A Top Wall Street Fund’s Latest Large Financial Stock Holdings

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Van Eck Associates’ top holdings in the Financial sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 15 stocks in the Financial sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $216.773 million.

  • Spdr Gold Shares (NYSEARCA:GLD): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 2,946,400 shares with a market value of $430,174,400. This comprised 1.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 964,840 shares with a market value of $152,502,608. This comprised 0.83% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,981,560. About Company: SPDR Gold Trust is an investment fund incorporated in the USA. The investment objective of the Trust is for the Shares to reflect the performance of the price of gold bullion, less the Trust’s expenses. The Trust holds gold and is expected from time to time to issue Baskets in exchange for deposits of gold and to distribute gold in connection with redemptions of Baskets.
  • Great Basin Gold Ltd. (NYSE:GBN): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 45,407,430 shares with a market value of $94,901,525. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 26,373,735 shares with a market value of $44,571,614. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -19,033,695.
  • Molycorp Inc. (NYSE:MCP): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,103,718 shares with a market value of $67,393,023. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 402,705 shares with a market value of $13,236,913. This comprised 0.07% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -701,013. About Company: Molycorp, Inc. produces rare earth minerals. The Company produces rare earth products, including oxides, metals, alloys and magnets for a variety of applications including clean energy technologies, technology, and defense applications.
  • Market Vectors China A Shares Etf (NYSE:PEK): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 200,000 shares with a market value of $8,700,000. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 100,000 shares with a market value of $3,366,000. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -100,000. About Company: Market Vectors China ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s investment objective is to replicate as closely as possible, before fees and expenses, the price and yield performance of the CSI 300 Index. The CSI 300 is a diversified index consisting of 300 A-share stocks listed on the Shenzen and/or Shanghai Stock Exchanges.
  • Wisdomtree Emerging Mkts Smallcap Div (NYSE:DGS): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 45,340 shares with a market value of $2,381,710. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 32,060 shares with a market value of $1,239,440. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -13,280. About Company: WisdomTree Emerging Markets SmallCap Dividend Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the WisdomTree Emerging Markets SmallCap Dividend Index.
  • Annaly Capital Management Inc. (NYSE:NLY): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 54,329 shares with a market value of $903,491. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 54,329. About Company: Annaly Capital Management Inc. is a real estate investment trust which owns and manages assets and funds on behalf of institutional and individual investors worldwide. The Company manages a portfolio of mortgage backed securities, including mortgage pass through certificates, collaterized mortgage obligations, and other securities.
  • Ishares Msci All Peru Capped Index (NYSE:EPU): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 8,550 shares with a market value of $321,651. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 8,625 shares with a market value of $302,479. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 75. About Company: iShares MSCI All Peru Capped Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective seeks to provide investment results that correspond to the performance of the Peruvian market, as measured by the MSCI All Peru Capped Index. The Fund invests in a representative sample of index stocks using a “portfolio sampling” technique.
  • Global Cash Access Holdings Inc. (NYSE:GCA): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 148,290 shares with a market value of $471,562. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 66,220 shares with a market value of $169,523. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -82,070. About Company: Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, provides cash access and customer relationship marketing technologies to the gaming industry. The Company delivers products and services to gaming properties throughout the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, and Europe.
  • Bancolombia S.a. (NYSE:CIB): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 3,800 shares with a market value of $253,574. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,892 shares with a market value of $105,384. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,908. About Company: Bancolombia S.A. attracts deposits and offers retail and commercial banking services. The Bank offers automobile, personal, and education loans; credit and debit cards; securities brokerage services; fund transfers; lease and foreign trade financing; insurance; and pension funds. Bancolombia and its subsidiaries serve Colombia, Panama, Cayman Islands, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, and Miami.
  • Oriental Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:OFG): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 28,596 shares with a market value of $368,602. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 10,208 shares with a market value of $98,711. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -18,388. About Company: Oriental Financial Group Inc. is the holding company for Oriental Bank & Trust. The Bank provides trust, money management, financial planning, and investment brokerage services, as well as consumer banking and mortgage banking. Oriental Bank operates through a network of branch offices in Puerto Rico.

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

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