BlackRock Japan’s Big Basic Materials Stock Holdings: XOM, CVX, COP,

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd.’s top holdings in the Basic Materials sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 281 stocks in the Basic Materials sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $3.567 billion.

  • Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 8,028,091 shares with a market value of $653,326,024. This comprised 2.76% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 8,136,148 shares with a market value of $590,928,407. This comprised 2.85% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 108,057. About Company: Exxon Mobil Corporation operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis. The Company’s operations include exploration and production of oil and gas, electric power generation, and coal and minerals operations. Exxon Mobil also manufactures and markets fuels, lubricants, and chemicals.
  • Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 3,523,060 shares with a market value of $362,311,477. This comprised 1.53% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 3,373,950 shares with a market value of $312,394,018. This comprised 1.51% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -149,110. About Company: Chevron Corporation is an integrated energy company with operations in countries located around the world. The Company produces and transports crude oil and natural gas. Chevron also refines, markets, and distributes fuels as well as is involved in chemical operations, mining operations, power generation and energy services.
  • Conocophillips (NYSE:COP): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 2,677,338 shares with a market value of $201,309,051. This comprised 0.85% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 2,883,367 shares with a market value of $182,574,798. This comprised 0.88% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 206,029. About Company: ConocoPhillips is an international, integrated energy company which operates in several business segments. The Company explores for and produces petroleum, and refines, markets, supplies, and transports petroleum. ConocoPhillips also gathers and processes natural gas, and produces and distributes chemicals and plastics.
  • Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 2,090,221 shares with a market value of $180,595,098. This comprised 0.76% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 2,065,732 shares with a market value of $123,386,171. This comprised 0.59% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -24,489. About Company: Schlumberger Limited is an oil services company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides a wide range of services, including technology, project management and information solutions to the international petroleum industry as well as advanced acquisition and data processing surveys.
  • Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,894,370 shares with a market value of $85,796,019. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 2,276,435 shares with a market value of $106,195,696. This comprised 0.51% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 382,065. About Company: Barrick Gold Corporation is an international gold company with operating mines and development projects in the United States, Canada, South America, Australia, and Africa.
  • Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE:GG): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,723,450 shares with a market value of $83,190,932. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 2,057,969 shares with a market value of $93,925,704. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 334,519. About Company: Goldcorp, Inc. is a North American gold producer. The Company has gold mining operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and Australia. Goldcorp owns the Red Lake mine in Ontario.
  • Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 2,174,676 shares with a market value of $85,029,828. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 3,475,730 shares with a market value of $88,422,573. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,301,054. About Company: Suncor Energy, Inc. is a integrated energy company focused on developing the Athabasca oil sands basin. The Company extracts and upgrades oil sands into refinery feedstock and diesel fuel, explores for, develops and produces natural gas, refines crude oil and markets a range of petroleum and petrochemical products, and operates crude oil pipelines and retail petroleum stations.
  • Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,258,777 shares with a market value of $130,963,160. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,175,166 shares with a market value of $84,024,369. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -83,611. About Company: Occidental Petroleum Corporation explores for, develops, produces, and markets crude oil and natural gas. The Company also manufactures and markets a variety of basic chemicals, vinyls and performance chemicals. Occidental also gathers, treats, processes, transports, stores, trades and markets crude oil, natural gas, NGLs, condensate and carbon dioxide (CO2) and generates and markets power.
  • Potash Corp. Of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,375,437 shares with a market value of $78,386,157. This comprised 0.33% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,432,373 shares with a market value of $61,907,163. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 56,936. About Company: Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. produces potash, phosphate, and nitrogen to the agricultural and industrial industries worldwide. The Company conducts operations in Canada, Chile, the United States, Brazil, and Trinidad.
  • Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,224,215 shares with a market value of $64,491,647. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 2,820,672 shares with a market value of $60,870,102. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,596,457. About Company: Marathon Oil Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is an integrated oil firm with operations worldwide. The Company explores for and produces and markets liquid hydrocarbons and natural gas on a worldwide basis. Marathon also mines, extracts and transports bitumen from oil sands deposits in Alberta, Canada and refines, markets and transports crude oil and petroleum products.

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

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