Tech Shares Allocated in Top Hedge Fund’s Q3 Portfolio: MU, SNDK, LNKD, OVTI, INTU, AAPL, BRCD,

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Marshall Wace’s top holdings in the Technology sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 122 stocks in the Technology sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $89.747 million.

  • Sandisk Corp. (NASDAQ:SNDK): On 06/30/2011, Marshall Wace reported holding 104,886 shares with a market value of $4,352,769. This comprised 0.59% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Marshall Wace reported holding 116,101 shares with a market value of $4,685,836. This comprised 0.92% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 11,215. About Company: SanDisk Corporation supplies flash data storage products. The Company designs, manufactures, and markets industry-standard, solid-state data, digital imaging, and audio storage products using its patented, high-density flash memory and controller technology.
  • Micron Technology Inc. (NASDAQ:MU): On 06/30/2011, Marshall Wace reported holding 405,663 shares with a market value of $3,034,359. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Marshall Wace reported holding 895,281 shares with a market value of $4,512,216. This comprised 0.89% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 489,618. About Company: Micron Technology, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets dynamic random access memory chips (DRAMs), very fast static random access memory chips (SRAMs), Flash Memory, other semiconductor components, and memory modules.
  • Verisign Inc. (NASDAQ:VRSN): On 06/30/2011, Marshall Wace reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Marshall Wace reported holding 152,774 shares with a market value of $4,370,864. This comprised 0.86% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 152,774. About Company: VeriSign, Inc. provides Internet infrastructure services needed by websites, enterprises,electronic commerce providers, and individuals to conduct electronic commerce and communications over Internet protocol networks. The Company also provides Internet domain registration services for all all .com, .net, .cc, .tv, .name and .jobs domain namesand.
  • Linkedin Corp (NYSE:LNKD): On 06/30/2011, Marshall Wace reported holding 26,661 shares with a market value of $2,401,889. This comprised 0.33% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Marshall Wace reported holding 48,078 shares with a market value of $3,753,930. This comprised 0.74% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 21,417. About Company: LinkedIn Corporation operates a social networking website used for professional networking. The Company’s website allows members to post a profile of their professional expertise and accomplishments. LinkedIn allows members to be introduced to potential clients, service providers, and subject experts.
  • Omnivision Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:OVTI): On 06/30/2011, Marshall Wace reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Marshall Wace reported holding 236,178 shares with a market value of $3,315,939. This comprised 0.65% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 236,178. About Company: OmniVision Technologies, Inc. provides integrated single chip semiconductor imaging devices. The Company designs, develops, and markets semiconductor imaging devices for computing, communications, and consumer electronics applications. OmniVision’s image sensor product is used in cameras and camera related products such as personal computer, digital, and security cameras.
  • Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ:INTU): On 06/30/2011, Marshall Wace reported holding 1,535 shares with a market value of $79,605. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Marshall Wace reported holding 69,262 shares with a market value of $3,285,789. This comprised 0.65% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 67,727. About Company: Intuit Inc. develops and markets business and financial management software solutions for small and medium sized businesses, financial institutions, consumers, and accounting professionals The Company provides software for small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing.
  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 06/30/2011, Marshall Wace reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Marshall Wace reported holding 8,541 shares with a market value of $3,256,854. This comprised 0.64% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 8,541. 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.
  • Hewlett-packard Company (NYSE:HPQ): On 06/30/2011, Marshall Wace reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Marshall Wace reported holding 144,626 shares with a market value of $3,246,854. This comprised 0.64% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 144,626. About Company: Hewlett-Packard Company provides imaging and printing systems, computing systems, and information technology services for business and home. The Company’s products include laser and inkjet printers, scanners, copiers and faxes, personal computers, workstations, storage solutions, and other computing and printing systems. Hewlett-Packard sells its products worldwide.
  • Qlik Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:QLIK): On 06/30/2011, Marshall Wace reported holding 146,184 shares with a market value of $4,979,027. This comprised 0.68% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Marshall Wace reported holding 126,022 shares with a market value of $2,832,975. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -20,162. About Company: QLIK Technologies Inc. develops business intelligence solutions. The Company’s software platform combines enterprise-class analytics and search functionality into a single platform.
  • Brocade Communications Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:BRCD): On 06/30/2011, Marshall Wace reported holding 293,406 shares with a market value of $1,895,403. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Marshall Wace reported holding 638,989 shares with a market value of $2,760,433. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 345,583. About Company: Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. provides switching solutions for storage area networks. The Company’s switching solutions utilize the fiber channel interconnect protocol. Brocade’s family of SilkWorm switches enables a company to manage growth of its data storage requirements, improve the data transfer performance, and increase the size of its SAN.

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

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