Fund Share Position Changes in the Utilities Sector: PPL, EXC, SO, D, NEE, ED, BKH, FE, DUK, PGN

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Robert W. Baird Co.’s top holdings in the Utilities sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 56 stocks in the Utilities sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $102.377 million.

  • Ppl Corporation (NYSE:PPL): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 834,936 shares with a market value of $23,236,269. This comprised 0.6% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 883,549 shares with a market value of $25,216,489. This comprised 0.73% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 48,613. 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.
  • Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 664,234 shares with a market value of $28,455,785. This comprised 0.73% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 143,264 shares with a market value of $6,104,479. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -520,970. 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 reported holding 126,664 shares with a market value of $5,114,692. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 139,786 shares with a market value of $5,922,733. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 13,122. 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.
  • Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE:D): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 104,655 shares with a market value of $5,051,697. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 103,717 shares with a market value of $5,265,712. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -938. 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.
  • Nextera Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 86,397 shares with a market value of $4,964,372. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 80,516 shares with a market value of $4,349,474. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -5,881. 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.
  • Consolidated Edison Inc. (NYSE:ED): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 70,301 shares with a market value of $3,742,825. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 66,097 shares with a market value of $3,768,851. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -4,204. 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.
  • Black Hills Corporation (NYSE:BKH): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 117,125 shares with a market value of $3,524,291. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 113,375 shares with a market value of $3,473,810. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -3,750. About Company: Black Hills Corporation is a diversified energy company. The Company generates wholesale electricity, produce natural gas, oil and coal, and market energy. Black Hills serves customers in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming.
  • Firstenergy Corp. (NYSE:FE): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 98,337 shares with a market value of $4,341,579. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 73,904 shares with a market value of $3,319,029. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -24,433. 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.
  • Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 124,002 shares with a market value of $2,334,958. This comprised 0.06% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 159,069 shares with a market value of $3,179,789. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 35,067. 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.
  • Progress Energy Inc. (NYSE:PGN): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 25,133 shares with a market value of $1,206,635. This comprised 0.03% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 52,110 shares with a market value of $2,695,129. This comprised 0.08% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 26,977. 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.

(Note: Data regarding Robert W. Baird Co.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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