John Paulson’s Top 10 Holdings (Q2 2020) – Plus Top Buys & Sells

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One of the best resources for investors are the publicly available 13F-HR documents that each fund is required to submit to the SEC. These documents allow investors to track their favorite superinvestors, their fund’s current holdings, plus their new buys and sold out positions. We spend a lot of time here at The Acquirer’s Multiple digging through these 13F-HR documents to find out which superinvestors hold positions in the stocks listed in our Stock Screeners.

As a new weekly feature, we’re now providing the top 10 holdings from some of our favorite superinvestors based on their latest 13F-HR documents.

This week we’ll take a look at superinvestor John Paulson (6-30-2020). The current market value of his portfolio is $3,129,242,000, with a top 10 holdings concentration of 79.25%.

Top 10 Positions

Stock Shares Market Value % of
Portfolio
BHC / Bausch Health Companies 25,839,035 $472,596,000 15.2
HZNP / Horizon Therapuetics PLC 6,891,439 $383,026,000 12.32
GLD / SPDR Gold Trust 1,894,252 $317,041,000 10.2
BSIG / BrightSphere Investment Group 20,000,552 $249,207,000 8.02
TAK / Takeda Pharmaceutical Co 11,486,905 $205,960,000 6.62
AU / AngloGold Ashanti Ltd 6,974,331 $205,673,000 6.61
NG / Novagold Resources Inc 22,226,300 $204,037,000 6.56
MYL / Mylan N.V. 11,478,260 $184,570,000 5.94
DISCK / Discovery Communications, Inc. 6,902,805 $132,948,000 4.28
DISH / DISH Network Corp 3,620,750 $124,952,000 4.02

Top Buys

Stock %
Change
BHC / Bausch Health Companies 2.78
AMTD / TD AmeriTrade Holding Corp. 1.13
EQX / Equinox Gold Corp 0.90
QGEN / Qiagen N.V. 0.77
TCO / Taubman Centers, Inc. 0.36

Top Sells

Stock %
Change
AGN / Allergan Plc 4.069
VIAC / ViacomCBS Inc 2.038
DISCK / Discovery Inc Series C 1.94
S / Sprint Corp 1.665
TAK / Takeda Pharmaceutical Co 1.09

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3 Comments on “John Paulson’s Top 10 Holdings (Q2 2020) – Plus Top Buys & Sells”

  1. Hi Johnny, just wondering, what exactly is “Impact on Portfolio” a measure of. For example when BHC was purchased and it’s “Impact on the Portfolio” was 2.78%, does that mean it’s weighting in the portfolio went up by 2.78%? Thanks in advance!

    1. Thanks Sanjee. I’ve actually changed the heading for clarity to read ‘% change’ but yes. In the case of BHC it went from being 12.3% to 15.2% of the entire portfolio.

      1. Understood! Thanks Johnny. I’ve recently been reading the Acquirer’s multiple such just easing myself into this space.

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