BlackRock, Inc.’s Top Q3 Financial Stocks: TD, IVV, RY, EFA, BNS

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BlackRock, Inc.’s top holdings in the Financial sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 696 stocks in the Financial sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $13.504 billion.

  • The Toronto-dominion Bank (NYSE:TD): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 19,742,472 shares with a market value of $1,676,135,903. This comprised 3.29% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 19,863,755 shares with a market value of $1,409,333,357. This comprised 3.19% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 121,283. About Company: The Toronto-Dominion Bank conducts a general banking business through banking branches and offices located throughout Canada and overseas. The Bank and other subsidiaries offer a broad range of banking, advisory services, and discount brokerage to individuals, businesses, financial institutions, governments, and multinational corporations.
  • Ishares S&p 500 Index (NYSE:IVV): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 12,406,082 shares with a market value of $1,642,813,356. This comprised 3.22% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 11,717,652 shares with a market value of $1,332,179,884. This comprised 3.02% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -688,430. About Company: iShares S&P 500 Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance, before fees and expenses, of the S&P 500 Index. The Fund uses a Replication strategy to obtain its objective. The Index measures the performance of the large-capitalization sector of the U.S. equity market.
  • Royal Bank Of Canada (NYSE:RY): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 29,306,750 shares with a market value of $1,671,363,917. This comprised 3.28% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 29,091,872 shares with a market value of $1,330,080,423. This comprised 3.02% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -214,878. About Company: Royal Bank of Canada is a diversified financial services company. The Company provides personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, corporate and investment banking, and transaction processing services. Royal Bank offers its services to personal, business, public sector and institutional clients with operations worldwide.
  • The Bank Of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 21,962,666 shares with a market value of $1,321,493,573. This comprised 2.59% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 23,206,927 shares with a market value of $1,163,827,424. This comprised 2.64% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,244,261. About Company: Bank of Nova Scotia provides retail, commercial, international, corporate, investment and private banking services and products.
  • Ishares Msci Eafe Index (NYSE:EFA): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 21,450,580 shares with a market value of $1,290,037,868. This comprised 2.53% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 21,092,048 shares with a market value of $1,007,778,028. This comprised 2.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -358,532. 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.
  • Bank Of Montreal (NYSE:BMO): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 11,303,398 shares with a market value of $718,330,934. This comprised 1.41% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 12,937,431 shares with a market value of $722,555,502. This comprised 1.64% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,634,033. About Company: Bank of Montreal, doing business as BMO Financial Group, is a Canadian chartered bank which operates throughout the world. The Bank offers commercial, corporate, governmental, international, personal banking, and trust services. Bank of Montreal also offers full brokerage, underwriting, investment, and advisory services.
  • Canadian Imperial Bank Of Commerce (NYSE:CM): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 8,157,838 shares with a market value of $644,224,477. This comprised 1.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 8,214,809 shares with a market value of $573,557,962. This comprised 1.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 56,971. About Company: Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce provides banking and financial services to consumers, individuals, and corporate clients in Canada and around the world.
  • Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE:MFC): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 33,701,812 shares with a market value of $595,173,995. This comprised 1.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 34,176,900 shares with a market value of $387,224,274. This comprised 0.88% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 475,088. About Company: Manulife Financial Corporation provides financial protection products and investment management services to individuals, families, businesses, and groups. The Company conducts operations in Canada, the United States, and Japan, as well as reinsurance operations on a global basis. Manulife offers products such as annuities, pension products, life insurance, health insurance, and mutual funds.
  • Ishares Msci Emerging Markets Index (NYSE:EEM): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 10,700,736 shares with a market value of $509,355,017. This comprised 1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 10,913,928 shares with a market value of $383,078,856. This comprised 0.87% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 213,192. About Company: iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the MSCI TR Emerging Markets Index. The Fund will concentrate its investments in a particular industry or geographic region to approximately the same extent the Index is so concentrated.
  • Ishares Barclays Aggregate Bond (NYSE:AGG): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 1,750,590 shares with a market value of $186,735,432. This comprised 0.37% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 2,964,950 shares with a market value of $326,470,646. This comprised 0.74% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,214,360. About Company: iShares Barclays Aggregate Bond Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the total United States investment grade bond market as defined by the Barclays Capital U.S. Aggregate Index.

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

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