Eaton Vance Reduces Quarterly Share Holdings in McDonald’s, Accenture and TJX

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Eaton Vance Management’s top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 170 stocks in the Services sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $6.733 billion.

  • Mcdonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD): On 06/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 10,369,104 shares with a market value of $874,322,846. This comprised 1.73% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 7,497,813 shares with a market value of $658,457,935. This comprised 1.53% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,871,291. 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.
  • Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN): On 06/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 13,861,542 shares with a market value of $837,514,342. This comprised 1.66% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 10,629,746 shares with a market value of $559,975,023. This comprised 1.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -3,231,796. About Company: Accenture PLC provides management and technology consulting services and solutions. The Company delivers a range of specialized capabilities and solutions to clients across all industries on a worldwide basis. Accenture’s network of businesses provides consulting, technology, outsourcing, and alliances.
  • The Tjx Companies Inc. (NYSE:TJX): On 06/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 10,048,768 shares with a market value of $527,861,771. This comprised 1.05% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 9,362,347 shares with a market value of $519,329,400. This comprised 1.2% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -686,421. About Company: The TJX Companies, Inc. is an off-price apparel and home fashion retailer in the United States and worldwide. The Company operates off-price retail concepts in the U.S., Canada and Europe that offer a wide range of brand name and designer merchandise.
  • Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP): On 06/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 5,802,660 shares with a market value of $605,797,713. This comprised 1.2% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 5,235,106 shares with a market value of $427,551,097. This comprised 0.99% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -567,554. About Company: Union Pacific Corporation is a rail transportation company. The Company’s railroad hauls a variety of goods, including agricultural, automotive, and chemical products. Union Pacific offers long-haul routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways as well as connects with Canada’s rail systems and serves the major gateways to Mexico.
  • Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS): On 06/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 14,260,732 shares with a market value of $556,738,990. This comprised 1.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 13,832,907 shares with a market value of $417,200,473. This comprised 0.97% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -427,825. 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.
  • Wal-mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT): On 06/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 11,204,445 shares with a market value of $595,404,200. This comprised 1.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 7,759,622 shares with a market value of $402,724,394. This comprised 0.93% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -3,444,823. 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.
  • Cvs Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS): On 06/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 10,735,521 shares with a market value of $403,440,899. This comprised 0.8% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 10,452,877 shares with a market value of $351,112,140. This comprised 0.81% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -282,644. 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.
  • Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT): On 06/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 7,026,698 shares with a market value of $329,622,402. This comprised 0.65% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 6,087,294 shares with a market value of $298,520,903. This comprised 0.69% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -939,404. About Company: Target Corporation operates general merchandise discount stores in the United States. The Company’s merchandising operations include general merchandise and food discount stores and a fully integrated online business. Target also offers credit to qualified applicants through its branded proprietary credit cards.
  • Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA): On 06/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 12,464,681 shares with a market value of $315,855,018. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 12,270,079 shares with a market value of $256,690,054. This comprised 0.6% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -194,602. 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.
  • Carnival Corporation (NYSE:CCL): On 06/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 7,717,804 shares with a market value of $290,420,973. This comprised 0.58% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 7,111,930 shares with a market value of $215,491,474. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -605,874. About Company: Carnival Corporation owns and operates cruise ships offering cruises to all major vacation destinations including North America, the United Kingdom, Germany, Southern Europe, South America and Asia/Pacific. The Company, through a subsidiary also owns and operates hotels and lodges.

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

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