Select Equity’s Top 10 Third Quarter Stock Holdings: SHW, BAM, SIAL, ORLY, ESI, SIG, GRMN

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Select Equity Group’s top holdings for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 84 stocks at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $4.4 billion.

  • Sherwin-williams Co. (NYSE:SHW): On 06/30/2011, Select Equity Group reported holding 2,675,724 shares with a market value of $224,412,979. This comprised 5.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Select Equity Group reported holding 3,090,621 shares with a market value of $235,814,392. This comprised 5.36% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 414,897. About Company: The Sherwin-Williams Company manufactures, distributes, and sells paints, coatings, and related products. The Company’s products are sold to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers primarily in North and South America. Sherwin Williams also has additional operations in the Caribbean region, Europe and Asia.
  • Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (NYSE:BAM): On 06/30/2011, Select Equity Group reported holding 6,126,604 shares with a market value of $203,219,443. This comprised 4.61% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Select Equity Group reported holding 7,565,087 shares with a market value of $208,418,141. This comprised 4.74% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,438,483. About Company: Brookfield Asset Management Inc is a global asset management company focused on property, infrastructure and renewable power. The Company owns office buildings in major business centers. Brookfield also owns and operates power generating plants, ports, railways, utilities and timberlands, and invests on behalf of third parties.
  • Sigma-aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ:SIAL): On 06/30/2011, Select Equity Group reported holding 2,549,345 shares with a market value of $187,070,929. This comprised 4.25% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Select Equity Group reported holding 3,151,904 shares with a market value of $194,756,151. This comprised 4.43% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 602,559. About Company: Sigma-Aldrich Corporation develops, manufactures, purchases and distributes a broad range of chemicals, biochemicals and equipment. The Company’s chemical products and kits are used in scientific research, including genomic and proteomic, biotechnology, pharmaceutical development and as key components in pharmaceutical, diagnostic and other high technology manufacturing.
  • O’reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY): On 06/30/2011, Select Equity Group reported holding 2,711,417 shares with a market value of $177,624,933. This comprised 4.03% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Select Equity Group reported holding 2,587,108 shares with a market value of $172,378,999. This comprised 3.92% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -124,309. About Company: O’Reilly Automotive, Inc. retails and supplies automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories. The Company sells its products to do-it-yourself customers and professional mechanics or service technicians. O’Reilly operates stores throughout the United States.
  • Itt Educational Services Inc. (NYSE:ESI): On 06/30/2011, Select Equity Group reported holding 2,048,459 shares with a market value of $160,271,428. This comprised 3.64% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Select Equity Group reported holding 2,925,232 shares with a market value of $168,434,864. This comprised 3.83% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 876,773. About Company: ITT Educational Services, Inc. provides technology-oriented postsecondary degree programs in the United States. The Company’s institutes offer associate, bachelor, and master degree programs, as well as non-degree diploma programs.
  • Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG): On 06/30/2011, Select Equity Group reported holding 4,230,965 shares with a market value of $198,051,477. This comprised 4.49% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Select Equity Group reported holding 4,958,952 shares with a market value of $167,612,574. This comprised 3.81% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 727,987. About Company: Signet Jewelers Ltd. retails jewelry, watches, gifts and accessories. The Company operates in the United States and the United Kingdom.
  • Kirby Corporation (NYSE:KEX): On 06/30/2011, Select Equity Group reported holding 2,451,159 shares with a market value of $138,907,176. This comprised 3.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Select Equity Group reported holding 3,107,806 shares with a market value of $163,594,906. This comprised 3.72% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 656,647. About Company: Kirby Corporation operates a fleet of inland tank barges. The Company transports industrial chemicals, refined petroleum products, black oil products, and agricultural chemicals. Kirby also overhauls and services diesel engines employed in marine, power generation, and rail applications.
  • Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation (NYSE:WAB): On 06/30/2011, Select Equity Group reported holding 3,012,205 shares with a market value of $197,962,116. This comprised 4.49% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Select Equity Group reported holding 3,086,030 shares with a market value of $163,158,403. This comprised 3.71% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 73,825. About Company: Wabtec Corporation, doing business as Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation, provides technology products and services for the rail industry on a worldwide basis. The Company manufactures a range of products for locomotives, freight cars, and passenger transit vehicles. Wabtec also builds new locomotives and provides aftermarket services.
  • Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN): On 06/30/2011, Select Equity Group reported holding 5,203,465 shares with a market value of $171,870,443. This comprised 3.9% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Select Equity Group reported holding 4,983,957 shares with a market value of $158,340,316. This comprised 3.6% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -219,508. About Company: Garmin Ltd. provides navigation, communications, and information devices, most of which are enabled by Global Positioning System (NYSE:GPS) technology. The Company designs, develops, manufactures, and markets hand-held, portable, and fixed mount GPS-enabled products and other navigation, communications, and information products under the GARMIN brand name.
  • Henry Schein Inc. (NASDAQ:HSIC): On 06/30/2011, Select Equity Group reported holding 1,668,124 shares with a market value of $119,420,991. This comprised 2.71% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Select Equity Group reported holding 2,251,169 shares with a market value of $139,594,986. This comprised 3.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 583,045. About Company: Henry Schein, Inc. distributes healthcare products and services, including practice management software, to office-based healthcare practitioners. The Company has operations in North America and other countries. Henry Schein’s operations include direct marketing, telesales, and field sales.

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

Advantage: Check out our interactive stock charts, fundamentals, Twitter stream, and more >>

Improve Your 2011 Financial Health: Join the winning team of stock pickers with Wall St. Cheat Sheet’s acclaimed premium newsletter>>