Capital Research Global Investors’ $7 Billion in Utilities Stocks in Q3: D, FE, PEG, EXC, SO, KMI, DUKE, PGN

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Capital Research Global Investors’ top holdings in the Utilities sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 20 stocks in the Utilities sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $7.721 billion.

  • Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE:D): On 06/30/2011, Capital Research Global Investors reported holding 37,667,226 shares with a market value of $1,818,197,016. This comprised 0.73% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Capital Research Global Investors reported holding 32,722,226 shares with a market value of $1,661,307,429. This comprised 0.82% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -4,945,000. 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.
  • Firstenergy Corp. (NYSE:FE): On 06/30/2011, Capital Research Global Investors reported holding 25,685,228 shares with a market value of $1,134,002,855. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Capital Research Global Investors reported holding 25,685,228 shares with a market value of $1,153,523,586. This comprised 0.57% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. 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.
  • Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE:PEG): On 06/30/2011, Capital Research Global Investors reported holding 27,182,600 shares with a market value of $887,240,047. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Capital Research Global Investors reported holding 27,182,600 shares with a market value of $907,083,333. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. 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.
  • Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC): On 06/30/2011, Capital Research Global Investors reported holding 23,879,320 shares with a market value of $1,022,990,072. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Capital Research Global Investors reported holding 18,434,320 shares with a market value of $785,486,386. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -5,445,000. 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.
  • Southern Company (NYSE:SO): On 06/30/2011, Capital Research Global Investors reported holding 12,500,000 shares with a market value of $504,750,013. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Capital Research Global Investors reported holding 12,500,000 shares with a market value of $529,624,987. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. 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.
  • Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL): On 06/30/2011, Capital Research Global Investors reported holding 14,511,000 shares with a market value of $352,617,289. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Capital Research Global Investors reported holding 14,511,000 shares with a market value of $358,276,598. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. 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.
  • Kinder Morgan Inc. Common Stock (NYSE:KMI): On 06/30/2011, Capital Research Global Investors reported holding 13,483,473 shares with a market value of $387,380,173. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Capital Research Global Investors reported holding 13,520,473 shares with a market value of $350,045,038. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 37,000. About Company: Kinder Morgan Inc. is a pipeline transportation and energy storage company. The Company owns and operates pipelines that transport natural gas, gasoline, crude oil, carbon dioxide and other products, and terminals that store petroleum products and chemicals and handle bulk materials like coal and petroleum coke.
  • Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): On 06/30/2011, Capital Research Global Investors reported holding 13,670,000 shares with a market value of $257,406,099. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Capital Research Global Investors reported holding 17,505,000 shares with a market value of $349,924,946. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,835,000. 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.
  • Progress Energy Inc. (NYSE:PGN): On 06/30/2011, Capital Research Global Investors reported holding 6,606,900 shares with a market value of $317,197,258. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Capital Research Global Investors reported holding 6,606,900 shares with a market value of $341,708,876. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. 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.
  • Pg & E Corp. (NYSE:PCG): On 06/30/2011, Capital Research Global Investors reported holding 6,072,932 shares with a market value of $255,245,325. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Capital Research Global Investors reported holding 7,734,932 shares with a market value of $327,187,618. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,662,000. 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.

(Note: Data regarding Capital Research Global Investors’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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