David M Knott Holdings in 3rd Quarter: 13F Alert

The following is an analysis of David M Knott as of September 30, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on 11/10/2011.

Top Positions by Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker      Market Value      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
Anadarko Petroleum Corp      APC US        94,672,728    1,501,550      -29,600
JPMorgan Chase & Co          JPM US        45,559,512    1,512,600     -252,200
Canadian Natural Resources   CNQ US        38,089,636    1,301,320      -17,980
Pfizer Inc                   PFE US        35,568,677    2,011,803     -133,800
Cabot Oil & Gas Corp         COG US        29,097,700      470,000     -170,000
Hess Corp                    HES US        27,032,638      515,300       90,300
Anheuser-Busch Inbev Spn ADR BUD US        25,785,366      486,700      131,600
Noble Energy Inc             NBL US        24,780,000      350,000            0
Chevron Corp                 CVX US        23,147,500      250,000      -50,000
Ligand Pharmaceuticals-Cl B  LGND US       22,431,178    1,639,706      398,739
 
 
Top New Buys by Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker      Market Value      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
Target Corp                  TGT US         9,489,240      193,500      193,500
Coca-Cola Enterprises        CCE US         7,222,664      290,300      290,300
US Bancorp                   USB US         4,547,928      193,200      193,200
Cott Corporation             COT US         2,143,672      314,783      314,783
Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc AUXL US        2,098,600      140,000      140,000
 
 
Top Sell Outs by Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker         MV Change      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
CVS Caremark Corp            CVS US       -12,360,062            0     -328,900
Jazz Pharmaceuticals Inc     JAZZ US      -11,785,890            0     -353,400
Owens-Illinois Inc           OI US        -11,632,567            0     -450,700
Central Euro Distribution Cp CEDC US       -9,716,000            0     -867,500
Philip Morris International  PM US         -9,528,079            0     -142,700
 
 
Top Position Increases by Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker         MV Change      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
Ligand Pharmaceuticals-Cl B  LGND US        7,601,622    1,639,706      398,739
Pioneer Natural Resources Co PXD US         7,196,830      296,000      159,000
Noble Corp                   NE US          5,409,500      520,000      270,000
Anheuser-Busch Inbev Spn ADR BUD US         5,186,015      486,700      131,600
Petroleo Brasileiro S.A.-ADR PBR US         3,669,100      450,000      260,000
 
 
Top Position Decreases By Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker         MV Change      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
JPMorgan Chase & Co          JPM US       -26,691,400    1,512,600     -252,200
Anadarko Petroleum Corp      APC US       -22,858,346    1,501,550      -29,600
Encana Corp                  ECA US       -20,224,500      550,000     -450,000
Canadian Natural Resources   CNQ US       -17,136,262    1,301,320      -17,980
Cabot Oil & Gas Corp         COG US       -13,340,700      470,000     -170,000
 
 
SOURCE: SEC 13F-HR 
FILER: David M Knott 
QUARTER ENDED: 09/30/2011 
SEC RECEIVED: 11/10/2011 

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