Robert W. Baird Co. Likes These Financial Companies the Most in Q3 Portfolio

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Robert W. Baird Co.’s top holdings in the Financial sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 394 stocks in the Financial sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $1.322 billion.

  • Pimco Enhanced Short Maturity Strgy Etf (NYSE:MINT): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 806,231 shares with a market value of $81,501,889. This comprised 2.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 726,250 shares with a market value of $72,930,024. This comprised 2.11% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -79,981. About Company: PIMCO Enhanced Short Maturity Strategy Fund is an actively managed exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is to provide maximum current income, consistent with preservation of capital. The Fund is an actively managed ETF.
  • Ishares Russell 1000 Value Index (NYSE:IWD): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 989,510 shares with a market value of $67,563,742. This comprised 1.74% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,009,143 shares with a market value of $57,107,403. This comprised 1.65% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 19,633. About Company: iShares Russell 1000 Value Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the Russell 1000 Value Index. The Index measures the performance of the large-capitalization value sector of the U.S. equity market. The Fund uses a Replication strategy to try to track the Index.
  • Spdr Gold Shares (NYSEARCA:GLD): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 252,568 shares with a market value of $36,874,928. This comprised 0.95% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 255,902 shares with a market value of $40,447,869. This comprised 1.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,334. About Company: SPDR Gold Trust is an investment fund incorporated in the USA. The investment objective of the Trust is for the Shares to reflect the performance of the price of gold bullion, less the Trust’s expenses. The Trust holds gold and is expected from time to time to issue Baskets in exchange for deposits of gold and to distribute gold in connection with redemptions of Baskets.
  • Utilities Select Sector Spdr (NYSE:XLU): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 405,534 shares with a market value of $13,577,278. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,198,067 shares with a market value of $40,279,011. This comprised 1.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 792,533. About Company: Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective is to provide investment results that correspond to the performance of The Utilities Select Sector Index. The Index includes communication services, electrical power providers and natural gas distributors.
  • Ishares Barclays 1-3 Year Credit Bond (NYSE:CSJ): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 465,067 shares with a market value of $48,808,780. This comprised 1.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 355,768 shares with a market value of $36,992,758. This comprised 1.07% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -109,299. About Company: iShares Barclays 1-3 Year Credit Bond Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the price and yield of the investment grade credit sector of the United States bond market as defined by the Barclays Capital 1-3 Year U.S. Credit Index.
  • Ishares Russell 1000 Growth Index (NYSE:IWF): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 633,724 shares with a market value of $38,581,118. This comprised 1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 652,170 shares with a market value of $34,291,100. This comprised 0.99% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 18,446. About Company: iShares Russell 1000 Growth Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the Russell 1000 Growth Index. The Index measures the performance of the large-capitalization growth sector of the U.S. equity market. The Fund uses a Replication strategy to track the Index.
  • Ishares Msci Eafe Index (NYSE:EFA): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 720,139 shares with a market value of $43,309,159. This comprised 1.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 631,994 shares with a market value of $30,196,673. This comprised 0.87% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -88,145. About Company: iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the MSCI EAFE Index. The Fund will concentrate its investments in stocks in the MSCI EAFE Index to approximately the same extent the Index is so concentrated.
  • Vanguard Europe Pacific Etf (NYSE:VEA): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 940,000 shares with a market value of $35,795,202. This comprised 0.92% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 964,933 shares with a market value of $29,073,430. This comprised 0.84% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 24,933. About Company: Vanguard Europe Pacific ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks to provide a tax-efficient investment return consisting of long-term capital appreciation. The Fund seeks investment performance that corresponds to the price and yield of the MSCI EAFE Index.
  • Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Etf (NYSE:VWO): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 718,378 shares with a market value of $34,927,538. This comprised 0.9% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 709,210 shares with a market value of $25,410,996. This comprised 0.73% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -9,168. About Company: Vanguard Emerging Markets ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks to track the performance of the MSCI Daily TR Net Emerging Markets USD Index. The Fund invests its assets in the stocks that make up the Index, holding each stock in the same proportion as its weighting.
  • Aberdeen Asia-pacific Income Fund Inc. (AMEX:FAX): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 3,226,711 shares with a market value of $23,651,791. This comprised 0.61% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 3,564,076 shares with a market value of $24,556,483. This comprised 0.71% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 337,365. About Company: Aberdeen Asia-Pacific Income Fund, Inc. is a closed-end, non-diversified investment company incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective seeks current income. The Fund may also achieve incidental capital appreciation. The Fund will invest primarily in Asian debt securities.

(Note: Data regarding Robert W. Baird Co.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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