Perkins Investment Management’s Top 10 Stock Holdings for Q3

Following is information about Perkins Investment Management’s top 10 holdings for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011:

  • First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:FNFG): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 19,244,320 shares with a market value of $254,025,020. This comprised 1.36% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 23,368,140 shares with a market value of $213,818,472. This comprised 1.47% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,123,820. About the company: First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. is a bank holding company. The Banks provide an array of deposit products and loans, as well as insurance, leasing, investment advisory services, insurance agency services, and trust services.
  • URS Corporation (NYSE:URS): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 6,828,851 shares with a market value of $305,522,805. This comprised 1.63% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 7,127,841 shares with a market value of $211,411,763. This comprised 1.45% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 298,990. About the company: URS Corporation offers a broad range of planning, design, and program and construction management services. The Company provides services for infrastructure projects involving air and surface transportation systems, industrial and commercial facilities, and pollution control and hazardous waste management programs.
  • Ameriprise Financial, Inc. (NYSE:AMP): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 2,845,904 shares with a market value of $164,151,744. This comprised 0.88% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 4,932,171 shares with a market value of $194,130,254. This comprised 1.33% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,086,267. About the company: Ameriprise Financial, Inc. is a financial planning and services firm. The Company provides financial planning, products and services that are designed to be utilized as solutions for its clients’ cash and liquidity, asset accumulation, income, protection, and estate and wealth transfer needs.
  • Molson Coors Brewing Company (NYSE:TAP): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 4,875,613 shares with a market value of $218,134,934. This comprised 1.17% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 4,568,954 shares with a market value of $180,976,271. This comprised 1.24% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -306,659. About the company: Molson Coors Brewing Company brews beer through breweries in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. The Company conducts operations worldwide.
  • CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE:CTL): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 5,388,806 shares with a market value of $217,869,428. This comprised 1.16% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 5,445,540 shares with a market value of $180,356,279. This comprised 1.24% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 56,734. About the company: CenturyLink Inc. is an integrated communications company. The Company provides a wide range of communications services, including local and long distance voice, Internet access and broadband services. CenturyLink operates throughout the United States.
  • PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. (NYSE:PNC): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 2,537,205 shares with a market value of $151,242,792. This comprised 0.81% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 3,712,831 shares with a market value of $178,921,321. This comprised 1.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,175,626. About the company: PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. is a diversified financial services organization. The Company provides regional banking, wholesale banking, and asset management services nationally and in the Company’s primary regional markets.
  • Vodafone Group plc (NASDAQ:VOD): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 6,576,368 shares with a market value of $175,720,548. This comprised 0.94% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 6,515,000 shares with a market value of $167,174,899. This comprised 1.15% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -61,368. About the company: Vodafone Group Plc provides a range of mobile telecommunications services, including voice and data communications. Vodafone has equity interests in 28 countries and Partner Networks in a further 7 countries with almost all the Group’s mobile subsidiaries operating principally under the brand name Vodafone. In the United States their associated undertaking operates as Verizon Wireless.
  • Western Union Co. (NYSE:WU): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 9,822,493 shares with a market value of $196,744,542. This comprised 1.05% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 10,886,505 shares with a market value of $166,454,661. This comprised 1.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,064,012. About the company: Western Union Company offers money transfer services. The Company offers consumer to consumer money transfer and bill paying services, and sells money orders.
  • State Street Corp. (NYSE:STT): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 4,931,418 shares with a market value of $222,357,638. This comprised 1.19% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 4,987,283 shares with a market value of $164,929,447. This comprised 1.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 55,865. About the 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.
  • Everest RE Group Ltd (NYSE:RE): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 2,032,329 shares with a market value of $166,142,896. This comprised 0.89% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 2,074,815 shares with a market value of $164,698,809. This comprised 1.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 42,486. About the company: Everest Re Group, Ltd. provides reinsurance to property and casualty insurers in the United States and international markets. The Company also provides property and casualty insurance to policyholders in the United States and Canada. In addition, Everest Re offers excess and surplus lines insurance in the United States.

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

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