Bridgewater Associates Lessens General Electric and 3M Stake

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Bridgewater Associates’ top holdings in the Conglomerates sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 4 stocks in the Conglomerates sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $18.072 million.

  • General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 2,311,250 shares with a market value of $43,590,176. This comprised 0.62% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 930,750 shares with a market value of $14,166,015. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,380,500. About Company: General Electric Company is a diversified technology, media and financial services company. The Company offers products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, and water processing technology to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. General Electric conducts operations globally.
  • 3m Co. (NYSE:MMM): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 121,106 shares with a market value of $11,486,904. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 30,906 shares with a market value of $2,218,742. This comprised 0.03% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -90,200. About Company: 3M Co. conducts operations in electronics, telecommunications, industrial, consumer and office, health care, safety, and other markets. The Company’s businesses share technologies, manufacturing operations, brands, marketing channels, and other resources. 3M serves customers in countries located around the world.
  • Ppg Industries Inc. (NYSE:PPG): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 24,500 shares with a market value of $2,224,355. This comprised 0.03% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 17,357 shares with a market value of $1,226,446. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -7,143. About Company: PPG Industries, Inc. supplies products for the manufacturing, construction, automotive, chemical processing, and other industries worldwide. The Company makes protective and decorative coatings, flat glass, fabricated glass products, continuous-strand fiber glass products, and industrial and specialty chemicals.
  • Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 26,120 shares with a market value of $460,757. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 26,120. About Company: Textron Inc. is a global, multi-industry company with operations in aircraft, defense, industrial products, and finance. The Company’s products include airplanes, helicopters, weapons, and automotive products. Textron’s finance division offers asset based lending, aviation, distribution, golf, and resort finance, as well as structured capital.

(Note: Data regarding Bridgewater Associates’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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