Vinik Asset Management Holdings in 3rd Quarter: 13F Alert

The following is an analysis of Vinik Asset Management as of September 30, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on 11/14/2011.

Top Positions by Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker      Market Value      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust       SPY US       973,090,000    8,600,000    8,600,000
SPDR Gold Trust              GLD US       533,452,500    3,375,000    2,525,000
iShares Russell 2000         IWM US       411,520,000    6,400,000    6,400,000
PowerShares QQQ Nasdaq 100   QQQ US       257,201,000    4,900,000    4,900,000
Apple Inc                    AAPL US      118,399,860      310,500     -540,000
Schlumberger Ltd             SLB US        99,928,290    1,673,000       28,000
Google Inc-Cl A              GOOG US       96,054,960      186,500       12,000
UnitedHealth Group Inc       UNH US        95,832,748    2,077,900      296,900
Energy Select Sector SPDR    XLE US        81,914,000    1,400,000    1,400,000
Cognizant Tech Solutions-A   CTSH US       81,714,527    1,303,262   -1,031,500
 
 
Top New Buys by Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker      Market Value      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust       SPY US       973,090,000    8,600,000    8,600,000
iShares Russell 2000         IWM US       411,520,000    6,400,000    6,400,000
PowerShares QQQ Nasdaq 100   QQQ US       257,201,000    4,900,000    4,900,000
Energy Select Sector SPDR    XLE US        81,914,000    1,400,000    1,400,000
Allied Nevada Gold Corp      ANV US        59,713,175    1,667,500    1,667,500
 
 
Top Sell Outs by Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker         MV Change      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
iShares MSCI Emerging Mkt In EEM US      -230,860,000            0   -4,850,000
Autoliv Inc                  ALV US       -67,467,000            0     -860,000
ASML Holding NV-NY Reg Shs   ASML US      -65,788,800            0   -1,780,000
ABB Ltd-Spon ADR             ABB US       -64,875,000            0   -2,500,000
Wisdomtree India Earnings    EPI US       -61,047,000            0   -2,550,000
 
 
Top Position Increases by Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker         MV Change      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
SPDR Gold Trust              GLD US       409,351,650    3,375,000    2,525,000
Lululemon Athletica Inc      LULU US       47,833,666    1,312,200    1,025,000
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc        BBBY US       43,556,334      836,400      761,400
GNC Holdings Inc-Cl A        GNC US        36,838,747    2,278,100    1,865,600
Intl Game Technology         IGT US        33,687,935    2,439,500    2,339,500
 
 
Top Position Decreases By Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker         MV Change      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
Apple Inc                    AAPL US     -167,087,475      310,500     -540,000
Financial Select Sector SPDR XLF US      -103,190,000    4,000,000   -5,800,000
JPMorgan Chase & Co          JPM US      -101,113,100      510,000   -2,335,000
Starwood Hotels & Resorts    HOT US       -94,357,362    1,241,700   -1,302,200
Nordstrom Inc                JWN US       -90,512,498      806,900   -1,906,600
 
 
SOURCE: SEC 13F-HR 
FILER: Vinik Asset Management 
QUARTER ENDED: 09/30/2011 
SEC RECEIVED: 11/14/2011 

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