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Whitney Tilson Buys CSTR, DELL, WDC, GME, DO, TGT, Sells ADP, WSC, AXP, BP, VOD, NOC

Whitney Tilson of T2 Partners reported his first quarter holdings. He has quite high turnovers and bought many new stocks. Tilson buys Coinstar Inc., Dell Inc., Microsoft Corp., Two Harbors Investment Corp., Western Digital Corp. and many others in the 3-months ended 03/31/2011, according to the most recent filings of his investment company, T2 Partners Management, LP. As of 03/31/2011, T2 Partners Management, LP owns 90 stocks with a total value of $399 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.

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This is the sector weightings of his portfolio:

Technology 21.5%
Financials 16.5%
Consumer Services 9.5%
Consumer Goods 6.1%
Oil & Gas 4.4%
Telecommunications 3.5%
Industrials 3.2%
Health Care 2.2%
Basic Materials 0.1%


These are the top 5 holdings of Whitney Tilson

  1. Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) - 585,358 shares, 3.72% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 43.7%
  2. BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY (BRK.B) - 153,016 shares, 3.21% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 28.59%
  3. Seagate Technology (STX) - 881,180 shares, 3.18% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 29.36%
  4. CIT GROUP INC. NEW (CIT) - 272,363 shares, 2.9% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 13.79%
  5. Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM) - 1,292,460 shares, 2.58% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 20.4%


Added: Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Microsoft Corp. by 43.7%. His purchase prices were between $24.78 and $28.87, with an estimated average price of $27.04. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.13%. His holdings were 585,358 shares as of 03/31/2011.

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 $215.69 billion; its shares were traded at around $25.67 with a P/E ratio of 10.4 and P/S ratio of 3.5. The dividend yield of Microsoft Corp. stocks is 2.5%. 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.

Added: Two Harbors Investment Corp. (TWO)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Two Harbors Investment Corp. by 228.49%. His purchase prices were between $9.62 and $11.34, with an estimated average price of $10.35. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.08%. His holdings were 2,300,621 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Two Harbors Investment Corp is a Real Estate Investment Trust that focuses on investing in, financing and managing residential mortgage-backed securities and mortgage loans. Two Harbors Investment Corp. has a market cap of $697.6 million; its shares were traded at around $10.65 with a P/E ratio of 7.8 and P/S ratio of 14.9. The dividend yield of Two Harbors Investment Corp. stocks is 15%.

Added: The Howard Hughes Corp. (HHC)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in The Howard Hughes Corp. by 63.51%. His purchase prices were between $50.28 and $70, with an estimated average price of $58.08. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.81%. His holdings were 117,890 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Howard Hughes Corporation operates as a real estate company engaged in the development of master planned communities and other strategic real estate development opportunities across the United States. The Howard Hughes Corp. has a market cap of $2.6 billion; its shares were traded at around $68.84 with and P/S ratio of 18.2.

Added: Seagate Technology (STX)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Seagate Technology by 29.36%. His purchase prices were between $12.29 and $15.03, with an estimated average price of $13.83. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.72%. His holdings were 881,180 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Seagate Technology is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of hard disc drives, providing products for a wide-range of applications, including Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing, Consumer Electronics and Branded Solutions. Seagate Technology has a market cap of $8.04 billion; its shares were traded at around $17.75 with a P/E ratio of 10.7 and P/S ratio of 0.7. The dividend yield of Seagate Technology stocks is 4%.

Added: Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Berkshire Hathaway by 28.59%. His purchase prices were between $79.4 and $87.28, with an estimated average price of $83.37. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.71%. His holdings were 153,016 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. is a holding company owning subsidiaries engaged in a number of diverse business activities. Berkshire Hathaway has a market cap of $200.86 billion; its shares were traded at around $81.23 with a P/E ratio of 16 and P/S ratio of 1.5. Berkshire Hathaway had an annual average earnings growth of 10.8% over the past 10 years.

Added: Idt Corp. (IDT)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Idt Corp. by 225%. His purchase prices were between $22.78 and $27.73, with an estimated average price of $25.36. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.61%. His holdings were 130,000 shares as of 03/31/2011.

IDT Corporation, through its IDT Telecom subsidiary, is a facilities-based, multinational carrier that provides a broad range of telecommunications services to retail and wholesale customers worldwide. Idt Corp. has a market cap of $678.9 million; its shares were traded at around $29.52 with a P/E ratio of 15.9 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Idt Corp. stocks is 3%.

