BlackRock Fund Advisors’ $31B Financial Stock Investment Portfolio: WFC, JPM, SPG, C, BAC

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BlackRock Fund Advisors’ top holdings in the Financial sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 750 stocks in the Financial sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $31.324 billion.

  • Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 36,276,332 shares with a market value of $1,017,913,857. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 37,005,359 shares with a market value of $892,569,290. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 729,027. About Company: Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, leasing, credit cards, and consumer finance. The Company operates through physical stores, the Internet and other distribution channels across North America and elsewhere internationally.
  • Jpmorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 29,151,731 shares with a market value of $1,193,471,827. This comprised 0.58% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 28,335,168 shares with a market value of $853,455,284. This comprised 0.51% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -816,563. About Company: JPMorgan Chase & Co. provides global financial services and retail banking. The Company provides services such as investment banking, treasury and securities services, asset management, private banking, card member services, commercial banking, and home finance. JP Morgan Chase serves business enterprises, institutions, and individuals.
  • Ishares Msci Eafe Index (NYSE:EFA): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 15,659,557 shares with a market value of $941,765,748. This comprised 0.46% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 16,968,877 shares with a market value of $810,772,922. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,309,320. About Company: iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the MSCI EAFE Index. The Fund will concentrate its investments in stocks in the MSCI EAFE Index to approximately the same extent the Index is so concentrated.
  • Simon Property Group Inc. (NYSE:SPG): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 6,530,328 shares with a market value of $759,020,045. This comprised 0.37% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 6,039,171 shares with a market value of $664,188,047. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -491,157. About Company: Simon Property Group, Inc. is a self-administered and self-managed, real estate investment trust. The Company owns, develops, and manages retail real estate properties including regional malls, outlet centers, community/lifestyle centers, and international properties.
  • Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 20,393,506 shares with a market value of $849,185,577. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 20,700,697 shares with a market value of $530,351,875. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 307,191. About Company: Citigroup Inc. is a diversified financial services holding company that provides a broad range of financial services to consumer and corporate customers around the world. The Company’s services include investment banking, retail brokerage, corporate banking, and cash management products and services.
  • Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 9,071,954 shares with a market value of $544,317,240. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 8,308,993 shares with a market value of $430,987,458. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -762,961. About Company: Equity Residential is a real estate investment trust. The trust acquires, develops, and manages apartment complexes in the United States.
  • Bank Of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 72,178,483 shares with a market value of $791,076,176. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 68,368,938 shares with a market value of $418,417,893. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -3,809,545. About Company: Bank of America Corporation accepts deposits and offers banking, investing, asset management, and other financial and risk-management products and services. The Company has a mortgage lending subsidiary, and an investment banking and securities brokerage subsidiary.
  • Itau Unibanco Banco Holding Sa (NYSE:ITUB): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 27,988,706 shares with a market value of $659,134,005. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 26,419,233 shares with a market value of $410,026,508. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,569,473. About Company: Itau Unibanco Holding SA attracts deposits and offer retail, commercial, corporate, and private banking services. The Bank offers consumer loans, financial management, insurance, pension plans, treasury services, mortgage loans, lease financing, securities brokerage, and foreign exchange services.
  • Ishares Barclays Tips Bond (NYSE:TIP): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 3,633,067 shares with a market value of $401,962,531. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 3,531,769 shares with a market value of $403,681,207. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -101,298. About Company: iShares Barclays US Treasury Inflation Protected Securities Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund will track the Barclays Capital US Treasury Inflation Notes Index. The Index measures the performance of inflation protected public obligation of the US Treasury, also known as “TIPS”.
  • Public Storage (NYSE:PSA): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 3,934,335 shares with a market value of $448,553,542. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 3,588,914 shares with a market value of $399,625,568. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -345,421. About Company: Public Storage is a real estate investment trust. The trust’s principal business activities include the acquisition, development, ownership and operation of self-storage facilities in the United States. Public Storage also own an equity interest in an owner and operator of self-storage facilities in Europe.

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

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