Waddell Reed Financial’s Biggest Consumer Goods Stock Holdings: PM, MJN, EL, KO, HOG

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Waddell Reed Financial’s top holdings in the Consumer Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 43 stocks in the Consumer Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $3.534 billion.

  • Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 9,820,115 shares with a market value of $655,689,046. This comprised 1.44% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 11,195,641 shares with a market value of $698,384,098. This comprised 1.93% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,375,526. 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.
  • Mead Johnson Nutrition Company (NYSE:MJN): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 7,355,161 shares with a market value of $496,841,148. This comprised 1.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 4,489,054 shares with a market value of $308,981,595. This comprised 0.85% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,866,107. About Company: Mead Johnson Nutrition Company manufactures nutritional products for infants, children, and expectant and nursing mothers. The Company markets its products in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
  • Estee Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 3,450,029 shares with a market value of $362,908,559. This comprised 0.8% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 3,300,117 shares with a market value of $289,882,265. This comprised 0.8% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -149,912. About Company: The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures and markets a wide range of skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products. The Company’s products are sold in countries and territories around the world.
  • The Coca-cola Company (NYSE:KO): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 3,687,314 shares with a market value of $248,119,362. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 3,895,785 shares with a market value of $263,199,225. This comprised 0.73% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 208,471. 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.
  • Harley-davidson Inc. (NYSE:HOG): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 5,457,257 shares with a market value of $223,583,826. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 6,333,909 shares with a market value of $217,443,108. This comprised 0.6% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 876,652. About Company: Harley-Davidson, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells motorcycles. The Company’s products include heavyweight touring, custom, and performance motorcycles, as well as a line of motorcycle parts, accessories, and general merchandise. Harley-Davidson also provides motorcycle floor planning and parts and accessories financing to its North American and European dealers.
  • Borgwarner Inc. (NYSE:BWA): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 3,166,413 shares with a market value of $255,814,509. This comprised 0.56% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 3,235,232 shares with a market value of $195,828,589. This comprised 0.54% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 68,819. About Company: BorgWarner, Inc. supplies engineered systems and components, primarily for automotive powertrain applications. The Company’s products are manufactured and sold worldwide, primarily to original equipment manufacturers of passenger cars, sport utility vehicles, and light trucks. BorgWarner operates manufacturing facilities in North America, Europe, and Asia.
  • Gentex Corp. (NASDAQ:GNTX): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 5,764,666 shares with a market value of $174,265,851. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 6,704,791 shares with a market value of $161,250,218. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 940,125. About Company: Gentex Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets products that use electro-optic technology. The Company’s product lines include automatic-dimming rearview mirrors and fire protection products. Gentex’s Night Vision Safety Mirror automatically darkens to the degree required to eliminate rearview headlight glare. The Company sells its products around the world.
  • Nike Inc. (NYSE:NKE): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 1,377,968 shares with a market value of $123,989,565. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 1,769,665 shares with a market value of $151,324,058. This comprised 0.42% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 391,697. About Company: NIKE, Inc. designs, develops, and markets athletic footwear, apparel, equipment, and accessory products for men, women, and children. The Company sells its products worldwide to retail stores, through its own stores, subsidiaries, and distributors.
  • Anheuser-busch Inbev (NYSE:BUD): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 2,825,020 shares with a market value of $163,879,405. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 2,704,384 shares with a market value of $143,278,263. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -120,636. About Company: Anheuser-Busch InBev NV brews beer. The Company manufactures ale, lager, stout, and bitter beer. Anheuser-Busch InBev owns brands that are both nationally and internationally prominent. The Company has production plants in Europe, the Americas, and Asia.
  • Under Armour Inc. (NYSE:UA): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 1,944,331 shares with a market value of $150,316,225. This comprised 0.33% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 1,756,441 shares with a market value of $116,645,253. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -187,890. About Company: Under Armour, Inc. develops, markets, and distributes branded performance products for men, women, and youth. The Company designs and sells a broad offering of apparel and accessories made of synthetic microfibers.

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

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