A $100 Billion Fund Owns These Services Stocks the Most in Q3

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding GMO Co’s top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 140 stocks in the Services sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $3.665 billion.

  • Wal-mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT): On 06/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 19,574,902 shares with a market value of $1,040,210,280. This comprised 3.57% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 19,101,220 shares with a market value of $991,353,347. This comprised 3.46% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -473,682. About 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.
  • Visa Inc. (NYSE:V): On 06/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 3,314,724 shares with a market value of $279,298,651. This comprised 0.96% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 4,299,430 shares with a market value of $368,547,145. This comprised 1.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 984,706. About Company: Visa Inc. operates a retail electronic payments network and manages global financial services. The Company also offers global commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses and government entities.
  • Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA): On 06/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 656,776 shares with a market value of $197,912,877. This comprised 0.68% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 1,035,117 shares with a market value of $328,297,712. This comprised 1.15% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 378,341. About Company: MasterCard, Inc. is a global payment solutions company that provides a variety of services in support of the credit, debit and related payment programs of financial institutions. The Company offers transaction processing services for credit and debit cards, electronic cash, automated teller machines, and travelers checks.
  • Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT): On 06/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 231,494 shares with a market value of $10,859,384. This comprised 0.04% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 5,522,451 shares with a market value of $270,821,002. This comprised 0.95% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 5,290,957. About Company: Target Corporation operates general merchandise discount stores in the United States. The Company’s merchandising operations include general merchandise and food discount stores and a fully integrated online business. Target also offers credit to qualified applicants through its branded proprietary credit cards.
  • Mcdonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD): On 06/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 3,992,327 shares with a market value of $336,633,011. This comprised 1.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 2,902,953 shares with a market value of $254,937,332. This comprised 0.89% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,089,374. About Company: McDonald’s Corporation operates and franchises fast-food restaurants worldwide. The Company’s franchised and company operated fast food restaurants offer a variety of low price fast foods in locations around the world.
  • Express Scripts Inc. (NASDAQ:ESRX): On 06/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 4,193,140 shares with a market value of $226,345,695. This comprised 0.78% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 5,887,085 shares with a market value of $218,234,239. This comprised 0.76% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,693,945. About Company: Express Scripts, Inc is a full service pharmacy benefit management and specialty managed care company serving clients throughout North America. The Company’s customers include managed care organizations, insurance carriers, third party administrators, employers, and union-sponsored benefit plans. Express provides pharmacy network management, formulary management, and other services.
  • Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG): On 06/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 5,964,537 shares with a market value of $253,254,236. This comprised 0.87% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 6,014,755 shares with a market value of $197,825,288. This comprised 0.69% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 50,218. About Company: Walgreen Company operates retail drugstores that offer a wide variety of prescription and non-prescription drugs as well as general goods. The Company operates stores in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. Walgreen’s also offers health services, including primary and acute care, wellness, pharmacy and disease management services and health and fitness.
  • Lowe’s Companies Inc. (NYSE:LOW): On 06/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 269,100 shares with a market value of $6,272,721. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 6,105,776 shares with a market value of $118,085,709. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 5,836,676. About Company: Lowe’s Companies, Inc. is a home improvement retailer that distributes building materials and supplies through stores in the United States. The Company offers a complete line of products and services for home decorating, maintenance, repair, remodeling, and property maintenance.
  • Sysco Corp. (NYSE:SYY): On 06/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 4,038,748 shares with a market value of $125,928,164. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 3,889,394 shares with a market value of $100,735,303. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -149,354. About Company: Sysco Corporation distributes food and related products primarily to the foodservice industry. The Company also distributes personal care guest amenities, housekeeping supplies, room accessories, and textiles to the lodging industry.
  • Medcohealth Solutions Inc. (NYSE:MHS): On 06/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 1,511,200 shares with a market value of $70,860,167. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,511,200. About Company: Medco Health Solutions, Inc. is a pharmacy benefit manager. The Company provides programs and services for its clients and the members of their pharmacy benefit plans, and for the physicians and pharmacies the members use.

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

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