Winton Capital Boosts Shares of These Services Stocks: GPS, GME, WAG, LUV, DISCA, WPO, MHP

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Winton Capital Management’s top holdings in the Services sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 81 stocks in the Services sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $120.429 million.

  • Big Lots Inc. (NYSE:BIG): On 06/30/2011, Winton Capital Management reported holding 21,200 shares with a market value of $702,780. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Winton Capital Management reported holding 117,600 shares with a market value of $4,096,008. This comprised 0.58% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 96,400. About Company: Big Lots, Inc. is a broadline closeout retailer that operates stores across the United States. The Company’s stores offer an assortment of merchandise, including consumables, seasonal products,furniture, housewares, toys, and gifts.
  • Gap Inc. (NYSE:GPS): On 06/30/2011, Winton Capital Management reported holding 55,900 shares with a market value of $1,011,790. This comprised 0.44% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Winton Capital Management reported holding 251,100 shares with a market value of $4,077,864. This comprised 0.58% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 195,200. About Company: The Gap, Inc., is an international specialty retailer operating retail and outlet stores. The Company sells casual apparel, accessories and personal care products for men, women, and children. The Gap operates stores in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Ireland, and Japan.
  • Walgreen Co. (NYSE:WAG): On 06/30/2011, Winton Capital Management reported holding 42,000 shares with a market value of $1,783,320. This comprised 0.77% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Winton Capital Management reported holding 118,200 shares with a market value of $3,887,598. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 76,200. About Company: Walgreen Company operates retail drugstores that offer a wide variety of prescription and non-prescription drugs as well as general goods. The Company operates stores in the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. Walgreen’s also offers health services, including primary and acute care, wellness, pharmacy and disease management services and health and fitness.
  • Gamestop Corp. (NYSE:GME): On 06/30/2011, Winton Capital Management reported holding 30,500 shares with a market value of $813,435. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Winton Capital Management reported holding 156,800 shares with a market value of $3,622,080. This comprised 0.51% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 126,300. About Company: GameStop Corporation operates specialty electronic game and PC entertainment software stores throughout the United States, Australia, Canada and Europe. The Company stores sell new and used video game hardware, video game software and accessories, as well as PC entertainment software, and related accessories and other merchandise.
  • Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV): On 06/30/2011, Winton Capital Management reported holding 89,300 shares with a market value of $1,019,806. This comprised 0.44% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Winton Capital Management reported holding 446,000 shares with a market value of $3,585,840. This comprised 0.51% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 356,700. About Company: Southwest Airlines Co. is a domestic airline that provides primarily short-haul, high-frequency, point-to-point service. The Company offers flights throughout the United States.
  • Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:DISCA): On 06/30/2011, Winton Capital Management reported holding 9,300 shares with a market value of $380,928. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Winton Capital Management reported holding 92,800 shares with a market value of $3,491,136. This comprised 0.5% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 83,500. About Company: Discovery Communications, Inc. provides non-fiction entertainment. The Company operates a wide range of educational television channels as well as offers consumer and educational products and services, and a diversified portfolio of digital media services.
  • The Washington Post Company (NYSE:WPO): On 06/30/2011, Winton Capital Management reported holding 2,100 shares with a market value of $879,795. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Winton Capital Management reported holding 10,516 shares with a market value of $3,438,417. This comprised 0.49% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 8,416. About Company: The Washington Post Company is a diversified media and education company. The Company publishes newspapers and magazines, owns and operates a television station and cable service, manages an online publishing unit, as well as a complete educational system with teaching aides, testing preparations, and full online graduate programs.
  • Mckesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK): On 06/30/2011, Winton Capital Management reported holding 5,900 shares with a market value of $493,535. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Winton Capital Management reported holding 45,000 shares with a market value of $3,271,500. This comprised 0.46% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 39,100. About Company: McKesson Corporation distributes pharmaceuticals, medical-surgical supplies, and and health and beauty care products throughout North America. The Company also develops, implements, and supports software that facilitates the integration of data throughout the health enterprise. In addition, McKesson offers analytic, care management, and patient solutions for payers.
  • Amerisourcebergen Corporation (NYSE:ABC): On 06/30/2011, Winton Capital Management reported holding 10,100 shares with a market value of $418,140. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Winton Capital Management reported holding 78,100 shares with a market value of $2,910,787. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 68,000. About Company: AmerisourceBergen Corporation is a pharmaceutical services company. The Company distributes pharmaceutical products and services. AmerisourceBergen distributes an offering of brand name and generic pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter healthcare products, home healthcare supplies and equipment, and related services to a variety of healthcare providers.
  • The Mcgraw-hill Companies Inc. (NYSE:MHP): On 06/30/2011, Winton Capital Management reported holding 18,700 shares with a market value of $783,717. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Winton Capital Management reported holding 68,400 shares with a market value of $2,804,400. This comprised 0.4% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 49,700. About Company: Founded in 1888, The McGraw-Hill Companies is a leading global financial information and education company that helps professionals and students succeed in the Knowledge Economy. Leading brands include Standard & Poor’s, McGraw-Hill Education, Platts energy information services and J.D. Power and Associates. The Corporation has approximately 21,000 employees with more than 280 offices in 40 countries. Sales in 2010 were $6.2 billion.

(Note: Data regarding Winton Capital Management’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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