Charles Schwab Biggest Utilities Investments: AEE, SO, DTE, D, EXC, DUK, NI, FE, NEE, EIX

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Charles Schwab Investment Management’s top holdings in the Utilities sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 97 stocks in the Utilities sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $1.113 billion.

  • Ameren Corporation (NYSE:AEE): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,273,985 shares with a market value of $36,741,728. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 2,558,579 shares with a market value of $76,168,898. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,284,594. About Company: Ameren Corporation is a public utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates electricity, delivers electricity and distributes natural gas to customers in Missouri and Illinois.
  • Southern Company (NYSE:SO): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,423,244 shares with a market value of $57,470,594. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,446,649 shares with a market value of $61,294,517. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 23,405. 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.
  • Dte Energy Co. (NYSE:DTE): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,242,242 shares with a market value of $62,136,945. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,176,196 shares with a market value of $57,657,128. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -66,046. About Company: DTE Energy Company, a diversified energy company, develops and manages energy-related businesses and services nationwide. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates, purchases, transmits, distributes, and sells electric energy in southeastern Michigan. DTE is also involved in gas pipelines and storage, unconventional gas exploration, development, and production.
  • Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE:D): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 989,614 shares with a market value of $47,768,668. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 999,094 shares with a market value of $50,724,003. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 9,480. 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 reported holding 1,131,585 shares with a market value of $48,477,102. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,151,601 shares with a market value of $49,069,719. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 20,016. 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.
  • Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 2,295,981 shares with a market value of $43,233,322. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 2,333,179 shares with a market value of $46,640,248. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 37,198. 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.
  • Nisource Inc. (NYSE:NI): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,969,428 shares with a market value of $39,880,917. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,861,604 shares with a market value of $39,801,092. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -107,824. About Company: NiSource Inc. is an energy holding company. The Company’s subsidiaries provide natural gas, electricity and other products and services to customers located within a corridor that runs from the Gulf Coast through the Midwest to New England.
  • Firstenergy Corp. (NYSE:FE): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 807,537 shares with a market value of $35,652,760. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 882,962 shares with a market value of $39,653,823. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 75,425. 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.
  • Nextera Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 713,182 shares with a market value of $40,979,437. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 722,801 shares with a market value of $39,045,710. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 9,619. 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.
  • Edison International (NYSE:EIX): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 867,374 shares with a market value of $33,610,743. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 863,648 shares with a market value of $33,034,536. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -3,726. About Company: Edison International, through its subsidiaries, develops, acquires, owns, and operates electric power generation facilities worldwide. The Company also provides capital and financial services for energy and infrastructure projects, as well as manages and sells real estate projects. Additionally, Edison provides integrated energy services, utility outsourcing, and consumer products.

(Note: Data regarding Charles Schwab Investment Management’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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