The McGraw-Hill Companies: Institutional Investors Buying New Stock Positions

Insiders are generally long-term investors due to restriction in making short-term profits. In contrast, wealth management institutions always have short-term investment. Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding the insiders and institutions which recently increased stock shares of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MHP).

SEC data indicate that these institutions significantly increased their stock shares of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. in Q3 2011:

  • MORGAN STANLEY: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 6,789,655 shares, worth $276,814,234.
  • COOPERMAN LEON G: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 2,248,200 shares, worth $91,659,114.
  • SANDELL ASSET MANAGEMENT CORP: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 868,800 shares, worth $35,420,976.
  • HUSSMAN ECONOMETRICS ADVISORS, INC.: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 500,000 shares, worth $20,385,000.
  • PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION OF COLORADO: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 349,073 shares, worth $14,231,706.

About the company: Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies is a leading global financial information and education company that helps professionals and students succeed in the Knowledge Economy. Leading brands include Standard & Poor’s, McGraw-Hill Education, Platts energy information services and J.D. Power and Associates. The Corporation has approximately 21,000 employees with more than 280 offices in 40 countries. Sales in 2010 were $6.2 billion.

Competitors to Watch: Moody’s (NYSE:MCO), Reed Elsevier plc (NYSE:RUK), Reed Elsevier NV (NYSE:ENL), Thomson Reuters Corp. (NYSE:USA) (NYSE:TRI), Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI), Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP), Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ:SCHL), Pearson PLC (NYSE:PSO), News Corporation (NASDAQ:NWSA), and The New York Times Company (NYSE:NYT).

(Note: Data regarding The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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