What Does This Ruling Mean For Google’s Top Institutional Shareholders?

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG): Google has been handed a disappointing loss, after a judge ruled against for the California-based firm in a lawsuit against Microsoft. The search engine giant was demanding that the company pay nearly $1 billion annually for industry standard media-streaming and WiFi patents to Motorola — Microsoft got off with paying a mere $1.8 million per year. Perhaps more importantly, the ruling has profound effects for out-of-control patent warfare that has consumed the tech industries.

These institutional firms indicated owning shares of Google Inc. in Q1 2013. They reported owning a total of 76.085 million shares on 03/31/2013. The shares closed at $794.19 on 03/31/2013.

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Here are the ten largest positions in Google Inc. at the end of March 31st, 2013.

Vanguard Group Inc. held 12,251,664 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $9,730,149,062. This brought the portfolio total to 1.07%.

State Street Corp. held 11,199,929 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $8,894,871,640. This brought the portfolio total to 1.18%.

Blackrock Institutional Trust Company N.A. held 7,265,868 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $5,770,479,725. This brought the portfolio total to 1.18%.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. held 6,420,759 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $5,099,302,606. This brought the portfolio total to 1.65%.

Bank of New York Mellon Corp. held 4,684,381 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $3,720,288,558. This brought the portfolio total to 1.18%.

Blackrock Fund Advisors held 2,598,602 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $2,063,783,729. This brought the portfolio total to 0.79%.

Baillie Gifford & Co. held 2,074,388 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $1,647,458,211. This brought the portfolio total to 5.2%.

Blackrock Group Ltd held 1,961,753 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $1,558,004,620. This brought the portfolio total to 1.15%.

Morgan Stanley held 1,817,689 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $1,443,590,431. This brought the portfolio total to 0.75%.

UBS Global Asset Management Americas Inc. held 1,608,807 shares on 03/31/2013 worth $1,277,698,435. This brought the portfolio total to 1.62%.

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