Post Holdings Inc. NYSE:POST, EXCO Resources Inc. NYSE:XCO and SandRidge Energy Inc. NYSE:SD made major this Monday. Posting big losses are International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. NYSEMKT:THM, Walter Energy Inc. NYSE:WLT and Brookdale Senior Living Inc. NYSE:BKD. Sign up for our free newsletter Post Holdings Surges on MOM Brands Acquisition Post Holdings Inc. rallied +17.83% in the wake of news that it will acquire rival MOM Brands Co. in a $1.15 billion deal. The cereal maker, a John Paulson holding, has climbed +36.36% over the past three months. EXCO Resources ended the day with a +14.05% gain. It is now trading at $2.11 - a far cry from its 52-week high of $6.60. Wilbur Ross has had a stake in the firm since 2010 and as of his most recent regulatory filing has 51.1 million XCO shares. SandRidge Energy surged +9.23% today, putting its five-day gain at +18.03%. The oil and natural gas company is one of Leon Cooperman's many energy picks. Paulson Pick International Tower Hill Mines Tumbles International Hill Mines tumbled -11.53% today. Despite the dip, the stock is up +49.11% over the past month, spurred in part by news of John Paulson's increased stake in the firm. The billionaire recently disclosed an increased 23.1-million-share position in THM. Walter Energy plummeted -8.1% this Monday, putting its five-day loss at -30.88%. The company's shares have fallen below the $1.00 mark, leading some to ask whether it's headed for bankruptcy. As of his latest 13F filing, Brazilian billionaire Jorge Lemann is a Walter Energy shareholder. Brookdale Senior Living ended the day with a -7.6% loss after announcing preliminary quarterly results. An owner and operator of senior living communities, the " unsexy" stock is one upon which Leon Cooperman and Larry Robbins overlap. John Paulson Has a Hit with Post Holdings, a Miss With International Tower Hill Mines appeared first on ValueWalk. Sign up for our free newsletter -By iBillionaire
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