13F Analysis of Carlson Capital Management

Carlson Capital Management

Below please find a 13F analysis report for Carlson Capital Management for Q1 2009. 13F analyses are reports that fund managers with over $100M are required to submit to the SEC, they are publicly available and these reports provide us with some insights on what some hedge fund managers have been investing in.

Carlson Capital LP is a Dallas based hedge fund founded in 1993 by Clint Carlson who currently serves as President and Chief Investment Officer. The firm serves as the investment advisor of the Black Diamond group of hedge funds and focuses on a non-directional, multi-strategy approach to the global market.

As of the most recent 13F filing completed by Carlson Capital Management their holdings included:

• (ABX) Barrick Gold Corp
• (COP) Conoco Phillips
• (EQ) Embarq Corp
• (FIS) Fidelity National Information Services
• (HK) Petro Hawk Energy Corp
• (HPQ) Hewlett Packyard Co
• (LMDIA) Liberty Media Corp
• (LSTR) Landstar System
• (SGP) Schering Plough Corp
• (SJM) Smucker JM co
• (V) Visa
• (WFT) Weatherford International
• (WMT) Walmart stores
• (WYE) Wyeth
• (XOM) Exon Mobile

Using the TickerSpy portfolio analysis tool the graph to the left was created showing the approximate Carlson Capital Management‘s equity performance for over the previous six months. According to this analysis Carlson Capital Management‘s equity picks have been underperforming against the S & P 500 recently.

The top 5 highest performing equities which Carlson Capital Management held as of this 13F filing include (Hk), (WFT), (FIS), (EQ) and (LMDIA)

According to AlpaClone data on Carlson Capital Management 18% of their equity portfolio is invested within the financial sector ,19% in service and as well as in technology sector. The total equity value of Carlson Capital Management is 1.5B+, their total number of reported holdings is 177, and over 20.8% of the market value of this portfolio is represented within the top 10 holdings.

For more information on Carlson Capital Management please see the HedgeFundBlogger.com Hedge Fund Tracker Profile on Carlson Capital Managment by clicking here.

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