A $21.5 Billion Fund Loves These Stocks in Latest Q3 Filing

Following is information regarding Farallon Capital’s top 10 holdings for the quarter ended September 30th, 2011.

  • Motorola Mobility Holdings (NYSE:MMI): On 6/30/11 Farallon Capital reported holding 0,000 shares with a market value of $0. This comprised 0.00% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Farallon Capital held 10,565,000 shares with a market value of $399,145,687. This comprised 10.55% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 10,565,000. About the company: Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. provides advanced mobile media solutions and multi-screen technologies.  The Company develops products that include consumer mobile phones, business-ready smartphones accessories, cordless phones, and home networking products.
  • Nalco Holding Co. (NYSE:NLC): On 6/30/11 Farallon Capital reported holding 0,000 shares with a market value of $0. This comprised 0.00% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Farallon Capital held 4,724,000 shares with a market value of $165,245,518. This comprised 4.37% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,724,000. About the company: Nalco Holding Co. provides integrated water treatment and process improvement services, chemicals and equipment programs for industrial and institutional applications.  The Company’s products and services are used in water treatment applications to prevent corrosion, contamination and the buildup of harmful deposits, or in production processes to enhance process efficiency.
  • State Street Corp. (NYSE:STT): On 6/30/11 Farallon Capital reported holding 3,080,000 shares with a market value of $138,877,200. This comprised 4.58% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Farallon Capital held 4,707,500 shares with a market value of $155,677,024. This comprised 4.11% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,627,500. About the company: State Street Corporation services institutional investors and manages financial assets worldwide.  The Company’s products and services include custody, accounting, administration, daily pricing, international exchange services, cash management, financial asset management, securities lending, and investment advisory services.
  • Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE:OI): On 6/30/11 Farallon Capital reported holding 0,000 shares with a market value of $0. This comprised 0.00% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Farallon Capital held 10,163,949 shares with a market value of $153,678,908. This comprised 4.06% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 10,163,949. About the company: Owens-Illinois, Inc. manufactures glass packaging products.  The Company produces glass containers for malt beverages, including beer and ready-to-drink low-alcohol refreshers, liquor, wine, food, tea, juice and pharmaceuticals.  Owens-Illinois sells its products to customers around the world.
  • Goodrich Corp. (NYSE:GR): On 6/30/11 Farallon Capital reported holding 0,000 shares with a market value of $0. This comprised 0.00% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Farallon Capital held 1,225,000 shares with a market value of $147,833,000. This comprised 3.91% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,225,000. About the company: Goodrich Corporation supplies aerospace components, systems, and services to customers located worldwide.  The Company manufactures various aerostructures, aircraft evacuation systems, passenger restraint systems, sensor systems, pump and engine controls, de-icing systems, and other products.  Goodrich serves the commercial, military, general aviation and space industries.
  • Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA): On 6/30/11 Farallon Capital reported holding 4,210,000 shares with a market value of $106,681,401. This comprised 3.52% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Farallon Capital held 6,885,000 shares with a market value of $144,034,201. This comprised 3.81% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,675,000. About the company: Comcast Corporation is a provider of video, high-speed Internet and phone services.  The Company offers a variety of entertainment, information and communications services to residential and commercial customers.  Comcast is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Visa, Inc. (NYSE:V): On 6/30/11 Farallon Capital reported holding 376,500 shares with a market value of $31,723,891. This comprised 1.05% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Farallon Capital held 1,657,837 shares with a market value of $142,109,790. This comprised 3.76% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,281,337. About the 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.
  • Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT): On 6/30/11 Farallon Capital reported holding 3,686,000 shares with a market value of $172,910,259. This comprised 5.70% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Farallon Capital held 2,755,000 shares with a market value of $135,105,203. This comprised 3.57% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -931,000. About the 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.
  • Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL): On 6/30/11 Farallon Capital reported holding 4,510,000 shares with a market value of $148,424,099. This comprised 4.89% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Farallon Capital held 4,490,000 shares with a market value of $129,042,599. This comprised 3.41% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -20,000. About the company: Oracle Corporation supplies software for enterprise information management. The Company offers databases and relational servers, application development and decision support tools, and enterprise business applications. Oracle’s software runs on network computers, personal digital assistants, set-top devices, PCs, workstations, minicomputers, mainframes, and massively parallel computers.
  • Google, Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG): On 6/30/11 Farallon Capital reported holding 0,000 shares with a market value of $0. This comprised 0.00% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Farallon Capital held 247,500 shares with a market value of $127,472,395. This comprised 3.37% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 247,500. About the company: Google Inc. is a global technology company that provides a web based search engine through its website. The Company offers a wide range of search options, including web, image, groups, directory, and news searches.

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

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