ExxonMobil and Chevron Top BlackRock Group Ltd’s Big Basic Materials Stock Holdings

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BlackRock Group Ltd’s top holdings in the Basic Materials sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 282 stocks in the Basic Materials sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $28.407 billion.

  • Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 36,875,101 shares with a market value of $3,000,895,618. This comprised 2.27% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 36,771,941 shares with a market value of $2,670,745,974. This comprised 2.46% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -103,160. 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.
  • Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 17,815,105 shares with a market value of $1,832,105,333. This comprised 1.39% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 17,762,676 shares with a market value of $1,644,646,106. This comprised 1.51% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -52,429. 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.
  • Vale S.a. (NYSE:VALE): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 80,087,415 shares with a market value of $2,558,792,970. This comprised 1.94% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 70,831,334 shares with a market value of $1,614,954,361. This comprised 1.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -9,256,081. About Company: Vale SA produces and sells iron ore, pellets, manganese, alloys, gold, nickel, copper, kaolin, bauxite, alumina, aluminum, and potash. The Company is based in Brazil, where it owns and operates railroads and maritime terminals.
  • Goldcorp Inc. (NYSE:GG): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 29,062,959 shares with a market value of $1,402,869,044. This comprised 1.06% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 29,317,586 shares with a market value of $1,338,054,607. This comprised 1.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 254,627. About Company: Goldcorp, Inc. is a North American gold producer. The Company has gold mining operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and Australia. Goldcorp owns the Red Lake mine in Ontario.
  • Kinross Gold Corporation (NYSE:KGC): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 83,924,350 shares with a market value of $1,326,004,746. This comprised 1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 84,689,177 shares with a market value of $1,251,706,013. This comprised 1.15% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 764,827. About Company: Kinross Gold Corporation is involved in the exploration, development, and production of gold in countries located around the world. The Company currently has operations in the United States, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador and Russia.
  • Compania De Minas Buenaventura Sa (NYSE:BVN): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 29,986,310 shares with a market value of $1,138,880,040. This comprised 0.86% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 28,931,167 shares with a market value of $1,091,862,291. This comprised 1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,055,143. About Company: Cia de Minas Buenaventura S.A. explores for, mines, and processes gold, silver, zinc, and other metals. The Company operates mines in Peru, a lime plant, an electric power transmission company, and an engineering services company. Buenaventura also markets metal concentrates to smelters internationally.
  • Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE:NEM): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 16,247,795 shares with a market value of $876,893,516. This comprised 0.66% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 16,133,893 shares with a market value of $1,015,628,577. This comprised 0.93% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -113,902. About Company: Newmont Mining Corporation acquires, explores, and develops mineral properties. The Company produces gold from operations in the United States, Australia, Peru, Indonesia, Ghana, Canada, New Zealand and Mexico. Newmont also mines and processes copper in Indonesia.
  • Freeport-mcmoran Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 30,293,071 shares with a market value of $1,602,503,502. This comprised 1.21% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 29,583,076 shares with a market value of $900,804,687. This comprised 0.83% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -709,995. 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.
  • Conocophillips (NYSE:COP): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 13,244,664 shares with a market value of $995,866,318. This comprised 0.75% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 13,082,138 shares with a market value of $828,360,974. This comprised 0.76% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -162,526. 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.
  • Teck Resources Limited (NYSE:TCK): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 30,082,541 shares with a market value of $1,526,388,181. This comprised 1.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 27,271,841 shares with a market value of $796,065,053. This comprised 0.73% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,810,700. About Company: Teck Resources Ltd. is an integrated natural resource group with activities in mining, smelting, and refining. The Company mines zinc, copper, molybdenum, gold, and metallurgical coal in the United States, Canada, Peru, and Chile. Teck also produces refined metals, specialized metal products, and other products.

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

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