A $24 Billion Fund’s Favorite Stocks in the Energy Sector

Following is information regarding Adage Capital Partners’ top holdings in the Energy sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011:

  • Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 7,177,715 shares with a market value of $584,122,427. This comprised 2.21% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 6,845,315 shares with a market value of $497,175,210. This comprised 2.37% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -332,400. About the company: Exxon Mobil Corporation operates petroleum and petrochemicals businesses on a worldwide basis. The Company’s operations include exploration and production of oil and gas, electric power generation, and coal and minerals operations. Exxon Mobil also manufactures and markets fuels, lubricants, and chemicals.
  • Chevron Corp. (NYSE:CVX): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 3,030,668 shares with a market value of $311,673,886. This comprised 1.18% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 2,882,568 shares with a market value of $266,896,961. This comprised 1.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -148,100. About the company: Chevron Corporation is an integrated energy company with operations in countries located around the world. The Company produces and transports crude oil and natural gas. Chevron also refines, markets, and distributes fuels as well as is involved in chemical operations, mining operations, power generation and energy services.
  • Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 8,026,550 shares with a market value of $242,803,138. This comprised 0.92% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 9,349,950 shares with a market value of $227,577,784. This comprised 1.09% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,323,400. About the company: The Williams Companies, Inc. is an integrated natural gas company that produces, gathers, processes and transports natural gas. The Company’s operations are concentrated in the Pacific Northwest, Rocky Mountains, Gulf Coast, the Eastern Seaboard, and the province of Alberta in Canada.
  • Ensco PLC (NYSE:ESV): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 3,421,949 shares with a market value of $182,389,879. This comprised 0.69% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 3,366,949 shares with a market value of $138,650,961. This comprised 0.66% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -55,000. About the company: Ensco PLC is an international offshore contract drilling company. The Company’s operations are concentrated in the geographic regions of Asia Pacific (which includes Asia, the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand), Europe/Africa and North and South America.
  • Consol Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNX): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 2,882,504 shares with a market value of $139,743,793. This comprised 0.53% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 3,736,514 shares with a market value of $126,779,921. This comprised 0.61% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 854,010. About the company: CONSOL Energy Inc. produces high-BTU bituminous coal, and also coalbed methane gas. The Company primarily produces pipeline-quality coalbed methane gas from coal properties in the Northern and the Central Appalachian basin, other western basins, and oil and gas from properties in the Appalachian and Illinois Basins.
  • Schlumberger Ltd. (NYSE:SLB): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 1,973,975 shares with a market value of $170,551,443. This comprised 0.64% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 2,116,475 shares with a market value of $126,417,051. This comprised 0.60% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 142,500. About the company: Schlumberger Limited is an oil services company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides a wide range of services, including technology, project management and information solutions to the international petroleum industry as well as advanced acquisition and data processing surveys.
  • Occidental Petroleum Corp. (NYSE:OXY): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 1,532,400 shares with a market value of $159,430,897. This comprised 0.60% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 1,565,600 shares with a market value of $111,940,400. This comprised 0.53% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 33,200. About the company: Occidental Petroleum Corporation explores for, develops, produces, and markets crude oil and natural gas. The Company also manufactures and markets a variety of basic chemicals, vinyls and performance chemicals. Occidental also gathers, treats, processes, transports, stores, trades and markets crude oil, natural gas, NGLs, condensate and carbon dioxide (CO2) and generates and markets power.
  • Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 816,300 shares with a market value of $34,970,292. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 1,965,300 shares with a market value of $83,741,434. This comprised 0.40% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,149,000. 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.
  • Constellation Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE:CEG): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 2,474,813 shares with a market value of $93,943,899. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 2,050,713 shares with a market value of $78,050,140. This comprised 0.37% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -424,100. About the company: Constellation Energy Group Inc. is public utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, develops, owns, and operates electric generation facilities located in various regions of the United States as well as operates an electric transmission and distribution utility company and a gas distribution utility company.
  • CMS Energy Corp. (NYSE:CMS): On 6/30/11 Adage Capital Partners reported holding 4,650,100 shares with a market value of $91,560,471. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. On 9/30/11, Adage Capital Partners held 3,638,700 shares with a market value of $72,009,876. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,011,400. About the company: CMS Energy Corporation is an energy company operating primarily in Michigan. The Company, through its subsidiaries provides electricity and/or natural gas to its customers in Michigan. CMS Energy also invests in and operates non-utility power generation plants in the United States and abroad.

(Note: Data regarding Adage Capital Partners’ stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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