HJ Heinz: Major Institutional Support in Quarterly Release

Insiders are generally long-term investors due to restriction in making short-term profits. In contrast, wealth management institutions always have short-term investment. Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding the insiders and institutions which recently increased stock shares of HJ Heinz Co. (NYSE:HNZ).

SEC data indicate that these institutions significantly increased their stock shares of HJ Heinz Co. in Q3 2011:

VAUGHAN NELSON INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT, L.P.: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 439,500 shares, worth $22,185,960.

COMMERZBANK AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT /FI: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 254,309 shares, worth $12,837,518.

PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION OF COLORADO: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 234,391 shares, worth $11,832,058.

TEXAS PERMANENT SCHOOL FUND: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 204,113 shares, worth $10,303,624.

CSAT INVESTMENT ADVISORY, L.P.: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 129,419 shares, worth $6,533,071.

About the company: H.J. Heinz Company manufactures and markets processed food products throughout the world. The Company’s principal products include ketchup, condiments and sauces, frozen food, soups, beans and pasta meals, infant nutrition and other processed food products.

Competitors to Watch: Ralcorp Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:RAH), Smart Balance, Inc. (NASDAQ:SMBL), TreeHouse Foods Inc. (NYSE:THS), The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAIN), Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB), ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE:CAG), Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT), General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS), Unilever plc (NYSE:UL), Kellogg (NYSE:K) and Unilever N.V. (NYSE:UN).

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

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