How You Can Invest Like John Paulson After His Latest 13F Filing

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So, you want to invest like John Paulson?  Following is a list of all the publicly traded common shares his hedge fund, Paulson & Co., held as of March 31st, 2011.  Note that this excludes all warrants, options, notes, and other convertible securities held by his fund.

  1. Anadarko Petroleum Corp (NYSE:APC): Paulson & Co. held 21,233,885 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $1,739,480,000. This represents 5.34% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $71.81, its 52-week high is $85.50, and its 52-week low is $34.54. Its market capitalization is $36,130,848,403.00. About the company: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with international operations. In the United States, the Company operates in Texas and surrounding states, the Rocky Mountain region, Alaska, and the Gulf of Mexico. Internationally, Anadarko has exploration and/or production operations in Africa, Asia, South America, and the Caribbean. Oil ETFs: The Top 10 Exchange Traded Funds for Your Oil Investing List>>
  2. Anglogold Ashanti Ltd (NYSE:AU): Paulson & Co. held 41,046,974 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $1,968,202,000. This represents 6.04% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $44.69, its 52-week high is $52.86, and its 52-week low is $38.04. Its market capitalization is $34,086,536,723.00. About the company: AngloGold Ashanti Limited is a holding company for a group of companies which explore for and mine gold internationally. The Group has operations in the Vaal River and West Witwatersrand areas of South Africa as well as Namibia, Mali, Brazil, Argentina, Australia, Tanzania and the United States.
  3. Bank Of America Corp (NYSE:BAC): Paulson & Co. held 123,634,429 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $1,648,047,000. This represents 5.06% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $11.85, its 52-week high is $16.75, and its 52-week low is $10.91. Its market capitalization is $120,126,273,967.00. About the company: Bank of America Corporation accepts deposits and offers banking, investing, asset management, and other financial and risk-management products and services. The Company has a mortgage lending subsidiary, and an investment banking and securities brokerage subsidiary.
  4. Barrick Gold Corp (NYSE:ABX): Paulson & Co. held 900,000 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $46,719,000. This represents 0.14% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $45.00, its 52-week high is $55.74, and its 52-week low is $39.67. Its market capitalization is $44,969,743,890.00. About the company: Barrick Gold Corporation is an international gold company with operating mines and development projects in the United States, Canada, South America, Australia, and Africa. Gold Stock Technical Trade Support You Must Know in Today’s Market>>
  5. Comcast Corp (NASDAQ:CMCSA): Paulson & Co. held 40,000,000 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $988,800,000. This represents 3.03% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $24.60, its 52-week high is $27.16, and its 52-week low is $16.30. Its market capitalization is $67,831,376,852.00. About the company: Comcast Corporation is a provider of video, high-speed Internet and phone services. The Company offers a variety of entertainment, information and communications services to residential and commercial customers. Comcast is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  6. Capital One Finl Corp (NYSE:COF): Paulson & Co. held 18,000,000 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $935,280,000. This represents 2.87% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $54.17, its 52-week high is $55.64, and its 52-week low is $36.10. Its market capitalization is $24,871,877,255.00. About the company: Capital One Financial Corporation is a diversified bank. The Bank, through its subsidiaries, offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients both domestically and internationally. Capital One has bank locations in Connecticut, Louisiana, New Jersey, New York, and Texas.
  7. CIT Group Inc (NYSE:CIT): Paulson & Co. held 1,303,627 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $55,469,000. This represents 0.17% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $42.01, its 52-week high is $49.57, and its 52-week low is $32.78. Its market capitalization is $8,424,011,307.00. About the company: CIT Group Inc. operates as a holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides lending, advisory, commercial banking, vendor finance, and leasing services to small and middle market businesses. CIT Group operates globally.
  8. Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C): Paulson & Co. held 412,722,200 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $1,824,232,000. This represents 5.60% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $41.25, its 52-week high is $51.50, and its 52-week low is $35.30. Its market capitalization is $120,476,567,310.00. About the company: Citigroup Inc. is a diversified financial services holding company that provides a broad range of financial services to consumer and corporate customers around the world. The Company’s services include investment banking, retail brokerage, corporate banking, and cash management products and services.
