Huge Hedge Fund’s Q3 Stock Activity in These Consumer Goods Stocks

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding GMO Co’s top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 72 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $5.447 billion.

  • The Coca-cola Company (NYSE:KO): On 06/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 17,493,206 shares with a market value of $1,177,117,848. This comprised 4.04% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 18,544,142 shares with a market value of $1,252,842,188. This comprised 4.38% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,050,936. 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, GMO Co reported holding 17,657,899 shares with a market value of $1,179,017,857. This comprised 4.05% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 18,727,647 shares with a market value of $1,168,230,640. This comprised 4.08% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,069,748. 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.
  • Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG): On 06/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 12,649,479 shares with a market value of $804,127,376. This comprised 2.76% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 11,887,192 shares with a market value of $751,032,794. This comprised 2.62% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -762,287. 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.
  • Pepsico Inc. (NYSE:PEP): On 06/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 10,850,349 shares with a market value of $764,190,083. This comprised 2.62% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 11,443,259 shares with a market value of $708,337,750. This comprised 2.47% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 592,910. 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.
  • Colgate-palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL): On 06/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 3,394,663 shares with a market value of $296,727,505. This comprised 1.02% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 4,222,929 shares with a market value of $374,489,345. This comprised 1.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 828,266. 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.
  • Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE): On 06/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 3,294,102 shares with a market value of $296,403,309. This comprised 1.02% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 3,604,662 shares with a market value of $308,234,655. This comprised 1.08% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 310,560. 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.
  • Lorillard Inc. (NYSE:LO): On 06/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 836,862 shares with a market value of $91,109,168. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 1,235,513 shares with a market value of $136,771,285. This comprised 0.48% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 398,651. 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.
  • Hansen Natural Corporation (NASDAQ:HANS): On 06/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 934,055 shares with a market value of $75,611,749. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 1,556,255 shares with a market value of $135,845,500. This comprised 0.47% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 622,200. About Company: Hansen Natural Corporation markets and distributes fruit juices, fruit juice Smoothies, juice cocktails, iced teas, lemonades, energy drinks, and still water. The Company distributes its beverages under the Hansen’s Natural brand name in the United States and overseas.
  • Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO): On 06/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 8,344,773 shares with a market value of $220,385,454. This comprised 0.76% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 3,866,024 shares with a market value of $103,648,101. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -4,478,749. 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.
  • Kimberly-clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB): On 06/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 1,967,004 shares with a market value of $130,923,781. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, GMO Co reported holding 1,338,511 shares with a market value of $95,047,669. This comprised 0.33% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -628,493. 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 GMO Co’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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