(LYB - Get Report)
: LyondellBasell is very popular among hedge funds. Since its market cap is much smaller than giant banks or tech companies, hedge funds amassed a 13% share in LYB. There were 99 hedge funds with LYB positions at the end of December and they spent a net $2.5 billion on LYB during the fourth quarter. Notable hedge funds with LYB holdings are Daniel Loeb's Third Point,
, and Andreas Halvorsen's Viking Global are among the hedge funds with LYB positions.
(JPM - Get Report)
: Hedge funds, 164 of them, own 4% of JPM's outstanding shares. During the fourth quarter, they spent $1.8 billion to place their bullish bets. Steven Mandel, John Griffin, Bill Miller, and Lee Ainslie are among the high profile hedge fund managers invested in JPM.
(GOOG - Get Report)
: There are 164 hedge funds with a combined $6.5 billion investment in Google. They spent $1.6 billion during fourth quarter. Lee Ainslie's Maverick, Roberto Mignone's Bridger Management, Jim Simons'
, Andreas Halvorsen's
, and Jonathan Auerbach's
are among the hedge funds that are bullish about Google.
: There are 91 hedge funds invested in Genzyme. They spent an additional $1.2 billion during the fourth quarter. Genzyme is a merger arbitrage play.
(HPQ - Get Report)
: Hedge funds spent around $1 Billion to acquire HPQ shares during the fourth quarter.
, Lee Ainslie, David Tepper, Jim Simons, and Leon Cooperman are among the prominent investors with large HPQ holdings.
(CSCO - Get Report)
: Cisco is another battered down stock hedge funds poured in $1 Billion during the last quarter of 2010. John Burbank, David Tepper, and Leon Cooperman think CSCO is undervalued.
Williams Cos Inc
(WMB - Get Report)
: This is one of
's favorite stocks in 2011. There are 74 other hedge fund managers who agree with Steven Cohen. They spent $1 billion during fourth quarter to buy WMB shares. Now, hedge funds own 14% of outstanding shares.
(TEVA - Get Report)
: This is another stock hedge funds spent $1 Billion during fourth quarter. John Griffin, Lee Ainslie, George Soros, and Jim Simons are all bullish about TEVA.
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