Exxon, ConocoPhillips and Apache Among Eaton Vance’s Favorite Energy Stocks in Q3

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Eaton Vance Management’s top holdings in the Basic Materials sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 107 stocks in the Basic Materials sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $5.967 billion.

  • Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM): On 06/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 13,381,273 shares with a market value of $1,088,967,960. This comprised 2.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 13,661,279 shares with a market value of $992,218,656. This comprised 2.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 280,006. 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.
  • ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP): On 06/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 12,770,033 shares with a market value of $960,178,812. This comprised 1.9% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 11,998,195 shares with a market value of $759,725,704. This comprised 1.76% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -771,838. 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.
  • Apache Corp. (NYSE:APA): On 06/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 8,614,718 shares with a market value of $1,062,970,049. This comprised 2.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 7,167,181 shares with a market value of $575,094,588. This comprised 1.33% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,447,537. About Company: Apache Corporation is an independent energy company. The Company explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. The Company has operations in North America, onshore Egypt, offshore Western Australia, offshore the United Kingdom in the North Sea (North Sea), and onshore Argentina, as well as on the Chilean side of the island of Tierra del Fuego.
  • Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY): On 06/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 8,053,663 shares with a market value of $837,903,106. This comprised 1.66% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 7,451,661 shares with a market value of $532,793,762. This comprised 1.24% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -602,002. About Company: Occidental Petroleum Corporation explores for, develops, produces, and markets crude oil and natural gas. The Company also manufactures and markets a variety of basic chemicals, vinyls and performance chemicals. Occidental also gathers, treats, processes, transports, stores, trades and markets crude oil, natural gas, NGLs, condensate and carbon dioxide (CO2) and generates and markets power.
  • Bhp Billiton Ltd. (NYSE:BHP): On 06/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 7,194,380 shares with a market value of $680,804,160. This comprised 1.35% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 6,215,522 shares with a market value of $412,959,297. This comprised 0.96% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -978,858. About Company: BHP Billiton Limited is an international resources company. The Company’s principal business lines are mineral exploration and production, including coal, iron ore, gold, titanium, ferroalloys, nickel and copper concentrate, as well as petroleum exploration, production, and refining.
  • Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES): On 06/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 8,219,036 shares with a market value of $614,455,149. This comprised 1.22% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 6,038,609 shares with a market value of $316,785,423. This comprised 0.73% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,180,427. About Company: Hess Corporation is a global integrated energy company. The Company explores for, produces, markets, and refines crude oil and natural gas. The Company operates in countries that include Algeria, Australia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Denmark, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Indonesia, Libya, Malaysia, Norway, Peru, Russia, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the United States.
  • Freeport-mcmoran Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX): On 06/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 10,158,889 shares with a market value of $537,405,244. This comprised 1.06% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 9,554,159 shares with a market value of $290,924,149. This comprised 0.67% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -604,730. About Company: Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., through its subsidiary, is a copper, gold and molybdenum mining company. The Company primarily mines for copper and owns mining interests in Chile and Indonesia. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold also, through a subsidiary, is involved in smelting and refining of copper concentrates.
  • Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE:BTU): On 06/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 9,543,082 shares with a market value of $562,182,959. This comprised 1.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 8,369,991 shares with a market value of $283,575,304. This comprised 0.66% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,173,091. About Company: Peabody Energy Corporation mines and markets predominantly low sulfur coal, primarily for use by electric utilities. The Company also trades coal and emission allowances. Peabody owns and operates mines in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming, Illinois, Indiana, and Australia. The Company also a minority interest in a Venezuelan mine through a joint venture.
  • Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX): On 06/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 2,753,238 shares with a market value of $283,142,986. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 2,327,601 shares with a market value of $215,512,568. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -425,637. 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.
  • Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB): On 06/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 3,209,291 shares with a market value of $277,282,747. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Eaton Vance Management reported holding 3,468,126 shares with a market value of $207,151,164. This comprised 0.48% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 258,835. About Company: Schlumberger Limited is an oil services company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides a wide range of services, including technology, project management and information solutions to the international petroleum industry as well as advanced acquisition and data processing surveys.

(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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