Apple Inc: BlackRock, Inc.’s Top Technology Stock Holding in Q3

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BlackRock, Inc.’s top holdings in the Technology sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 526 stocks in the Technology sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $5.251 billion.

  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 1,780,320 shares with a market value of $597,600,038. This comprised 1.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 1,718,258 shares with a market value of $655,206,153. This comprised 1.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -62,062. 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.
  • Bce Inc. (NYSE:BCE): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 13,718,274 shares with a market value of $538,990,998. This comprised 1.06% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 13,453,775 shares with a market value of $503,978,399. This comprised 1.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -264,499. About Company: BCE Inc., provides a full range of communication services to residential and business customers in Canada. The Company’s services includes local, long distance and wireless phone services, high speed and wireless Internet access, IP-broadband services, value-added business solutions and direct-to-home satellite and VDSL television services.
  • International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 1,665,904 shares with a market value of $285,785,836. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 1,546,272 shares with a market value of $270,396,577. This comprised 0.61% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -119,632. 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, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 11,262,170 shares with a market value of $292,816,420. This comprised 0.57% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 10,727,762 shares with a market value of $267,013,990. This comprised 0.61% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -534,408. 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.
  • Rogers Communications Inc. (NYSE:RCI): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 7,271,726 shares with a market value of $287,378,615. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 7,751,834 shares with a market value of $265,190,234. This comprised 0.6% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 480,108. About Company: Rogers Communications, Inc. is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. The Company’s activities include wireless voice and data communications services over its national GSM and HSPA networks; cable television, telephony and high speed Internet access services over its broadband networks; and radio and TV broadcasting, televised shopping, magazines, and sports entertainment.
  • Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 428,626 shares with a market value of $217,047,636. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 472,517 shares with a market value of $243,365,145. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 43,891. 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.
  • At&t Inc. (NYSE:T): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 8,377,877 shares with a market value of $263,149,115. This comprised 0.52% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 7,535,593 shares with a market value of $214,915,116. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -842,284. 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.
  • Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 6,034,302 shares with a market value of $224,657,061. This comprised 0.44% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 5,407,422 shares with a market value of $198,993,125. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -626,880. 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.
  • Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 8,680,025 shares with a market value of $192,349,353. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 8,580,486 shares with a market value of $183,107,573. This comprised 0.42% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -99,539. 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.
  • Research In Motion Limited (NASDAQ:RIMM): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 7,138,598 shares with a market value of $205,948,555. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 8,533,051 shares with a market value of $173,220,929. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,394,453. About Company: Research In Motion Limited (RIM) designs, manufactures, and markets wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. The Company provides platforms and solutions for access to email, phone, SMS messaging, Internet, and Intranet-based applications.

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

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