Citigroup Inc. (C)’s Biggest Hedge Fund Bulls

In the long list of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) shareholders, the first two positions are filled by Richard S. Pzena‘s Pzena Investment Management and Ken Heebner‘s Capital Growth Management, both of which disclosed stakes worth $404 million and $328.8 million respectively in the lastest round of 13F filings with the SEC. Pzena’s position in Citigroup declined by 6% over the quarter and contains 8.4 million shares, while Capital Growth Management’s stake in Citigroup advanced by 22% to nearly 6.9 million shares.

Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C)Also, Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:Ccould be found in the equity portfolio of Fisher Asset Management, managed by Ken Fisher, last quarter. Fisher’s stake  is valued at $270.5 million, and involves 5.6 million shares surging by 1,380% in comparison with the January-March period. John A. Levin‘s hedge fund, Levin Capital Strategies holds a $237.8 million position in the company, which contains almost 5 million shares, while Thomas E. Claugus GMT Capital owns 4.1 million shares of Citigroup, the stake’s value topping $198 million.

The next on our list of Citigroup’s largest investors is the famous Leon Cooperman‘s Omega Advisors, which holds over 2.6 million shares of the company, valued at $125.7 million. Leon Cooperman’s hedge fund raising the position by 17% or 378,100 shares. At the same time, in the equity portfolio of Columbus Circle Investors, managed by Donald Chiboucis, Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) is represented by a $109.5 million stake, which contains 2.3 million shares, advancing by 48% since the end of March.

On the eighth, ninth and, respectively, tenth positions of our list of picks are situated three hedge funds which also hold significant amounts of Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C) shares in their equity portfolios. As follows, Marshall Wace LLP, managed by Paul Marshall and Ian Wace, owns 1.8 million shares of the company, down by 11% over the quarter, while the value of the stake amounts to $85.5 million. In the latest 13F filing, Andrew Feldstein and Stephen Siderow‘s Blue Mountain Capital disclosed an $80.9 million stake in Citigroup, which surged by almost 280% over the quarter and at the end of the second quarter, the position contained 1.7 million shares. Monish Pabrai and his hedge fund that holds the same name reported 1.6 million shares of Citigroup in its 13F portfolio,with  the value of the position amounting to more than $74.8 million.

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