Apple Inc. Among Top Tech Stocks in AllianceBernstein’s Big Q3 Portfolio

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding AllianceBernstein’s top holdings in the Technology sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 509 stocks in the Technology sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $17.721 billion.

  • Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 7,832,878 shares with a market value of $2,629,262,263. This comprised 2.32% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 6,537,798 shares with a market value of $2,492,993,181. This comprised 2.89% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,295,080. About Company: Apple Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets personal computers and related personal computing and mobile communication devices along with a variety of related software, services, peripherals, and networking solutions. The Company sells its products worldwide through its online stores, its retail stores, its direct sales force, third-party wholesalers, and resellers.
  • Google Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 2,595,389 shares with a market value of $1,314,253,094. This comprised 1.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 2,208,381 shares with a market value of $1,137,404,502. This comprised 1.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -387,008. About Company: Google Inc. is a global technology company that provides a web based search engine through its website. The Company offers a wide range of search options, including web, image, groups, directory, and news searches.
  • Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 38,405,095 shares with a market value of $1,263,911,671. This comprised 1.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 32,942,851 shares with a market value of $946,777,530. This comprised 1.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -5,462,244. About Company: Oracle Corporation supplies software for enterprise information management. The Company offers databases and relational servers, application development and decision support tools, and enterprise business applications. Oracle’s software runs on network computers, personal digital assistants, set-top devices, PCs, workstations, minicomputers, mainframes, and massively parallel computers.
  • Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 17,269,562 shares with a market value of $980,738,442. This comprised 0.86% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 18,776,876 shares with a market value of $913,119,500. This comprised 1.06% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,507,314. About Company: QUALCOMM, Inc. develops and manufactures digital wireless communications equipment. The Company licenses its Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) intellectual property to other companies, and produces CDMA-based integrated circuits; equipment and software used to track workers and assets; software for wireless content enablement; and offers services to deliver multimedia content.
  • Hewlett-packard Company (NYSE:HPQ): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 26,336,276 shares with a market value of $958,640,487. This comprised 0.84% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 37,543,718 shares with a market value of $842,856,498. This comprised 0.98% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 11,207,442. About Company: Hewlett-Packard Company provides imaging and printing systems, computing systems, and information technology services for business and home. The Company’s products include laser and inkjet printers, scanners, copiers and faxes, personal computers, workstations, storage solutions, and other computing and printing systems. Hewlett-Packard sells its products worldwide.
  • International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 4,403,282 shares with a market value of $755,383,041. This comprised 0.67% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 4,048,535 shares with a market value of $707,967,296. This comprised 0.82% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -354,747. About Company: International Business Machines Corporation provides computer solutions through the use of advanced information technology. The Company’s solutions include technologies, systems, products, services, software, and financing. IBM offers its products through its global sales and distribution organization, as well as through a variety of third party distributors and resellers.
  • At&t Inc. (NYSE:T): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 52,139,301 shares with a market value of $1,637,695,436. This comprised 1.44% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 23,482,309 shares with a market value of $669,715,463. This comprised 0.78% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -28,656,992. About Company: AT&T Inc. is a communications holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries and affiliates, provides local and long-distance phone service, wireless and data communications, Internet access and messaging, IP-based and satellite television, security services, telecommunications equipment, and directory advertising and publishing.
  • Centurylink Inc. (NYSE:CTL): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 11,459,621 shares with a market value of $463,312,481. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 17,315,809 shares with a market value of $573,499,576. This comprised 0.67% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 5,856,188. About Company: CenturyLink Inc. is an integrated communications company. The Company provides a wide range of communications services, including local and long distance voice, Internet access and broadband services. CenturyLink operates throughout the United States.
  • Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 23,289,934 shares with a market value of $605,538,284. This comprised 0.53% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 21,327,288 shares with a market value of $530,836,185. This comprised 0.62% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,962,646. About Company: Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses, sells, and supports software products. The Company offers operating system software, server application software, business and consumer applications software, software development tools, and Internet and intranet software. Microsoft also develops video game consoles and digital music entertainment devices.
  • Emc Corporation (NYSE:EMC): On 06/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 25,889,251 shares with a market value of $713,248,845. This comprised 0.63% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, AllianceBernstein reported holding 23,745,869 shares with a market value of $498,425,785. This comprised 0.58% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,143,382. About Company: EMC Corporation provides enterprise storage systems, software, networks, and services. The Company’s products store, retrieve, manage, protect, and share information from all major computing environments and mainframe platforms. EMC operates offices around the world.

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

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