Will Siemens’s Job Cuts Make These Top Institutional Shareholders Uneasy?

Siemens AG (NYSE:SI) owns a bulb manufacturing unit called Osram which may be spun off by the spring. They have announced that they will cut another 4700 jobs and perhaps sell some factories as they look to restore profitability and move into the faster growing LED lighting segment. The job cuts will take effect by 2014 and help towards their target of saving €1 billion in costs over three years.

Will Siemens AG shareholders increase their holdings? They reported owning a total of 19.215 million shares on 09/30/2012. The shares closed at $100.15 on 09/30/2012.

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Here are the ten largest positions in Siemens AG at the end of September 30th, 2012.

Wellington Management Co. LLP. held 1,208,209 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $121,002,133. This brought the portfolio total to 0.04%.

Managed Account Advisors LLC. held 968,364 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $96,981,656. This brought the portfolio total to 0.16%.

Thornburg Investment Management Inc. held 932,342 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $93,374,053. This brought the portfolio total to 0.45%.

Scout Investments Inc. held 931,036 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $93,243,257. This brought the portfolio total to 1.34%.

Capital World Investors held 735,000 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $73,610,251. This brought the portfolio total to 0.03%.

Franklin Resources Inc. held 639,789 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $64,074,869. This brought the portfolio total to 0.04%.

FMR LLC. held 609,615 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $61,052,943. This brought the portfolio total to 0.01%.

Susquehanna International Group LLP. held 601,200 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $60,211. This brought the portfolio total to 0.0%.

Tradewinds Global Investors LLC. held 597,217 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $59,811,283. This brought the portfolio total to 0.99%.

Northern Trust Corp. held 572,200 shares on 09/30/2012 worth $57,305,831. This brought the portfolio total to 0.02%.

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