Thomas Weisel’s Favorite Financial Stock Holdings in the Third Quarter

Following is information regarding Thomas Weisel Partners Asset Management LLC’s top stock holdings in the Financial sector.

  • CapitalSource, Inc. (NYSE:CSE): On 6/30/11 Thomas Weisel Partners Asset Management LLC reported holding 855,037 shares with a market value of $5,514,988. This comprised 1.67% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Thomas Weisel Partners Asset Management LLC held 855,037 shares with a market value of $5,249,927. This comprised 1.82% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0,000. About the company: CapitalSource Inc. provides loans to small and medium-sized businesses. The Company seeks to lend to businesses that require customized and sophisticated debt financing. CapitalSource offers a variety of loan products, including senior asset-based loans, senior cash flow loans, mortgage loans and mezzanine loans.
  • Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTG): On 6/30/11 Thomas Weisel Partners Asset Management LLC reported holding 66,354 shares with a market value of $2,434,528. This comprised 0.74% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Thomas Weisel Partners Asset Management LLC held 88,078 shares with a market value of $3,169,927. This comprised 1.10% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 21,724. About the company: Acacia Research, through its subsidiaries, develops, acquires, and licenses patented technologies. The Company controls patent portfolios covering technologies used in a variety of industries.
  • Cash America International, Inc. (NYSE:CSH): On 6/30/11 Thomas Weisel Partners Asset Management LLC reported holding 31,681 shares with a market value of $1,833,379. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Thomas Weisel Partners Asset Management LLC held 42,437 shares with a market value of $2,171,077. This comprised 0.75% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 10,756. About the company: Cash America International, Inc. provides specialty finance services to individuals in the United States, United Kingdom, and Sweden. The Company offers secured non-recourse loans, also known as pawn loans. Cash America also provides check cashing services and rental services through its subsidiaries.
  • Dollar Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:DLLR): On 6/30/11 Thomas Weisel Partners Asset Management LLC reported holding 84,309 shares with a market value of $1,825,290. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Thomas Weisel Partners Asset Management LLC held 93,460 shares with a market value of $2,039,297. This comprised 0.71% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 9,151. About the company: Dollar Financial Corporation provides check-cashing, short-term consumer loans, money orders and money transfers through its network of company-operated stores. The Company operates in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.
  • Wellcare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE:WCG): On 6/30/11 Thomas Weisel Partners Asset Management LLC reported holding 15,931 shares with a market value of $819,013. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Thomas Weisel Partners Asset Management LLC held 36,832 shares with a market value of $1,398,879. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 20,901. About the company: WellCare Health Plans Inc provides managed care services targeted exclusively to government-sponsored healthcare programs. The Company operates health plans in multiple states.
  • First Cash Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:FCFS): On 6/30/11 Thomas Weisel Partners Asset Management LLC reported holding 57,187 shares with a market value of $2,401,282. This comprised 0.73% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Thomas Weisel Partners Asset Management LLC held 26,184 shares with a market value of $1,098,419. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -31,003. About the company: First Cash Financial Services, Inc. operates pawn stores. The Company’s stores lend money on the collateral of pledged personal property, and retail previously-owned merchandise acquired through loan forfeitures. First Cash also operates check cashing stores and provides software to third-party operators in the check cashing industry.
  • Health Net, Inc. (NYSE:HNT): On 6/30/11 Thomas Weisel Partners Asset Management LLC reported holding 65,578 shares with a market value of $2,104,398. This comprised 0.64% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Thomas Weisel Partners Asset Management LLC held 42,252 shares with a market value of $1,001,795. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -23,326. About the company: Health Net Inc. offers managed health care benefits and products. The Company provides group, individual, Medicare risk, Medicaid, and TRICARE programs. Health Net also offers managed health care products related to behavioral health, dental, vision, and prescription drugs, as well as offers managed health care product coordination and administrative services.

(Note: Data regarding Thomas Weisel Partners Asset Management LLC’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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