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Whitney Tilson Buys PRIS, WSC, HHC, CLMS, BRK.A, BBY, JPM, Sells HRB, WFC, MCF, TGT, BR, PFE

William Spetrino Jr

gurufocus

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Whitney Tilson reported his Q4 portfolio. As of 12/31/2010, T2 Partners Management, LP owns 101 stocks with a total value of $322 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.

Whitney Tilson made into headlines lately with his short position in NetFlix (NFLX). He then covered the short at a loss. Tilson is also short with St. Joe, in company with David Einhorn. St. Joe is making news as Bruce Berkowitz takes an activist role toward the company.

Although Whitney Tilson is one of the most publicized Warren Buffett disciples, his portfolio looks very different from Buffett’s. Tilson owns more than 100 positions, including shorts and options. Warren Buffett has a much concentrated portfolio.

Whitney Tilson bought into BP at the peak of the BP oil spill crisis. That was a good move. He has since reducing the position.

This is the portfolio chart of Whitney Tilson. 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 Whitney Tilson's stock buys and sells, go to http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Whitney+Tilson

This is the sector weightings of his portfolio:

Consumer Services 22.7%
Financials 18.9%
Technology 15.3%
Oil & Gas 6.9%
Consumer Goods 6.9%
Industrials 4.1%
Telecommunications 3.5%
Health Care 3.1%
Basic Materials 0.2%


These are the top 5 holdings of Whitney Tilson

  1. BP P.L.C. (BP) - 274,081 shares, 3.76% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 61.79%
  2. GENERAL GROWTH PROPERTIES INC. (GGP) - 777,467 shares, 3.74% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 32.46%
  3. Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) - 407,358 shares, 3.53% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 60.51%
  4. CIT GROUP INC. NEW (CIT) - 239,363 shares, 3.5% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 58.22%
  5. PROMOTORA DE INFORMACIONES S.A. (PRIS) - 1,320,481 shares, 3.29% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 10000%


Added: Seagate Technology (STX)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Seagate Technology by 1690.08%. His purchase prices were between $11.48 and $15.92, with an estimated average price of $14.33. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 3%. His holdings were 681,180 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Added: Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Microsoft Corp. by 60.51%. His purchase prices were between $23.91 and $28.3, with an estimated average price of $26.33. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.33%. His holdings were 407,358 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Added: Cit Group Inc. New (CIT)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Cit Group Inc. New by 58.22%. His purchase prices were between $39.46 and $47.05, with an estimated average price of $42.29. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.29%. His holdings were 239,363 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Added: Aspen Insurance Holding Ltd. (AHL)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Aspen Insurance Holding Ltd. by 228.47%. His purchase prices were between $28.21 and $31.5, with an estimated average price of $29.53. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.71%. His holdings were 115,000 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Added: American Express Company (AXP)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in American Express Company by 45.99%. His purchase prices were between $37.82 and $46.37, with an estimated average price of $42.16. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.52%. His holdings were 124,344 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Added: Iridium Communications Inc Warrants Expiring 2/14/ (IRDMW)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Iridium Communications Inc Warrants Expiring 2/14/ by 22.12%. His purchase prices were between $2.25 and $3.33, with an estimated average price of $2.74. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.47%. His holdings were 3,388,193 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Added: Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Cisco Systems Inc. by 106.9%. His purchase prices were between $19.07 and $24.49, with an estimated average price of $21.26. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.39%. His holdings were 120,000 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Added: Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Iridium Communications Inc by 14.1%. His purchase prices were between $8.13 and $9.73, with an estimated average price of $8.87. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.34%. His holdings were 1,073,493 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Added: Terra Nova Royalty Corp. (TTT)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Terra Nova Royalty Corp. by 100%. His purchase prices were between $7.6 and $8.68, with an estimated average price of $8.08. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.27%. His holdings were 220,000 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Added: Laboratory Corp. Of Amer. (LH)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Laboratory Corp. Of Amer. by 19.57%. His purchase prices were between $77.92 and $88.92, with an estimated average price of $82.6. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.12%. His holdings were 27,500 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Added: Himax Technologies Inc. (HIMX)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Himax Technologies Inc. by 44.74%. His purchase prices were between $2 and $2.41, with an estimated average price of $2.22. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.12%. His holdings were 550,000 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Added: Emc Corp. (EMC)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Emc Corp. by 21.2%. His purchase prices were between $19.61 and $23.09, with an estimated average price of $21.61. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.11%. His holdings were 85,768 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Added: Wet Seal Inc. (WTSLA)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Wet Seal Inc. by 314.93%. His purchase prices were between $3.11 and $3.86, with an estimated average price of $3.53. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.11%. His holdings were 130,436 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Added: Madison Square Garden Inc. (MSG)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Madison Square Garden Inc. by 30.95%. His purchase prices were between $20.46 and $25.62, with an estimated average price of $22.62. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.1%. His holdings were 55,000 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Added: Slm Corp. (SLM)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Slm Corp. by 83.75%. His purchase prices were between $11.06 and $13.05, with an estimated average price of $11.89. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.03%. His holdings were 18,557 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Added: Beneficial Mutual Bancorp Inc. (BNCL)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Beneficial Mutual Bancorp Inc. by 21.59%. His purchase prices were between $7.23 and $9.19, with an estimated average price of $8.15. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. His holdings were 49,630 shares as of 12/31/2010.

