Caterpillar Stock: BlackRock Fund Advisors’ Largest Industrial Goods Stock in Q3

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BlackRock Fund Advisors’ top holdings in the Industrial Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 264 stocks in the Industrial Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $9.407 billion.

  • Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 5,827,917 shares with a market value of $620,440,038. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 5,975,126 shares with a market value of $441,203,282. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 147,209. 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, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 5,466,744 shares with a market value of $404,156,386. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 5,792,934 shares with a market value of $350,530,427. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 326,190. 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, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 6,684,251 shares with a market value of $398,314,518. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 7,218,272 shares with a market value of $316,954,322. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 534,021. 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, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 6,737,276 shares with a market value of $378,971,775. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 6,770,362 shares with a market value of $279,683,664. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 33,086. 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.
  • General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE:GD): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 3,789,235 shares with a market value of $282,373,779. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 3,761,381 shares with a market value of $213,984,963. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -27,854. 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.
  • Eaton Corporation (NYSE:ETN): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 5,450,583 shares with a market value of $280,432,500. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 5,713,035 shares with a market value of $202,812,743. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 262,452. About Company: Eaton Corporation manufactures engineered products which serve industrial, vehicle, construction, commercial, and aerospace markets. The Company’s principal products include hydraulic products and fluid connectors, electrical power distribution and control equipment, truck drivetrain systems, engine components, and a wide variety of controls.
  • Deere & Company (NYSE:DE): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 2,977,945 shares with a market value of $245,531,556. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 3,137,374 shares with a market value of $202,580,238. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 159,429. 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.
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 3,620,153 shares with a market value of $251,057,605. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 3,429,957 shares with a market value of $178,940,850. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -190,196. 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.
  • Precision Castparts Corp. (NYSE:PCP): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 1,070,399 shares with a market value of $176,241,189. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 1,115,425 shares with a market value of $173,403,978. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 45,026. 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.
  • Weyerhaeuser Co. (NYSE:WY): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 11,110,392 shares with a market value of $242,873,176. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 10,432,673 shares with a market value of $162,228,067. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -677,719. 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.

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

Advantage: Check out our interactive stock charts, fundamentals, Twitter stream, and more >>

Improve Your 2011 Financial Health: Join the winning team of stock pickers with Wall St. Cheat Sheet’s acclaimed premium newsletter>>