BlackRock, Inc.’s Top 3 Consumer Goods Stocks in Q3: PG, KO, PM

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BlackRock, Inc.’s top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 262 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $2.498 billion.

  • Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 4,605,956 shares with a market value of $292,800,622. This comprised 0.57% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 4,500,901 shares with a market value of $284,366,927. This comprised 0.64% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -105,055. 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, Inc. reported holding 3,791,773 shares with a market value of $255,148,409. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 3,823,296 shares with a market value of $258,301,868. This comprised 0.59% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 31,523. 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, Inc. reported holding 3,224,663 shares with a market value of $215,310,738. This comprised 0.42% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 3,439,369 shares with a market value of $214,547,842. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 214,706. 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, Inc. reported holding 2,309,566 shares with a market value of $162,662,734. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 2,540,577 shares with a market value of $157,261,720. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 231,011. 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, Inc. reported holding 3,179,342 shares with a market value of $83,966,422. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 5,787,751 shares with a market value of $155,169,601. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,608,409. 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.
  • Magna International Inc. (NYSE:MGA): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 5,524,710 shares with a market value of $298,555,333. This comprised 0.59% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 4,271,744 shares with a market value of $140,839,405. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,252,966. About Company: Magna International Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures automotive systems, assemblies and components, and engineers and assembles complete vehicles. The Company sells its products primarily to original equipment manufacturers.
  • Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 2,392,724 shares with a market value of $84,295,665. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 2,532,735 shares with a market value of $85,049,246. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 140,011. 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.
  • Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 824,667 shares with a market value of $74,203,539. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 931,650 shares with a market value of $79,665,393. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 106,983. About Company: NIKE, Inc. designs, develops, and markets athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessory products for men, women, and children. The Company sells its products worldwide to retail stores, through its own stores, subsidiaries, and distributors.
  • Coach Inc. (NYSE:COH): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 710,688 shares with a market value of $45,434,284. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 1,167,467 shares with a market value of $60,509,817. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 456,779. About Company: Coach, Inc. designs, produces, and markets primarily leather goods. The Company’s products include handbags, business cases, men’s and women’s accessories, luggage and travel accessories, leather outerwear, and gloves. Coach, together with a licensing partner, offers watches, footwear, furniture, and eyewear.
  • Lorillard Inc. (NYSE:LO): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 467,335 shares with a market value of $50,878,763. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 488,528 shares with a market value of $54,080,048. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 21,193. 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.

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

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