Allianz Global’s Top Quarterly Stock Picks: VWO, INTC, COP, GLD, EFA, TOT, MSFT, PFE

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Allianz Global Investors of America’s top holdings for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 1115 stocks at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $30.339 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.
  • Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): On 06/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 30,732,889 shares with a market value of $681,040,816. This comprised 1.89% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 31,951,273 shares with a market value of $681,840,171. This comprised 2.25% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,218,384. About Company: Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The Company’s major products include microprocessors, chipsets, embedded processors and microcontrollers, flash memory products, graphics products, network and communications products, systems management software, conferencing products, and digital imaging products.
  • Conocophillips (NYSE:COP): On 06/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 9,022,503 shares with a market value of $678,402,023. This comprised 1.88% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 8,870,560 shares with a market value of $561,683,856. This comprised 1.85% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -151,943. 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.
  • 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.
  • International Paper Co. (NYSE:IP): On 06/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 13,140,733 shares with a market value of $391,856,654. This comprised 1.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 21,853,933 shares with a market value of $508,103,942. This comprised 1.67% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 8,713,200. About Company: International Paper Company produces and distributes printing paper, packaging, forest products, and chemical products. The Company operates specialty businesses in global markets as well as a broadly based distribution network. International Paper exports its products worldwide.
  • 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.
  • Total Sa (NYSE:TOT): On 06/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 10,713,553 shares with a market value of $619,671,907. This comprised 1.72% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 10,827,339 shares with a market value of $474,995,350. This comprised 1.57% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 113,786. About Company: Total SA explores for, produces, refines, transports, and markets oil and natural gas. The Company also operates a chemical division which produces polypropylene, polyethylene, polystyrene, rubber, paint, ink, adhesives, and resins. Total operates gasoline filling stations in Europe, the United States, and Africa.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 06/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 18,637,230 shares with a market value of $484,567,980. This comprised 1.34% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 16,653,256 shares with a market value of $414,499,532. This comprised 1.37% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,983,974. About Company: Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses, sells, and supports software products. The Company offers operating system software, server application software, business and consumer applications software, software development tools, and Internet and intranet software. Microsoft also develops video game consoles and digital music entertainment devices.
  • Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDS-A): On 06/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 6,545,979 shares with a market value of $465,615,468. This comprised 1.29% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 6,326,804 shares with a market value of $389,224,985. This comprised 1.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -219,175.
  • Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE): On 06/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 19,914,323 shares with a market value of $410,235,061. This comprised 1.14% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Allianz Global Investors of America reported holding 20,972,130 shares with a market value of $370,787,265. This comprised 1.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,057,807. About Company: Pfizer Inc. is a research-based, global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets medicines for humans and animals. The Company’s products include prescription pharmaceuticals, non-prescription self-medications, and animal health products such as anti-infective medicines and vaccines.

(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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