Apple, Wells Fargo and Pfizer Among Putnam’s Top 3 Quarterly Stock Holdings

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Putnam Investment Management’s top holdings for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 1693 stocks at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $28.114 billion.

  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 06/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 967,323 shares with a market value of $324,701,324. This comprised 1.58% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 2,129,410 shares with a market value of $811,986,637. This comprised 2.89% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,162,087. 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.
  • Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC): On 06/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 1,618,981 shares with a market value of $45,428,606. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 24,850,679 shares with a market value of $599,398,398. This comprised 2.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 23,231,698. About Company: Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, leasing, credit cards, and consumer finance. The Company operates through physical stores, the Internet and other distribution channels across North America and elsewhere internationally.
  • Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE): On 06/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 2,261,555 shares with a market value of $46,588,034. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 29,044,741 shares with a market value of $513,511,030. This comprised 1.83% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 26,783,186. 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.
  • Jpmorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM): On 06/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 22,764,500 shares with a market value of $931,978,599. This comprised 4.54% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 16,770,963 shares with a market value of $505,141,420. This comprised 1.8% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -5,993,537. About Company: JPMorgan Chase & Co. provides global financial services and retail banking. The Company provides services such as investment banking, treasury and securities services, asset management, private banking, card member services, commercial banking, and home finance. JP Morgan Chase serves business enterprises, institutions, and individuals.
  • Hewlett-packard Company (NYSE:HPQ): On 06/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 911,605 shares with a market value of $33,182,423. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 19,796,051 shares with a market value of $444,421,360. This comprised 1.58% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 18,884,446. About Company: Hewlett-Packard Company provides imaging and printing systems, computing systems, and information technology services for business and home. The Company’s products include laser and inkjet printers, scanners, copiers and faxes, personal computers, workstations, storage solutions, and other computing and printing systems. Hewlett-Packard sells its products worldwide.
  • Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM): On 06/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 584,201 shares with a market value of $33,176,775. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 7,772,304 shares with a market value of $377,967,152. This comprised 1.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 7,188,103. 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.
  • State Street Corp. (NYSE:STT): On 06/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 676,898 shares with a market value of $30,521,331. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 11,387,050 shares with a market value of $366,207,526. This comprised 1.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 10,710,152. About Company: State Street Corporation services institutional investors and manages financial assets worldwide. The Company’s products and services include custody, accounting, administration, daily pricing, international exchange services, cash management, financial asset management, securities lending, and investment advisory services.
  • Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM): On 06/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 4,410,926 shares with a market value of $358,961,146. This comprised 1.75% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 4,979,217 shares with a market value of $361,640,517. This comprised 1.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 568,291. 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.
  • Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): On 06/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 35,273,656 shares with a market value of $550,621,758. This comprised 2.68% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 22,428,000 shares with a market value of $347,634,000. This comprised 1.24% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -12,845,656. 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.
  • Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ): On 06/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 8,941,864 shares with a market value of $332,905,593. This comprised 1.62% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 8,992,579 shares with a market value of $330,926,900. This comprised 1.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 50,715. 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.

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

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