David M Knott Holdings in 2nd Quarter: 13F Alert

The following is an analysis of David M Knott as of Jun. 30, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Aug 13.

Top Positions by Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker      Market Value      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
Ligand Pharmaceuticals-Cl B  LGND US       54,325,968    1,452,566            0
Pfizer Inc                   PFE US        36,370,313    1,298,476            0
Anadarko Petroleum Corp      APC US        31,824,176      370,350      -15,000
Schlumberger Ltd             SLB US        20,781,400      290,000      -40,000
Noble Energy Inc             NBL US        19,813,200      330,000      -10,000
Pioneer Natural Resources Co PXD US        18,817,500      130,000      -40,000
Halliburton Co               HAL US        18,774,000      450,000      -90,000
Whiting Petroleum Corp       WLL US        18,445,218      400,200      -50,000
SM Energy Co                 SM US         17,994,000      300,000            0
Concho Resources Inc         CXO US        15,906,800      190,000       10,000
 
 
Top New Buys by Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker      Market Value      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
Continental Resources Inc/OK CLR US         5,163,600       60,000       60,000
Toll Brothers Inc            TOL US         3,263,000      100,000      100,000
Smith & Wesson Holding Corp  SWHC US        1,197,600      120,000      120,000
Ambac Financial Group Inc    AMBC US          605,902       25,426       25,426
Depomed Inc                  DEPO US          170,286       30,300       30,300
 
 
Top Sell Outs by Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker         MV Change      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
Chevron Corp                 CVX US        -7,129,200            0      -60,000
Wet Seal Inc/The-Class A     WTSL US       -1,624,760            0     -538,000
CAI International Inc        CAP US        -1,014,464            0      -35,200
J.C. Penney Co Inc           JCP US          -764,566            0      -50,600
Jamba Inc                    JMBA US         -719,625            0      -50,500
 
 
Top Position Increases by Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker         MV Change      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
Cimarex Energy Co            XEC US         4,258,700      170,000       80,000
Devon Energy Corporation     DVN US         2,503,200       70,000       50,000
M/I Homes Inc                MHO US           939,400      190,000       50,000
Sanofi CVR                   GCVRZ US          63,832       92,000       30,000
Kraft Foods Group Inc        KRFT US           36,805        3,731          400
 
 
Top Position Decreases By Market Value 
Company Name                 Ticker         MV Change      Current     Change
                                            (USD $)       Position  In Position
Hess Corp                    HES US       -12,481,600      200,000     -160,000
Murphy Oil Corp              MUR US        -5,820,900       30,000      -90,000
Encana Corp                  ECA US        -5,495,000      250,000     -250,000
Ryman Hospitality Properties RHP US        -4,559,396          400      -99,600
Whiting Petroleum Corp       WLL US        -4,442,950      400,200      -50,000
 
 
SOURCE: SEC 13F-HR 
FILER: David M Knott 
QUARTER ENDED: 06/30/2013 
SEC RECEIVED: 08/13/2013 

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