$31 Billion Fund Holds Less Shares of These Companies in Filing

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Van Eck Associates’ top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 25 stocks in the Services sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $97.091 million.

  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,853,200 shares with a market value of $80,150,900. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 809,200 shares with a market value of $26,129,069. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,044,000. About Company: Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. provides a broad range of technical, professional, and construction services to a large number of industrial, commercial, and governmental clients around the world. The Company’s servies include project servicees, process, scientific, and systems consulting, construction services, and operations and maintenance services.
  • Tam S.a. (NYSE:TAM): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 2,388,424 shares with a market value of $52,139,296. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,065,832 shares with a market value of $16,605,662. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,322,592. About Company: Tam SA operates in the airline industry. The Company provides passenger, freight and mail transportation services throughout Brazil. Tam provides services between the Brazilian states of Sao Paulo, Minas Gerais, Parana, Mato Grosso do Sul, Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia, Porto Alegre and Salvador.
  • Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 804,468 shares with a market value of $33,956,594. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 411,248 shares with a market value of $15,767,248. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -393,220. About Company: Las Vegas Sands Corp. owns and operates casino resorts and convention centers. The Company operates in United States, Macau and Singapore. Las Vegas Sand Corp’s casino’s offer a wide range of gaming activities and entertainment as well as overnight accomodations, while its expo centers host a wide range of entertainment shows, expositions, and other activities.
  • Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ:WYNN): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 174,966 shares with a market value of $25,114,618. This comprised 0.06% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 81,891 shares with a market value of $9,424,016. This comprised 0.05% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -93,075. About Company: Wynn Resorts Limited owns and operates luxury hotels and destination casino resorts in Las Vegas, Nevada and in Macau, China. The resorts features guest rooms and suits, restaurants, golf courses, and on-site luxury automotive dealerships.
  • Ctc Media Inc (NASDAQ:CTCM): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,536,214 shares with a market value of $32,752,082. This comprised 0.08% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 622,763 shares with a market value of $5,542,590. This comprised 0.03% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -913,451. About Company: CTC Media, Inc. owns and operates television stations and broadcasts television networks. The Company’s networks are broadcast by its own television stations, stations owned by others, and local cable television operators.
  • Mgm Resorts International (NYSE:MGM): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 640,284 shares with a market value of $8,458,152. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 365,279 shares with a market value of $3,393,442. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -275,005. About Company: MGM Resorts International operates gaming, hospitality and entertainment resorts. The Company owns properties in Nevada, Mississippi and Michigan in the United States; and owns interests in properties in Nevada and Illinois in the United States, and Macau. MGM Resorts also offers hospitality management services for casino and non-casino properties around the world.
  • Copa Holdings Sa (NYSE:CPA): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 100,400 shares with a market value of $6,700,696. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 50,200 shares with a market value of $3,075,754. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -50,200. About Company: Copa Holdings SA provides international airline passenger and cargo service. The Company provides scheduled flights to countries in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean. The Company also has codeshare arrangements with Continental Airlines.
  • Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. (NASDAQ:MPEL): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 504,508 shares with a market value of $6,442,567. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 310,999 shares with a market value of $2,584,402. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -193,509. About Company: Melco Crown Entertainment. Ltd. develops, owns and operates casino gaming and entertainment resort facilities.
  • Focus Media Holding Ltd. (NASDAQ:FMCN): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 190,000 shares with a market value of $5,909,000. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 144,500 shares with a market value of $2,433,380. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -45,500. About Company: Focus Media Holding Limited operates an out-of-home advertising network in China. The Company uses audiovisual television displays which are placed primarily in high-traffic areas of commercial office buildings such as in lobbies and near elevators, as well as in large retail chain stores and other venues.
  • Penn National Gaming Inc. (NASDAQ:PENN): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 154,040 shares with a market value of $6,213,974. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 68,610 shares with a market value of $2,284,027. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -85,430. About Company: Penn National Gaming, Inc. owns and operates Charles Town Races in West Virginia which features slot machines, casinos in Mississippi, and a riverboat gaming facility in Louisiana. The Company also owns racetracks and off-track wagering facilities in Pennsylvania, as well as manages a gaming facility in the Province of Ontario, Canada.

(Note: Data regarding Van Eck Associates’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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