Amazon.com and Mastercard Among T. Rowe Price’s Biggest Services Stock Positions

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.’s top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 476 stocks in the Services sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $52.403 billion.

  • Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 20,756,731 shares with a market value of $4,244,544,036. This comprised 1.36% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 19,120,476 shares with a market value of $4,134,420,444. This comprised 1.59% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,636,255. About Company: Amazon.com, Inc. is an online retailer that offers a wide range of products. The Company’s products include books, music, videotapes, computers, electronics, home and garden, and numerous other products. Amazon offers personalized shopping services, Web-based credit card payment, and direct shipping to customers.
  • Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 7,619,251 shares with a market value of $2,295,985,068. This comprised 0.73% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 6,243,011 shares with a market value of $1,980,033,392. This comprised 0.76% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,376,240. About Company: MasterCard, Inc. is a global payment solutions company that provides a variety of services in support of the credit, debit and related payment programs of financial institutions. The Company offers transaction processing services for credit and debit cards, electronic cash, automated teller machines, and travelers checks.
  • Priceline.com Incorporated (NASDAQ:PCLN): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 2,646,775 shares with a market value of $1,354,963,506. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 3,789,242 shares with a market value of $1,703,112,677. This comprised 0.65% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,142,467. About Company: Priceline.com Incorporated enables consumers to use the Internet to save money on a variety of products and services. The Company’s product allows customers to name their own price on products or services and communicates that demand directly to participating sellers or to their private databases. Participants include domestic and international airlines, and hotel chains.
  • Mckesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 20,443,857 shares with a market value of $1,710,128,669. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 20,249,692 shares with a market value of $1,472,152,547. This comprised 0.57% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -194,165. About Company: McKesson Corporation distributes pharmaceuticals, medical-surgical supplies, and and health and beauty care products throughout North America. The Company also develops, implements, and supports software that facilitates the integration of data throughout the health enterprise. In addition, McKesson offers analytic, care management, and patient solutions for payers.
  • United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE:UPS): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 19,917,233 shares with a market value of $1,452,563,809. This comprised 0.46% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 22,769,668 shares with a market value of $1,437,904,569. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,852,435. About Company: United Parcel Service, Inc.(NYSE:UPS) delivers packages and documents throughout the United States and in other countries and territories. The Company also provides global supply chain services and less-than-truckload transportation, primarily in the U.S. UPS’s business consists of integrated air and ground pick-up and delivery network
  • Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ:SBUX): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 33,122,459 shares with a market value of $1,308,005,962. This comprised 0.42% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 34,728,639 shares with a market value of $1,295,030,980. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,606,180. About Company: Starbucks Corporation retails, roasts, and provides its own brand of specialty coffee. The Company operates retail locations worldwide and sells whole bean coffees through its sales group, direct response business, supermarkets, and on the World Wide Web. Starbucks also produces and sells bottled coffee drinks and a line of ice creams.
  • Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 32,024,454 shares with a market value of $1,934,917,452. This comprised 0.62% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 24,365,013 shares with a market value of $1,283,548,892. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -7,659,441. About Company: Accenture PLC provides management and technology consulting services and solutions. The Company delivers a range of specialized capabilities and solutions to clients across all industries on a worldwide basis. Accenture’s network of businesses provides consulting, technology, outsourcing, and alliances.
  • Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 39,616,912 shares with a market value of $1,546,644,281. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 42,455,236 shares with a market value of $1,280,449,911. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,838,324. About Company: The Walt Disney Company, an entertainment company, conducts operations in media networks, studio entertainment, theme parks and resorts, consumer products, and Internet and direct marketing. The Company produces motion pictures, television programs, and musical recordings, as well as publishes books and magazines. Disney also operates ABC radio and television and theme parks.
  • Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 15,213,744 shares with a market value of $1,588,314,897. This comprised 0.51% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 15,546,829 shares with a market value of $1,269,709,496. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 333,085. About Company: Union Pacific Corporation is a rail transportation company. The Company’s railroad hauls a variety of goods, including agricultural, automotive, and chemical products. Union Pacific offers long-haul routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways as well as connects with Canada’s rail systems and serves the major gateways to Mexico.
  • Marriott International Inc. (NYSE:MAR): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 48,480,166 shares with a market value of $1,720,561,173. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 44,827,794 shares with a market value of $1,221,109,098. This comprised 0.47% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -3,652,372. About Company: Marriott International Inc. is a worldwide operator and franchisor of hotels. The Company franchises lodging facilities and vacation timesharing resorts under various brand names. Marriott also provides services to home and condominium owner associations for projects associated with several of its brands.

(Note: Data regarding T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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