GE and 3M Lead BMO Financial’s Biggest Conglomerates Equity Investments

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BMO Financial’s top holdings in the Conglomerates sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 7 stocks in the Conglomerates sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $415.009 million.

General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE): On 06/30/2011, BMO Financial reported holding 14,844,592 shares with a market value of $279,969,014. This comprised 0.52% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BMO Financial reported holding 17,114,431 shares with a market value of $260,481,644. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,269,839. About Company: General Electric Company is a diversified technology, media and financial services company. The Company offers products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, and water processing technology to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. General Electric conducts operations globally.

3m Co. (NYSE:MMM): On 06/30/2011, BMO Financial reported holding 1,094,700 shares with a market value of $103,832,293. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BMO Financial reported holding 872,296 shares with a market value of $62,622,131. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -222,404. About Company: 3M Co. conducts operations in electronics, telecommunications, industrial, consumer and office, health care, safety, and other markets. The Company’s businesses share technologies, manufacturing operations, brands, marketing channels, and other resources. 3M serves customers in countries located around the world.

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX): On 06/30/2011, BMO Financial reported holding 735,440 shares with a market value of $65,093,796. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BMO Financial reported holding 819,261 shares with a market value of $57,643,204. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 83,821. About Company: United Technologies Corporation provides technology products and support services to customers in the aerospace and building industries worldwide. The Company’s products include aircraft engines, elevators and escalators, heating and air conditioning equipment, helicopters, aerospace systems, fuel cell systems, and fire and safety equipment.

Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR): On 06/30/2011, BMO Financial reported holding 1,156,900 shares with a market value of $61,304,133. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BMO Financial reported holding 442,111 shares with a market value of $18,542,135. This comprised 0.04% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -714,789. About Company: Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional instrumentation, medical technologies, industrial technologies, and tools and components.

Ppg Industries Inc. (NYSE:PPG): On 06/30/2011, BMO Financial reported holding 53,506 shares with a market value of $4,857,810. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BMO Financial reported holding 97,135 shares with a market value of $6,863,559. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 43,629. About Company: PPG Industries, Inc. supplies products for the manufacturing, construction, automotive, chemical processing, and other industries worldwide. The Company makes protective and decorative coatings, flat glass, fabricated glass products, continuous-strand fiber glass products, and industrial and specialty chemicals.

Clorox Corporation (NYSE:CLX): On 06/30/2011, BMO Financial reported holding 45,173 shares with a market value of $3,046,467. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BMO Financial reported holding 87,107 shares with a market value of $5,777,807. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 41,934. About Company: The Clorox Company produces and markets non-durable consumer products sold primarily through grocery and other retail stores. The Company’s principal products include household cleaning and bleach products, charcoal, cat litter, automotive care products, dressings, and trash bags. Clorox markets its products in the United States and other countries around the world.

Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT): On 06/30/2011, BMO Financial reported holding 174,848 shares with a market value of $4,128,161. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BMO Financial reported holding 174,511 shares with a market value of $3,078,374. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -337. About Company: Textron Inc. is a global, multi-industry company with operations in aircraft, defense, industrial products, and finance. The Company’s products include airplanes, helicopters, weapons, and automotive products. Textron’s finance division offers asset based lending, aviation, distribution, golf, and resort finance, as well as structured capital.

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

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