MetLife’s Top Tech Stock Picks: Apple, IBM, T, VZ, INTC, ORCL, MSFT, BIDU, CSCO, GOOG

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding MetLife Securities’ top holdings in the Technology sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 221 stocks in the Technology sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $25.617 million.

  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 20,324 shares with a market value of $6,822,157. This comprised 2.63% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 23,211 shares with a market value of $8,850,819. This comprised 3.58% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,887. 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.
  • International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 14,867 shares with a market value of $2,550,434. This comprised 0.98% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 17,058 shares with a market value of $2,982,932. This comprised 1.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,191. 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.
  • At&t Inc. (NYSE:T): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 82,121 shares with a market value of $2,579,421. This comprised 1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 89,066 shares with a market value of $2,540,162. This comprised 1.03% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 6,945. 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.
  • Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 40,326 shares with a market value of $1,501,337. This comprised 0.58% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 40,098 shares with a market value of $1,475,606. This comprised 0.6% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -228. About Company: Verizon Communications Inc. is an integrated telecommunications company that provides wire line voice and data services, wireless services, Internet services, and published directory information. The Company also provides network services for the federal government including business phone lines, data services, telecommunications equipment and payphones.
  • Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 29,456 shares with a market value of $652,745. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 57,414 shares with a market value of $1,225,215. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 27,958. About Company: Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The Company’s major products include microprocessors, chipsets, embedded processors and microcontrollers, flash memory products, graphics products, network and communications products, systems management software, conferencing products, and digital imaging products.
  • Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 39,753 shares with a market value of $1,308,271. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 34,589 shares with a market value of $994,088. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -5,164. 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.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 30,253 shares with a market value of $786,578. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 34,764 shares with a market value of $865,276. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,511. About Company: Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses, sells, and supports software products. The Company offers operating system software, server application software, business and consumer applications software, software development tools, and Internet and intranet software. Microsoft also develops video game consoles and digital music entertainment devices.
  • Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 7,937 shares with a market value of $1,112,212. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 7,055 shares with a market value of $754,250. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -882. About Company: Baidu, Inc. operates an Internet search engine. The Company offers algorithmic search, enterprise search, pay for performance and news, MP3, and image searches.
  • Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): On 06/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 45,089 shares with a market value of $703,839. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 41,136 shares with a market value of $637,608. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -3,953. 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, MetLife Securities reported holding 997 shares with a market value of $504,861. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, MetLife Securities reported holding 1,019 shares with a market value of $524,826. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 22. 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.

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

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