Fund’s $3.37B Services Sector Portfolio Consists of These Stocks

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Parametric Portfolio Associates’ top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 626 stocks in the Services sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $3.377 billion.

  • Wal-mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 2,692,591 shares with a market value of $143,084,284. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 2,767,033 shares with a market value of $143,609,017. This comprised 0.69% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 74,442. 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.
  • Mcdonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 1,477,130 shares with a market value of $124,551,601. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 1,531,593 shares with a market value of $134,504,497. This comprised 0.65% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 54,463. 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.
  • Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 547,269 shares with a market value of $111,911,041. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 549,669 shares with a market value of $118,854,926. This comprised 0.57% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,400. About Company: Amazon.com, Inc. is an online retailer that offers a wide range of products. The Company’s products include books, music, videotapes, computers, electronics, home and garden, and numerous other products. Amazon offers personalized shopping services, Web-based credit card payment, and direct shipping to customers.
  • Cvs Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 2,295,423 shares with a market value of $86,262,001. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 2,501,709 shares with a market value of $84,032,406. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 206,286. 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.
  • Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 3,563,772 shares with a market value of $90,305,983. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 3,779,861 shares with a market value of $79,074,692. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 216,089. 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.
  • Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 2,468,744 shares with a market value of $96,379,768. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 2,433,670 shares with a market value of $73,399,487. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -35,074. 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.
  • Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ:COST): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 595,216 shares with a market value of $48,355,347. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 817,985 shares with a market value of $67,181,106. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 222,769. About Company: Costco Wholesale Corporation operates wholesale membership warehouses in multiple countries. The Company sells all kinds of food, automotive supplies, toys, hardware, sporting goods, jewelry, electronics, apparel, health and beauty aids, as well as other goods.
  • Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 1,090,617 shares with a market value of $51,160,843. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 1,342,968 shares with a market value of $65,859,152. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 252,351. 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.
  • The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE:HD): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 1,821,755 shares with a market value of $65,983,968. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 1,967,494 shares with a market value of $64,671,526. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 145,739. About Company: The Home Depot, Inc. is a home improvement retailer that sells building materials and home improvement products. The Company’s sell a wide assortment of building materials, home improvement and lawn and garden products and provide a number of services. Home Depot operates throughout the U.S. (including Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam), Canada, China, and Mexico.
  • Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 131,913 shares with a market value of $39,750,663. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 194,006 shares with a market value of $61,530,944. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 62,093. About Company: MasterCard, Inc. is a global payment solutions company that provides a variety of services in support of the credit, debit and related payment programs of financial institutions. The Company offers transaction processing services for credit and debit cards, electronic cash, automated teller machines, and travelers checks.

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

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