Having passed the SEC deadline for Q3 13F filings, most large hedge funds and investment management firms already disclosed their long equity positions as of September 30.
While aggregate data and stats aren't out yet, Benzinga wanted to share a quick look into some of the most notable moves made by top money managers between July and September.
David Shaw’s D.E. Shaw boosted its exposure by 178 percent, to 6,683,396 shares (plus options), and Tiger Global Management by 161 percent to 3.6 million shares.
Dan Loeb’s Third Point initiated a stake comprising 2.5 million shares, while Jim Simons’ Renaissance Technologies sold all of its 1,096,033 shares.
A noteworthy move was that of Ken Griffin’s Citadel Advisors, which initiated a stake comprising 635,345 Class A (GOOGL) shares, valued at more than half a billion dollars by the end of the quarter, while trimming its exposure to the Class C (GOOG) stock by 96 percent, to 1,293 shares. Steve Cohen’s Point 72 also opened a position comprising 111,491 Class C shares and 419,288 Class A shares.
Back to Third Point, the fund started a new, 2.6 million shares stake in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd
David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital bought into two new stocks, sold out of 11, increased its exposure to 6 more, and trimmed it in 20 companies. Noteworthy was its move in Calpine Corporation
Another very popular stock, Bank of America Corp
Williams Companies Inc
Finally, there’s Phillips 66
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