A $2.68 Billion Consumer Goods Portfolio Owns These Stocks Most in Q3: PG, KO, PM, PEP, KFT

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Rhumbline Advisers’ top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 258 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $2.681 billion.

  • Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG): On 06/30/2011, Rhumbline Advisers reported holding 5,143,930 shares with a market value of $326,999,629. This comprised 1.2% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Rhumbline Advisers reported holding 5,310,983 shares with a market value of $335,547,908. This comprised 1.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 167,053. About 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.
  • The Coca-cola Company (NYSE:KO): On 06/30/2011, Rhumbline Advisers reported holding 4,469,304 shares with a market value of $300,739,470. This comprised 1.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Rhumbline Advisers reported holding 4,627,888 shares with a market value of $312,660,102. This comprised 1.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 158,584. About 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.
  • Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM): On 06/30/2011, Rhumbline Advisers reported holding 3,394,847 shares with a market value of $226,673,923. This comprised 0.83% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Rhumbline Advisers reported holding 3,443,486 shares with a market value of $214,804,660. This comprised 0.9% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 48,639. About Company: Philip Morris International Inc., through its subsidiaries, affiliates and their licensees, produces, sells, distributes, and markets a wide range of branded cigarettes and tobacco products in markets outside of the United States of America. The Company’s portfolio comprises both international and local brands.
  • Pepsico Inc. (NYSE:PEP): On 06/30/2011, Rhumbline Advisers reported holding 3,300,727 shares with a market value of $232,470,204. This comprised 0.86% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Rhumbline Advisers reported holding 3,440,612 shares with a market value of $212,973,888. This comprised 0.89% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 139,885. About Company: PepsiCo, Inc. operates worldwide beverage, snack and food businesses. The Company manufacture or uses contract manufacturers, market and sell a variety of grain-based snacks, carbonated and non-carbonated beverages and foods in countries throughout the world.
  • Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT): On 06/30/2011, Rhumbline Advisers reported holding 3,127,434 shares with a market value of $110,179,498. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Rhumbline Advisers reported holding 3,210,854 shares with a market value of $107,820,483. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 83,420. About Company: Kraft Foods Inc. is a food and beverage company. The Company manufactures and markets packaged food products, including snacks, beverages, cheese, convenient meals and various packaged grocery products. Kraft sells its products throughout the world.
  • Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO): On 06/30/2011, Rhumbline Advisers reported holding 3,923,486 shares with a market value of $103,619,265. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Rhumbline Advisers reported holding 3,963,287 shares with a market value of $106,255,722. This comprised 0.44% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 39,801. About Company: Altria Group, Inc. is a holding company. The Company, through subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products, including cigars and pipe tobacco. Altria holds an interest in a brewery company.
  • Colgate-palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL): On 06/30/2011, Rhumbline Advisers reported holding 993,493 shares with a market value of $86,841,227. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Rhumbline Advisers reported holding 1,042,362 shares with a market value of $92,436,662. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 48,869. About Company: Colgate-Palmolive Company is a consumer products company that markets its products throughout the world. The Company’s products include toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoos, deodorants, bar and liquid soaps, dishwashing liquid, and laundry products, as well as pet nutrition products for cats and dogs.
  • Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F): On 06/30/2011, Rhumbline Advisers reported holding 7,208,171 shares with a market value of $99,400,678. This comprised 0.37% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Rhumbline Advisers reported holding 7,440,800 shares with a market value of $71,952,537. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 232,629. About Company: Ford Motor Company designs, manufactures, and services cars and trucks. The Company also provides vehicle-related financing, leasing, and insurance through its subsidiary.
  • Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE): On 06/30/2011, Rhumbline Advisers reported holding 782,963 shares with a market value of $70,451,013. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Rhumbline Advisers reported holding 830,076 shares with a market value of $70,979,801. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 47,113. About Company: NIKE, Inc. designs, develops, and markets athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessory products for men, women, and children. The Company sells its products worldwide to retail stores, through its own stores, subsidiaries, and distributors.
  • Kimberly-clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB): On 06/30/2011, Rhumbline Advisers reported holding 801,860 shares with a market value of $53,371,800. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Rhumbline Advisers reported holding 847,440 shares with a market value of $60,176,716. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 45,580. About Company: Kimberly-Clark Corporation is a global health and hygiene company that manufactures and provides consumer products. The Company’s products include diapers, tissues, paper towels, incontinence care products, surgical gowns, and disposable face masks. Kimberly-Clark’s products are sold in countries around the world.

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

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