Morgan Stanley’s $60 Billion Invested in the Financial Sector

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Morgan Stanley’s top holdings in the Financial sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 1617 stocks in the Financial sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $60.733 billion.

  • Spdr S&p 500 (NYSE:SPY): On 06/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 66,102,617 shares with a market value of $7,479,511,214. This comprised 5.02% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 66,102,617. 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.
  • Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Etf (NYSE:VWO): On 06/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 40,388,911 shares with a market value of $1,447,134,755. This comprised 0.97% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 40,388,911. About Company: Vanguard Emerging Markets ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks to track the performance of the MSCI Daily TR Net Emerging Markets USD Index. The Fund invests its assets in the stocks that make up the Index, holding each stock in the same proportion as its weighting.
  • Ishares Russell 2000 Index (NYSE:IWM): On 06/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 20,490,866 shares with a market value of $1,317,562,746. This comprised 0.88% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 20,490,866. About Company: iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the Russell 2000 Index Fund. The Index measures the performance of the small-capitalization sector of the U.S. equity market. The Fund uses a Representative Sampling strategy to try to track the Index.
  • Ishares Russell 1000 Growth Index (NYSE:IWF): On 06/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 21,332,508 shares with a market value of $1,121,663,310. This comprised 0.75% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 21,332,508. About Company: iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the Russell 1000 Growth Index. The Index measures the performance of the large-capitalization growth sector of the U.S. equity market. The Fund uses a Replication strategy to track the Index.
  • Simon Property Group Inc. (NYSE:SPG): On 06/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 9,815,045 shares with a market value of $1,079,458,682. This comprised 0.72% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 9,815,045. About Company: Simon Property Group, Inc. is a self-administered and self-managed, real estate investment trust. The Company owns, develops, and manages retail real estate properties including regional malls, outlet centers, community/lifestyle centers, and international properties.
  • Spdr Gold Shares (NYSEARCA:GLD): On 06/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 6,344,114 shares with a market value of $1,002,750,643. This comprised 0.67% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 6,344,114. 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.
  • Equity Residential (NYSE:EQR): On 06/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 15,550,995 shares with a market value of $933,059,700. This comprised 1.53% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 15,340,714 shares with a market value of $795,722,819. This comprised 0.53% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -210,281. About Company: Equity Residential is a real estate investment trust. The trust acquires, develops, and manages apartment complexes in the United States.
  • Ishares Barclays Tips Bond (NYSE:TIP): On 06/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 6,736,983 shares with a market value of $770,037,177. This comprised 0.52% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 6,736,983. 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”.
  • Vanguard Total Bond Market Etf (NYSE:BND): On 06/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 8,934,304 shares with a market value of $748,158,598. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 8,934,304. About Company: Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks to track the performance of the Barclays Capital Aggregate Bond Index, which measures a wide spectrum of public, investment-grade, taxable, fixed income securities in the U.S.
  • Jpmorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM): On 06/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 24,215,953 shares with a market value of $729,384,525. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 24,215,953. About Company: JPMorgan Chase & Co. provides global financial services and retail banking. The Company provides services such as investment banking, treasury and securities services, asset management, private banking, card member services, commercial banking, and home finance. JP Morgan Chase serves business enterprises, institutions, and individuals.

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

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