American Century Companies Bearish on Verisign, Brocade, Texas Instruments in Q3

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding significant reduction in shares for American Century Companies’ holdings on the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm is bearish on these stocks:

Verisign Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN): On 06/30/2011, American Century Companies reported holding 2,283,286 shares. On 09/30/2011, American Century Companies reported holding 23,870 shares. The net reduction in shares for this position is 2,259,416 or 98.95%. About Company: VeriSign, Inc. provides Internet infrastructure services needed by websites, enterprises,electronic commerce providers, and individuals to conduct electronic commerce and communications over Internet protocol networks. The Company also provides Internet domain registration services for all all .com, .net, .cc, .tv, .name and .jobs domain namesand.

Riverbed Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:RVBD): On 06/30/2011, American Century Companies reported holding 1,450,312 shares. On 09/30/2011, American Century Companies reported holding 15,347 shares. The net reduction in shares for this position is 1,434,965 or 98.94%. About Company: Riverbed Technology, Inc. manufactures and markets appliances used to connect computers in wide area networks.

Gen-probe Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRO): On 06/30/2011, American Century Companies reported holding 508,757 shares. On 09/30/2011, American Century Companies reported holding 6,581 shares. The net reduction in shares for this position is 502,176 or 98.71%. About Company: Gen-Probe Incorporated develops, manufactures, and commercializes diagnostic products based on its genetic probe technologies. The company’s products are used for the clinical diagnosis of human diseases and for screening donated human blood. Clinical diagnostic products are marketed to laboratories and public health institutions in the United States and Canada.

Brocade Communications Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:BRCD): On 06/30/2011, American Century Companies reported holding 6,368,174 shares. On 09/30/2011, American Century Companies reported holding 99,419 shares. The net reduction in shares for this position is 6,268,755 or 98.44%. About Company: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. provides switching solutions for storage area networks (NYSE:SAN). The Company’s switching solutions utilize the fiber channel interconnect protocol. Brocade’s family of SilkWorm switches enables a company to manage growth of its data storage requirements, improve the data transfer performance, and increase the size of its SAN.

Texas Instruments Inc. (NYSE:TXN): On 06/30/2011, American Century Companies reported holding 1,562,491 shares. On 09/30/2011, American Century Companies reported holding 37,620 shares. The net reduction in shares for this position is 1,524,871 or 97.59%. About Company: Texas Instruments Incorporated is a global semiconductor company that designs and supplies analog technologies, digital signal processing (DSP) and microcontroller (MCU) semiconductors. The Company also operates materials and controls, and educational and productivity solutions businesses. Texas Instruments has manufacturing or sales operations in countries around the world.

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

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