Ave Maria Mutual Funds’ Industrial Goods Position Changes: GD, GGG, RSG, ITW, RPM, AME, BGC

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Ave Maria Mutual Funds’ top holdings in the Industrial Goods sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 21 stocks in the Industrial Goods sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $73.241 million.

  • General Dynamics Corp. (NYSE:GD): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 180,060 shares with a market value of $13,418,071. This comprised 2% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 198,880 shares with a market value of $11,314,283. This comprised 1.97% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 18,820. About Company: General Dynamics Corporation is a diversified defense company. The Company offers a broad portfolio of products and services in business aviation; combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions; shipbuilding design and construction; and information systems, technologies and services.
  • Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 204,120 shares with a market value of $10,340,719. This comprised 1.54% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 198,910 shares with a market value of $6,790,787. This comprised 1.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -5,210. About Company: Graco Inc. supplies technology for the management of fluids in both industrial and commercial applications. The Company designs, manufactures, and markets systems to move, measure, control, dispense, and apply fluid materials. Graco’s products are used for applying paints and coatings, high-pressure cleaning of equipment, and lubricating and maintaining vehicles and other equipment.
  • Emerson Electric Co. (NYSE:EMR): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 125,500 shares with a market value of $7,059,375. This comprised 1.05% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 156,000 shares with a market value of $6,444,360. This comprised 1.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 30,500. About Company: Emerson Electric Co. manufactures and markets electrical, electromechanical, and electronic products and systems. The Company produces a variety of products, including process control, industrial automation, electronics, appliance components, and electric motors. Emerson sells its products around the world.
  • Republic Services Inc. (NYSE:RSG): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 201,400 shares with a market value of $6,213,190. This comprised 0.92% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 224,400 shares with a market value of $6,296,664. This comprised 1.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 23,000. About Company: Republic Services, Inc. provides non-hazardous solid waste collection and disposal services in the United States. The Company provides solid waste collection services for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers. Republic also operates transfer stations, landfills, and recycling facilities.
  • Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 116,000 shares with a market value of $6,552,840. This comprised 0.97% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 136,200 shares with a market value of $5,665,920. This comprised 0.99% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 20,200. About Company: Illinois Tool Works Inc. designs and manufactures fasteners and components, equipment and consumable systems, and a variety of specialty products and equipment. The Company’s products include industrial fluids and adhesives, tooling for specialty applications, welding products, and quality measurement equipment and systems. Illinois Tool Works operates worldwide.
  • Rpm International Inc. (NYSE:RPM): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 250,800 shares with a market value of $5,773,416. This comprised 0.86% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 275,800 shares with a market value of $5,157,460. This comprised 0.9% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 25,000. About Company: RPM International, Inc. manufactures, markets, and sells various specialty chemical product lines. The Company’s product lines include specialty paints, protective coatings and roofing systems, sealants and adhesives, focusing on the maintenance needs of both the industrial and consumer markets.
  • Toro Co. (NYSE:TTC): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 90,200 shares with a market value of $5,457,100. This comprised 0.81% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 93,200 shares with a market value of $4,591,964. This comprised 0.8% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,000. About Company: The Toro Company designs, manufactures, and markets a range of turf equipment. The Company’s products include professional turf maintenance equipment, turf and agricultural irrigation systems, landscaping equipment, and residential yard products. Toro’s products are sold worldwide under trademarks such as Toro, Wheel Horse, Lawn-Boy, Irritrol, and Dingo.
  • Ametek Inc. (NYSE:AME): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 128,400 shares with a market value of $5,765,160. This comprised 0.86% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 128,400 shares with a market value of $4,233,348. This comprised 0.74% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: AMETEK, Inc. is a global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices. The Company manufactures advanced instruments for process, aerospace, power and industrial markets and is a supplier of electrical interconnects, specialty metals, technical motors and systems, and floor care and specialty motors.
  • General Cable Corp. (NYSE:BGC): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 167,340 shares with a market value of $7,125,338. This comprised 1.06% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 178,270 shares with a market value of $4,162,605. This comprised 0.73% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 10,930. About Company: General Cable Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes copper, aluminum, and fiber optic wire and cable products for the communications, electrical, and energy markets. The Company operates around the world.
  • Donaldson Company Inc. (NYSE:DCI): On 06/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 61,400 shares with a market value of $3,725,752. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ave Maria Mutual Funds reported holding 61,400 shares with a market value of $3,364,720. This comprised 0.59% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Donaldson Company, Inc. manufactures filtration systems and replacement parts. The Company’s products include filters and emission control products for heavy duty mobile equipment, in-plant air cleaning systems, air intake systems for industrial gas turbines, and specialized filters for computer disk drives, aircraft cabins, and semiconductors. Donaldson operates around the world.

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

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