Pension Fund’s $637 Million Invested in These Consumer Goods Stocks: PEP, PM, PG, KO, KFT, COH

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky’s top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 177 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $637.39 million.

  • Pepsico Inc. (NYSE:PEP): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 1,551,539 shares with a market value of $96,040,266. This comprised 1.46% of the total portfolio. About Company: PepsiCo, Inc. operates worldwide beverage, snack and food businesses. The Company manufacture or uses contract manufacturers, market and sell a variety of grain-based snacks, carbonated and non-carbonated beverages and foods in countries throughout the world.
  • Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 1,185,160 shares with a market value of $73,930,282. This comprised 1.12% of the total portfolio. About Company: Philip Morris International Inc., through its subsidiaries, affiliates and their licensees, produces, sells, distributes, and markets a wide range of branded cigarettes and tobacco products in markets outside of the United States of America. The Company’s portfolio comprises both international and local brands.
  • Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 598,615 shares with a market value of $37,820,496. This comprised 0.57% of the total portfolio. About Company: The Procter & Gamble Company manufactures and markets consumer products in countries throughout the world. The Company provides products in the laundry and cleaning, paper, beauty care, food and beverage, and health care segments. Proctor & Gamble’s products are sold primarily through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, and neighborhood stores.
  • Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 1,316,930 shares with a market value of $35,306,893. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. About Company: Altria Group, Inc. is a holding company. The Company, through subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products, including cigars and pipe tobacco. Altria holds an interest in a brewery company.
  • The Coca-cola Company (NYSE:KO): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 490,745 shares with a market value of $33,154,731. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. About Company: The Coca-Cola Company manufactures, markets, and distributes soft drink concentrates and syrups. The Company also distributes and markets juice and juice-drink products. Coca-Cola distributes its products to retailers and wholesalers in the United States and internationally.
  • Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 975,288 shares with a market value of $32,750,173. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. About Company: Kraft Foods Inc. is a food and beverage company. The Company manufactures and markets packaged food products, including snacks, beverages, cheese, convenient meals and various packaged grocery products. Kraft sells its products throughout the world.
  • Colgate-palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 302,100 shares with a market value of $26,790,228. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. About Company: Colgate-Palmolive Company is a consumer products company that markets its products throughout the world. The Company’s products include toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoos, deodorants, bar and liquid soaps, dishwashing liquid, and laundry products, as well as pet nutrition products for cats and dogs.
  • Coach Inc. (NYSE:COH): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 430,690 shares with a market value of $22,322,663. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. About Company: Coach, Inc. designs, produces, and markets primarily leather goods. The Company’s products include handbags, business cases, men’s and women’s accessories, luggage and travel accessories, leather outerwear, and gloves. Coach, together with a licensing partner, offers watches, footwear, furniture, and eyewear.
  • Kimberly-clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 197,518 shares with a market value of $14,025,754. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. About Company: Kimberly-Clark Corporation is a global health and hygiene company that manufactures and provides consumer products. The Company’s products include diapers, tissues, paper towels, incontinence care products, surgical gowns, and disposable face masks. Kimberly-Clark’s products are sold in countries around the world.
  • British American Tobacco Plc (AMEX:BTI): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 149,500 shares with a market value of $12,667,136. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. About Company: British American Tobacco PLC is the holding company for a group of companies that manufacture, market and sell cigarettes and other tobacco products, including cigars and roll-your-own tobacco.

(Note: Data regarding Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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