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Leon Cooperman’s Bullish Buys: Linn Energy, Chimera Investment, Occidental Petroleum, Qualcomm, Merck, Citigroup

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Renowned hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman reported the first quarter portfolio of his firm Omega Advisors. Omega Advisors. As of 03/31/2013, Omega Advisors owns 81 stocks with a total value of $6.5 billion. Apparently he is very bullish as he has bought a lot more stocks than sold. The largest purchases are mostly in energy companies. He also added to technology, real estate and basic material sectors.

These are the details of the buys and sells.

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

This is the sector weightings of his portfolio:

Energy 29.5%
Financial Services 25.7%
Technology 10.7%
Communication Services 8.4%
Healthcare 8%
Consumer Cyclical 5.5%
Basic Materials 5%
Real Estate 4.6%
Industrials 0.7%
Consumer Defensive 0.5%


These are the top 5 holdings of Leon Cooperman

  1. Sprint Nextel Corp (S) - 65,230,717 shares, 6.3% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 16.44%
  2. SLM Corp (SLM) - 14,970,463 shares, 4.8% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 3.61%
  3. American International Group Inc (AIG) - 7,747,300 shares, 4.7% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 0.56%
  4. Linn Energy LLC (LINE) - 7,158,488 shares, 4.2% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 67.58%
  5. Sirius XM Radio Inc. (SIRI) - 71,951,203 shares, 3.4% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 0.66%


New Purchase: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY)

Leon Cooperman initiated holdings in Occidental Petroleum Corporation. His purchase prices were between $76.61 and $88.68, with an estimated average price of $82.97. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.2%. His holdings were 977,704 shares as of 03/31/2013.

New Purchase: LyondellBasell Industries NV (LYB)

Leon Cooperman initiated holdings in LyondellBasell Industries NV. His purchase prices were between $56.84 and $65.42, with an estimated average price of $61.42. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.2%. His holdings were 1,215,000 shares as of 03/31/2013.

New Purchase: Covidien PLC (COV)

Leon Cooperman initiated holdings in Covidien PLC. His purchase prices were between $57.74 and $67.84, with an estimated average price of $62.91. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.93%. His holdings were 887,300 shares as of 03/31/2013.

New Purchase: EV Energy Partner LP (EVEP)

Leon Cooperman initiated holdings in EV Energy Partner LP. His purchase prices were between $52 and $62.77, with an estimated average price of $56.11. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.81%. His holdings were 953,342 shares as of 03/31/2013.

New Purchase: SUPERVALU Inc (SVU)

Leon Cooperman initiated holdings in SUPERVALU Inc. His purchase prices were between $2.47 and $5.12, with an estimated average price of $3.86. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.54%. His holdings were 6,873,627 shares as of 03/31/2013.

New Purchase: Axiall Corp (AXLL)

Leon Cooperman initiated holdings in Axiall Corp. His purchase prices were between $41.28 and $64.65, with an estimated average price of $54.47. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.48%. His holdings were 496,650 shares as of 03/31/2013.

New Purchase: Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE)

Leon Cooperman initiated holdings in Cobalt International Energy, Inc.. His purchase prices were between $23.09 and $28.2, with an estimated average price of $25.44. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.44%. His holdings were 1,000,000 shares as of 03/31/2013.

New Purchase: Time Warner Cable Inc (TWC)

Leon Cooperman initiated holdings in Time Warner Cable Inc. His purchase prices were between $84.75 and $100.83, with an estimated average price of $93.08. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.19%. His holdings were 125,000 shares as of 03/31/2013.

New Purchase: Electronic Arts, Inc. (EA)

Leon Cooperman initiated holdings in Electronic Arts, Inc.. His purchase prices were between $13.7 and $19.34, with an estimated average price of $16.62. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.18%. His holdings were 650,000 shares as of 03/31/2013.

New Purchase: GMX Resources Inc (GMXRQ)

Leon Cooperman initiated holdings in GMX Resources Inc. His purchase prices were between $0.535 and $7.68, with an estimated average price of $4.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.01%. His holdings were 212,971 shares as of 03/31/2013.

Sold Out: Humana (HUM)

Leon Cooperman sold out his holdings in Humana. His sale prices were between $66.01 and $81.52, with an estimated average price of $71.47.

