Harvard Management’s Favorite Services Sector Stocks

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Harvard Management Co.’s top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 8 stocks in the Services sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $15.171 million.

  • Service Corp. International (NYSE:SCI): On 06/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 513,924 shares with a market value of $6,002,632. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 783,924 shares with a market value of $7,180,744. This comprised 0.78% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 270,000. About Company: Service Corporation International provides death care services worldwide. The Company operates funeral service locations, cemeteries, and crematoria. Service also sells prearranged funeral services in most of its service markets.
  • Grupo Televisa Sa (NYSE:TV): On 06/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 184,450 shares with a market value of $4,537,470. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 204,450 shares with a market value of $3,759,835. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 20,000. About Company: Grupo Televisa S.A. is the largest media company in the Spanish-speaking world, and a major player in the international entertainment business. It has interests in television production and broadcasting, programming, direct-to-home satellite services, publishing and publishing distribution, cable television, radio production, show business, feature film and internet portal.
  • Pharmerica Corporation (NYSE:PMC): On 06/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 250,000 shares with a market value of $3,567,500. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 250,000. About Company: PharMerica Corporation is a pharmaceutical services firm. The Company provides services to patients in hospitals and long term care settings.
  • Lan Airlines Sa Ads (NYSE:LFL): On 06/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 10,000 shares with a market value of $285,200. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 10,000 shares with a market value of $206,500. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Lan Airlines S.A. provides domestic and international passenger and cargo air services. The Company operates in Chile, the United States, the South Pacific, Europe, and Latin America.
  • Global Education & Technology Group Ltd – American Depositary Shares (NASDAQ:GEDU): On 06/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 39,640 shares with a market value of $187,497. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 39,640. About Company: Global Education & Technology Group Ltd. provides educational courses and related services in China with a focus on foreign language training and test preparation. The Company operates learning centers throughout China.
  • The9 Limited (NASDAQ:NCTY): On 06/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 33,200 shares with a market value of $120,516. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 33,200. About Company: The9 Limited is an online game operator and developer in China. The Company offers its self-developed online virtual community game and has exclusive licenses to localize and operate additional multiplayer online role playing games.
  • Cumulus Media Inc. (NASDAQ:CMLS): On 06/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 27,281 shares with a market value of $77,478. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 27,281. About Company: Cumulus Media Inc., a radio broadcasting company, acquires, operates, and develops radio stations in mid-size radio markets in the United States. The Company also provides sales and marketing services under local marketing agreements to various stations in the United States.
  • Airmedia Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AMCN): On 06/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 28,500 shares with a market value of $70,965. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 28,500. About Company: Airmedia Group, Inc. operates digital media advertising networks. The Company operates digital television screens displaying advertising in Chinese airports.

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

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