Epoch Investment’s Heaviest Share Position in Q3: MSFT, CMCSA, ORCL, V, XOM, AAPL, LH, PX, UNH

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Epoch Investment Partners’ top holdings for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 238 stocks at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $11.916 billion.

  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 14,241,253 shares with a market value of $370,272,578. This comprised 2.79% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 15,767,637 shares with a market value of $392,456,475. This comprised 3.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,526,384. 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.
  • Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 14,205,142 shares with a market value of $344,190,584. This comprised 2.59% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 15,366,504 shares with a market value of $318,393,952. This comprised 2.67% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,161,362. 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.
  • Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 10,003,155 shares with a market value of $329,203,830. This comprised 2.48% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 10,483,509 shares with a market value of $301,296,046. This comprised 2.53% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 480,354. About Company: Oracle Corporation supplies software for enterprise information management. The Company offers databases and relational servers, application development and decision support tools, and enterprise business applications. Oracle’s software runs on network computers, personal digital assistants, set-top devices, PCs, workstations, minicomputers, mainframes, and massively parallel computers.
  • Visa Inc. (NYSE:V): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 3,103,639 shares with a market value of $261,512,629. This comprised 1.97% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 3,261,375 shares with a market value of $279,565,069. This comprised 2.35% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 157,736. About Company: Visa Inc. operates a retail electronic payments network and manages global financial services. The Company also offers global commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses and government entities.
  • Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 4,189,464 shares with a market value of $340,938,569. This comprised 2.57% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 3,762,742 shares with a market value of $273,287,941. This comprised 2.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -426,722. About Company: Exxon Mobil Corporation operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis. The Company’s operations include exploration and production of oil and gas, electric power generation, and coal and minerals operations. Exxon Mobil also manufactures and markets fuels, lubricants, and chemicals.
  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 651,425 shares with a market value of $218,663,838. This comprised 1.65% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 684,594 shares with a market value of $261,049,389. This comprised 2.19% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 33,169. 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.
  • Laboratory Corp. Of America Holdings (NYSE:LH): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 2,758,510 shares with a market value of $266,996,185. This comprised 2.01% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 2,903,030 shares with a market value of $229,484,530. This comprised 1.93% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 144,520. About Company: Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings is a clinical laboratory organization. The Company offers a wide range of clinical laboratory tests which are used by the medical profession in routine testing, patient diagnosis, and in the monitoring and treatment of disease. Laboratory Corporation operates a network of laboratories and service sites which serve clients across the United States.
  • Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 2,320,456 shares with a market value of $251,514,224. This comprised 1.9% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 2,380,388 shares with a market value of $222,518,678. This comprised 1.87% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 59,932. 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.
  • Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 3,360,343 shares with a market value of $176,821,245. This comprised 1.33% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 3,734,160 shares with a market value of $190,964,940. This comprised 1.6% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 373,817. About Company: Abbott Laboratories discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells a broad and diversified line of health care products and services. The Company’s products include pharmaceuticals, nutritional, diagnostics, and vascular products. Abbott markets its products worldwide through affiliates and distributors.
  • Unitedhealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 4,247,384 shares with a market value of $219,080,074. This comprised 1.65% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 4,031,180 shares with a market value of $185,918,017. This comprised 1.56% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -216,204. About Company: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated owns and manages organized health systems in the United States and internationally. The Company provides employers products and resources to plan and administer employee benefit programs. UnitedHealth also serves the health needs of older Americans, provides specialized care services, and provides health care information and research to providers and payers.

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

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