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October 06, 2013 | About:
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Over 12 months, FLIR Systems Inc. (FLIR) is up 61%, Mylan Inc. (MYL) is up 64% and Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR) is up 24%, making them three of the biggest winners in the S&P 500. Here’s a company update about the top billionaire stakeholders, as of June 30, 2013.

FLIR Systems Inc. (FLIR)

Up 61% over 12 months, FLIR Systems Inc. has a market cap of $4.6 billion; its shares were traded at around $32.43. The P/E ratio is 20.50 and the P/B ratio is 2.96.

Incorporated in 1978, FLIR Systems Inc. is engaged in the design, manufacture and marketing of thermal imaging systems. The company's products are used in a variety of applications in commercial, industrial and government markets worldwide.

Historical share pricing, revenue and net income:

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Guru Action: As of June 30, 2013, there are nine guru stakeholders and one active insider.

The top Guru stakeholder is Wallace Weitz who increased his position by 2.88% in the second quarter. He bought 73,800 shares at an average price of $24.82, for a gain of 30.7%.

His five-year history shows a gain of 36% on 3,070,673 shares bought at an average price of $23.85 per share. He also gained 29% on 431,103 shares sold at an average price of $ 25.19 per share.

His current shares remaining are 2,639,570 or 1.86% of shares outstanding and 2.9% of his total assets managed.

Mylan Inc. (MYL)

Up 64% over 12 months, Mylan Inc. has a market cap of $15.37 billion; its shares were traded at around $40.25. The P/E ratio is 24.60 and the P/B ratio is 5.25.

Incorporated in 1970, Mylan Inc. is a global pharmaceutical company that develops, licenses, manufactures, markets and distributes generic and branded generic pharmaceuticals, specialty pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients.

Historical share pricing, revenue and net income:

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Guru Action: As of June 30, 2013, there are 11 guru stakeholders and active insider trading.

The top Guru stakeholder by far is John Paulson who decreased his position by 32.83% in the second quarter. He sold 5,934,100 shares at an average price of $29.87, for a gain of 34.8%.

His five-year history shows a gain of 97% on 43,356,500 shares bought at an average price of $20.41 per share. He also gained 59% on 31,217,200 shares sold at an average price of $25.24 per share.

His current shares remaining are 12,139,300 or 3.18% of shares outstanding and 2.7% of his total assets managed.

Check out the remarkable trading history of John Paulson:

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Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR)

Up 24% over 12 months, Nabors Industries Ltd. has a market cap of $5.15 billion; its shares were traded at around $17.45. The P/E ratio is 25.90 and the P/B ratio is 0.87.

Incorporated in 2001, Nabors Industries Ltd. is a global land drilling contractor and a land well-servicing and well intervention or “workover” contractor in the U.S. and Canada. The company markets approximately 474 land drilling rigs for oil and gas land drilling operations in the U.S. Lower 48 states, Alaska, Canada and over 20 other countries throughout the world as well. The company also markets approximately 442 rigs for land well-servicing and workover needs in the U.S. and 106 rigs in Canada for the same.

Historical share pricing, revenue and net income:

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Guru Action: As of June 30, 2013, there are seven guru stakeholders and active insider trading.

The top Guru stakeholder is Richard Snow who made a new buy of 2,120,640 shares in the second quarter. He bought at an average price of $15.84, for a gain of 10.2%.

Snow first bought in the fourth quarter of 2008, with 60,000 shares at an average price of $14.07 per share for a 24% gain. He sold out 60,000 shares in the second quarter of 2009, at an average price of $14.07 per share, making a gain of 9.7%.

His current shares remaining are 2,120,640 or 0.72% of shares outstanding and 1.5% of his total assets managed.

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Sally Jones
Sally Jones writes about Real Time Picks. She says, "I truly enjoy watching the Gurus in realtime and telling their story."

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