Five Stocks That Are Popular With The Hedge Fund Industry That You Might Not Have Heard Of





-- Five company logos around a hedge - Illustration --We are currently tracking 37 hedge funds in our database, with more being added every day.

Institutional investment managers "who exercise discretion over $100 million or more in Section 13(f) securities must report their holdings on Form 13F with the SEC.

These 13F's are filed every quarter, and give us a bit of insight into the inner workings of many of the world's largest hedge funds, investment trusts and other asset pools.

This list contains widely held stocks that you may not have heard of:

1. Health Net Inc. (HNT)

Number of Hedge Funds In Our Database That Held HNT As of Dec 31/09: 12

Some of the hedge funds that owned HNT at the end of the last quarter: Soros Fund Management LLC, Third Point LLC, Greenlight Capital Inc, Renaissance Technologies LLC

Notes: "Health Net, Inc. operates as a managed health care company in the United States"
-currently trading at $22.73
-52 week high of $26.73
-$2.28 billion market cap

2. CSX Corporation (CSX)

Number of Hedge Funds in Our Database That Held CSX As of Dec 31/09: 12

Some of the hedge funds that owned CSX at the end of the last quarter: Citadel Advisors LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, SAC Capital Advisors LP, Soros Fund Management LLC

Notes: "CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides rail-based transportation services in North America."
-currently trading at $52.96
-52 week high of $53.47
-$20.66 billion market cap
-also owned by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust and China Investment Corp

3. Covidien PLC (COV)

Number of Hedge Funds in Our Database That Held COV As of Dec 31/09: 11

Some of the hedge funds that owned COV at the end of the last quarter: Citadel Advisors LLC, Farallon Capital Management LLC, SAC Capital Advisors LP

Notes: "Covidien plc engages in the development, manufacture and sale of healthcare products for use in clinical and home setting worldwide."
-currently trading at $50.67
-52 week high of $52.40
-$25.35 billion market cap

4. Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC)

Number of Hedge Funds in Our Database That Held APC As of Dec 31/09: 11

Some of the hedge funds that owned APC at the end of the last quarter: AQR Capital Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, SAC Capital Advisors LP, Soros Fund Management LLC

Notes: "Anadarko Petroleum Corporation engages in the exploration and production of oil and gas properties primarily in the United States, the deepwater of the Gulf of Mexico, and Algeria."
-currently trading at $73.30
-52 week high of $75.00
-$36.1 billion market cap

5. Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (ZMH)

Number of Hedge Funds In Our Database That Held ZMH As of Dec 31/09: 10

Some of the hedge funds that owned APC at the end of the last quarter: AQR Capital Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, SAC Capital Advisors LP, Soros Fund Management LLC

Notes: "Zimmer Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of orthopaedic reconstructive implants, dental implants, spinal implants, trauman products, and related surgical products in the Americas, Europe and the Asia Pacific."
-currently trading at $59.55
-52 week high of $64.77
-$12.076 billion market cap





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