Ameriprise Financial’s Largest Utilities Sector Positions in Q3: SRE, AES, EXC, PCG, PEG

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Ameriprise Financial’s top holdings in the Utilities sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 116 stocks in the Utilities sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $3.468 billion.

  • Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 5,126,553 shares with a market value of $271,092,128. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 5,085,012 shares with a market value of $261,878,118. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -41,541. About Company: Sempra Energy is an energy services holding company with operations throughout the United States, Mexico, and other countries in South America. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates electricity, delivers natural gas, operates natural gas pipelines and storage facilities, and operates a wind power generation project.
  • The Aes Corporation (NYSE:AES): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 15,478,279 shares with a market value of $197,193,271. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 22,622,402 shares with a market value of $220,794,649. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 7,144,123. About Company: The AES Corporation acquires, develops, owns, and operates generation plants and distribution businesses in several countries. The Company sells electricity under long term contracts and serves customers under its regulated utility businesses. AES also also mines coal, turns seawater into drinking water, and develops alternative sources of energy.
  • Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 4,696,012 shares with a market value of $201,177,155. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 4,758,681 shares with a market value of $202,767,400. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 62,669. About 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.
  • Pg & E Corp. (NYSE:PCG): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 3,656,709 shares with a market value of $153,691,475. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 4,705,732 shares with a market value of $199,052,460. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,049,023. About 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.
  • Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE:PEG): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 6,878,868 shares with a market value of $224,526,247. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 5,680,387 shares with a market value of $189,554,508. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,198,481. About Company: Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated is a public utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity and produces natural gas in in the Northeastern and Mid Atlantic United States.
  • American Electric Power Co. Inc. (NYSE:AEP): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 6,064,295 shares with a market value of $228,502,637. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 4,574,690 shares with a market value of $173,929,716. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,489,605. About 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.
  • Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 5,587,709 shares with a market value of $135,781,324. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 4,864,581 shares with a market value of $120,106,507. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -723,128. About Company: Xcel Energy, Inc. provides electric and natural gas services. The Company offers a variety of energy-related services, including generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity and natural gas throughout the United States. Xcel utilities serve customers in portions of Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.
  • Wisconsin Energy Corp. (NYSE:WEC): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 3,808,896 shares with a market value of $119,408,891. This comprised 0.08% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 3,835,369 shares with a market value of $120,008,700. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 26,473. About Company: Wisconsin Energy Corporation is a diversified energy holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides utility services such as distributing electric, gas, steam, and water.
  • Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE:D): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 2,049,379 shares with a market value of $98,923,525. This comprised 0.07% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 2,254,184 shares with a market value of $114,444,923. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 204,805. About Company: Dominion Resources, Inc., a diversified utility holding company, generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electric energy in Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. The Company produces, transports, distributes, and markets natural gas to customers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
  • Ppl Corporation (NYSE:PPL): On 06/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 3,441,531 shares with a market value of $95,777,807. This comprised 0.06% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Ameriprise Financial reported holding 3,965,449 shares with a market value of $113,173,918. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 523,918. About Company: PPL Corporation is an energy and utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates electricity from power plants in the northeastern and western United States, and markets wholesale and retail energy primarily in the northeastern and western portions of the United States, and delivers electricity in Pennsylvania and the United Kingdom.

(Note: Data regarding Ameriprise Financial’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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