Royal Bank of Canada’s Heaviest Tech Stock Positions in Q3: BCE, RCI, AAPL, TU

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Royal Bank of Canada’s top holdings in the Technology sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 781 stocks in the Technology sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $9.595 billion.

  • Bce Inc. (NYSE:BCE): On 06/30/2011, Royal Bank of Canada reported holding 44,116,936 shares with a market value of $1,733,354,456. This comprised 1.71% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Royal Bank of Canada reported holding 45,313,705 shares with a market value of $1,697,451,348. This comprised 2.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,196,769. About Company: BCE Inc., provides a full range of communication services to residential and business customers in Canada. The Company’s services includes local, long distance and wireless phone services, high speed and wireless Internet access, IP-broadband services, value-added business solutions and direct-to-home satellite and VDSL television services.
  • Rogers Communications Inc. (NYSE:RCI): On 06/30/2011, Royal Bank of Canada reported holding 36,427,588 shares with a market value of $1,439,618,294. This comprised 1.42% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Royal Bank of Canada reported holding 33,762,411 shares with a market value of $1,155,012,049. This comprised 1.46% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,665,177. About Company: Rogers Communications, Inc. is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. The Company’s activities include wireless voice and data communications services over its national GSM and HSPA networks; cable television, telephony and high speed Internet access services over its broadband networks; and radio and TV broadcasting, televised shopping, magazines, and sports entertainment.
  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 06/30/2011, Royal Bank of Canada reported holding 2,469,386 shares with a market value of $828,898,832. This comprised 0.82% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Royal Bank of Canada reported holding 2,858,958 shares with a market value of $1,090,177,885. This comprised 1.37% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 389,572. About Company: Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers and related personal computing and mobile communication devices along with a variety of related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. The Company sells its products worldwide through its online stores, its retail stores, its direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, and resellers.
  • Telus Corporation (NYSE:TU): On 06/30/2011, Royal Bank of Canada reported holding 16,561,199 shares with a market value of $871,119,042. This comprised 0.86% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Royal Bank of Canada reported holding 16,752,956 shares with a market value of $774,656,714. This comprised 0.98% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 191,757. About Company: Telus Corporation is a telecommunications company providing a variety of communications products and services. The Company provides voice, data, Internet, and wireless services to businesses and consumers in Canada.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 06/30/2011, Royal Bank of Canada reported holding 22,804,407 shares with a market value of $592,914,582. This comprised 0.59% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Royal Bank of Canada reported holding 17,531,098 shares with a market value of $436,349,019. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -5,273,309. About Company: Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses, sells, and supports software products. The Company offers operating system software, server application software, business and consumer applications software, software development tools, and Internet and intranet software. Microsoft also develops video game consoles and digital music entertainment devices.
  • International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM): On 06/30/2011, Royal Bank of Canada reported holding 2,402,903 shares with a market value of $412,218,017. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Royal Bank of Canada reported holding 2,191,502 shares with a market value of $383,227,944. This comprised 0.48% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -211,401. About Company: International Business Machines Corporation provides computer solutions through the use of advanced information technology. The Company’s solutions include technologies, systems, products, services, software, and financing. IBM offers its products through its global sales and distribution organization, as well as through a variety of third party distributors and resellers.
  • Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): On 06/30/2011, Royal Bank of Canada reported holding 16,996,033 shares with a market value of $376,632,089. This comprised 0.37% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Royal Bank of Canada reported holding 15,158,477 shares with a market value of $323,481,901. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,837,556. About Company: Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The Company’s major products include microprocessors, chipsets, embedded processors and microcontrollers, flash memory products, graphics products, network and communications products, systems management software, conferencing products, and digital imaging products.
  • Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG): On 06/30/2011, Royal Bank of Canada reported holding 589,565 shares with a market value of $298,543,928. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Royal Bank of Canada reported holding 619,981 shares with a market value of $319,315,001. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 30,416. About Company: Google Inc. is a global technology company that provides a web based search engine through its website. The Company offers a wide range of search options, including web, image, groups, directory, and news searches.
  • At&t Inc. (NYSE:T): On 06/30/2011, Royal Bank of Canada reported holding 10,536,192 shares with a market value of $330,941,789. This comprised 0.33% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Royal Bank of Canada reported holding 7,866,208 shares with a market value of $224,344,256. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,669,984. About Company: AT&T Inc. is a communications holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides local and long-distance phone service, wireless and data communications, Internet access and messaging, IP-based and satellite television, security services, telecommunications equipment, and directory advertising and publishing.
  • Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): On 06/30/2011, Royal Bank of Canada reported holding 18,258,446 shares with a market value of $285,014,336. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Royal Bank of Canada reported holding 14,268,028 shares with a market value of $221,154,434. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -3,990,418. About Company: Cisco Systems, Inc. supplies data networking products for the Internet. The Company’s Internet Protocol-based networking solutions are installed at corporations, public institutions and telecommunication companies worldwide. The Company’s solutions transport data, voice, and video within buildings, across campuses, and around the world.

(Note: Data regarding Royal Bank of Canada’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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