Massachusetts Financial Boosts Shares of Oracle and Google, Reduces Cisco Stake

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Massachusetts Financial Services’ top holdings in the Technology sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 124 stocks in the Technology sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $13.977 billion.

  • Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 73,802,564 shares with a market value of $2,428,842,370. This comprised 2.57% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 80,376,817 shares with a market value of $2,310,029,702. This comprised 2.88% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 6,574,253. 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.
  • At&t Inc. (NYSE:T): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 43,702,362 shares with a market value of $1,372,691,184. This comprised 1.45% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 41,859,568 shares with a market value of $1,193,834,899. This comprised 1.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,842,794. 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.
  • International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 8,500,196 shares with a market value of $1,458,208,650. This comprised 1.54% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 6,795,212 shares with a market value of $1,188,278,689. This comprised 1.48% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,704,984. 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.
  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 2,925,836 shares with a market value of $982,115,409. This comprised 1.04% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 2,855,820 shares with a market value of $1,088,981,303. This comprised 1.36% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -70,016. 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.
  • Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 62,505,158 shares with a market value of $975,705,495. This comprised 1.03% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 58,389,864 shares with a market value of $905,042,892. This comprised 1.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -4,115,294. 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.
  • Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 1,006,885 shares with a market value of $509,866,431. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 1,113,265 shares with a market value of $573,375,981. This comprised 0.72% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 106,380. 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.
  • Waters Corp. (NYSE:WAT): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 5,885,484 shares with a market value of $563,476,226. This comprised 0.6% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 6,084,268 shares with a market value of $459,301,378. This comprised 0.57% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 198,784. About Company: Waters Corporation provides high-performance liquid chromatography products and services. The Company distributes its products worldwide to a wide range of industries such as pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and environmental testing. Waters also designs, manufactures, sells and services thermal analysis, rheometry and calorimetry instruments and related software products.
  • Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (NYSE:TSM): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 40,268,929 shares with a market value of $507,791,181. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 40,067,852 shares with a market value of $457,975,561. This comprised 0.57% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -201,077. About Company: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd. manufactures integrated circuits based on its proprietary designs. The Company offers a comprehensive set of integrated circuit fabrication processes to manufacture CMOS logic, mixed-mode, volatile and non-volatile memory and BiCMOS chips. Taiwan Semiconductor is an affiliate of Philips Electronics N.V.
  • Emc Corporation (NYSE:EMC): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 19,723,418 shares with a market value of $543,380,151. This comprised 0.57% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 19,351,708 shares with a market value of $406,192,346. This comprised 0.51% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -371,710. About Company: EMC Corporation provides enterprise storage systems, software, networks, and services. The Company’s products store, retrieve, manage, protect, and share information from all major computing environments and mainframe platforms. EMC operates offices around the world.
  • Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MCHP): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 7,398,932 shares with a market value of $280,493,511. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 12,632,394 shares with a market value of $392,993,785. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 5,233,462. About Company: Microchip Technology Incorporated designs, manufactures, and markets microcontrollers, related mixed-signal and memory products, and application development systems for high-volume embedded control applications. The Company also designs, develops, and markets linear/mixed-signal, power management, and thermal management products.

(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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