Waddell Reed Financial’s Biggest Quarterly Stock Holdings: AAPL, WYNN, COP, GOOG

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Waddell Reed Financial’s top holdings for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 424 stocks at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $36.262 billion.

  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 6,991,071 shares with a market value of $2,346,692,896. This comprised 5.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 6,356,583 shares with a market value of $2,423,892,276. This comprised 6.69% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -634,488. About Company: Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers and related personal computing and mobile communication devices along with a variety of related 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.
  • Wynn Resorts Ltd. (NASDAQ:WYNN): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 18,016,193 shares with a market value of $2,586,044,222. This comprised 5.68% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 18,165,042 shares with a market value of $2,090,433,067. This comprised 5.77% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 148,849. About Company: Wynn Resorts Limited owns and operates luxury hotels and destination casino resorts in Las Vegas, Nevada and in Macau, China. The resorts features guest rooms and suits, restaurants, golf courses, and on-site luxury automotive dealerships.
  • Conocophillips (NYSE:COP): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 21,922,469 shares with a market value of $1,648,350,498. This comprised 3.62% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 23,874,492 shares with a market value of $1,511,732,826. This comprised 4.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,952,023. 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.
  • Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 1,820,594 shares with a market value of $921,912,399. This comprised 2.03% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 1,998,658 shares with a market value of $1,029,388,772. This comprised 2.84% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 178,064. About Company: Google Inc. is a global technology company that provides a web based search engine through its website. The Company offers a wide range of search options, including web, image, groups, directory, and news searches.
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. (NASDAQ:CTSH): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 15,692,680 shares with a market value of $1,150,901,094. This comprised 2.53% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 15,606,798 shares with a market value of $978,546,247. This comprised 2.7% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -85,882. About Company: Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides custom Information Technology (NYSE:IT) consulting and technology services as well as outsourcing services. The Company’s core competencies include technology strategy consulting, complex systems development, enterprise software package implementation and maintenance, data warehousing and business intelligence.
  • Cbs Corp Cl B (NYSE:CBS): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 41,508,020 shares with a market value of $1,182,563,480. This comprised 2.6% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 44,852,020 shares with a market value of $914,084,130. This comprised 2.52% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,344,000. About Company: CBS Corporation is a multimedia company that operates broadcasting, television production, and publishing businesses. The Company operates television and radio stations, produces and syndicates television programs, publishes books, provides online content as well as provides outdoor advertising.
  • Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 16,001,099 shares with a market value of $1,382,494,978. This comprised 3.04% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 15,241,524 shares with a market value of $910,376,222. This comprised 2.51% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -759,575. About Company: Schlumberger Limited is an oil services company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides a wide range of services, including technology, project management and information solutions to the international petroleum industry as well as advanced acquisition and data processing surveys.
  • Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 31,726,901 shares with a market value of $1,044,132,307. This comprised 2.29% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 30,321,115 shares with a market value of $871,428,838. This comprised 2.41% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,405,786. About Company: Oracle Corporation supplies software for enterprise information management. The Company offers databases and relational servers, application development and decision support tools, and enterprise business applications. Oracle’s software runs on network computers, personal digital assistants, set-top devices, PCs, workstations, minicomputers, mainframes, and massively parallel computers.
  • Baidu Inc. (NASDAQ:BIDU): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 7,524,800 shares with a market value of $1,054,450,261. This comprised 2.32% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 7,542,200 shares with a market value of $806,336,630. This comprised 2.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 17,400. About Company: Baidu, Inc. operates an Internet search engine. The Company offers algorithmic search, enterprise search, pay for performance and news, MP3, and image searches.
  • Halliburton Company (NYSE:HAL): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 24,005,702 shares with a market value of $1,224,290,802. This comprised 2.69% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 26,073,701 shares with a market value of $795,769,366. This comprised 2.2% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,067,999. About Company: Halliburton Company provides energy services and engineering and construction services, as well as manufactures products for the energy industry. The Company offers services and products and integrated solutions to customers in the exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas.

(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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