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The fund now owns 7.05 million shares or 5.3% of the total shares outstanding. The fund held 5 million shares or 3.6% of the company in June. The stock accounted for 3.8% of the fund's $3.6 billion portfolio at that time.
Texas-based oil company Plains Exploration has also attracted interest from another heavyweight trader recently. Last month Steve Cohen of S.A.C Capital Traders filed a 13G with the SEC reporting a 5.8% stake.
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