BlackRock Group Ltd’s Bigget Utilities Stock Positions in Third Quarter: SO, NEE, EXC, DUK, TRP

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BlackRock Group Ltd’s top holdings in the Utilities sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 96 stocks in the Utilities sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $3.829 billion.

  • Southern Company (NYSE:SO): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 7,050,594 shares with a market value of $284,702,993. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 6,879,065 shares with a market value of $291,465,977. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -171,529. About Company: Southern Company is a public utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates, wholesales, and retails electricity in the southeastern United States. The Company also offers wireless telecommunications services, and provides businesses with two-way radio, telephone, paging, and Internet access services as well as wholesales fiber optic solutions.
  • Nextera Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 4,585,321 shares with a market value of $263,472,540. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 4,624,353 shares with a market value of $249,807,551. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 39,032. About Company: NextEra Energy, Inc. is a clean energy company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electric energy utilizing natural gas, wind and nuclear resources.
  • Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE:D): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 4,760,454 shares with a market value of $229,787,117. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 4,696,456 shares with a market value of $238,439,073. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -63,998. 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.
  • Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 4,491,701 shares with a market value of $192,424,472. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 4,452,660 shares with a market value of $189,727,845. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -39,041. 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.
  • Cia Energetica De Minas Gerais (NYSE:CIG): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 12,080,636 shares with a market value of $249,344,320. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 11,683,022 shares with a market value of $173,376,048. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -397,614. About Company: Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais- CEMIG generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais. Cemig serves industrial, commercial, residential, and rural customers. The Company generates electricity primarily through hydroelectric plants.
  • Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 8,066,988 shares with a market value of $151,901,383. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 7,880,566 shares with a market value of $157,532,513. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -186,422. About Company: Duke Energy Corporation is an energy company located primarily in the Americas that owns an integrated network of energy assets. The Company manages a portfolio of natural gas and electric supply, delivery, and trading businesses in the United States and Latin America.
  • Transcanada Corp. (NYSE:TRP): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 3,670,209 shares with a market value of $160,901,963. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 3,618,352 shares with a market value of $146,507,079. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -51,857. About Company: TransCanada Corporation is the parent company of TransCanada PipeLines Limited. The Company is focused on natural gas transmission and power services. TransCanada’s network of pipeline transports the majority of Western Canada’s natural gas production to markets in Canada and the United States. The Company also has interests in power plants in Canada and the United States.
  • Ppl Corporation (NYSE:PPL): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 4,233,572 shares with a market value of $117,820,308. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 4,408,144 shares with a market value of $125,808,434. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 174,572. 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.
  • Firstenergy Corp. (NYSE:FE): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 2,646,227 shares with a market value of $116,830,926. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 2,758,777 shares with a market value of $123,896,675. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 112,550. About Company: FirstEnergy Corp. is a public utility holding company. The Company’s subsidiaries and affiliates are involved in the generation, transmission and distribution of electricity, exploration and production of oil and natural gas, transmission and marketing of natural gas, and energy management and other energy-related services.
  • American Electric Power Co. Inc. (NYSE:AEP): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 3,155,707 shares with a market value of $118,907,041. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Group Ltd reported holding 3,226,493 shares with a market value of $122,671,265. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 70,786. 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.

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

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