Apple and GLD Among MetLife’s Top Quarterly Stock Investments

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding MetLife Securities’ top holdings for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 2069 stocks at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $247.182 million.

  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 20,324 shares with a market value of $6,822,157. This comprised 2.63% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 23,211 shares with a market value of $8,850,819. This comprised 3.58% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,887. About Company: Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers and related personal computing and mobile communication devices along with a variety of related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. The Company sells its products worldwide through its online stores, its retail stores, its direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, and resellers.
  • Ishares Barclays Tips Bond (NYSE:TIP): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 60,272 shares with a market value of $6,668,494. This comprised 2.57% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 69,611 shares with a market value of $7,956,538. This comprised 3.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 9,339. About Company: iShares Barclays US Treasury Inflation Protected Securities Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund will track the Barclays Capital US Treasury Inflation Notes Index. The Index measures the performance of inflation protected public obligation of the US Treasury, also known as “TIPS”.
  • Spdr Gold Shares (NYSEARCA:GLD): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 28,217 shares with a market value of $4,119,682. This comprised 1.59% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 29,360 shares with a market value of $4,640,642. This comprised 1.88% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,143. 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.
  • Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 53,311 shares with a market value of $4,338,449. This comprised 1.67% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 59,730 shares with a market value of $4,338,190. This comprised 1.76% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 6,419. About Company: Exxon Mobil Corporation operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis. The Company’s operations include exploration and production of oil and gas, electric power generation, and coal and minerals operations. Exxon Mobil also manufactures and markets fuels, lubricants, and chemicals.
  • Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 139,483 shares with a market value of $3,683,746. This comprised 1.42% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 155,729 shares with a market value of $4,175,094. This comprised 1.69% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 16,246. About Company: Altria Group, Inc. is a holding company. The Company, through subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products, including cigars and pipe tobacco. Altria holds an interest in a brewery company.
  • Ishares S&p U.s. Preferred Stock Index (NYSE:PFF): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 105,690 shares with a market value of $4,191,665. This comprised 1.62% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 116,901 shares with a market value of $4,162,845. This comprised 1.68% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 11,211. About Company: iShares S&P U.S. Preferred Stock Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the S&P U.S. Preferred Stock Index.
  • Vanguard Short-term Bond Etf (NYSE:BSV): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 32,672 shares with a market value of $2,647,412. This comprised 1.02% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 40,621 shares with a market value of $3,307,362. This comprised 1.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 7,949. About Company: Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks to track the performance of the Barclays Capital 1-5 Year Government/Credit Index, which includes all medium and larger issues of U.S. government, investment-grade corporate, and investment-grade international bonds that have a maturities between 1 and 5 years.
  • International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 14,867 shares with a market value of $2,550,434. This comprised 0.98% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 17,058 shares with a market value of $2,982,932. This comprised 1.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,191. About Company: International Business Machines Corporation provides computer solutions through the use of advanced information technology. The Company’s solutions include technologies, systems, products, services, software, and financing. IBM offers its products through its global sales and distribution organization, as well as through a variety of third party distributors and resellers.
  • Ipath Short Extended S&p 500 Tr Index Etn (SFSA): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 53,236 shares with a market value of $2,874,744. This comprised 1.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 53,236.
  • Ishares Comex Gold Trust (NYSE:IAU): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 114,848 shares with a market value of $1,681,375. This comprised 0.65% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 172,401 shares with a market value of $2,729,108. This comprised 1.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 57,553. About Company: iShares Gold Trust is an investment fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund issues shares representing fractional undivided beneficial interests in its net assets. The assets of the Trust will consist primarily of gold held by the custodian on behalf of the Trust.

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

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