Top Technology Stocks of a $14.5 Billion Fund in Q3

Following is information regarding Perkins Investment Management’s top holdings in the Technology sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011:

  • Diebold, Inc. (NYSE:DBD): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 4,798,172 shares with a market value of $148,791,315. This comprised 0.80% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 4,644,522 shares with a market value of $127,770,801. This comprised 0.88% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -153,650. About the company: Diebold, Incorporated provides integrated self-service delivery systems and services on a worldwide basis. The Company serves the financial, security, election systems, retail, card systems, and pharmacy industries. Diebold provides products such as automated teller machines, alarm monitoring systems, monitoring software, card-based systems, and election systems.
  • Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 7,726,676 shares with a market value of $152,370,045. This comprised 0.81% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 7,817,765 shares with a market value of $127,429,564. This comprised 0.87% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 91,089. About the company: Symantec Corporation provides security, storage and systems management solutions to help businesses and consumers secure and manage their information. The Company offers software and services that protect, manage and control information risks related to security, data protection, storage, compliance and management.
  • PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 5,337,583 shares with a market value of $143,634,358. This comprised 0.77% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 6,514,000 shares with a market value of $125,133,934. This comprised 0.86% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,176,417. About the company: PerkinElmer, Inc. provides technology, services and solutions to the diagnostics, academic research, environmental monitoring and safety and security markets. The Company’s products include equipment used for genetic screening and drug discovery, optoelectronics, analytical instruments, image detection systems, and fluid containment products.
  • QLoigc Corp. (NASDAQ:QLGC): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 8,463,071 shares with a market value of $134,732,091. This comprised 0.72% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 8,556,248 shares with a market value of $108,493,227. This comprised 0.74% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 93,177. About the company: QLogic Corp. supplies high performance storage networking solutions and networking infrastructure solutions which are sold primarily to original equipment manufacturers and distributors. The Company produces host bus adapters and Fibre Channel switches including core, blade and stackable switches. QLogic also supplies enclosure management and baseboard management products.
  • Tech Data Corp. (NASDAQ:TECD): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 4,104,291 shares with a market value of $200,658,784. This comprised 1.07% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 2,343,326 shares with a market value of $101,301,982. This comprised 0.70% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,760,965. About the company: Tech Data Corporation is a full-line distributor of technology products. The Company serves resellers in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East. Tech Data also provides pre- and post-sale training, service, and support, as well as configuration and assembly services and electronic commerce solutions.
  • Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 7,948,438 shares with a market value of $124,075,114. This comprised 0.66% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 6,455,423 shares with a market value of $100,059,057. This comprised 0.69% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,493,015. 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.
  • Thomas & Betts Corp. (NYSE:TNB): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 1,771,176 shares with a market value of $95,377,825. This comprised 0.51% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 2,416,982 shares with a market value of $96,461,751. This comprised 0.66% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 645,806. About the company: Thomas & Betts Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets electrical and electronic connectors and components for use in assembling, maintaining, and repairing electrical, electronic, and communication systems. The Company’s products are sold worldwide through distributors, mass merchandisers, catalogs, and home centers.
  • Garmin, Ltd. (NASDAQ:GRMN): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 4,025,381 shares with a market value of $132,958,330. This comprised 0.71% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 2,954,916 shares with a market value of $93,877,683. This comprised 0.64% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,070,465. About the company: Garmin Ltd. provides navigation, communications, and information devices, most of which are enabled by Global Positioning System technology. The Company designs, develops, manufactures, and markets hand-held, portable, and fixed mount GPS-enabled products and other navigation, communications, and information products under the GARMIN brand name.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 3,697,271 shares with a market value of $96,129,046. This comprised 0.51% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 3,686,169 shares with a market value of $91,748,744. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -11,102. 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.
  • Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM): On 6/30/11 Perkins Investment Management reported holding 1,784,483 shares with a market value of $56,157,679. This comprised 0.30% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Perkins Investmnet Management held 4,455,850 shares with a market value of $88,582,294. This comprised 0.61% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,671,367. About the company: Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides global delivery services for Internet content, streaming media, and applications and global Internet traffic management. The Company uses technology and software based on mathematical formulas and algorithms to monitor Internet traffic patterns.

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

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