P&G, Coca-Cola and Pepsico Among Wells Fargo Co.’s Top Q3 Consumer Goods Stocks

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Wells Fargo Co.’s top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 345 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $8.33 billion.

  • Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG): On 06/30/2011, Wells Fargo Co. reported holding 12,903,741 shares with a market value of $820,290,811. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Wells Fargo Co. reported holding 12,431,868 shares with a market value of $785,445,424. This comprised 0.64% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -471,873. 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.
  • The Coca-cola Company (NYSE:KO): On 06/30/2011, Wells Fargo Co. reported holding 8,913,976 shares with a market value of $599,821,453. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Wells Fargo Co. reported holding 9,096,205 shares with a market value of $614,539,588. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 182,229. 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.
  • Pepsico Inc. (NYSE:PEP): On 06/30/2011, Wells Fargo Co. reported holding 8,912,565 shares with a market value of $627,711,956. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Wells Fargo Co. reported holding 8,843,796 shares with a market value of $547,430,986. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -68,769. 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.
  • Diageo Plc (NYSE:DEO): On 06/30/2011, Wells Fargo Co. reported holding 4,900,963 shares with a market value of $401,241,854. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Wells Fargo Co. reported holding 4,663,220 shares with a market value of $354,078,296. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -237,743. About Company: Diageo plc produces, distills and markets alcoholic beverages. The Company’s premium drinks brands include Smirnoff, J&B, Johnnie Walker, Jose Cuervo, Seagrams, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray, Baileys, Harp, and Guinness Stout.
  • General Mills Inc. (NYSE:GIS): On 06/30/2011, Wells Fargo Co. reported holding 6,968,393 shares with a market value of $259,363,596. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Wells Fargo Co. reported holding 7,974,979 shares with a market value of $306,956,955. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,006,586. About Company: General Mills, Inc. manufactures and markets branded and packaged consumer foods worldwide. The Company also supplies branded and unbranded food products to the foodservice and commercial baking industries.
  • Colgate-palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL): On 06/30/2011, Wells Fargo Co. reported holding 3,607,096 shares with a market value of $315,296,275. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Wells Fargo Co. reported holding 3,323,031 shares with a market value of $294,686,390. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -284,065. 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 06/30/2011, Wells Fargo Co. reported holding 2,514,584 shares with a market value of $160,757,356. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Wells Fargo Co. reported holding 5,244,765 shares with a market value of $271,836,180. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,730,181. 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.
  • Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT): On 06/30/2011, Wells Fargo Co. reported holding 5,999,868 shares with a market value of $211,375,347. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Wells Fargo Co. reported holding 7,800,494 shares with a market value of $261,940,603. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,800,626. 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.
  • Hj Heinz Co. (NYSE:HNZ): On 06/30/2011, Wells Fargo Co. reported holding 4,955,134 shares with a market value of $264,009,533. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Wells Fargo Co. reported holding 4,778,912 shares with a market value of $241,239,476. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -176,222. About Company: H.J. Heinz Company manufactures and markets processed food products throughout the world. The Company’s principal products include ketchup, condiments and sauces, frozen food, soups, beans and pasta meals, infant nutrition and other processed food products.
  • Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM): On 06/30/2011, Wells Fargo Co. reported holding 6,435,374 shares with a market value of $429,689,900. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Wells Fargo Co. reported holding 3,585,292 shares with a market value of $223,650,519. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,850,082. 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.

(Note: Data regarding Wells Fargo Co.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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