Epoch Investment Boosts Share Size in Progress Energy and Duke Energy

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Epoch Investment Partners’ 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 $718.965 million.

  • Wisconsin Energy Corp. (NYSE:WEC): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 5,001,545 shares with a market value of $156,798,438. This comprised 1.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 5,148,882 shares with a market value of $161,108,522. This comprised 1.35% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 147,337. About Company: Wisconsin Energy Corporation is a diversified energy holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides utility services such as distributing electric, gas, steam, and water.
  • Nisource Inc. (NYSE:NI): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 2,809,765 shares with a market value of $56,897,741. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 3,859,131 shares with a market value of $82,508,218. This comprised 0.69% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,049,366. 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.
  • Nstar (NYSE:NST): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,698,246 shares with a market value of $78,085,350. This comprised 0.59% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,709,329 shares with a market value of $76,595,035. This comprised 0.64% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 11,083. About Company: NSTAR provides regulated electric and gas utility services. The Company is also involved in telecommunications and other non-regulated activities. NSTAR, through Boston Edison Company, Cambridge Electric Company, Commonwealth Electric Light Company, and Commonwealth Gas Company, serves customers throughout Massachusetts.
  • Vectren Corporation (NYSE:VVC): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,853,856 shares with a market value of $51,648,429. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 2,099,883 shares with a market value of $56,864,831. This comprised 0.48% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 246,027. About Company: Vectren Corporation distributes gas in Indiana and western Ohio and electricity in southern Indiana. The Company’s subsidiaries provide energy-related products and services, including energy marketing, fiber-optic telecommunications services, and utility related services. Vectren’s services include materials management, debt collection, locating, trenching and meter reading services.
  • Progress Energy Inc. (NYSE:PGN): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 802,184 shares with a market value of $38,512,852. This comprised 0.29% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,097,332 shares with a market value of $56,754,012. This comprised 0.48% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 295,148. 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.
  • Southern Company (NYSE:SO): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 894,872 shares with a market value of $36,134,932. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,221,732 shares with a market value of $51,764,784. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 326,860. 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.
  • Teco Energy Inc. (NYSE:TE): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,896,699 shares with a market value of $35,828,643. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 2,620,608 shares with a market value of $44,891,013. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 723,909. About Company: TECO Energy, Inc. is a diversified, energy-related utility holding company. The Company, through various subsidiaries, provides retail electric service to customers in west central Florida, as well as purchases, distributes, and markets natural gas for residential, commercial, industrial, and electric power generation customers. Teco also has coal operations.
  • Cms Energy Corp. (NYSE:CMS): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 2,370,584 shares with a market value of $46,676,800. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 2,094,273 shares with a market value of $41,445,665. This comprised 0.35% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -276,311. About Company: CMS Energy Corporation is an energy company operating primarily in Michigan. The Company, through its subsidiaries provides electricity and/or natural gas to its customers in Michigan. CMS Energy also invests in and operates non-utility power generation plants in the United States and abroad.
  • Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 1,043,917 shares with a market value of $19,656,957. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 1,456,478 shares with a market value of $29,114,995. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 412,561. 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.
  • Scana Corp. (NYSE:SCG): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 535,041 shares with a market value of $21,064,564. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 708,107 shares with a market value of $28,642,929. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 173,066. About Company: SCANA Corporation is a holding company involved in regulated electric and natural gas utility operations, telecommunications, and other energy-related businesses. The Company serves electric customers in South Carolina and natural gas customers in South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia. SCANA also has investments in several southeastern telecommunications companies.

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

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