Will This Broadcom Move BOOST Shares?

So far in 2012, Broadcom Corp.’s (NASDAQ:BRCM) shares are up 24.83 percent. The company has recently collaborated with Microsoft and tier-one OEM providers to develop new technologies that take advantage of multiple advanced virtualization, networking, and storage features in Windows Server 2012. This should increase server throughput performance as much as 77 percent while lowering CPU overhead 42 percent.

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In addition, Broadcom has continued advancing its total in-box support offering, which gives IT administrators simplified installation, without an extra step of separate driver upgrades.

From its collaboration and advancement of its in-box support offering, will Broadcom’s largest shareholders increase their offerings? 676 institutional firms indicated owning shares of Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ:BRCM) in Q2 2012. These firms reported owning a total of 440.364 million shares on 06/30/2012. The shares closed at $33.66 on 06/30/2012.

Here are the ten largest positions in Broadcom Corp. at the end of June 30th, 2012.

Price T Rowe Associates Inc /MD/ held 42,475,158 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $1,433,961,263. This brought the portfolio total to 0.45%.

FMR LLC held 23,948,962 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $808,516,917. This brought the portfolio total to 0.16%.

Vanguard Group Inc held 21,181,282 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $715,080,045. This brought the portfolio total to 0.1%.

State Street Corp held 19,168,866 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $647,140,884. This brought the portfolio total to 0.1%.

Clearbridge Advisors LLC held 15,400,716 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $519,928,146. This brought the portfolio total to 1.03%.

Blackrock Institutional Trust Company N.A. held 13,712,179 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $462,923,140. This brought the portfolio total to 0.13%.

Capital Research Global Investors held 12,090,000 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $408,158,380. This brought the portfolio total to 0.19%.

Invesco Ltd. held 10,916,707 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $368,548,010. This brought the portfolio total to 0.2%.

Bank of New York Mellon Corp held 9,330,000 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $314,980,784. This brought the portfolio total to 0.12%.

Jennison Associates LLC held 8,900,415 shares on 06/30/2012 worth $300,477,995. This brought the portfolio total to 0.39%.

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