What companies do BlackRock and Vanguard own?
Together, BlackRock and Vanguard own 18% of Fox, 16% of CBS, 13% of Comast — which owns NBC, MSNBC, CNBC, and the Sky media group, 12% of CNN, and 12% of Disney — which owns a number of subsidiaries. Media behemoths that may present themselves as rivals are, in reality, owned by the same company.
- Top 5 stock holdings are AAPL, MSFT, AMZN, GOOGL, GOOG, and represent 14.26% of Vanguard Group's stock portfolio.
- Added to shares of these 10 stocks: AMZN (+$70B), FTNT (+$3.0B), DXCM (+$2.4B), WBD (+$2.3B), TSLA (+$2.1B), MSFT (+$1.7B), VICI (+$1.2B), SHOP (+$1.1B), AAPL (+$1.0B), MTB (+$976M).
BlackRock has the largest clientele as compared to any other investment company in the world and has a stake in popular companies such as Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), and Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) as of Q1 2022.
By 2021, or year-end 2021, it was 54%. The top 10 now controls 66% of assets and the top 25, 83% of assets. The two largest by far are Blackrock with $9.6 trillion in assets under management, followed by Vanguard with $8.1 trillion in assets under management.
VERDICT. Missing context. BlackRock and Vanguard do not “own” all the biggest corporations in the world. They invest trillions of dollars into leading companies on behalf of their clients, who ultimately own the shares.
Hedge funds don't have many shares in Pfizer. The Vanguard Group, Inc. is currently the largest shareholder, with 8.1% of shares outstanding. For context, the second largest shareholder holds about 7.3% of the shares outstanding, followed by an ownership of 5.0% by the third-largest shareholder.
|BlackRock Fund Advisors||13.95%||+1.83%|
|Dimensional Fund Advisors LP||7.76%||+3.37%|
|The Vanguard Group, Inc.||6.42%||+13.56%|
|Wellington Management Co. LLP||4.71%||+1.14%|
2022-02-09 - Vanguard Group Inc has filed an SC 13G/A form with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) disclosing ownership of 595,563 shares of Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (US:COKE). This represents 8.34 percent ownership of the company.
Top 10 Mutual Funds Holding PepsiCo Inc.
|Mutual fund||Vanguard Institutional Index Fund|
|Total value ($)||1,808,383,761|
|Shares bought / sold||-47,584|
The Vanguard Total Stock Market Index (VTSAX)
About 25% of the fund's assets are invested in technology stocks, with Apple holding the top position as of the end of April 2021. 1 The fund owns more than 431.2 million shares of Apple, amounting to 2.57% of the company's outstanding stock as of Q1 2021.
What stocks does Vanguard invest in?
Vanguard - All fund holdings. Apple Inc. Microsoft Corp. Amazon.com Inc.