Added: Cisco Systems Inc. (CSCO)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Cisco Systems Inc. by 104.17%. His purchase prices were between $17 and $22.05, with an estimated average price of $19.5. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.54%. His holdings were 245,000 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Cisco Systems, Inc. is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Cisco Systems Inc. has a market cap of $98.34 billion; its shares were traded at around $17.79 with a P/E ratio of 12.4 and P/S ratio of 2.4. The dividend yield of Cisco Systems Inc. stocks is 1.4%. Cisco Systems Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 23% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Cisco Systems Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

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

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Iridium Communications Inc Warrants Expiring 2/14/ by 25.29%. His purchase prices were between $2.11 and $3.3, with an estimated average price of $2.55. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.51%. His holdings were 4,244,913 shares as of 03/31/2011.

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Added: Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Iridium Communications Inc by 20.4%. His purchase prices were between $7.68 and $9.4, with an estimated average price of $8.43. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.44%. His holdings were 1,292,460 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Iridium Communications Inc., formerly GHL Acquisition Corp. Iridium Communications Inc has a market cap of $584.5 million; its shares were traded at around $8.32 with a P/E ratio of 7.6 and P/S ratio of 1.7.

Added: Telular Corp. (WRLS)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Telular Corp. by 168.68%. His purchase prices were between $6.5 and $8.45, with an estimated average price of $7.05. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.43%. His holdings were 376,147 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Telular Corporation is a leader in the design and manufacturing of wireless products. Telular Corp. has a market cap of $101.9 million; its shares were traded at around $6.79 with a P/E ratio of 37.7 and P/S ratio of 2.1. The dividend yield of Telular Corp. stocks is 3%.

Added: Anheuserbusch Inbev Sa/nv (BUD)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Anheuserbusch Inbev Sa/nv by 20.09%. His purchase prices were between $53.9 and $58.68, with an estimated average price of $56.43. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.37%. His holdings were 154,440 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Anheuser-Busch Companies is the holding company parent of Anheuser-BuschIncorporated and to a number of subsidiaries that conduct variousother business operations. Anheuserbusch Inbev Sa/nv has a market cap of $95.11 billion; its shares were traded at around $59.25 with a P/E ratio of 18.9 and P/S ratio of 2.6. The dividend yield of Anheuserbusch Inbev Sa/nv stocks is 1.6%.

Added: Cit Group Inc. New (CIT)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Cit Group Inc. New by 13.79%. His purchase prices were between $41.82 and $49.01, with an estimated average price of $45.21. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.35%. His holdings were 272,363 shares as of 03/31/2011.

CIT Group Inc. is a bank holding company that provides financing and leasing capital for commercial companies throughout the world. Cit Group Inc. New has a market cap of $8.67 billion; its shares were traded at around $43.24 with a P/E ratio of 20.9 and P/S ratio of 1.4.

Added: Aspen Insurance Holding Ltd. (AHL)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Aspen Insurance Holding Ltd. by 30.43%. His purchase prices were between $26.17 and $30.74, with an estimated average price of $28.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.24%. His holdings were 150,000 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Aspen Insurance Holdings is a Bermudian holding company that provides property and casualty reinsurance in the global market, property and liability insurance principally in the United Kingdom and surplus lines insurance in the United States. Aspen Insurance Holding Ltd. has a market cap of $2 billion; its shares were traded at around $28.32 with a P/E ratio of 44.3 and P/S ratio of 0.9. The dividend yield of Aspen Insurance Holding Ltd. stocks is 2.2%.

Added: Capital Southwest Corp. (CSWC)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Capital Southwest Corp. by 191.12%. His purchase prices were between $89.14 and $104.81, with an estimated average price of $97.48. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.21%. His holdings were 14,000 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Capital Southwest Corporation is a venture capital investment company whose objective is to achieve capital appreciation through long-term investments in businesses believed to have favorable growth potential. Capital Southwest Corp. has a market cap of $361.8 million; its shares were traded at around $96.41 with and P/S ratio of 59.2. The dividend yield of Capital Southwest Corp. stocks is 0.8%. Capital Southwest Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 7.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Capital Southwest Corp. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

Added: Medallion Financial Corp. (TAXI)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Medallion Financial Corp. by 64.6%. His purchase prices were between $7.82 and $8.77, with an estimated average price of $8.18. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.12%. His holdings were 139,914 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Medallion Financial Corp. is a specialty finance company that originates and services loans that finance taxicab medallions and various types of commercial loans. Medallion Financial Corp. has a market cap of $162.4 million; its shares were traded at around $9.3 with a P/E ratio of 13.9 and P/S ratio of 4.4. The dividend yield of Medallion Financial Corp. stocks is 6.9%. Medallion Financial Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 4.9% over the past 10 years.

