Harvard Management’s Top Q3 Consumer Goods Share Holdings: FMX, KOF, ABV, BRFS, FBR

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Harvard Management Co.’s top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 6 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $8.546 million.

  • Fomento Econ (NYSE:FMX): On 06/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 91,469 shares with a market value of $6,081,774. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 80,300 shares with a market value of $5,205,046. This comprised 0.57% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -11,169. About Company: Fomento Economico Mexicano, S.A.B. de C.V. (FEMSA) is an integrated beverage company. The Company through its subsidiaries produces, distributes and markets large-scale soft drinks, beer and convenience stores throughout Latin America, the United States and Mexico.
  • Coca-cola Femsa S.a.b De C.v. (NYSE:KOF): On 06/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 16,200 shares with a market value of $1,506,762. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 16,200 shares with a market value of $1,437,426. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Coca-Cola Femsa, S.A.B. de C.V. (Femsa) bottles beverages. The Company bottles and distributes branded beverages in Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, and Argentina. In some countries Femsa also markets water, beer, and other products.
  • Companhia De Bebidas Das Americas (ambev) (NYSE:ABV): On 06/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 15,000 shares with a market value of $505,950. This comprised 0.04% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 35,000 shares with a market value of $1,072,750. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 20,000. About Company: Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (AmBev) produces beer, soft drinks, teas, mineral water, and sports drinks. The Company’s main brands are Antarctica, Brahma, and Skol. AmBev is the sole distributor of Pepsi products in Brazil.
  • Brf – Brasil Foods S.a. (NYSE:BRFS): On 06/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 20,000 shares with a market value of $346,600. This comprised 0.03% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 30,000 shares with a market value of $525,900. This comprised 0.06% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 10,000. About Company: BRF-Brasil Foods SA is a food processor in Latin America. The Company raises chickens to produce poultry products. Brasil Foods also processes frozen pastas, soybeans and their derivatives, and distributes frozen vegetables. The Company’s core business is chilled and frozen food. The Company has offices in the Middle East, Asia, and Europe.
  • Tata Motors Ltd. (NYSE:TTM): On 06/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 80,269 shares with a market value of $1,806,855. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 10,000 shares with a market value of $153,800. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -70,269. About Company: Tata Motors Limited manufactures cars and commercial automotive vehicles in India. The Company designs, manufactures and sells heavy commercial, medium commercial and small commercial vehicles including trucks, tankers, vans, buses, ambulances and minibuses. Tata also manufactures small cars and sports utility vehicles.
  • Fibria Celulose Sa (NYSE:FBR): On 06/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 20,000 shares with a market value of $263,800. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Harvard Management Co. reported holding 20,000 shares with a market value of $151,400. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Fibria Celulose S.A. produces and exports wood-free printing, writing, and specialty papers. The Company also manufactures eucalyptus pulp, which it sells and uses in the production of specialty papers. Fibria operates integrated pulp and paper mills and exclusive paper mills in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

(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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