Waddell Reed’s Biggest Basic Materials Share Positions: COP, SLB, HAL, NOV, OXY

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Waddell Reed Financial’s top holdings in the Basic Materials sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 69 stocks in the Basic Materials sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $6.293 billion.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NYSE:NOV): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 14,310,988 shares with a market value of $1,119,262,358. This comprised 2.46% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 14,647,421 shares with a market value of $750,240,922. This comprised 2.07% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 336,433. About Company: National Oilwell Varco Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells machinery, equipment, and downhole products used in oil and gas drilling and production. The Company also provides oilfield inspection and other services, and supply chain integration services to the upstream oil and gas industry.
  • Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 1,080,455 shares with a market value of $112,410,539. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 4,847,412 shares with a market value of $346,589,958. This comprised 0.96% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,766,957. About Company: Occidental Petroleum Corporation explores for, develops, produces, and markets crude oil and natural gas. The Company also manufactures and markets a variety of basic chemicals, vinyls and performance chemicals. Occidental also gathers, treats, processes, transports, stores, trades and markets crude oil, natural gas, NGLs, condensate and carbon dioxide (CO2) and generates and markets power.
  • Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 4,758,262 shares with a market value of $387,227,348. This comprised 0.85% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 4,571,722 shares with a market value of $332,044,156. This comprised 0.92% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -186,540. About Company: Exxon Mobil Corporation operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis. The Company’s operations include exploration and production of oil and gas, electric power generation, and coal and minerals operations. Exxon Mobil also manufactures and markets fuels, lubricants, and chemicals.
  • Monsanto Co. (NYSE:MON): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 1,474,045 shares with a market value of $106,927,226. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 4,861,324 shares with a market value of $291,873,897. This comprised 0.81% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,387,279. About Company: Monsanto Company provides agricultural products for farmers. The Company’s business segments are seeds and genomics. Monsanto produces a wide range of seeds and develops biotechnology traits that assist farmers in controlling insects and weeds as well as provides other seed companies with genetic material and biotechnology traits for their seed brands.
  • Praxair Inc. (NYSE:PX): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 2,521,896 shares with a market value of $273,348,306. This comprised 0.6% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 2,811,614 shares with a market value of $262,829,686. This comprised 0.73% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 289,718. About Company: Praxair, Inc. supplies gas to industries primarily located in North and South America. The Company produces, sells, and distributes atmospheric gases including oxygen, nitrogen, argon, and rare gases, as well as process gases including carbon dioxide, helium, hydrogen, electronics gases, and acetylene. Praxair also supplies metallic and ceramic coatings and powders.
  • Freeport-mcmoran Copper & Gold Inc. (NYSE:FCX): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 2,846,190 shares with a market value of $150,563,455. This comprised 0.33% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 4,090,770 shares with a market value of $124,563,950. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,244,580. About Company: Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc., through its subsidiary, is a copper, gold and molybdenum mining company. The Company primarily mines for copper and owns mining interests in Chile and Indonesia. Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold also, through a subsidiary, is involved in smelting and refining of copper concentrates.
  • Dril-quip Inc. (NYSE:DRQ): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 1,149,781 shares with a market value of $77,989,647. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 1,960,841 shares with a market value of $105,708,938. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 811,060. About Company: Dril-Quip, Inc. designs and manufactures offshore drilling and production equipment. The Company’s equipment consists of subsea, surface, and offshore rig equipment for use by oil and gas companies in offshore areas throughout the world. Dril-Quip provides installation and reconditioning services, and also rents running tools.

(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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