Soros Review: Four Highest-Yield Stocks

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The third quarter update of the Soros Fund Management portfolio, led by legendary Guru George Soros , lists 203 stocks, 59 of them new, with a total value of $9.22 billion, and a quarter-by-quarter turnover of 19%. George Soros is averaging a 12-month return of 26.3%.

Here's a review of the four highest-yield stocks in the Soros portfolio:

Penn Virginia Corporation ( PVA )

Yield: 16.40%

Up 99% over 12 months, Penn Virginia Corporation, an independent oil and gas E&P company, has a market cap of $600.69 million; its shares were traded at around $9.20. Shares trade with a P/B of 0.67.

Guru Action: As of the second quarter of 2013, George Soros holds 1,878,242 shares valued at around $8.82 million.

PVA is a new buy for Soros who last sold out in the first quarter of 2010, selling 9,700 shares at an average price of $24.89, for a loss of 63%.

In the second quarter of 2013, Soros made a gain of 108.6% on his new buy of 1,878,242 shares at an average price of $4.41.

Over his trading history, he has averaged a gain of 109% on 1,878,242 shares bought at an average price of $4.41

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Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC ( MIC )

Yield: 5.33%

Up 26% over 12 months, Macquarie Infrastructure Company LLC, an industrial distribution company, has a market cap of $2.95 billion; its shares were traded at around $55.13. Shares trade with a P/E of 641.00.

Guru Action: As of the second quarter of 2013, George Soros holds 25,000 shares valued at around $1.33 million.

In the second quarter, he reduced his position by 13.76%, selling 3,989 shares at an average price of $54.9, for a gain of 0.4%.

In six quarters he has bought 28,989 shares at an average price of $49.71, for a gain of 11%. He gained 0% selling 3,989 shares at an average price of $54.9.

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STMicroelectronics NV ( STM )

Yield: 4.67%

Up 28% over 12 months, STMicroelectronics NV, a semiconductor company, has a market cap of $6.77 billion; its shares were traded at around $7.60. Shares trade with a P/B of 1.20.

Guru Action: As of the second quarter of 2013, George Soros holds 1,766,666 shares valued at around $15.88 million.

STM is a new holding for Soros. He bought 1,766,666 shares in the second quarter of 2013 at an average price of $8.79, for a loss of 13.5%.

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ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd. ( CKSW )

Yield: 4.00%

Down 2% over 12 months, the software company ClickSoftware Technologies Ltd. has a market cap of $229.5 million; its shares were traded at around $7.24. Shares trade with a P/B of 4.53.

Guru Action: As of the second quarter of 2013, George Soros holds 3,130,000 shares valued at around $26.10 million, and comprising 0.28% of his portfolio.

Holding for 12 quarters, 10 of them losing, Soros took a loss of 4.7% in the second quarter of 2013 on 3,130,000 shares at an average price of $7.60.

Soros averaged a loss of 14% on 3,857,208 shares bought at an average price of $8.37 per share. He also averaged a loss of 23% on 727,208 shares sold at an average price of $9.41 per share.

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Born in Budapest in 1930, George Soros, chairman of Soros Fund Management LLC, has been an avid and prominent supporter of democratic ideals for more than 30 years. His philanthropic organization, the Open Society Foundations, supports democracy and human rights in over 70 countries.

Here is the complete portfolio of George Soros .

A graphic summary of George Soros's top buys, sells and holdings:



Be sure to read:

1. George Soros's Undervalued Stocks
2. George Soros's Top Growth Companies
3. George Soros's High Yield stocks
4. Stocks that George Soros keeps buying

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Referenced Stocks: CKSW , MIC , PVA , STM

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