Tracking David Tepper's Appaloosa Management Portfolio - Q2 2013 Update

Below is a spreadsheet that highlights the changes to David Tepper's Appaloosa Management's US long stock portfolio as of Q2 2013. For a look at how his portfolio has progressed, see our previous update:


 David Tepper established sizable stakes in the Nasdaq-100 index tracking ETF (QQQ) and SPDR S&P 500 Index ETF (SPY) while reducing Apple (AAPL) and American International Group (AIG) holdings by around one-third each.

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Tracking Jeffrey Ubben's ValueAct Holdings - Q2 2013 Update

Below is a spreadsheet that shows changes to Jeffrey Ubben's US long portfolio as of Q2 2013:



Jeff follows an activist style value investing philosophy termed "Strategic Block Investing". The major change this quarter was a ~73% increase in Microsoft (MSFT) holdings to a whopping 22.56% of the US long portfolio. It is by far his largest holdings currently. It was established last quarter and the large stake increase indicates a clear bullish bias.

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Tracking Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Portfolio - Q2 2013 Update

Below is a spreadsheet that shows changes to Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust's US long portfolio as of Q2 2013:


The portfolio was largely untouched this quarter: the huge 46.90% position in Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) was reduced by ~8% while the ~5% Caterpillar (CAT) position was marginally increased.

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Tracking Richard C. Blum's Blum Capital Partners Portfolio - Q2 2013 Update

Below is a spreadsheet that shows changes to Richard C. Blum' US long portfolio as of Q2 2013:



 Blum Capital Partners runs a heavily concentrated portfolio with 57.34% allocated to a single long position in CBRE Group (CBG). Also, that was the only position where new money was invested this quarter indicating a continuing bullish bias.

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Tracking Michael Dell's MSD Capital Portfolio - Q2 2013 Update

Below is a spreadsheet that shows changes to Michael Dell' US long portfolio as of Q2 2013:



 The fund saw relatively minor activity this quarter. From the spreadsheet, it is apparent that MSD Capital is very bullish on Dine Equity (DIN), Asbury Automotive Group (ABG), and PVH Corp. (PVH) - those top-three positions together account for almost 70% of the US long portfolio.

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Tracking Boone Pickens' BP Capital Management Portfolio - Q2 2013 Update

Below is a spreadsheet that shows changes to Boone Pickens' US long portfolio as of Q2 2013:


This quarter, Boone Pickens, the O&G specialist started fairly large positions in Whiting Petroleum (WLL), Suncor Energy (SU), SM Energy (SM), and Bonanza Creek Energy (BCEI) while reducing Pioneer Natural Resources (PXD) position by over 70%. Interesting, Buffett also started a new position in SU this quarter.

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Tracking WIlbur Ross's Holdings - Q2 2013 Update

Below is a spreadsheet that shows changes to Wilbur Ross's US long portfolio as of Q2 2013. To see how his portfolio has progressed, click on our previous update:



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Tracking David Swensen's Yale Endowment Holdings - Q2 2013 Update

Below is a spreadsheet that shows the changes to Yale Endowment's US long portfolio holdings as of Q2 2013. To have an idea of how the endowment's holdings have progressed click on our previous update:


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Tracking Leucadia National Portfolio - Q2 2013 Update

The spreadsheet below show Cumming's US stock holdings as of Q2 2013. Please visit our previous updates to get an idea on how the portfolio has progressed:




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