Over the past few days, hedge funds have been filing their form 13-F, which is a quarterly report of equity holdings by institutional investment managers with at least $100 million in equity assets under management, as required by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In this article, let´s concentrate in one particular hedge fund and try to see the principal holdings in its portfolio. I will look into Abner Herrman & Brock LLC, which provides portfolio management for high net worth individuals, endowments, and corporate retirement plans.
Recently the fund reported its equity portfolio at the end of September. The total value of the portfolio amounted to $339.4 million, up from $331.2 million disclosed at the end of the previous quarter. Consequently, the fund's total return was 2.5% in the last quarter. The filing revealed that at the end of September, the fund added five new positions to its equity portfolio, and sold out of five other companies. The top 10 portfolio holdings as of the end of the quarter represented 30.62%. The largest changes from previous 13-F´s fillings are in the health care sector (3.3%) followed by the energy sector. Continue Reading »