This Mutual Fund’s Favorite Consumer Goods Stocks in Q3: K, VFC, COH, AVP, PII, MKC, HAS, THO, WWW

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Ave Maria Mutual Funds’ top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 21 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $73.808 million.

  • Kellogg Company (NYSE:K): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 183,900 shares with a market value of $10,173,348. This comprised 1.51% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 183,900 shares with a market value of $9,781,641. This comprised 1.71% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Kellogg Company manufactures and markets ready-to-eat cereal and other convenience foods. The Company’s products include cereals, cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit snacks, frozen waffles and veggie foods. Kellogg markets its products in the United States, Canada, and other countries throughout the world.
  • V.f. Corporation (NYSE:VFC): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 83,600 shares with a market value of $9,075,616. This comprised 1.35% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 73,600 shares with a market value of $8,943,872. This comprised 1.56% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -10,000. About Company: VF Corporation is an international apparel company. The Company owns a broad portfolio of brands in the jeanswear, outerwear, packs, footwear, sportswear and occupational apparel categories. VF Corp’s products are marketed to consumers shopping in specialty stores, upscale and traditional department stores, national chains and mass merchants.
  • Coach Inc. (NYSE:COH): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 162,300 shares with a market value of $10,375,839. This comprised 1.54% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 162,000 shares with a market value of $8,396,460. This comprised 1.46% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -300. About Company: Coach, Inc. designs, produces, and markets primarily leather goods. The Company’s products include handbags, business cases, men’s and women’s accessories, luggage and travel accessories, leather outerwear, and gloves. Coach, together with a licensing partner, offers watches, footwear, furniture, and eyewear.
  • Avon Products Inc. (NYSE:AVP): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 327,600 shares with a market value of $9,172,800. This comprised 1.36% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 382,300 shares with a market value of $7,493,080. This comprised 1.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 54,700. About Company: Avon Products, Inc. manufactures and direct sells beauty and related products. The Company markets its products to consumers worldwide through independent sales representatives. Avon’s product line includes beauty, fashion and home.
  • Colgate-palmolive Co. (NYSE:CL): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 77,000 shares with a market value of $6,730,570. This comprised 1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 77,000 shares with a market value of $6,828,360. This comprised 1.19% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Colgate-Palmolive Company is a consumer products company that markets its products throughout the world. The Company’s products include toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoos, deodorants, bar and liquid soaps, dishwashing liquid, and laundry products, as well as pet nutrition products for cats and dogs.
  • Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE:PII): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 69,500 shares with a market value of $7,726,315. This comprised 1.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 119,000 shares with a market value of $5,946,430. This comprised 1.04% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 49,500. About Company: Polaris Industries Inc. designs, engineers, and manufactures snowmobiles, all terrain vehicles, motorcycles, and personal watercraft. The Company markets its products, together with related replacement parts, garments, and accessories through dealers and distributors located in the United States, Canada, and Europe.
  • Mccormick & Co. Inc. (NYSE:MKC): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 118,200 shares with a market value of $5,859,174. This comprised 0.87% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 118,200 shares with a market value of $5,456,112. This comprised 0.95% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: McCormick & Company, Inc. manufactures, markets, and distributes flavor products (including spices, herbs, extracts, seasonings and flavorings) and other specialty food products to the food industry. The Company sells to retail stores, food manufacturers, and food service businesses.
  • Hasbro Inc. (NYSE:HAS): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 85,000 shares with a market value of $3,734,050. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 136,000 shares with a market value of $4,434,960. This comprised 0.77% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 51,000. About Company: Hasbro, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets toys, games, interactive software, puzzles, and infant products in the United States and internationally. The Company’s products include a variety of games, including traditional board, card, hand-held electronic, trading card, role-playing and DVD games, as well as electronic learning aids and puzzles as well as dolls and action figures.
  • Thor Industries Inc. (NYSE:THO): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 146,700 shares with a market value of $3,249,405. This comprised 0.57% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 146,700. About Company: Thor Industries, Inc. produces and sells a wide range of recreation vehicles, as well as small and mid-size buses. The Company markets its products through independent dealers located throughout the United States and Canada. Thor’s products are sold under the Airstream Classic, Dutchmen, Skamper, Infinity, Four Winds, Citation, Signature, and other names.
  • Wolverine World Wide Inc. (NYSE:WWW): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 100,000 shares with a market value of $4,175,000. This comprised 0.62% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 90,000 shares with a market value of $2,992,500. This comprised 0.52% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -10,000. About Company: Wolverine World Wide, Inc. manufactures and markets branded footwear and performance leathers. The Company’s products include shoes, slippers, occupational and safety footwear, and performance outdoor footwear, among others.

(Note: Data regarding Ave Maria Mutual Funds’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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