Ray Dalio and Bridgewater Like Shares of Avon Products, Xerox and Tyson Foods

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Bridgewater Associates’ top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 26 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $179.496 million.

  • Constellation Brands Inc. (NYSE:STZ): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 350,609 shares with a market value of $7,299,679. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,073,762 shares with a market value of $19,327,716. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 723,153. About Company: Constellation Brands, Inc. produces and markets beverage alcohol in North America, Europe, and Australia, and New Zealand. The Company has a portfolio of brands across the wine, imported beer, and distilled spirits categories. Constellation conducts its business through wholly owned subsidiaries as well as through a variety of joint ventures with various other entities.
  • Trw Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE:TRW): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 232,338 shares with a market value of $13,714,912. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 560,620 shares with a market value of $18,349,092. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 328,282. About Company: TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. supplies automotive systems, modules, and components to global automotive vehicle manufacturers and related aftermarkets. The Company’s products include active and passive safety related products. TRW’s products are primarily used in the manufacture of light vehicles.
  • Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 95,629 shares with a market value of $2,677,612. This comprised 0.04% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 675,192 shares with a market value of $13,233,763. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 579,563. About Company: Avon Products, Inc. manufactures and direct sells beauty and related products. The Company markets its products to consumers worldwide through independent sales representatives. Avon’s product line includes beauty, fashion and home.
  • Xerox Corp. (NYSE:XRX): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 861,778 shares with a market value of $8,971,109. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,798,278 shares with a market value of $12,533,997. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 936,500. About Company: Xerox Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, services, and finances a range of document processing products and services for use in offices around the world. The Company also, through subsidiaries, provides network management, consulting, design, and integration services for medium and large companies.
  • Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 294,575 shares with a market value of $11,379,433. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 453,894 shares with a market value of $11,383,661. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 159,319. About Company: Avery Dennison Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets pressure-sensitive materials, office products and a variety of tickets, tags, labels and other converted products. The Company also manufacture a variety of office products and other converted products, as well as binders, organizing systems, markers, fasteners, and business forms, and other products.
  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE:GT): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,666,327 shares with a market value of $27,944,305. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,079,627 shares with a market value of $10,893,437. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -586,700. About Company: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells tires for most applications. The Company also manufactures and markets several lines of rubber and rubber-related chemicals and provides automotive repair services. Goodyear also retreads truck, aircraft, and heavy equipment tires. The Company provides its products and services worldwide.
  • Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 134,152 shares with a market value of $3,191,476. This comprised 0.05% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 484,244 shares with a market value of $8,086,875. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 350,092. About Company: Sealed Air Corporation manufactures a wide range of packaging and performance-based materials and equipment systems. The Company’s products serve an array of food, industrial, medical, and consumer applications.
  • Carlisle Companies Inc. (NYSE:CSL): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 244,103 shares with a market value of $12,017,191. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 251,903 shares with a market value of $8,030,667. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 7,800. About Company: Carlisle Companies Incorporated manufactures and distributes construction materials, transportation products, and general industry products. The Company manufactures a variety of products for the roofing, real estate, construction, trucking, food-service, aircraft manufacturing, lawn and garden, and other industries.
  • Clarcor Inc (NYSE:CLC): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 187,758 shares with a market value of $8,877,198. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 186,458 shares with a market value of $7,715,632. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,300. About Company: CLARCOR Inc. manufactures and distributes filtration products for engine/mobile and industrial/environmental products, as well as consumer packaging products. The Company makes filters for a variety of automotive and heavy duty applications. CLARCOR’s packaging products include a variety of custom styled containers and packaging items.
  • Tyson Foods Inc Cl A (NYSE:TSN): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 413,188 shares with a market value of $8,024,111. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 426,088 shares with a market value of $7,396,888. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 12,900. About Company: Tyson Foods, Inc. produces, distributes, and markets chicken, beef, pork, prepared foods and related allied products. The Company’s products are marketed and sold to national and regional grocery retailers, regional grocery wholesalers, meat distributors, warehouse club stores, military commissaries, and industrial food processing companies.

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

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