A $68 Billion Fund Likes These Services Sector Stocks in Q3

Following is information regarding Man Investments’ top holdings in the Services sector:

  • Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT): On 6/30/11 Man Investments reported holding 0,000 shares with a market value of $0. This comprised 0.00% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Man Investments held 8,813 shares with a market value of $457,395. This comprised 1.46% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 8,813. About the 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.
  • The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR): On 6/30/11 Man Investments reported holding 32,750 shares with a market value of $812,200. This comprised 0.62% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Man Investments held 20,515 shares with a market value of $450,509. This comprised 1.44% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -12,235. About the company: The Kroger Co. operates supermarkets and convenience stores in the United States. The Company also manufactures and processes some of the foods that its supermarkets sell.
  • CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS): On 6/30/11 Man Investments reported holding 21,981 shares with a market value of $826,046. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Man Investments held 12,824 shares with a market value of $430,758. This comprised 1.38% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -9,157. About the company: CVS Caremark Corporation is an integrated pharmacy health care provider. The Company’s offerings include pharmacy benefit management services; mail order, retail and specialty pharmacy; disease management programs; and retail clinics. The company operates drugstores throughout the U.S., the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
  • Safeway, Inc. (NYSE:SWY): On 6/30/11 Man Investments reported holding 34,909 shares with a market value of $815,823. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Man Investments held 25,897 shares with a market value of $430,667. This comprised 1.38% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -9,012. About the company: Safeway Inc. operates a retail food and drug chain in the U.S. and Canada. The Company also has a network of distribution, manufacturing, and food processing facilities. Safeway’s retail operations are located in California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Colorado, Arizona, Texas, the Chicago metropolitan area and the Mid-Atlantic region, British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba/Saskatchewan.
  • Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG): On 6/30/11 Man Investments reported holding 19,211 shares with a market value of $815,699. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Man Investments held 12,398 shares with a market value of $407,770. This comprised 1.30% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -6,813. About the 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.
  • Supervalu, Inc. (NYSE:SVU): On 6/30/11 Man Investments reported holding 85,570 shares with a market value of $805,214. This comprised 0.62% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Man Investments held 60,613 shares with a market value of $403,683. This comprised 1.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -24,957. About the company: SUPERVALU Inc. operates a chain of supermarkets and pharmacies primarily in the United States. The Company also provides supply chain services, which includes wholesale distribution and related logistics support services.
  • Kohl’s Corp. (NYSE:KSS): On 6/30/11 Man Investments reported holding 7,103 shares with a market value of $355,221. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Man Investments held 4,398 shares with a market value of $215,942. This comprised 0.69% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,705. 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.
  • Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT): On 6/30/11 Man Investments reported holding 7,794 shares with a market value of $365,617. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Man Investments held 4,235 shares with a market value of $207,684. This comprised 0.66% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -3,559. 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.
  • Big Lots, Inc. (NYSE:BIG): On 6/30/11 Man Investments reported holding 10,561 shares with a market value of $350,097. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Man Investments held 5,920 shares with a market value of $206,194. This comprised 0.66% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -4,641. About the company: Big Lots, Inc. is a broadline closeout retailer that operates stores across the United States. The Company’s stores offer an assortment of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal products,furniture, housewares, toys, and gifts.
  • Aeropostale, Inc. (NYSE:ARO): On 6/30/11 Man Investments reported holding 19,346 shares with a market value of $338,555. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Man Investments held 18,767 shares with a market value of $202,871. This comprised 0.65% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -0,579. About the company: Aeropostale, Inc. is a mall-based retailer of casual apparel and accessories that targets young women and men in the pre-teen and teenage market. The Company’s stores provide active-oriented, fashion basic merchandise. Aeropostale operates stores throughout the United States.

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

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