Barclays PLC’s $3.6 Billion Invested in These Basic Materials Stocks

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Barclays PLC’s top holdings in the Basic Materials sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 949 stocks in the Basic Materials sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $3.628 billion.

  • Conocophillips (NYSE:COP): On 06/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 4,142,045 shares with a market value of $311,440,374. This comprised 0.8% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 4,346,359 shares with a market value of $275,211,451. This comprised 0.97% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 204,314. About Company: ConocoPhillips is an international, integrated energy company which operates in several business segments. The Company explores for and produces petroleum, and refines, markets, supplies, and transports petroleum. ConocoPhillips also gathers and processes natural gas, and produces and distributes chemicals and plastics.
  • Freeport-mcmoran Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX): On 06/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 3,135,078 shares with a market value of $165,845,631. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 8,274,164 shares with a market value of $251,948,300. This comprised 0.89% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 5,139,086. About Company: Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., through its subsidiary, is a copper, gold and molybdenum mining company. The Company primarily mines for copper and owns mining interests in Chile and Indonesia. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold also, through a subsidiary, is involved in smelting and refining of copper concentrates.
  • Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM): On 06/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 4,472,323 shares with a market value of $363,957,633. This comprised 0.94% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 3,216,502 shares with a market value of $233,614,531. This comprised 0.82% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,255,821. 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.
  • Vale S.a. (NYSE:VALE): On 06/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 5,123,820 shares with a market value of $163,706,053. This comprised 0.42% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 7,179,803 shares with a market value of $163,699,503. This comprised 0.58% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,055,983. About Company: Vale SA produces and sells iron ore, pellets, manganese, alloys, gold, nickel, copper, kaolin, bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and potash. The Company is based in Brazil, where it owns and operates railroads and maritime terminals.
  • Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX): On 06/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 1,829,647 shares with a market value of $188,160,891. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 1,393,526 shares with a market value of $129,026,567. This comprised 0.46% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -436,121. About Company: Chevron Corporation is an integrated energy company with operations in countries located around the world. The Company produces and transports crude oil and natural gas. Chevron also refines, markets, and distributes fuels as well as is involved in chemical operations, mining operations, power generation and energy services.
  • Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE:NEM): On 06/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 2,351,778 shares with a market value of $126,925,462. This comprised 0.33% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 1,879,557 shares with a market value of $118,318,115. This comprised 0.42% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -472,221. About Company: Newmont Mining Corporation acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties. The Company produces gold from operations in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, Canada, New Zealand and Mexico. Newmont also mines and processes copper in Indonesia.
  • Spectra Energy Corp. (NYSE:SE): On 06/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 459,746 shares with a market value of $12,601,638. This comprised 0.03% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 4,635,761 shares with a market value of $113,715,221. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,176,015. About Company: Spectra Energy Corporation transmits, stores, distributes, gathers, and processes natural gas. The Company provides transportation and storage of natural gas to customers in various regions of the northeastern and southeastern United States, the Maritime Provinces in Canada and the Pacific Northwest in the United States and Canada, and the province of Ontario, Canada.
  • Petroleo Brasileiro (NYSE:PBR): On 06/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 3,677,443 shares with a market value of $124,518,222. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 5,048,092 shares with a market value of $113,329,669. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,370,649. About Company: Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. – Petrobras explores for and produces oil and natural gas. The Company refines, markets, and supplies oil products. Petrobras operates oil tankers, distribution pipelines, marine, river and lake terminals, thermal power plants, fertilizer plants, and petrochemical units. The Company operates in South America and elsewhere around the world.
  • Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:APC): On 06/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 1,749,349 shares with a market value of $134,280,033. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 1,701,241 shares with a market value of $107,263,244. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -48,108. About Company: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company with international operations. In the United States, the Company operates in Texas and surrounding states, the Rocky Mountain region, Alaska, and the Gulf of Mexico. Internationally, Anadarko has exploration and/or production operations in Africa, Asia, South America, and the Caribbean.
  • Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB): On 06/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 784,676 shares with a market value of $67,796,008. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Barclays PLC reported holding 1,521,482 shares with a market value of $90,878,119. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 736,806. About Company: Schlumberger Limited is an oil services company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides a wide range of services, including technology, project management and information solutions to the international petroleum industry as well as advanced acquisition and data processing surveys.

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

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