P&G Tops World Asset Mgmnt’s Heaviest Consumer Goods Investments

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding World Asset Management’s top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 156 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $359.348 million.

Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG): On 06/30/2011, World Asset Management reported holding 642,183 shares with a market value of $40,823,573. This comprised 0.8% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, World Asset Management reported holding 570,006 shares with a market value of $36,012,979. This comprised 0.94% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -72,177. 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, World Asset Management reported holding 505,106 shares with a market value of $33,988,583. This comprised 0.67% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, World Asset Management reported holding 454,381 shares with a market value of $30,697,979. This comprised 0.8% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -50,725. 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, World Asset Management reported holding 364,661 shares with a market value of $25,683,074. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, World Asset Management reported holding 329,207 shares with a market value of $20,377,914. This comprised 0.53% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -35,454. 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 06/30/2011, World Asset Management reported holding 351,999 shares with a market value of $23,502,972. This comprised 0.46% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, World Asset Management reported holding 308,703 shares with a market value of $19,256,893. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -43,296. 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.

Toyota Motor Corp. (NYSE:TM): On 06/30/2011, World Asset Management reported holding 249,793 shares with a market value of $20,587,939. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, World Asset Management reported holding 236,431 shares with a market value of $16,138,781. This comprised 0.42% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -13,362. About Company: TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION manufactures, sells, leases, and repairs passenger cars, trucks, buses, and their related parts worldwide. The Company also operates financing services through their subsidiaries. Toyota Motor builds homes, produces pleasure boats, and develops intelligent transportation systems including radar cruise control and electronic toll collection systems.

Anheuser-busch Inbev (NYSE:BUD): On 06/30/2011, World Asset Management reported holding 231,526 shares with a market value of $13,430,823. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, World Asset Management reported holding 219,141 shares with a market value of $11,610,090. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -12,385. About Company: Anheuser-Busch InBev NV brews beer. The Company manufactures ale, lager, stout, and bitter beer. Anheuser-Busch InBev owns brands that are both nationally and internationally prominent. The Company has production plants in Europe, the Americas, and Asia.

Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT): On 06/30/2011, World Asset Management reported holding 359,783 shares with a market value of $12,675,155. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, World Asset Management reported holding 323,877 shares with a market value of $10,875,790. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -35,906. 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.

British American Tobacco Plc (AMEX:BTI): On 06/30/2011, World Asset Management reported holding 134,519 shares with a market value of $11,837,672. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, World Asset Management reported holding 126,407 shares with a market value of $10,710,466. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -8,112. 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.

Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO): On 06/30/2011, World Asset Management reported holding 412,992 shares with a market value of $10,907,119. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, World Asset Management reported holding 365,399 shares with a market value of $9,796,347. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -47,593. 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.

Colgate-palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL): On 06/30/2011, World Asset Management reported holding 112,947 shares with a market value of $9,872,698. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, World Asset Management reported holding 100,933 shares with a market value of $8,950,738. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -12,014. 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.

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

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