Dominion Resources: BlackRock Fund Advisors’ Top Utilities Holding in Q3

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BlackRock Fund Advisors’ top holdings in the Utilities sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 115 stocks in the Utilities sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $9.565 billion.

  • Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE:D): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 6,354,302 shares with a market value of $306,722,160. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 7,144,430 shares with a market value of $362,722,714. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 790,128. 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 Fund Advisors reported holding 7,590,228 shares with a market value of $325,165,369. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 8,158,898 shares with a market value of $347,650,649. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 568,670. 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, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 6,998,945 shares with a market value of $282,617,407. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 7,648,490 shares with a market value of $324,066,513. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 649,545. 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.
  • Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 3,990,349 shares with a market value of $272,461,025. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 4,433,627 shares with a market value of $293,905,138. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 443,278. About Company: Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company that is primarily focused on electric power production and retail electric distribution operations. The Company delivers electricity to utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. Entergy also owns and operates nuclear plants in the northern United States
  • Nextera Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 4,902,933 shares with a market value of $281,722,526. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 5,361,178 shares with a market value of $289,610,838. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 458,245. 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.
  • Firstenergy Corp. (NYSE:FE): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 5,782,031 shares with a market value of $255,276,677. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 6,301,452 shares with a market value of $282,998,208. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 519,421. 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 Fund Advisors reported holding 6,067,689 shares with a market value of $228,630,523. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 6,662,016 shares with a market value of $253,289,851. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 594,327. 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.
  • Ppl Corporation (NYSE:PPL): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 8,287,514 shares with a market value of $230,641,514. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 8,705,600 shares with a market value of $248,457,832. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 418,086. 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.
  • Pg & E Corp. (NYSE:PCG): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 4,749,026 shares with a market value of $199,601,557. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 5,088,216 shares with a market value of $215,231,533. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 339,190. 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.
  • Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 10,337,325 shares with a market value of $194,651,829. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Fund Advisors reported holding 10,700,677 shares with a market value of $213,906,531. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 363,352. 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.

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

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