A Pension Fund’s $3.32 Billion Invested in These Top Services Stocks

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding California State Teachers Retirement System’s top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 588 stocks in the Services sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $3.323 billion.

  • Wal-mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 3,069,715 shares with a market value of $163,124,653. This comprised 0.68% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 3,078,565 shares with a market value of $159,777,528. This comprised 0.79% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 8,850. About 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.
  • Mcdonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 1,803,432 shares with a market value of $152,065,386. This comprised 0.64% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 1,813,082 shares with a market value of $159,224,861. This comprised 0.79% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 9,650. About Company: McDonald’s Corporation operates and franchises fast-food restaurants worldwide. The Company’s franchised and company operated fast food restaurants offer a variety of low price fast foods in locations around the world.
  • Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 629,516 shares with a market value of $128,729,730. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 635,066 shares with a market value of $137,320,318. This comprised 0.68% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 5,550. About Company: Amazon.com, Inc. is an online retailer that offers a wide range of products. The Company’s products include books, music, videotapes, computers, electronics, home and garden, and numerous other products. Amazon offers personalized shopping services, Web-based credit card payment, and direct shipping to customers.
  • Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 4,708,908 shares with a market value of $119,323,729. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 4,737,633 shares with a market value of $99,111,283. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 28,725. About 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.
  • Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 3,186,485 shares with a market value of $124,400,377. This comprised 0.52% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 3,203,810 shares with a market value of $96,626,909. This comprised 0.48% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 17,325. About Company: The Walt Disney Company, an entertainment company, conducts operations in media networks, studio entertainment, theme parks and resorts, consumer products, and Internet and direct marketing. The Company produces motion pictures, television programs, and musical recordings, as well as publishes books and magazines. Disney also operates ABC radio and television and theme parks.
  • The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE:HD): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 2,740,482 shares with a market value of $99,260,261. This comprised 0.42% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 2,759,282 shares with a market value of $90,697,596. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 18,800. About Company: The Home Depot, Inc. is a home improvement retailer that sells building materials and home improvement products. The Company’s sell a wide assortment of building materials, home improvement and lawn and garden products and provide a number of services. Home Depot operates throughout the U.S. (including Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam), Canada, China, and Mexico.
  • United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE:UPS): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 1,273,313 shares with a market value of $92,862,717. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 1,283,838 shares with a market value of $81,074,372. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 10,525. About Company: United Parcel Service, Inc.(NYSE:UPS) delivers packages and documents throughout the United States and in other countries and territories. The Company also provides global supply chain services and less-than-truckload transportation, primarily in the U.S. UPS’s business consists of integrated air and ground pick-up and delivery network
  • Cvs Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 2,282,736 shares with a market value of $85,785,223. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 2,298,286 shares with a market value of $77,199,427. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 15,550. About 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.
  • Visa Inc. (NYSE:V): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 883,596 shares with a market value of $74,451,801. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 895,271 shares with a market value of $76,742,631. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 11,675. About 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.
  • Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 831,104 shares with a market value of $86,767,259. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 835,554 shares with a market value of $68,239,694. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,450. About Company: Union Pacific Corporation is a rail transportation company. The Company’s railroad hauls a variety of goods, including agricultural, automotive, and chemical products. Union Pacific offersslong-haul routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways as well as connects with Canada’s rail systems and serves the major gateways to Mexico.

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

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