Tobacco Stocks Lead Ameriprise Financial’s $12.8B Consumer Goods Portfolio in Q3

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Ameriprise Financial’s top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 320 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $12.814 billion.

  • Lorillard Inc. (NYSE:LO): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 10,254,125 shares with a market value of $1,116,366,617. This comprised 0.74% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 11,896,974 shares with a market value of $1,316,994,985. This comprised 1.07% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,642,849. About Company: Lorillard, Inc. manufactures and sells cigarettes. The Company produces cigarettes for both the premium and discount segments of the domestic cigarette market for sale to distributors and retailers in the United States.
  • Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 18,027,920 shares with a market value of $1,203,724,158. This comprised 0.8% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 18,846,436 shares with a market value of $1,175,640,698. This comprised 0.95% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 818,516. About Company: Philip Morris International Inc., through its subsidiaries, affiliates and their licensees, produces, sells, distributes, and markets a wide range of branded cigarettes and tobacco products in markets outside of the United States of America. The Company’s portfolio comprises both international and local brands.
  • The Coca-cola Company (NYSE:KO): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 5,463,991 shares with a market value of $367,671,959. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 8,446,927 shares with a market value of $570,674,367. This comprised 0.46% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,982,936. About Company: The Coca-Cola Company manufactures, markets, and distributes soft drink concentrates and syrups. The Company also distributes and markets juice and juice-drink products. Coca-Cola distributes its products to retailers and wholesalers in the United States and internationally.
  • Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ:GMCR): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 2,033,542 shares with a market value of $181,513,963. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 5,227,965 shares with a market value of $485,887,080. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,194,423. About Company: Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. roasts Arabica coffees and offers various coffee selections. The Company’s products include single-origin, estate, certified organic, Fair Trade, signature blends, and flavored coffees sold under the Green Mountain Coffee Roasters brand. Green Mountain serves offices, supermarkets, and convenience stores, and operates a direct mail business.
  • Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 4,718,034 shares with a market value of $496,290,008. This comprised 0.33% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 5,056,740 shares with a market value of $444,184,023. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 338,706. About Company: The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures and markets a wide range of skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products. The Company’s products are sold in countries and territories around the world.
  • Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE:PG): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 5,807,181 shares with a market value of $369,162,494. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 5,828,926 shares with a market value of $368,271,546. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 21,745. About Company: The Procter & Gamble Company manufactures and markets consumer products in countries throughout the world. The Company provides products in the laundry and cleaning, paper, beauty care, food and beverage, and health care segments. Proctor & Gamble’s products are sold primarily through mass merchandisers, grocery stores, membership club stores, drug stores, and neighborhood stores.
  • Pepsico Inc. (NYSE:PEP): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 6,827,894 shares with a market value of $480,888,577. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 5,667,974 shares with a market value of $350,847,599. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,159,920. About Company: PepsiCo, Inc. operates worldwide beverage, snack and food businesses. The Company manufacture or uses contract manufacturers, market and sell a variety of grain-based snacks, carbonated and non-carbonated beverages and foods in countries throughout the world.
  • Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 3,987,964 shares with a market value of $358,837,014. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 4,057,134 shares with a market value of $346,925,537. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 69,170. About Company: NIKE, Inc. designs, develops, and markets athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessory products for men, women, and children. The Company sells its products worldwide to retail stores, through its own stores, subsidiaries, and distributors.
  • Altria Group Inc. (NYSE:MO): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 11,876,401 shares with a market value of $313,655,749. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 11,323,709 shares with a market value of $303,588,632. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -552,692. About Company: Altria Group, Inc. is a holding company. The Company, through subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products, including cigars and pipe tobacco. Altria holds an interest in a brewery company.
  • Lululemon Athletica Inc. (NASDAQ:LULU): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 3,553,445 shares with a market value of $397,346,219. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 6,222,883 shares with a market value of $302,992,165. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,669,438. About Company: Lululemon Athletica Inc designs and retails athletic clothing. The Company produces fitness pants, shorts, tops and jackets for yoga, dance, running, and general fitness.

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

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