Hedge Fund’s $8.3 Billion Consumer Goods Stock Positions in Latest Quarter

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Geode Capital Management’s top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 291 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $8.306 billion.

  • Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG): On 06/30/2011, Geode Capital Management reported holding 17,721,720 shares with a market value of $1,126,569,735. This comprised 1.38% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Geode Capital Management reported holding 18,570,095 shares with a market value of $1,173,258,608. This comprised 1.59% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 848,375. 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.
  • The Coca-cola Company (NYSE:KO): On 06/30/2011, Geode Capital Management reported holding 14,329,662 shares with a market value of $964,242,969. This comprised 1.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Geode Capital Management reported holding 15,320,169 shares with a market value of $1,035,030,580. This comprised 1.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 990,507. 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.
  • Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM): On 06/30/2011, Geode Capital Management reported holding 11,289,940 shares with a market value of $753,829,256. This comprised 0.92% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Geode Capital Management reported holding 11,917,790 shares with a market value of $743,431,753. This comprised 1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 627,850. 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.
  • Pepsico Inc. (NYSE:PEP): On 06/30/2011, Geode Capital Management reported holding 10,018,198 shares with a market value of $705,581,688. This comprised 0.86% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Geode Capital Management reported holding 10,697,531 shares with a market value of $662,177,185. This comprised 0.89% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 679,333. 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.
  • Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT): On 06/30/2011, Geode Capital Management reported holding 11,005,965 shares with a market value of $387,740,142. This comprised 0.48% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Geode Capital Management reported holding 11,814,499 shares with a market value of $396,730,898. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 808,534. About Company: Kraft Foods Inc. is a food and beverage company. The Company manufactures and markets packaged food products, including snacks, beverages, cheese, convenient meals and various packaged grocery products. Kraft sells its products throughout the world.
  • Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO): On 06/30/2011, Geode Capital Management reported holding 13,246,809 shares with a market value of $349,848,224. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Geode Capital Management reported holding 13,947,551 shares with a market value of $373,933,835. This comprised 0.51% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 700,742. 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.
  • Colgate-palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL): On 06/30/2011, Geode Capital Management reported holding 3,101,303 shares with a market value of $271,084,907. This comprised 0.33% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Geode Capital Management reported holding 3,291,998 shares with a market value of $291,934,384. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 190,695. About Company: Colgate-Palmolive Company is a consumer products company that markets its products throughout the world. The Company’s products include toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoos, deodorants, bar and liquid soaps, dishwashing liquid, and laundry products, as well as pet nutrition products for cats and dogs.
  • Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F): On 06/30/2011, Geode Capital Management reported holding 24,115,308 shares with a market value of $332,550,096. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Geode Capital Management reported holding 25,682,773 shares with a market value of $248,352,417. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,567,465. About Company: Ford Motor Company designs, manufactures, and services cars and trucks. The Company also provides vehicle-related financing, leasing, and insurance through its subsidiary.
  • Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE): On 06/30/2011, Geode Capital Management reported holding 2,332,897 shares with a market value of $209,914,080. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Geode Capital Management reported holding 2,582,049 shares with a market value of $220,791,016. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 249,152. 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.
  • Kimberly-clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB): On 06/30/2011, Geode Capital Management reported holding 2,152,828 shares with a market value of $143,292,226. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Geode Capital Management reported holding 2,294,388 shares with a market value of $162,924,497. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 141,560. About Company: Kimberly-Clark Corporation is a global health and hygiene company that manufactures and provides consumer products. The Company’s products include diapers, tissues, paper towels, incontinence care products, surgical gowns, and disposable face masks. Kimberly-Clark’s products are sold in countries around the world.

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

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