Soros Starts Out Strong with Gains from JinkoSolar and Lumos

Today’s midday gainer are JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE:JKS), Lumos Networks Corp (NASDAQ:LMOS), ChipMOS Technologies (Bermuda) Ltd (NASDAQ:IMOS), BioFuel Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:BIOF), SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE:SVU), Dex Media Inc (NASDAQ:DXM).

Soros Starts Out Strong with Gains from JinkoSolar and Lumos

Soros gets a double win with JinkoSolar and Lumos

Today’s midday gainer is JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE:JKS). The company, a producer of photovoltaic products in China and internationally, shot up +15.36% ($34.03) after presenting a better-than-expected Q3 earnings report. According to his last 13F filing, billionaire George Soros holds 121,000 shares (0.03% of his fund) acquired at $15.77 last quarter.

Lumos Networks Corp. (NASDAQ:LMOS) had a strong performance today as well. The provider of fiber-based network services is up +9.20%, reaching $22.19. With 26,000 shares, LMOS represents 0.06% of Soros’ portfolio. This is another hit for the billionaire, who start the position last quarter.

Last up is ChipMOS Technologies (Bermuda) Ltd (NASDAQ:IMOS). The tech stock climbed +8.14% to $19.00 when the company presented a favorable Q3 earnings report. Investor Seth Klarman purchased 2.7 million shares (1.69% of his fund) for $16.17 each last quarter.

Midday Losers

Topping off our midday losers list is BioFuel Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:BIOF). The energy company dropped -8.33% to $2.20. Billionaire Daniel Loeb holds more than one million BIOF shares (0.10% of his fund). The investor paid an average price of $2.57 per asset. David Einhorn has BIOF stakes as well. The stockholder owns 1.4 million shares, representing 0.09% of his portfolio. Einhorn paid $19.02 per share.

Following BioFuel Energy Corp. is SUPERVALU INC. (NYSE:SVU). The wholesale distributor is down -8.14% and now trading at $6.32 after Goldman Sachs downgraded it to the “sell” category. As of June, Leon Cooperman holds 7.4 million shares (0.63% of his fund) acquired for $3.96 per share.

Last up on our list of midday gainers this Monday is Dex Media Inc (NASDAQ:DXM). The marketing company dipped -5.84% to $4.84 today. Billionaire John Paulson bought 2.2 million shares for $16.64 during last quarter. This position represents 0.12% of Paulson’s holdings.

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