Maverick Capital’s Favorite 10 Share Holdings in Q3 Release

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Maverick Capital’s top holdings for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 69 stocks at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $7.074 billion.

  • Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM): On 06/30/2011, Maverick Capital reported holding 7,433,955 shares with a market value of $422,174,311. This comprised 4.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Maverick Capital reported holding 6,737,258 shares with a market value of $327,632,864. This comprised 4.63% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -696,697. 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.
  • Apollo Group Inc. (NASDAQ:APOL): On 06/30/2011, Maverick Capital reported holding 9,504,075 shares with a market value of $415,137,999. This comprised 4.06% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Maverick Capital reported holding 8,162,735 shares with a market value of $323,325,938. This comprised 4.57% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,341,340. About Company: Apollo Group, Inc. provides higher education programs for working adults. The Company provides educational programs and services at the high school, undergraduate, and graduate levels online and on-campus through subsidiaries.
  • Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW): On 06/30/2011, Maverick Capital reported holding 23,399,636 shares with a market value of $424,703,384. This comprised 4.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Maverick Capital reported holding 26,158,463 shares with a market value of $323,318,594. This comprised 4.57% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,758,827. About Company: Corning Incorporated is a global, technology-based company. The Company produces optical fiber, cable, and photonic components for the telecommunications industry, as well as manufactures glass panels, funnels, liquid crystal display glass and projection video lens assemblies for the information display industry.
  • Mckesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK): On 06/30/2011, Maverick Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Maverick Capital reported holding 4,432,558 shares with a market value of $322,246,953. This comprised 4.56% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,432,558. About Company: McKesson Corporation distributes pharmaceuticals, medical-surgical supplies, and and health and beauty care products throughout North America. The Company also develops, implements, and supports software that facilitates the integration of data throughout the health enterprise. In addition, McKesson offers analytic, care management, and patient solutions for payers.
  • Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC): On 06/30/2011, Maverick Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Maverick Capital reported holding 11,785,818 shares with a market value of $284,273,940. This comprised 4.02% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 11,785,818. About Company: Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, leasing, credit cards, and consumer finance. The Company operates through physical stores, the Internet and other distribution channels across North America and elsewhere internationally.
  • First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:FSLR): On 06/30/2011, Maverick Capital reported holding 2,460,547 shares with a market value of $325,456,562. This comprised 3.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Maverick Capital reported holding 3,579,976 shares with a market value of $226,290,280. This comprised 3.2% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,119,429. About Company: First Solar, Inc. designs and manufactures solar modules. The Company uses a thin film semiconductor technology to manufacture electricity-producing solar modules.
  • Companhia De Bebidas Das Americas (ambev) (NYSE:ABV): On 06/30/2011, Maverick Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Maverick Capital reported holding 7,224,183 shares with a market value of $221,421,206. This comprised 3.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 7,224,183. About Company: Companhia de Bebidas das Americas (AmBev) produces beer, soft drinks, teas, mineral water, and sports drinks. The Company’s main brands are Antarctica, Brahma, and Skol. AmBev is the sole distributor of Pepsi products in Brazil.
  • Progressive Corp. (NYSE:PGR): On 06/30/2011, Maverick Capital reported holding 13,208,650 shares with a market value of $282,400,926. This comprised 2.76% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Maverick Capital reported holding 12,393,650 shares with a market value of $220,111,227. This comprised 3.11% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -815,000. About Company: The Progressive Corporation is an insurance holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provide personal and commercial automobile insurance and other specialty property-casualty insurance and related services throughout the United States.
  • Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL): On 06/30/2011, Maverick Capital reported holding 29,710,907 shares with a market value of $438,830,110. This comprised 4.29% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Maverick Capital reported holding 15,114,181 shares with a market value of $219,457,915. This comprised 3.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -14,596,726. About Company: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. designs, develops, and markets integrated circuits for communications-related markets. The Company’s products provide the interface between analog signals and the digital information used in computing and communications systems. Marvell’s technology is applied to the broadband data communications market.
  • Netapp Inc. (NASDAQ:NTAP): On 06/30/2011, Maverick Capital reported holding 2,652,532 shares with a market value of $140,000,636. This comprised 1.37% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Maverick Capital reported holding 6,400,300 shares with a market value of $217,162,181. This comprised 3.07% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,747,768. About Company: NetApp, Inc. provides storage and data management solutions. The Company’s storage solutions include specialized hardware, software, and services that provide storage management for open network environments. NetApp serves enterprises, government agencies, and universities worldwide.

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

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