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The Least Popular Stocks This 13F Season

The Least Popular Stocks This 13F Season

Investors looking to understand the holdings or the selling pattern of financial institutions often look to funds' Form 13F filings, which can help astute investors determine which positions they should likewise hold or sell.

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According to the filings of Form 13 by different financial institutions for the second quarter, the shares either sold in full or in part are given below:


Paulson slashed its stake in:

  • Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE).
  • American International Group Inc (NYSE: AIG).
  • T-Mobile US Inc (NASDAQ: TMUS).


Corvex reduced its stake in:

  • Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (NYSE: VRX).
  • Pfizer.
  • Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG) (NASDAQ: GOOGL).


Chanos' Kynikos showed less interest in:

  • The Carlyle Group LP (NASDAQ: CG).
  • JD.Com Inc(ADR) (NASDAQ: JD).
  • KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE: KKR).

Pershing Square

Perishing Square slashed its stake in Zoetis Inc (NYSE: ZTS).


Soros dumped the following:

  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL).
  • Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX).
  • Gap Inc (NYSE: GPS).
  • Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD).
  • United Continental Holdings Inc (NYSE: UAL).
  • Synchrony Financial (NYSE: SYF).


Elliot reduced its stake in:

  • Pfizer.
  • LivePerson, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPSN).
  • Fortress Biotech Inc(NASDAQ: FBIO).
  • Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (NYSE: IPG).


Greenlight slashed its position in Apple and liquidated its position in Macy's Inc (NYSE: M).


Berkshire reduced its stake in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and Deere & Company (NYSE: DE).


Cooperman's Omega slashed its interest in:

  • Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB).
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT).
  • MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM).
  • American International Group Inc (NYSE: AIG).
  • AerCap Holdings N.V. (NYSE: AER).
  • Ashland Inc (NYSE: ASH).
  • Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE: CIM).
  • Navient Corp (NASDAQ: NAVI).
  • Realogy Holdings Corp (NYSE: RLGY).

The company liquidated its position in Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI).

Jana Partners

Jana Partners dissolved its stake in:

  • TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE: TDG).
  • Time Warner Cable Inc (NYSE: TWC).
  • SPDR Gold Trust (ETF) (NYSE: GLD).
  • Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. (USA) (NYSE: LGF).
  • Allergan plc Ordinary Shares (NYSE: AGN).
  • Pfizer.

It slashed its position in Microsoft.

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