Top Technology Stocks Held by This $24 Billion Fund in Q3

Following is information regarding Adage Capital Partners’ top holdings in the Technology sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011:

  • Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 1,454,600 shares with a market value of $488,265,602. This comprised 1.85% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 1,275,736 shares with a market value of $486,463,661. This comprised 2.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -178,864. About the company: Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers and related personal computing and mobile communication devices along with a variety of related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. The Company sells its products worldwide through its online stores, its retail stores, its direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, and resellers.
  • International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 1,592,632 shares with a market value of $273,216,024. This comprised 1.03% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 1,620,990 shares with a market value of $283,462,513. This comprised 1.35% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 28,358. About the company: International Business Machines Corporation provides computer solutions through the use of advanced information technology. The Company’s solutions include technologies, systems, products, services, software, and financing. IBM offers its products through its global sales and distribution organization, as well as through a variety of third party distributors and resellers.
  • Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 8,765,300 shares with a market value of $227,897,800. This comprised 0.86% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 10,261,355 shares with a market value of $255,405,120. This comprised 1.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,496,055. About the company: Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses, sells, and supports software products. The Company offers operating system software, server application software, business and consumer applications software, software development tools, and Internet and intranet software. Microsoft also develops video game consoles and digital music entertainment devices.
  • Google, Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 301,450 shares with a market value of $152,648,252. This comprised 0.58% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 343,604 shares with a market value of $176,969,797. This comprised 0.84% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 42,154. About the company: Google Inc. is a global technology company that provides a web based search engine through its website. The Company offers a wide range of search options, including web, image, groups, directory, and news searches.
  • Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 5,933,489 shares with a market value of $195,271,122. This comprised 0.74% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 5,437,507 shares with a market value of $156,273,950. This comprised 0.75% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -495,982. About the company: Oracle Corporation supplies software for enterprise information management. The Company offers databases and relational servers, application development and decision support tools, and enterprise business applications. Oracle’s software runs on network computers, personal digital assistants, set-top devices, PCs, workstations, minicomputers, mainframes, and massively parallel computers.
  • Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 7,519,328 shares with a market value of $166,628,307. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 7,212,313 shares with a market value of $153,910,761. This comprised 0.73% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -307,015. About the company: Intel Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells computer components and related products. The Company’s major products include microprocessors, chipsets, embedded processors and microcontrollers, flash memory products, graphics products, network and communications products, systems management software, conferencing products, and digital imaging products.
  • Agilent Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:A): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 1,132,035 shares with a market value of $57,858,310. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 4,872,141 shares with a market value of $152,254,406. This comprised 0.73% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,740,106. About the company: Agilent Technologies, Inc. provides core bio-analytical and electronic measurement solutions to the communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis industries. The Company’s operations include electronic measurement, bio-analytical measurement, semiconductor and board testing.
  • Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 3,136,250 shares with a market value of $178,107,640. This comprised 0.67% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 2,672,964 shares with a market value of $129,986,242. This comprised 0.62% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -463,286. About the company: QUALCOMM, Inc. develops and manufactures digital wireless communications equipment. The Company licenses its Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) intellectual property to other companies, and produces CDMA-based integrated circuits; equipment and software used to track workers and assets; software for wireless content enablement; and offers services to deliver multimedia content.
  • Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ENR): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 1,480,963 shares with a market value of $107,162,484. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 1,770,917 shares with a market value of $117,659,730. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 289,954. About the company: Energizer Holdings, Inc. manufactures dry cell batteries and flashlights. The Company offers a full line of products, including alkaline, carbon zinc, miniature, and rechargeable batteries, as well as lighting products. Energizer also manufactures and markets a range of razor and shave related products on a global basis.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 6,881,200 shares with a market value of $107,415,530. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 7,568,362 shares with a market value of $117,309,611. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 687,162. About the company: Cisco Systems, Inc. supplies data networking products for the Internet. The Company’s Internet Protocol-based networking solutions are installed at corporations, public institutions and telecommunication companies worldwide. The Company’s solutions transport data, voice, and video within buildings, across campuses, and around the world.

(Note: Data regarding Adage Capital Partners’ stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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