Proctor & Gamble: Legg Mason Investment Counsel’s Fav Q3 Consumer Goods Stock

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Legg Mason Investment Counsel’s top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 80 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $452.876 million.

  • Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG): On 06/30/2011, Legg Mason Investment Counsel reported holding 1,875,448 shares with a market value of $119,222,229. This comprised 2.92% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Legg Mason Investment Counsel reported holding 1,814,721 shares with a market value of $114,654,073. This comprised 3.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -60,727. 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.
  • V.f. Corporation (NYSE:VFC): On 06/30/2011, Legg Mason Investment Counsel reported holding 591,491 shares with a market value of $64,212,262. This comprised 1.57% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Legg Mason Investment Counsel reported holding 563,333 shares with a market value of $68,456,224. This comprised 1.96% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -28,158. About Company: VF Corporation is an international apparel company. The Company owns a broad portfolio of brands in the jeanswear, outerwear, packs, footwear, sportswear and occupational apparel categories. VF Corp’s products are marketed to consumers shopping in specialty stores, upscale and traditional department stores, national chains and mass merchants.
  • General Mills Inc. (NYSE:GIS): On 06/30/2011, Legg Mason Investment Counsel reported holding 1,384,078 shares with a market value of $51,515,385. This comprised 1.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Legg Mason Investment Counsel reported holding 1,484,892 shares with a market value of $57,153,496. This comprised 1.64% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 100,814. 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.
  • Pepsico Inc. (NYSE:PEP): On 06/30/2011, Legg Mason Investment Counsel reported holding 893,134 shares with a market value of $62,903,428. This comprised 1.54% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Legg Mason Investment Counsel reported holding 898,725 shares with a market value of $55,631,079. This comprised 1.6% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 5,591. 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.
  • Coach Inc. (NYSE:COH): On 06/30/2011, Legg Mason Investment Counsel reported holding 781,213 shares with a market value of $49,942,947. This comprised 1.22% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Legg Mason Investment Counsel reported holding 796,252 shares with a market value of $41,269,743. This comprised 1.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 15,039. 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.
  • The Coca-cola Company (NYSE:KO): On 06/30/2011, Legg Mason Investment Counsel reported holding 384,326 shares with a market value of $25,861,297. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Legg Mason Investment Counsel reported holding 361,413 shares with a market value of $24,417,061. This comprised 0.7% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -22,913. 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.
  • Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM): On 06/30/2011, Legg Mason Investment Counsel reported holding 154,883 shares with a market value of $10,341,537. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Legg Mason Investment Counsel reported holding 157,763 shares with a market value of $9,841,256. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,880. 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.
  • Kimberly-clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB): On 06/30/2011, Legg Mason Investment Counsel reported holding 129,485 shares with a market value of $8,618,521. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Legg Mason Investment Counsel reported holding 120,516 shares with a market value of $8,557,841. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -8,969. 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.
  • Darling International Inc. (NYSE:DAR): On 06/30/2011, Legg Mason Investment Counsel reported holding 494,094 shares with a market value of $8,745,464. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Legg Mason Investment Counsel reported holding 488,956 shares with a market value of $6,155,956. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -5,138. About Company: Darling International Inc. collects and recycles animal processing by-products and used restaurant cooking oil. The Company also provides grease trap collection services to restaurants. Darling processes such raw materials into finished products such as tallow, meat and bone meal, and yellow grease for sale in the United States and overseas.
  • Colgate-palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL): On 06/30/2011, Legg Mason Investment Counsel reported holding 83,328 shares with a market value of $7,283,701. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Legg Mason Investment Counsel reported holding 67,595 shares with a market value of $5,994,325. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -15,733. 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 Legg Mason Investment Counsel’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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