Huge Pension Fund’s $6.58 Billion Third Quarter Stock Holdings

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky’s top holdings for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 1699 stocks at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $6.589 billion.

  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 405,240 shares with a market value of $154,526,120. This comprised 2.34% of the total portfolio. bout Company: Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers and related personal computing and mobile communication devices along with a variety of related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. The Company sells its products worldwide through its online stores, its retail stores, its direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, and resellers.
  • Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 1,691,627 shares with a market value of $122,862,864. This comprised 1.86% of the total portfolio. About Company: Exxon Mobil Corporation operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis. The Company’s operations include exploration and production of oil and gas, electric power generation, and coal and minerals operations. Exxon Mobil also manufactures and markets fuels, lubricants, and chemicals.
  • Pepsico Inc. (NYSE:PEP): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 1,551,539 shares with a market value of $96,040,266. This comprised 1.46% of the total portfolio.  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.
  • Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 1,914,856 shares with a market value of $93,119,449. This comprised 1.41% of the total portfolio. About Company: QUALCOMM, Inc. develops and manufactures digital wireless communications equipment. The Company licenses its Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) intellectual property to other companies, and produces CDMA-based integrated circuits; equipment and software used to track workers and assets; software for wireless content enablement; and offers services to deliver multimedia content.
  • International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM):On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 464,400 shares with a market value of $81,209,626. This comprised 1.23% of the total portfolio. About Company: International Business Machines Corporation provides computer solutions through the use of advanced information technology. The Company’s solutions include technologies, systems, products, services, software, and financing. IBM offers its products through its global sales and distribution organization, as well as through a variety of third party distributors and resellers.
  • Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 820,667 shares with a market value of $75,985,555. This comprised 1.15% of the total portfolio. About Company: Chevron Corporation is an integrated energy company with operations in countries located around the world. The Company produces and transports crude oil and natural gas. Chevron also refines, markets, and distributes fuels as well as is involved in chemical operations, mining operations, power generation and energy services.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 2,976,781 shares with a market value of $74,092,077. This comprised 1.12% of the total portfolio. About Company: Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses, sells, and supports software products. The Company offers operating system software, server application software, business and consumer applications software, software development tools, and Internet and intranet software. Microsoft also develops video game consoles and digital music entertainment devices.
  • Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 1,185,160 shares with a market value of $73,930,282. This comprised 1.12% of the total portfolio.  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.
  • Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 2,231,122 shares with a market value of $64,122,446. This comprised 0.97% of the total portfolio. About Company: Oracle Corporation supplies software for enterprise information management. The Company offers databases and relational servers, application development and decision support tools, and enterprise business applications. Oracle’s software runs on network computers, personal digital assistants, set-top devices, PCs, workstations, minicomputers, mainframes, and massively parallel computers.
  • Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ): On 06/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 950,854 shares with a market value of $60,559,890. This comprised 0.92% of the total portfolio. About Company: Johnson & Johnson manufactures health care products and provides related services for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets. The Company sells products such as skin and hair care products, acetaminophen products, pharmaceuticals, diagnostic equipment, and surgical equipment in countries located around the world.

(Note: Data regarding Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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