BlackRock Japan Likes These Financial Stocks Most in Q3: JPM, WFC, C, GS, RY, BAC

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd.’s top holdings in the Financial sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 480 stocks in the Financial sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $3.241 billion.

  • Jpmorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 7,421,365 shares with a market value of $303,830,673. This comprised 1.28% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 8,054,300 shares with a market value of $242,595,523. This comprised 1.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 632,935. About Company: JPMorgan Chase & Co. provides global financial services and retail banking. The Company provides services such as investment banking, treasury and securities services, asset management, private banking, card member services, commercial banking, and home finance. JP Morgan Chase serves business enterprises, institutions, and individuals.
  • Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 7,745,927 shares with a market value of $217,350,707. This comprised 0.92% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 7,659,176 shares with a market value of $184,739,332. This comprised 0.89% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -86,751. About Company: Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, leasing, credit cards, and consumer finance. The Company operates through physical stores, the Internet and other distribution channels across North America and elsewhere internationally.
  • The Toronto-dominion Bank (NYSE:TD): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,948,157 shares with a market value of $165,398,532. This comprised 0.7% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,774,630 shares with a market value of $125,909,993. This comprised 0.61% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -173,527. 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.
  • Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 4,624,674 shares with a market value of $192,571,423. This comprised 0.81% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 4,556,118 shares with a market value of $116,727,747. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -68,556. About Company: Citigroup Inc. is a diversified financial services holding company that provides a broad range of financial services to consumer and corporate customers around the world. The Company’s services include investment banking, retail brokerage, corporate banking, and cash management products and services.
  • Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Etf (NYSE:VWO): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 2,972,076 shares with a market value of $144,502,332. This comprised 0.61% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 3,219,071 shares with a market value of $115,339,320. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 246,995. About Company: Vanguard Emerging Markets ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks to track the performance of the MSCI Daily TR Net Emerging Markets USD Index. The Fund invests its assets in the stocks that make up the Index, holding each stock in the same proportion as its weighting.
  • The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,073,448 shares with a market value of $142,865,190. This comprised 0.6% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,079,033 shares with a market value of $102,022,573. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 5,585. About Company: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a bank holding company, is a global investment banking and securities firm specializing in investment banking, trading and principal investments, asset management and securities services. The Company provides services to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and high-net worth individuals.
  • Royal Bank Of Canada (NYSE:RY): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,975,277 shares with a market value of $112,650,045. This comprised 0.48% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 2,080,057 shares with a market value of $95,100,209. This comprised 0.46% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 104,780. 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.
  • Bank Of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 15,947,768 shares with a market value of $174,787,538. This comprised 0.74% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 15,225,298 shares with a market value of $93,178,822. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -722,470. About Company: Bank of America Corporation accepts deposits and offers banking, investing, asset management, and other financial and risk-management products and services. The Company has a mortgage lending subsidiary, and an investment banking and securities brokerage subsidiary.
  • The Bank Of Nova Scotia (NYSE:BNS): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,684,317 shares with a market value of $101,345,351. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,644,816 shares with a market value of $82,487,525. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -39,501. About Company: Bank of Nova Scotia provides retail, commercial, international, corporate, investment and private banking services and products.
  • Ubs Ag (NYSE:UBS): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 6,471,787 shares with a market value of $118,174,832. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 6,483,630 shares with a market value of $74,107,893. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 11,843. About Company: UBS AG is a wealth management, investment banking, and asset management firm. The Company provides a variety of financial services to individuals, institutions, corporations, governments, and financial intermediaries around the world.

(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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