A $14.5 Billion Fund’s Biggest Q3 Services Stock Positions

Following is information regarding Perkins Investment Management’s top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011:

  • CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 5,388,806 shares with a market value of $217,869,428. This comprised 1.16% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 5,445,540 shares with a market value of $180,356,279. This comprised 1.24% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 56,734. About the company: CenturyLink Inc. is an integrated communications company. The Company provides a wide range of communications services, including local and long distance voice, Internet access and broadband services. CenturyLink operates throughout the United States.
  • Vodafone Group plc (NASDAQ:VOD): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 6,576,368 shares with a market value of $175,720,548. This comprised 0.94% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 6,515,000 shares with a market value of $167,174,899. This comprised 1.15% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -61,368. About the company: Vodafone Group Plc provides a range of mobile telecommunications services, including voice and data communications. Vodafone has equity interests in 28 countries and Partner Networks in a further 7 countries with almost all the Group’s mobile subsidiaries operating principally under the brand name Vodafone. In the United States their associated undertaking operates as Verizon Wireless.
  • Western Union Co. (NYSE:WU): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 9,822,493 shares with a market value of $196,744,542. This comprised 1.05% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 10,886,505 shares with a market value of $166,454,661. This comprised 1.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,064,012. About the company: Western Union Company offers money transfer services. The Company offers consumer to consumer money transfer and bill paying services, and sells money orders.
  • Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 5,665,063 shares with a market value of $174,767,196. This comprised 0.93% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 5,020,213 shares with a market value of $140,867,174. This comprised 0.97% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -644,850. About the company: Republic Services, Inc. provides non-hazardous solid waste collection and disposal services in the United States. The Company provides solid waste collection services for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers. Republic also operates transfer stations, landfills, and recycling facilities.
  • American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 10,853,564 shares with a market value of $138,382,941. This comprised 0.74% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 11,344,312 shares with a market value of $132,955,340. This comprised 0.91% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 490,748. About the company: American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. retails men’s and women’s casual apparel, footwear, outerwear, and accessories. The Company’s products include jeans, khakis, T-shirts, and other similar apparel. American Eagle operates in the United States.
  • Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 3,088,376 shares with a market value of $154,449,679. This comprised 0.83% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 2,690,424 shares with a market value of $132,099,814. This comprised 0.91% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -397,952. About the company: Kohl’s Corporation operates a chain of family-oriented department stores. The Company’s stores feature apparel, footwear and accessories for women, men and children; soft home products such as sheets and pillows; and housewares targeted to middle income customers. Kohl’s also offers online shopping as well as offers store credit cards.
  • Potlatch Corporation (NYSE:PCH): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 3,495,044 shares with a market value of $123,270,203. This comprised 0.66% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 3,540,028 shares with a market value of $111,581,684. This comprised 0.77% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 44,984. About the company: Potlatch Corporation is a company that owns timberlands in Arkansas, Idaho, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The Company grows and harvests timber, as well as manufactures and sells wood products, printing papers, and other pulp-based products. Potlatch Corporation files as a REIT for Federal Income Tax purposes.
  • RadioShack Corp. (NYSE:RSH): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 8,336,759 shares with a market value of $110,962,266. This comprised 0.59% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 9,572,671 shares with a market value of $111,234,436. This comprised 0.76% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,235,912. About the company: RadioShack Corporation operates a chain of retail consumer electronics goods and services stores located throughout the United States and Mexico, along with wireless phone kiosks in the US, and dealer outlets worldwide. The Company offers consumers wireless phone and other electronic products and services from national brands and exclusive private brands and wireless carriers.
  • Mack-Cali Realty Corp. (NYSE:CLI): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 3,626,572 shares with a market value of $119,459,277. This comprised 0.64% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 4,012,508 shares with a market value of $107,334,589. This comprised 0.74% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 385,936. About the company: Mack-Cali Realty Corporation is a fully integrated, self administered, self managed real estate investment trust (REIT) providing management, leasing, development, construction, and other tenant related services for its class A real estate portfolio. The properties are primarily office and office/flex buildings located in the Northeast.
  • Sysco Corp. (NYSE:SYY): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 3,278,342 shares with a market value of $102,218,705. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 4,113,330 shares with a market value of $106,535,245. This comprised 0.73% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 834,988. About the 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.

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

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