Massachusetts Financial’s $8.6B in Consumer Goods Stocks: PM, PG, PEP, GIS

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Massachusetts Financial Services’ top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 59 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $8.656 billion.

  • Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 25,776,247 shares with a market value of $1,721,079,926. This comprised 1.82% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 25,615,113 shares with a market value of $1,597,870,776. This comprised 1.99% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -161,134. 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, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 12,907,836 shares with a market value of $820,551,131. This comprised 0.87% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 13,214,321 shares with a market value of $834,880,805. This comprised 1.04% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 306,485. 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, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 14,114,424 shares with a market value of $994,078,887. This comprised 1.05% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 13,233,391 shares with a market value of $819,146,923. This comprised 1.02% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -881,033. 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.
  • General Mills Inc. (NYSE:GIS): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 21,780,999 shares with a market value of $810,688,809. This comprised 0.86% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 19,429,210 shares with a market value of $747,830,326. This comprised 0.93% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,351,789. About Company: General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded and packaged consumer foods worldwide. The Company also supplies branded and unbranded food products to the foodservice and commercial baking industries.
  • Colgate-palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 8,367,294 shares with a market value of $731,385,199. This comprised 0.77% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 8,218,395 shares with a market value of $728,807,271. This comprised 0.91% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -148,899. 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, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 7,825,045 shares with a market value of $704,097,575. This comprised 0.74% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 6,445,840 shares with a market value of $551,183,792. This comprised 0.69% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,379,205. 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.
  • Johnson Controls Inc. (NYSE:JCI): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 13,929,784 shares with a market value of $580,314,799. This comprised 0.61% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 16,870,976 shares with a market value of $444,887,651. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,941,192. About Company: Johnson Controls, Inc. markets automotive systems and building controls. The Company supplies seating systems, interior systems, and batteries. Johnson Controls also provides building control systems and services, energy management, and integrated facility management, as well as provides batteries for automobiles and hybrid electric vehicles.
  • Hasbro Inc. (NYSE:HAS): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 7,200,224 shares with a market value of $316,305,843. This comprised 0.33% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 11,603,610 shares with a market value of $378,393,729. This comprised 0.47% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,403,386. About Company: Hasbro, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets toys, games, interactive software, puzzles, and infant products in the United States and internationally. The Company’s products include a variety of games, including traditional board, card, hand-held electronic, trading card, role-playing and DVD games, as well as electronic learning aids and puzzles as well as dolls and action figures.
  • The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE:SJM): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 6,040,518 shares with a market value of $461,737,211. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 4,890,478 shares with a market value of $356,466,938. This comprised 0.44% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,150,040. About Company: The JM Smucker Company manufactures and markets food products on a worldwide basis. The Company’s principal products include peanut butter, shortening and oils, fruit spreads, canned milk, baking mixes and ready-to-spread frostings, flour and baking ingredients, juices and beverages, frozen sandwiches, dessert toppings, syrups, pickles and condiments, and potato side dishes.
  • Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 10,992,313 shares with a market value of $290,306,985. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 11,564,683 shares with a market value of $310,049,145. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 572,370. 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.

(Note: Data regarding Massachusetts Financial Services’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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