Shares of Wynn, CBS and Starbucks Lead Waddell Reed’s $8.2B Invested in Services Companies

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Waddell Reed Financial’s top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 95 stocks in the Services sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $8.289 billion.

  • Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ:WYNN): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 18,016,193 shares with a market value of $2,586,044,222. This comprised 5.68% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 18,165,042 shares with a market value of $2,090,433,067. This comprised 5.77% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 148,849. About Company: Wynn Resorts Limited owns and operates luxury hotels and destination casino resorts in Las Vegas, Nevada and in Macau, China. The resorts features guest rooms and suits, restaurants, golf courses, and on-site luxury automotive dealerships.
  • Cbs Corp Cl B (NYSE:CBS): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 41,508,020 shares with a market value of $1,182,563,480. This comprised 2.6% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 44,852,020 shares with a market value of $914,084,130. This comprised 2.52% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,344,000. About Company: CBS Corporation is a multimedia company that operates broadcasting, television production, and publishing businesses. The Company operates television and radio stations, produces and syndicates television programs, publishes books, provides online content as well as provides outdoor advertising.
  • Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ:SBUX): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 19,043,515 shares with a market value of $752,028,439. This comprised 1.65% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 20,141,709 shares with a market value of $751,084,347. This comprised 2.07% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,098,194. About Company: Starbucks Corporation retails, roasts, and provides its own brand of specialty coffee. The Company operates retail locations worldwide and sells whole bean coffees through its sales group, direct response business, supermarkets, and on the World Wide Web. Starbucks also produces and sells bottled coffee drinks and a line of ice creams.
  • Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. (NYSE:HOT): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 18,778,612 shares with a market value of $1,052,353,434. This comprised 2.31% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 17,869,830 shares with a market value of $693,706,795. This comprised 1.92% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -908,782. About Company: Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. owns, manages, and franchises luxury and upscale hotels throughout the world. The Company also develops and operates vacation interval ownership resorts.
  • Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 343,200 shares with a market value of $103,419,887. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 1,292,685 shares with a market value of $409,987,979. This comprised 1.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 949,485. About Company: MasterCard, Inc. is a global payment solutions company that provides a variety of services in support of the credit, debit and related payment programs of financial institutions. The Company offers transaction processing services for credit and debit cards, electronic cash, automated teller machines, and travelers checks.
  • Mcdonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 2,985,580 shares with a market value of $251,744,105. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 3,732,638 shares with a market value of $327,800,268. This comprised 0.91% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 747,058. About Company: McDonald’s Corporation operates and franchises fast-food restaurants worldwide. The Company’s franchised and company operated fast food restaurants offer a variety of low price fast foods in locations around the world.
  • Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 1,769,252 shares with a market value of $184,709,911. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 1,932,067 shares with a market value of $157,791,908. This comprised 0.44% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 162,815. About Company: Union Pacific Corporation is a rail transportation company. The Company’s railroad hauls a variety of goods, including agricultural, automotive, and chemical products. Union Pacific offers long-haul routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways as well as connects with Canada’s rail systems and serves the major gateways to Mexico.
  • Macy’s Inc. (NYSE:M): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 5,782,540 shares with a market value of $169,081,468. This comprised 0.37% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 5,882,115 shares with a market value of $154,817,265. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 99,575. About Company: Macy’s, Inc. operates department stores in the United States. The Company also operates direct mail catalog and electronic commerce subsidiaries. Macy’s retail stores sell a wide range of merchandise, including men’s, women’s and children’s apparel and accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods.
  • Autozone Inc. (NYSE:AZO): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 443,425 shares with a market value of $130,743,864. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 477,087 shares with a market value of $152,281,401. This comprised 0.42% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 33,662. About Company: AutoZone, Inc. is a specialty retailer of automotive replacement parts and accessories. The Company offers an extensive product line for cars, sport utility vehicles, vans and light trucks, including new and remanufactured automotive hard parts, maintenance items, accessories and non-automotive products. Autozone operates in United States and Puerto Rico, and Mexico.
  • Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE:TWC): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 1,471,605 shares with a market value of $114,844,056. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 2,309,613 shares with a market value of $144,743,442. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 838,008. About Company: Time Warner Cable Inc. offers cable television subscription services. The Company also offers Internet access and voice over Internet protocol telephone services.

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

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