Georgia Bennicas DBA Bennicas & Associates is a sole proprietorship investment advisor with its headquarters in Woodside, California. The company’s third quarter SEC 13F filings were submitted on October 14, 2014. The filings were for the period ended September 30, 2014. It’s top three holdings according to the filings are Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG), Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK), and Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC).
Procter & Gamble Co (NYSE:PG) came out the largest investment of Georgia Bennicas DBA Bennicas & Associates, accounting for a total of $15.3 million in investment value. This is a company that produces consumer goods and has its headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. The company’s operations have recently been suspended by the Argentine authorities. P&G’s top three biggest shareholders are Vanguard Group, Inc. (5.12%), State Street Corp (4.26%), and BlackRock Fund Advisors (3.08%).
Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE:MRK) emerged as the second largest investment of Georgia Bennicas DBA Bennicas & Associates, with a total value of $4.6 million. Merck & Co., Inc. is a pharmaceutical company that focuses on bringing out the best in medicine and scientific research. Merck & Co produces innovative medicines, vaccines, therapies, consumer care, and animal health products. The company carries out a number of operations through its subsidiaries such as Merck Sharp & Dohme Ltd, Merial, MSD, Comsort, Inc, among many others.
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) came forth as the third largest investment of Georgia Bennicas DBA Bennicas & Associates with total investment valued at $3.6 million. Intel is one of the largest producers of semiconductor chips globally. Its products are used by many PC manufacturers such as HP, Sony, Lenovo, Asus, Acer, among many other companies. The company has invested in the fast growing smartphones industry and is also eyeing the wearables market. The company also carries out some other tech related operations through subsidiaries such as McAfee, AVG Technologies, Virtutech, Wind River Systems and more.
This article has been written by Victor Ochieng.