Short Sellor Jim Chanos' Long Positions: Buys eBay, Cloud Peak Energy, Noble Energy, Sells ...

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Renowned short seller Jim Chanos ( Trades , Portfolio ) just reported his first quarter portfolio. He buys eBay, Cloud Peak Energy, Noble Energy, MasterCard, sells iShares FTSE/Xinhua China 25 Index ( ETF ), Citigroup, iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Indx ( ETF ), Huntington Ingalls Industries, Electronic Arts, iShares Russell 2000 Index ( ETF ), Charles Schwab Corp, SPDR S&P MidCap 400 ETF, Vanguard MSCI Europe ETF, Visa, Arch Coal, Workday, FireEye, SPDR S&P 500 ETF, EOG Resources, Morgan Stanley, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp, Starbucks Corp during the 3-months ended 03/31/2014, according to the most recent filings of his investment company, Kynikos Associates LP. As of 03/31/2014, Kynikos Associates LP owns 25 stocks with a total value of $308 million. These are the details of the buys and sells.



  • New Purchases: EBAY , CLD,

  • Added Positions: NBL, MA,

  • Reduced Positions: FXI, C, EEM, HII, EA, IWM, SCHW, MDY, VGK, V, ACI, WDAY, FEYE, SPY, EOG, MS, CTSH, SBUX,




For the details of Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio)'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

21.9%

Financial Services

19.8%

Energy

11.2%

Consumer Cyclical

11%

Basic Materials

6.2%

Industrials

3.2%





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

1. SanDisk Corp ( SNDK ) - 247,210 shares, 6.5% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 0.66%

2. EOG Resources Inc ( EOG ) - 188,420 shares, 6.0% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 4.86%

3. ( VGK ) - 288,920 shares, 5.5% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 12%

4. Noble Energy Inc ( NBL ) - 226,840 shares, 5.2% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 11.91%

5. Apple Inc (AAPL) - 26,605 shares, 4.6% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 1.99%


New Purchase: eBay Inc (EBAY)

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) initiated holdings in eBay Inc. His purchase prices were between $51.78 and $59.3, with an estimated average price of $55.16. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 3.3%. His holdings were 181,910 shares as of 03/31/2014.

New Purchase: Cloud Peak Energy Inc (CLD)

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) initiated holdings in Cloud Peak Energy Inc. His purchase prices were between $16.31 and $21.12, with an estimated average price of $18.72. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 2.9%. His holdings were 421,970 shares as of 03/31/2014.

Added: Noble Energy Inc ( NBL )

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) added to his holdings in Noble Energy Inc by 11.91%. His purchase prices were between $61.19 and $71.14, with an estimated average price of $66.18. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.55%. His holdings were 226,840 shares as of 03/31/2014.

Added: MasterCard Inc (MA)

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) added to his holdings in MasterCard Inc by 13.38%. His purchase prices were between $72.84 and $84.36, with an estimated average price of $78.35. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.47%. His holdings were 166,440 shares as of 03/31/2014.

Reduced: (FXI)

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) reduced to his holdings in by 48.75%. His sale prices were between $32.98 and $38.37, with an estimated average price of $35.11. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -2.1%. Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) still held 184,500 shares as of 03/31/2014.

Reduced: Citigroup Inc (C)

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) reduced to his holdings in Citigroup Inc by 21.05%. His sale prices were between $46.34 and $55.2, with an estimated average price of $49.92. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.26%. Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) still held 289,030 shares as of 03/31/2014.

Reduced: (EEM)

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) reduced to his holdings in by 27.82%. His sale prices were between $37.11 and $41.8, with an estimated average price of $39.33. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.22%. Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) still held 245,560 shares as of 03/31/2014.

Reduced: Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc (HII)

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) reduced to his holdings in Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc by 29.85%. His sale prices were between $87.91 and $105.37, with an estimated average price of $96.58. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.16%. Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) still held 97,230 shares as of 03/31/2014.

Reduced: Electronic Arts Inc (EA)

Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) reduced to his holdings in Electronic Arts Inc by 29.43%. His sale prices were between $21.54 and $30.245, with an estimated average price of $26.64. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -1.15%. Jim Chanos (Trades, Portfolio) still held 380,040 shares as of 03/31/2014.



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Referenced Stocks: ETF , SNDK , EOG , VGK , NBL

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