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Short Sell Guru Jim Chanos’ Long Positions: Buys IWM, MS, NBL, CTSH, HII

Short Seller Guru Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio)’s Long Positions: Buys IWM, MS, NBL, CTSH, HII

Renowned short seller Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) just reported his fourth quarter portfolio. Mr. Chanos buys iShares Russell 2000 Index (ETF), Morgan Stanley, Noble Energy, Huntington Ingalls, Cognizant Technology, etc. during the 3-months ended 12/31/2013, according to the most recent filings of his investment company, Kynikos Associates LP.

As of 12/31/2013, Kynikos Associates LP owns 23 stocks with a total value of $320 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.

For the details of Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio)' stock buys and sells, go to http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Jim+Chanos

These are the top 5 holdings of Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio)

1. Vanguard FTSE Europe ETF (VGK) - 328,310 shares, 6.0% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 15.5%

2. Citigroup Inc (C) - 366,100 shares, 6.0% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 0.27%

3. SanDisk Corp (SNDK) - 248,850 shares, 5.5% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 25.21%

4. SPDR S&P MidCap 400 (MDY) - 69,220 shares, 5.3% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 145.37%

5. EOG Resources (EOG) - 99,020 shares, 5.2% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 0.2%

New Purchase: iShares Russell 2000 Index (IWM)

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) initiated holdings in . His purchase prices were between $103.64 and $115.23, with an estimated average price of $110.54. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 4.9%. His holdings were 136,500 shares as of 12/31/2013.

New Purchase: Morgan Stanley (MS)

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) initiated holdings in Morgan Stanley. His purchase prices were between $26.55 and $31.62, with an estimated average price of $29.74. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 4.5%. His holdings were 460,100 shares as of 12/31/2013.

New Purchase: Noble Energy Inc (NBL)

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) initiated holdings in Noble Energy Inc. His purchase prices were between $64.8 and $77.13, with an estimated average price of $70.93. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 4.3%. His holdings were 202,700 shares as of 12/31/2013.

New Purchase: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH)

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) initiated holdings in Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation. His purchase prices were between $81.98 and $100.09, with an estimated average price of $91.05. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 3.9%. His holdings were 123,500 shares as of 12/31/2013.

New Purchase: Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc (HII)

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) initiated holdings in Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. His purchase prices were between $67.31 and $88.82, with an estimated average price of $77.25. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 3.9%. His holdings were 138,600 shares as of 12/31/2013.

New Purchase: Tata Motors, Ltd. (TTM)

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) initiated holdings in Tata Motors, Ltd.. His purchase prices were between $27.3 and $32.72, with an estimated average price of $30.69. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 2.8%. His holdings were 293,200 shares as of 12/31/2013.

New Purchase: FireEye Inc (FEYE)

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) initiated holdings in FireEye Inc. His purchase prices were between $33.6 and $43.69, with an estimated average price of $39.02. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 2.5%. His holdings were 183,988 shares as of 12/31/2013.

Sold Out: AGCO Corp (AGCO)

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in AGCO Corp. His sale prices were between $56.92 and $64.42, with an estimated average price of $59.56.

Sold Out: Yelp Inc (YELP)

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in Yelp Inc. His sale prices were between $58.2 and $74.89, with an estimated average price of $66.09.

Sold Out: KKR & Co LP (KKR)

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in KKR & Co LP. His sale prices were between $19.94 and $25.08, with an estimated average price of $23.02.

Sold Out: McDonald's Corporation (MCD)

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in McDonald's Corporation. His sale prices were between $93.27 and $98.92, with an estimated average price of $96.07.

Sold Out: Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO)

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) sold out his holdings in Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.. His sale prices were between $16.01 and $18.35, with an estimated average price of $17.28.

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