Third Quarter Hedge Fund Activity Filed: WMT, MCD, SYY, AMZN, WAG, ORLY, ACN, UPS, DKS

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Robert W. Baird Co.’s top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 144 stocks in the Services sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $317.926 million.

  • Wal-mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 699,148 shares with a market value of $37,152,724. This comprised 0.96% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 690,125 shares with a market value of $35,817,489. This comprised 1.03% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -9,023. About Company: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates discount stores, supercenters, and neighborhood markets. The Company’s discount stores and supercenters offer merchandise such as apparel, housewares, small appliances, electronics, and hardware. Walmart’s markets offer a full-line supermarket and a limited assortment of general merchandise. The Company operates nationally and internationally.
  • Mcdonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 439,999 shares with a market value of $37,100,716. This comprised 0.96% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 211,992 shares with a market value of $18,617,137. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -228,007. 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.
  • Sysco Corp. (NYSE:SYY): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 508,481 shares with a market value of $15,854,438. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 512,556 shares with a market value of $13,275,200. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,075. About Company: Sysco Corporation distributes food and related products primarily to the foodservice industry. The Company also distributes personal care guest amenities, housekeeping supplies, room accessories, and textiles to the lodging industry.
  • Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 31,323 shares with a market value of $6,405,240. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 40,888 shares with a market value of $8,841,212. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 9,565. About Company: Amazon.com, Inc. is an online retailer that offers a wide range of products. The Company’s products include books, music, videotapes, computers, electronics, home and garden, and numerous other products. Amazon offers personalized shopping services, Web-based credit card payment, and direct shipping to customers.
  • Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 246,927 shares with a market value of $10,484,520. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 248,903 shares with a market value of $8,186,420. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,976. About Company: Walgreen Company operates retail drugstores that offer a wide variety of prescription and non-prescription drugs as well as general goods. The Company operates stores in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. Walgreen’s also offers health services, including primary and acute care, wellness, pharmacy and disease management services and health and fitness.
  • Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 146,368 shares with a market value of $8,843,554. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 148,535 shares with a market value of $7,824,824. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,167. About Company: Accenture PLC provides management and technology consulting services and solutions. The Company delivers a range of specialized capabilities and solutions to clients across all industries on a worldwide basis. Accenture’s network of businesses provides consulting, technology, outsourcing, and alliances.
  • O’reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ:ORLY): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 110,486 shares with a market value of $7,237,938. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 110,466 shares with a market value of $7,360,349. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -20. 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.
  • United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE:UPS): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 118,044 shares with a market value of $8,608,949. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 113,103 shares with a market value of $7,142,455. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -4,941. About Company: United Parcel Service, Inc.(NYSE:UPS) delivers packages and documents throughout the United States and in other countries and territories. The Company also provides global supply chain services and less-than-truckload transportation, primarily in the U.S. UPS’s business consists of integrated air and ground pick-up and delivery network
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods Inc. (NYSE:DKS): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 195,295 shares with a market value of $7,509,093. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 195,187 shares with a market value of $6,530,957. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -108. About Company: Dick’s Sporting Goods, Inc. is a sporting goods retailer that operates stores primarily in the eastern and central United States. The Company’s stores offer a broad selection of brand name sporting goods equipment, apparel, and footwear.
  • Express Scripts Inc. (NASDAQ:ESRX): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 175,787 shares with a market value of $9,488,982. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 155,335 shares with a market value of $5,758,268. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -20,452. About Company: Express Scripts, Inc is a full service pharmacy benefit management and specialty managed care company serving clients throughout North America. The Company’s customers include managed care organizations, insurance carriers, third party administrators, employers, and union-sponsored benefit plans. Express provides pharmacy network management, formulary management, and other services.

(Note: Data regarding Robert W. Baird Co.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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