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John Paulson Buys Vodafone, Time Warner Cable, Family Dollar Stores, Sells Sprint, Pioneer ...

By: GuruFocus
Posted: 11/14/2013 6:00:00 PM
Referenced Stocks: FDO;GLD;GRFS;MGM;VOD

Hedge fund giant John Paulson just reported his third quarter portfolio. John Paulson buys Vodafone Group PLC, Time Warner Cable Inc, Family Dollar Stores, Inc., etc during the 3-months ended 09/30/2013, according to the most recent filings of his investment company, Paulson & Co.

As of 09/30/2013, Paulson & Co. owns 87 stocks with a total value of $15.5 billion. These are the details of the buys and sells.

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

This is the sector weightings of his portfolio:

Communication Services 19.8%
Healthcare 17.4%
Energy 9.5%
Financial Services 9.2%
Consumer Cyclical 8.4%
Basic Materials 8.2%
Consumer Defensive 6.3%
Real Estate 4.5%
Industrials 0.7%



These are the top 5 holdings of John Paulson

1. Gold ETF ( GLD ) - 10,234,852 shares, 8.5% of the total portfolio.

2. Family Dollar Stores, Inc. ( FDO ) - 11,265,600 shares, 5.2% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 51.35%

3. Vodafone Group PLC ( VOD ) - 20,000,000 shares, 4.5% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 612.02%

4. MGM Resorts International ( MGM ) - 29,800,000 shares, 3.9% of the total portfolio. Shares reduced by 12.35%

5. Grifols SA ( GRFS ) - 19,838,107 shares, 3.9% of the total portfolio. Shares added by 0.26%


New Purchase: Time Warner Cable Inc ( TWC )

John Paulson initiated holdings in Time Warner Cable Inc. His purchase prices were between $107.35 and $117.68, with an estimated average price of $112.49. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 2.9%. His holdings were 4,000,000 shares as of 09/30/2013.

New Purchase: Mallinckrodt PLC ( MNK )

John Paulson initiated holdings in Mallinckrodt PLC. His purchase prices were between $41.51 and $47.16, with an estimated average price of $43.89. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.6%. His holdings were 5,640,000 shares as of 09/30/2013.

New Purchase: FedEx Corporation ( FDX )

John Paulson initiated holdings in FedEx Corporation. His purchase prices were between $97.77 and $116.83, with an estimated average price of $107.97. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.48%. His holdings were 646,800 shares as of 09/30/2013.

New Purchase: Whiting Petroleum Corporation (WLL)

John Paulson initiated holdings in Whiting Petroleum Corporation. His purchase prices were between $47.78 and $59.98, with an estimated average price of $51.57. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.31%. His holdings were 796,300 shares as of 09/30/2013.

New Purchase: Oasis Petroleum Inc (OAS)

John Paulson initiated holdings in Oasis Petroleum Inc. His purchase prices were between $38.64 and $48.82, with an estimated average price of $41.94. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.25%. His holdings were 794,900 shares as of 09/30/2013.

New Purchase: Kaydon Corporation (KDN)

John Paulson initiated holdings in Kaydon Corporation. His purchase prices were between $27.61 and $35.59, with an estimated average price of $30.84. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.23%. His holdings were 1,000,000 shares as of 09/30/2013.

New Purchase: The Whitewave Foods Company (WWAV)

John Paulson initiated holdings in The Whitewave Foods Company. His purchase prices were between $16.71 and $20.18, with an estimated average price of $19. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.21%. His holdings were 1,600,000 shares as of 09/30/2013.

Sold Out: Smithfield Foods, Inc. (SFD)

John Paulson sold out his holdings in Smithfield Foods, Inc.. His sale prices were between $32.69 and $34.35, with an estimated average price of $33.49.

Sold Out: Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (MJN)

John Paulson sold out his holdings in Mead Johnson Nutrition Company. His sale prices were between $68.85 and $79.05, with an estimated average price of $74.91.

Sold Out: Gardner Denver, Inc. (GDI)

John Paulson sold out his holdings in Gardner Denver, Inc.. His sale prices were between $75.48 and $75.99, with an estimated average price of $75.87.

Sold Out: Elan Corp PLC (ELN)

John Paulson sold out his holdings in Elan Corp PLC. His sale prices were between $13.98 and $15.79, with an estimated average price of $15.08.

Sold Out: Clearwire Corp (CLWR)

John Paulson sold out his holdings in Clearwire Corp. His sale prices were between $4.99 and $5, with an estimated average price of $5.

Sold Out: Buckeye Technologies, Inc. (BKI)

John Paulson sold out his holdings in Buckeye Technologies, Inc.. His sale prices were between $36.96 and $37.51, with an estimated average price of $37.23.

Sold Out: FairPoint Communications, Inc. (FRP)

John Paulson sold out his holdings in FairPoint Communications, Inc.. His sale prices were between $8.16 and $9.83, with an estimated average price of $9.17.

Added: Vodafone Group PLC ( VOD )

John Paulson added to his holdings in Vodafone Group PLC by 612.02%. His purchase prices were between $28.66 and $35.05, with an estimated average price of $30.98. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 3.87%. His holdings were 20,000,000 shares as of 09/30/2013.

