Hedge Fund: Glenhill Capital Management is based in New York, with Glenn Krevlin as the managing member. In the fourth quarter, the value of the fund's reported holdings slipped to $723 million from $756 million in the previous quarter. Shares of Apple Sold in Quarter: 153,576 Position Remaining in Apple: None (as of Dec. 31) Top Buys in Quarter: Glenhill Capital bought more than 1 million shares each of Mueller Water Products ( MWA), Lowe's ( LOW), Sealed Air ( SEE) and Lionbridge Technologies ( LIOX). Top Sales in Quarter: In addition to Apple, Glenhill made some other significant share sales. The fund dropped 2.5 million shares of ArvinMeritor ( ARM), 1.8 million shares of Collective Brands ( PSS), and more than 890,000 shares of Ingersoll-Rand ( IR). >>View Glenhill Capital's Portfolio
Hedge Fund: York Capital Management, like many hedge funds, is based in New York. The value of the reported holdings was nearly $5 billion at the end of the fourth quarter. Shares of Apple Sold in Quarter: 317,744 Position Remaining in Apple: None (as of Dec. 31) Top Buys in Quarter: York Capital made huge share purchases of Citigroup ( C) and General Electric ( GE) during the fourth quarter, buying 32 million and 9.3 million shares, respectively. The fund also bought 6.1 million shares of restructured LyondellBasell Industries ( LYB) and 5.7 million shares of Chemtura ( CHMT). Top Sales in Quarter: One of York Capital's biggest share sale was penny stock RadView Sofware ( RDVW), which currently trades for less than 3 cents a share. The fund dropped nearly 12.5 million shares of the stock during the fourth quarter. Other big sales included Potash of Saskatchewan ( POT) and General Growth Properties ( GGP).
Hedge Fund: Renaissance Technologies is a New York-based fund with 2,753 reported holdings that carried a value of more than $24 billion as of Dec. 31. Shares of Apple Sold in Quarter: 602,700 Position Remaining in Apple: 1.3 million shares with a market value of $438 million (as of Dec. 31) Top Buys in Quarter: Renaissance Technologies wasn't shy about making purchases in the fourth quarter, adding more than 2 million shares of 26 companies. The largest purchase was 10.7 million shares of Level 3 Communications ( LVLT), followed by 5.1 million shares of Johnson & Johnson ( JNJ) and 4.7 million shares of Dell ( DELL). Top Sales in Quarter: Microsoft ( MSFT) was the fund's largest share sale in the fourth quarter, as it dumped more than 20.8 million shares of the tech giant. Renaissance also sold 12.7 million shares of Qwest Communications ( Q), 8.7 million shares of Alcoa ( AA) and 8.3 million shares of Oracle ( ORCL). >>View Renaissance Technologies' Portfolio
Hedge Fund: D.E. Shaw Investment Management is a New York-based fund with 3,706 reported holdings as of Dec. 31. Those holdings were worth nearly $39 billion at the end of the fourth quarter. Shares of Apple Sold in Quarter: 683,791 Position Remaining in Apple: 1.7 million shares with a value of $553 million (as of Dec. 31) Top Buys in Quarter: The hedge fund's biggest share purchases trade on overseas markets, including Emperor Watch & Jewellery and CP Pokphand. The largest U.S. stock purchase was General Electric ( GE), at 18 million shares. The fund also nabbed 8.5 million shares of AMD ( AMD) and 7 million shares of Rite Aid ( RAD). Top Sales in Quarter: While several funds bought Citigroup ( C) in the fourth quarter, D.E. Shaw did the opposite, selling more than 39 million shares of the bank. Other large share sales included Ford ( F), JPMorgan Chase ( JPM) and Wendy's/Arby's ( WEN). >>View D.E. Shaw's Portfolio
Hedge Fund: Lone Pine Capital is based in Greenwich, Conn., and has 52 reported holdings worth $12 billion as of Dec. 31. Shares of Apple Sold in Quarter: 992,480 Position Remaining in Apple: 1.7 million shares worth $553 million (as of Dec. 31) Top Buys in Quarter: Lone Pine's largest acquisition on a share-count basis was Global Logistic Properties, which trades overseas. Among U.S. stocks, the fund bought a whopping 145 million shares of Citigroup ( C), 7 million shares of Schlumberger ( SLB), 5.1 million shares of Cablevision ( CVC) and 5 million shares of Dollar General ( DG). Top Sales in Quarter: Lone Pine sold nearly 24 million shares of Popular ( BPOP) during the fourth quarter, making it the fund's largest sale by share count. Other big sales included 9.5 million shares of Invesco ( IVZ), 7 million shares of Activision Blizzard ( ATVI) and 5.2 million shares of Green Mountain Coffee Roasters ( GMCR). -- Written by Robert Holmes in Boston. >To contact the writer of this article, click here: Robert Holmes. >To follow Robert Holmes on Twitter, go to http://twitter.com/RobTheStreet. >To submit a news tip, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.