Cooperman's Omega Advisors Buys Beaten Up Names Like Transocean (RIG) and RIM (RIMM), Sells GM (GM)

February 10, 2012 12:18 PM EST
Leon Cooperman's Omega Advisors hedge fund released its 13F for the quarter ended December 31, 2011. Notably the firm showed new stakes in Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: APC) and Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL), and raised stakes in Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ: RIMM) and Transocean (NYSE: RIG). The firm also liquidated its GM (NYSE: GM) stake.

New Stakes
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: APC) new 213,400 share position
Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) new 75,000 share position
Dean Foods Co. (NYSE: DF) new 43,462 share position
EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) new 640,910 share position
Express Scripts, Inc. (NASDAQ: ESRX) new 719,000 share position
GMX Resources, Inc. (NYSE: GMXR) new 232,297 share position
H&R Block, Inc. (NYSE: HRB) new 326,200 share position
Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) new 263,800 share position
iShares iBoxx $ InvesTop Investment Grade Corp. Bond Fund (NYSE: LQD) new 75,000 share position
Loral Space and Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: lorl) new 515,800 share position
MBIA, Inc. (NYSE: MBI) new 839,000 share position
Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) new 400,000 share position
NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) new 682,210 share position
NutriSystem, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTRI) new 102,275 share position
PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH) new 352,300 share position
Ruby Tuesday, Inc. (NYSE: RT) new 360,575 share position
S&P DEP RECEIPTS (NYSE: SPY) new 127,700 share position
Tekelec (NASDAQ: TKLC) new 908,742 share position
Validus Holdings Ltd. (NYSE: VR) new 10,200 share position
Warnaco Group, Inc. (NYSE: WRC) new 508,100 share position

Raised Stakes
ACE Ltd. (NYSE: ACE) raised from 681,293 shares to 703,293 shares
Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) raised from 206,204 shares to 238,604 shares
Cablevision Systems Corp. (NYSE: CVC) raised from 3,185,031 shares to 3,796,531 shares
Charming Shoppes (NASDAQ: CHRS) raised from 8,223,339 shares to 12,084,264 shares
Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS) raised from 1,191,199 shares to 1,567,399 shares
E*Trade Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: ETFC) raised from 9,932,932 shares to 11,430,909 shares
El Paso Corp. (NYSE: EP) raised from 4,109,700 shares to 5,180,500 shares
Forest Oil Corp. (NYSE: FST) raised from 1,628,800 shares to 2,470,000 shares
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) raised from 689,364 shares to 877,564 shares
KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE: KKR) raised from 5,321,187 shares to 5,357,287 shares
Lincoln National Corp (NYSE: LNC) raised from 2,714,716 shares to 3,265,416 shares
McGraw-Hill Cos. (NYSE: MHP) raised from 2,248,200 shares to 2,896,600 shares
McMoRan Exploration Co. (NYSE: MMR) raised from 1,364,000 shares to 1,887,000 shares
Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ: MSFT) raised from 1,355,000 shares to 1,478,200 shares
NYSE Euronext (NYSE: NYX) raised from 911,400 shares to 2,088,600 shares
Qualcomm, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) raised from 1,379,300 shares to 1,807,400 shares
Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ: RIMM) raised from 1,425,000 shares to 2,941,400 shares
SPDR Gold Trust (NYSE: GLD) raised from 721,500 shares to 919,600 shares
Transocean (NYSE: RIG) raised from 1,480,045 shares to 2,538,545 shares
United Continental Holdings (NYSE: UAL) raised from 1,645,236 shares to 3,058,836 shares
Valassis Communications, Inc. (NYSE: VCI) raised from 1,318,075 shares to 1,359,839 shares
Williams Cos. (NYSE: WMB) raised from 3,015,408 shares to 3,025,108 shares
XL Group plc (NYSE: XL) raised from 4,616,837 shares to 4,799,337 shares

Lowered Stakes
Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. (NASDAQ: ASPS) lowered from 1,934,800 shares to 1,745,700 shares
AON Corp. (NYSE: AON) lowered from 714,711 shares to 168,700 shares
Atlas Energy LP (NYSE: ATLS) lowered from 3,957,348 shares to 3,791,447 shares
Atlas Pipeline Partners L.P. (NYSE: APL) lowered from 5,741,318 shares to 5,363,018 shares
Boston Scientific Corp. (NYSE: BSX) lowered from 16,725,200 shares to 16,456,100 shares
Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE: BR) lowered from 3,298,914 shares to 3,218,214 shares
CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) lowered from 2,675,255 shares to 1,890,255 shares
Denbury Resources, Inc. (NYSE: DNR) lowered from 3,739,927 shares to 3,727,127 shares
Discovery Communications Inc Series A (NASDAQ: DISCA) lowered from 2,363,891 shares to 1,785,172 shares
DISH Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) lowered from 2,486,900 shares to 1,957,300 shares
Domtar Corp (NYSE: UFS) lowered from 615,153 shares to 228,508 shares
eBay, Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) lowered from 3,618,900 shares to 2,309,300 shares
Energy XXI Limited (NASDAQ: EXXI) lowered from 3,843,138 shares to 3,784,338 shares
Given Imaging Ltd (NASDAQ: GIVN) lowered from 2,551,628 shares to 2,539,228 shares
Linn Energy, LLC (NASDAQ: LINE) lowered from 4,047,600 shares to 4,006,300 shares
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET) lowered from 1,953,985 shares to 1,915,285 shares
Office Depot, Inc. (NYSE: ODP) lowered from 742,744 shares to 473,044 shares
PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE: PNC) lowered from 304,624 shares to 253,724 shares
Regal Entertainment Group Cl A (NYSE: RGC) lowered from 4,414,979 shares to 3,791,682 shares
SLM (NASDAQ: SLM) lowered from 18,847,600 shares to 17,569,300 shares
Sunoco, Inc. (NYSE: SUN) lowered from 3,209,712 shares to 3,147,312 shares
Teekay (NYSE: TK) lowered from 1,766,100 shares to 1,549,900 shares
UnitedHealth Group, Inc. (NYSE: UNH) lowered from 1,186,848 shares to 1,176,248 shares
Vodafone Group PLC (NASDAQ: VOD) lowered from 1,175,956 shares to 803,256 shares
WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) lowered from 976,107 shares to 959,107 shares

Liquidated Stakes
American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE: AEO) liquidated
Cephalon, Inc. (NASDAQ: CEPH) liquidated
General Motors (NYSE: GM) liquidated
Jabil Circuit, Inc. (NYSE: JBL) liquidated
Loral Space and Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: LORL) liquidated
Time Warner, Inc. (NYSE: TWX) liquidated
Wendys Company (NASDAQ: WEN) liquidated

Maintained Stakes
Center Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: CNBC) maintained 545,000 share stake
KKR Financial Holdings (NYSE: KFN) maintained 15,430,867 share stake
THL Credit, Inc. (NASDAQ: TCRD) maintained 1,322,607 share stake

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