Massachusetts Financial’s $14.2B Services Stock Investments: ACN, DIS, TGT, OMC

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Massachusetts Financial Services’ top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 125 stocks in the Services sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $14.224 billion.

  • Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 35,008,212 shares with a market value of $2,115,196,105. This comprised 2.24% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 33,103,199 shares with a market value of $1,743,876,533. This comprised 2.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,905,013. About Company: Accenture PLC provides management and technology consulting services and solutions. The Company delivers a range of specialized capabilities and solutions to clients across all industries on a worldwide basis. Accenture’s network of businesses provides consulting, technology, outsourcing, and alliances.
  • Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 45,051,998 shares with a market value of $1,758,830,043. This comprised 1.86% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 47,588,954 shares with a market value of $1,435,282,845. This comprised 1.79% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,536,956. About Company: The Walt Disney Company, an entertainment company, conducts operations in media networks, studio entertainment, theme parks and resorts, consumer products, and Internet and direct marketing. The Company produces motion pictures, television programs, and musical recordings, as well as publishes books and magazines. Disney also operates ABC radio and television and theme parks.
  • Target Corp. (NYSE:TGT): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 26,706,810 shares with a market value of $1,252,816,453. This comprised 1.32% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 27,256,633 shares with a market value of $1,336,665,307. This comprised 1.67% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 549,823. About Company: Target Corporation operates general merchandise discount stores in the United States. The Company’s merchandising operations include general merchandise and food discount stores and a fully integrated online business. Target also offers credit to qualified applicants through its branded proprietary credit cards.
  • Canadian National Railway Company (NYSE:CNI): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 17,225,749 shares with a market value of $1,376,337,371. This comprised 1.45% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 16,375,152 shares with a market value of $1,090,257,650. This comprised 1.36% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -850,597. About Company: Canadian National Railway Company operates a network of track in Canada and the United States. The Company transports forest products, grain and grain products, coal, sulfur, and fertilizers, intermodal, and automotive products. Canadian National operates a fleet of locomotives and railcars.
  • Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 20,843,682 shares with a market value of $1,003,831,722. This comprised 1.06% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 22,032,729 shares with a market value of $811,685,740. This comprised 1.01% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,189,047. About Company: Omnicom Group Inc. provides advertising, marketing and corporate communications services. The Company’s agencies, which operate in major markets around the world, provide a comprehensive range of services including traditional media advertising; customer relationship management (“CRM”); public relations; and specialty communications.
  • Visa Inc. (NYSE:V): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 8,983,227 shares with a market value of $756,926,726. This comprised 0.8% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 9,301,451 shares with a market value of $797,320,391. This comprised 0.99% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 318,224. About Company: Visa Inc. operates a retail electronic payments network and manages global financial services. The Company also offers global commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses and government entities.
  • Sherwin-williams Co. (NYSE:SHW): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 8,303,741 shares with a market value of $696,434,780. This comprised 0.74% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 8,389,067 shares with a market value of $640,085,838. This comprised 0.8% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 85,326. About Company: The Sherwin-Williams Company manufactures, distributes, and sells paints, coatings, and related products. The Company’s products are sold to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers primarily in North and South America. Sherwin Williams also has additional operations in the Caribbean region, Europe and Asia.
  • United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE:UPS): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 8,131,159 shares with a market value of $593,005,428. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 9,350,707 shares with a market value of $590,497,161. This comprised 0.74% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,219,548. About Company: United Parcel Service, Inc.(NYSE:UPS) delivers packages and documents throughout the United States and in other countries and territories. The Company also provides global supply chain services and less-than-truckload transportation, primarily in the U.S. UPS’s business consists of integrated air and ground pick-up and delivery network
  • Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 15,969,963 shares with a market value of $678,084,614. This comprised 0.72% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 16,535,278 shares with a market value of $543,845,283. This comprised 0.68% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 565,315. About Company: Walgreen Company operates retail drugstores that offer a wide variety of prescription and non-prescription drugs as well as general goods. The Company operates stores in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. Walgreen’s also offers health services, including primary and acute care, wellness, pharmacy and disease management services and health and fitness.
  • Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 2,241,186 shares with a market value of $675,358,981. This comprised 0.71% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 1,633,958 shares with a market value of $518,226,125. This comprised 0.65% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -607,228. About Company: MasterCard, Inc. is a global payment solutions company that provides a variety of services in support of the credit, debit and related payment programs of financial institutions. The Company offers transaction processing services for credit and debit cards, electronic cash, automated teller machines, and travelers checks.

(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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