Sold Out: Actavis Inc (ACT)

Leon Cooperman sold out his holdings in Actavis Inc. His sale prices were between $83.1 and $92.11, with an estimated average price of $86.83.

Sold Out: WellPoint Inc (WLP)

Leon Cooperman sold out his holdings in WellPoint Inc. His sale prices were between $58.93 and $66.28, with an estimated average price of $63.47.

Sold Out: Western Union Company (WU)

Leon Cooperman sold out his holdings in Western Union Company. His sale prices were between $13.36 and $15.04, with an estimated average price of $14.17.

Sold Out: VeriFone Systems, Inc. (PAY)

Leon Cooperman sold out his holdings in VeriFone Systems, Inc.. His sale prices were between $18.24 and $35.94, with an estimated average price of $27.58.

Sold Out: Given Imaging, Ltd. (GIVN)

Leon Cooperman sold out his holdings in Given Imaging, Ltd.. His sale prices were between $15.69 and $18.39, with an estimated average price of $16.5.

Sold Out: Tivo, Inc. (TIVO)

Leon Cooperman sold out his holdings in Tivo, Inc.. His sale prices were between $11.94 and $13.38, with an estimated average price of $12.6.

Sold Out: Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (FDO)

Leon Cooperman sold out his holdings in Family Dollar Stores, Inc.. His sale prices were between $54.87 and $64.04, with an estimated average price of $57.91.

Sold Out: Fortress Investment Group LLC (FIG)

Leon Cooperman sold out his holdings in Fortress Investment Group LLC. His sale prices were between $4.39 and $6.91, with an estimated average price of $5.8.

Sold Out: BRE Properties, Inc. (BRE)

Leon Cooperman sold out his holdings in BRE Properties, Inc.. His sale prices were between $46.96 and $51.6, with an estimated average price of $49.75.

Sold Out: Broadridge Financial Solutions (BR)

Leon Cooperman sold out his holdings in Broadridge Financial Solutions. His sale prices were between $21.98 and $24.84, with an estimated average price of $23.34.

Sold Out: MDC Partners, Inc. (MDCA)

Leon Cooperman sold out his holdings in MDC Partners, Inc.. His sale prices were between $11.3 and $16.17, with an estimated average price of $13.17.

Added: Linn Energy LLC (LINE)

Leon Cooperman added to his holdings in Linn Energy LLC by 67.58%. His purchase prices were between $35.24 and $39.33, with an estimated average price of $37.5. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.69%. His holdings were 7,158,488 shares as of 03/31/2013.

Added: Chimera Investment Corporation (CIM)

Leon Cooperman added to his holdings in Chimera Investment Corporation by 121.5%. His purchase prices were between $2.61 and $3.28, with an estimated average price of $3.01. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.32%. His holdings were 48,805,196 shares as of 03/31/2013.

Added: Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM)

Leon Cooperman added to his holdings in Qualcomm, Inc. by 37.97%. His purchase prices were between $61.86 and $67.97, with an estimated average price of $65.43. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.94%. His holdings were 3,300,600 shares as of 03/31/2013.

Added: Merck & Co Inc (MRK)

Leon Cooperman added to his holdings in Merck & Co Inc by 225.64%. His purchase prices were between $40.85 and $45.04, with an estimated average price of $42.8. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.9%. His holdings were 1,921,300 shares as of 03/31/2013.

Added: Citigroup Inc (C)

Leon Cooperman added to his holdings in Citigroup Inc by 146.66%. His purchase prices were between $39.56 and $47.6, with an estimated average price of $43.42. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.89%. His holdings were 2,242,100 shares as of 03/31/2013.

Added: Sprint Nextel Corp (S)

Leon Cooperman added to his holdings in Sprint Nextel Corp by 16.44%. His purchase prices were between $5.53 and $6.21, with an estimated average price of $5.82. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.89%. His holdings were 65,230,717 shares as of 03/31/2013.

Added: Eastman Chemical Company (EMN)

Leon Cooperman added to his holdings in Eastman Chemical Company by 94.31%. His purchase prices were between $68 and $74.78, with an estimated average price of $71.33. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.83%. His holdings were 1,542,400 shares as of 03/31/2013.

Here is the complete portfolio of Leon Cooperman. Also check out:

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3. Leon Cooperman's High Yield stocks

4. Stocks that Leon Cooperman keeps buying


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