Cohen's SAC Capital Boosts Passive Stake in Incyte to 6.4%

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In a 13G filing on Incyte Corporation (NASDAQ:INCY), Steven Cohen's SAC Capital disclosed a 6.4% stake (5,458,605 shares) in the company. This is up from the 1,105,000 share stake held at the quarter ended 3/31/08. A 13G indicates a 'passive investment'.

Incyte Corporation operates as a drug discovery and development company, which focuses on developing proprietary small molecule drugs to treat human immunodeficiency virus [HIV], diabetes, oncology, and inflammation diseases.

SAC is a multi-strategy, private asset management firm founded by Steven A. Cohen in 1992 with 9 employees and $25 million in assets under management. As of September 2007, the firm has grown to over 800 employees with approximately $14 billion in assets.