10 Largest Stock Holdings of $41 Billion AQR Capital to Watch Now

As the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed up 275 points and the S&P 500 closed up 2.86%, Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about the top 10 holdings of AQR Capital.

  • Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM): On 3/31/11 AQR Capital reported holding 1,465,836 shares with a market value of $123,320,779. This comprised 0.99% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, AQR Capital held 1,617,536 shares with a market value of $131,635,075. This comprised 0.97% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 151,700. About the company: Exxon Mobil Corporation operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis. The Company’s operations include exploration and production of oil and gas, electric power generation, and coal and minerals operations. Exxon Mobil also manufactures and markets fuels, lubricants, and chemicals.
  • Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX): On 3/31/11 AQR Capital reported holding 1,014,834 shares with a market value of $109,084,504. This comprised 0.88% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, AQR Capital held 1,088,434 shares with a market value of $111,934,549. This comprised 0.82% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 73,600. About the company: Chevron Corporation is an integrated energy company with operations in countries located around the world. The Company produces and transports crude oil and natural gas. Chevron also refines, markets, and distributes fuels as well as is involved in chemical operations, mining operations, power generation and energy services.
  • Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ): On 3/31/11 AQR Capital reported holding 1,302,186 shares with a market value of $77,154,521. This comprised 0.62% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, AQR Capital held 1,594,986 shares with a market value of $106,098,463. This comprised 0.78% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 292,800. About the company: Johnson & Johnson manufactures health care products and provides related services for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets. The Company sells products such as skin and hair care products, acetaminophen products, pharmaceuticals, diagnostic equipment, and surgical equipment in countries located around the world.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 3/31/11 AQR Capital reported holding 3,775,859 shares with a market value of $95,869,058. This comprised 0.77% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, AQR Capital held 3,973,359 shares with a market value of $103,307,334. This comprised 0.76% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 197,500. About the company: Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses, sells, and supports software products. The Company offers operating system software, server application software, business and consumer applications software, software development tools, and Internet and intranet software. Microsoft also develops video game consoles and digital music entertainment devices.
  • AT&T, Inc. (NYSE:T): On 3/31/11 AQR Capital reported holding 2,565,057 shares with a market value of $78,516,396. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, AQR Capital held 2,964,157 shares with a market value of $93,104,171. This comprised 0.68% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 399,100. About the company: AT&T Inc. is a communications holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides local and long-distance phone service, wireless and data communications, Internet access and messaging, IP-based and satellite television, security services, telecommunications equipment, and directory advertising and publishing.
  • ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP): On 3/31/11 AQR Capital reported holding 1,136,436 shares with a market value of $90,755,780. This comprised 0.73% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, AQR Capital held 1,124,336 shares with a market value of $84,538,827. This comprised 0.62% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -12,100. About the company: ConocoPhillips is an international, integrated energy company which operates in several business segments. The Company explores for and produces petroleum, and refines, markets, supplies, and transports petroleum. ConocoPhillips also gathers and processes natural gas, and produces and distributes chemicals and plastics.
  • Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG): On 3/31/11 AQR Capital reported holding 979,959 shares with a market value of $60,365,473. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, AQR Capital held 1,298,859 shares with a market value of $82,568,466. This comprised 0.61% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 318,900. About the company: The Procter & Gamble Company manufactures and markets consumer products in countries throughout the world. The Company provides products in the laundry and cleaning, paper, beauty care, food and beverage, and health care segments. Proctor & Gamble’s products are sold primarily through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, and neighborhood stores.
  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT): On 3/31/11 AQR Capital reported holding 1,186,437 shares with a market value of $61,754,045. This comprised 0.50% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, AQR Capital held 1,509,637 shares with a market value of $80,222,109. This comprised 0.59% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 323,200. About the company: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates discount stores, supercenters, and neighborhood markets. The Company’s discount stores and supercenters offer merchandise such as apparel, housewares, small appliances, electronics, and hardware. Walmart’s markets offer a full-line supermarket and a limited assortment of general merchandise. The Company operates nationally and internationally.
  • Discover Financial Services (NYSE:DFS): On 3/31/11 AQR Capital reported holding 1,264,153 shares with a market value of $30,491,371. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, AQR Capital held 2,906,253 shares with a market value of $77,742,268. This comprised 0.57% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,642,100. About the company: Discover Financial Services is a credit card issuer and electronic payment services company. The Company issues credit cards and offers student and personal loans, as well as savings products such as certificates of deposit and money market accounts and operates an automated teller machine(ATM)/debit network, which includes ATMs, as well as POS terminals nationwide.
  • Optionsxpress Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:OXPS): On 3/31/11 AQR Capital reported holding 486,931 shares with a market value of $8,896,230. This comprised 0.07% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, AQR Capital held 4,518,979 shares with a market value of $75,376,571. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,032,048. About the company: optionsXpress Holdings Inc. provides stock and options brokerage services. The Company specializes in the listed equity options market and also offers brokerage services for stock, mutual fund, option and fixed-income products.

(Note:  Data on the contents of the fund’s 13F filing are sourced from whalewisdom.com.  Positions in warrants, preferred shares, other convertible securities, puts, and calls are not considered.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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