AllianceBernstein Likes These Basic Materials Stocks the Most in 13F Filing

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding AllianceBernstein’s top holdings in the Basic Materials sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 313 stocks in the Basic Materials sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $13.211 billion.

  • Conocophillips (NYSE:COP): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 19,044,456 shares with a market value of $1,431,952,693. This comprised 1.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 20,903,476 shares with a market value of $1,323,608,094. This comprised 1.54% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,859,020. 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.
  • Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 12,105,366 shares with a market value of $985,134,652. This comprised 0.87% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 13,351,717 shares with a market value of $969,735,169. This comprised 1.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,246,351. 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 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 9,024,798 shares with a market value of $928,110,193. This comprised 0.82% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 8,530,243 shares with a market value of $789,815,168. This comprised 0.92% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -494,555. 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.
  • Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 13,385,828 shares with a market value of $1,156,535,560. This comprised 1.02% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 12,401,734 shares with a market value of $740,755,566. This comprised 0.86% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -984,094. 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.
  • Vale S.a. (NYSE:VALE): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 39,216,812 shares with a market value of $1,252,977,173. This comprised 1.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 32,298,606 shares with a market value of $736,408,192. This comprised 0.85% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -6,918,206. About Company: Vale SA produces and sells iron ore, pellets, manganese, alloys, gold, nickel, copper, kaolin, bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and potash. The Company is based in Brazil, where it owns and operates railroads and maritime terminals.
  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 6,567,564 shares with a market value of $504,126,227. This comprised 0.44% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 10,422,261 shares with a market value of $657,123,548. This comprised 0.76% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,854,697. About Company: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with international operations. In the United States, the Company operates in Texas and surrounding states, the Rocky Mountain region, Alaska, and the Gulf of Mexico. Internationally, Anadarko has exploration and/or production operations in Africa, Asia, South America, and the Caribbean.
  • Monsanto Co. (NYSE:MON): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 12,649,755 shares with a market value of $917,613,239. This comprised 0.81% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 9,876,978 shares with a market value of $593,013,768. This comprised 0.69% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,772,777. 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.
  • Noble Energy Inc. (NYSE:NBL): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 8,978,194 shares with a market value of $804,715,504. This comprised 0.71% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 7,078,823 shares with a market value of $501,180,690. This comprised 0.58% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,899,371. About Company: Noble Energy, Inc. is an independent energy exploration and production company. The Company explores for and produces crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids. Noble Energy operates primarily in the Rocky Mountains, Mid-continent, and deepwater Gulf of Mexico areas in the US, with key international operations offshore Israel, the North Sea and West Africa.
  • Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 15,285,282 shares with a market value of $1,204,633,037. This comprised 1.06% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 8,930,067 shares with a market value of $495,082,902. This comprised 0.57% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -6,355,215. About Company: Devon Energy Corporation is an independent energy company that is involved primarily in oil and gas exploration, development and production, the transportation of oil, gas, and NGLs and the processing of natural gas. The Company also has marketing and midstream operations primarily in North America that include gas, crude oil and NGLs.
  • Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 25,888,494 shares with a market value of $1,363,805,872. This comprised 1.2% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 21,861,090 shares with a market value of $471,762,321. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -4,027,404. 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.

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

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