Added: Family Dollar Stores, Inc. ( FDO )

John Paulson added to his holdings in Family Dollar Stores, Inc. by 51.35%. His purchase prices were between $63.32 and $74.7, with an estimated average price of $70.34. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 1.76%. His holdings were 11,265,600 shares as of 09/30/2013.

Added: M&T Bank Corp ( MTB )

John Paulson added to his holdings in M&T Bank Corp by 315.89%. His purchase prices were between $110.49 and $119.3, with an estimated average price of $115.82. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.99%. His holdings were 1,747,560 shares as of 09/30/2013.

Added: Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. ( KOG )

John Paulson added to his holdings in Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp. by 73.82%. His purchase prices were between $8.42 and $11.94, with an estimated average price of $10.01. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.85%. His holdings were 26,000,001 shares as of 09/30/2013.

Added: Aetna Inc ( AET )

John Paulson added to his holdings in Aetna Inc by 22.91%. His purchase prices were between $61.54 and $68.71, with an estimated average price of $64.14. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.62%. His holdings were 7,997,107 shares as of 09/30/2013.

Added: T-Mobile US Inc ( TMUS )

John Paulson added to his holdings in T-Mobile US Inc by 16.56%. His purchase prices were between $23.05 and $26.12, with an estimated average price of $24.43. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.47%. His holdings were 19,435,149 shares as of 09/30/2013.

Added: Belo Corporation ( BLC )

John Paulson added to his holdings in Belo Corporation by 71.8%. His purchase prices were between $13.71 and $14.36, with an estimated average price of $14.16. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.33%. His holdings were 9,041,300 shares as of 09/30/2013.

Added: Anglogold Ashanti Limited ( AU )

John Paulson added to his holdings in Anglogold Ashanti Limited by 12.49%. His purchase prices were between $11.76 and $15.08, with an estimated average price of $13.37. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.3%. His holdings were 31,424,135 shares as of 09/30/2013.

Added: Equinix, Inc. ( EQIX )

John Paulson added to his holdings in Equinix, Inc. by 20%. His purchase prices were between $165.89 and $202.98, with an estimated average price of $181.01. The impact to his portfolio due to this purchase was 0.23%. His holdings were 1,200,000 shares as of 09/30/2013.

Reduced: Sprint Corp (S)

John Paulson reduced to his holdings in Sprint Corp by 71.69%. His sale prices were between $5.55 and $7.25, with an estimated average price of $6.47. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -7.1%. John Paulson still held 56,628,439 shares as of 09/30/2013.

Reduced: Pioneer Natural Resources Company (PXD)

John Paulson reduced to his holdings in Pioneer Natural Resources Company by 26.08%. His sale prices were between $148.75 and $188.78, with an estimated average price of $169.93. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.65%. John Paulson still held 1,800,000 shares as of 09/30/2013.

Reduced: rue21, Inc. (RUE)

John Paulson reduced to his holdings in rue21, Inc. by 86.92%. His sale prices were between $39.32 and $41.87, with an estimated average price of $41.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.58%. John Paulson still held 300,800 shares as of 09/30/2013.

Reduced: Life Technologies Corp (LIFE)

John Paulson reduced to his holdings in Life Technologies Corp by 85.9%. His sale prices were between $74.06 and $74.96, with an estimated average price of $74.61. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.58%. John Paulson still held 181,053 shares as of 09/30/2013.

Reduced: Cobalt International Energy, Inc. (CIE)

John Paulson reduced to his holdings in Cobalt International Energy, Inc. by 17.12%. His sale prices were between $24.34 and $30.2, with an estimated average price of $26.99. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.45%. John Paulson still held 11,618,900 shares as of 09/30/2013.

Reduced: MGM Resorts International ( MGM )

John Paulson reduced to his holdings in MGM Resorts International by 12.35%. His sale prices were between $14.87 and $20.27, with an estimated average price of $17.4. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.43%. John Paulson still held 29,800,000 shares as of 09/30/2013.

Reduced: Realogy Holdings Corp (RLGY)

John Paulson reduced to his holdings in Realogy Holdings Corp by 7.39%. His sale prices were between $41.66 and $50.8, with an estimated average price of $45.21. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.33%. John Paulson still held 12,000,000 shares as of 09/30/2013.

Reduced: InterOil Corporation (IOC)

John Paulson reduced to his holdings in InterOil Corporation by 31.35%. His sale prices were between $63.3 and $88.47, with an estimated average price of $74.79. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.27%. John Paulson still held 1,191,472 shares as of 09/30/2013.

Reduced: Leap Wireless International, Inc. (LEAP)

John Paulson reduced to his holdings in Leap Wireless International, Inc. by 71.79%. His sale prices were between $6.69 and $17.39, with an estimated average price of $15.02. The impact to his portfolio due to this sale was -0.27%. John Paulson still held 2,200,000 shares as of 09/30/2013.About GuruFocus: GuruFocus.com tracks the stocks picks and portfolio holdings of the world's best investors. This value investing site offers stock screeners and valuation tools. And publishes daily articles tracking the latest moves of the world's best investors. GuruFocus also provides promising stock ideas in 3 monthly newsletters sent to Premium Members .