Magnetar Financial Holdings in 2nd Quarter: 13F Alert

The following is an analysis of Magnetar Financial LLC as of June 30, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on 08/15/2011.

Top Positions by Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker      Market Value      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
Solar Capital Ltd            SLRC US       65,651,920    2,659,049   -1,488,801
News Corp-Cl A               NWSA US       56,310,231    3,181,369    3,181,369
Arch Coal Inc                ACI US        47,141,118    1,768,234    1,757,560
El Paso Corp                 EP US         45,172,856    2,236,280     -780,962
Spansion Inc-Class A         CODE US       43,734,479    2,269,563      634,021
Williams Cos Inc             WMB US        37,282,429    1,232,477      997,093
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inte VRX US        32,196,962      619,649      619,649
Grifols SA-ADR               GRFS US       29,477,801    3,925,140    3,925,140
Kinder Morgan Management LLC KMR US        28,908,137      440,740           -2
Corrections Corp of America  CXW US        28,188,452    1,302,007      -35,525
 
 
Top New Buys by Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker      Market Value      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
News Corp-Cl A               NWSA US       56,310,231    3,181,369    3,181,369
Valeant Pharmaceuticals Inte VRX US        32,196,962      619,649      619,649
Grifols SA-ADR               GRFS US       29,477,801    3,925,140    3,925,140
Cott Corporation             COT US        16,773,232    1,994,439    1,994,439
Marathon Oil Corp            MRO US        12,451,765      389,361      389,361
 
 
Top Sell Outs by Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker         MV Change      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
Smart Technologies Inc - A   SMT US       -14,522,663            0   -1,422,396
Southern Union Co            SUG US       -11,785,430            0     -411,790
Suntrust Banks Inc           STI US        -9,373,000            0     -325,000
Meredith Corp                MDP US        -8,240,864            0     -242,950
Plains Exploration & Product PXP US        -8,046,284            0     -222,089
 
 
Top Position Increases by Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker         MV Change      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
Arch Coal Inc                ACI US        46,756,427    1,768,234    1,757,560
Williams Cos Inc             WMB US        29,943,156    1,232,477      997,093
Spansion Inc-Class A         CODE US       13,198,910    2,269,563      634,021
Petrohawk Energy Corp        HK US         12,073,585      818,337      487,661
BP Plc-Spons ADR             BP US          4,912,270      379,130      110,000
 
 
Top Position Decreases By Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker         MV Change      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
MetLife Inc                  MET US       -53,645,656      159,240   -1,196,260
Hertz Global Holdings Inc    HTZ US       -47,988,981      412,236   -3,076,906
Alpha Natural Resources Inc  ANR US       -41,597,148        6,259     -699,174
Solar Capital Ltd            SLRC US      -33,398,738    2,659,049   -1,488,801
Tenet Healthcare Corp        THC US       -20,916,734      500,001   -2,726,407
 
 
SOURCE: SEC 13F-HR 
FILER: Magnetar Financial LLC 
QUARTER ENDED: 06/30/2011 
SEC RECEIVED: 08/15/2011 

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