Huge Pension Fund Ups Q3 Stake in Caterpillar, Boeing and Honeywell

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding California State Teachers Retirement System’s top holdings in the Industrial Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 223 stocks in the Industrial Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $1.141 billion.

  • Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 1,117,500 shares with a market value of $118,969,049. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 1,126,500 shares with a market value of $83,180,756. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 9,000. About Company: Caterpillar Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets construction, mining, agricultural, and forestry machinery. The Company also manufactures engines and other related parts for its equipment, and offers financing and insurance. Caterpillar distributes its products through a worldwide organization of dealers.
  • Boeing Co. (NYSE:BA): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 1,278,710 shares with a market value of $94,535,031. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 1,285,710 shares with a market value of $77,798,310. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 7,000. About Company: The Boeing Company, together with its subsidiaries, develops, produces, and markets commercial jet aircraft, as well as provides related support services to the commercial airline industry worldwide. The Company also researches, develops, produces, modifies, and supports information, space, and defense systems, including military aircraft, helicopters and space and missile systems.
  • Honeywell International Inc. (NYSE:HON): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 1,364,124 shares with a market value of $81,288,149. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 1,375,274 shares with a market value of $60,388,281. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 11,150. About Company: Honeywell International Inc. is a diversified technology and manufacturing company with operations around the world. The Company provides aerospace products and services, control technologies, automotive products, and power generation systems. Honeywell also provides specialty chemicals, fibers, plastics, and electronic and advanced materials.
  • Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 1,304,716 shares with a market value of $73,390,275. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 1,313,516 shares with a market value of $54,261,348. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 8,800. About Company: Emerson Electric Co. manufactures and markets electrical, electromechanical, and electronic products and systems. The Company produces a variety of products, including process control, industrial automation, electronics, appliance components, and electric motors. Emerson sells its products around the world.
  • Deere & Company (NYSE:DE): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 728,766 shares with a market value of $60,086,754. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 733,366 shares with a market value of $47,353,442. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,600. About Company: Deere & Company manufactures and distributes a range of agricultural, construction and forestry, and commercial and consumer equipment. The Company supplies replacement parts for its own products and for those of other manufacturers. Deere also provides product and parts financing services.
  • Precision Castparts Corp. (NYSE:PCP): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 248,825 shares with a market value of $40,969,035. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 250,575 shares with a market value of $38,954,391. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,750. About Company: Precision Castparts Corp. is a worldwide manufacturer of complex metal components and products. The Company manufactures large, complex structural investment castings and airfoil castings used in jet aircraft engines. Precision has also expanded into the industrial gas turbine, industrial metal working tools and machines, and other metal products markets.
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 495,298 shares with a market value of $40,104,280. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 498,348 shares with a market value of $36,199,998. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,050. About Company: Lockheed Martin Corporation is a global security company that primarily researches, designs, develops, manufactures, and integrates advanced technology products and services. The Company’s businesses span space, telecommunications, electronics, information and services, aeronautics, energy, and systems integration. Lockheed Martin operates worldwide.
  • Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE:TYC): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 791,101 shares with a market value of $39,104,123. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 795,951 shares with a market value of $32,435,003. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,850. About Company: Tyco International Ltd. provides security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products.
  • Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 772,340 shares with a market value of $43,629,488. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 777,890 shares with a market value of $32,360,223. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 5,550. About Company: Illinois Tool Works Inc. designs and manufactures fasteners and components, equipment and consumable systems, and a variety of specialty products and equipment. The Company’s products include industrial fluids and adhesives, tooling for specialty applications, welding products, and quality measurement equipment and systems. Illinois Tool Works operates worldwide.
  • General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE:GD): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 560,482 shares with a market value of $41,767,117. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 563,032 shares with a market value of $32,030,890. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,550. About Company: General Dynamics Corporation is a diversified defense company. The Company offers a broad portfolio of products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; shipbuilding design and construction; and information systems, technologies and services.

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

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