BlackRock Japan’s Top Consumer Goods Equity Holdings: PG, KO, PM, PEP, NKE

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd.’s top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 208 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $2.248 billion.

  • Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 4,103,620 shares with a market value of $260,867,122. This comprised 1.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 4,146,725 shares with a market value of $261,990,087. This comprised 1.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 43,105. 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 Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 3,587,754 shares with a market value of $241,419,970. This comprised 1.02% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 3,847,995 shares with a market value of $259,970,533. This comprised 1.25% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 260,241. 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 Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 3,727,545 shares with a market value of $248,888,167. This comprised 1.05% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 3,901,673 shares with a market value of $243,386,366. This comprised 1.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 174,128. 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 Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 2,180,194 shares with a market value of $153,551,064. This comprised 0.65% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 2,294,395 shares with a market value of $142,023,054. This comprised 0.68% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 114,201. 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.
  • Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 962,777 shares with a market value of $86,630,678. This comprised 0.37% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 958,748 shares with a market value of $81,982,544. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -4,029. 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.
  • Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 2,280,812 shares with a market value of $80,353,006. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 2,424,582 shares with a market value of $81,417,468. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 143,770. 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.
  • Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 2,867,050 shares with a market value of $75,718,790. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 3,024,984 shares with a market value of $81,099,819. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 157,934. 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.
  • Colgate-palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 791,831 shares with a market value of $69,213,951. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 807,460 shares with a market value of $71,605,553. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 15,629. 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.
  • Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE:MJN): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 866,414 shares with a market value of $58,526,268. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 884,700 shares with a market value of $60,893,903. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 18,286. About Company: Mead Johnson Nutrition Company manufactures nutritional products for infants, children, and expectant and nursing mothers. The Company markets its products in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
  • Coach Inc. (NYSE:COH): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 667,996 shares with a market value of $42,704,984. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,130,767 shares with a market value of $58,607,656. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 462,771. 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.

(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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