Goldman Sachs: Apple Inc. Among Favorite Tech Stock Holdings

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about Goldman Sachs Group’s top holdings in the Tech sector.

  • Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 3/31/11 Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reported holding 5,759,872 shares with a market value of $2,007,373,047. This comprised 1.36% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. held 6,085,273 shares with a market value of $2,042,643,670. This comprised 1.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 325,401. About the 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.
  • Google, Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG): On 3/31/11 Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reported holding 2,678,256 shares with a market value of $1,571,493,517. This comprised 1.06% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. held 2,879,736 shares with a market value of $1,458,240,730. This comprised 0.96% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 201,480. About the company: Google Inc. is a global technology company that provides a web based search engine through its website. The Company offers a wide range of search options, including web, image, groups, directory, and news searches.
  • Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 3/31/11 Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reported holding 81,111,285 shares with a market value of $2,059,415,477. This comprised 1.39% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. held 55,670,385 shares with a market value of $1,447,430,010. This comprised 0.95% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -25,440,900. About the 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.
  • Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM): On 3/31/11 Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reported holding 24,706,365 shares with a market value of $1,354,650,038. This comprised 0.92% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. held 23,537,627 shares with a market value of $1,336,701,859. This comprised 0.88% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,168,738. About the company: QUALCOMM, Inc. develops and manufactures digital wireless communications equipment. The Company licenses its Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) intellectual property to other companies, and produces CDMA-based integrated circuits; equipment and software used to track workers and assets; software for wireless content enablement; and offers services to deliver multimedia content.
  • Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL): On 3/31/11 Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reported holding 39,048,869 shares with a market value of $1,305,403,703. This comprised 0.88% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. held 35,447,604 shares with a market value of $1,166,580,642. This comprised 0.77% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -3,601,265. About the 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.
  • Xilinx Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX): On 3/31/11 Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reported holding 24,588,219 shares with a market value of $806,493,564. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. held 28,596,236 shares with a market value of $1,042,904,762. This comprised 0.69% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,008,017. About the company: Xilinx, Inc. designs, develops, and markets complete programmable logic solutions. The Company’s solutions include advanced integrated circuits, software design tools, predefined system functions delivered as cores of logic, and field engineering support. Xilinx sells its products through several channels of distribution to customers in the United States and overseas.
  • Netapp, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP): On 3/31/11 Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reported holding 12,512,519 shares with a market value of $602,477,809. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. held 11,711,488 shares with a market value of $618,132,322. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -801,031. About the company: NetApp, Inc. provides storage and data management solutions. The Company’s storage solutions include specialized hardware, software, and services that provide storage management for open network environments. NetApp serves enterprises, government agencies, and universities worldwide.
  • Emerson Electric, Co. (NYSE:EMR): On 3/31/11 Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reported holding 4,273,854 shares with a market value of $249,721,291. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. held 9,198,295 shares with a market value of $517,404,094. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,924,441. About the company: Emerson Electric Co. manufactures and markets electrical, electromechanical, and electronic products and systems. The Company produces a variety of products, including process control, industrial automation, electronics, appliance components, and electric motors. Emerson sells its products around the world.
  • EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC): On 3/31/11 Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reported holding 20,095,739 shares with a market value of $533,742,817. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. held 18,715,839 shares with a market value of $515,621,350. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,379,900. About the company: EMC Corporation provides enterprise storage systems, software, networks, and services. The Company’s products store, retrieve, manage, protect, and share information from all major computing environments and mainframe platforms. EMC operates offices around the world.
  • Equinix, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQIX): On 3/31/11 Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reported holding 5,409,268 shares with a market value of $492,784,307. This comprised 0.33% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. held 5,039,576 shares with a market value of $509,097,951. This comprised 0.33% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -369,692. About the company: Equinix, Inc. provides core Internet exchange services to networks, Internet infrastructure companies, enterprises, and content providers. The Company operates Internet Business Exchange centers in several countries, where customers can interconnect with the providers that serve Internet networks and users for their peering, transit, and traffic exchange requirements.

(Note: Data on Goldman Sachs Group’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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