Tweedy Browne’s $627 Million Quarterly Consumer Goods Share Holdings

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Tweedy Browne’s top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 8 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $627.299 million.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Diageo Plc (NYSE:DEO): On 06/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 532,690 shares with a market value of $43,611,332. This comprised 1.52% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 530,329 shares with a market value of $40,267,881. This comprised 1.65% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,361. About Company: Diageo plc produces, distills and markets alcoholic beverages. The Company’s premium drinks brands include Smirnoff, J&B, Johnnie Walker, Jose Cuervo, Seagrams, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray, Baileys, Harp, and Guinness Stout.
  • Unilever Nv (NYSE:UN): On 06/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 1,311,384 shares with a market value of $43,078,962. This comprised 1.5% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 1,185,892 shares with a market value of $37,343,739. This comprised 1.53% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -125,492. About Company: Unilever NV manufactures branded and packaged consumer goods, including food, detergents, fragrances, home and personal care products.
  • The Coca-cola Company (NYSE:KO): On 06/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 142,569 shares with a market value of $9,593,468. This comprised 0.33% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 142,399 shares with a market value of $9,620,476. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -170. About Company: The Coca-Cola Company manufactures, markets, and distributes soft drink concentrates and syrups. The Company also distributes and markets juice and juice-drink products. Coca-Cola distributes its products to retailers and wholesalers in the United States and internationally.
  • Unilever Plc (NYSE:UL): On 06/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 300,780 shares with a market value of $9,742,264. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 293,090 shares with a market value of $9,141,477. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -7,690. About Company: Unilever PLC manufactures branded and packaged consumer goods, including food, detergents, fragrances, home and personal care products.
  • Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ): On 06/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 25,575 shares with a market value of $1,217,114. This comprised 0.04% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 25,575 shares with a market value of $1,157,524. This comprised 0.05% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: CANON INC. is a professional and consumer imaging solutions company and patent-holder of digital imaging technologies. The Company’s products include networked multifunction devices, digital and analog copiers, computer peripherals, facsimile machines, image filing systems, camcorders, cameras and lenses, semiconductor, and broadcast and medical equipment.
  • Kraft Foods Inc. (NYSE:KFT): On 06/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 9,498 shares with a market value of $334,615. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Tweedy Browne reported holding 9,498 shares with a market value of $318,943. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Kraft Foods Inc. is a food and beverage company. The Company manufactures and markets packaged food products, including snacks, beverages, cheese, convenient meals and various packaged grocery products. Kraft sells its products throughout the world.

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

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