Canadian National Railway Tops BlackRock, Inc.’s $3.9B Services Sector Portfolio

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BlackRock, Inc.’s top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 576 stocks in the Services sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $3.974 billion.

  • Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 7,565,926 shares with a market value of $604,517,499. This comprised 1.19% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 9,202,732 shares with a market value of $612,717,913. This comprised 1.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,636,806. About Company: Canadian National Railway Company operates a network of track in Canada and the United States. The Company transports forest products, grain and grain products, coal, sulfur, and fertilizers, intermodal, and automotive products. Canadian National operates a fleet of locomotives and railcars.
  • Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 663,445 shares with a market value of $135,667,872. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 917,024 shares with a market value of $198,288,096. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 253,579. About Company: Amazon.com, Inc. is an online retailer that offers a wide range of products. The Company’s products include books, music, videotapes, computers, electronics, home and garden, and numerous other products. Amazon offers personalized shopping services, Web-based credit card payment, and direct shipping to customers.
  • Mcdonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 1,933,568 shares with a market value of $163,038,453. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 1,810,492 shares with a market value of $158,997,407. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -123,076. About Company: McDonald’s Corporation operates and franchises fast-food restaurants worldwide. The Company’s franchised and company operated fast food restaurants offer a variety of low price fast foods in locations around the world.
  • Wal-mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 2,596,073 shares with a market value of $137,955,318. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 2,747,192 shares with a market value of $142,579,269. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 151,119. About Company: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates discount stores, supercenters, and neighborhood markets. The Company’s discount stores and supercenters offer merchandise such as apparel, housewares, small appliances, electronics, and hardware. Walmart’s markets offer a full-line supermarket and a limited assortment of general merchandise. The Company operates nationally and internationally.
  • Shaw Communications Inc. (NYSE:SJR): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 6,148,160 shares with a market value of $140,362,492. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 6,674,659 shares with a market value of $134,828,117. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 526,499. About Company: Shaw Communications, Inc. provides broadband cable television, Internet, and satellite television services.
  • Canadian Pacific Railway Limited (NYSE:CP): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 2,323,186 shares with a market value of $144,780,951. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 2,406,640 shares with a market value of $115,735,318. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 83,454. About Company: Canadian Pacific Railway Limited is a Class 1 transcontinental railway, providing freight and intermodal services over a network in Canada and the United States. The Company’s mainline network serves major Canadian ports and cities from Montreal to Vancouver, and key centers in the United States Midwest and Northeast.
  • Tim Hortons Inc. (NYSE:THI): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 2,318,525 shares with a market value of $113,167,208. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 2,388,680 shares with a market value of $110,548,107. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 70,155. About Company: Tim Hortons, Inc. franchises fast food restaurants. The Company’s restaurants serve coffee drinks, tea, soups, sandwiches, donuts, bagels, muffins, cookies, croissants, and pastries. Tim Hortons operates in Canada and the United States.
  • Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 647,327 shares with a market value of $67,580,940. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 1,087,259 shares with a market value of $88,796,441. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 439,932. About Company: Union Pacific Corporation is a rail transportation company. The Company’s railroad hauls a variety of goods, including agricultural, automotive, and chemical products. Union Pacific offers long-haul routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways as well as connects with Canada’s rail systems and serves the major gateways to Mexico.
  • Medcohealth Solutions Inc. (NYSE:MHS): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 786,463 shares with a market value of $44,450,889. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 1,860,518 shares with a market value of $87,239,688. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,074,055. About Company: Medco Health Solutions, Inc. is a pharmacy benefit manager. The Company provides programs and services for its clients and the members of their pharmacy benefit plans, and for the physicians and pharmacies the members use.
  • Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 3,893,685 shares with a market value of $98,665,978. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 3,987,422 shares with a market value of $83,416,869. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 93,737. About Company: Comcast Corporation is a provider of video, high-speed Internet and phone services. The Company offers a variety of entertainment, information and communications services to residential and commercial customers. Comcast is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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

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