BlackRock, Inc. Owns Transcanada the Most in Utilities Sector Portfolio

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BlackRock, Inc.’s top holdings in the Utilities sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 99 stocks in the Utilities sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $1.445 billion.

  • Transcanada Corp. (NYSE:TRP): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 13,548,085 shares with a market value of $593,948,048. This comprised 1.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 15,061,561 shares with a market value of $609,842,630. This comprised 1.38% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,513,476. 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.
  • Transalta Corp. (NYSE:TAC): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 4,002,150 shares with a market value of $85,485,926. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 4,200,595 shares with a market value of $91,446,955. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 198,445. About Company: TransAlta Corporation is a non-regulated electric generation and marketing company with its growth focused in developing coal and gas-fired generation. The Company is currently focused on Australia, Canada, the United States, and Mexico.
  • Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE:D): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 884,600 shares with a market value of $42,699,642. This comprised 0.08% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 995,851 shares with a market value of $50,559,356. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 111,251. 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.
  • Southern Company (NYSE:SO): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 1,036,139 shares with a market value of $41,839,294. This comprised 0.08% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 1,134,946 shares with a market value of $48,087,661. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 98,807. 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.
  • American Electric Power Co. Inc. (NYSE:AEP): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 821,287 shares with a market value of $30,946,094. This comprised 0.06% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 1,167,664 shares with a market value of $44,394,586. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 346,377. 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.
  • Progress Energy Inc. (NYSE:PGN): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 346,640 shares with a market value of $16,642,186. This comprised 0.03% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 835,423 shares with a market value of $43,208,079. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 488,783. About Company: Progress Energy, Inc. is an integrated electric utility that provides energy and energy-related products and services in the Southeast United States. The Company serves electric and gas customers in the Carolinas and in Florida.
  • Eqt Corporation (NYSE:EQT): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 756,627 shares with a market value of $39,738,050. This comprised 0.08% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 754,799 shares with a market value of $40,276,075. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,828. About Company: EQT Corporation is an integrated energy company with emphasis on Appalachian area natural-gas supply, transmission and distribution. The Company, through its subsidiaries, offer natural gas products to wholesale and retail customers.
  • Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 873,689 shares with a market value of $37,428,837. This comprised 0.07% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 884,068 shares with a market value of $37,670,138. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 10,379. 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.
  • Ppl Corporation (NYSE:PPL): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 838,022 shares with a market value of $23,322,152. This comprised 0.05% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 1,177,163 shares with a market value of $33,596,233. This comprised 0.08% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 339,141. 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.
  • Constellation Energy Group Inc. (NYSE:CEG): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 811,507 shares with a market value of $30,804,805. This comprised 0.06% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock, Inc. reported holding 857,548 shares with a market value of $32,638,278. This comprised 0.07% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 46,041. About 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.

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

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