A Huge Wall Street Fund Is Holding These Basic Materials Stocks for Q3

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

  • Kaydon Corporation (NYSE:KDN): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 4,113,108 shares with a market value of $153,501,189. This comprised 0.82% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 4,324,447 shares with a market value of $124,025,141. This comprised 0.85% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 211,339. About the company: Kaydon Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells custom-engineered products for a variety of industries, including aerospace, defense, and industrial. The Company’s products include antifriction bearings, bearing systems and components, filters and filter housings, specialty retaining rings, and shaft seals.
  • Goldcorp, Inc. (NYSE:GG): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 3,652,970 shares with a market value of $176,328,864. This comprised 0.94% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 2,539,812 shares with a market value of $115,917,018. This comprised 0.80% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,113,158. About the company: Goldcorp, Inc. is a North American gold producer. The Company has gold mining operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and Australia. Goldcorp owns the Red Lake mine in Ontario.
  • Mosaic Co. (NYSE:MOS): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 1,185,351 shares with a market value of $80,283,827. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 1,786,593 shares with a market value of $96,833,342. This comprised 0.66% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 601,242. About the company: The Mosaic Company produces and distributes crop nutrients to the agricultural communities located in North America and other countries. The Company’s principal products include concentrated phosphates, and potash.
  • Eldorado Gold Corp. (NYSE:EGO): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 6,121,663 shares with a market value of $90,233,311. This comprised 0.48% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 4,626,825 shares with a market value of $79,303,778. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,494,838. About the company: Eldorado Gold Corporation acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties. The Company currently has operating gold mines in Brazil, China, Turkey, Greece, and surrounding regions.
  • FMC Corp. (NYSE:FMC): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 962,573 shares with a market value of $82,800,526. This comprised 0.44% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 1,070,061 shares with a market value of $74,005,423. This comprised 0.51% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 107,488. About the company: FMC Corporation produces diverse chemical solutions, applications, and products. The Company’s principal business segments are industrial chemicals, specialty chemicals, and agricultural products.
  • Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, Inc. (NYSE:FCX): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 2,171,436 shares with a market value of $114,868,968. This comprised 0.61% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 2,399,846 shares with a market value of $73,075,313. This comprised 0.50% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 228,410. About the company: Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., through its subsidiary, is a copper, gold and molybdenum mining company. The Company primarily mines for copper and owns mining interests in Chile and Indonesia. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold also, through a subsidiary, is involved in smelting and refining of copper concentrates.
  • Weyerhaueser Corp. (NYSE:WY): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 3,247,451 shares with a market value of $70,989,281. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 4,599,139 shares with a market value of $71,516,612. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,351,688. About the company: Weyerhaeuser Company is an integrated forest products company with offices or operations worldwide. The Company primarily grows and harvests trees, develops and construct real estate and makes a range of forest products.
  • Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE:NEM): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 0,000 shares with a market value of $0. This comprised 0.00% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 1,059,608 shares with a market value of $66,702,324. This comprised 0.46% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,059,608. About the company: Newmont Mining Corporation acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties. The Company produces gold from operations in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, Canada, New Zealand and Mexico. Newmont also mines and processes copper in Indonesia.
  • Packaging Corp. of America (NYSE:PKG): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 2,495,190 shares with a market value of $69,840,368. This comprised 0.37% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 2,729,115 shares with a market value of $63,588,377. This comprised 0.44% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 233,925. About the company: Packaging Corp of America manufactures containerboard and corrugated packaging products for use in protecting goods during shipment. The Company also produces multi-color boxes and displays, as well as meat boxes and wax-coated boxes for the agricultural 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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