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7 Stocks George Soros Loves

1. Google

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In the fourth quarter, Soros essentially bought a new position in Google (GOOG), increasing his previous stake by 258,770 shares to 259,790 shares. The stock is his fourth-largest holding as of the end of the quarter, representing 4% of the total portfolio.

Google is also a top holding of Chase Coleman's Tiger Global Management Julian Robertson's Tiger Management, among others.

Stock Overview: Search engine giant Google has a market cap of $156.6 billion. The stock, which has a short interest ratio of 1.2, closed down $6.89, or 1.1%, at $600.25 on Friday.

Analyst Ratings: Of 30 analysts covering the stock, 28 rate it a buy, and two rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings has an A buy rating on Google, with a $718.87 price target.

Google also shows up on a list of Tech Stocks Bought and Sold by Hedge Funds and was one of 13 Tech Stocks to Buy in 2012.


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