Third Point Buys AIG and Yahoo, Sells J.C. Penney and Dish

The third quarter 13F filing for Dan Loeb’s Third Point show that the firm purchased 11 stocks, added to another 18 stocks, and sold out of 12 stocks. The firm also reduced its holdings in 10 stocks.

Additions And Increases”

In the third quarter American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) continued to be a major player for Third Point as the firm added more than 21 million additional shares to its holdings.. Third Point’s other top holdings include tech stocks Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO) and Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), both of which it increased.

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Sell-Offs And Reductions:

Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) holds a prominent position in Third Point’s portfolio. However, the firm reduced its holdings in Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE:DLPH) during the third quarter.
None of these transactions were surprising based on previous shareholder letters obtained by ValueWalk.

The firm sold out of J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP) and DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ:DISH).