Added: Mvc Capital Inc. (MVC)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Mvc Capital Inc. by 37.81%. His purchase prices were between $12.96 and $15.09, with an estimated average price of $14.05. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.11%. His holdings were 115,900 shares as of 03/31/2011.

MVC CAPITAL INC is a business development company traded on the New York Stock Exchange, under the listing symbol MVC and is advised by The Tokarz Group Advisers LLC. Mvc Capital Inc. has a market cap of $323.2 million; its shares were traded at around $13.47 with a P/E ratio of 44.9 and P/S ratio of 13.8. The dividend yield of Mvc Capital Inc. stocks is 3.6%.

Added: The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in The Madison Square Garden Company by 29.09%. His purchase prices were between $24.17 and $29.71, with an estimated average price of $26.57. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.11%. His holdings were 71,000 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Madison Square Garden is a fully-integrated sports, entertainment and media business. The Madison Square Garden Company has a market cap of $1.69 billion; its shares were traded at around $27.08 with a P/E ratio of 24.6 and P/S ratio of 1.4.

Added: Best Buy Company Inc. (BBY)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Best Buy Company Inc. by 33.33%. His purchase prices were between $29.08 and $35.91, with an estimated average price of $33.21. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.09%. His holdings were 50,000 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Best Buy operates in a single business segment, selling personal computers and other home office products, consumer electronics, entertainment software, major appliances and related accessories principally through its retail stores. Best Buy Company Inc. has a market cap of $11.83 billion; its shares were traded at around $30.38 with a P/E ratio of 8.7 and P/S ratio of 0.2. The dividend yield of Best Buy Company Inc. stocks is 2%. Best Buy Company Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 13.9% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Best Buy Company Inc. the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

Added: Alleghany Corp. (Y)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Alleghany Corp. by 33.05%. His purchase prices were between $298.088 and $335.529, with an estimated average price of $314.61. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.08%. His holdings were 3,800 shares as of 03/31/2011.

ALLEGHANY CORP. is engaged, through its subsidiaries Chicago Title and Trust Company (``CT&T``), Chicago Title Insurance Company (``CTI``), Security Union Title Insurance Company (``Security Union``) and Ticor Title Insurance Company (``Ticor Title``) and their subsidiaries, in the sale and underwriting of title insurance and in other real estate-related services businesses, and through CT&T's subsidiary, Alleghany Asset Management, Inc. Alleghany Corp. has a market cap of $2.95 billion; its shares were traded at around $330.6 with a P/E ratio of 17.7 and P/S ratio of 3. Alleghany Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 2.3% over the past 10 years.

Added: Yahoo! Inc. (YHOO)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Yahoo! Inc. by 41.68%. His purchase prices were between $15.5725 and $17.77, with an estimated average price of $16.63. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.05%. His holdings were 42,426 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Yahoo! Inc. is a global Internet communications, commerce and media company that offers a comprehensive branded network of services. Yahoo! Inc. has a market cap of $24.29 billion; its shares were traded at around $18.55 with a P/E ratio of 23.8 and P/S ratio of 3.8.

Added: Iridium Communications Inc Warrants (IRDMZ)

Whitney Tilson added to his holdings in Iridium Communications Inc Warrants by 399.4%. His purchase prices were between $1.04 and $1.88, with an estimated average price of $1.44. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.03%. His holdings were 95,765 shares as of 03/31/2011.

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New Purchase: Coinstar Inc. (CSTR)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Coinstar Inc.. His purchase prices were between $38.96 and $57.58, with an estimated average price of $45.48. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.21%. His holdings were 105,000 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Coinstar, Inc. operate a national network of self-service coin-counting machines in the U. Coinstar Inc. has a market cap of $1.73 billion; its shares were traded at around $54.23 with a P/E ratio of 24.8 and P/S ratio of 1.2. Coinstar Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 17% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Coinstar Inc. the business predictability rank of 4-star.

New Purchase: Dell Inc. (DELL)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Dell Inc.. His purchase prices were between $13.15 and $15.83, with an estimated average price of $14.44. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.17%. His holdings were 322,300 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Dell Inc. is a premier provider of products and services required for customers worldwide to build their information-technology and Internet infrastructures. Dell Inc. has a market cap of $31.29 billion; its shares were traded at around $16.41 with a P/E ratio of 10.2 and P/S ratio of 0.5. Dell Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 4.2% over the past 10 years.