New Purchase: Promotora De Informaciones S.a. (PRIS)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Promotora De Informaciones S.a.. His purchase prices were between $7.3 and $8.44, with an estimated average price of $8.1. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 3.29%. His holdings were 1,320,481 shares as of 12/31/2010.

New Purchase: Promotora De Informaciones S.a. Covertible (PRIS.B)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Promotora De Informaciones S.a. Covertible. His purchase prices were between $8.99 and $9.95, with an estimated average price of $9.62. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 2.76%. His holdings were 929,475 shares as of 12/31/2010.

New Purchase: Wesco Financial Corp. (WSC)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Wesco Financial Corp.. His purchase prices were between $356 and $371.67, with an estimated average price of $363.24. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.85%. His holdings were 16,197 shares as of 12/31/2010.

New Purchase: The Howard Hughes Corp. (HHC)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in The Howard Hughes Corp.. His purchase prices were between $36.9 and $56, with an estimated average price of $47.13. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.22%. His holdings were 72,098 shares as of 12/31/2010.

New Purchase: Calamos Asset Management Inc. (CLMS)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Calamos Asset Management Inc.. His purchase prices were between $11.13 and $14.1, with an estimated average price of $12.49. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.52%. His holdings were 120,000 shares as of 12/31/2010.

New Purchase: Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Berkshire Hathaway. His purchase prices were between $118575 and $125612, with an estimated average price of $121699. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.49%. His holdings were 13 shares as of 12/31/2010.

New Purchase: Best Buy Company Inc. (BBY)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Best Buy Company Inc.. His purchase prices were between $33.46 and $44.86, with an estimated average price of $41. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.4%. His holdings were 37,500 shares as of 12/31/2010.

New Purchase: Jpmorgan Chase & Co. (JPM.WS)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Jpmorgan Chase & Co.. His purchase prices were between $12.02 and $14.76, with an estimated average price of $13.38. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.39%. His holdings were 87,800 shares as of 12/31/2010.

New Purchase: Idt Corp. (IDT.C)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Idt Corp.. His purchase prices were between $11.02 and $28.4, with an estimated average price of $19.04. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.32%. His holdings were 40,000 shares as of 12/31/2010.

New Purchase: Artio Global Investors Inc. (ART)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Artio Global Investors Inc.. His purchase prices were between $12.91 and $17.7, with an estimated average price of $15.07. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.3%. His holdings were 65,637 shares as of 12/31/2010.

New Purchase: Telular Corp. (WRLS)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Telular Corp.. His purchase prices were between $3.05 and $6.77, with an estimated average price of $4.91. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.29%. His holdings were 140,000 shares as of 12/31/2010.

New Purchase: Alleghany Corp. (Y)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Alleghany Corp.. His purchase prices were between $294.86 and $311, with an estimated average price of $302.67. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.27%. His holdings were 2,800 shares as of 12/31/2010.

New Purchase: Lecg Corp. (XPRT)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Lecg Corp.. His purchase prices were between $0.78 and $1.62, with an estimated average price of $1.06. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.26%. His holdings were 614,816 shares as of 12/31/2010.

New Purchase: Maxygen Inc. (MAXY)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Maxygen Inc.. His purchase prices were between $3.75 and $6.84, with an estimated average price of $5.95. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.19%. His holdings were 159,000 shares as of 12/31/2010.

New Purchase: Atlas Energy Inc. (ATLS)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Atlas Energy Inc.. His purchase prices were between $28.76 and $44, with an estimated average price of $37.82. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.09%. His holdings were 6,918 shares as of 12/31/2010.

New Purchase: Wilmington Trust Corp. (WL)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Wilmington Trust Corp.. His purchase prices were between $3.92 and $8.77, with an estimated average price of $5.42. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.05%. His holdings were 37,077 shares as of 12/31/2010.

