Amazon.com Tops Teachers Advisors Inc.’s Favorite Services Stocks

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Teachers Advisors, Inc.’s top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 599 stocks in the Services sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $2.84 billion.

  • Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 495,289 shares with a market value of $101,281,650. This comprised 0.44% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 574,602 shares with a market value of $124,246,188. This comprised 0.64% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 79,313. 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.
  • Visa Inc. (NYSE:V): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 543,263 shares with a market value of $45,775,342. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 865,678 shares with a market value of $74,205,919. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 322,415. About Company: Visa Inc. operates a retail electronic payments network and manages global financial services. The Company also offers global commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses and government entities.
  • Mcdonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 645,502 shares with a market value of $54,428,728. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 776,881 shares with a market value of $68,225,689. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 131,379. About Company: McDonald’s Corporation operates and franchises fast-food restaurants worldwide. The Company’s franchised and company operated fast food restaurants offer a variety of low price fast foods in locations around the world.
  • Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 2,814,957 shares with a market value of $109,895,924. This comprised 0.48% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 2,085,063 shares with a market value of $62,885,500. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -729,894. 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.
  • United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE:UPS): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 916,511 shares with a market value of $66,841,148. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 929,872 shares with a market value of $58,721,418. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 13,361. 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
  • Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 657,074 shares with a market value of $53,380,690. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 683,362 shares with a market value of $56,124,519. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 26,288. About Company: Costco Wholesale Corporation operates wholesale membership warehouses in multiple countries. The Company sells all kinds of food, automotive supplies, toys, hardware, sporting goods, jewelry, electronics, apparel, health and beauty aids, as well as other goods.
  • Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ:SBUX): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 1,585,594 shares with a market value of $62,615,110. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 1,452,299 shares with a market value of $54,156,231. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -133,295. 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.
  • Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 769,061 shares with a market value of $36,076,651. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 1,048,186 shares with a market value of $51,403,042. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 279,125. About Company: Target Corporation operates general merchandise discount stores in the United States. The Company’s merchandising operations include general merchandise and food discount stores and a fully integrated online business. Target also offers credit to qualified applicants through its branded proprietary credit cards.
  • Macy’s Inc. (NYSE:M): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 1,868,693 shares with a market value of $54,640,583. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 1,947,491 shares with a market value of $51,257,963. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 78,798. About Company: Macy’s, Inc. operates department stores in the United States. The Company also operates direct mail catalog and electronic commerce subsidiaries. Macy’s retail stores sell a wide range of merchandise, including men’s, women’s and children’s apparel and accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods.
  • Cvs Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 1,410,351 shares with a market value of $53,000,993. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Advisors, Inc. reported holding 1,426,317 shares with a market value of $47,909,988. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 15,966. About Company: CVS Caremark Corporation is an integrated pharmacy health care provider. The Company’s offerings include pharmacy benefit management services; mail order, retail and specialty pharmacy; disease management programs; and retail clinics. The company operates drugstores throughout the U.S., the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

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

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