Federated Investors’ Top Q3 Utilities Companies: SO, DUK, PPL, PGN, D, ED

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Federated Investors, Inc.’s top holdings in the Utilities sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 51 stocks in the Utilities sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $1.524 billion.

  • Southern Company (NYSE:SO): On 06/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 4,710,964 shares with a market value of $190,228,731. This comprised 0.98% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 5,787,525 shares with a market value of $245,217,428. This comprised 1.45% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,076,561. 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.
  • Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): On 06/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 8,669,996 shares with a market value of $163,256,024. This comprised 0.85% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 10,948,505 shares with a market value of $218,860,612. This comprised 1.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 2,278,509. 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.
  • Ppl Corporation (NYSE:PPL): On 06/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 4,648,621 shares with a market value of $129,371,122. This comprised 0.67% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 5,288,838 shares with a market value of $150,943,441. This comprised 0.89% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 640,217. 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.
  • Progress Energy Inc. (NYSE:PGN): On 06/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 2,485,876 shares with a market value of $119,346,903. This comprised 0.62% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 2,552,581 shares with a market value of $132,019,492. This comprised 0.78% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 66,705. 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.
  • Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE:D): On 06/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 2,211,846 shares with a market value of $106,765,807. This comprised 0.55% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 2,384,433 shares with a market value of $121,057,665. This comprised 0.72% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 172,587. 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.
  • National Grid Plc (NYSE:NGG): On 06/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 1,665,370 shares with a market value of $82,319,240. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 1,811,465 shares with a market value of $89,848,661. This comprised 0.53% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 146,095. About Company: National Grid PLC owns, operates and develops electricity and gas networks. The Group’s electricity transmission and gas distribution networks are located throughout the United Kingdom and in the north-eastern section of the United States. They also own liquefied natural gas storage facilities in Britain and provide infrastructure services to the mobile telecom industry.
  • Consolidated Edison Inc. (NYSE:ED): On 06/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 1,239,847 shares with a market value of $66,009,456. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 1,299,773 shares with a market value of $74,113,057. This comprised 0.44% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 59,926. About Company: Consolidated Edison, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a variety of energy related products and services. The Company supplies electric service in New York, parts of New Jersey, and Pennsylvania as well as supplies electricity to wholesale customers.
  • Cms Energy Corp. (NYSE:CMS): On 06/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 2,942,384 shares with a market value of $57,935,543. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 3,628,920 shares with a market value of $71,816,330. This comprised 0.43% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 686,536. 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.
  • Pepco Holdings Inc. (NYSE:POM): On 06/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 3,346,495 shares with a market value of $65,691,694. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 3,497,685 shares with a market value of $66,176,200. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 151,190. About Company: Pepco Holdings, Inc. is a diversified energy company. The Company primarily distributes, transmits, and supplies electricity and supplies natural gas to customers in New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and the District of Columbia.
  • Firstenergy Corp. (NYSE:FE): On 06/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 431,685 shares with a market value of $19,058,893. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Federated Investors, Inc. reported holding 1,262,076 shares with a market value of $56,679,833. This comprised 0.34% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 830,391. 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.

(Note: Data regarding Federated Investors, Inc.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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