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For investors who prefer the diversification offered by mutual funds to owning individual stocks, here are some of the biggest holders of the companies that were on our list as of Tuesday, Oct. 2.
L-3 Communications Holdings
(LLL - Get Report)
had 2.52% of the company's shares outstanding as of Feb. 28, according to Thomson Financial. This represented 2.78% of the fund's portfolio.
(PH - Get Report)
allocated 1.03% of assets as of June 30, according to Putnam's Web site.
allocated 0.52% of assets to the stock as of June 30, according to the American Funds' Web site. It held 2.5 million shares.
allocated 3.99% of assets to the stock as of March 31, according to Thomson Financial.
iShares S&P Latin America 40 Index Fund
allocated 4.47% of assets as of March 31, according to Thomson.
(HES - Get Report)
allocated 1.24% of assets to the stock as of March 31.
allocated 1.21% of assets as of Aug. 31, according to MFS' Web site.
(NOC - Get Report)
held 13.5 million shares on June 30, which was 1.18% of its total assets, according to the fund's Web site.