Loeb’s Third Point Sold Off Holding in Apple Last Quarter

Feb. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Third Point LLC, the New York-based hedge fund run by Daniel Loeb, exited its stake in Apple Inc. in the fourth quarter, according to a regulatory filing.

The fund sold off 710,000 shares of the Cupertino, California-based company valued at about $474 million as of the end of September, according to a filing today with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Elissa Doyle, a spokeswoman for Third Point, declined to comment on the sale in an e-mail.

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