Coatue Management’s Reduced Positions in 4Q14

Coatue Management’s positions in 4Q14

Coatue Management is a privately owned hedge fund sponsor. Globally, it invests in public equity markets. The fund focuses on technology, media, and telecommunications as well as other sectors. Coatue employs long and short-term strategies to make its investments. The fund was founded in 1999. It’s based in New York City.

At the end of 4Q14, Coatue Management’s US long portfolio was worth $10.5 billion—up from $9.7 billion in 3Q14. In this series, we’ll review some of the top positions the fund lowered during the fourth quarter.

Coatue Management’s Reduced Positions in 4Q14

Coatue Management’s decreased positions in 4Q14

Coatue Management’s fourth quarter 13F filing revealed the fund’s decreased positions in Netflix (NFLX), Adobe Systems (ADBE), Baidu (BIDU), Apple (AAPL), and 3D Systems (DDD).

Coatue Management’s top holdings

The following chart lists the fund’s top ten holdings for 4Q14. The hedge fund’s top holdings include Apple (AAPL) at 9.3%, Avago Technologies (AVGO) at 8.13%, LinkedIn (LNKD) at 7.43%, and Baidu (BIDU) at 6.37%.

Investors can consider ETFs like the PowerShares QQQ (QQQ) for portfolio exposure to Baidu. Baidu accounts for 1.21% of QQQ’s portfolio.

Coatue Management’s Reduced Positions in 4Q14

In the next part of this series, we’ll a look at the fund’s position change in Netflix.