Short Seller Jim Chanos' Long Positions: Charles Schwab, Whole Foods, Workday, AGCO, ...

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Renowned short seller Jim Chanos reported his second quarter long positions. He is apparently bullish with the market as he initiated many new positions and added to many existing positions. Jim Chanos buys Charles Schwab Corp, Whole Foods Market, Inc., Workday Inc, AGCO Corp, Microsoft Corporation, Electronic Arts etc. during the 3-months ended 06/30/2013, according to the most recent filings of his investment company, Kynikos Associates LP.

If you are not aware, we also track Jim Chanos 's Eurpean short positions. They are listed here .

As of 06/30/2013, Kynikos Associates LP owns 24 stocks with a total value of $319 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.

  • New Purchases: SCHW, WDAY, WFM, AGCO, MSFT, EA, TTWO, HTSI,
  • Added Positions: AAPL, C, UNG, EEM, MCD, SNDK, SBUX, DE, SPY, MDY, EOG,
  • Reduced Positions: FXI, MA, KKR, V, VGK,
  • Sold Out: JPM, CNH, VMW, AMZN,
For the details of Jim Chanos's stock buys and sells, go to http://www.gurufocus.com/StockBuy.php?GuruName=Jim+Chanos

This is the sector weightings of his portfolio:

Technology 25.4%
Financial Services 21.2%
Consumer Cyclical 10%
Industrials 8.5%
Consumer Defensive 6.4%
Energy 4.1%



These are the top 5 holdings of Jim Chanos

1. Citigroup Inc ( C ) - 433,600 shares, 6.5% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 30.52%

2. SanDisk Corp ( SNDK ) - 333,550 shares, 6.4% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 6.34%

3. ( UNG ) - 1,001,200 shares, 6.0% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 30.3%

4. Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX ) - 264,500 shares, 5.4% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 7.39%

5. Apple Inc ( AAPL ) - 42,345 shares, 5.3% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 45.52%

New Purchase: Charles Schwab Corp ( SCHW )

Jim Chanos initiated holdings in Charles Schwab Corp. His purchase prices were between $16.21 and $21.23, with an estimated average price of $18.48. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 4.3%. His holdings were 649,400 shares as of 06/30/2013.

New Purchase: Workday Inc (WDAY)

Jim Chanos initiated holdings in Workday Inc. His purchase prices were between $57.68 and $68.7, with an estimated average price of $62.77. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 4.1%. His holdings were 204,600 shares as of 06/30/2013.

New Purchase: Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM)

Jim Chanos initiated holdings in Whole Foods Market, Inc.. His purchase prices were between $41.51 and $53.17, with an estimated average price of $48.25. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 4.1%. His holdings were 253,600 shares as of 06/30/2013.

New Purchase: AGCO Corp (AGCO)

Jim Chanos initiated holdings in AGCO Corp. His purchase prices were between $48.02 and $56.55, with an estimated average price of $52.93. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 4%. His holdings were 253,200 shares as of 06/30/2013.

New Purchase: Microsoft Corporation (MSFT)

Jim Chanos initiated holdings in Microsoft Corporation. His purchase prices were between $28.56 and $35.67, with an estimated average price of $32.76. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 3.6%. His holdings were 333,500 shares as of 06/30/2013.

New Purchase: Electronic Arts, Inc. (EA)

Jim Chanos initiated holdings in Electronic Arts, Inc.. His purchase prices were between $16.91 and $23.61, with an estimated average price of $20.35. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 3.1%. His holdings were 433,000 shares as of 06/30/2013.

New Purchase: Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (TTWO)

Jim Chanos initiated holdings in Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.. His purchase prices were between $14.21 and $16.98, with an estimated average price of $15.66. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 2.9%. His holdings were 622,400 shares as of 06/30/2013.

New Purchase: Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc (HTSI)

Jim Chanos initiated holdings in Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc. His purchase prices were between $39.94 and $48.44, with an estimated average price of $44.56. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 2.3%. His holdings were 154,888 shares as of 06/30/2013.

Sold Out: JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM)

Jim Chanos sold out his holdings in JPMorgan Chase & Co. His sale prices were between $46.64 and $55.62, with an estimated average price of $50.84.

