Top Wall Street Fund Releases its Latest Third Quarter 13F Stock Positions

As the Dow Jones Industrial Average is flat today and continues to test 12,000, BlackRock Advisors LLC’s released its new stock position changes in its portfolio for the period ending September 30th, 2011:

  • Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 4,586,497 shares with a market value of $1,539,549,510. This comprised 1.59% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 4,542,271 shares with a market value of $1,732,058,811. This comprised 2.10% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -44,226. About the company: Apple, Inc. designs, manufactures and markets personal computers and related personal computing and mobile communication devices along with a variety of 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. Here are competitors Hedge Funds may be watching: Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE:HPQ), Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL), Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), Research in Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM) and Nokia Corporation (NYSE:NOK).
  • Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 20,857,486 shares with a market value of $1,697,382,153. This comprised 1.75% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 22,565,912 shares with a market value of $1,638,962,127. This comprised 1.99% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,708,426. About the company: Exxon Mobil Corporation operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis.  The Company’s operations include exploration and production oil oil and gas, electric power generation, and coal and minerals operations.  Exxon Mobil also manufactures and markets fuels, lubricants, and chemicals. Here are competitors Hedge Funds may be watching: BP plc (NYSE:BP), ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP), Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE:MRO), Hess Corp. (NYSE:HES), TOTAL S.A. (NYSE:TOT), Suncor Energy Inc. (NYSE:SU) and Petroleo Brasileiro SA (NYSE:PBR).
  • Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 11,615,862 shares with a market value of $1,194,575,206. This comprised 1.23% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 12,616,217 shares with a market value of $1,168,135,486. This comprised 1.42% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,000,355. About the company: Chevron Corporation is an integrated energy company with operations in countries located around the world.  The Company produces and transports crude oil and natural gas.  Chevron also refines, markets, and distributes fuels as well as is involved in chemical operations, mining operations, power generation and energy services.
  • International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 6,492,450 shares with a market value of $1,113,779,817. This comprised 1.15% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 6,651,163 shares with a market value of $1,163,088,841. This comprised 1.41% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 158,713. 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. Here are competitors Hedge Funds may be watching: Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ:ORCL), Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO), Dell Inc. (NASDAQ:DELL), EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC), SAP AG (NYSE:SAP).
  • Pfizer, Inc. (NYSE:PFE): On 6/30/11 Blackrock Advisors LLC reported holding 56,733,293 shares with a market value of $1,168,705,857. This comprised 1.21% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Blackrock Advisors LLC held 59,729,246 shares with a market value of $1,056,013,088. This comprised 1.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,995,953. About the company: Pfizer, Inc. is a research-based, global pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets medicines for humans and animals.  The Company’s products include prescription pharmaceuticals, non-prescription self-medications, and animal health products such as anti-infective medicines and vaccines. Here are competitors Hedge Funds may be watching: Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK), GlaxoSmithKline plc (NYSE:GSK), Bristol Myers Squibb Co. (NYSE:BMY), Eli Lilly & Co. (NYSE:LLY), Abbott Laboratories (NYSE:ABT), Novartis AG (NYSE:NVS), Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ:MYL), Amgen, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMGN), and Sanofi-Aventis SA (NYSE:SNY).

(Note: Data about the fund’s holdings are sourced from publicly available SEC filings.  Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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