York Capital’s $234 Million Basic Materials Sector Q3 Portfolio: WMB, IVN, ROC, GRA, LYB, CHMT, HNR, FCX

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding York Capital Management’s top holdings in the Basic Materials sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 16 stocks in the Basic Materials sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $234.439 million.

  • Williams Companies Inc. (NYSE:WMB): On 06/30/2011, York Capital Management reported holding 2,678,200 shares with a market value of $81,015,550. This comprised 1.76% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, York Capital Management reported holding 3,964,900 shares with a market value of $96,505,667. This comprised 5.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,286,700. 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.
  • Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (NYSE:IVN): On 06/30/2011, York Capital Management reported holding 9,333,961 shares with a market value of $236,149,206. This comprised 5.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, York Capital Management reported holding 3,418,809 shares with a market value of $46,837,683. This comprised 2.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -5,915,152. About Company: Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. explores for and develops mineral and metal properties in Asia and Australia. The Company explores for gold and copper at the Oyu Tolgoi mine in southern Mongolia; and holds interests in companies that mine coal in Mongolia, molybdenum and rhenium in Australia, and gold at the Kyzyl Gold Project in Kazakhstan.
  • Rockwood Holdings Inc. (NYSE:ROC): On 06/30/2011, York Capital Management reported holding 2,229,400 shares with a market value of $123,263,528. This comprised 2.68% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, York Capital Management reported holding 1,082,213 shares with a market value of $36,459,754. This comprised 1.94% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,147,187. About Company: Rockwood Holdings Inc. is an international developer, manufacturer and marketer of inorganic chemicals and solutions and engineered materials. The company’s products include, lithium compounds, fiber anatase titanium dioxide, color pigments and ceramic-on-ceramic components used in hip joint and prostheses systems.
  • W.r. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA): On 06/30/2011, York Capital Management reported holding 4,888,991 shares with a market value of $223,084,665. This comprised 4.84% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, York Capital Management reported holding 991,298 shares with a market value of $33,010,223. This comprised 1.76% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -3,897,693. About Company: W.R. Grace & Co. supplies specialty chemical, construction, and container products. The Company’s customers include the food, consumer products, petroleum refinery, and construction industries. W.R. Grace’s businesses focus on catalysts and silica products, construction products, and container products.
  • Lyondellbasell Industries Nv (NYSE:LYB): On 06/30/2011, York Capital Management reported holding 1,884,232 shares with a market value of $72,580,618. This comprised 1.58% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, York Capital Management reported holding 390,781 shares with a market value of $9,546,780. This comprised 0.51% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,493,451. About Company: LyondellBasell Industries NV is a manufacturing company. The Company produces chemicals, fuels, and polymers used for packaging, clean fuels, durable textiles, medical applications, construction materials, and automotive parts. LyondellBasell Industries operates globally and is headquartered in the Netherlands.
  • El Paso Corp. (NYSE:EP): On 06/30/2011, York Capital Management reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, York Capital Management reported holding 250,000 shares with a market value of $4,370,000. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 250,000. 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.
  • Chemtura Corp (NYSE:CHMT): On 06/30/2011, York Capital Management reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, York Capital Management reported holding 430,000 shares with a market value of $4,312,900. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 430,000. About Company: Chemtura Corporation manufactures plastics and other chemicals. The Company produces urethane polymers; plastic additives, including flame retardants; pool and spa products; seed treatment and miticides; and petroleum additives. Chemtura operates worldwide.
  • Harvest Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:HNR): On 06/30/2011, York Capital Management reported holding 120,000 shares with a market value of $1,323,600. This comprised 0.03% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, York Capital Management reported holding 250,000 shares with a market value of $2,142,500. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 130,000. About Company: Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. is an independent oil and gas exploration and development company with principal operations in Venezuela and Russia.
  • Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:IVAN): On 06/30/2011, York Capital Management reported holding 959,720 shares with a market value of $1,823,468. This comprised 0.04% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, York Capital Management reported holding 959,720 shares with a market value of $1,026,900. This comprised 0.05% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Ivanhoe Energy, Inc. is an independent, international heavy-oil development and production company. The Company pursues long-term growth in its reserves and production using advanced technologies including its proprietary, patented heavy-oil upgrading process (HTL). Core operations are in Canada, Ecuador, China and Mongolia, with business development opportunities worldwide.
  • Freeport-mcmoran Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX): On 06/30/2011, York Capital Management reported holding 70,000 shares with a market value of $31,500. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, York Capital Management reported holding 3,040,000 shares with a market value of $92,568. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,970,000. About Company: Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., through its subsidiary, is a copper, gold and molybdenum mining company. The Company primarily mines for copper and owns mining interests in Chile and Indonesia. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold also, through a subsidiary, is involved in smelting and refining of copper concentrates.

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

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