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The Most Popular Stocks This 13F Season

The Most Popular Stocks This 13F Season - Facebook, Inc. NASDAQ:FB, Boston Scientific Corporation NYSE:BSX

Investors holding stocks in different companies take a stand based on the stakes held or increased by financial institutions. As top funds are the major investors in the market, retail investors often take a cue from their actions to support taking a position in certain names.

Therefore, Form 13F, which is filed by all the financial institutions having investments of more than $100 million, provide enough scope for investors to determine the most popular stocks each quarter.

Let's look at some of the institutions' picks in the second quarter:

Paulson & Co

Paulson & Co boosted its stakes in:

Corvex

Corvex lifted its stake in the following:

Envision Healthcare Holdings Inc EVHC 1.24% and B/E Aerospace Inc BEAV 0.27% are the fresh picks in the second quarter.

Kynikos

Chanos' Kynikos picked up stakes in:

Soros

Soros picked fresh stake in:

Elliot

Elliot acquired fresh stakes in:

Greenlight

Greenlight boosted its stakes in:

Carl Icahn

Berkshire

Tiger Global

Tiger Global boosted its stake in:

Omega

Cooperman's Omega showed interest in airlines companies by picking up Delta Air Lines, Inc. DAL 0.43% and United Continental Holdings Inc UAL 0.19%. The company also boosted its stake in Electronic Arts Inc. EA 1.55%, Allergan and Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. ASPS 1.87%.

Jana Partners

Jana Partners initiated stake in:

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