  9. Hewlett Packard Co (NYSE:HPQ): Paulson & Co. held 25,000,000 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $1,024,250,000. This represents 3.14% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $36.50, its 52-week high is $49.39, and its 52-week low is $36.04. Its market capitalization is $78,983,481,500.00. About the company: Hewlett-Packard Company provides imaging and printing systems, computing systems, and information technology services for business and home. The Company’s products include laser and inkjet printers, scanners, copiers and faxes, personal computers, workstations, storage solutions, and other computing and printing systems. Hewlett-Packard sells its products worldwide. Hewlett Packard Co. Earnings: Profit Climbs, But Outlook Disappoints>>
  10. Penney J C Inc (NYSE:JCP): Paulson & Co. held 2,281,035 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $81,912,000. This represents 0.25% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $36.92, its 52-week high is $41.00, and its 52-week low is $19.42. Its market capitalization is $8,486,936,583.00. About the company: J.C. Penney Company, Inc., through a subsidiary, operates department stores in the United States and Puerto Rico. The Company provides merchandise and services to consumers through department stores, catalog departments, and the Internet. JCPenney markets primarily family apparel, jewelry, shoes, accessories, and home furnishings.
  11. Jpmorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM): Paulson & Co. held 5,000,000 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $230,500,000. This represents 0.71% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $43.56, its 52-week high is $48.36, and its 52-week low is $35.16. Its market capitalization is $173,093,714,779.00. About the company: JPMorgan Chase & Co. provides global financial services and retail banking. The Company provides services such as investment banking, treasury and securities services, asset management, private banking, card member services, commercial banking, and home finance. JP Morgan Chase serves business enterprises, institutions, and individuals.
  12. Spdr Gold Trust (NYSE:GLD): Paulson & Co. held 31,500,000 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $4,405,590,000. This represents 13.51% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $144.15, its 52-week high is $153.61, and its 52-week low is $113.08. Its market capitalization is $57,977,127,545.00. About the company: SPDR Gold Trust is an investment fund incorporated in the USA. The investment objective of the Trust is for the Shares to reflect the performance of the price of gold bullion, less the Trust’s expenses. The Trust holds gold and is expected from time to time to issue Baskets in exchange for deposits of gold and to distribute gold in connection with redemptions of Baskets.
  13. Transocean Ltd (NYSE:RIG): Paulson & Co. held 24,467,500 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $1,907,242,000. This represents 5.85% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $67.74, its 52-week high is $85.98, and its 52-week low is $41.88. Its market capitalization is $21,647,498,448.00. About the company: Transocean Ltd. is an offshore drilling contractor. The Company owns or operates mobile offshore drilling units, inland drilling barges, and other assets utilized in the support of offshore drilling activities worldwide. Transocean specializes in technically demanding segments of the offshore drilling business, including deepwater and harsh environment drilling services.
  14. Veeco Instrs Inc Del (NASDAQ:VECO): Paulson & Co. held 3,000,000 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $152,520,000. This represents 0.47% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $51.94, its 52-week high is $54.14, and its 52-week low is $29.54. Its market capitalization is $2,115,993,057.00. About the company: Veeco Instruments Inc. manufactures enabling solutions for customers in the HB-LED, solar, data storage, semiconductor, scientific research and industrial markets. The Company has technology positions in three businesses: LED & Solar Process Equipment, Data Storage Process Equipment, and Metrology Instruments.
  15. Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC): Paulson & Co. held 20,500,000 shares on March 31st, 2011, with a total market value of $649,850,000. This represents 1.99% of the portfolio’s value of $32,602,245,000, as valued on March 31st, 2011. The stock recently traded at $28.49, its 52-week high is $34.25, and its 52-week low is $23.02. Its market capitalization is $150,686,431,465.00. About the company: Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, leasing, credit cards, and consumer finance. The Company operates through physical stores, the Internet and other distribution channels across North America and elsewhere internationally.

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