Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Soars; Another Good Day For Carl Icahn

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Soars; Another Good Day For Carl Icahn
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Daily Gainers


Today’s gainer is the online movie company, Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX), which increased +5.36% today. The stock traded at $317.28 after the rumor of a possible alliance with U.S. cable company released. This was a well-received news for many of our billionaires, for instance, Carl Icahn holds 5.5 million shares, representing 5.44% of his portfolio. This seems to be a good investment for Icahn since he paid an average price of $69.39. The fund Tiger Global owns 315,000 shares of Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX), which represents 1.16% of its holdings. As Ichan, Tiger Global has paid a very low average price per share, $144.23, gaining +118.32% in this position. Another billionaire with stakes in NFLX is George Soros, who owns 40,000 shares, representing 0.09% of his holding. Both Tiger Fund and Soros paid an average price of $144.23 per share.

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Soars; Another Good Day For Carl Icahn


The second stock with the biggest gain is the medical device company DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ:DXCM). The firm had a great performanced today, it was up +4.34%, reaching $28.64. With 100,000 shares, DXCM represents a 0.02% of George Soros’ portfolio. The billionaire bought all his assets at an average price of $15.32 during March 2013.

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NovaGold Resources

The last firm in our daily gainer list is the gold mining company, NovaGold Resources Inc. (NYSEMKT:NG). The company rose +3.28%, trading at $2.13. As of June, Seth Klarman holds 21.8 million shares, that represents 1.14% of his fund. The billionaire has paid an average price of $8.10, almost four times more expensive than today’s price. John Paulson has NG stakes as well, the investor owns 35.8 million shares, representing 0.56% of his holdings. As Klarman, Paulson has paid a high average price of $7.53 per share.

Daily Losers


The stock on the top of the daily losers list is the online travel company Expedia Inc (NASDAQ:EXPE). The firm decreased -7.15%, reaching $48.03 after Deutsche Bank AG (ETR:DBK) (FRA:DBK) (NYSE:DB)

Bank downgraded the stock to ‘hold’. The billionaire Jorge Lemann, bought 213,000 shares at an average price of $59.98 over the last quarter.

Wuxi PharmaTech

The second company with a poorest performance today is Wuxi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE:WX). The pharmaceutical company was down -5.96%, hitting $27.45. The only billionaire, among the players tracked by iBillionaire, with stakes in WX is Julian Robertson, who owns 829,000, representing 2.38% of his fund. Robertson has paid an average price of $16.05, making him gain 71.51% in this position.

Whirlpool Corporation

Finally, the last firm in our daily loser list is the manufacturer of home appliances Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR), which dipped -5.86%, trading at $132.19. The billionaire affected by this movement is David Tepper who holds 500,000 shares (0.83% of his fund), having paid $63.63.


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