Apple and IBM Lead Vanguard’s $107B Invested in Top Tech Stocks

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Vanguard Group, Inc.’s top holdings in the Technology sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 626 stocks in the Technology sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $107.694 billion.

  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 06/30/2011, Vanguard Group, Inc. reported holding 35,545,187 shares with a market value of $11,931,453,398. This comprised 1.83% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Vanguard Group, Inc. reported holding 36,569,629 shares with a market value of $13,944,731,198. This comprised 2.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,024,442. 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.
  • International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM): On 06/30/2011, Vanguard Group, Inc. reported holding 48,721,498 shares with a market value of $8,358,173,131. This comprised 1.29% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Vanguard Group, Inc. reported holding 49,779,085 shares with a market value of $8,704,868,351. This comprised 1.56% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,057,587. 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.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 06/30/2011, Vanguard Group, Inc. reported holding 291,291,017 shares with a market value of $7,573,566,442. This comprised 1.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Vanguard Group, Inc. reported holding 301,111,558 shares with a market value of $7,494,666,495. This comprised 1.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 9,820,541. About Company: Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses, sells, and supports software products. The Company offers operating system software, server application software, business and consumer applications software, software development tools, and Internet and intranet software. Microsoft also develops video game consoles and digital music entertainment devices.
  • At&t Inc. (NYSE:T): On 06/30/2011, Vanguard Group, Inc. reported holding 225,508,684 shares with a market value of $7,083,227,730. This comprised 1.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Vanguard Group, Inc. reported holding 231,938,702 shares with a market value of $6,614,891,887. This comprised 1.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 6,430,018. About Company: AT&T Inc. is a communications holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides local and long-distance phone service, wireless and data communications, Internet access and messaging, IP-based and satellite television, security services, telecommunications equipment, and directory advertising and publishing.
  • Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG): On 06/30/2011, Vanguard Group, Inc. reported holding 9,643,914 shares with a market value of $4,883,485,218. This comprised 0.75% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Vanguard Group, Inc. reported holding 9,936,460 shares with a market value of $5,117,674,140. This comprised 0.92% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 292,546. About Company: Google Inc. is a global technology company that provides a web based search engine through its website. The Company offers a wide range of search options, including web, image, groups, directory, and news searches.
  • Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL): On 06/30/2011, Vanguard Group, Inc. reported holding 152,965,706 shares with a market value of $5,034,101,361. This comprised 0.77% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Vanguard Group, Inc. reported holding 158,151,804 shares with a market value of $4,545,282,811. This comprised 0.81% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 5,186,098. About Company: Oracle Corporation supplies software for enterprise information management. The Company offers databases and relational servers, application development and decision support tools, and enterprise business applications. Oracle’s software runs on network computers, personal digital assistants, set-top devices, PCs, workstations, minicomputers, mainframes, and massively parallel computers.
  • Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): On 06/30/2011, Vanguard Group, Inc. reported holding 205,569,197 shares with a market value of $4,555,413,374. This comprised 0.7% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Vanguard Group, Inc. reported holding 207,274,637 shares with a market value of $4,423,240,785. This comprised 0.79% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,705,440. About Company: Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The Company’s major products include microprocessors, chipsets, embedded processors and microcontrollers, flash memory products, graphics products, network and communications products, systems management software, conferencing products, and digital imaging products.
  • Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ): On 06/30/2011, Vanguard Group, Inc. reported holding 108,650,446 shares with a market value of $4,045,056,055. This comprised 0.62% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Vanguard Group, Inc. reported holding 111,941,803 shares with a market value of $4,119,458,265. This comprised 0.74% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,291,357. About Company: Verizon Communications Inc. is an integrated telecommunications company that provides wire line voice and data services, wireless services, Internet services, and published directory information. The Company also provides network services for the federal government including business phone lines, data services, telecommunications equipment and payphones.
  • Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): On 06/30/2011, Vanguard Group, Inc. reported holding 211,791,051 shares with a market value of $3,306,058,233. This comprised 0.51% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Vanguard Group, Inc. reported holding 216,322,508 shares with a market value of $3,352,998,874. This comprised 0.6% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,531,457. About Company: Cisco Systems, Inc. supplies data networking products for the Internet. The Company’s Internet Protocol-based networking solutions are installed at corporations, public institutions and telecommunication companies worldwide. The Company’s solutions transport data, voice, and video within buildings, across campuses, and around the world.
  • Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM): On 06/30/2011, Vanguard Group, Inc. reported holding 63,491,258 shares with a market value of $3,605,668,600. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Vanguard Group, Inc. reported holding 65,685,639 shares with a market value of $3,194,292,695. This comprised 0.57% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,194,381. About Company: QUALCOMM, Inc. develops and manufactures digital wireless communications equipment. The Company licenses its Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) intellectual property to other companies, and produces CDMA-based integrated circuits; equipment and software used to track workers and assets; software for wireless content enablement; and offers services to deliver multimedia content.

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

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