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Carl Icahn Buys Anadarko Petroleum, Mentor Graphics, NRG Energy, Lawson Software Inc., Chesapeake Energy, Sells Adventrx Pharmaceuticals

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Activist invest Carl Icahn is very active these days. He initiated many new positions and added to the existing ones. These are the details of buys and sells for the second quarter.

Carl Icahn owns 23 stocks with a total value of $3.7 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.

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

This is the sector weightings of his portfolio:

Health Care 42.4%
Technology 36.5%
Oil & Gas 9.5%
Consumer Services 6.1%
Consumer Goods 3.9%
Utilities 1.4%
Industrials 0.3%


These are the top 5 holdings of Carl Icahn

  1. Motorola Inc. (MOT) - 177,665,654 shares, 31.43% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 13.73%
  2. Biogen Idec Inc (BIIB) - 12,860,205 shares, 16.56% of the total portfolio.
  3. Genzyme Corp. (GENZ) - 10,480,000 shares, 14.44% of the total portfolio.
  4. Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK) - 12,739,478 shares, 7.24% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 500.08%
  5. Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc. (AMLN) - 12,971,328 shares, 6.62% of the total portfolio.


Added: Chesapeake Energy Corp. (CHK)

Carl Icahn added to his holdings in Chesapeake Energy Corp. by 500.08%. His purchase prices were between $20.75 and $25.36, with an estimated average price of $23.44. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 6.03%. His holdings were 12,739,478 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Chesapeake Energy Corp. is an independent oil and gas company engaged in the development, exploration, acquisition and production of onshore natural gas and oil reserves. Chesapeake Energy Corp. has a market cap of $13.53 billion; its shares were traded at around $21.04 with a P/E ratio of 6.84 and P/S ratio of 1.76. The dividend yield of Chesapeake Energy Corp. stocks is 1.44%. Chesapeake Energy Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 14.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Chesapeake Energy Corp. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

Added: Motorola Inc. (MOT)

Carl Icahn added to his holdings in Motorola Inc. by 13.73%. His purchase prices were between $6.57 and $7.59, with an estimated average price of $7.01. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 3.79%. His holdings were 177,665,654 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Motorola, Inc. is a global leader in providing integrated communications solutions and embedded electronic solutions. Motorola Inc. has a market cap of $17.76 billion; its shares were traded at around $8.02 with a P/E ratio of 31.83 and P/S ratio of 0.81.

Added: Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (LGF)

Carl Icahn added to his holdings in Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. by 82.02%. His purchase prices were between $6.14 and $7.27, with an estimated average price of $6.81. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 2.73%. His holdings were 32,002,693 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Lions Gate Entertainment is a leading, diversified independent producer and distributor of motion pictures, home entertainment, television programming, animation and video-on-demand content. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. has a market cap of $749.99 million; its shares were traded at around $6.37 with and P/S ratio of 0.47.

New Purchase: Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC)

Carl Icahn initiated holdings in Anadarko Petroleum Corp.. His purchase prices were between $34.83 and $74.74, with an estimated average price of $56.98. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.96%. His holdings were 2,000,000 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is one of the world's largest independentoil and gas exploration and production companies. Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has a market cap of $25.91 billion; its shares were traded at around $51.84 with a P/E ratio of 42.58 and P/S ratio of 2.88. The dividend yield of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. stocks is 0.69%. Anadarko Petroleum Corp. had an annual average earning growth of 12.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Anadarko Petroleum Corp. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

New Purchase: Hain Celestial Group Inc. (HAIN)

Carl Icahn initiated holdings in Hain Celestial Group Inc.. His purchase prices were between $17.6 and $22.83, with an estimated average price of $20.61. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.59%. His holdings were 2,900,473 shares as of 06/30/2010.

The Hain Celestial Group is a natural, specialty and snack food company. Hain Celestial Group Inc. has a market cap of $821.87 million; its shares were traded at around $20.07 with a P/E ratio of 18.25 and P/S ratio of 0.72.

