Ameriprise Financial Ups Q3 Stake in AMZN and PCLN Shares

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Ameriprise Financial’s top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 724 stocks in the Services sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $22.455 billion.

  • Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 4,582,434 shares with a market value of $937,061,954. This comprised 0.62% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 4,884,061 shares with a market value of $1,056,080,489. This comprised 0.86% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 301,627. 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.
  • Priceline.com Incorporated (NASDAQ:PCLN): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 1,881,525 shares with a market value of $963,209,079. This comprised 0.64% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 1,905,105 shares with a market value of $856,268,477. This comprised 0.69% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 23,580. 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.
  • Visa Inc. (NYSE:V): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 6,283,726 shares with a market value of $529,466,766. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 9,946,359 shares with a market value of $852,601,906. This comprised 0.69% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,662,633. 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, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 7,933,681 shares with a market value of $668,967,979. This comprised 0.44% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 9,443,426 shares with a market value of $829,321,668. This comprised 0.67% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,509,745. 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.
  • Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 11,534,131 shares with a market value of $1,204,163,294. This comprised 0.8% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 9,332,301 shares with a market value of $762,169,006. This comprised 0.62% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,201,830. 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.
  • The Tjx Companies Inc. (NYSE:TJX): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 10,862,852 shares with a market value of $570,625,602. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 11,778,346 shares with a market value of $653,344,867. This comprised 0.53% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 915,494. About Company: The TJX Companies, Inc. is an off-price apparel and home fashion retailer in the United States and worldwide. The Company operates off-price retail concepts in the U.S., Canada and Europe that offer a wide range of brand name and designer merchandise.
  • Wal-mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 10,955,954 shares with a market value of $582,199,389. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 11,375,646 shares with a market value of $590,396,045. This comprised 0.48% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 419,692. About Company: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates discount stores, supercenters, and neighborhood markets. The Company’s discount stores and supercenters offer merchandise such as apparel, housewares, small appliances, electronics, and hardware. Walmart’s markets offer a full-line supermarket and a limited assortment of general merchandise. The Company operates nationally and internationally.
  • Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 6,117,933 shares with a market value of $369,645,501. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 9,135,773 shares with a market value of $481,272,524. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,017,840. 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.
  • Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ:SBUX): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 11,186,876 shares with a market value of $441,769,752. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 11,177,280 shares with a market value of $416,800,781. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -9,596. 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.
  • Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 955,922 shares with a market value of $288,057,532. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 1,231,782 shares with a market value of $390,671,984. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 275,860. 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.

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

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