Exelon, Entergy and Firstenergy Among T. Rowe Price’s Top Utilities Share Holdings in Q3

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.’s top holdings in the Utilities sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 82 stocks in the Utilities sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $8.543 billion.

  • Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 21,865,479 shares with a market value of $936,717,124. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 22,889,675 shares with a market value of $975,329,066. This comprised 0.38% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,024,196. 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.
  • Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 12,098,451 shares with a market value of $826,082,220. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 12,629,527 shares with a market value of $837,211,356. This comprised 0.32% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 531,076. 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
  • Firstenergy Corp. (NYSE:FE): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 13,467,403 shares with a market value of $594,585,863. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 13,409,023 shares with a market value of $602,199,221. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -58,380. 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.
  • Ppl Corporation (NYSE:PPL): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 20,291,691 shares with a market value of $564,717,759. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 20,029,841 shares with a market value of $571,651,680. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -261,850. 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.
  • Nisource Inc. (NYSE:NI): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 27,629,738 shares with a market value of $559,502,195. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 26,331,978 shares with a market value of $562,977,668. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,297,760. 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.
  • Constellation Energy Group Inc. (NYSE:CEG): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 14,692,484 shares with a market value of $557,726,679. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 14,683,784 shares with a market value of $558,864,839. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -8,700. 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.
  • Eqt Corporation (NYSE:EQT): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 15,401,376 shares with a market value of $808,880,275. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 10,347,446 shares with a market value of $552,139,725. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -5,053,930. 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.
  • Calpine Corp. (NYSE:CPN): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 38,993,700 shares with a market value of $628,968,348. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 38,835,380 shares with a market value of $546,802,147. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -158,320. About Company: Calpine Corporation acquires, develops, owns, and operates power generation facilities, as well as sells electricity in the United States. The Company also provides thermal energy for industrial customers.
  • The Aes Corporation (NYSE:AES): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 34,344,750 shares with a market value of $437,552,107. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 36,051,700 shares with a market value of $351,864,600. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,706,950. About Company: The AES Corporation acquires, develops, owns, and operates generation plants and distribution businesses in several countries. The Company sells electricity under long term contracts and serves customers under its regulated utility businesses. AES also also mines coal, turns seawater into drinking water, and develops alternative sources of energy.
  • Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): On 06/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 14,883,427 shares with a market value of $280,254,929. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. reported holding 14,546,468 shares with a market value of $290,783,892. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -336,959. 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 T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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