Will Dunkin’s Deal With A Vietnamese Franchise Please The Tastebuds Of These Top Institutional Shareholders?

Dunkin Brands Group Inc. (NASDAQ:DNKN) announced a deal with Vietnamese franchisee Vietnam Food and Beverage Company that will enable the installation of a number of the company’s restaurants across Vietnam, commencing with locations around Ho Chi Minh City. The proposed restaurants are expected to serve both Dunkin’s signature items as well as regional preferences.

Will Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc.‘s shareholders increase their holdings? They reported owning a total of 2.3 million shares on 12/31/2012. The shares closed at $33.18 on 12/31/2012.

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Here are the ten largest positions in Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc at the end of December 31st, 2012.

Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC. held 637,250 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $21,143,955. This brought the portfolio total to 0.23%.

Douglas C. Lane & Associates Inc. held 400,238 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $13,279,897. This brought the portfolio total to 0.61%.

Sit Investment Associates Inc. held 288,950 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $9,587,361. This brought the portfolio total to 0.22%.

Oxford Asset Management held 168,470 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $5,589,835. This brought the portfolio total to 0.08%.

Eagle Asset Management Inc. held 163,710 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $5,431,898. This brought the portfolio total to 0.04%.

California Public Employees Retirement System held 149,642 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $4,965,122. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System held 73,758 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $2,447,290. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

Rhumbline Advisers held 71,656 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $2,377,546. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

AllianceBernstein L.P. held 68,352 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $2,267,919. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Commonwealth Equity Services Inc. held 40,857 shares on 12/31/2012 worth $1,355,635. This brought the portfolio total to 0.03%.

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