Allianz Global’s $6.3 Billion Financial Stock Investments in Q3: GLD, NLY, WFC, JPM, ALL, MET

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Allianz Global Investors of America’s top holdings in the Financial sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 148 stocks in the Financial sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $6.307 billion.

  • Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Etf (NYSE:VWO): On 06/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 15,420,128 shares with a market value of $749,726,607. This comprised 2.08% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 19,317,878 shares with a market value of $692,159,604. This comprised 2.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,897,750. About Company: Vanguard Emerging Markets ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks to track the performance of the MSCI Daily TR Net Emerging Markets USD Index. The Fund invests its assets in the stocks that make up the Index, holding each stock in the same proportion as its weighting.
  • Spdr Gold Shares (NYSEARCA:GLD): On 06/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 2,244,247 shares with a market value of $327,660,062. This comprised 0.91% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 3,426,154 shares with a market value of $541,537,893. This comprised 1.78% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,181,907. 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.
  • Ishares Msci Eafe Index (NYSE:EFA): On 06/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 8,089,403 shares with a market value of $486,496,691. This comprised 1.35% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 10,615,903 shares with a market value of $507,227,832. This comprised 1.67% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,526,500. About Company: iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the MSCI EAFE Index. The Fund will concentrate its investments in stocks in the MSCI EAFE Index to approximately the same extent the Index is so concentrated.
  • Annaly Capital Management Inc. (NYSE:NLY): On 06/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 28,501,243 shares with a market value of $514,162,450. This comprised 1.43% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 19,742,098 shares with a market value of $328,311,073. This comprised 1.08% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -8,759,145. 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.
  • Pnc Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE:PNC): On 06/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 4,971,980 shares with a market value of $296,379,731. This comprised 0.82% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 6,017,405 shares with a market value of $289,978,739. This comprised 0.96% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,045,425. About Company: PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. is a diversified financial services organization. The Company provides regional banking, wholesale banking, and asset management services nationally and in the Company’s primary regional markets.
  • Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC): On 06/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 11,957,939 shares with a market value of $335,539,762. This comprised 0.93% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 11,909,576 shares with a market value of $287,258,983. This comprised 0.95% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -48,363. About Company: Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, leasing, credit cards, and consumer finance. The Company operates through physical stores, the Internet and other distribution channels across North America and elsewhere internationally.
  • The Travelers Companies Inc. (NYSE:TRV): On 06/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 5,341,511 shares with a market value of $311,837,418. This comprised 0.86% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 5,784,526 shares with a market value of $281,879,949. This comprised 0.93% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 443,015. About Company: The Travelers Companies, Inc. provides commercial property casualty insurance and asset management services to businesses, government units, associations and individuals. The Company underwrites homeowners and auto insurance through independent agents.
  • Jpmorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM): On 06/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 9,118,822 shares with a market value of $373,324,560. This comprised 1.04% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 9,328,849 shares with a market value of $280,984,940. This comprised 0.93% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 210,027. About Company: JPMorgan Chase & Co. provides global financial services and retail banking. The Company provides services such as investment banking, treasury and securities services, asset management, private banking, card member services, commercial banking, and home finance. JP Morgan Chase serves business enterprises, institutions, and individuals.
  • The Allstate Corporation (NYSE:ALL): On 06/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 9,545,882 shares with a market value of $291,435,784. This comprised 0.81% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 10,300,552 shares with a market value of $244,020,082. This comprised 0.8% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 754,670. About Company: The Allstate Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides property-liability insurance, as well as other types of insurance in the United States and Canada. The Company primarily sells private passenger automobile and homeowners insurance through independent and specialized brokers. Allstate also sells life insurance, annuity, and group pension products through agents.
  • Metlife Inc. (NYSE:MET): On 06/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 6,995,828 shares with a market value of $306,906,967. This comprised 0.85% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 8,685,157 shares with a market value of $243,271,250. This comprised 0.8% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,689,329. About Company: MetLife, Inc. provides individual insurance, employee benefits and financial services with operations throughout the United States and the regions of Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. The Company’s products include life insurance, annuities, automobile and homeowners insurance, retail banking and other financial services to individuals as well as group insurance.

(Note: Data regarding Allianz Global Investors of America’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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