BlackRock Fund Advisors’ Top Stocks in the Consumer Goods Sector: PG, KO, PEP

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BlackRock Fund Advisors’ top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 316 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $16.788 billion.

  • Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 20,261,587 shares with a market value of $1,288,029,079. This comprised 0.62% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 20,648,744 shares with a market value of $1,304,587,652. This comprised 0.79% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 387,157. About Company: The Procter & Gamble Company manufactures and markets consumer products in countries throughout the world. The Company provides products in the laundry and cleaning, paper, beauty care, food and beverage, and health care segments. Proctor & Gamble’s products are sold primarily through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, and neighborhood stores.
  • The Coca-cola Company (NYSE:KO): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 18,221,955 shares with a market value of $1,226,155,369. This comprised 0.59% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 18,639,760 shares with a market value of $1,259,302,140. This comprised 0.76% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 417,805. About Company: The Coca-Cola Company manufactures, markets, and distributes soft drink concentrates and syrups. The Company also distributes and markets juice and juice-drink products. Coca-Cola distributes its products to retailers and wholesalers in the United States and internationally.
  • Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 14,263,686 shares with a market value of $952,386,266. This comprised 0.46% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 14,474,806 shares with a market value of $902,938,414. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 211,120. About Company: Philip Morris International Inc., through its subsidiaries, affiliates and their licensees, produces, sells, distributes, and markets a wide range of branded cigarettes and tobacco products in markets outside of the United States of America. The Company’s portfolio comprises both international and local brands.
  • Pepsico Inc. (NYSE:PEP): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 12,038,962 shares with a market value of $847,904,097. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 12,564,036 shares with a market value of $777,713,848. This comprised 0.47% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 525,074. About Company: PepsiCo, Inc. operates worldwide beverage, snack and food businesses. The Company manufacture or uses contract manufacturers, market and sell a variety of grain-based snacks, carbonated and non-carbonated beverages and foods in countries throughout the world.
  • Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 17,694,193 shares with a market value of $467,303,634. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 18,907,404 shares with a market value of $506,907,491. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,213,211. About Company: Altria Group, Inc. is a holding company. The Company, through subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products, including cigars and pipe tobacco. Altria holds an interest in a brewery company.
  • Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 13,532,622 shares with a market value of $476,754,267. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 14,237,036 shares with a market value of $478,079,695. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 704,414. About Company: Kraft Foods Inc. is a food and beverage company. The Company manufactures and markets packaged food products, including snacks, beverages, cheese, convenient meals and various packaged grocery products. Kraft sells its products throughout the world.
  • Lorillard Inc. (NYSE:LO): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 3,772,609 shares with a market value of $410,723,952. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 4,216,014 shares with a market value of $466,712,737. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 443,405. About Company: Lorillard, Inc. manufactures and sells cigarettes. The Company produces cigarettes for both the premium and discount segments of the domestic cigarette market for sale to distributors and retailers in the United States.
  • Kimberly-clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 4,558,785 shares with a market value of $303,432,718. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 5,231,515 shares with a market value of $371,489,891. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 672,730. About Company: Kimberly-Clark Corporation is a global health and hygiene company that manufactures and provides consumer products. The Company’s products include diapers, tissues, paper towels, incontinence care products, surgical gowns, and disposable face masks. Kimberly-Clark’s products are sold in countries around the world.
  • Colgate-palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 3,762,347 shares with a market value of $328,866,765. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 3,836,292 shares with a market value of $340,202,376. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 73,945. About Company: Colgate-Palmolive Company is a consumer products company that markets its products throughout the world. The Company’s products include toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoos, deodorants, bar and liquid soaps, dishwashing liquid, and laundry products, as well as pet nutrition products for cats and dogs.
  • Companhia De Bebidas Das Americas (ambev) (NYSE:ABV): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 10,883,506 shares with a market value of $367,100,652. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 9,543,529 shares with a market value of $292,509,160. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,339,977. About Company: Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (AmBev) produces beer, soft drinks, teas, mineral water, and sports drinks. The Company’s main brands are Antarctica, Brahma, and Skol. AmBev is the sole distributor of Pepsi products in Brazil.

(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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