Charles Schwab: New Stock Position Changes for MCD, WMT, AMZN, HD, CVS and DIS

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Charles Schwab Investment Management’s top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 568 stocks in the Services sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $4.631 billion.

  • Mcdonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 2,585,041 shares with a market value of $217,970,656. This comprised 0.67% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 2,559,646 shares with a market value of $224,788,111. This comprised 0.81% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -25,395. 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 reported holding 3,734,034 shares with a market value of $198,426,564. This comprised 0.61% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 3,630,320 shares with a market value of $188,413,614. This comprised 0.68% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -103,714. 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.
  • Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 674,587 shares with a market value of $137,946,299. This comprised 0.42% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 688,701 shares with a market value of $148,917,814. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 14,114. 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.
  • Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,516,890 shares with a market value of $123,232,140. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,550,520 shares with a market value of $127,344,203. This comprised 0.46% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 33,630. About Company: Costco Wholesale Corporation operates wholesale membership warehouses in multiple countries. The Company sells all kinds of food, automotive supplies, toys, hardware, sporting goods, jewelry, electronics, apparel, health and beauty aids, as well as other goods.
  • United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE:UPS): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,863,715 shares with a market value of $135,920,736. This comprised 0.42% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,821,481 shares with a market value of $115,026,528. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -42,234. About Company: United Parcel Service, Inc.(NYSE:UPS) delivers packages and documents throughout the United States and in other countries and territories. The Company also provides global supply chain services and less-than-truckload transportation, primarily in the U.S. UPS’s business consists of integrated air and ground pick-up and delivery network
  • The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE:HD): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 3,449,283 shares with a market value of $124,933,034. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 3,380,541 shares with a market value of $111,118,379. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -68,742. About Company: The Home Depot, Inc. is a home improvement retailer that sells building materials and home improvement products. The Company’s sell a wide assortment of building materials, home improvement and lawn and garden products and provide a number of services. Home Depot operates throughout the U.S. (including Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam), Canada, China, and Mexico.
  • The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 4,946,521 shares with a market value of $122,673,717. This comprised 0.37% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 5,059,205 shares with a market value of $111,100,137. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 112,684. About Company: The Kroger Co. operates supermarkets and convenience stores in the United States. The Company also manufactures and processes some of the foods that its supermarkets sell.
  • Cvs Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 2,666,204 shares with a market value of $100,195,951. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 3,201,187 shares with a market value of $107,527,872. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 534,983. About Company: CVS Caremark Corporation is an integrated pharmacy health care provider. The Company’s offerings include pharmacy benefit management services; mail order, retail and specialty pharmacy; disease management programs; and retail clinics. The company operates drugstores throughout the U.S., the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
  • Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 4,547,755 shares with a market value of $115,240,112. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 4,510,041 shares with a market value of $94,350,058. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -37,714. 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.
  • Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 3,047,833 shares with a market value of $118,987,403. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 3,065,489 shares with a market value of $92,455,148. This comprised 0.33% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 17,656. About Company: The Walt Disney Company, an entertainment company, conducts operations in media networks, studio entertainment, theme parks and resorts, consumer products, and Internet and direct marketing. The Company produces motion pictures, television programs, and musical recordings, as well as publishes books and magazines. Disney also operates ABC radio and television and theme parks.

(Note: Data regarding Charles Schwab Investment Management’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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