Conocophillips and Chevron Among Federated Investors’ Favorite Basic Materials Stocks in Q3

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Federated Investors, Inc.’s top holdings in the Basic Materials sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 159 stocks in the Basic Materials sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $1.456 billion.

  • Conocophillips (NYSE:COP): On 06/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 3,702,682 shares with a market value of $278,404,669. This comprised 1.44% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 4,111,216 shares with a market value of $260,322,196. This comprised 1.54% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 408,534. About Company: ConocoPhillips is an international, integrated energy company which operates in several business segments. The Company explores for and produces petroleum, and refines, markets, supplies, and transports petroleum. ConocoPhillips also gathers and processes natural gas, and produces and distributes chemicals and plastics.
  • Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX): On 06/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 2,009,081 shares with a market value of $206,613,883. This comprised 1.07% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 1,757,196 shares with a market value of $162,698,771. This comprised 0.96% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -251,885. About Company: Chevron Corporation is an integrated energy company with operations in countries located around the world. The Company produces and transports crude oil and natural gas. Chevron also refines, markets, and distributes fuels as well as is involved in chemical operations, mining operations, power generation and energy services.
  • Eastman Chemical Co. (NYSE:EMN): On 06/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 813,357 shares with a market value of $83,019,349. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 1,053,073 shares with a market value of $72,167,091. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 239,716. About Company: Eastman Chemical Company is an international chemical company which produces chemicals, fibers, and plastics. The Company’s operations include coatings, adhesives, specialty polymers, and Inks, fibers, performance chemicals and intermediates, performance polymers, and specialty plastics.
  • Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX): On 06/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 623,819 shares with a market value of $67,615,741. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 606,968 shares with a market value of $56,739,371. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -16,851. About Company: Praxair, Inc. supplies gas to industries primarily located in North and South America. The Company produces, sells, and distributes atmospheric gases including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases, as well as process gases including carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronics gases, and acetylene. Praxair also supplies metallic and ceramic coatings and powders.
  • Total Sa (NYSE:TOT): On 06/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 1,067,338 shares with a market value of $61,734,830. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 1,160,450 shares with a market value of $50,908,940. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 93,112. About Company: Total SA explores for, produces, refines, transports, and markets oil and natural gas. The Company also operates a chemical division which produces polypropylene, polyethylene, polystyrene, rubber, paint, ink, adhesives, and resins. Total operates gasoline filling stations in Europe, the United States, and Africa.
  • Chemical & Mining Co. Of Chile Inc. (NYSE:SQM): On 06/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 1,088,320 shares with a market value of $70,436,072. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 1,050,120 shares with a market value of $50,206,239. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -38,200. About Company: Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile SA produces and markets specialty fertilizers including potassium nitrate, sodium nitrate, and potassium sulfate for the agricultural industry. The Company also produces industrial chemicals, iodine and lithium. SQM markets its products in over 100 countries.
  • Mosaic Co. (NYSE:MOS): On 06/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 782,672 shares with a market value of $53,010,377. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 879,148 shares with a market value of $47,649,822. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 96,476. About Company: The Mosaic Company produces and distributes crop nutrients to the agricultural communities located in North America and other countries. The Company’s principal products include concentrated phosphates, and potash.
  • Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU): On 06/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 1,050,866 shares with a market value of $41,088,859. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 1,551,585 shares with a market value of $39,472,323. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 500,719. About Company: Suncor Energy, Inc. is a integrated energy company focused on developing the Athabasca oil sands basin. The Company extracts and upgrades oil sands into refinery feedstock and diesel fuel, explores for, develops and produces natural gas, refines crude oil and markets a range of petroleum and petrochemical products, and operates crude oil pipelines and retail petroleum stations.
  • Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (NYSE:PXD): On 06/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 597,089 shares with a market value of $53,481,262. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 599,795 shares with a market value of $39,448,515. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,706. About Company: Pioneer Natural Resources Company is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with operations primarily in the United States.
  • Energy Xxi (bermuda) Limited – Common Shares (bermuda) (NASDAQ:EXXI): On 06/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 1,546,106 shares with a market value of $51,361,643. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 1,736,889 shares with a market value of $37,308,375. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 190,783. About Company: Energy XXI (Bermuda) Ltd. explores for and produces oil and natural gas. The Company operates along the United States’ Gulf Coast and in the Gulf of Mexico.

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

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