Tweedy Browne’s $2.43 Billion in Top Stock Holdings: PM, JNJ, COP, KOF, BAX, DVN, WMT

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Tweedy Browne’s top holdings for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 53 stocks at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $2.436 billion.

  • Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM): On 06/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 6,004,092 shares with a market value of $400,893,203. This comprised 13.99% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 5,987,077 shares with a market value of $373,473,870. This comprised 15.33% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -17,015. About Company: Philip Morris International Inc., through its subsidiaries, affiliates and their licensees, produces, sells, distributes, and markets a wide range of branded cigarettes and tobacco products in markets outside of the United States of America. The Company’s portfolio comprises both international and local brands.
  • Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ): On 06/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 2,974,366 shares with a market value of $197,854,816. This comprised 6.91% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 3,198,841 shares with a market value of $203,734,179. This comprised 8.36% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 224,475. About Company: Johnson & Johnson manufactures health care products and provides related services for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets. The Company sells products such as skin and hair care products, acetaminophen products, pharmaceuticals, diagnostic equipment, and surgical equipment in countries located around the world.
  • Conocophillips (NYSE:COP): On 06/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 2,565,742 shares with a market value of $192,918,147. This comprised 6.73% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 2,602,112 shares with a market value of $164,765,731. This comprised 6.76% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 36,370. 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.
  • Coca-cola Femsa S.a.b De C.v. (NYSE:KOF): On 06/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 1,829,916 shares with a market value of $170,200,491. This comprised 5.94% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 1,757,866 shares with a market value of $155,975,456. This comprised 6.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -72,050. About Company: Coca-Cola Femsa, S.A.B. de C.V. (Femsa) bottles beverages. The Company bottles and distributes branded beverages in Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, and Argentina. In some countries Femsa also markets water, beer, and other products.
  • Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX): On 06/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 2,988,245 shares with a market value of $178,368,340. This comprised 6.22% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 2,714,692 shares with a market value of $152,402,807. This comprised 6.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -273,553. About Company: Baxter International Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets products and technologies related to hemophilia, immune disorders, infectious diseases, kidney disease, trauma and other chronic and acute medical conditions. The Company’s products are used by hospitals, kidney dialysis centers, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, doctors’ offices, and research laboratories.
  • Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK-A): On 06/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 1,216 shares with a market value of $141,183,680. This comprised 4.93% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 1,216 shares with a market value of $129,868,800. This comprised 5.33% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0.
  • Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC): On 06/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 3,674,844 shares with a market value of $103,116,121. This comprised 3.6% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 4,336,406 shares with a market value of $104,594,116. This comprised 4.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 661,562. About Company: Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, leasing, credit cards, and consumer finance. The Company operates through physical stores, the Internet and other distribution channels across North America and elsewhere internationally.
  • Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE:DVN): On 06/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 1,239,496 shares with a market value of $97,684,677. This comprised 3.41% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 1,551,381 shares with a market value of $86,008,561. This comprised 3.53% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 311,885. 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.
  • Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP): On 06/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 1,002,677 shares with a market value of $104,679,480. This comprised 3.65% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 997,237 shares with a market value of $81,444,344. This comprised 3.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -5,440. About Company: Union Pacific Corporation is a rail transportation company. The Company’s railroad hauls a variety of goods, including agricultural, automotive, and chemical products. Union Pacific offersslong-haul routes from all major West Coast and Gulf Coast ports to eastern gateways as well as connects with Canada’s rail systems and serves the major gateways to Mexico.
  • Wal-mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT): On 06/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 1,552,716 shares with a market value of $82,511,327. This comprised 2.88% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 1,546,983 shares with a market value of $80,288,420. This comprised 3.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -5,733. About Company: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. operates discount stores, supercenters, and neighborhood markets. The Company’s discount stores and supercenters offer merchandise such as apparel, housewares, small appliances, electronics, and hardware. Walmart’s markets offer a full-line supermarket and a limited assortment of general merchandise. The Company operates nationally and internationally.

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

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