Last quarter George Soros’ firm disclosed ownership of 4.10 million shares of Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS), valued at $176.71 million. Furthermore, a total of 61 hedge funds were betting on this stock, holding $3.63 billion worth of stock. In addition to George Soros, other 9 billionaire investors held Zoetis Inc (NYSE:ZTS) in their equity portfolios, including David E. Shaw, Steve Cohen, Ken Griffin, and Jim Simons, to name just a few. Not only did the stock gain 31.7% in 2014, but it also ranks as one of billionaire Bill Ackman’s top picks for the fourth quarter.
Finally, a total of 13 billionaires holding a stake in American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL) at the end of the fourth quarter, owned a total of $1.96 billion worth of stock. Although Soros Fund Management trimmed its exposure to the stock by 42%, the investment firm still owns 3.27 million shares, valued at $175.48 million and holds the company among its top 10 picks. Furthermore, a total of 123 hedge funds were bullish regarding American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL), which gained around 19% over the past 52 weeks. Among the funds we track, James Dinan’s York Capital Management appears as the company’s largest shareholder among institutional investors, holding 12.19 million shares, valued at around $652.61 million. Daniel S. Och, David Tepper, Dan Loeb, and Ken Griffin are some of the other billionaires betting on American Airlines.