Will Coinstar’s Redbox Instant Mobilize These Top Institutional Shareholders?

Coinstar Inc. (NASDAQ:CSTR) is embracing a joint venture with their subsidiary Redbox (NASDAQ:CSTR) and Verizon (NYSE:VZ) for online video streaming. Redbox Instant is currently being tested in private beta, but some interesting details have been unearthed by GigaOm. Unlimited access to the their video catalogue will start at $6.00 per month and the service will launch on the Internet, Xbox 360, selected Samsung TVs, Blu-ray players and on Android and iOS devices. Subscribers can also utilize videos on demand on a rental basis and buy new titles for download to some devices. Rentals and sales are expected to be priced starting from $0.99. The service may launch around December 17.

Will Coinstar Inc.’s shareholders increase their holdings? They reported owning a total of 222.134 million shares on 09/30/2012. The shares closed at $44.98 on 09/30/2012.

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Here are the ten largest positions in Coinstar Inc. at the end of September 30th, 2012.

Mackay Shields LLC. held 15,678,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $20,535,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.96%.

Tenor Capital Management Co. L.P. held 14,196,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $18,548,000. This brought the portfolio total to 1.64%.

Franklin Resources Inc held 14,000,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $18,358,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

Wolverine Asset Management LLC. held 12,550,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $16,353,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.4%.

Blackrock Institutional Trust Company N.A. held 12,149,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $15,870,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Peak6 Investments L.P. held 12,000,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $15,675,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.09%.

Palisade Capital Management LLC./NJ held 10,191,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $13,277,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.44%.

Polar Securities Inc. held 10,000,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $13,036,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.7%.

Whitebox Advisors LLC. held 9,010,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $11,768,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.51%.

Mason Street Advisors LLC. held 8,400,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $10,973,000. This brought the portfolio total to 0.1%.

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