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Concentrated Positions in Diversified Soros Portfolio: GLD, MON, IOC, PXP, TEVA, WFT

November 16, 2010 | About:
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George Soros is not known for concentrated stock investing. The Investment Guru held $4.77 billion in 736 stocks as of September 30, 2010. 177 of his holdings are new names in his portfolio.

However, when he puts a significant portion of his portfolio in one stock, he is showing his conviction.

Here are his top holdings:

No. 1: Spider Gold Shares (GLD), Weightings: 8.98% - 4,697,008 Shares

Street Tracks Gold Shares offer investors a new, innovative, relatively cost efficient and secure way to access the gold market. Spider Gold Shares has a market cap of $56.69 billion; its shares were traded at around $132.42.



No. 2: Monsanto Company (MON), Weightings: 4.67% - 6,522,804 Shares

Monsanto is a global provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural products for growers and downstream customers, such as grain processors and consumers, in the agricultural markets. Monsanto Company has a market cap of $32.61 billion; its shares were traded at around $60.79 with a P/E ratio of 25.3 and P/S ratio of 3.1. The dividend yield of Monsanto Company stocks is 1.8%. Monsanto Company had an annual average earning growth of 19.2% over the past 10 years.



No. 3: InterOil Corp. (IOC), Weightings: 4.11% - 4,022,422 Shares

Interoil Corp is a vertically integrated energy company whose primary focus is Papua New Guinea and the surrounding region. Interoil Corp. has a market cap of $3.39 billion; its shares were traded at around $79.18 with a P/E ratio of 95.4 and P/S ratio of 4.9.



No. 4: Plains Exploration & Production Company (PXP), Weightings: 2.7% - 6,781,315 Shares

Plains Exploration & Production Company is an independent oil and gas company primarily engaged in the activities of acquiring, developing, exploring and producing oil and gas properties primarily in the United States. Plains Exploration & Production Company has a market cap of $4.07 billion; its shares were traded at around $29.07 with a P/E ratio of 13 and P/S ratio of 3.4.



No. 5: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (TEVA), Weightings: 1.93% - 2,444,400 Shares

TEVA Pharmaceuticals USA, the business is to develop, manufacture, and market generic pharmaceuticals. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. has a market cap of $47.64 billion; its shares were traded at around $50.95 with a P/E ratio of 12 and P/S ratio of 3.4. The dividend yield of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. stocks is 1.4%. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. had an annual average earning growth of 22.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. the business predictability rank of 4-star.



No. 6: Weatherford International, Ltd. (WFT), Weightings: 1.83% - 7,175,522 Shares

Weatherford International is one of the world's providers of equipment and services used for the drilling, completion and production of oil and natural gas wells. Weatherford International, Ltd. has a market cap of $14.35 billion; its shares were traded at around $19.37 with a P/E ratio of 52.3 and P/S ratio of 1.6. Weatherford International, Ltd. had an annual average earning growth of 18.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Weatherford International, Ltd. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.



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