Goldman Sachs Reports Biggest Consumer Goods Stock Holdings: Pepsico, P&G, Nike, Philip Morris, Altria, Avon and Coca-Cola

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Goldman Sachs Group’s top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 501 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $10.349 billion.

  • Pepsico Inc. (NYSE:PEP): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 22,129,957 shares with a market value of $1,558,612,878. This comprised 1.03% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 16,881,815 shares with a market value of $1,044,984,374. This comprised 0.81% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -5,248,142. About Company: PepsiCo, Inc. operates worldwide beverage, snack and food businesses. The Company manufacture or uses contract manufacturers, market and sell a variety of grain-based snacks, carbonated and non-carbonated beverages and foods in countries throughout the world.
  • Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 12,479,833 shares with a market value of $793,342,980. This comprised 0.52% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 12,953,058 shares with a market value of $818,374,208. This comprised 0.64% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 473,225. About Company: The Procter & Gamble Company manufactures and markets consumer products in countries throughout the world. The Company provides products in the laundry and cleaning, paper, beauty care, food and beverage, and health care segments. Proctor & Gamble’s products are sold primarily through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, and neighborhood stores.
  • Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 7,570,739 shares with a market value of $681,215,121. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 6,717,644 shares with a market value of $574,425,753. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -853,095. About Company: NIKE, Inc. designs, develops, and markets athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessory products for men, women, and children. The Company sells its products worldwide to retail stores, through its own stores, subsidiaries, and distributors.
  • Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 5,101,033 shares with a market value of $340,595,956. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 8,831,294 shares with a market value of $550,896,129. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,730,261. About Company: Philip Morris International Inc., through its subsidiaries, affiliates and their licensees, produces, sells, distributes, and markets a wide range of branded cigarettes and tobacco products in markets outside of the United States of America. The Company’s portfolio comprises both international and local brands.
  • General Mills Inc. (NYSE:GIS): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 12,980,354 shares with a market value of $483,128,792. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 11,992,446 shares with a market value of $461,589,267. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -987,908. About Company: General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded and packaged consumer foods worldwide. The Company also supplies branded and unbranded food products to the foodservice and commercial baking industries.
  • Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 14,689,103 shares with a market value of $387,939,208. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 15,098,626 shares with a market value of $404,794,155. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 409,523. About Company: Altria Group, Inc. is a holding company. The Company, through subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products, including cigars and pipe tobacco. Altria holds an interest in a brewery company.
  • Phillips-van Heusen Corp. (NYSE:PVH): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 2,765,310 shares with a market value of $181,044,849. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 6,041,316 shares with a market value of $351,846,254. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,276,006. About Company: Phillips-Van Heusen Corporation designs, sources, manufactures, and markets men’s, women’s, and children’s apparel and footwear. The Company markets its products at a wholesale level through department store chains and directly to consumers through retail stores.
  • Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 17,238,429 shares with a market value of $482,676,012. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 17,443,965 shares with a market value of $341,901,721. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 205,536. About Company: Avon Products, Inc. manufactures and direct sells beauty and related products. The Company markets its products to consumers worldwide through independent sales representatives. Avon’s product line includes beauty, fashion and home.
  • Lorillard Inc. (NYSE:LO): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 4,275,402 shares with a market value of $465,463,027. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 2,998,319 shares with a market value of $331,913,904. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,277,083. About Company: Lorillard, Inc. manufactures and sells cigarettes. The Company produces cigarettes for both the premium and discount segments of the domestic cigarette market for sale to distributors and retailers in the United States.
  • The Coca-cola Company (NYSE:KO): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 5,380,807 shares with a market value of $362,074,508. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 4,583,667 shares with a market value of $309,672,531. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -797,140. About Company: The Coca-Cola Company manufactures, markets, and distributes soft drink concentrates and syrups. The Company also distributes and markets juice and juice-drink products. Coca-Cola distributes its products to retailers and wholesalers in the United States and internationally.

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

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