Today’s midday gainers are Allied Nevada Gold Corp. (NYSEMKT:ANV), United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL) and Voltari Corp (NASDAQ:VLTC). The losers: Federal-Mogul Corp (NASDAQ:FDML), Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (ADR) (NASDAQ:CTRP) and Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO).
Allied Nevada is today’s top performing stock
Topping off our midday gainers list is Allied Nevada Gold Corp. (NYSEMKT:ANV). The gold and silver producer’s stock price shot up +12.28, reaching $4.31. The only billionaire tracked by iBillionaire with a position in ANV John Paulson, with 1.5 million shares.
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Following Allied Nevada Gold Corp. is United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE:UAL), the price of which increased +8.97% today. Billionaire David Tepper holds 8.5 million shares of the transportation services company, representing more than 4% of his portfolio. And with just over 9,000 assets, Ray Dalio is a shareholder as well.
The last company making today’s list is mobile data solutions provider Voltari Corp (NASDAQ:VLTC), which increased +8.65% to $4.09. Carl Icahn holds 678,000 shares (0.01% of his portfolio).
Family Dollar takes Paulson down
It was a rough Thursday for Federal-Mogul Corp (NASDAQ:FDML), its price dropping -12.78%. FDML is one of Carl Icahn’s favorite stocks. The investor owns 121.1 million shares of the company, acquired at an average price of $16.41 each.
Following Federal Mogul Corp is Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (ADR) (NASDAQ:CTRP), its stock price dipping -10.69% to hit $39.75 today. Guru George Soros has a 50,000-share position in the company, each asset bought at an average $44.36.
Family Dollar Stores, Inc. (NYSE:FDO) dropped -5.08% to $62.97. John Paulson owns 11.2 million shares of the company, which is one of his biggest bets (5.23% exposure).