Apple Stock is BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd.’s Top Quarterly Stock Position

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd.’s top holdings for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 2384 stocks at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $20.75 billion.

  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,642,584 shares with a market value of $551,366,193. This comprised 2.33% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,712,956 shares with a market value of $653,184,394. This comprised 3.15% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 70,372. 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.
  • Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 8,028,091 shares with a market value of $653,326,024. This comprised 2.76% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 8,136,148 shares with a market value of $590,928,407. This comprised 2.85% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 108,057. 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.
  • International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,803,000 shares with a market value of $309,304,656. This comprised 1.31% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,835,907 shares with a market value of $321,045,048. This comprised 1.55% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 32,907. 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.
  • Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 3,523,060 shares with a market value of $362,311,477. This comprised 1.53% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 3,373,950 shares with a market value of $312,394,018. This comprised 1.51% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -149,110. About Company: Chevron Corporation is an integrated energy company with operations in countries located around the world. The Company produces and transports crude oil and natural gas. Chevron also refines, markets, and distributes fuels as well as is involved in chemical operations, mining operations, power generation and energy services.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 12,122,395 shares with a market value of $315,182,270. This comprised 1.33% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 12,173,878 shares with a market value of $303,007,816. This comprised 1.46% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 51,483. 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.
  • Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 3,914,329 shares with a market value of $260,381,152. This comprised 1.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 4,482,932 shares with a market value of $285,517,933. This comprised 1.38% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 568,603. About Company: Johnson & Johnson manufactures health care products and provides related services for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets. The Company sells products such as skin and hair care products, acetaminophen products, pharmaceuticals, diagnostic equipment, and surgical equipment in countries located around the world.
  • Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 12,882,621 shares with a market value of $265,381,998. This comprised 1.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 14,864,125 shares with a market value of $262,797,735. This comprised 1.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,981,504. About Company: Pfizer Inc. is a research-based, global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets medicines for humans and animals. The Company’s products include prescription pharmaceuticals, non-prescription self-medications, and animal health products such as anti-infective medicines and vaccines.
  • Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 4,103,620 shares with a market value of $260,867,122. This comprised 1.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 4,146,725 shares with a market value of $261,990,087. This comprised 1.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 43,105. About Company: The Procter & Gamble Company manufactures and markets consumer products in countries throughout the world. The Company provides products in the laundry and cleaning, paper, beauty care, food and beverage, and health care segments. Proctor & Gamble’s products are sold primarily through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, and neighborhood stores.
  • The Coca-cola Company (NYSE:KO): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 3,587,754 shares with a market value of $241,419,970. This comprised 1.02% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 3,847,995 shares with a market value of $259,970,533. This comprised 1.25% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 260,241. About Company: The Coca-Cola Company manufactures, markets, and distributes soft drink concentrates and syrups. The Company also distributes and markets juice and juice-drink products. Coca-Cola distributes its products to retailers and wholesalers in the United States and internationally.
  • At&t Inc. (NYSE:T): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 9,187,152 shares with a market value of $288,568,443. This comprised 1.22% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 8,717,564 shares with a market value of $248,624,929. This comprised 1.2% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -469,588. 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.

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

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