BOOTHBAY FUND MANAGEMENT Top 10 13F Holdings in Q3 2015

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Boothbay Fund Management Llc Stocks Overview

Boothbay Fund Management Llc just filed its quarterly 13F. Dated 09/06/2016, the 13f report shows the investment manager has a portfolio value of $107.27 million, representing a decrease of $139.44 million from the previous quarter when it was $246.71 million. Note: This filling reprents about 22.05% of Boothbay Fund Management Llc’s assets, which which are listed in the US.

Portfolio Q32015
Market Value:$107,266,000
Previous Mkt Value:$246,706,000
Chg Mkt Value %:-56.52 %
Turnover %:84.14 %
Stocks Activity
New Purchases:199
Additional Purchases:88
Sold out:218
Top 10 Holdings %:9.82%

Based on $486.48 million in assets under management, Boothbay Fund Management Llc’s equity exposure is 22.05% of assets. Please also keep in mind that we can’t know the Boothbay Fund Management Llc’s shorts and net exposure.

Fund New Stocks

During this quarter, Boothbay Fund Management Llc opened positions in Mckesson Corp (MCK) for $1.16 million, Ppg Inds Inc (PPG) for $924,000, News Corp New (NWSA) for $872,000, Spdr Series Trust (KBE) for $849,000 and Twenty First Centy Fox Inc (FOXA) for $764,000. These were the 5 biggest new positions. In total the investment manager bought 199 new stocks.

Portfolio New Buys

Top 5 New Buys
Mckesson Corp1.08%
Ppg Inds Inc0.86%
News Corp New0.81%
Spdr Series Trust0.79%
Twenty First Centy Fox Inc0.71%
13F Sector Allocation
Finance21 %
Information Technology15 %
Consumer Discretionary15 %
Industrials12 %
Other9 %

Increased Positions

As shown in this 13f report the investment manager lifted its stakes in Extreme Networks Inc (EXTR) by 18% to $1.54 million, Consolidated Tomoka Ld Co (CTO) by 55% to $1.16 million, Qihoo 360 Technology Co Ltd (QIHU) by 25% to $717,000, Kansas City Southern (KSU) by 14% to $904,000 and Argan Inc (AGX) by 13% to $661,000. Boothbay Fund Management Llc also acquired smaller stakes in Scientific Games Corp (SGMS) by 169.32% to $1.18 million, Air Prods & Chems Inc (APD) by 12.63% to $663,000 and Nisource Inc (NI) by 36.45% to $344,000. Building positions gradually is normal for many investment managers.

Sold Positions

This fund sold its stakes in Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr (Call) (SPY), Netflix Inc (Put) (NFLX), Powershares Qqq Trust (Put) (QQQ), Amazon Com Inc (Put) (AMZN) and Check Point Software Tech Lt (Call) (CHKP). These securities constituted 13.65 %, 3.99 %, 3.99 %, 2.64 % and 1.69 % of the manager’s portfolio, respectively. We can only speculate about the reasons for the selling but we believe it has to do with either value, momentum or a better place for Boothbay Fund Management Llc’s capital.

Portfolio Sold All

Reduced Positions

The fund also slashed its postitons in Qualcomm Inc (QCOM) by -87.34%, Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD) by -82.81%, Tenet Healthcare Corp (THC) by -99.13%, United Contl Hldgs Inc (UAL) by -73.97% and Soufun Hldgs Ltd (SFUN) by -29.82%.

Top 3 Positions

Extreme Networks Inc (EXTR), Scientific Games Corp (SGMS) and Consolidated Tomoka Ld Co (CTO) made up the majority of Boothbay Fund Management Llc’s total US long portfolio in this quarter. These positions were top 3 and constitute 3.61% of Boothbay Fund Management Llc’s US-listed securities. The top 10 positions make approximately 9.82% of the investment manager’s portfolio.

Portfolio Top Holdings

The chart above provides a summary of Boothbay Fund Management Llc’s top 10 US-listed stock positions in this quarter.

Sector Positions

Industrials Sector Boothbay Fund Management Llc - Boothbay Fund Management Llc lifted the industrials sector from 7 % to 12 %. According to the 13f report, the active investment manager also has securities for 7 % in the materials sector. The health care sector is 6 % of Boothbay Fund Management Llc’s 13F portfolio. The fund slashed the Finance, Information Technology and Consumer Discretionary sector stakes by 21 %, 36 % and 51 %, respectively.

So these are Q3 2015 fund’s sector weights now: finance 21 % for $22.53 million, information technology 15 % for $16.09 million, consumer discretionary 15 % for $16.09 million, industrials 12 % for $12.87 million, materials 7 % for $7.51 million, health care 6 % for $6.44 million, utilities & telecommunications 5 % for $5.36 million, transports 3 % for $3.22 million, energy 3 % for $3.22 million and consumer staples 3 % for $3.22 million.

Important Position Changes

Top 10 Q3 2015 New Positions: Mckesson Corp (MCK), Ppg Inds Inc (PPG), News Corp New (NWSA), Spdr Series Trust (KBE), Twenty First Centy Fox Inc (FOXA), Eagle Materials Inc (EXP), Itt Corp New (ITT), Solera Holdings Inc (SLH), Adtran Inc (ADTN) and Emerson Elec Co (EMR).

Top 10 Q3 2015 Sold Out Completely: Spdr S&P 500 Etf Tr (Call) (SPY), Netflix Inc (Put) (NFLX), Powershares Qqq Trust (Put) (QQQ), Amazon Com Inc (Put) (AMZN), Check Point Software Tech Lt (Call) (CHKP), Ishares Tr (Put) (IWM), Broadcom Corp (Call) (BRCM), Tesla Mtrs Inc (Call) (TSLA), Magna Intl Inc (Call) (MGA) and Western Digital Corp (Call) (WDC).


Download the full 13F form in CSV: Q3-2015-Boothbay-Fund-Management-Llc-13F-Portfolio-Stock-Holdings.csv

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Boothbay Fund Management Llc – website

13F Filing Link: 000149315216010678

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