Larry Fink’s Investment Company is Holding These Financial Stocks as of Q3

Following is information about BlackRock Advisors LLC’s top holdings in the Financial sector for the period ending September 30th, 2011:

  • JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 22,072,473 shares with a market value of $903,647,014. This comprised 0.93% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 26,873,530 shares with a market value of $809,430,746. This comprised 0.98% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,801,057. About the company: JPMorgan Chase & Co. provides global financial services and retail banking. The Company provides services such as investment banking, treasury and securities services, asset management, private banking, card member services, commercial banking, and home finance. JP Morgan Chase serves business enterprises, institutions, and individuals.
  • General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 56,414,543 shares with a market value of $1,063,978,315. This comprised 1.10% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 51,680,278 shares with a market value of $786,573,845. This comprised 0.96% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -4,734,265. About the company: General Electric Company is a diversified technology, media and financial services company. The Company offers products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, and water processing technology to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. General Electric conducts operations globally.
  • SPDR Gold Shares (NYSEARCA:GLD): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 6,565,564 shares with a market value of $958,572,344. This comprised 0.99% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 4,659,767 shares with a market value of $736,522,761. This comprised 0.89% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,905,797. About the company: SPDR Gold Trust is an investment fund incorporated in the USA. The investment objective of the Trust is for the Shares to reflect the performance of the price of gold bullion, less the Trust’s expenses. The Trust holds gold and is expected from time to time to issue Baskets in exchange for deposits of gold and to distribute gold in connection with redemptions of Baskets.
  • Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 26,025,695 shares with a market value of $730,280,988. This comprised 0.75% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 29,574,525 shares with a market value of $713,337,568. This comprised 0.87% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,548,830. About the company: Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, leasing, credit cards, and consumer finance. The Company operates through physical stores, the Internet and other distribution channels across North America and elsewhere internationally.
  • The Travelers Companies (NYSE:TRV): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 8,501,545 shares with a market value of $496,320,206. This comprised 0.51% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 8,836,649 shares with a market value of $430,609,902. This comprised 0.52% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 335,104. About the company: The Travelers Companies, Inc. provides commercial property casualty insurance and asset management services to businesses, government units, associations and individuals. The Company underwrites homeowners and auto insurance through independent agents.
  • US Bancorp (NYSE:USB): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 14,054,212 shares with a market value of $358,522,951. This comprised 0.37% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 16,884,108 shares with a market value of $397,451,918. This comprised 0.48% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,829,896. About the company: U.S. Bancorp is a diversified financial services company that provides lending and depository services, cash management, foreign exchange and trust and investment management services. The Company also provides credit card services, mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage, and leasing. U.S Bancorp operates in the Midwest and Western United States.
  • Aetna, Inc. (NYSE:AET): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 9,014,405 shares with a market value of $397,445,118. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 10,551,033 shares with a market value of $383,424,541. This comprised 0.47% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,536,628. About the company: Aetna Inc. is a diversified health care benefits company that provides healthcare and related benefits, serving health care members, dental members, and group insurance customers. The Company offers medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities and health care management services for Medicaid plans.
  • Ace, Limited (NYSE:ACE): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 4,236,925 shares with a market value of $278,874,402. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 6,223,859 shares with a market value of $377,165,846. This comprised 0.46% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,986,934. About the company: ACE Limited is the holding company for the ACE Group of Companies, a property and casualty insurance business. The Group provides a diversified range of products and services to clients through operations in countries around the world. ACE provides specialty insurance and reinsurance products.
  • Citigroup, Inc. (NYSE:C): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 10,406,078 shares with a market value of $433,309,082. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 13,710,533 shares with a market value of $351,263,867. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,304,455. About the company: Citigroup Inc. is a diversified financial services holding company that provides a broad range of financial services to consumer and corporate customers around the world. The Company’s services include investment banking, retail brokerage, corporate banking, and cash management products and services.
  • UnitedHealth Group, Inc. (NYSE:UNH): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 7,510,777 shares with a market value of $387,405,891. This comprised 0.40% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 6,745,496 shares with a market value of $311,102,268. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -765,281. About the company: UnitedHealth Group Incorporated owns and manages organized health systems in the United States and internationally. The Company provides employers products and resources to plan and administer employee benefit programs. UnitedHealth also serves the health needs of older Americans, provides specialized care services, and provides health care information and research to providers and payers.
  • Wellpoint, Inc. (NYSE:WLP): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 4,520,348 shares with a market value of $356,067,797. This comprised 0.37% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 4,533,960 shares with a market value of $295,976,903. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 13,612. About the company: WellPoint Inc. is a health benefits company. The Company provides health benefits, dental and vision benefits, pharmacy benefits, life insurance, and life and disability insurance benefits. WellPoint operations include Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans.
  • ETFS Physical Swiss Gold Shares (NYSE:SGOL): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 1,631,440 shares with a market value of $242,937,736. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 1,624,057 shares with a market value of $261,570,616. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -7,383. About the company: ETFS Gold Trust is an exchange traded fund incorporated in the USA. The trust issues ETFS Physical Swiss Gold Shares to track the performance of the gold bullion spot price, less the expenses of the Trust’s operations. The shares are backed by the physical gold held in Zurich, Switzerland vault. The security only holds LBMA Good Delivery bars.
  • iShares Comex Gold Trust (NYSE:IAU): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 14,385,144 shares with a market value of $210,598,513. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 15,053,307 shares with a market value of $238,293,849. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 668,163. About the company: iShares Gold Trust is an investment fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund issues shares representing fractional undivided beneficial interests in its net assets. The assets of the Trust will consist primarily of gold held by the custodian on behalf of the Trust.
  • The Chubb Corporation (NYSE:CB): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 3,546,197 shares with a market value of $222,027,396. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 3,852,546 shares with a market value of $231,114,241. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 306,349. About the company: The Chubb Corporation, a holding company, offers property and casualty insurance, which includes personal, standard commercial and specialty commercial insurance. The Company provides insurance coverage principally in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and parts of Latin America and Asia.
  • Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 37,606,526 shares with a market value of $412,167,526. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 34,509,129 shares with a market value of $211,195,866. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -3,097,397. About the company: Bank of America Corporation accepts deposits and offers banking, investing, asset management, and other financial and risk-management products and services. The Company has a mortgage lending subsidiary, and an investment banking and securities brokerage subsidiary.
  • Energy Select SPDR ETF (NYSE:XLE): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 4,734,321 shares with a market value of $356,731,080. This comprised 0.37% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 3,476,206 shares with a market value of $203,392,807. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,258,115. About the company: Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is to provide investment results that correspond to the performance of The Energy Select Sector Index. The Index includes companies that develop & produce crude oil & natural gas, provide drilling and other energy related services.
  • The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:BK): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 8,656,397 shares with a market value of $221,776,898. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 10,472,122 shares with a market value of $202,845,012. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,815,725. About the company: Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BNY Mellon) is a global financial services company. The Company provides financial services for institutions, corporations and high-net-worth individuals, providing asset management and wealth management, asset servicing, issuer services, clearing services and treasury services.

(Note: Data about the fund’s holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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