Putnam Investment’s Largest Q3 Conglomerates Stock Holdings: GE, UTX, CBE, PPG, MMM

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Putnam Investment Management’s top holdings in the Conglomerates sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 10 stocks in the Conglomerates sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $495.773 million.

  • General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE): On 06/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 1,953,693 shares with a market value of $36,846,651. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 20,608,611 shares with a market value of $313,663,065. This comprised 1.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 18,654,918. About Company: General Electric Company is a diversified technology, media and financial services company. The Company offers products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, and water processing technology to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. General Electric conducts operations globally.
  • United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX): On 06/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 143,934 shares with a market value of $12,739,599. This comprised 0.06% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 1,706,023 shares with a market value of $120,035,779. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,562,089. About Company: United Technologies Corporation provides technology products and support services to customers in the aerospace and building industries worldwide. The Company’s products include aircraft engines, elevators and escalators, heating and air conditioning equipment, helicopters, aerospace systems, fuel cell systems, and fire and safety equipment.
  • Cooper Industries Plc (NYSE:CBE): On 06/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 784,660 shares with a market value of $46,820,661. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 579,202 shares with a market value of $26,712,796. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -205,458. About Company: Cooper Industries PLC is a global, diversified electrical products and tools manufacturer. The Company’s products include electrical distribution equipment, wiring devices, support systems, hazardous duty electrical equipment, lighting fixtures, emergency lighting, fuses, nonpower hand tools and industrial power tools.
  • Ppg Industries Inc. (NYSE:PPG): On 06/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 83,874 shares with a market value of $7,614,921. This comprised 0.04% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 353,561 shares with a market value of $24,982,622. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 269,687. About Company: PPG Industries, Inc. supplies products for the manufacturing, construction, automotive, chemical processing, and other industries worldwide. The Company makes protective and decorative coatings, flat glass, fabricated glass products, continuous-strand fiber glass products, and industrial and specialty chemicals.
  • 3m Co. (NYSE:MMM): On 06/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 91,610 shares with a market value of $8,689,208. This comprised 0.04% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 92,949 shares with a market value of $6,672,809. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,339. About Company: 3M Co. conducts operations in electronics, telecommunications, industrial, consumer and office, health care, safety, and other markets. The Company’s businesses share technologies, manufacturing operations, brands, marketing channels, and other resources. 3M serves customers in countries located around the world.
  • Clorox Corporation (NYSE:CLX): On 06/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 9,300 shares with a market value of $627,192. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 29,862 shares with a market value of $1,980,747. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 20,562. About Company: The Clorox Company produces and markets non-durable consumer products sold primarily through grocery and other retail stores. The Company’s principal products include household cleaning and bleach products, charcoal, cat litter, automotive care products, dressings, and trash bags. Clorox markets its products in the United States and other countries around the world.
  • Danaher Corp. (NYSE:DHR): On 06/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 26,092 shares with a market value of $1,382,615. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 24,292 shares with a market value of $1,018,806. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,800. About Company: Danaher Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets professional instrumentation, medical technologies, industrial technologies, and tools and components.
  • Headwaters Inc. (NYSE:HW): On 06/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 310,380 shares with a market value of $971,489. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 307,015 shares with a market value of $442,102. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -3,365. About Company: Headwaters Incorporated develops and deploys alternative fuel and related technologies. The Company converts fossil fuels such as coal and heavy oils to alternative energy products while improving energy efficiency and the environment. Headwaters also acquires and expands synergistic new business opportunities.
  • Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT): On 06/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 13,289 shares with a market value of $313,753. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 13,051 shares with a market value of $230,220. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -238. About Company: Textron Inc. is a global, multi-industry company with operations in aircraft, defense, industrial products, and finance. The Company’s products include airplanes, helicopters, weapons, and automotive products. Textron’s finance division offers asset based lending, aviation, distribution, golf, and resort finance, as well as structured capital.
  • Sandridge Permian Trust Common Units Of Benficial Interest (NYSE:PER): On 06/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Putnam Investment Management reported holding 2,000 shares with a market value of $33,700. This comprised 0% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,000. About Company: SandRidge Permian Trust is a Delaware statutory trust formed to own royalty interests to be conveyed to the trust by SandRidge. The trust’s subsidiary is a diversified oil and natural gas company with a principal focus on exploration and production as well as also owns and operates gas gathering and processing facilities and CO2 treating and transportation facilities and oil recovery.

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

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