Massachusetts Financial’s Favorite Q3 Stocks: ORCL, ACN, JNJ, PM, UTX

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Massachusetts Financial Services’ top holdings for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 677 stocks at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $80.155 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.
  • 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.
  • Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 26,203,993 shares with a market value of $1,743,089,526. This comprised 1.84% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 25,836,459 shares with a market value of $1,645,524,038. This comprised 2.05% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -367,534. About Company: Johnson & Johnson manufactures health care products and provides related services for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets. The Company sells products such as skin and hair care products, acetaminophen products, pharmaceuticals, diagnostic equipment, and surgical equipment in countries located around the world.
  • 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.
  • United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 20,072,919 shares with a market value of $1,776,654,104. This comprised 1.88% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 21,902,021 shares with a market value of $1,541,026,211. This comprised 1.92% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,829,102. About Company: United Technologies Corporation provides technology products and support services to customers in the aerospace and building industries worldwide. The Company’s products include aircraft engines, elevators and escalators, heating and air conditioning equipment, helicopters, aerospace systems, fuel cell systems, and fire and safety equipment.
  • 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.
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 18,756,146 shares with a market value of $1,518,685,165. This comprised 1.61% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 18,549,664 shares with a market value of $1,347,447,582. This comprised 1.68% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -206,482. About Company: Lockheed Martin Corporation is a global security company that primarily researches, designs, develops, manufactures, and integrates advanced technology products and services. The Company’s businesses span space, telecommunications, electronics, information and services, aeronautics, energy, and systems integration. Lockheed Martin operates worldwide.
  • 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.
  • The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 13,447,011 shares with a market value of $1,789,662,645. This comprised 1.89% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 13,509,496 shares with a market value of $1,277,322,888. This comprised 1.59% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 62,485. About Company: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a bank holding company, is a global investment banking and securities firm specializing in investment banking, trading and principal investments, asset management and securities services. The Company provides services to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and high-net worth individuals.
  • 3m Co. (NYSE:MMM): On 06/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 15,343,359 shares with a market value of $1,455,317,578. This comprised 1.54% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Massachusetts Financial Services reported holding 17,087,563 shares with a market value of $1,226,716,163. This comprised 1.53% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,744,204. About Company: 3M Co. conducts operations in electronics, telecommunications, industrial, consumer and office, health care, safety, and other markets. The Company’s businesses share technologies, manufacturing operations, brands, marketing channels, and other resources. 3M serves customers in countries located around the world.

(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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