Highfields Capital Likes These Consumer Goods Shares Most in Fund Filing

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Highfields Capital Management’s top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 5 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $328.119 million.

  • Ralcorp Holdings Inc. (NYSE:RAH): On 06/30/2011, Highfields Capital Management reported holding 500,000 shares with a market value of $43,290,001. This comprised 0.51% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Highfields Capital Management reported holding 1,508,617 shares with a market value of $115,726,009. This comprised 1.61% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,008,617. About Company: Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. produces a variety of store brand foods that are sold under the individual labels of various grocery, mass merchandise, and drug store retailers. The Company’s products include cereals, crackers and cookies, snack nuts, chocolate candy, salad dressings, mayonnaise, peanut butter, jams, syrups, and sauces. Ralcorp also holds a partial interest in Vail Resorts, Inc.
  • Sara Lee Corp. (NYSE:SLE): On 06/30/2011, Highfields Capital Management reported holding 3,892,391 shares with a market value of $73,916,504. This comprised 0.87% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Highfields Capital Management reported holding 6,892,391 shares with a market value of $112,690,595. This comprised 1.56% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,000,000. About Company: Sara Lee Corporation manufactures and markets brand-name products for consumers throughout the world. The Company is focused primarily on the meats, baking, beverage and household products categories.
  • Carter’s Inc. (NYSE:CRI): On 06/30/2011, Highfields Capital Management reported holding 2,270,163 shares with a market value of $69,830,214. This comprised 0.82% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Highfields Capital Management reported holding 2,270,163 shares with a market value of $69,330,780. This comprised 0.96% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Carter’s, Inc. markets baby and young children’s apparel in the United States. The Company’s products are offered in department stores and Carter’s retail stores. Carter’s sells products under the Tykes brand in Target stores and under its Child of Mine brand in Wal-Mart stores.
  • Sanderson Farms Inc. (NASDAQ:SAFM): On 06/30/2011, Highfields Capital Management reported holding 211,206 shares with a market value of $10,091,422. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Highfields Capital Management reported holding 500,000 shares with a market value of $23,750,000. This comprised 0.33% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 288,794. About Company: Sanderson Farms, Inc. produces, processes, markets, and distributes fresh and frozen chicken products. The Company also processes, markets, and distributes processed and prepared food items. Sanderson Farms sells its chicken, primarily under the Sanderson Farms brand name, to retailers, distributors, and fast food operators in the southeastern, southwestern, and western United States.
  • Xerox Corp. (NYSE:XRX): On 06/30/2011, Highfields Capital Management reported holding 950,000 shares with a market value of $9,889,500. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Highfields Capital Management reported holding 950,000 shares with a market value of $6,621,500. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Xerox Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, services, and finances a range of document processing products and services for use in offices around the world. The Company also, through subsidiaries, provides network management, consulting, design, and integration services for medium and large companies.

(Note: Data regarding Highfields Capital Management’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

Advantage: Check out our interactive stock charts, fundamentals, Twitter stream, and more >>

Improve Your 2011 Financial Health: Join the winning team of stock pickers with Wall St. Cheat Sheet’s acclaimed premium newsletter>>