Morgan Stanley’s Invests $20 Billion in These Tech Stocks

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Morgan Stanley’s top holdings in the Technology sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 652 stocks in the Technology sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $20.381 billion.

  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 06/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 6,828,671 shares with a market value of $2,292,180,086. This comprised 3.76% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 7,255,203 shares with a market value of $2,766,554,061. This comprised 1.86% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 426,532. 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.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 06/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 66,058,566 shares with a market value of $1,644,197,667. This comprised 1.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 66,058,566. 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.
  • Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG): On 06/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 1,555,822 shares with a market value of $787,837,152. This comprised 1.29% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 1,870,991 shares with a market value of $963,635,164. This comprised 0.65% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 315,169. 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.
  • Motorola Solutions Inc. (NYSE:MSI): On 06/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 18,849,690 shares with a market value of $789,802,040. This comprised 0.53% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 18,849,690. About Company: Motorola Solutions, Inc. manufactures two-way radios and accessories; mobile computers; wireless network infrastructure; private radio systems; bar code scanning and radio frequency identification equipment, and public safety broadband equipment.
  • At&t Inc. (NYSE:T): On 06/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 27,019,010 shares with a market value of $848,667,100. This comprised 1.39% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 26,942,463 shares with a market value of $768,399,057. This comprised 0.52% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -76,547. 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.
  • International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM): On 06/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 4,375,304 shares with a market value of $765,109,389. This comprised 0.51% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,375,304. 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.
  • Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): On 06/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 27,511,958 shares with a market value of $587,105,188. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 27,511,958. 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.
  • Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ): On 06/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 14,369,462 shares with a market value of $528,796,191. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 14,369,462. 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.
  • Emc Corporation (NYSE:EMC): On 06/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 12,326,632 shares with a market value of $339,598,702. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 24,399,894 shares with a market value of $512,153,769. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 12,073,262. About Company: EMC Corporation provides enterprise storage systems, software, networks, and services. The Company’s products store, retrieve, manage, protect, and share information from all major computing environments and mainframe platforms. EMC operates offices around the world.
  • Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL): On 06/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Morgan Stanley reported holding 16,747,932 shares with a market value of $481,335,562. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 16,747,932. 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.

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

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