New Purchase: Western Digital Corp. (WDC)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Western Digital Corp.. His purchase prices were between $29.44 and $37.71, with an estimated average price of $33.83. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.93%. His holdings were 100,000 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Western Digital Corp. designs, develops, manufactures and markets a broad line of hard drives featuring leading-edge technology. Western Digital Corp. has a market cap of $9.01 billion; its shares were traded at around $38.9 with a P/E ratio of 10.5 and P/S ratio of 0.9. Western Digital Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 40.2% over the past 5 years.

New Purchase: Gamestop Corp (GME)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Gamestop Corp. His purchase prices were between $19.5 and $22.91, with an estimated average price of $20.62. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.62%. His holdings were 110,000 shares as of 03/31/2011.

GameStop Corp. is the world's largest video game and entertainment software retailer. Gamestop Corp has a market cap of $3.63 billion; its shares were traded at around $25.78 with a P/E ratio of 9.6 and P/S ratio of 0.4. Gamestop Corp had an annual average earnings growth of 17.8% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Gamestop Corp the business predictability rank of 3-star.

New Purchase: Target Corp. (TGT)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Target Corp.. His purchase prices were between $49.16 and $60.77, with an estimated average price of $53.44. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.58%. His holdings were 45,933 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Target Corporation operates large-format general merchandise and food discount stores in the United States, which include Target and SuperTarget stores. Target Corp. has a market cap of $34.98 billion; its shares were traded at around $50.47 with a P/E ratio of 12.6 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Target Corp. stocks is 2%. Target Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 9.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Target Corp. the business predictability rank of 5-star.

New Purchase: Diamond Offshore Drilling (DO)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Diamond Offshore Drilling. His purchase prices were between $64.74 and $78.96, with an estimated average price of $73.68. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.58%. His holdings were 30,000 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Diamond Offshore Drilling, Inc. engages principally in the contract drilling of offshore oil and gas wells. Diamond Offshore Drilling has a market cap of $9.96 billion; its shares were traded at around $71.64 with a P/E ratio of 10.8 and P/S ratio of 3. The dividend yield of Diamond Offshore Drilling stocks is 0.7%. Diamond Offshore Drilling had an annual average earnings growth of 34.4% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Diamond Offshore Drilling the business predictability rank of 3-star.

New Purchase: Transatlantic Petroleum Ltd. (TAT)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Transatlantic Petroleum Ltd.. His purchase prices were between $2.85 and $3.45, with an estimated average price of $3.13. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.43%. His holdings were 550,000 shares as of 03/31/2011.

TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. is a vertically integrated, international oil and gas company. Transatlantic Petroleum Ltd. has a market cap of $773.6 million; its shares were traded at around $2.3 with and P/S ratio of 26.4.

New Purchase: Republic Airways Holdings Inc. (RJET)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Republic Airways Holdings Inc.. His purchase prices were between $5.97 and $7.72, with an estimated average price of $6.46. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.34%. His holdings were 210,388 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Republic Airway is a holding company that operates Chautauqua Airlines, Inc. Republic Airways Holdings Inc. has a market cap of $235.2 million; its shares were traded at around $4.88 with a P/E ratio of 4.9 and P/S ratio of 0.1. Republic Airways Holdings Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 26.2% over the past 5 years.

New Purchase: Richardson Electronics Ltd. (RELL)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Richardson Electronics Ltd.. His purchase prices were between $11.69 and $13.24, with an estimated average price of $12.91. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.34%. His holdings were 102,800 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Richardson Electronics, Ltd. is a global provider of Engineered Solutions, serving the RF, Wireless & Power Conversion; Electron Device; Security; and Display Systems markets. Richardson Electronics Ltd. has a market cap of $244.1 million; its shares were traded at around $13.35 with a P/E ratio of 15.7 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Richardson Electronics Ltd. stocks is 1.5%.

New Purchase: West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. (WST)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in West Pharmaceutical Services Inc.. His purchase prices were between $38.81 and $44.52, with an estimated average price of $41.2. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.32%. His holdings were 360,000 shares as of 03/31/2011.

West Pharmaceutical Services applies technologies to the process of bringing new drug therapies and healthcare products. West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. has a market cap of $1.59 billion; its shares were traded at around $47.44 with a P/E ratio of 22.4 and P/S ratio of 1.4. The dividend yield of West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. stocks is 1.4%. West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 12.2% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated West Pharmaceutical Services Inc. the business predictability rank of 3-star.

