Will The Washington Post’s Top Institutional Shareholders Like the Digg Discount?

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In 2012, The Washington Post Company’s (NYSE:WPO) shares are down 5.36 percent. On Friday, the company took over Digg’s team for $12 million and the website was sold to the private company Betaworks for $500K-$725K.

With the news of the Digg team acquisition, will The Washington Post’s largest shareholders increase their holdings? 11 institutional firms indicated owning shares of The Washington Post Company (NYSE:WPO) in Q2 2012. These firms reported owning a total of 17,689 shares on 06/30/2012. The shares closed at $373.82 on 06/30/2012.

Here are the ten largest positions in The Washington Post Company at the end of June 30th, 2012.

Shell Asset Management Co held 4,217 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $1,576,399. This brought the portfolio total to 0.04%.

Centurylink Investment Management Co held 3,946 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $1,475,094. This brought the portfolio total to 0.49%.

Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. held 2,805 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $1,048,565. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

Exxonmobil Investment Management Inc /TX held 1,602 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $598,860. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

First Citizens Bank & Trust Co held 1,467 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $548,394. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund held 913 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $341,298. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management Company Ltd held 753 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $281,486. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

Gofen & Glossberg LLC/IL/ held 672 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $251,207. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

Meeder Asset Management Inc held 598 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $223,544. This brought the portfolio total to 0.09%.

Tradeworx Inc. held 554 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $207,096. This brought the portfolio total to 0.15%.

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