Yale University’s $258 Million in Top Quarterly Stock Positions

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Yale University’s top holdings for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 8 stocks at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $258.188 million.

  • Ishares Msci Emerging Markets Index (NYSE:EEM): On 06/30/2011, Yale University reported holding 1,526,916 shares with a market value of $72,681,199. This comprised 73.27% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Yale University reported holding 2,405,916 shares with a market value of $84,447,648. This comprised 32.71% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 879,000. About Company: iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the MSCI TR Emerging Markets Index. The Fund will concentrate its investments in a particular industry or geographic region to approximately the same extent the Index is so concentrated.
  • Vanguard Emerging Markets Stock Etf (NYSE:VWO): On 06/30/2011, Yale University reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Yale University reported holding 2,257,000 shares with a market value of $80,868,314. This comprised 31.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,257,000. About Company: Vanguard Emerging Markets ETF is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund seeks to track the performance of the MSCI Daily TR Net Emerging Markets USD Index. The Fund invests its assets in the stocks that make up the Index, holding each stock in the same proportion as its weighting.
  • Spdr S&p 500 (NYSE:SPY): On 06/30/2011, Yale University reported holding 21,000 shares with a market value of $2,771,370. This comprised 2.79% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Yale University reported holding 434,553 shares with a market value of $49,169,673. This comprised 19.04% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 413,553. About Company: SPDR S&P 500 ETF Trust is a unit investment trust incorporated in the United States. The Trust consists of a portfolio representing all 500 stocks in the S&P 500 Index.
  • Ishares Msci Eafe Index (NYSE:EFA): On 06/30/2011, Yale University reported holding 166,000 shares with a market value of $9,983,240. This comprised 10.06% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Yale University reported holding 816,576 shares with a market value of $39,016,000. This comprised 15.11% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 650,576. About Company: iShares MSCI EAFE Index Fund is an exchange-traded fund incorporated in the USA. The Fund’s objective seeks investment results that correspond to the performance of the MSCI EAFE Index. The Fund will concentrate its investments in stocks in the MSCI EAFE Index to approximately the same extent the Index is so concentrated.
  • Approach Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:AREX): On 06/30/2011, Yale University reported holding 95,567 shares with a market value of $2,166,504. This comprised 2.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Yale University reported holding 95,567 shares with a market value of $1,623,683. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Approach Resources Inc explores for and produces natural gas and crude oil.
  • Higher One Inc. (NYSE:ONE): On 06/30/2011, Yale University reported holding 97,053 shares with a market value of $1,836,243. This comprised 1.85% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Yale University reported holding 97,053 shares with a market value of $1,579,052. This comprised 0.61% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Higher One Holdings Inc. provides technology and payment services to the higher education industry as well as student-oriented banking services on campus communities. The Company focuses on providing disbursement and payment solutions.
  • Tivo Inc. (NASDAQ:TIVO): On 06/30/2011, Yale University reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Yale University reported holding 85,451 shares with a market value of $798,112. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 85,451. About Company: TiVo Inc. provides a subscription-based service enabled by a personal video recorder. The Company’s service allows viewers to locate and record multiple shows, control live television, choose viewing preferences, and access their customized lineup of shows. TiVo’s service also serves as a platform to deliver television programming, advertising, and in-home commerce.
  • Wolverine World Wide Inc. (NYSE:WWW): On 06/30/2011, Yale University reported holding 20,614 shares with a market value of $860,635. This comprised 0.87% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Yale University reported holding 20,614 shares with a market value of $685,416. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Wolverine World Wide, Inc. manufactures and markets branded footwear and performance leathers. The Company’s products include shoes, slippers, occupational and safety footwear, and performance outdoor footwear, among others.

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

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