The Top 10 US Stocks Hedge Funds Love

mexico stock market
He wants that one.

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Hedge fund managers can be a secretive crowd. Trading strategies are closely guarded, and regulation is largely spurned.However, they are required to report their largest stock holdings to regulators, and Bloomberg Markets Magazine listed the top 10 most held stocks in their February issue.

So here they are. You may not be a Jim Chanos or a Ray Dalio, but maybe you can learn something.

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title=”El Paso Corporation”
content=”Ticker: EP

Value held: $3.5 billion

2011 Total Return: 82.1%

Source: Bloomberg
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title=”Motorola Solutions”
content=”Ticker: MSI

Value held: $3.2 billion

2011 Total Return: 26.3%

Source: Bloomberg
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title=”Sears Holdings”
content=”Ticker: SHLD

Value held: $3.2 billion

2011 Total Return: (18.2)%

Source: Bloomberg
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title=”Motorola Mobility”
content=”Ticker: MMI

Value held: $3.1 billion

2011 Total Return: 34%

Source: Bloomberg
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title=”Autozone”
content=”Ticker: AZO

Value held: $2.9

2011 Total Return: 20.5%

Source: Bloomberg
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title=”News Corp.”
content=”Ticker: NWSA

Value held: $2.7 billion

2011 Total Return: 21.0%

Source: Bloomberg
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title=”AutoNation”
content=”Ticker: AN

Value held: $2.5 billion

2011 Total Return: 28.0%

Source: Bloomberg
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title=”Accenture”
content=”Ticker: ACN

Value held: $2.3 billion

2011 Total Return: 21.8%

Source: Bloomberg
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title=”Anadarko Petroleum”
content=”Ticker: APC

Value held: $2.2 billion

2011 Total Return: 21.8%

Source: Bloomberg
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title=”Williams Companies”
content=”Ticker: WMB

Value held: $2.2 billion

2011 Total Return: 7.1%

Source: Bloomberg
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title=”A hedge fund is only as strong as its counterparties”
content=”Click here to see ‘The Capital Strength Of The 20 Largest Banks In America’ > >



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