New Purchase: Sprott Resource Lending Corp (SILU)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Sprott Resource Lending Corp. His purchase prices were between $1.75 and $1.88, with an estimated average price of $1.81. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.28%. His holdings were 627,542 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Sprott Resource Lending Corp., formerly known as Quest Capital Corp. Sprott Resource Lending Corp has a market cap of $275.3 million; its shares were traded at around $1.78 with and P/S ratio of 28.1.

New Purchase: General Electric (GE)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in General Electric. His purchase prices were between $18.28 and $21.52, with an estimated average price of $19.96. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.13%. His holdings were 26,562 shares as of 03/31/2011.

General Electric is one of the largest and most diversified industrial corporations in the world. General Electric has a market cap of $215.56 billion; its shares were traded at around $20.3 with a P/E ratio of 16.1 and P/S ratio of 1.4. The dividend yield of General Electric stocks is 2.8%. General Electric had an annual average earnings growth of 13.1% over the past 10 years.

New Purchase: U.s. Global Investors Inc. (GROW)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in U.s. Global Investors Inc.. His purchase prices were between $7.04 and $8.44, with an estimated average price of $7.79. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.11%. His holdings were 53,000 shares as of 03/31/2011.

US GLOBAL INVESTMENTS and its wholly owned subsidiaries are in the mutual fundmanagement business. U.s. Global Investors Inc. has a market cap of $129.2 million; its shares were traded at around $9.7 with a P/E ratio of 21.1 and P/S ratio of 3.7. The dividend yield of U.s. Global Investors Inc. stocks is 2.5%.

New Purchase: Itt Educational Services (ESI)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Itt Educational Services. His purchase prices were between $56.48 and $75.85, with an estimated average price of $68.68. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.06%. His holdings were 3,385 shares as of 03/31/2011.

ITT Educational Services, Inc. provides accredited, technology-oriented undergraduate and graduate degree programs through its ITT Technical Institutes and Daniel Webster College to help students develop skills and knowledge for pursuing career opportunities in various fields. Itt Educational Services has a market cap of $2.06 billion; its shares were traded at around $72.74 with a P/E ratio of 6.2 and P/S ratio of 1.2. Itt Educational Services had an annual average earnings growth of 35.5% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Itt Educational Services the business predictability rank of 4.5-star.

New Purchase: Bgpiq (BGPIQ)

Whitney Tilson initiated holdings in Bgpiq. His purchase prices were between $0.18 and $0.18, with an estimated average price of $0.18. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.02%. His holdings were 259,152 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Borders Group, Inc. , through its subsidiaries, is a premier operator of book and music stores. with and P/S ratio of 0.01.

Reduced: Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Automatic Data Processing Inc. by 78.64%. His sale prices were between $46.28 and $51.15, with an estimated average price of $49.28. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.66%. Whitney Tilson still held 35,318 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. is one of the largest providers of computerized transaction processing, data communication, and information services in the world. Automatic Data Processing Inc. has a market cap of $26.89 billion; its shares were traded at around $54.16 with a P/E ratio of 22.1 and P/S ratio of 3. The dividend yield of Automatic Data Processing Inc. stocks is 2.7%. Automatic Data Processing Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 2.7% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Automatic Data Processing Inc. the business predictability rank of 3.5-star.

Reduced: Wesco Financial Corp. (WSC)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Wesco Financial Corp. by 73.64%. His sale prices were between $367.93 and $392.18, with an estimated average price of $382.99. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.17%. Whitney Tilson still held 4,270 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Wesco Financial Corp. is engaged in three principal businesses through wholly owned subsidiaries: the insurance business, through Wesco-Financial Insurance Company and The Kansas Bankers Surety Company; and the steel service center business, through Precision Steel Warehouse, Inc. Wesco Financial Corp. has a market cap of $2.78 billion; its shares were traded at around $390 with a P/E ratio of 53.7 and P/S ratio of 3.6. The dividend yield of Wesco Financial Corp. stocks is 0.4%.

Reduced: American Express Company (AXP)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in American Express Company by 77.37%. His sale prices were between $42.36 and $46.86, with an estimated average price of $44.67. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.09%. Whitney Tilson still held 28,144 shares as of 03/31/2011.

American Express Company is primarily engaged in the business of providing travel related services, financial advisory services and international banking services throughout the world. American Express Company has a market cap of $60.32 billion; its shares were traded at around $50.17 with a P/E ratio of 13.7 and P/S ratio of 2.2. The dividend yield of American Express Company stocks is 1.4%.

