Will Google’s Giant Institutional Investors Buy Shares Below $600?

For Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG), year-to-date its stock is down 8.42%. In a new copyright report released by Google on Thursday, the data provides a window on intellectual property abuses found on the Internet. The report includes a breakdown of requests received by Google since July 2011 to get rid of copyright-infringing content from its search index; in the last month alone, the search engine giant has received more than 1.2 million requests to remove specific URLs. This came from more than 1,000 copyright owners, targeting over 24,000 different websites, according to PC Mag.

Google plans to publish the requests on a daily basis.

Investing Insights: Is Google A Buy?

With Google’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) transparency and efforts to do more on a daily basis, will its largest shareholders increase their positions in the company? 1038 institutional firms indicated owning shares of Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) in Q1 2012. These firms reported owning a total of 102.39 million shares on 03/31/2012 . The shares closed at $641.24 on 03/31/2012.

Here are the ten largest positions in Google Inc. at the end of March 31st, 2012.

State Street Corp held 9,499,279 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $6,091,317,573. This represented an increase of 0%, bringing the portfolio total to 0.94%.

Blackrock Institutional Trust Company N.A. held 6,851,700 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $4,393,584,041. This represented an increase of 0%, bringing the portfolio total to 1.01%.

Bank of New York Mellon Corp held 3,904,192 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $2,503,524,040. This represented an increase of 0%, bringing the portfolio total to 0.96%.

Susquehanna International Group LLP held 2,728,600 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $1,749,688,000. This represented an increase of 0.05%, bringing the portfolio total to 0.56%.

Davis Selected Advisers held 2,588,403 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $1,659,787,514. This represented an increase of 0%, bringing the portfolio total to 3.46%.

Susquehanna International Group LLP held 2,464,100 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $1,580,080,000. This represented an increase of 0.06%, bringing the portfolio total to 0.5%.

Sands Capital Management LLC held 2,208,864 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $1,416,411,930. This represented an increase of 0%, bringing the portfolio total to 6.34%.

Blackrock Fund Advisors held 2,207,931 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $1,415,813,653. This represented an increase of 0%, bringing the portfolio total to 0.67%.

Blackrock Group Ltd held 2,009,774 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $1,288,747,460. This represented an increase of 0%, bringing the portfolio total to 0.91%.

Jennison Associates LLC held 2,009,190 shares on 03/31/2012 worth $1,288,372,976. This represented an increase of 0%, bringing the portfolio total to 1.55%.

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