4. AMC Networks ( AMCX) Company Profile: AMC Networks owns and operates several popular and award-winning brands in cable television, such as AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel and WE tv. Paulson's Investment: Given Paulson's performance so far this year, it's no surprise that the hedge fund manager likes the company that produces the show The Walking Dead. Paulson & Co. owned 5 million shares of AMC Networks as of Sept. 30, a position that carried a market value of about $160 million. Share Price Performance: Shares of AMC Networks are down almost 9% since the company was spun off from Cablevision ( CVC) in July. Since Sept. 30, the stock is up nearly 14%.