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

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Bp P.l.c. by 33.86%. His sale prices were between $43.25 and $49.25, with an estimated average price of $46.68. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.03%. Whitney Tilson still held 181,281 shares as of 03/31/2011.

BP p.l.c. is the holding company of one of the world's largest petroleum and petrochemicals groups. Bp P.l.c. has a market cap of $140.91 billion; its shares were traded at around $44.98 with a P/E ratio of 6.5 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Bp P.l.c. stocks is 2.8%.

Reduced: General Growth Properties Inc. (GGP)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in General Growth Properties Inc. by 21.49%. His sale prices were between $14.35 and $15.92, with an estimated average price of $15.11. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.65%. Whitney Tilson still held 610,404 shares as of 03/31/2011.

General Growth Properties is one of the oldest and most experienced shopping center owners, developers and managers in the United States. General Growth Properties Inc. has a market cap of $15.76 billion; its shares were traded at around $16.35 with a P/E ratio of 13.2 and P/S ratio of 5.6. The dividend yield of General Growth Properties Inc. stocks is 2.9%. General Growth Properties Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 4.3% over the past 10 years.

Reduced: Echostar Corp. (SATS)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Echostar Corp. by 90.11%. His sale prices were between $24.97 and $37.5, with an estimated average price of $31.29. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.64%. Whitney Tilson still held 6,992 shares as of 03/31/2011.

ECHOSTAR CORP is a publicly traded company. They intend to operate two primary businesses, a digital set-top box business and a fixed satellite services business. Echostar Corp. has a market cap of $2.94 billion; its shares were traded at around $34.08 with and P/S ratio of 1.3.

Reduced: American Eagle Outfitters (AEO)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in American Eagle Outfitters by 62.6%. His sale prices were between $14.02 and $16.18, with an estimated average price of $15.05. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.28%. Whitney Tilson still held 42,008 shares as of 03/31/2011.

American Eagle Outfitters is a specialty retailer of all-American casual apparel, accessories, and footwear for men and women between the ages of 16 and 34. American Eagle Outfitters has a market cap of $2.83 billion; its shares were traded at around $14.55 with a P/E ratio of 14.2 and P/S ratio of 1. The dividend yield of American Eagle Outfitters stocks is 3%. American Eagle Outfitters had an annual average earnings growth of 12.7% over the past 10 years.

Reduced: Safety Insurance Group Inc. (SAFT)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Safety Insurance Group Inc. by 54.35%. His sale prices were between $44.05 and $49.85, with an estimated average price of $47.78. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.13%. Whitney Tilson still held 9,130 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Safety Insurance Group is the parent of Safety Insurance Company, a Boston, MA, based writer of property and casualty insurance. Safety Insurance Group Inc. has a market cap of $685.9 million; its shares were traded at around $45.25 with a P/E ratio of 17.2 and P/S ratio of 1.1. The dividend yield of Safety Insurance Group Inc. stocks is 4.4%. Safety Insurance Group Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 12.5% over the past 10 years.

Reduced: Lennar Corp. (LEN.B)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Lennar Corp. by 54.6%. His sale prices were between $14.64 and $17.26, with an estimated average price of $16.21. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.11%. Whitney Tilson still held 25,556 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Lennar Corp is one of the nation's builders of quality homes for all generations, building affordable, move-up and retirement homes. Lennar Corp. has a market cap of $465.5 million; its shares were traded at around $14.87 with and P/S ratio of 0.1. The dividend yield of Lennar Corp. stocks is 1.1%.

Reduced: Huntsman Corp. (HUN)

Whitney Tilson reduced to his holdings in Huntsman Corp. by 24.95%. His sale prices were between $15.61 and $18.83, with an estimated average price of $17.19. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.04%. Whitney Tilson still held 29,781 shares as of 03/31/2011.

Huntsman Corporation is among the world's largest global manufacturers of differentiated and commodity chemical products for a variety of industrial and consumer applications. Huntsman Corp. has a market cap of $5.03 billion; its shares were traded at around $20.91 with a P/E ratio of 16.1 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Huntsman Corp. stocks is 1.9%.

Sold Out: Promotora De Informaciones S.a. (PRIS)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Promotora De Informaciones S.a.. His sale prices were between $7.33 and $11.83, with an estimated average price of $10.51.

