David M Knott Holdings in 4th Quarter: 13F Alert

The following is an analysis of David M Knott as of Dec. 31, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Feb. 10.

Top Positions by Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker      Market Value      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
Anadarko Petroleum Corp      APC US       113,414,930    1,485,850      -15,700
Canadian Natural Resources   CNQ US        51,713,353    1,383,820       82,500
Pfizer Inc                   PFE US        39,622,905    1,831,003     -180,800
JPMorgan Chase & Co          JPM US        35,308,175    1,061,900     -450,700
Noble Energy Inc             NBL US        33,036,500      350,000            0
Pioneer Natural Resources Co PXD US        30,423,200      340,000       44,000
Hess Corp                    HES US        28,701,040      505,300      -10,000
Schlumberger Ltd             SLB US        27,324,000      400,000       83,500
National Oilwell Varco Inc   NOV US        24,476,400      360,000      360,000
Chevron Corp                 CVX US        24,472,000      230,000      -20,000
 
 
Top New Buys by Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker      Market Value      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
National Oilwell Varco Inc   NOV US        24,476,400      360,000      360,000
Whiting Petroleum Corp       WLL US        11,205,600      240,000      240,000
Wells Fargo & Co             WFC US         5,454,124      197,900      197,900
Ameriprise Financial Inc     AMP US         4,964,000      100,000      100,000
PulteGroup Inc               PHM US         2,507,594      397,400      397,400
 
 
Top Sell Outs by Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker         MV Change      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
Ericsson (Lm) Tel-Sp ADR     ERIC US      -16,532,960            0   -1,731,200
Southwestern Energy Co       SWN US       -13,332,000            0     -400,000
Encana Corp                  ECA US       -10,565,500            0     -550,000
Gilead Sciences Inc          GILD US      -10,411,941            0     -268,349
Coca-Cola Enterprises        CCE US        -7,222,664            0     -290,300
 
 
Top Position Increases by Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker         MV Change      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
Canadian Natural Resources   CNQ US        13,623,717    1,383,820       82,500
Pioneer Natural Resources Co PXD US        10,955,280      340,000       44,000
Schlumberger Ltd             SLB US         8,419,455      400,000       83,500
Target Corp                  TGT US         8,120,196      343,800      150,300
Murphy Oil Corp              MUR US         6,145,200      340,000       50,000
 
 
Top Position Decreases By Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker         MV Change      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
Cabot Oil & Gas Corp         COG US       -19,230,700      260,000     -680,000
JPMorgan Chase & Co          JPM US       -10,251,337    1,061,900     -450,700
MetLife Inc                  MET US       -10,008,241       60,000     -364,100
Anheuser-Busch Inbev Spn ADR BUD US        -8,110,464      289,800     -196,900
Halliburton Co               HAL US        -6,797,000      400,000     -275,000
 
 
SOURCE: SEC 13F-HR 
FILER: David M Knott 
QUARTER ENDED: 12/31/2011 
SEC RECEIVED: 02/10/2012 

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