Simon Property Group: Nationwide Fund Advisors’ Largest Q3 Financial Stock

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Nationwide Fund Advisors’ top holdings in the Financial sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 586 stocks in the Financial sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $77.517 million.

  • Simon Property Group Inc. (NYSE:SPG): On 06/30/2011, Nationwide Fund Advisors reported holding 55,818 shares with a market value of $6,487,726. This comprised 0.71% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Nationwide Fund Advisors reported holding 56,456 shares with a market value of $6,209,031. This comprised 0.91% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 638. About Company: Simon Property Group, Inc. is a self-administered and self-managed, real estate investment trust. The Company owns, develops, and manages retail real estate properties including regional malls, outlet centers, community/lifestyle centers, and international properties.
  • Intercontinentalexchange Inc. (NYSE:ICE): On 06/30/2011, Nationwide Fund Advisors reported holding 33,883 shares with a market value of $4,225,549. This comprised 0.46% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Nationwide Fund Advisors reported holding 32,277 shares with a market value of $3,817,078. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,606. About Company: IntercontinentalExchange Inc. operates global commodity and financial products marketplaces. The Company operates electronic energy markets and soft commodity exchanges as well. ICE offers access to contracts based on crude oil and refined products, natural gas, power and emissions, as well as agricultural commodities including cocoa, coffee, cotton, orange juice, and sugar.
  • Jpmorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM): On 06/30/2011, Nationwide Fund Advisors reported holding 183,299 shares with a market value of $7,504,261. This comprised 0.82% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Nationwide Fund Advisors reported holding 121,487 shares with a market value of $3,659,189. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -61,812. About Company: JPMorgan Chase & Co. provides global financial services and retail banking. The Company provides services such as investment banking, treasury and securities services, asset management, private banking, card member services, commercial banking, and home finance. JP Morgan Chase serves business enterprises, institutions, and individuals.
  • Cme Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CME): On 06/30/2011, Nationwide Fund Advisors reported holding 16,150 shares with a market value of $4,709,178. This comprised 0.52% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Nationwide Fund Advisors reported holding 13,481 shares with a market value of $3,321,718. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,669. About Company: CME Group Inc. operates a derivatives exchange that trades futures contracts and options on futures, interest rates, stock indexes, foreign exchange and commodities. The Exchange brings together buyers and sellers of derivatives products on its trading floors, electronic trading platform, and through privately negotiated transactions that it clears.
  • Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC): On 06/30/2011, Nationwide Fund Advisors reported holding 133,977 shares with a market value of $3,759,395. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Nationwide Fund Advisors reported holding 125,486 shares with a market value of $3,026,722. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -8,491. About Company: Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, leasing, credit cards, and consumer finance. The Company operates through physical stores, the Internet and other distribution channels across North America and elsewhere internationally.
  • The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (NYSE:GS): On 06/30/2011, Nationwide Fund Advisors reported holding 38,527 shares with a market value of $5,127,558. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Nationwide Fund Advisors reported holding 30,533 shares with a market value of $2,886,895. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -7,994. About Company: The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., a bank holding company, is a global investment banking and securities firm specializing in investment banking, trading and principal investments, asset management and securities services. The Company provides services to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and high-net worth individuals.
  • Blackrock Inc. (NYSE:BLK): On 06/30/2011, Nationwide Fund Advisors reported holding 18,995 shares with a market value of $3,643,431. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Nationwide Fund Advisors reported holding 16,306 shares with a market value of $2,413,451. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,689. About Company: BlackRock, Inc. provides diversified investment management services to institutional clients and to retail investors through various investment vehicles. The Company offers the BlackRock Funds and Blackrock Liquidity Funds, and also provides risk management services to fixed income institutional investors.
  • Boston Properties Inc. (NYSE:BXP): On 06/30/2011, Nationwide Fund Advisors reported holding 22,747 shares with a market value of $2,414,822. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Nationwide Fund Advisors reported holding 22,069 shares with a market value of $1,966,348. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -678. About Company: Boston Properties, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The trust owns, manages, and develops office properties in the United States, with a significant presence in Boston, Washington, D.C., Midtown Manhattan and San Francisco.
  • Public Storage (NYSE:PSA): On 06/30/2011, Nationwide Fund Advisors reported holding 18,379 shares with a market value of $2,095,390. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Nationwide Fund Advisors reported holding 17,644 shares with a market value of $1,964,659. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -735. About Company: Public Storage is a real estate investment trust. The trust’s principal business activities include the acquisition, development, ownership and operation of self-storage facilities in the United States. Public Storage also own an equity interest in an owner and operator of self-storage facilities in Europe.
  • Franklin Resources Inc. (NYSE:BEN): On 06/30/2011, Nationwide Fund Advisors reported holding 23,995 shares with a market value of $3,150,303. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Nationwide Fund Advisors reported holding 19,221 shares with a market value of $1,838,296. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -4,774. About Company: Franklin Resources, Inc. provides investment advisory services to mutual fund, retirement, institutional/separate accounts and high net worth investors. The Company manages various asset classes including domestic, international/global and emerging markets equity, domestic, international and municipal fixed income, money funds, alternative investments, and hedge funds.

(Note: Data regarding Nationwide Fund Advisors’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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