Top Mutual Fund’s Likes Shares of Exxon Mobile, Conocophillips and Halliburton

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Ave Maria Mutual Funds’ top holdings in the Basic Materials sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 28 stocks in the Basic Materials sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $71.113 million.

  • Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 233,582 shares with a market value of $19,008,903. This comprised 2.83% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 243,342 shares with a market value of $17,673,929. This comprised 3.08% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 9,760. About Company: Exxon Mobil Corporation operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis. The Company’s operations include exploration and production of oil and gas, electric power generation, and coal and minerals operations. Exxon Mobil also manufactures and markets fuels, lubricants, and chemicals.
  • Conocophillips (NYSE:COP): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 140,000 shares with a market value of $10,526,600. This comprised 1.57% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 184,700 shares with a market value of $11,695,204. This comprised 2.04% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 44,700. About Company: ConocoPhillips is an international, integrated energy company which operates in several business segments. The Company explores for and produces petroleum, and refines, markets, supplies, and transports petroleum. ConocoPhillips also gathers and processes natural gas, and produces and distributes chemicals and plastics.
  • Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 226,480 shares with a market value of $11,550,480. This comprised 1.72% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 246,090 shares with a market value of $7,510,667. This comprised 1.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 19,610. About Company: Halliburton Company provides energy services and engineering and construction services, as well as manufactures products for the energy industry. The Company offers services and products and integrated solutions to customers in the exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas.
  • Fmc Corp. (NYSE:FMC): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 64,500 shares with a market value of $5,548,290. This comprised 0.83% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 64,500 shares with a market value of $4,460,820. This comprised 0.78% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: FMC Corporation produces diverse chemical solutions, applications, and products. The Company’s principal business segments are industrial chemicals, specialty chemicals, and agricultural products.
  • Range Resources Corporation (NYSE:RRC): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 106,240 shares with a market value of $5,896,320. This comprised 0.88% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 73,870 shares with a market value of $4,318,440. This comprised 0.75% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -32,370. About Company: Range Resources Corporation is an independent oil and gas company that explore, develops, and acquires oil and gas properties. The Company conducts operations primarily in the Southwestern, Appalachian and Gulf Coast regions of the United States.
  • Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 50,000 shares with a market value of $3,940,500. This comprised 0.59% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 65,000 shares with a market value of $3,603,600. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 15,000. About Company: Devon Energy Corporation is an independent energy company that is involved primarily in oil and gas exploration, development and production, the transportation of oil, gas, and NGLs and the processing of natural gas. The Company also has marketing and midstream operations primarily in North America that include gas, crude oil and NGLs.
  • Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 50,300 shares with a market value of $5,233,212. This comprised 0.78% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 50,300 shares with a market value of $3,596,450. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Occidental Petroleum Corporation explores for, develops, produces, and markets crude oil and natural gas. The Company also manufactures and markets a variety of basic chemicals, vinyls and performance chemicals. Occidental also gathers, treats, processes, transports, stores, trades and markets crude oil, natural gas, NGLs, condensate and carbon dioxide (CO2) and generates and markets power.
  • Southwestern Energy Co. (NYSE:SWN): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 138,300 shares with a market value of $5,930,304. This comprised 0.88% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 98,300 shares with a market value of $3,276,339. This comprised 0.57% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -40,000. About Company: Southwestern Energy Company is an independent energy company primarily focused on natural gas and crude oil exploration, development and production (E&P) within the United States. The Company operations also include natural gas gathering, transmission, and marketing, as well as natural gas distribution.
  • Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 73,900 shares with a market value of $6,384,960. This comprised 0.95% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 44,400 shares with a market value of $2,652,012. This comprised 0.46% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -29,500. About Company: Schlumberger Limited is an oil services company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides a wide range of services, including technology, project management and information solutions to the international petroleum industry as well as advanced acquisition and data processing surveys.
  • Ensco Plc (NYSE:ESV): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 37,500 shares with a market value of $1,998,750. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 45,000 shares with a market value of $1,819,350. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 7,500. About Company: Ensco PLC is an international offshore contract drilling company. The Company’s operations are concentrated in the geographic regions of Asia Pacific (which includes Asia, the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand), Europe/Africa and North and South America.

(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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