Research In Motion: Major Institutional Shareholder Changes for Q3

204 institutional firms indicated owning shares of Research In Motion Limited (NASDAQ:RIMM) in both Q2 2011and Q3 2011. These firms reported owning a total of 224.529 million shares on 06/30/2011 and 235.611 million shares on 09/30/2011. The shares closed at $28.85 on 06/30/2011 and $20.30 on 09/30/2011, for an aggregate market value of $6.478 billion and $4.783 billion, respectively.

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information on the ten largest positions at the end of September 30th, 2011.

  • PRIMECAP MANAGEMENT CO/CA/ held 21,015,173 shares on 06/30/2011 which were worth $606,287,741. On 09/30/2011 the firm held 29,058,673 shares worth $589,891,062. This represented an increase of 8,043,500 shares or $16,396,679.
  • MCLEAN BUDDEN LTD held 14,916,898 shares on 06/30/2011 which were worth $430,352,507. On 09/30/2011 the firm held 16,929,438 shares worth $343,667,591. This represented an increase of 2,012,540 shares or $86,684,916.
  • FMR LLC held 11,457,388 shares on 06/30/2011 which were worth $330,545,644. On 09/30/2011 the firm held 12,465,680 shares worth $253,053,304. This represented an increase of 1,008,292 shares or $77,492,340.
  • FAIRFAX FINANCIAL HOLDINGS LTD/ CAN held 8,373,300 shares on 06/30/2011 which were worth $241,569,705. On 09/30/2011 the firm held 11,798,300 shares worth $239,505,490. This represented an increase of 3,425,000 shares or $2,064,215.
  • INVESCO LTD. held 10,762,956 shares on 06/30/2011 which were worth $310,511,281. On 09/30/2011 the firm held 11,324,361 shares worth $229,884,528. This represented an increase of 561,405 shares or $80,626,752.
  • IG INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT LTD held 8,715,299 shares on 06/30/2011 which were worth $251,436,376. On 09/30/2011 the firm held 8,935,899 shares worth $181,398,750. This represented an increase of 220,600 shares or $70,037,626.
  • BMO FINANCIAL CORP held 8,141,932 shares on 06/30/2011 which were worth $234,894,738. On 09/30/2011 the firm held 8,593,136 shares worth $174,440,661. This represented an increase of 451,204 shares or $60,454,077.
  • BLACKROCK INC. held 7,138,598 shares on 06/30/2011 which were worth $205,948,552. On 09/30/2011 the firm held 8,533,051 shares worth $173,220,935. This represented an increase of 1,394,453 shares or $32,727,617.
  • GOODMAN & COMPANY, INVESTMENT COUNSEL LTD. held 4,326,942 shares on 06/30/2011 which were worth $124,832,277. On 09/30/2011 the firm held 8,004,415 shares worth $162,489,625. This represented an increase of 3,677,473 shares or $37,657,348.
  • BLACKROCK INSTITUTIONAL TRUST COMPANY, N.A. held 6,215,971 shares on 06/30/2011 which were worth $179,330,763. On 09/30/2011 the firm held 6,322,186 shares worth $128,340,376. This represented an increase of 106,215 shares or $50,990,388.

About the company: Research In Motion Limited (RIM) designs, manufactures, and markets wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. The Company provides platforms and solutions for access to email, phone, SMS messaging, Internet, and Intranet-based applications.

Competitors to Watch: Motorola Mobility (NYSE:MMI), Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK), Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), Motorola Solutions Inc (NYSE:MSI), Arris Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ARRS), Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ:HLIT), Cobra Electronics Corp. (NASDAQ:COBR), Blonder Tongue Labs, Inc. (AMEX:BDR), Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), BigBand Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ:BBND), and Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL).

(Note: Data regarding Research In Motion Limited’s institutional shareholders are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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