New Purchase: Iridium Communications Inc Warrants (IRDMZ)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Iridium Communications Inc Warrants. His purchase prices were between $1.31 and $1.96, with an estimated average price of $1.59. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.01%. His holdings were 19,176 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Reduced: Bp P.l.c. (BP)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Bp P.l.c. by 61.79%. His sale prices were between $40 and $44.44, with an estimated average price of $42.11. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -6.08%. Whitney Tilson still held 274,081 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Reduced: Two Harbors Investment Corp. (TWO)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Two Harbors Investment Corp. by 70.08%. His sale prices were between $8.96 and $10.25, with an estimated average price of $9.54. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -3.77%. Whitney Tilson still held 700,361 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Reduced: Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Automatic Data Processing Inc. by 46.65%. His sale prices were between $41.75 and $46.91, with an estimated average price of $44.98. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -2.08%. Whitney Tilson still held 165,318 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Reduced: General Growth Properties Inc. (GGP)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in General Growth Properties Inc. by 32.46%. His sale prices were between $14.31 and $17.8, with an estimated average price of $15.97. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.8%. Whitney Tilson still held 777,467 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Reduced: Anheuserbusch Inbev Sa/nv (BUD)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Anheuserbusch Inbev Sa/nv by 31.75%. His sale prices were between $54.94 and $63.88, with an estimated average price of $59.69. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.06%. Whitney Tilson still held 128,605 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Reduced: Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Sears Holdings Corp. by 87.56%. His sale prices were between $63.7 and $76.32, with an estimated average price of $70.16. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.49%. Whitney Tilson still held 3,163 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Reduced: Liberty Media Corp. Capital Common Series A (LCAPA)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Liberty Media Corp. Capital Common Series A by 64.79%. His sale prices were between $52.91 and $63.32, with an estimated average price of $58.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.39%. Whitney Tilson still held 10,868 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Reduced: Crosstex Energy L.p. Ltd. Partnership Interest (XTEX)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Crosstex Energy L.p. Ltd. Partnership Interest by 73.36%. His sale prices were between $12.82 and $14.39, with an estimated average price of $13.88. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.39%. Whitney Tilson still held 30,511 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Reduced: Hot Topic Inc. (HOTT)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Hot Topic Inc. by 82.26%. His sale prices were between $5.44 and $6.75, with an estimated average price of $6.02. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.32%. Whitney Tilson still held 37,999 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Reduced: Echostar Corp. (SATS)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Echostar Corp. by 34.86%. His sale prices were between $18.77 and $24.74, with an estimated average price of $20.85. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.29%. Whitney Tilson still held 70,698 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Reduced: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Yahoo! Inc. by 65.42%. His sale prices were between $14.23 and $17.02, with an estimated average price of $16.17. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.28%. Whitney Tilson still held 29,944 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Reduced: Winndixie Stores Inc. (WINN)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Winndixie Stores Inc. by 20.03%. His sale prices were between $6.08 and $7.28, with an estimated average price of $6.92. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.19%. Whitney Tilson still held 337,619 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Reduced: Lennar Corp. (LEN.B)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Lennar Corp. by 28.77%. His sale prices were between $11.6301 and $15.62, with an estimated average price of $13.24. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.11%. Whitney Tilson still held 56,293 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Reduced: Wendys International Inc. (WEN)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Wendys International Inc. by 45.26%. His sale prices were between $4.31 and $5.01, with an estimated average price of $4.71. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.07%. Whitney Tilson still held 59,103 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Reduced: Intel Corp. (INTC)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Intel Corp. by 44.7%. His sale prices were between $18.87 and $21.91, with an estimated average price of $20.69. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.02%. Whitney Tilson still held 4,410 shares as of 12/31/2010.

Sold Out: H&r Block Inc. (HRB)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in H&r Block Inc.. His sale prices were between $10.62 and $14.21, with an estimated average price of $12.44.

Sold Out: Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Wells Fargo & Co.. His sale prices were between $23.58 and $31.31, with an estimated average price of $27.68.

Sold Out: Contango Oil & Gas Co. (MCF)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Contango Oil & Gas Co.. His sale prices were between $50.3 and $59.91, with an estimated average price of $55.9.

Sold Out: Target Corp. (TGT)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Target Corp.. His sale prices were between $51.94 and $60.26, with an estimated average price of $56.14.

Sold Out: Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc (BR)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. His sale prices were between $20.59 and $22.88, with an estimated average price of $21.75.

Sold Out: Pfizer Inc. (PFE)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Pfizer Inc.. His sale prices were between $16.3 and $17.8, with an estimated average price of $17.16.

Sold Out: Dreamworks Animation Skg Inc. (DWA)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Dreamworks Animation Skg Inc.. His sale prices were between $29.01 and $37, with an estimated average price of $32.14.

Sold Out: Staples Inc. (SPLS)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Staples Inc.. His sale prices were between $20 and $22.92, with an estimated average price of $21.37.

Sold Out: Diamond Hill Investment Group Inc. (DHIL)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Diamond Hill Investment Group Inc.. His sale prices were between $69.24 and $84.86, with an estimated average price of $77.19.

Sold Out: The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in The Goldman Sachs Group Inc.. His sale prices were between $146.57 and $171.07, with an estimated average price of $161.71.

Sold Out: Citigroup Inc. (C)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Citigroup Inc.. His sale prices were between $3.95 and $4.81, with an estimated average price of $4.35.

Sold Out: Ambassadors International Inc. (AMIE)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Ambassadors International Inc.. His sale prices were between $1.59 and $2.34, with an estimated average price of $1.84.

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