Pension Fund’s $847 Million in Top Financial Stocks in 3rd Quarter: JPM, WFC, STT, GS, AFL, MET, AXP, C

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky’s top holdings in the Financial sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 297 stocks in the Financial sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $847.725 million.

  • Jpmorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 1,916,064 shares with a market value of $57,711,849. This comprised 0.88% of the total portfolio. 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.
  • Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 2,245,167 shares with a market value of $54,153,430. This comprised 0.82% of the total portfolio. About Company: Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, leasing, credit cards, and consumer finance. The Company operates through physical stores, the Internet and other distribution channels across North America and elsewhere internationally.
  • State Street Corp. (NYSE:STT): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 1,206,990 shares with a market value of $38,816,798. This comprised 0.59% of the total portfolio. About Company: State Street Corporation services institutional investors and manages financial assets worldwide. The Company’s products and services include custody, accounting, administration, daily pricing, international exchange services, cash management, financial asset management, securities lending, and investment advisory services.
  • The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 402,486 shares with a market value of $38,055,053. This comprised 0.58% of the total portfolio. About Company: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a bank holding company, is a global investment banking and securities firm specializing in investment banking, trading and principal investments, asset management and securities services. The Company provides services to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and high-net worth individuals.
  • Aflac Inc. (NYSE:AFL): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 1,058,800 shares with a market value of $37,005,061. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. About Company: Aflac, Inc. is a general business holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides supplemental insurance to individuals in the United States and Japan. Aflac’s products include accident/disability plans, cancer expense plans, short-term disability plans, sickness and hospital indemnity plans, hospital intensive care plans, and fixed-benefit dental plans.
  • Metlife Inc. (NYSE:MET): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 1,306,558 shares with a market value of $36,596,690. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. About Company: MetLife, Inc. provides individual insurance, employee benefits and financial services with operations throughout the United States and the regions of Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. The Company’s products include life insurance, annuities, automobile and homeowners insurance, retail banking and other financial services to individuals as well as group insurance.
  • American Express Company (NYSE:AXP): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 796,800 shares with a market value of $35,776,321. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. About Company: American Express Company is a global payment and travel company. The Company’s principal products and services are charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services offered to consumers and businesses around the world.
  • Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 1,296,192 shares with a market value of $33,208,440. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. About Company: Citigroup Inc. is a diversified financial services holding company that provides a broad range of financial services to consumer and corporate customers around the world. The Company’s services include investment banking, retail brokerage, corporate banking, and cash management products and services.
  • Cme Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 104,712 shares with a market value of $25,801,036. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. About Company: CME Group Inc. operates a derivatives exchange that trades futures contracts and options on futures, interest rates, stock indexes, foreign exchange and commodities. The Exchange brings together buyers and sellers of derivatives products on its trading floors, electronic trading platform, and through privately negotiated transactions that it clears.
  • Blackrock Inc. (NYSE:BLK): On 09/30/2011, Teachers Retirement System of the State of Kentucky reported holding 171,080 shares with a market value of $25,321,550. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. About Company: BlackRock, Inc. provides diversified investment management services to institutional clients and to retail investors through various investment vehicles. The Company offers the BlackRock Funds and Blackrock Liquidity Funds, and also provides risk management services to fixed income institutional investors.

(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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