Bridgewater Ups Caterpillar Inc. Share Position in Latest 13F

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Bridgewater Associates’ top holdings in the Industrial Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 30 stocks in the Industrial Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $208.043 million.

  • L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LLL): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 74,400 shares with a market value of $6,506,280. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 417,271 shares with a market value of $25,858,284. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 342,871. About Company: L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. is a prime system contractor in aircraft modernization and maintenance, Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C3ISR) systems, and government services. The Company’s customers include the DoD, aerospace prime contractors, and commercial telecommunications customers.
  • Kennametal Inc. (NYSE:KMT): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 725,862 shares with a market value of $30,638,634. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 625,520 shares with a market value of $20,479,526. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -100,342. About Company: Kennametal Inc. manufactures, purchases, and distributes tools, tooling systems, and solutions to the metalworking, mining, oil, and energy industries. The Company also manufactures and distributes wear-resistant parts for a wide range of industries. Kennametal operates worldwide.
  • General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE:GD): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 123,300 shares with a market value of $9,188,316. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 339,700 shares with a market value of $19,325,533. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 216,400. About Company: General Dynamics Corporation is a diversified defense company. The Company offers a broad portfolio of products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; shipbuilding design and construction; and information systems, technologies and services.
  • Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 385,008 shares with a market value of $34,550,617. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 285,594 shares with a market value of $18,029,550. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -99,414. About Company: Parker Hannifin Corporation manufactures motion control products, including fluid power systems, electromechanical controls, and related components. The Company also produces fluid purification, fluid flow, process instrumentation, air conditioning, refrigeration, and electromagnetic shielding and thermal management products.
  • Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 25,687 shares with a market value of $2,734,638. This comprised 0.04% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 218,787 shares with a market value of $16,155,231. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 193,100. About Company: Caterpillar Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets construction, mining, agricultural, and forestry machinery. The Company also manufactures engines and other related parts for its equipment, and offers financing and insurance. Caterpillar distributes its products through a worldwide organization of dealers.
  • Alliant Techsystems Inc. (NYSE:ATK): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 34,187 shares with a market value of $2,438,559. This comprised 0.03% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 222,150 shares with a market value of $12,109,396. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 187,963. About Company: Alliant Techsystems Inc. develops and supplies advanced weapon and space systems. The Company’s offerings include advanced missile systems, precision-guided munitions, electronic warfare and aircraft integration programs, satellite components and sub-systems, military ammunition and gun systems, and supplies ammunition to law enforcement agencies.
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 101,700 shares with a market value of $7,052,895. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 220,177 shares with a market value of $11,486,634. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 118,477. About Company: Northrop Grumman Corporation is a global security company. The Company provides systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, shipbuilding and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.
  • Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 568,752 shares with a market value of $32,128,801. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 272,534 shares with a market value of $11,337,414. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -296,218. 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.
  • Joy Global Inc. (NASDAQ:JOYG): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 145,486 shares with a market value of $13,856,086. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 141,886 shares with a market value of $8,850,849. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -3,600. About Company: Joy Global Inc. manufactures and markets underground mining equipment and surface mining equipment. The Company’s equipment is used for the extraction of ores and minerals.
  • Fastenal Co. (NASDAQ:FAST): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 743,018 shares with a market value of $26,741,219. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 244,461 shares with a market value of $8,135,662. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -498,557. 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.

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

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