation produces titanium melted and mill products. The Company’s products include titanium sponge, melted products, mill products and industrial fabrications which are used in aerospace, industrial, and emerging applications.

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

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