A Quick Guide To What Hedge Fund Manager David Einhorn Just Bought And Sold

David Einhorn

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David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital bought a big new stake in BP, according to his latest 13f. The other big news is that he sold out of a couple of consumer products like packaged foods, and bought into two companies that help people get loans or buy a home.

Einhorn opened a small new stake in a savings and loan holding company, Capitol Fed, and a company that provides homebuilding and financial services in the United States, MDC Holdings.

Einhorn sold out of a food company, Ralcorp, an oil and gas infrastructure engineering company, Foster Wheeler, and Xerox, and he some some of his CIT Group shares.

Einhorn bought:

  • BP – ~3.2 million shares; ~$145 million
  • Sprint Nextel – ~60 million shares; ~$250 million
  • Potash – ~400,000 shares; ~$60 million
  • MDC Holdings – ~70,000 shares; ~$2 million
  • Capitol Fed – ~100,000 shares; ~$1.2 million

Einhorn sold:

  • Xerox – ~13 million shares; ~$130 million (Einhorn did not sell Xerox. We missed it on his 13F filing. Sorry for the error.)
  • Ralcorp Holdings – ~2 million shares; ~$110 million
  • Foster Wheeler – ~3.5 million shares; ~$100 million
  • CIT Group – ~3 million shares; ~$80 million

Now for John Paulson’s latest holdings, see here >

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