Visium Asset’s Favorite Services Stocks in Latest Quarter

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Visium Asset Management’s top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 48 stocks in the Services sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $68.011 million.

  • Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG): On 06/30/2011, Visium Asset Management reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Visium Asset Management reported holding 600,000 shares with a market value of $19,734,000. This comprised 1.35% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 600,000. About Company: Walgreen Company operates retail drugstores that offer a wide variety of prescription and non-prescription drugs as well as general goods. The Company operates stores in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. Walgreen’s also offers health services, including primary and acute care, wellness, pharmacy and disease management services and health and fitness.
  • Medcohealth Solutions Inc. (NYSE:MHS): On 06/30/2011, Visium Asset Management reported holding 73,950 shares with a market value of $4,179,654. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Visium Asset Management reported holding 127,675 shares with a market value of $5,986,681. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 53,725. About Company: Medco Health Solutions, Inc. is a pharmacy benefit manager. The Company provides programs and services for its clients and the members of their pharmacy benefit plans, and for the physicians and pharmacies the members use.
  • Cvs Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS): On 06/30/2011, Visium Asset Management reported holding 2,474,727 shares with a market value of $93,000,245. This comprised 4.51% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Visium Asset Management reported holding 168,636 shares with a market value of $5,664,483. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,306,091. 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.
  • Liberty Media Interactive (NASDAQ:LINTA): On 06/30/2011, Visium Asset Management reported holding 145,000 shares with a market value of $2,431,650. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Visium Asset Management reported holding 195,000 shares with a market value of $2,878,200. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 50,000. 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.
  • Express Scripts Inc. (NASDAQ:ESRX): On 06/30/2011, Visium Asset Management reported holding 50,000 shares with a market value of $2,699,000. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Visium Asset Management reported holding 74,666 shares with a market value of $2,767,869. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 24,666. About Company: Express Scripts, Inc is a full service pharmacy benefit management and specialty managed care company serving clients throughout North America. The Company’s customers include managed care organizations, insurance carriers, third party administrators, employers, and union-sponsored benefit plans. Express provides pharmacy network management, formulary management, and other services.
  • Macquarie Infrastructure Company Llc (NYSE:MIC): On 06/30/2011, Visium Asset Management reported holding 176,353 shares with a market value of $4,867,343. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Visium Asset Management reported holding 116,353 shares with a market value of $2,610,961. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -60,000. About Company: Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC owns, operates, and invests in infrastructure businesses in the United States. The Company’s businesses and investments include an airport services business, a gas production and distribution, a district energy business, off-airport parking business and an interest in a company that owns and operates a bulk liquid storage terminals.
  • Cardinal Health Inc. (NYSE:CAH): On 06/30/2011, Visium Asset Management reported holding 63,146 shares with a market value of $2,868,091. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Visium Asset Management reported holding 61,449 shares with a market value of $2,573,484. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,697. About Company: Cardinal Health, Inc. provides complementary products and services to healthcare providers and manufacturers. The Company’s services include pharmaceutical distribution, health-care product manufacturing, distribution and consulting services, drug delivery systems development, pharmaceutical packaging, automated dispensing systems manufacturing, and retail pharmacy franchising.
  • Amerisourcebergen Corporation (NYSE:ABC): On 06/30/2011, Visium Asset Management reported holding 46,790 shares with a market value of $1,937,106. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Visium Asset Management reported holding 54,586 shares with a market value of $2,034,420. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 7,796. About Company: AmerisourceBergen Corporation is a pharmaceutical services company. The Company distributes pharmaceutical products and services. AmerisourceBergen distributes an offering of brand name and generic pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter healthcare products, home healthcare supplies and equipment, and related services to a variety of healthcare providers.
  • Bj’s Wholesale Club Inc. (NYSE:BJ): On 06/30/2011, Visium Asset Management reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Visium Asset Management reported holding 38,000 shares with a market value of $1,947,120. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 38,000. About Company: BJ’s Wholesale Club, Inc. operates a wholesale club chain in the eastern United States. The Company offers its members a wide range of merchandise, including grocery items and general merchandise. BJ’s also offers a number of specialty services such as travel services, a muffler and brake service, fast food service, and one-hour photo service.
  • Cbs Corp Cl B (NYSE:CBS): On 06/30/2011, Visium Asset Management reported holding 20,000 shares with a market value of $569,800. This comprised 0.03% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Visium Asset Management reported holding 95,000 shares with a market value of $1,936,100. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 75,000. About Company: CBS Corporation is a multimedia company that operates broadcasting, television production, and publishing businesses. The Company operates television and radio stations, produces and syndicates television programs, publishes books, provides online content as well as provides outdoor advertising.

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

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