Northern Trust Reveals Top Technology Stocks in Latest 13F

Following is information regarding Northern Trust Corporation’s top holdings in the Technology sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011:

  • Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 6/30/11 Northern Trust Corporation reported holding 11,765,075 shares with a market value of $3,949,182,883. This comprised 1.44% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Northern Trust Corporation held 12,049,958 shares with a market value of $4,594,890,073. This comprised 2.62% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 284,883. About the 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 6/30/11 Northern Trust Corporation reported holding 16,346,265 shares with a market value of $2,804,201,811. This comprised 1.02% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Northern Trust Corporation held 16,527,964 shares with a market value of $2,890,244,984. This comprised 1.65% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 181,699. About the 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.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 6/30/11 Northern Trust Corporation reported holding 183,675,374 shares with a market value of $4,775,559,724. This comprised 1.74% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Northern Trust Corporation held 94,173,251 shares with a market value of $2,343,972,160. This comprised 1.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -89,502,123. About the 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 6/30/11 Northern Trust Corporation reported holding 3,143,641 shares with a market value of $1,591,876,945. This comprised 0.58% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Northern Trust Corporation held 3,237,634 shares with a market value of $1,667,510,944. This comprised 0.95% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 93,993. About the 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.
  • Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL): On 6/30/11 Northern Trust Corporation reported holding 104,094,180 shares with a market value of $3,425,739,448. This comprised 1.25% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Northern Trust Corporation held 54,016,686 shares with a market value of $1,552,439,543. This comprised 0.89% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -50,077,494. About the 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.
  • Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): On 6/30/11 Northern Trust Corporation reported holding 67,778,023 shares with a market value of $1,501,960,979. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Northern Trust Corporation held 68,814,562 shares with a market value of $1,468,502,764. This comprised 0.84% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,036,539. About the 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.
  • Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM): On 6/30/11 Northern Trust Corporation reported holding 39,845,824 shares with a market value of $2,262,844,381. This comprised 0.82% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Northern Trust Corporation held 22,794,143 shares with a market value of $1,108,479,198. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -17,051,681. About the company: QUALCOMM, Inc. develops and manufactures digital wireless communications equipment. The Company licenses its Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) intellectual property to other companies, and produces CDMA-based integrated circuits; equipment and software used to track workers and assets; software for wireless content enablement; and offers services to deliver multimedia content.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): On 6/30/11 Northern Trust Corporation reported holding 69,290,117 shares with a market value of $1,081,618,703. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Northern Trust Corporation held 70,170,548 shares with a market value of $1,087,643,494. This comprised 0.62% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 880,431. About the 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.
  • EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC): On 6/30/11 Northern Trust Corporation reported holding 31,234,528 shares with a market value of $860,511,223. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Northern Trust Corporation held 32,774,963 shares with a market value of $687,946,466. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,540,435. About the 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.
  • Hewlett-Packard Co. (NYSE:HPQ): On 6/30/11 Northern Trust Corporation reported holding 25,753,173 shares with a market value of $937,415,536. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Northern Trust Corporation held 25,601,963 shares with a market value of $574,764,089. This comprised 0.33% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -151,210. About the company: Hewlett-Packard Company provides imaging and printing systems, computing systems, and information technology services for business and home. The Company’s products include laser and inkjet printers, scanners, copiers and faxes, personal computers, workstations, storage solutions, and other computing and printing systems. Hewlett-Packard sells its products worldwide.

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

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