A Big Pension Fund’s $871 Million Basic Materials Share Holdings: XOM, CVX, COP, SLB, ESV, PX

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky’s top holdings in the Basic Materials sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 162 stocks in the Basic Materials sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $871.132 million.

  • Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 1,691,627 shares with a market value of $122,862,864. This comprised 1.86% of the total portfolio. About Company: Exxon Mobil Corporation operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis. The Company’s operations include exploration and production of oil and gas, electric power generation, and coal and minerals operations. Exxon Mobil also manufactures and markets fuels, lubricants, and chemicals.
  • Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX):  On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 820,667 shares with a market value of $75,985,555. This comprised 1.15% of the total portfolio. About Company: Chevron Corporation is an integrated energy company with operations in countries located around the world. The Company produces and transports crude oil and natural gas. Chevron also refines, markets, and distributes fuels as well as is involved in chemical operations, mining operations, power generation and energy services.
  • Conocophillips (NYSE:COP): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 751,848 shares with a market value of $47,607,015. This comprised 0.72% of the total portfolio. About Company: ConocoPhillips is an international, integrated energy company which operates in several business segments. The Company explores for and produces petroleum, and refines, markets, supplies, and transports petroleum. ConocoPhillips also gathers and processes natural gas, and produces and distributes chemicals and plastics.
  • Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 770,976 shares with a market value of $46,050,396. This comprised 0.7% of the total portfolio. About Company: Schlumberger Limited is an oil services company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides a wide range of services, including technology, project management and information solutions to the international petroleum industry as well as advanced acquisition and data processing surveys.
  • Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 873,009 shares with a market value of $35,295,754. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. About Company: Ensco PLC is an international offshore contract drilling company. The Company’s operations are concentrated in the geographic regions of Asia Pacific (which includes Asia, the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand), Europe/Africa and North and South America.
  • Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 306,200 shares with a market value of $28,623,577. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. About Company: Praxair, Inc. supplies gas to industries primarily located in North and South America. The Company produces, sells, and distributes atmospheric gases including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases, as well as process gases including carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronics gases, and acetylene. Praxair also supplies metallic and ceramic coatings and powders.
  • Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 1,061,024 shares with a market value of $22,896,898. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. About Company: Marathon Oil Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is an integrated oil firm with operations worldwide. The Company explores for and produces and markets liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas on a worldwide basis. Marathon also mines, extracts and transports bitumen from oil sands deposits in Alberta, Canada and refines, markets and transports crude oil and petroleum products.
  • Monsanto Co. (NYSE:MON): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 345,278 shares with a market value of $20,730,491. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. About Company: Monsanto Company provides agricultural products for farmers. The Company’s business segments are seeds and genomics. Monsanto produces a wide range of seeds and develops biotechnology traits that assist farmers in controlling insects and weeds as well as provides other seed companies with genetic material and biotechnology traits for their seed brands.
  • Bhp Billiton Ltd. (NYSE:BHP): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 287,200 shares with a market value of $19,081,569. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. About Company: BHP Billiton Limited is an international resources company. The Company’s principal business lines are mineral exploration and production, including coal, iron ore, gold, titanium, ferroalloys, nickel and copper concentrate, as well as petroleum exploration, production, and refining.
  • Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 363,500 shares with a market value of $19,069,210. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. About Company: Hess Corporation is a global integrated energy company. The Company explores for, produces, markets, and refines crude oil and natural gas. The Company operates in countries that include Algeria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Denmark, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Indonesia, Libya, Malaysia, Norway, Peru, Russia, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States.

(Note: Data regarding Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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