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More Stock Picks From Lesser-Known Top Traders

Michael Price, Nelson Peltz and Leon Cooperman aren't as well known as Buffett, Soros and Icahn, but their stock picks are worth a look.

Updated from 9:43 a.m. EDT tracks plenty of top traders besides

Warren Buffett


George Soros


Carl Icahn


Although they may not be household names, these investors boast outstanding track records. Consider the impressive portfolios of

Michael Price


Nelson Peltz


Leon Cooperman


Michael Price is a New Jersey-based value investor and hedge fund manager of MFP Investors, which has about $1.6 billion under management, a significant portion of which is his own money. One of the stocks Price holds is

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, which manufactures heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment. Trane sports a forward price-to-earnings ratio of 16.4, a P/E-to-growth ratio of 1.5 and a 1.4% yield.

Price also owns shares of

OneBeacon Insurance

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, a property and casualty insurance company. The stock has a forward P/E of 10, a PEG of 1.5 and a generous yield of 4.4%. Price also owns shares of


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Then there's Nelson Peltz, a college dropout who eventually went on to become a top turnaround artist who made billions as a corporate raider and activist. Peltz is the CEO of



, and his hedge fund, Trian, generated a return of 37% in 2006.

One of Peltz's shareholdings is

Cadbury Schweppes


, the British confectionery and beverage company. On May 7, the company will spin off its U.S. beverage business as a new company called Dr Pepper Snapple Group, which will trade on the

New York Stock Exchange

. Cadbury has a forward P/E of 19.6, a PEG of 2.5 and a yield of 2.7%.

Peltz also has shares in

HJ Heinz


, the condiments maker. The stock was recently upgraded by Bernstein from market perform to outperform. The stock has a forward P/E of 16.6, a PEG of 2.1 and a yield of 3.2%. Others he likes include





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Finally, there's Leon Cooperman, founder of Omega Advisors, a $4.5 billion hedge fund based in New York. The former

Goldman Sachs

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executive owns shares of electrical utility



. The company's earnings call is scheduled for May 8. Mirant has a forward P/E of 10 and a PEG of 0.7.

Cooperman also likes

Atlas America


, a producer and distributor of oil and natural gas. The company recently reported a fourth-quarter loss due to a large derivative-related charge. The stock has a trailing P/E of 48.8 and a yield of 0.3%. He also holds


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