Will Green Mountain Coffee’s New CEO Comfort These Top Institutional Shareholders?

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (NASDAQ:GMCR) has named Brian Kelley as the new President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors beginning on December 3. Kelley is to take the place of GMCR’s current President and CEO, Lawrence J. Blanford, who expressed his intentions to retire from the company and has helped the Board of Directors to find a successor. In September 2012, Kelley was named President of Coca-Cola Refreshments (NYSE:KO). Kelley has held the position of Chief Product Supply Officer, Coca Cola Refreshments since October 2010.

Will Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc.’s shareholders increase their holdings? They reported owning a total of 164.373 million shares on 09/30/2012. The shares closed at $23.74 on 09/30/2012.

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Here are the ten largest positions in Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. at the end of September 30th, 2012.

FMR LLC. held 23,329,416 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $553,845,003. This brought the portfolio total to 0.1%.

Capital Research Global Investors held 17,559,257 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $416,860,274. This brought the portfolio total to 0.19%.

Wellington Management Co. LLP. held 13,228,313 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $314,042,797. This brought the portfolio total to 0.11%.

Price T. Rowe Associates Inc. /MD/ held 6,395,174 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $151,822,710. This brought the portfolio total to 0.04%.

Vanguard Group Inc. held 6,087,950 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $144,529,151. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

William Blair & Co./IL held 5,066,220 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $120,273,076. This brought the portfolio total to 0.56%.

Susquehanna International Group LLP.held 4,536,800 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $107,749. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

State Street Corp held 4,236,154 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $100,567,143. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

Blackrock Institutional Trust Company N.A. held 3,520,511 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $83,577,635. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

WS Management LLP. held 3,046,700 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $72,330,000. This brought the portfolio total to 2.68%.

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