New Purchase: Lawson Software Inc. (LWSN)

Carl Icahn initiated holdings in Lawson Software Inc.. His purchase prices were between $6.65 and $8.4, with an estimated average price of $7.85. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.51%. His holdings were 7,608,322 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Lawson Software, Inc. is a provider of enterprise software solutions targeting specific services industries. Lawson Software Inc. has a market cap of $1.2 billion; its shares were traded at around $7.4 with a P/E ratio of 26.43 and P/S ratio of 1.63. Lawson Software Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 42.7% over the past 5 years.

New Purchase: Mentor Graphics Corp. (MENT)

Carl Icahn initiated holdings in Mentor Graphics Corp.. His purchase prices were between $8.09 and $9.68, with an estimated average price of $8.99. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.49%. His holdings were 6,215,059 shares as of 06/30/2010.

MENTOR GRAPHICS CORP. designs, manufactures, markets and supports electronic design automation (EDA) software for the integrated circuit and systems design markets. Mentor Graphics Corp. has a market cap of $946.5 million; its shares were traded at around $8.86 with and P/S ratio of 1.18.

New Purchase: NRG Energy Inc. (NRG)

Carl Icahn initiated holdings in Nrg Energy Inc.. His purchase prices were between $21.26 and $25.17, with an estimated average price of $22.65. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.37%. His holdings were 2,376,880 shares as of 06/30/2010.

NRG Energy Inc owns and operates a diverse portfolio of power-generating facilities, primarily in the United States. Nrg Energy Inc. has a market cap of $5.58 billion; its shares were traded at around $22.41 with a P/E ratio of 15.04 and P/S ratio of 0.62. Nrg Energy Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 36.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Nrg Energy Inc. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

New Purchase: Micros Systems Inc. (MCRS)

Carl Icahn initiated holdings in Micros Systems Inc.. His purchase prices were between $32.11 and $37.65, with an estimated average price of $34.23. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.57%. His holdings were 654,960 shares as of 06/30/2010.

MICROS Systems, Inc. provides enterprise applications for the hospitality industry worldwide. Micros Systems Inc. has a market cap of $2.84 billion; its shares were traded at around $35.38 with a P/E ratio of 26.21 and P/S ratio of 3.12. Micros Systems Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 21.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Micros Systems Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

New Purchase: Smith & Wesson Holding Corp (SWHC)

Carl Icahn initiated holdings in Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. His purchase prices were between $3.86 and $4.59, with an estimated average price of $4.23. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.26%. His holdings were 2,377,040 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation is one of the world's producers of quality handguns, law enforcement products and firearm safety and security products. Smith & Wesson Holding Corp has a market cap of $221.8 million; its shares were traded at around $3.7 with a P/E ratio of 8.6 and P/S ratio of 0.55.

New Purchase: Ensco International Inc. (ESV)

Carl Icahn initiated holdings in Ensco International Inc.. His purchase prices were between $34.45 and $51.95, with an estimated average price of $42.39. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.26%. His holdings were 240,000 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Ensco International plc, formerly ENSCO International Incorporated, is a provider of offshore contract drilling services to the international oil and gas industry. Ensco International Inc. has a market cap of $6.23 billion; its shares were traded at around $43.49 with a P/E ratio of 10.36 and P/S ratio of 3.2. The dividend yield of Ensco International Inc. stocks is 0.97%. Ensco International Inc. had an annual average earning growth of 23.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Ensco International Inc. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

New Purchase: Blockbuster Inc. (BBI)

Carl Icahn initiated holdings in Blockbuster Inc.. His purchase prices were between $0.215 and $0.5623, with an estimated average price of $0.35. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was less than 0.01%. His holdings were 675,160 shares as of 06/30/2010.

Blockbuster Inc. is a world's retailer of rentable home videocassettes, DVDs and video games. Blockbuster Inc. has a market cap of $31.5 million; its shares were traded at around $0.15 .

Sold Out: Adventrx Pharmaceuticals Inc (ANX)

Carl Icahn sold out his holdings in Adventrx Pharmaceuticals Inc. His sale prices were between $1.61 and $6.75, with an estimated average price of $3.13.

Adventrx Pharmaceuticals Inc. is a biopharmaceutical research and development company whose business strategy is to commercialize edge medical research through licensing agreements with prominent universities and research institutions. Adventrx Pharmaceuticals Inc has a market cap of $26.3 million; its shares were traded at around $1.84 with and P/S ratio of 87.68.


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