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Sold Out: Promotora De Informaciones S.a. Covertible (PRIS.B)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Promotora De Informaciones S.a. Covertible. His sale prices were between $9.3 and $11.97, with an estimated average price of $11.06.

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Sold Out: Vodafone Group Plc (VOD)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Vodafone Group Plc. His sale prices were between $26.41 and $29.67, with an estimated average price of $28.47.

Vodafone AirTouch Plc is the world's largest international mobile communications firm. Vodafone Group Plc has a market cap of $147.08 billion; its shares were traded at around $27.94 with and P/S ratio of 2.1. The dividend yield of Vodafone Group Plc stocks is 3.2%.

Sold Out: Northrop Grumman Corp. (NOC)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Northrop Grumman Corp.. His sale prices were between $64.78 and $71.87, with an estimated average price of $67.86.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a high technology company providing innovative solutions in systems integration, defense electronics and information technology for its U. Northrop Grumman Corp. has a market cap of $18.94 billion; its shares were traded at around $65.02 with a P/E ratio of 10.9 and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Northrop Grumman Corp. stocks is 2.9%. Northrop Grumman Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 11.1% over the past 10 years.

Sold Out: Artio Global Investors Inc. (ART)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Artio Global Investors Inc.. His sale prices were between $14.33 and $16.48, with an estimated average price of $15.27.

Artio Global Investors Inc. is the holding company of Artio Global Management LLC, a registered investment adviser headquartered in New York City that actively invests in global equity and fixed income markets, primarily for institutional and intermediary clients. Artio Global Investors Inc. has a market cap of $670.7 million; its shares were traded at around $16.11 with a P/E ratio of 9.7 and P/S ratio of 2. The dividend yield of Artio Global Investors Inc. stocks is 1.5%.

Sold Out: Mind C.t.i. Ltd. (MNDO)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Mind C.t.i. Ltd.. His sale prices were between $2.45 and $3.37, with an estimated average price of $2.91.

Mind CTI Ltd. is the world leader in the dynamic field of IP telephony billing and customer care solutions. Mind C.t.i. Ltd. has a market cap of $63.4 million; its shares were traded at around $3.43 with a P/E ratio of 11.8 and P/S ratio of 3.2. The dividend yield of Mind C.t.i. Ltd. stocks is 9.4%. Mind C.t.i. Ltd. had an annual average earnings growth of 4.9% over the past 5 years.

Sold Out: Ebay Inc. (EBAY)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Ebay Inc.. His sale prices were between $27.695 and $34.69, with an estimated average price of $31.12.

eBay is one of the world's largest online trading communities. Ebay Inc. has a market cap of $44.03 billion; its shares were traded at around $33.93 with a P/E ratio of 21.9 and P/S ratio of 4.8. Ebay Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 27.3% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Ebay Inc. the business predictability rank of 2-star.

Sold Out: Maxygen Inc. (MAXY)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Maxygen Inc.. His sale prices were between $3.92 and $5.33, with an estimated average price of $4.27.

Maxygen Inc. is a leader in the emerging field of directed molecular evolution, the process by which genes are modified for specificcommercial uses. Maxygen Inc. has a market cap of $154 million; its shares were traded at around $5.1195 with and P/S ratio of 4.1.

Sold Out: Petsmart Inc. (PETM)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Petsmart Inc.. His sale prices were between $38.61 and $42.56, with an estimated average price of $40.71.

PETSMART, INC. is a operator of superstores specializing in pet food, supplies and services in the United States. Petsmart Inc. has a market cap of $4.99 billion; its shares were traded at around $43.46 with a P/E ratio of 21.5 and P/S ratio of 0.9. The dividend yield of Petsmart Inc. stocks is 1.2%. Petsmart Inc. had an annual average earnings growth of 17% over the past 10 years. GuruFocus rated Petsmart Inc. the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.

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

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Crosstex Energy L.p. Ltd. Partnership Interest. His sale prices were between $14.3 and $17.01, with an estimated average price of $15.77.

Crosstex Energy, a mid-stream natural gas company, operates over 1,700 miles of pipeline, two processing plants, and 49 natural gas treating plants. Crosstex Energy L.p. Ltd. Partnership Interest has a market cap of $920.3 million; its shares were traded at around $18.24 with and P/S ratio of 0.5. The dividend yield of Crosstex Energy L.p. Ltd. Partnership Interest stocks is 6.4%.

Sold Out: Travelcenters Of America Llc (TA)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Travelcenters Of America Llc. His sale prices were between $3.7 and $12.36, with an estimated average price of $7.03.

