Top Mutual Fund’s $573 Million in Third Quarter Stocks: XOM, SYK, USB, ABT, ACN, COP, GLD, GD, CLX

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Ave Maria Mutual Funds’ top holdings for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 185 stocks at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $573.389 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.
  • Stryker Corp. (NYSE:SYK): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 317,400 shares with a market value of $18,628,206. This comprised 2.77% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 320,900 shares with a market value of $15,124,017. This comprised 2.64% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,500. About Company: Stryker Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets specialty surgical and medical products. The Company’s products include implants, biologics; surgical, neurologic, ear, nose & throat and interventional pain equipment; endoscopic, surgical navigation, communications and digital imaging systems; as well as patient handling and emergency medical equipment.
  • U.s. Bancorp (NYSE:USB): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 375,000 shares with a market value of $9,566,250. This comprised 1.42% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 561,800 shares with a market value of $13,224,773. This comprised 2.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 186,800. About Company: U.S. Bancorp is a diversified financial services company that provides lending and depository services, cash management, foreign exchange and trust and investment management services. The Company also provides credit card services, mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage, and leasing. U.S Bancorp operates in the Midwest and Western United States.
  • Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 253,620 shares with a market value of $13,345,484. This comprised 1.98% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 258,410 shares with a market value of $13,215,087. This comprised 2.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,790. About Company: Abbott Laboratories discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells a broad and diversified line of health care products and services. The Company’s products include pharmaceuticals, nutritional, diagnostics, and vascular products. Abbott markets its products worldwide through affiliates and distributors.
  • Accenture Plc (NYSE:ACN): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 219,500 shares with a market value of $13,262,190. This comprised 1.97% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 229,500 shares with a market value of $12,090,060. This comprised 2.11% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 10,000. 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.
  • 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.
  • Spdr Gold Shares (NYSEARCA:GLD): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 74,180 shares with a market value of $10,830,280. This comprised 1.61% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 73,190 shares with a market value of $11,568,411. This comprised 2.02% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -990. About Company: SPDR Gold Trust is an investment fund incorporated in the USA. The investment objective of the Trust is for the Shares to reflect the performance of the price of gold bullion, less the Trust’s expenses. The Trust holds gold and is expected from time to time to issue Baskets in exchange for deposits of gold and to distribute gold in connection with redemptions of Baskets.
  • General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE:GD): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 180,060 shares with a market value of $13,418,071. This comprised 2% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 198,880 shares with a market value of $11,314,283. This comprised 1.97% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 18,820. About Company: General Dynamics Corporation is a diversified defense company. The Company offers a broad portfolio of products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; shipbuilding design and construction; and information systems, technologies and services.
  • Clorox Corporation (NYSE:CLX): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 160,600 shares with a market value of $10,830,864. This comprised 1.61% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 166,600 shares with a market value of $11,050,578. This comprised 1.93% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 6,000. About Company: The Clorox Company produces and markets non-durable consumer products sold primarily through grocery and other retail stores. The Company’s principal products include household cleaning and bleach products, charcoal, cat litter, automotive care products, dressings, and trash bags. Clorox markets its products in the United States and other countries around the world.
  • Ross Stores Inc. (NASDAQ:ROST): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 135,960 shares with a market value of $10,893,116. This comprised 1.62% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 140,280 shares with a market value of $11,038,634. This comprised 1.93% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,320. About Company: Ross Stores, Inc. operates a national chain of off-price retail apparel stores. The stores offer brand-name apparel, apparel-related merchandise for the entire family, fragrances, gift items, and linens for the home.

(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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