AllianceBernstein Increases Caterpillar Stake, Reduces Flowserve Shares in Q3

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding AllianceBernstein’s top holdings in the Industrial Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 226 stocks in the Industrial Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $4.712 billion.

  • Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 17,274,152 shares with a market value of $1,197,962,415. This comprised 1.06% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 12,522,356 shares with a market value of $653,291,290. This comprised 0.76% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -4,751,796. About Company: Northrop Grumman Corporation is a global security company. The Company provides systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.
  • Ingersoll-rand Plc (NYSE:IR): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 15,047,421 shares with a market value of $683,303,385. This comprised 0.6% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 12,149,849 shares with a market value of $341,289,260. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,897,572. About Company: Ingersoll-Rand PLC is a diversified, global company that provides a diverse range of products and services for a wide range of industries. The Company’s operations include consist of air conditioning systems and services, climate control technologies, industrial technologies and security technologies.
  • Nvr Inc. (NYSE:NVR): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 467,828 shares with a market value of $339,399,848. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 444,344 shares with a market value of $268,374,880. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -23,484. About Company: NVR, Inc. builds and markets homes and conducts mortgage banking activities. The Company builds single-family detached homes, townhomes, and condominium buildings under the Ryan Homes, NVHomes, and other tradenames. NVR provides a number of mortgage related services to its homebuilding customers and to other customers through its mortgage banking operations.
  • Precision Castparts Corp. (NYSE:PCP): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 940,535 shares with a market value of $154,859,082. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 1,662,025 shares with a market value of $258,378,418. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 721,490. About Company: Precision Castparts Corp. is a worldwide manufacturer of complex metal components and products. The Company manufactures large, complex structural investment castings and airfoil castings used in jet aircraft engines. Precision has also expanded into the industrial gas turbine, industrial metal working tools and machines, and other metal products markets.
  • Flowserve Corp. (NYSE:FLS): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 3,765,091 shares with a market value of $413,745,848. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 3,314,209 shares with a market value of $245,251,466. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -450,882. About Company: Flowserve Corporation designs, manufactures, distributes, and services industrial flow management equipment throughout the world. The Company provides pumps, valves, and mechanical seals primarily for the refinery and pipeline segments of the petroleum, chemical processing, power generation and water treatment industries.
  • Goodrich Corp. (NYSE:GR): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 3,310,091 shares with a market value of $316,113,691. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 1,655,798 shares with a market value of $199,821,703. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,654,293. About Company: Goodrich Corporation supplies aerospace components, systems, and services to customers located worldwide. The Company manufactures various aerostructures, aircraft evacuation systems, passenger restraint systems, sensor systems, pump and engine controls, de-icing systems, and other products. Goodrich serves the commercial, military, general aviation, and space industries.
  • Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE:ROK): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 1,973,822 shares with a market value of $171,248,801. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 2,817,405 shares with a market value of $157,774,680. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 843,583. About Company: Rockwell Automation, Inc. is a global provider of industrial automation power, control, and information solutions. The Company’s products include Low voltage and medium voltage electro-mechanical and electronic motor starters, motor and circuit protection devices, AC/DC variable frequency drives, contactors, push buttons, signaling devices, termination and protection devices, and relays.
  • Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 1,484,148 shares with a market value of $158,002,395. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 1,495,359 shares with a market value of $110,417,303. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 11,211. About Company: Caterpillar Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets construction, mining, agricultural, and forestry machinery. The Company also manufactures engines and other related parts for its equipment, and offers financing and insurance. Caterpillar distributes its products through a worldwide organization of dealers.
  • Raytheon Co. (NYSE:RTN): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 9,820,197 shares with a market value of $489,536,805. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 2,488,571 shares with a market value of $101,707,894. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -7,331,626. About Company: Raytheon Company operates in defense, homeland security and other government markets. The Company provides electronics, mission systems integration in the areas of sensing, effects, command, control, communications and intelligence systems, and mission support services. Raytheon provides products and services worldwide.
  • Deere & Company (NYSE:DE): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 2,005,080 shares with a market value of $165,318,840. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 1,536,536 shares with a market value of $99,214,129. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -468,544. About Company: Deere & Company manufactures and distributes a range of agricultural, construction and forestry, and commercial and consumer equipment. The Company supplies replacement parts for its own products and for those of other manufacturers. Deere also provides product and parts financing services.

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

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