AXA’s $2B in Services Stock Picks in Q3: WMT, MCK, CMCSA, MCD, PCLN, ABC

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding AXA’s top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 220 stocks in the Services sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $2.02 billion.

  • Wal-mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT): On 06/30/2011, AXA reported holding 3,370,547 shares with a market value of $179,110,866. This comprised 1.28% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AXA reported holding 4,536,957 shares with a market value of $235,468,075. This comprised 1.78% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,166,410. About Company: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates discount stores, supercenters, and neighborhood markets. The Company’s discount stores and supercenters offer merchandise such as apparel, housewares, small appliances, electronics, and hardware. Walmart’s markets offer a full-line supermarket and a limited assortment of general merchandise. The Company operates nationally and internationally.
  • Mckesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK): On 06/30/2011, AXA reported holding 1,610,095 shares with a market value of $134,684,449. This comprised 0.96% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AXA reported holding 1,818,825 shares with a market value of $132,228,572. This comprised 1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 208,730. About Company: McKesson Corporation distributes pharmaceuticals, medical-surgical supplies, and and health and beauty care products throughout North America. The Company also develops, implements, and supports software that facilitates the integration of data throughout the health enterprise. In addition, McKesson offers analytic, care management, and patient solutions for payers.
  • Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA): On 06/30/2011, AXA reported holding 4,890,355 shares with a market value of $123,921,596. This comprised 0.89% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AXA reported holding 4,924,932 shares with a market value of $103,029,578. This comprised 0.78% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 34,577. About Company: Comcast Corporation is a provider of video, high-speed Internet and phone services. The Company offers a variety of entertainment, information and communications services to residential and commercial customers. Comcast is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Mcdonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD): On 06/30/2011, AXA reported holding 555,096 shares with a market value of $46,805,695. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AXA reported holding 1,170,531 shares with a market value of $102,796,032. This comprised 0.78% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 615,435. About Company: McDonald’s Corporation operates and franchises fast-food restaurants worldwide. The Company’s franchised and company operated fast food restaurants offer a variety of low price fast foods in locations around the world.
  • Priceline.com Incorporated (NASDAQ:PCLN): On 06/30/2011, AXA reported holding 32,261 shares with a market value of $16,515,373. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AXA reported holding 184,622 shares with a market value of $82,980,203. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 152,361. About Company: Priceline.com Incorporated enables consumers to use the Internet to save money on a variety of products and services. The Company’s product allows customers to name their own price on products or services and communicates that demand directly to participating sellers or to their private databases. Participants include domestic and international airlines, and hotel chains.
  • Amerisourcebergen Corporation (NYSE:ABC): On 06/30/2011, AXA reported holding 1,760,615 shares with a market value of $72,889,464. This comprised 0.52% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AXA reported holding 2,046,545 shares with a market value of $76,274,733. This comprised 0.58% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 285,930. About Company: AmerisourceBergen Corporation is a pharmaceutical services company. The Company distributes pharmaceutical products and services. AmerisourceBergen distributes an offering of brand name and generic pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter healthcare products, home healthcare supplies and equipment, and related services to a variety of healthcare providers.
  • The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR): On 06/30/2011, AXA reported holding 206,700 shares with a market value of $5,126,160. This comprised 0.04% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AXA reported holding 2,946,410 shares with a market value of $64,703,161. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,739,710. About Company: The Kroger Co. operates supermarkets and convenience stores in the United States. The Company also manufactures and processes some of the foods that its supermarkets sell.
  • Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST): On 06/30/2011, AXA reported holding 562,716 shares with a market value of $45,084,807. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AXA reported holding 697,150 shares with a market value of $54,858,735. This comprised 0.42% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 134,434. About Company: Ross Stores, Inc. operates a national chain of off-price retail apparel stores. The stores offer brand-name apparel, apparel-related merchandise for the entire family, fragrances, gift items, and linens for the home.
  • Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE:DRI): On 06/30/2011, AXA reported holding 1,086,970 shares with a market value of $54,087,625. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AXA reported holding 1,222,920 shares with a market value of $52,279,830. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 135,950. About Company: Darden Restaurants, Inc. operates casual dining restaurants in North America. The Company owns and operates seafood and Italian restaurants.
  • Safeway Inc. (NYSE:SWY): On 06/30/2011, AXA reported holding 2,330,354 shares with a market value of $54,460,375. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AXA reported holding 2,856,565 shares with a market value of $47,504,674. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 526,211. About Company: Safeway Inc. operates a retail food and drug chain in the U.S. and Canada. The Company also has a network of distribution, manufacturing, and food processing facilities. Safeway’s retail operations are located in California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Colorado, Arizona, Texas, the Chicago metropolitan area and the Mid-Atlantic region, British Columbia, Alberta and Manitoba/Saskatchewan.

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

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