Boeing and Fastenal Among T. Rowe Price’s Top Industrial Goods Stocks in Q3

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.’s top holdings in the Industrial Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 189 stocks in the Industrial Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $17.358 billion.

  • Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 21,333,616 shares with a market value of $1,577,194,237. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 23,274,967 shares with a market value of $1,408,368,214. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,941,351. About Company: The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, and markets commercial jet aircraft, as well as provides related support services to the commercial airline industry worldwide. The Company also researches, develops, produces, modifies, and supports information, space, and defense systems, including military aircraft, helicopters and space and missile systems.
  • Fastenal Co. (NASDAQ:FAST): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 39,397,778 shares with a market value of $1,417,926,096. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 40,787,138 shares with a market value of $1,357,395,903. This comprised 0.52% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,389,360. About Company: Fastenal Company sell industrial and construction supplies in a wholesale and retail fashion. The Company markets its products and services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Singapore, China, and The Netherlands.
  • Precision Castparts Corp. (NYSE:PCP): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 8,368,016 shares with a market value of $1,377,793,783. This comprised 0.44% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 8,019,236 shares with a market value of $1,246,670,482. This comprised 0.48% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -348,780. About Company: Precision Castparts Corp. is a worldwide manufacturer of complex metal components and products. The Company manufactures large, complex structural investment castings and airfoil castings used in jet aircraft engines. Precision has also expanded into the industrial gas turbine, industrial metal working tools and machines, and other metal products markets.
  • Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 30,182,338 shares with a market value of $1,697,756,513. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 26,783,837 shares with a market value of $1,106,440,343. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -3,398,501. About Company: Emerson Electric Co. manufactures and markets electrical, electromechanical, and electronic products and systems. The Company produces a variety of products, including process control, industrial automation, electronics, appliance components, and electric motors. Emerson sells its products around the world.
  • Roper Industries Inc. (NYSE:ROP): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 10,591,503 shares with a market value of $882,272,232. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 10,637,603 shares with a market value of $733,037,262. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 46,100. About Company: Roper Industries, Inc. manufactures industrial controls, fluid handling, and analytical instrumentation products worldwide. Roper serves selected segments of a broad range of markets such as oil & gas, scientific research, medical diagnostics, semiconductor, refrigeration, automotive, water and wastewater, power generation, agricultural irrigation, and other niche industries.
  • Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 18,281,495 shares with a market value of $1,089,394,290. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 16,355,812 shares with a market value of $718,183,702. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,925,683. About Company: Honeywell International Inc. is a diversified technology and manufacturing company with operations around the world. The Company provides aerospace products and services, control technologies, automotive products, and power generation systems. Honeywell also provides specialty chemicals, fibers, plastics, and electronic and advanced materials.
  • Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 17,769,814 shares with a market value of $1,003,816,823. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 13,143,911 shares with a market value of $546,786,678. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -4,625,903. About Company: Illinois Tool Works Inc. designs and manufactures fasteners and components, equipment and consumable systems, and a variety of specialty products and equipment. The Company’s products include industrial fluids and adhesives, tooling for specialty applications, welding products, and quality measurement equipment and systems. Illinois Tool Works operates worldwide.
  • Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 29,888,749 shares with a market value of $653,368,071. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 32,233,806 shares with a market value of $501,235,689. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,345,057. About Company: Weyerhaeuser Company is an integrated forest products company with offices or operations worldwide. The Company primarily grows and harvests trees, develops and construct real estate and makes a range of forest products.
  • Ingersoll-rand Plc (NYSE:IR): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 1,955,284 shares with a market value of $88,789,446. This comprised 0.03% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 17,453,034 shares with a market value of $490,255,728. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 15,497,750. About Company: Ingersoll-Rand PLC is a diversified, global company that provides a diverse range of products and services for a wide range of industries. The Company’s operations include consist of air conditioning systems and services, climate control technologies, industrial technologies and security technologies.
  • Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE:VMC): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 16,101,394 shares with a market value of $620,386,691. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 16,371,469 shares with a market value of $451,197,677. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 270,075. About Company: Vulcan Materials Company produces construction aggregates. The Company principal product lines are aggregates, asphalt mix and concrete, and cement.

(Note: Data regarding T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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