Dodge & Cox: Largest Tech Stock Positions in 3rd Quarter

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Dodge Cox’s top holdings in the Technology sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 28 stocks in the Technology sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $13.982 billion.

  • Hewlett-packard Company (NYSE:HPQ): On 06/30/2011, Dodge Cox reported holding 105,166,453 shares with a market value of $3,828,059,050. This comprised 4.45% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Dodge Cox reported holding 117,143,196 shares with a market value of $2,629,864,840. This comprised 3.86% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 11,976,743. About Company: Hewlett-Packard Company provides imaging and printing systems, computing systems, and information technology services for business and home. The Company’s products include laser and inkjet printers, scanners, copiers and faxes, personal computers, workstations, storage solutions, and other computing and printing systems. Hewlett-Packard sells its products worldwide.
  • Vodafone Group Plc (NASDAQ:VOD): On 06/30/2011, Dodge Cox reported holding 92,334,832 shares with a market value of $2,467,186,648. This comprised 2.87% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Dodge Cox reported holding 88,872,832 shares with a market value of $2,280,476,856. This comprised 3.35% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -3,462,000. 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.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 06/30/2011, Dodge Cox reported holding 43,352,521 shares with a market value of $1,127,165,546. This comprised 1.31% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Dodge Cox reported holding 58,335,253 shares with a market value of $1,451,964,412. This comprised 2.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 14,982,732. 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.
  • Te Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE:TEL): On 06/30/2011, Dodge Cox reported holding 33,554,799 shares with a market value of $1,233,474,355. This comprised 1.43% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Dodge Cox reported holding 35,049,850 shares with a market value of $986,302,758. This comprised 1.45% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,495,051. About Company: Tyco Electronics Ltd. provides engineered electronic components, network solutions, undersea telecommunication systems, and wireless systems. The Company designs, manufactures, and markets products for customers in industries ranging from automotive, appliance, and aerospace and defense to telecommunications, computers, and consumer electronics.
  • Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC): On 06/30/2011, Dodge Cox reported holding 58,705,966 shares with a market value of $1,157,681,609. This comprised 1.34% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Dodge Cox reported holding 59,636,166 shares with a market value of $972,069,460. This comprised 1.43% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 930,200. About Company: Symantec Corporation provides security, storage and systems management solutions to help businesses and consumers secure and manage their information. The Company offers software and services that protect, manage and control information risks related to security, data protection, storage, compliance and management.
  • Maxim Integrated Products Inc. (NASDAQ:MXIM): On 06/30/2011, Dodge Cox reported holding 35,918,150 shares with a market value of $918,067,895. This comprised 1.07% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Dodge Cox reported holding 34,362,950 shares with a market value of $801,687,621. This comprised 1.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,555,200. About Company: Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits. The Company also provides a range of high-frequency design processes and capabilities that can be used in custom design.
  • Sprint Nextel Corp. (NYSE:S): On 06/30/2011, Dodge Cox reported holding 218,277,268 shares with a market value of $1,176,514,445. This comprised 1.37% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Dodge Cox reported holding 227,599,268 shares with a market value of $691,901,766. This comprised 1.02% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 9,322,000. About Company: Sprint Nextel Corporation offers a range of wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, and government customers. The Company develops, engineers, and deploys various technologies, including two wireless networks offering mobile data services, instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities, and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone.
  • Synopsys Inc. (NASDAQ:SNPS): On 06/30/2011, Dodge Cox reported holding 23,480,569 shares with a market value of $603,685,407. This comprised 0.7% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Dodge Cox reported holding 23,459,811 shares with a market value of $571,481,010. This comprised 0.84% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -20,758. About Company: Synopsys, Inc. supplies electronic design automation solutions to the global electronics market. The Company provides design technologies to creators of advanced integrated circuits, electronic systems, and systems on a chip. Synopsys also provides consulting services and support to its customers to streamline the overall design process and accelerate time to market.
  • Perusahaan Perseroan (persero) Pt Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk. (NYSE:TLK): On 06/30/2011, Dodge Cox reported holding 17,811,447 shares with a market value of $614,494,922. This comprised 0.71% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Dodge Cox reported holding 16,248,559 shares with a market value of $537,339,841. This comprised 0.79% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,562,888. About Company: PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia Tbk is a telecommunication company that provides a variety of domestic telecommunications services such as telephone, telex, telegram, satellite, and leased lines services. The Company also offers electronic mail, mobile communication, and cellular phone services.
  • Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK): On 06/30/2011, Dodge Cox reported holding 69,148,443 shares with a market value of $443,933,009. This comprised 0.52% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Dodge Cox reported holding 83,557,343 shares with a market value of $472,934,549. This comprised 0.69% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 14,408,900. About Company: Nokia Corporation is a player in the mobile industry. The Company makes a range of mobile devices with services and software that enable people to experience music, navigation, video, television, imaging, games, business mobility and more. Nokia also provides equipment, solutions and services for communications networks.

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

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