Big Pension Fund Ups Q3 Stakes in Apple, IBM and Microsoft

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding California State Teachers Retirement System’s top holdings in the Technology sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 494 stocks in the Technology sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $4.223 billion.

  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 1,603,931 shares with a market value of $538,391,540. This comprised 2.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 1,617,831 shares with a market value of $616,911,329. This comprised 3.05% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 13,900. About Company: Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers and related personal computing and mobile communication devices along with a variety of related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. The Company sells its products worldwide through its online stores, its retail stores, its direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, and resellers.
  • International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 2,101,854 shares with a market value of $360,573,060. This comprised 1.51% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 2,116,454 shares with a market value of $370,104,301. This comprised 1.83% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 14,600. About Company: International Business Machines Corporation provides computer solutions through the use of advanced information technology. The Company’s solutions include technologies, systems, products, services, software, and financing. IBM offers its products through its global sales and distribution organization, as well as through a variety of third party distributors and resellers.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 12,899,519 shares with a market value of $335,387,494. This comprised 1.41% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 12,967,469 shares with a market value of $322,760,295. This comprised 1.59% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 67,950. About Company: Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses, sells, and supports software products. The Company offers operating system software, server application software, business and consumer applications software, software development tools, and Internet and intranet software. Microsoft also develops video game consoles and digital music entertainment devices.
  • At&t Inc. (NYSE:T): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 9,968,299 shares with a market value of $313,104,270. This comprised 1.31% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 10,037,749 shares with a market value of $286,276,606. This comprised 1.41% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 69,450. About Company: AT&T Inc. is a communications holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides local and long-distance phone service, wireless and data communications, Internet access and messaging, IP-based and satellite television, security services, telecommunications equipment, and directory advertising and publishing.
  • Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 435,975 shares with a market value of $220,769,023. This comprised 0.93% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 439,825 shares with a market value of $226,527,458. This comprised 1.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,850. About Company: Google Inc. is a global technology company that provides a web based search engine through its website. The Company offers a wide range of search options, including web, image, groups, directory, and news searches.
  • Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 6,664,398 shares with a market value of $219,325,337. This comprised 0.92% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 6,711,748 shares with a market value of $192,895,636. This comprised 0.95% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 47,350. About Company: Oracle Corporation supplies software for enterprise information management. The Company offers databases and relational servers, application development and decision support tools, and enterprise business applications. Oracle’s software runs on network computers, personal digital assistants, set-top devices, PCs, workstations, minicomputers, mainframes, and massively parallel computers.
  • Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 8,946,222 shares with a market value of $198,248,278. This comprised 0.83% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 8,986,872 shares with a market value of $191,779,850. This comprised 0.95% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 40,650. About Company: Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The Company’s major products include microprocessors, chipsets, embedded processors and microcontrollers, flash memory products, graphics products, network and communications products, systems management software, conferencing products, and digital imaging products.
  • Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 4,794,445 shares with a market value of $178,497,185. This comprised 0.75% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 4,828,795 shares with a market value of $177,699,652. This comprised 0.88% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 34,350. About Company: Verizon Communications Inc. is an integrated telecommunications company that provides wire line voice and data services, wireless services, Internet services, and published directory information. The Company also provides network services for the federal government including business phone lines, data services, telecommunications equipment and payphones.
  • Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 9,276,698 shares with a market value of $144,809,253. This comprised 0.61% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 9,322,798 shares with a market value of $144,503,369. This comprised 0.71% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 46,100. About Company: Cisco Systems, Inc. supplies data networking products for the Internet. The Company’s Internet Protocol-based networking solutions are installed at corporations, public institutions and telecommunication companies worldwide. The Company’s solutions transport data, voice, and video within buildings, across campuses, and around the world.
  • Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 2,894,854 shares with a market value of $164,398,761. This comprised 0.69% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 2,917,454 shares with a market value of $141,875,791. This comprised 0.7% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 22,600. About Company: QUALCOMM, Inc. develops and manufactures digital wireless communications equipment. The Company licenses its Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) intellectual property to other companies, and produces CDMA-based integrated circuits; equipment and software used to track workers and assets; software for wireless content enablement; and offers services to deliver multimedia content.

(Note: Data regarding California State Teachers Retirement System’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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