Barclays PLC’s $2.8 Billion Services Stock Investments in Q3: CVS, PAYX, MHS, WMT, WAG, MCD, UPS

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Barclays PLC’s top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 1419 stocks in the Services sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $2.893 billion.

  • Cvs Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS): On 06/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 1,527,111 shares with a market value of $57,388,834. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 4,947,476 shares with a market value of $166,185,720. This comprised 0.59% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,420,365. About Company: CVS Caremark Corporation is an integrated pharmacy health care provider. The Company’s offerings include pharmacy benefit management services; mail order, retail and specialty pharmacy; disease management programs; and retail clinics. The company operates drugstores throughout the U.S., the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
  • Paychex Inc. (NASDAQ:PAYX): On 06/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 2,988,268 shares with a market value of $91,799,591. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 4,267,527 shares with a market value of $112,534,691. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,279,259. About Company: Paychex, Inc. provides comprehensive payroll and integrated human resource and employee benefits outsourcing solutions for small- to medium-sized businesses in the United States. The Company’s services range from calculating payroll and filing tax payments to administering retirement plans and workers’ compensation.
  • Medcohealth Solutions Inc. (NYSE:MHS): On 06/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 683,086 shares with a market value of $38,608,021. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 2,114,153 shares with a market value of $99,132,633. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,431,067. About Company: Medco Health Solutions, Inc. is a pharmacy benefit manager. The Company provides programs and services for its clients and the members of their pharmacy benefit plans, and for the physicians and pharmacies the members use.
  • Wal-mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT): On 06/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 1,353,577 shares with a market value of $71,929,081. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 1,714,981 shares with a market value of $89,007,517. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 361,404. 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.
  • Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN): On 06/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 538,020 shares with a market value of $110,019,713. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 408,116 shares with a market value of $88,246,921. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -129,904. About Company: Amazon.com, Inc. is an online retailer that offers a wide range of products. The Company’s products include books, music, videotapes, computers, electronics, home and garden, and numerous other products. Amazon offers personalized shopping services, Web-based credit card payment, and direct shipping to customers.
  • Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG): On 06/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 1,586,984 shares with a market value of $67,383,339. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 2,657,878 shares with a market value of $87,417,606. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,070,894. About Company: Walgreen Company operates retail drugstores that offer a wide variety of prescription and non-prescription drugs as well as general goods. The Company operates stores in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. Walgreen’s also offers health services, including primary and acute care, wellness, pharmacy and disease management services and health and fitness.
  • Mcdonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD): On 06/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 730,151 shares with a market value of $61,566,332. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 994,494 shares with a market value of $87,336,463. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 264,343. 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.
  • Sba Communications Corp. (NASDAQ:SBAC): On 06/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 2,493,708 shares with a market value of $95,234,705. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 2,528,977 shares with a market value of $87,199,126. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 35,269. About Company: SBA Communications Corporation owns and operates wireless communications infrastructure in the United States. The Company offers both site leasing and site development services. SBA leases antenna space on its multi-tenant towers to a variety of wireless service providers under long-term lease contracts. The Company also offers site development consulting and construction.
  • Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC): On 06/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 1,357,678 shares with a market value of $105,953,192. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 1,380,484 shares with a market value of $86,514,930. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 22,806. About Company: Time Warner Cable Inc. offers cable television subscription services. The Company also offers Internet access and voice over Internet protocol telephone services.
  • United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE:UPS): On 06/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 586,498 shares with a market value of $42,773,299. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 1,081,125 shares with a market value of $68,273,045. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 494,627. About Company: United Parcel Service, Inc.(NYSE:UPS) delivers packages and documents throughout the United States and in other countries and territories. The Company also provides global supply chain services and less-than-truckload transportation, primarily in the U.S. UPS’s business consists of integrated air and ground pick-up and delivery network

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

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