Are NVIDIA’s Nicest Investors Bullish About More Microsoft Deals Ahead?

After five full months of trading in 2012 and trading days in June, NVIDIA Corporation’s (NASDAQ:NVDA) shares are down 9.74 percent. On Thursday, the company’s senior vice president of the mobile business unit, expressed an interest to expand into the Windows Phone (NASDAQ:MSFT) market; it is currently dominated by Qualcomm (NASDAQ:QCOM).

Phil Carmack said at a media briefing that he had a “tremendous amount of respect for Windows Phone and its potential.” He added, “I love to work with Microsoft and we work with Microsoft on so many different levels that it would make a lot of sense to work together.”

An opportunity could arise for the company”s Tegra 3 chipset on the new WP devices come June 20 at the Windows Phone Summit, according to CNET.

With possible additional opportunities to work with Microsoft, will NVIDIA’s largest shareholders increase their holdings? 170 institutional firms indicated owning shares of NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) in Q1 2012. These firms reported owning a total of 61.315 million shares on 03/31/2012 . The shares closed at $15.40 on 03/31/2012.

Here are the ten largest positions in NVIDIA Corporation at the end of March 31st, 2012.

State Street Corp held 22,361,413 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $344,365,752. This represented an increase of 2.33%, bringing the portfolio total to 0.05%.

Bank of New York Mellon Corp held 7,628,604 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $117,480,499. This represented a reduction of 4.49%, bringing the portfolio total to 0.04%.

Apg All Pensions Group NV held 2,800,813 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $43,132,519. This represented an increase of 1.64%, bringing the portfolio total to 0.15%.

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. held 2,145,634 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $33,042,763. This represented an increase of 8.52%, bringing the portfolio total to 0.06%.

State of Wisconsin Investment Board held 1,956,007 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $30,122,507. This represented an increase of 191.36%, bringing the portfolio total to 0.12%.

Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp held 1,252,123 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $19,282,694. This represented a reduction of 1.26%, bringing the portfolio total to 0.05%.

Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc held 1,077,214 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $16,589,095. This represented an increase of 6.34%, bringing the portfolio total to 0.05%.

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System held 1,063,207 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $16,373,387. This represented a reduction of 1.36%, bringing the portfolio total to 0.06%.

Rhumbline Advisers held 954,419 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $14,698,052. This represented a reduction of 4.94%, bringing the portfolio total to 0.06%.

Buckhead Capital Management LLC held 708,410 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $10,909,514. This represented a reduction of 12.46%, bringing the portfolio total to 0.85%.

About the company: NVIDIA Corporation designs, develops, and markets three dimensional (3D) graphics processors and related software. The Company’s products provide interactive 3D graphics to the mainstream personal computer market.

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