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George Soros Buys The Home Depot Inc., Union Pacific Corp., R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, Sells Ticketmaster, Centennial Communications Corp., CSG Systems International Inc.

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Feb 18, 2009
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George Soros has been very active these days, writing articles about his views on policies. As usual, his portoflio turnover is high, and he got out of ETFs and bought many solid blue chips. These are his buys and sells in the fourth quarter.


George Soros buys Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc., Union Pacific Corp., R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, Desarrolladora Homex S.A. de C.V., Hologic Inc., BRINKS HOME SECURITY HOLDINGS INC, H.J. Heinz Company, The Home Depot Inc., Lowe's Companies Inc., Google Inc., Aracruz Celulose S.A., Mechel OAO, ULTRASHORT FINANCIALS PROSHARES, Delta Air Lines Inc., Macy's Inc., Cirrus Logic Inc., Covidien Ltd., Symantec Corp., J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc., Amdocs Ltd., Texas Instruments Inc., Yahoo! Inc., Discovery Holding Company Series A, CBL & Associates Properties Inc., Discovery Communications Inc Series C, SOLERA HOLDINGS INC, EMC Corp., Kinross Gold Corp., streetTRACKS Gold, ULTRASHORT RUSSELL2000 PROSHARES, Genworth Financial Inc., Harmonic Inc., Mylan Laboratories Inc., sells Ticketmaster, Centennial Communications Corp., CSG Systems International Inc., Chesapeake Energy Corp., Buffalo Wild Wings Inc., Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc., Amazon.com Inc., AlcatelLucent, General Growth Properties Inc, The Bank of New York Mellon Corp., iShares Dow Jones US Real Estate Index F, CarMax Inc., Micron Technology Inc., Bank of America Corp., Entergy Corp., Extreme Networks Inc., Frontline Ltd., GATX Corp., Tekelec, Suncor Energy Inc., SunTrust Banks Inc., Companhia Siderurgica Nacional, ECHOSTAR CORPORATION, RadiSys Corp., Research in Motion Ltd., NASDAQ 100 Trust Series I, Payless ShoeSource Inc., Nasdaq, Kimco Realty Corp., ITT Corp., International Rectifier Corp., HSN Inc., Whiting Petroleum Corp. during the 3-months ended 12/31/2008, according to the most recent filings of his investment company, Soros Fund Management LLC. George Soros owns 83 stocks with a total value of $3.1 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.


New Purchases: ARA, CBL, CFL, COV, CRUS, DAL, DISCA, DISCK, DOX, EMC, GLD, GNW, GOOG, HD, HLIT, HNZ, HOLX, HXM, JBHT, KGC, LOW, M, MER, MTL, MYL, RRD, SKF, SLH, SYMC, TWM, TXN, UNP, YHOO,


Added Positions: ACI, BBY, CA, CDNS, CNX, COP, DPS, GS, HES, LO, LPS, MA, MSFT, NIHD, PBR, POT, SLB, TDC, UBB,


Reduced Positions: BBND, CIEN, ELX, GLRE, JBLU, PAET, RDWR, T, TWTC, VZ, WIND, WMT,


Sold Out: ALU, AMZN, AUXL, BAC, BK, BWLD, CHK, CSGS, CYCL, ETR, EXTR, FRO, GGP, GMT, HSNI, IRF, ITT, IYR, KIM, KMX, MU, NDAQ, PSS, QQQQ, RIMM, RSYS, SATS, SID, STI, SU, TKLC, TKTM, WLL,


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