Third Point’s Big Basic Materials Stock Holdings: WMB, EP, ABX, SUN, MOS

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Third Point’s top holdings in the Basic Materials sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 11 stocks in the Basic Materials sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $614.416 million.

  • Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE:WMB): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,100,000 shares with a market value of $33,275,000. This comprised 1.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 5,250,000 shares with a market value of $127,785,001. This comprised 6.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,150,000. About 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.
  • El Paso Corp. (NYSE:EP): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 13,000,000 shares with a market value of $262,600,010. This comprised 9.96% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 7,000,000 shares with a market value of $122,359,997. This comprised 5.89% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -6,000,000. 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.
  • Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,850,000 shares with a market value of $83,786,502. This comprised 3.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 2,275,000 shares with a market value of $106,128,753. This comprised 5.11% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 425,000. About Company: Barrick Gold Corporation is an international gold company with operating mines and development projects in the United States, Canada, South America, Australia, and Africa.
  • Cvr Energy Inc. (NYSE:CVI): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 6,300,000 shares with a market value of $155,106,005. This comprised 5.88% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 4,000,000 shares with a market value of $84,559,998. This comprised 4.07% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,300,000. About Company: CVR Energy, Inc. is an independent refiner and marketer of transportation fuels. The Company, also through a limited partnership produces ammonia and urea ammonia nitrate, or UAN, fertilizers.
  • Sunoco Inc. (NYSE:SUN): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 3,000,000 shares with a market value of $125,129,997. This comprised 4.74% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,900,000 shares with a market value of $58,919,000. This comprised 2.84% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,100,000. About 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.
  • Mosaic Co. (NYSE:MOS): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 2,400,000 shares with a market value of $162,552,008. This comprised 6.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 900,000 shares with a market value of $48,780,001. This comprised 2.35% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,500,000. 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.
  • Celanese Corp. (NYSE:CE): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 800,000 shares with a market value of $26,023,999. This comprised 1.25% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 800,000. About Company: Celanese Corporation is a global industrial chemicals company. Its business involves processing chemical raw materials, such as ethylene and propylene, and natural products, including natural gas and wood pulp, into chemicals and chemical-based products.
  • Agco Corporation (NYSE:AG): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 600,000 shares with a market value of $20,742,000. This comprised 1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 600,000. About Company: First Majestic Silver Corp. is a silver producing mining company. The Company’s presently owns and operates producing silver mines in Mexico; the La Parrilla Silver Mine, the San Martin Silver Mine and the La Encantada Silver Mine.
  • Fmc Corp. (NYSE:FMC): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 200,000 shares with a market value of $13,832,001. This comprised 0.67% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 200,000. About Company: FMC Corporation produces diverse chemical solutions, applications, and products. The Company’s principal business segments are industrial chemicals, specialty chemicals, and agricultural products.
  • Abraxas Petroleum Corp (NASDAQ:AXAS): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,600,351 shares with a market value of $6,129,344. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,600,351 shares with a market value of $4,224,927. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Abraxas Petroleum Corporation acquires producing oil and gas properties. The Company explores for and produces crude oil and natural gas in Texas, Wyoming, and Canada. Abraxas also operates or owns an interest in various gas processing plants in Canada.

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

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