AQR Capital Increases General Electric Share Position in Third Quarter

AQR Capital is a Greenwich, Connecticut based fund with roughly $41 billion in assets. We have researched AQR Capital’s top holdings in the Conglomerates sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 10 stocks in the Conglomerates sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $119.054 million.

General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE): On 06/30/2011, AQR Capital reported holding 3,547,271 shares with a market value of $66,901,533. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AQR Capital reported holding 3,927,577 shares with a market value of $59,777,723. This comprised 0.48% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 380,306. About Company: General Electric Company is a diversified technology, media and financial services company. The Company offers products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, and water processing technology to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. General Electric conducts operations globally.

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX): On 06/30/2011, AQR Capital reported holding 230,691 shares with a market value of $20,418,461. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AQR Capital reported holding 272,344 shares with a market value of $19,162,124. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 41,653. About Company: United Technologies Corporation provides technology products and support services to customers in the aerospace and building industries worldwide. The Company’s products include aircraft engines, elevators and escalators, heating and air conditioning equipment, helicopters, aerospace systems, fuel cell systems, and fire and safety equipment.

Clorox Corporation (NYSE:CLX): On 06/30/2011, AQR Capital reported holding 17,000 shares with a market value of $1,146,480. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AQR Capital reported holding 267,654 shares with a market value of $17,753,490. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 250,654. About Company: The Clorox Company produces and markets non-durable consumer products sold primarily through grocery and other retail stores. The Company’s principal products include household cleaning and bleach products, charcoal, cat litter, automotive care products, dressings, and trash bags. Clorox markets its products in the United States and other countries around the world.

Crane Co. (NYSE:CR): On 06/30/2011, AQR Capital reported holding 394,469 shares with a market value of $19,490,713. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AQR Capital reported holding 357,630 shares with a market value of $12,763,814. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -36,839. About Company: Crane Co. manufactures engineered industrial products. The Company’s products include vending machines, airplane braking devices, pumps, valves, and other industrial goods. Crane serves the aerospace manufacturing, power generation, hydrocarbon processing, commercial and residential building, plumbing, and food and beverage production industries.

3m Co. (NYSE:MMM): On 06/30/2011, AQR Capital reported holding 47,477 shares with a market value of $4,503,193. This comprised 0.03% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AQR Capital reported holding 101,868 shares with a market value of $7,313,104. This comprised 0.06% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 54,391. About Company: 3M Co. conducts operations in electronics, telecommunications, industrial, consumer and office, health care, safety, and other markets. The Company’s businesses share technologies, manufacturing operations, brands, marketing channels, and other resources. 3M serves customers in countries located around the world.

Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT): On 06/30/2011, AQR Capital reported holding 57,400 shares with a market value of $1,355,214. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AQR Capital reported holding 47,573 shares with a market value of $839,188. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -9,827. About Company: Textron Inc. is a global, multi-industry company with operations in aircraft, defense, industrial products, and finance. The Company’s products include airplanes, helicopters, weapons, and automotive products. Textron’s finance division offers asset based lending, aviation, distribution, golf, and resort finance, as well as structured capital.

Headwaters Inc. (NYSE:HW): On 06/30/2011, AQR Capital reported holding 468,500 shares with a market value of $1,466,405. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AQR Capital reported holding 485,400 shares with a market value of $698,976. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 16,900. About Company: Headwaters Incorporated develops and deploys alternative fuel and related technologies. The Company converts fossil fuels such as coal and heavy oils to alternative energy products while improving energy efficiency and the environment. Headwaters also acquires and expands synergistic new business opportunities.

Ppg Industries Inc. (NYSE:PPG): On 06/30/2011, AQR Capital reported holding 7,800 shares with a market value of $708,162. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AQR Capital reported holding 6,859 shares with a market value of $484,657. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -941. About Company: PPG Industries, Inc. supplies products for the manufacturing, construction, automotive, chemical processing, and other industries worldwide. The Company makes protective and decorative coatings, flat glass, fabricated glass products, continuous-strand fiber glass products, and industrial and specialty chemicals.

Cooper Industries Plc (NYSE:CBE): On 06/30/2011, AQR Capital reported holding 32,400 shares with a market value of $1,933,308. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AQR Capital reported holding 5,000 shares with a market value of $230,600. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -27,400. About Company: Cooper Industries PLC is a global, diversified electrical products and tools manufacturer. The Company’s products include electrical distribution equipment, wiring devices, support systems, hazardous duty electrical equipment, lighting fixtures, emergency lighting, fuses, nonpower hand tools and industrial power tools.

Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT): On 06/30/2011, AQR Capital reported holding 12,000,000 shares with a market value of $22,485. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AQR Capital reported holding 19,800,000 shares with a market value of $29,873. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 7,800,000. About Company: Textron Inc. is a global, multi-industry company with operations in aircraft, defense, industrial products, and finance. The Company’s products include airplanes, helicopters, weapons, and automotive products. Textron’s finance division offers asset based lending, aviation, distribution, golf, and resort finance, as well as structured capital.

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

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