Analyzing Leon Cooperman’s Largest Holdings in 3Q17
Leon Cooperman’s largest holdings
Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman has a positive view of the technology sector and the equity market. Technology stocks are among the top holdings of his firm, Omega Advisors, in 3Q17.
First Data Corporation (FDC), Alphabet (GOOGL), AerCap Holdings (AER), United Continental Holdings (UAL), and Shire Plc (SHPG) were Omega Advisors’ top five holdings in 3Q17. These stocks represented ~6.4%, ~6.1%, ~4.3%, ~4.2%, and ~3.9%, respectively, of the firm’s portfolio in 3Q17.
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According to the institutional ownership report, Omega Advisors was the 13th-largest investor in First Data Corporation with ~9.1 million shares in 3Q17. Plus, Cooperman’s firm holds nearly 162,435 shares of Alphabet.
Cooperman noted during a CNBC interview on February 7, 2018, “When you think of a company the size of Google … putting out numbers with 20 [or] 30 percent type of growth rates. It’s enormous.”
Omega Advisors was the 28th-largest investor in United Continental Holdings with 1.7 million shares in 3Q17.
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