MetLife Securities Ups GLD and Ishares Comex Gold Trust Stakes in Quarterly Release

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding MetLife Securities’ top holdings in the Financial sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 820 stocks in the Financial sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $122.507 million.

  • Ishares Barclays Tips Bond (NYSE:TIP): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 60,272 shares with a market value of $6,668,494. This comprised 2.57% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 69,611 shares with a market value of $7,956,538. This comprised 3.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 9,339. About Company: iShares Barclays US Treasury Inflation Protected Securities Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund will track the Barclays Capital US Treasury Inflation Notes Index. The Index measures the performance of inflation protected public obligation of the US Treasury, also known as “TIPS”.
  • Spdr Gold Shares (NYSEARCA:GLD): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 28,217 shares with a market value of $4,119,682. This comprised 1.59% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 29,360 shares with a market value of $4,640,642. This comprised 1.88% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,143. About Company: SPDR Gold Trust is an investment fund incorporated in the USA. The investment objective of the Trust is for the Shares to reflect the performance of the price of gold bullion, less the Trust’s expenses. The Trust holds gold and is expected from time to time to issue Baskets in exchange for deposits of gold and to distribute gold in connection with redemptions of Baskets.
  • Ishares S&p U.s. Preferred Stock Index (NYSE:PFF): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 105,690 shares with a market value of $4,191,665. This comprised 1.62% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 116,901 shares with a market value of $4,162,845. This comprised 1.68% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 11,211. About Company: iShares S&P U.S. Preferred Stock Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the S&P U.S. Preferred Stock Index.
  • Vanguard Short-term Bond Etf (NYSE:BSV): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 32,672 shares with a market value of $2,647,412. This comprised 1.02% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 40,621 shares with a market value of $3,307,362. This comprised 1.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 7,949. About Company: Vanguard Short-Term Bond ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks to track the performance of the Barclays Capital 1-5 Year Government/Credit Index, which includes all medium and larger issues of U.S. government, investment-grade corporate, and investment-grade international bonds that have a maturities between 1 and 5 years.
  • Ishares Comex Gold Trust (NYSE:IAU): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 114,848 shares with a market value of $1,681,375. This comprised 0.65% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 172,401 shares with a market value of $2,729,108. This comprised 1.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 57,553. About Company: iShares Gold Trust is an investment fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund issues shares representing fractional undivided beneficial interests in its net assets. The assets of the Trust will consist primarily of gold held by the custodian on behalf of the Trust.
  • Ishares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasury Bond (NYSE:SHY): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 22,715 shares with a market value of $1,914,875. This comprised 0.74% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 29,664 shares with a market value of $2,508,684. This comprised 1.01% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 6,949. About Company: iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Treasury Bond Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the short-term sector of the United States Treasury market as defined by the Barclays Capital 1-3 Year Treasury Index.
  • Pimco Enhanced Short Maturity Strgy Etf (NYSE:MINT): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 23,818 shares with a market value of $2,407,762. This comprised 0.93% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 23,409 shares with a market value of $2,350,732. This comprised 0.95% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -409. About Company: PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Strategy Fund is an actively managed exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is to provide maximum current income, consistent with preservation of capital. The Fund is an actively managed ETF.
  • Pimco High Income Fd (NYSE:PHK): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 162,138 shares with a market value of $2,208,320. This comprised 0.85% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 179,242 shares with a market value of $2,041,566. This comprised 0.83% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 17,104. About Company: Pimco High Income Fund is a diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Fund’s primary investment objective is to seek high current income. Capital appreciation is a secondary objective. The Fund invests 80% of its net assets (plus any borrowings for investment purposes) in debt securities that are, at the time of purchase, rated below investment grade.
  • Spdr S&p 500 (NYSE:SPY): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 14,865 shares with a market value of $1,961,734. This comprised 0.76% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 17,698 shares with a market value of $2,002,529. This comprised 0.81% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,833. About Company: SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust is a unit investment trust incorporated in the United States. The Trust consists of a portfolio representing all 500 stocks in the S&P 500 Index.
  • Powershares Preferred (NYSE:PGX): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 122,102 shares with a market value of $1,750,943. This comprised 0.68% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 141,883 shares with a market value of $1,926,771. This comprised 0.78% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 19,781. About Company: PowerShares Preferred Portfolio is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the BofAML Core Fixed Rate Preferred Securities Index.

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

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