$17 Billion Hedge Fund Likes These Utilities Stocks

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about Winton Capital Management’s top holdings in the Utilities sector:

  • Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE): On 3/31/11 Winton Capital Management reported holding 10,400 shares with a market value of $291,928. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Winton Capital Management held 40,600 shares with a market value of $1,170,904. This comprised 0.51% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 30,200. About the company: Ameren Corporation is a public utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates electricity, delivers electricity and distributes natural gas to customers in Missouri and Illinois.
  • Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC): On 3/31/11 Winton Capital Management reported holding 20,000 shares with a market value of $824,800. This comprised 0.59% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Winton Capital Management held 23,000 shares with a market value of $985,320. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,000. About the company: Exelon Corporation is a utility services holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries distributes electricity to customers in Illinois and Pennsylvania. Exelon also distributes gas to customers in the Philadelphia area as well as operates nuclear power plants in states that include Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
  • Consolidated Edison, Inc. (NYSE:ED): On 3/31/11 Winton Capital Management reported holding 0,000 shares with a market value of $0. This comprised 0.00% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Winton Capital Management held 16,000 shares with a market value of $851,840. This comprised 0.37% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 16,000. About the company: Consolidated Edison, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a variety of energy related products and services. The Company supplies electric service in New York, parts of New Jersey, and Pennsylvania as well as supplies electricity to wholesale customers.
  • PG&E Corp. (NYSE:PCG): On 3/31/11 Winton Capital Management reported holding 14,400 shares with a market value of $636,192. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Winton Capital Management held 18,400 shares with a market value of $773,352. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,000. About the company: PG&E Corporation is a holding company that holds interests in energy based businesses. The Company’s holdings include a public utility operating in northern and central California that provides electricity and natural gas distribution; electricity generation, procurement, and transmission; and natural gas procurement, transportation, and storage.
  • Nicor Inc. (NYSE:GAS): On 3/31/11 Winton Capital Management reported holding 6,400 shares with a market value of $343,680. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Winton Capital Management held 13,000 shares with a market value of $711,620. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 6,600. About the company: Nicor Inc. is holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides gas distribution services in Illinois as well as containerized freight transportation services the Bahamas and the Caribbean region. Nicor also provides energy-related products and services to retail markets and markets natural gas on a wholesale basis.
  • American Electric Power Co., Inc. (NYSE:AEP): On 3/31/11 Winton Capital Management reported holding 13,800 shares with a market value of $484,932. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Winton Capital Management held 18,700 shares with a market value of $704,616. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,900. About the company: American Electric Power Company, Inc.(NYSE:AEP)is a public utility holding company. The Company provides electric service, consisting of generation, transmission and distribution, on an integrated basis to their retail customers. AEP serves portions of the states of Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.
  • Northeast Utilities (NYSE:NU): On 3/31/11 Winton Capital Management reported holding 9,400 shares with a market value of $325,240. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. On 6/30/11, Winton Capital Management held 19,600 shares with a market value of $689,332. This comprised 0.30% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 10,200. About the company: Northeast Utilities is a public utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides retail electric service to customers in Connecticut, New Hampshire, and western Massachusetts. Northeast also distributes natural gas throughout Connecticut.

(Note: Data about Winton Capital Management’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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