This Capital Firm’s Top Third Quarter Investments to Analyze

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Metropolitan Capital Advisors’ top holdings for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 46 stocks at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $107.679 million.

  • Cvs Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 373,247 shares with a market value of $14,026,623. This comprised 10.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 363,661 shares with a market value of $12,215,373. This comprised 11.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -9,586. About Company: CVS Caremark Corporation is an integrated pharmacy health care provider. The Company’s offerings include pharmacy benefit management services; mail order, retail and specialty pharmacy; disease management programs; and retail clinics. The company operates drugstores throughout the U.S., the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
  • Wal-mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 214,520 shares with a market value of $11,399,593. This comprised 8.27% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 190,720 shares with a market value of $9,898,368. This comprised 9.19% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -23,800. About Company: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates discount stores, supercenters, and neighborhood markets. The Company’s discount stores and supercenters offer merchandise such as apparel, housewares, small appliances, electronics, and hardware. Walmart’s markets offer a full-line supermarket and a limited assortment of general merchandise. The Company operates nationally and internationally.
  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 24,010 shares with a market value of $8,059,437. This comprised 5.85% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 20,717 shares with a market value of $7,899,807. This comprised 7.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -3,293. 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.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 307,974 shares with a market value of $8,007,324. This comprised 5.81% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 302,083 shares with a market value of $7,518,846. This comprised 6.98% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -5,891. About Company: Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses, sells, and supports software products. The Company offers operating system software, server application software, business and consumer applications software, software development tools, and Internet and intranet software. Microsoft also develops video game consoles and digital music entertainment devices.
  • Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation (NYSE:NNA): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,311,774 shares with a market value of $5,338,920. This comprised 3.87% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 2,124,253 shares with a market value of $7,201,218. This comprised 6.69% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 812,479. About Company: Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation is a blank check company. The Company was formed for the purpose of acquiring, through a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase or other similar business combination, one or more assets or operating businesses in the marine transportation and logistics industries.Business Combination Deadline Jul 1,2010
  • Timken Co. (NYSE:TKR): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 74,500 shares with a market value of $3,754,800. This comprised 2.73% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 155,884 shares with a market value of $5,116,113. This comprised 4.75% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 81,384. About Company: The Timken Company manufactures and distributes anti-friction roller bearings and specialty alloy steels. The Company’s products are used in general industry and in a wide variety of products, including passenger cars, machine tools, farm and construction equipment, and rolling mills, and other products.
  • Cummins Inc. (NYSE:CMI): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 50,786 shares with a market value of $5,255,843. This comprised 3.81% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 48,532 shares with a market value of $3,963,123. This comprised 3.68% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,254. About Company: Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes and services diesel and natural gas engines. The Company also manufactures electric power generation systems and engine-related component products, including filtration and exhaust aftertreatment, fuel systems, controls, and air handling systems.
  • International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 30,300 shares with a market value of $5,197,965. This comprised 3.77% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 20,900 shares with a market value of $3,654,783. This comprised 3.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -9,400. About Company: International Business Machines Corporation provides computer solutions through the use of advanced information technology. The Company’s solutions include technologies, systems, products, services, software, and financing. IBM offers its products through its global sales and distribution organization, as well as through a variety of third party distributors and resellers.
  • Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 324,074 shares with a market value of $5,881,943. This comprised 4.27% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 290,574 shares with a market value of $3,591,495. This comprised 3.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -33,500. About Company: Corning Incorporated is a global, technology-based company. The Company produces optical fiber, cable, and photonic components for the telecommunications industry, as well as manufactures glass panels, funnels, liquid crystal display glass and projection video lens assemblies for the information display industry.
  • Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 95,200 shares with a market value of $4,465,832. This comprised 3.24% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 71,400 shares with a market value of $3,501,456. This comprised 3.25% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -23,800. About 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.

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

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