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Stocks That Hedge Fund Giant David Tepper Keeps Buying: MSFT, GT, AMR, RBS.PT, LCC

February 27, 2011 | About:

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In the previous article we reviewed David Tepper’s investment strategy and his top stocks. In this article we discussed the stocks he has been buying during the past quarters. These stocks are Microsoft Corp., Goodyear Tire & Rubber, AMR, The Royal Bank Of Scotland Group Plc., Us Airways Group Inc.

These are the details.

No. 1: Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), Weightings: 3.43% - 6,040,911 Shares

David Tepper owns 6,040,911 shares of MSFT, valued as $169 million as of Dec. 31, 2010, which accounts for 3.43% of his equity portfolio. David Tepper added his positions in the Sep. 30, 2010 quarter by 17.12%, again in the Dec. 31, 2010 quarter by 115.68%.

Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of software products for a multitude of computing devices. Microsoft Corp. has a market cap of $227.15 billion; its shares were traded at around $26.55 with a P/E ratio of 11.3 and P/S ratio of 3.64. The dividend yield of Microsoft Corp. stocks is 2.41%. Microsoft Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 12.6% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Microsoft Corp. the business predictability rank of 3-star.



No. 2: Goodyear Tire & Rubber (GT), Weightings: 2.43% - 10,078,064 Shares

David Tepper owns 10,078,064 shares of GT, valued as $119 million as of Dec. 31, 2010, which accounts for 2.43% of his equity portfolio. David Tepper added his positions in the Sep. 30, 2010 quarter by 12.32%, again in the Dec. 31, 2010 quarter by 227.45%.

Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. Goodyear Tire & Rubber has a market cap of $3.38 billion; its shares were traded at around $13.9 with a P/E ratio of 33.1 and P/S ratio of 0.18.



No. 3: AMR (AMR), Weightings: 0.74% - 4,653,263 Shares

David Tepper owns 4,653,263 shares of AMR, valued as $36 million as of Dec. 31, 2010, which accounts for 0.74% of his equity portfolio. David Tepper added his positions in the Sep. 30, 2010 quarter by 16.36%, again in the Dec. 31, 2010 quarter by 55.07%.

AMR Corporation operations fall almost entirely in the airline industry. Amr has a market cap of $2.21 billion; its shares were traded at around $6.64 with and P/S ratio of 0.1.



No. 4: The Royal Bank Of Scotland Group Plc. (RBS.PT), Weightings: 0.67% - 2,028,914 Shares

David Tepper owns 2,028,914 shares of RBS.PT, valued as $33 million as of Dec. 31, 2010, which accounts for 0.67% of his equity portfolio. David Tepper added his positions in the Sep. 30, 2010 quarter by 0.81%, again in the Dec. 31, 2010 quarter by 0.28%.

This is just one of the many preferred stocks that are owned by Mr. Tepper. Check here for the list of all the preferred stocks that he owns.



No. 5: US Airways Group Inc. (LCC), Weightings: 0.59% - 2,901,415 Shares

David Tepper owns 2,901,415 shares of LCC, valued as $29 million as of Dec. 31, 2010, which accounts for 0.59% of his equity portfolio. David Tepper added his positions in the Sep. 30, 2010 quarter by 29.62%, again in the Dec. 31, 2010 quarter by 27.91%.

America West Holdings Corporation is the parent company of AWA and TLC. Us Airways Group Inc. has a market cap of $1.38 billion; its shares were traded at around $8.57 with a P/E ratio of 3.91 and P/S ratio of 0.12.



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