Chilton And Soros Soared By DryShips Inc. (DRYS)

Today’s midday gainers are DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS), Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NM), 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD) and midday losers are Textura Corp (NYSE:TXTR), New Residential Investment Corp (NYSE:NRZ), Voltari Corp (NASDAQ:VLTC).

DryShips is today’s top performing stock

Today’s midday gainer is DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ:DRYS), the industrial stock increased +10.05% to $4.59. This was a well-received news for Richard Chilton, who owns 3.2 million shares of DRYS (0.32% of his fund), acquired for $2.77 per share. Another investor with a position in this stock is George Soros. During the last quarter, thehe billionaire bought 590,000 shares (0.02% of his fund) at an average price of $2.85 per share.

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Following DryShips Inc. is Navios Maritime Holdings Inc. (NYSE:NM), the seaborne shipping and logistics company rose +8.55% to $11.17. Billionaire George Soros picked up 56,000 shares during last quarter. The investor paid an average price of $6.47 per asset.

Last but not least is 3D Systems Corporation (NYSE:DDD), the 3D printer developer climbed +7.39% to $92.43. The hedge fund Tiger Global Management holds 1.2 million shares, composing 1.15% of its portfolio. The fund led by Chase Coleman, paid an average price of $32.74 per asset.

Midday Losers

On the top of our midday losers list is Textura Corp (NYSE:TXTR), the tech company dipped -18.82% to $30.64. Billionaire George Soros was blowed by this movement since he acquired 26,000 shares (0.01% of his fund) for $34.80 during last quarter.

The second company in our list is New Residential Investment Corp (NYSE:NRZ), the real estate investment trust dropped -3.95% to $6.68. As of September, Leon Cooperman holds 5.7 million shares (0.57% of his portfolio) purchased at $6.64 per share.

Third and last stock in the midday losers list is Voltari Corp (NASDAQ:VLTC), the telecommunication company was down -3.73%, hitting $3.56. Over second quarter, billionaire Carl Icahn bought up 678,000 shares of VLTC, composing 0.01% of his fund. Icahn paid an average price of $5.40 per asset.