$24 Billion Fund Likes These Stocks in Latest Filing

Following is information regarding Adage Capital Partners’ top holdings for the third quarter of 2011:

  • Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 7,177,715 shares with a market value of $584,122,427. This comprised 2.21% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 6,845,315 shares with a market value of $497,175,210. This comprised 2.37% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -332,400. 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.
  • Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 1,454,600 shares with a market value of $488,265,602. This comprised 1.85% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 1,275,736 shares with a market value of $486,463,661. This comprised 2.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -178,864. About the company: Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers and related personal computing and mobile communication devices along with a variety of related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. The Company sells its products worldwide through its online stores, its retail stores, its direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, and resellers.
  • Tyco International, Ltd. (NYSE:TYC): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 7,261,035 shares with a market value of $358,912,962. This comprised 1.36% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 7,900,907 shares with a market value of $321,961,960. This comprised 1.54% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 639,872. About the company: Tyco International Ltd. provides security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products.
  • The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE:KO): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 4,834,941 shares with a market value of $325,343,184. This comprised 1.23% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 4,337,241 shares with a market value of $293,023,991. This comprised 1.40% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -497,700. About the company: The Coca-Cola Company manufactures, markets, and distributes soft drink concentrates and syrups. The Company also distributes and markets juice and juice-drink products. Coca-Cola distributes its products to retailers and wholesalers in the United States and internationally.
  • International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 1,592,632 shares with a market value of $273,216,024. This comprised 1.03% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 1,620,990 shares with a market value of $283,462,513. This comprised 1.35% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 28,358. About the company: International Business Machines Corporation provides computer solutions through the use of advanced information technology. The Company’s solutions include technologies, systems, products, services, software, and financing. IBM offers its products through its global sales and distribution organization, as well as through a variety of third party distributors and resellers.
  • Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 3,030,668 shares with a market value of $311,673,886. This comprised 1.18% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 2,882,568 shares with a market value of $266,896,961. This comprised 1.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -148,100. 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.
  • Raytheon Co. (NYSE:RTN): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 5,857,390 shares with a market value of $291,990,883. This comprised 1.10% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 6,510,698 shares with a market value of $266,092,220. This comprised 1.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 653,308. About the company: Raytheon Company operates in defense, homeland security and other government markets. The Company provides electronics, mission systems integration in the areas of sensing, effects, command, control, communications and intelligence systems, and mission support services. Raytheon provides products and services worldwide.
  • Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE:PFE): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 14,453,827 shares with a market value of $297,748,842. This comprised 1.13% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 14,600,927 shares with a market value of $258,144,394. This comprised 1.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 147,100. About the company: Pfizer Inc. is a research-based, global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets medicines for humans and animals. The Company’s products include prescription pharmaceuticals, non-prescription self-medications, and animal health products such as anti-infective medicines and vaccines.
  • Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 8,765,300 shares with a market value of $227,897,800. This comprised 0.86% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 10,261,355 shares with a market value of $255,405,120. This comprised 1.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,496,055. 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 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 10,129,858 shares with a market value of $318,178,838. This comprised 1.20% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 8,343,258 shares with a market value of $237,949,722. This comprised 1.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,786,600. 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.

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

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