TRAVELCENTERS OF AMERICA, LLC. is a full-service national travel center chain in the U. Travelcenters Of America Llc has a market cap of $135.4 million; its shares were traded at around $7.52 .

Sold Out: Chicos Fas Inc. (CHS)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Chicos Fas Inc.. His sale prices were between $10.76 and $14.68, with an estimated average price of $12.44.

CHICO'S FAS, INC. is a specialty retailer of exclusively designed, private label casual clothing and related accessories. Chicos Fas Inc. has a market cap of $2.66 billion; its shares were traded at around $15.02 with a P/E ratio of 23.1 and P/S ratio of 1.4. The dividend yield of Chicos Fas Inc. stocks is 1.4%.

Sold Out: Foot Locker Inc. (FL)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Foot Locker Inc.. His sale prices were between $17.43 and $20.15, with an estimated average price of $18.97.

Foot Locker, Inc. is a global retailer operating primarily mall-based stores in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Foot Locker Inc. has a market cap of $3.48 billion; its shares were traded at around $22.51 with a P/E ratio of 20.5 and P/S ratio of 0.7. The dividend yield of Foot Locker Inc. stocks is 3%.

Sold Out: Ocwen Financial Corp. (OCN)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Ocwen Financial Corp.. His sale prices were between $9.5 and $11.04, with an estimated average price of $10.41.

Ocwen Financial Corporation is a financial services holding company engaged in asset acquisition and resolution, residential finance, commercial finance, investment management and hotel operations. Ocwen Financial Corp. has a market cap of $1.22 billion; its shares were traded at around $12.1 with a P/E ratio of 14.6 and P/S ratio of 3.4.

Sold Out: Ncr Corp. (NCR)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Ncr Corp.. His sale prices were between $15.37 and $19.81, with an estimated average price of $17.98.

NCR Corporation is a recognized world leader in providing Relationship Technology solutions for the retail, financial, communications, travel and transportation, and insurance markets. Ncr Corp. has a market cap of $3.19 billion; its shares were traded at around $19.92 with a P/E ratio of 14.2 and P/S ratio of 0.6.

Sold Out: Atlas Energy L.p. (ATLS)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Atlas Energy L.p.. His sale prices were between $43.84 and $46.46, with an estimated average price of $44.65.

Atlas Energy, L.P., formerly known as Atlas Pipeline Holding, operates as a provider of natural gas gathering, processing and treating services. Atlas Energy L.p. has a market cap of $1.25 billion; its shares were traded at around $24.35 with and P/S ratio of 1.3. The dividend yield of Atlas Energy L.p. stocks is 1.2%.

Sold Out: Wendys International Inc. (WEN)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Wendys International Inc.. His sale prices were between $4.47 and $5.19, with an estimated average price of $4.84.

WENDY'S/ARBY'S GROUP, Inc. is the third largest quick-service restaurant company in the United States and is the franchisor of the Wendy's and Arby's restaurant systems. Wendys International Inc. has a market cap of $2.1 billion; its shares were traded at around $5.02 with a P/E ratio of 35.8 and P/S ratio of 0.6. The dividend yield of Wendys International Inc. stocks is 1.6%.

Sold Out: Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. (HLX)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc.. His sale prices were between $11.3 and $17.53, with an estimated average price of $13.76.

Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc., is a marine contractor and operator of offshore oil and gas properties and production facilities. Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. has a market cap of $1.82 billion; its shares were traded at around $17.15 with a P/E ratio of 23.5 and P/S ratio of 1.5.

Sold Out: Sears Holdings Corp. (SHLD)

Whitney Tilson sold out his holdings in Sears Holdings Corp.. His sale prices were between $70.18 and $93.03, with an estimated average price of $80.25.

Sears Holdings Corporation, the parent of Kmart and Sears, Roebuck and Co. Sears Holdings Corp. has a market cap of $8.54 billion; its shares were traded at around $78.8 with a P/E ratio of 47.2 and P/S ratio of 0.2. Sears Holdings Corp. had an annual average earnings growth of 8.3% over the past 10 years.


Rating: 3.1/5 (14 votes)

Comments

jsarasin
Jsarasin - 3 years ago


I wonder why he purchased Borders. Anyone know something I don't know?
Alex Morris
Alex Morris - 3 years ago
Interesting on GME; wonder if thats just a hedge...
DfiinancialH
DfiinancialH - 3 years ago
Why would someone give his money to Tilson?To copy someone else's portfolio?I already have gurufocus to do that and fees are much lower.

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