This Capital Firm Starts These New Share Positions: WLT, MPC, CJES, MOS,

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Passport Capital’s top holdings for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 119 stocks at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $1.421 billion.

  • Walter Energy Inc. (NYSE:WLT): On 06/30/2011, Passport Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Passport Capital reported holding 2,799,550 shares with a market value of $168,000,991. This comprised 11.82% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,799,550. About Company: Walter Energy, Inc. mines coal. The Company produces metallurgical and steam and industrial coal,; manufactures blast furnace, foundry, industrial and buckwheat coke; and produces light oil, coal tar, and ammonium sulfate. Walter Energy also degasifies coalbeds and sells the gas to a utility.
  • Marathon Petroleum Corporation Common Stock (NYSE:MPC): On 06/30/2011, Passport Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Passport Capital reported holding 3,977,200 shares with a market value of $107,623,030. This comprised 7.57% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,977,200. About Company: Marathon Petroleum Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in refining, transporting, and marketing petroleum products primarily in the United States and internationally.
  • Cytec Industries Inc. (NYSE:CYT): On 06/30/2011, Passport Capital reported holding 1,995,760 shares with a market value of $114,137,512. This comprised 7.23% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Passport Capital reported holding 2,992,000 shares with a market value of $105,138,878. This comprised 7.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 996,240. About Company: Cytec Industries Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets specialty chemicals, specialty materials, and building block chemicals. The Company serves various end users including aerospace, plastics, coatings, mining, paper, water treatment, and automotive industries.
  • Thoratec Corp. (NASDAQ:THOR): On 06/30/2011, Passport Capital reported holding 2,757,600 shares with a market value of $90,504,431. This comprised 5.73% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Passport Capital reported holding 2,568,200 shares with a market value of $83,826,046. This comprised 5.9% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -189,400. About Company: Thoratec Corporation researches, develops, manufactures, and markets medical devices for circulatory support and vascular graft applications. The Company’s products include a ventricular assist device, an implantable left ventricular heart assist device, a vascular access graft, and a coronary artery bypass graft. Thoratec also supplies whole-blood coagulation testing equipment.
  • C&j Energy Services Inc. (NYSE:CJES): On 06/30/2011, Passport Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Passport Capital reported holding 3,338,102 shares with a market value of $54,878,399. This comprised 3.86% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,338,102. About Company: C&J Energy Services Inc. provides oil and gas exploration and production services. The Company focuses on extraction, transmission, drilling, developing, and exploration of natural gas in Texas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma.
  • Mosaic Co. (NYSE:MOS): On 06/30/2011, Passport Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Passport Capital reported holding 935,000 shares with a market value of $50,677,001. This comprised 3.57% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 935,000. 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.
  • Liberty Media Interactive (NASDAQ:LINTA): On 06/30/2011, Passport Capital reported holding 2,240,500 shares with a market value of $37,573,186. This comprised 2.38% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Passport Capital reported holding 3,344,000 shares with a market value of $49,357,441. This comprised 3.47% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,103,500. About Company: Liberty Media Corp – Interactive is a tracking stock issued by Liberty Media Corporation to track the performance of the Interactive group. The Interactive groups interests include home and Internet shopping online travel.
  • Vivus Inc. (NASDAQ:VVUS): On 06/30/2011, Passport Capital reported holding 4,311,600 shares with a market value of $35,096,425. This comprised 2.22% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Passport Capital reported holding 4,324,300 shares with a market value of $34,897,100. This comprised 2.46% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 12,700. About Company: VIVUS, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies for obesity, sleep apnea, diabetes and sexual health. The company markets a treatment for erectile dysfunction, and has drugs for obesity and erectile dysfunction in late-stage clinical trials.
  • Webmd Health Corp. (NASDAQ:WBMD): On 06/30/2011, Passport Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Passport Capital reported holding 966,700 shares with a market value of $29,146,005. This comprised 2.05% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 966,700. About Company: WebMD Health Corp. provides health information services to consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers, and health plans. The Company provides its services through its public and private online portals and health-focused publications.
  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 06/30/2011, Passport Capital reported holding 42,400 shares with a market value of $14,232,409. This comprised 0.9% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Passport Capital reported holding 75,600 shares with a market value of $28,827,793. This comprised 2.03% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 33,200. About Company: Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers and related personal computing and mobile communication devices along with a variety of related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. The Company sells its products worldwide through its online stores, its retail stores, its direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, and resellers.

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

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