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Blue Ridge Top Holdings: Google, AIG; Amazon, Apple Stakes Reduced

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Tiger cub John Griffin’s Blue Ridge Capital filed 13f with the SEC today. The total assets of the long portfolio are now up from $6.35 billion in 3Q2012 to $7.1 billion in Q4, here is the breakup;

Blue Ridge Top Holdings: Google, AIG; Amazon, Apple Stakes Reduced

Top Positions

Blue Ridge’s largest holdings are in Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG), American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG), Priceline.com Inc (NASDAQ:PCLN), Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO) and Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD). Slight increases to its holdings in Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) and Gilead Sciences was made last quarter, while the rest were kept steady.

In Q3, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) and  Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) were the top two positions, both positions were reduced by 30 and 20 percent respectively. Blue Ridge now holds 1 million shares of Amazon and 530,000 shares of Apple.

New Buys

Blue Ridge initiated new positions in Grupo Financero Sntdr Mxco SAB de CV ADR (NYSE:BSMX), Realogy Holdings Corp (NYSE:RLGY), Virgin Media Inc. (NASDAQ:VMED), IHS Inc. (NYSE:IHS) and Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:SBH). Other than these, the firm also initiated a major position in Workday Inc (NYSE:WDAY), like we reported earlier, which is worth 6.8 percent of the company. Blue Ridge also picked up Molycorp Inc (NYSE:MCP) in Q4.


John Griffin exited positions in Tripadvisor Inc (NASDAQ:TRIP), Ivanhoe Energy Inc. (NASDAQ:IVAN) and Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. (NYSE:MLM). Tripadvisor Inc (NASDAQ:TRIP) was a profitable position of another Tiger cub, Marble Arch Investments. We expect Blue Ridge to have made a profit on this holding as well.


Blue Ridge added more shares to its existing stake in Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX), Equinix Inc (NASDAQ:EQIX), Dollar Tree, Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) and W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE:GRA).

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