Short Seller Jim Chanos’ Long Stock Picks

Jim ChanosKynikos disclosed its holdings in its latest and first 13F filings. The value of Kynikos’equity portfolio surged to $320.09 million in the fourth quarter from $285.48 million disclosed for the previous quarter. We have picked top five holdings of Jim Chanos’ portfolio in terms of value.

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First on the list is Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) a global diversified financial services holding company. The position remained unchanged to 366,100 shares, however the value surged to $19.08 million from $17.71 million in the previous quarter. This made the stock jump to the first position in Kynikos’ equity portfolio.

On the second spot is SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), a data storage solutions company. The stake in this company was reduced to 248,850 shares from 332,750 shares held in the previous quarter. The value of the current holding is $17.55 million

Last week, Sanjay Mehrotra, President and CEO at SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), has sold around 69,000 shares of the company.

Next on the list is EOG Resources Inc (NYSE:EOG), a company that explores, develops, produces and markets crude oil and natural gas, in which the holding was slightly upped to 99,020 shares from 98,820 shares held earlier. The value of the current position amounts to $16.62 million.

In Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) the fund edged down its stake to 27,145 shares, worth $15.23 million, from 31,785 shares held at the end of the previous quarter.

And the last on our list of picks is Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX), where the fund upped its stake to 184,850 shares, from 153,300 shares held at the end of the third quarter. The value of the holding is $14.49 million.

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