Mutual Fund’s Largest Financial Stock Holdings in Third Quarter: USB, GLD, FII, UNAM, EV, UBSI, SEIC, HCC, THG

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Ave Maria Mutual Funds’ top holdings in the Financial sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 29 stocks in the Financial sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $70.908 million.

  • U.s. Bancorp (NYSE:USB): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 375,000 shares with a market value of $9,566,250. This comprised 1.42% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 561,800 shares with a market value of $13,224,773. This comprised 2.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 186,800. About Company: U.S. Bancorp is a diversified financial services company that provides lending and depository services, cash management, foreign exchange and trust and investment management services. The Company also provides credit card services, mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage, and leasing. U.S Bancorp operates in the Midwest and Western United States.
  • Spdr Gold Shares (NYSEARCA:GLD): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 74,180 shares with a market value of $10,830,280. This comprised 1.61% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 73,190 shares with a market value of $11,568,411. This comprised 2.02% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -990. 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.
  • Federated Investors Inc. (NYSE:FII): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 447,600 shares with a market value of $10,670,784. This comprised 1.59% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 564,100 shares with a market value of $9,888,673. This comprised 1.72% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 116,500. About Company: Federated Investors, Inc. provides investment management products and related financial services. The Company sponsors, markets and provides investment-related services to various investment products, including mutual funds and Separate Accounts (which include separately managed accounts, institutional accounts, sub-advised funds and other managed products).
  • Unico American Corporation (NASDAQ:UNAM): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 476,645 shares with a market value of $4,747,384. This comprised 0.71% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 476,145 shares with a market value of $4,885,248. This comprised 0.85% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -500. About Company: Unico American Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides property, casualty, health, and life insurance, as well as related premium financing. The Company’s principal subsidiary is Crusader Insurance Company.
  • Alleghany Corp. (NYSE:Y): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 16,078 shares with a market value of $5,355,742. This comprised 0.8% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 13,544 shares with a market value of $3,907,444. This comprised 0.68% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,534. About Company: Alleghany Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is involved in the property and casualty and surety insurance business. The Company also provides reinsurance to Alleghany group operating units and affiliates own and manages properties in the Sacramento, California region, as well as conducts corporate investment and other activities.
  • Eaton Vance Corp. (NYSE:EV): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 166,600 shares with a market value of $5,036,318. This comprised 0.75% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 166,600 shares with a market value of $3,710,182. This comprised 0.65% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Eaton Vance Corp. creates, markets, and manages mutual funds. The Company also provides management and counseling services to individual and institutional clients. Eaton Vance currently provides investment advisory or administration services to individual and institutional accounts, as well as funds.
  • United Bankshares Inc. (NASDAQ:UBSI): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 140,000 shares with a market value of $3,427,200. This comprised 0.51% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 150,000 shares with a market value of $3,013,500. This comprised 0.53% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 10,000. About Company: United Bankshares, Inc. is a holding company that, through its subsidiaries, operates a network of offices in West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Ohio, and Washington, D.C. The Banks attract deposits from the general public and originates a variety of loan products.
  • Sei Investments Co. (NASDAQ:SEIC): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 175,900 shares with a market value of $3,959,509. This comprised 0.59% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 175,900 shares with a market value of $2,705,342. This comprised 0.47% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: SEI Investments Company provides global investment solutions and business solutions. The Company integrates technology, research, information services, financial products, and asset management advice to serve banks, mutual fund and pension plan sponsors, insurance companies, money managers, and individual investors.
  • Hcc Insurance Holdings Inc. (NYSE:HCC): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 100,000 shares with a market value of $3,150,000. This comprised 0.47% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 100,000 shares with a market value of $2,705,000. This comprised 0.47% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. underwrites property and casualty insurance. The Company provides property insurance in the United States and marine, aviation, offshore energy, accident, and health insurance worldwide. HCC’s customers include ocean marine fleets, multinational energy businesses, and international aviation operations.
  • The Hanover Insurance Group Inc. (NYSE:THG): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 70,000 shares with a market value of $2,639,700. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 70,000 shares with a market value of $2,485,000. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Hanover Insurance Group Inc offers property and casualty insurance products including personal lines, commercial lines and other property casualty through independent agents.

(Note: Data regarding Ave Maria Mutual Funds’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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