3. AMC Networks
Paulson & Co. owns 5.8 million shares of AMC Networks (AMCX), an increase of 750,000 shares, or 15%, from the previous quarter. The stock comprises 1.6% of the Paulson & Co. portfolio as of the most recently reported quarter.
AMC shows up on a list of Consumer Discretionary Stocks Bought and Sold by Hedge Funds in the fourth quarter.Stock Overview: AMC Networks owns and operates several of popular and award-winning brands in cable television, including AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv, and IFC Films. It has a market cap of $2.6 billion. The stock, which has a short interest ratio of 3.7, closed up 26 cents at $44.56 on Thursday after hitting a new 52-week high of $44.89 earlier in the day. Analyst Ratings: Of nine analysts covering the stock, four rate it a buy, three rate it a hold, and two rate it a sell. Follow @stockpickr