Dimensional Fund Ups Quarterly Tech Holdings in Apple Inc, IBM, Google Shares

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Dimensional Fund Management’s top holdings in the Technology sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 636 stocks in the Technology sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $9.416 billion.

  • At&t Inc. (NYSE:T): On 06/30/2011, Dimensional Fund Management reported holding 31,713,024 shares with a market value of $996,106,079. This comprised 1.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Dimensional Fund Management reported holding 32,280,414 shares with a market value of $920,637,422. This comprised 1.38% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 567,390. About Company: AT&T Inc. is a communications holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides local and long-distance phone service, wireless and data communications, Internet access and messaging, IP-based and satellite television, security services, telecommunications equipment, and directory advertising and publishing.
  • Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD): On 06/30/2011, Dimensional Fund Management reported holding 16,247,015 shares with a market value of $434,120,230. This comprised 0.51% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Dimensional Fund Management reported holding 16,272,313 shares with a market value of $417,547,549. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 25,298. About Company: Vodafone Group Plc provides a range of mobile telecommunications services, including voice and data communications. Vodafone has equity interests in 28 countries and Partner Networks in a further 7 countries with almost all the Group’s mobile subsidiaries operating principally under the brand name Vodafone. In the United States their associated undertaking operates as Verizon Wireless.
  • Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ): On 06/30/2011, Dimensional Fund Management reported holding 10,057,960 shares with a market value of $374,457,846. This comprised 0.44% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Dimensional Fund Management reported holding 9,443,926 shares with a market value of $347,536,470. This comprised 0.52% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -614,034. About Company: Verizon Communications Inc. is an integrated telecommunications company that provides wire line voice and data services, wireless services, Internet services, and published directory information. The Company also provides network services for the federal government including business phone lines, data services, telecommunications equipment and payphones.
  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 06/30/2011, Dimensional Fund Management reported holding 794,580 shares with a market value of $266,716,679. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Dimensional Fund Management reported holding 810,110 shares with a market value of $308,911,151. This comprised 0.46% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 15,530. About Company: Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers and related personal computing and mobile communication devices along with a variety of related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. The Company sells its products worldwide through its online stores, its retail stores, its direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, and resellers.
  • China Unicom (hong Kong) Limited (NYSE:CHU): On 06/30/2011, Dimensional Fund Management reported holding 12,512,223 shares with a market value of $253,622,766. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Dimensional Fund Management reported holding 12,809,426 shares with a market value of $261,312,286. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 297,203. About Company: China Unicom (Hong Kong) Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides telecommunications services in the People’s Republic of China. The Company’s services include cellular, paging, long distance, data, and Internet services.
  • International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM): On 06/30/2011, Dimensional Fund Management reported holding 998,886 shares with a market value of $171,358,896. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Dimensional Fund Management reported holding 1,012,540 shares with a market value of $177,062,865. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 13,654. About Company: International Business Machines Corporation provides computer solutions through the use of advanced information technology. The Company’s solutions include technologies, systems, products, services, software, and financing. IBM offers its products through its global sales and distribution organization, as well as through a variety of third party distributors and resellers.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 06/30/2011, Dimensional Fund Management reported holding 6,276,669 shares with a market value of $163,193,394. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Dimensional Fund Management reported holding 6,403,725 shares with a market value of $159,388,711. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 127,056. About Company: Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses, sells, and supports software products. The Company offers operating system software, server application software, business and consumer applications software, software development tools, and Internet and intranet software. Microsoft also develops video game consoles and digital music entertainment devices.
  • China Mobile Limited (NYSE:CHL): On 06/30/2011, Dimensional Fund Management reported holding 2,711,069 shares with a market value of $126,823,805. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Dimensional Fund Management reported holding 2,974,530 shares with a market value of $144,889,354. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 263,461. About Company: China Mobile Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides cellular telecommunications and related services in the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong SAR.
  • Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): On 06/30/2011, Dimensional Fund Management reported holding 6,226,695 shares with a market value of $137,983,560. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Dimensional Fund Management reported holding 6,188,963 shares with a market value of $132,072,471. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -37,732. About Company: Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The Company’s major products include microprocessors, chipsets, embedded processors and microcontrollers, flash memory products, graphics products, network and communications products, systems management software, conferencing products, and digital imaging products.
  • Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG): On 06/30/2011, Dimensional Fund Management reported holding 208,027 shares with a market value of $105,340,713. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Dimensional Fund Management reported holding 213,133 shares with a market value of $109,772,016. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 5,106. About Company: Google Inc. is a global technology company that provides a web based search engine through its website. The Company offers a wide range of search options, including web, image, groups, directory, and news searches.

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

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