BlackRock Investment’s $5.35B Consumer Goods Portfolio: PG, KO, PM, PEP, KFT

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BlackRock Investment Management LLC’s top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 272 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $5.356 billion.

  • Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Investment Management LLC reported holding 9,145,972 shares with a market value of $581,409,437. This comprised 0.99% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Investment Management LLC reported holding 9,437,273 shares with a market value of $596,246,911. This comprised 1.19% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 291,301. 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 Investment Management LLC reported holding 7,347,773 shares with a market value of $494,431,652. This comprised 0.85% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Investment Management LLC reported holding 6,812,087 shares with a market value of $460,224,581. This comprised 0.92% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -535,686. 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 Investment Management LLC reported holding 6,669,096 shares with a market value of $445,295,518. This comprised 0.76% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Investment Management LLC reported holding 6,942,732 shares with a market value of $433,087,630. This comprised 0.87% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 273,636. 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 Investment Management LLC reported holding 4,864,681 shares with a market value of $342,619,484. This comprised 0.59% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Investment Management LLC reported holding 5,124,661 shares with a market value of $317,216,524. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 259,980. 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.
  • Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Investment Management LLC reported holding 4,816,036 shares with a market value of $169,668,946. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Investment Management LLC reported holding 4,888,724 shares with a market value of $164,163,361. This comprised 0.33% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 72,688. 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.
  • Kimberly-clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Investment Management LLC reported holding 2,145,246 shares with a market value of $142,787,569. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Investment Management LLC reported holding 2,237,864 shares with a market value of $158,910,727. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 92,618. 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.
  • Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Investment Management LLC reported holding 5,831,740 shares with a market value of $154,016,253. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Investment Management LLC reported holding 5,651,932 shares with a market value of $151,528,294. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -179,808. 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.
  • Unilever Nv (NYSE:UN): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Investment Management LLC reported holding 4,331,253 shares with a market value of $142,281,654. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Investment Management LLC reported holding 4,249,622 shares with a market value of $133,820,596. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -81,631. About Company: Unilever NV manufactures branded and packaged consumer goods, including food, detergents, fragrances, home and personal care products.
  • Colgate-palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Investment Management LLC reported holding 1,498,391 shares with a market value of $130,974,363. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Investment Management LLC reported holding 1,499,871 shares with a market value of $133,008,561. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,480. 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.
  • Lorillard Inc. (NYSE:LO): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Investment Management LLC reported holding 724,426 shares with a market value of $78,868,261. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Investment Management LLC reported holding 1,034,810 shares with a market value of $114,553,464. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 310,384. 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 Investment Management LLC’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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