BlackRock Group Ltd’s Top Q3 Consumer Goods Stock Position Changes

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BlackRock Group Ltd’s top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 222 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $9.682 billion.

  • Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 19,254,301 shares with a market value of $1,223,995,909. This comprised 0.93% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 18,772,806 shares with a market value of $1,186,065,889. This comprised 1.09% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -481,495. 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 Group Ltd reported holding 14,970,847 shares with a market value of $1,007,388,308. This comprised 0.76% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 15,071,604 shares with a market value of $1,018,237,529. This comprised 0.94% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 100,757. 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 Group Ltd reported holding 12,499,219 shares with a market value of $834,572,811. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 12,674,669 shares with a market value of $790,645,866. This comprised 0.73% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 175,450. 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 Group Ltd reported holding 9,456,001 shares with a market value of $665,986,153. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 9,787,694 shares with a market value of $605,858,274. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 331,693. 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.
  • Companhia De Bebidas Das Americas (ambev) (NYSE:ABV): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 15,657,347 shares with a market value of $528,122,307. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 13,154,090 shares with a market value of $403,172,853. This comprised 0.37% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,503,257. 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.
  • Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 11,437,336 shares with a market value of $402,937,342. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 11,739,374 shares with a market value of $394,208,200. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 302,038. 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.
  • Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 13,371,710 shares with a market value of $353,146,859. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 13,690,910 shares with a market value of $367,053,290. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 319,200. 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.
  • Colgate-palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 3,183,533 shares with a market value of $278,272,631. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 3,169,584 shares with a market value of $281,078,710. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -13,949. 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.
  • Fomento Econ (NYSE:FMX): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 4,260,261 shares with a market value of $283,264,745. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 3,763,833 shares with a market value of $243,971,654. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -496,428. About Company: Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V. (FEMSA) is an integrated beverage company. The Company through its subsidiaries produces, distributes and markets large-scale soft drinks, beer and convenience stores throughout Latin America, the United States and Mexico.
  • Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 23,004,915 shares with a market value of $317,237,777. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 22,945,686 shares with a market value of $221,884,785. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -59,229. About Company: Ford Motor Company designs, manufactures, and services cars and trucks. The Company also provides vehicle-related financing, leasing, and insurance through its subsidiary.

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

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