Wal-Mart: BlackRock Group Ltd’s Top Services Stock in $12B Portfolio

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BlackRock Group Ltd’s top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 450 stocks in the Services sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $12.827 billion.

  • Wal-mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 15,625,309 shares with a market value of $830,328,911. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 15,413,901 shares with a market value of $799,981,485. This comprised 0.74% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -211,408. 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.
  • Mcdonald’s Corp. (NYSE:MCD): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 8,124,387 shares with a market value of $685,048,309. This comprised 0.52% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 8,006,782 shares with a market value of $703,155,593. This comprised 0.65% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -117,605. About Company: McDonald’s Corporation operates and franchises fast-food restaurants worldwide. The Company’s franchised and company operated fast food restaurants offer a variety of low price fast foods in locations around the world.
  • Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 14,829,443 shares with a market value of $375,778,088. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 21,743,787 shares with a market value of $454,880,026. This comprised 0.42% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 6,914,344. About Company: Comcast Corporation is a provider of video, high-speed Internet and phone services. The Company offers a variety of entertainment, information and communications services to residential and commercial customers. Comcast is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 2,107,698 shares with a market value of $431,003,176. This comprised 0.33% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 2,094,279 shares with a market value of $452,845,939. This comprised 0.42% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -13,419. About Company: Amazon.com, Inc. is an online retailer that offers a wide range of products. The Company’s products include books, music, videotapes, computers, electronics, home and garden, and numerous other products. Amazon offers personalized shopping services, Web-based credit card payment, and direct shipping to customers.
  • Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 13,599,025 shares with a market value of $530,905,948. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 13,427,756 shares with a market value of $404,981,119. This comprised 0.37% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -171,269. About Company: The Walt Disney Company, an entertainment company, conducts operations in media networks, studio entertainment, theme parks and resorts, consumer products, and Internet and direct marketing. The Company produces motion pictures, television programs, and musical recordings, as well as publishes books and magazines. Disney also operates ABC radio and television and theme parks.
  • The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE:HD): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 12,202,734 shares with a market value of $441,983,040. This comprised 0.33% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 12,068,229 shares with a market value of $396,682,674. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -134,505. About Company: The Home Depot, Inc. is a home improvement retailer that sells building materials and home improvement products. The Company’s sell a wide assortment of building materials, home improvement and lawn and garden products and provide a number of services. Home Depot operates throughout the U.S. (including Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam), Canada, China, and Mexico.
  • Directv (NASDAQ:DTV): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 8,274,602 shares with a market value of $420,515,271. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 7,772,041 shares with a market value of $328,524,177. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -502,561. About Company: DIRECTV provides digital television entertainment in the United States and Latin America. The Company acquires, promotes, sells and distributes digital entertainment programming via satellite to residential and commercial subscribers.
  • Cvs Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 9,113,599 shares with a market value of $342,489,067. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 8,953,422 shares with a market value of $300,745,446. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -160,177. About Company: CVS Caremark Corporation is an integrated pharmacy health care provider. The Company’s offerings include pharmacy benefit management services; mail order, retail and specialty pharmacy; disease management programs; and retail clinics. The company operates drugstores throughout the U.S., the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
  • United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE:UPS): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 4,595,597 shares with a market value of $335,156,891. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 4,526,933 shares with a market value of $285,875,826. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -68,664. About Company: United Parcel Service, Inc.(NYSE:UPS) delivers packages and documents throughout the United States and in other countries and territories. The Company also provides global supply chain services and less-than-truckload transportation, primarily in the U.S. UPS’s business consists of integrated air and ground pick-up and delivery network
  • Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE:UNP): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 3,577,290 shares with a market value of $373,469,081. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 3,500,314 shares with a market value of $285,870,638. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -76,976. 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 offers long-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.

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

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