Major Pension Fund’s Biggest Technology Stock Selections: AAPL, IBM, MSFT, T, ORCL, VZ, INTC, CSCO

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding California Public Employees Retirement System’s top holdings in the Technology sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 702 stocks in the Technology sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $7.491 billion.

  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 06/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 2,315,554 shares with a market value of $777,262,042. This comprised 1.81% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 2,404,684 shares with a market value of $916,954,120. This comprised 2.42% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 89,130. About 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.
  • International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM): On 06/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 3,261,045 shares with a market value of $559,432,280. This comprised 1.31% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 3,400,765 shares with a market value of $594,691,759. This comprised 1.57% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 139,720. 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.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 06/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 22,524,174 shares with a market value of $585,628,524. This comprised 1.37% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 22,798,744 shares with a market value of $567,460,724. This comprised 1.5% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 274,570. 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.
  • At&t Inc. (NYSE:T): On 06/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 16,778,777 shares with a market value of $527,021,383. This comprised 1.23% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 17,836,317 shares with a market value of $508,691,769. This comprised 1.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,057,540. About Company: AT&T Inc. is a communications holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides local and long-distance phone service, wireless and data communications, Internet access and messaging, IP-based and satellite television, security services, telecommunications equipment, and directory advertising and publishing.
  • Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL): On 06/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 12,407,523 shares with a market value of $408,331,580. This comprised 0.95% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 13,011,303 shares with a market value of $373,944,845. This comprised 0.99% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 603,780. 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.
  • Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ): On 06/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 8,302,343 shares with a market value of $309,096,226. This comprised 0.72% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 8,755,523 shares with a market value of $322,203,240. This comprised 0.85% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 453,180. About Company: Verizon Communications Inc. is an integrated telecommunications company that provides wire line voice and data services, wireless services, Internet services, and published directory information. The Company also provides network services for the federal government including business phone lines, data services, telecommunications equipment and payphones.
  • Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG): On 06/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 601,544 shares with a market value of $304,609,854. This comprised 0.71% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 624,589 shares with a market value of $321,688,305. This comprised 0.85% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 23,045. About Company: Google Inc. is a global technology company that provides a web based search engine through its website. The Company offers a wide range of search options, including web, image, groups, directory, and news searches.
  • Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): On 06/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 14,011,285 shares with a market value of $310,490,073. This comprised 0.72% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 14,596,395 shares with a market value of $311,487,072. This comprised 0.82% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 585,110. About Company: Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The Company’s major products include microprocessors, chipsets, embedded processors and microcontrollers, flash memory products, graphics products, network and communications products, systems management software, conferencing products, and digital imaging products.
  • Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): On 06/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 15,286,574 shares with a market value of $238,623,415. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 15,875,204 shares with a market value of $246,065,662. This comprised 0.65% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 588,630. About Company: Cisco Systems, Inc. supplies data networking products for the Internet. The Company’s Internet Protocol-based networking solutions are installed at corporations, public institutions and telecommunication companies worldwide. The Company’s solutions transport data, voice, and video within buildings, across campuses, and around the world.
  • Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM): On 06/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 4,132,197 shares with a market value of $234,667,471. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 4,308,617 shares with a market value of $209,528,049. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 176,420. 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.

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

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