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Four New Picks from Seth Klarman: ORCL, GNW, HES, NCQ; Adds to HPQ, BP, NG, ANV, IDIX, VSAT
Posted by: GuruFocus (IP Logged)
Date: August 13, 2012 03:44PM

Renowned value investor Seth Klarman just reported his second quarter portfolio. We observed four new positions in his portfolio. He’s also added to many of his existing positions: HPQ, BP, NG, ANV, IDIX, VSAT. He is now 40% in technology, with the largest holdings in BP, Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) etc. As of 06/30/2012, The Baupost Group owns 22 stocks with a total value of $3.8 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.

This is the portfolio chart of Seth Klarman. You can click on the legend of the chart to show/hide buys, sells, or holdings. Each ball on the chart represents a position in the portfolio. You can move your mouse on the balls to see the details of each position and click to see the details of all guru trades with this position.



For the details of Seth Klarman's stock buys and sells, go to http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Seth+Klarman

This is the sector weightings of his portfolio:

Technology 42.6%
Health Care 15.4%
Oil & Gas 15.3%
Consumer Services 15%
Basic Materials 6.1%
Financials 2.9%
Consumer Goods 1.3%


These are the top 5 holdings of Seth Klarman

  1. BP Plc (ADR) (BP) - 13,455,900 shares, 14.2% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 44.36%
  2. Hewlett-Packard Company (HPQ) - 26,850,601 shares, 14.1% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 55.66%
  3. Oracle Corporation (ORCL) - 15,800,000 shares, 12.2% of the total portfolio. New Position
  4. ViaSat, Inc. (VSAT) - 10,638,488 shares, 10.5% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 1.32%
  5. News Corp (NWSA) - 15,041,665 shares, 8.7% of the total portfolio.


New Purchase: Oracle Corporation (ORCL)

Seth Klarman initiated holdings in Oracle Corporation. His purchase prices were between $25.75 and $29.68, with an estimated average price of $27.83. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 12.2%. His holdings were 15,800,000 shares as of 06/30/2012.

New Purchase: Genworth Financial Inc (GNW)

Seth Klarman initiated holdings in Genworth Financial Inc. His purchase prices were between $4.82 and $8.33, with an estimated average price of $5.91. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 2.2%. His holdings were 15,000,000 shares as of 06/30/2012.

New Purchase: Hess Corp. (HES)

Seth Klarman initiated holdings in Hess Corp.. His purchase prices were between $40.06 and $59.38, with an estimated average price of $48.85. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.1%. His holdings were 1,000,000 shares as of 06/30/2012.

New Purchase: Novacopper Inc (NCQ)

Seth Klarman initiated holdings in Novacopper Inc. His purchase prices were between $1.95 and $3.6, with an estimated average price of $2.56. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.17%. His holdings were 3,150,318 shares as of 06/30/2012.

Sold Out: Multimedia Games Holding Company Inc (MGAM)

Seth Klarman sold out his holdings in Multimedia Games Holding Company Inc. His sale prices were between $10.89 and $14.32, with an estimated average price of $12.44.

Sold Out: Alere Inc (ALR)

Seth Klarman sold out his holdings in Alere Inc. His sale prices were between $17.98 and $25.97, with an estimated average price of $20.85.

Added: Hewlett-packard Company (HPQ)

Seth Klarman added to his holdings in Hewlett-packard Company by 55.66%. His purchase prices were between $19.18 and $25.28, with an estimated average price of $22.73. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 5.04%. His holdings were 26,850,601 shares as of 06/30/2012.

Added: Bp Plc (adr) (BP)

Seth Klarman added to his holdings in Bp Plc (adr) by 44.36%. His purchase prices were between $36.58 and $45.02, with an estimated average price of $40.19. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 4.36%. His holdings were 13,455,900 shares as of 06/30/2012.

Added: Novagold Resources Inc. (usa) (NG)

Seth Klarman added to his holdings in Novagold Resources Inc. (usa) by 60%. His purchase prices were between $5.07 and $7.22, with an estimated average price of $6.11. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.83%. His holdings were 16,000,000 shares as of 06/30/2012.

Added: Allied Nevada Gold Corp. (ANV)

Seth Klarman added to his holdings in Allied Nevada Gold Corp. by 25.94%. His purchase prices were between $24.48 and $32.98, with an estimated average price of $28.37. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.76%. His holdings were 5,053,550 shares as of 06/30/2012.

Added: Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (IDIX)

Seth Klarman added to his holdings in Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. by 21.23%. His purchase prices were between $7.24 and $10.71, with an estimated average price of $8.92. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.47%. His holdings were 10,000,000 shares as of 06/30/2012.

Added: Viasat, Inc. (VSAT)

Seth Klarman added to his holdings in Viasat, Inc. by 1.32%. His purchase prices were between $35.9 and $48.21, with an estimated average price of $43.13. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.14%. His holdings were 10,638,488 shares as of 06/30/2012.

Here is the complete portfolio of Seth Klarman. Also check out the Undervalued Stocks, Top Growth Companies, and High Yield stocks of Seth Klarman.




Guru Discussed: Seth Klarman: Current Portfolio, Stock Picks
Stocks Discussed: ORCL, GNW, HES, NCQ, HPQ, BP, NG, ANV, IDIX, VSAT,
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