Caterpillar Leads Parametric Portfolio’s $1 Billion in Industrial Goods Investments

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Parametric Portfolio Associates’ top holdings in the Industrial Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 229 stocks in the Industrial Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $1.016 billion.

  • Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 765,199 shares with a market value of $81,463,085. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 817,509 shares with a market value of $60,364,862. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 52,310. 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.
  • Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 892,590 shares with a market value of $65,989,179. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 902,027 shares with a market value of $54,581,652. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 9,437. 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.
  • Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 1,026,259 shares with a market value of $61,154,774. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 1,096,184 shares with a market value of $48,133,439. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 69,925. 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.
  • Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 909,653 shares with a market value of $51,167,981. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 934,966 shares with a market value of $38,623,447. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 25,313. 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.
  • Precision Castparts Corp. (NYSE:PCP): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 143,743 shares with a market value of $23,667,284. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 231,228 shares with a market value of $35,946,706. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 87,485. 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.
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 592,331 shares with a market value of $41,078,154. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 644,651 shares with a market value of $33,631,441. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 52,320. 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.
  • General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE:GD): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 549,942 shares with a market value of $40,981,676. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 583,074 shares with a market value of $33,171,080. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 33,132. 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.
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 350,245 shares with a market value of $28,359,338. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 415,516 shares with a market value of $30,183,082. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 65,271. About Company: Lockheed Martin Corporation is a global security company that primarily researches, designs, develops, manufactures, and integrates advanced technology products and services. The Company’s businesses span space, telecommunications, electronics, information and services, aeronautics, energy, and systems integration. Lockheed Martin operates worldwide.
  • Deere & Company (NYSE:DE): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 398,040 shares with a market value of $32,818,397. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 430,835 shares with a market value of $27,819,016. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 32,795. About Company: Deere & Company manufactures and distributes a range of agricultural, construction and forestry, and commercial and consumer equipment. The Company supplies replacement parts for its own products and for those of other manufacturers. Deere also provides product and parts financing services.
  • Raytheon Co. (NYSE:RTN): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 466,084 shares with a market value of $23,234,287. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 616,202 shares with a market value of $25,184,175. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 150,118. About Company: Raytheon Company operates in defense, homeland security and other government markets. The Company provides electronics, mission systems integration in the areas of sensing, effects, command, control, communications and intelligence systems, and mission support services. Raytheon provides products and services worldwide.

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

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