Sold Out: CNH Global NV (CNH)

Jim Chanos sold out his holdings in CNH Global NV. His sale prices were between $39.07 and $45.37, with an estimated average price of $42.36.

Sold Out: VMware, Inc. (VMW)

Jim Chanos sold out his holdings in VMware, Inc.. His sale prices were between $65.53 and $78.95, with an estimated average price of $73.19.

Sold Out: Amazon.com Inc (AMZN)

Jim Chanos sold out his holdings in Amazon.com Inc. His sale prices were between $248.23 and $281.76, with an estimated average price of $266.4.

Added: Apple Inc ( AAPL )

Jim Chanos added to his holdings in Apple Inc by 45.52%. His purchase prices were between $390.53 and $463.84, with an estimated average price of $430.74. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.66%. His holdings were 42,345 shares as of 06/30/2013.

Added: Citigroup Inc ( C )

Jim Chanos added to his holdings in Citigroup Inc by 30.52%. His purchase prices were between $42.5 and $53.27, with an estimated average price of $48.08. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.52%. His holdings were 433,600 shares as of 06/30/2013.

Added: ( UNG )

Jim Chanos added to his holdings in by 30.3%. His purchase prices were between $19.9 and $24.03, with an estimated average price of $21.96. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.4%. His holdings were 1,001,200 shares as of 06/30/2013.

Added: ( EEM )

Jim Chanos added to his holdings in by 30.48%. His purchase prices were between $36.65 and $44.23, with an estimated average price of $41.48. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.96%. His holdings were 340,300 shares as of 06/30/2013.

Added: McDonald's Corporation ( MCD )

Jim Chanos added to his holdings in McDonald's Corporation by 21.54%. His purchase prices were between $96.42 and $103.59, with an estimated average price of $100.14. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.82%. His holdings were 147,190 shares as of 06/30/2013.

Added: SanDisk Corp ( SNDK )

Jim Chanos added to his holdings in SanDisk Corp by 6.34%. His purchase prices were between $51.18 and $63.04, with an estimated average price of $57.05. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.38%. His holdings were 333,550 shares as of 06/30/2013.

Added: Starbucks Corporation ( SBUX )

Jim Chanos added to his holdings in Starbucks Corporation by 7.39%. His purchase prices were between $56.87 and $67.095, with an estimated average price of $62.14. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.37%. His holdings were 264,500 shares as of 06/30/2013.

Added: Deere & Co ( DE )

Jim Chanos added to his holdings in Deere & Co by 8.63%. His purchase prices were between $81 and $93.77, with an estimated average price of $86.44. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.36%. His holdings were 177,780 shares as of 06/30/2013.

Added: EOG Resources ( EOG )

Jim Chanos added to his holdings in EOG Resources by 5.79%. His purchase prices were between $113.44 and $137.9, with an estimated average price of $128.22. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.22%. His holdings were 99,020 shares as of 06/30/2013.

Reduced: MasterCard Incorporated (MA)

Jim Chanos reduced to his holdings in MasterCard Incorporated by 18.75%. His sale prices were between $521 and $586.37, with an estimated average price of $555.52. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.75%. Jim Chanos still held 15,600 shares as of 06/30/2013.

Reduced: KKR & Co LP (KKR)

Jim Chanos reduced to his holdings in KKR & Co LP by 11.02%. His sale prices were between $17.8 and $21.15, with an estimated average price of $19.85. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.68%. Jim Chanos still held 737,650 shares as of 06/30/2013.

Reduced: Visa, Inc. (V)

Jim Chanos reduced to his holdings in Visa, Inc. by 13.38%. His sale prices were between $161.29 and $184.57, with an estimated average price of $175.04. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.54%. Jim Chanos still held 53,010 shares as of 06/30/2013.

Reduced: (VGK)

Jim Chanos reduced to his holdings in by 6.08%. His sale prices were between $48.33 and $52.82, with an estimated average price of $50.99. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.35%. Jim Chanos still held 284,940 shares as of 06/30/2013.

Here is the complete portfolio of Jim Chanos. Also check out:

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2. Jim Chanos's Top Growth Companies, and
3. Jim Chanos's High Yield stocks
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This article appears in: Investing , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: AAPL , C , SBUX , SNDK , UNG

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