Third Point’s 4 Top Consumer Goods Stock Holdings

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Third Point’s top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 5 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $292.327 million.

  • Sara Lee Corp. (NYSE:SLE): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 6,650,000 shares with a market value of $126,283,498. This comprised 4.79% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 6,800,000 shares with a market value of $111,180,003. This comprised 5.36% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 150,000. About Company: Sara Lee Corporation manufactures and markets brand-name products for consumers throughout the world. The Company is focused primarily on the meats, baking, beverage and household products categories.
  • Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE:MJN): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,600,000 shares with a market value of $108,080,005. This comprised 4.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,100,000 shares with a market value of $75,713,002. This comprised 3.65% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -500,000. About Company: Mead Johnson Nutrition Company manufactures nutritional products for infants, children, and expectant and nursing mothers. The Company markets its products in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
  • Warnaco Group Inc. (NYSE:WRC): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,000,000 shares with a market value of $46,090,000. This comprised 2.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,000,000. About Company: The Warnaco Group, Inc. manufactures intimate apparel, menswear, jeanswear, swimwear, and accessories. The Company also owns and operates Speedo Authentic Fitness stores in the United States and Canada. Warnaco’s products are sold under various brand names, including Warner’s, Olga, Calvin Klein, and Speedo.
  • Newell Rubbermaid Inc. (NYSE:NWL): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,450,000 shares with a market value of $22,881,000. This comprised 0.87% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 3,500,000 shares with a market value of $41,545,000. This comprised 2% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,050,000. About Company: Newell Rubbermaid Inc. manufactures and markets branded consumer products which are sold through a variety of retail and wholesale distribution channels. The Company’s products include housewares, juvenile products, home furnishings, office products, tools and hardware, and hair accessories.
  • Xerium Technologies Inc. (NYSE:XRM): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,700,000 shares with a market value of $31,534,999. This comprised 1.2% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,700,000 shares with a market value of $17,799,000. This comprised 0.86% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Xerium Technologies, Inc. manufactures and supplies consumable products used in the production of paper. The Company produces both clothing and roll covers that are installed on paper-making machines, and play key roles in the process by which raw materials are converted into finished paper. Xerium Technologies has manufacturing facilities in major paper-producing regions around the world.

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

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