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7 Stocks George Soros Loves

6. Freeport-McMoRan

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Freeport-McMoRan (FCX - Get Report) was another new position for Soros Fund Management in the fourth quarter, with 370,300 shares purchased, for 0.33% of the total portfolio.

Freeport is also one of the top holdings at Steven Cohen's SAC Capital, with a 2.8 million-share stake.

Stock Overview: Freeport is an international mining company. It engages in the mining of copper, gold and molybdenum. It has a market cap of $37.5 billion. The stock, which yields 2.5 and has a short interest ratio of 1.1, closed off 72 cents, or 1.8%, at $38.78 on Friday.

Analyst Ratings: Of 17 analysts covering the stock, all rate it a buy. TheStreet Ratings has a B- buy rating on Freeport, with a $49.56 price target.

Freeport shows up on lists of 6 Stocks Driving the Economy in 2012 and 10 Stocks JPMorgan Says Could Rise.

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