Goldman Sachs’ Top Utilities Stock Position Changes: PPL, EQT, XEL, SRE, AEP, PCG, SCG, CMS, PNW, NVE

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Goldman Sachs Group’s top holdings in the Utilities sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 154 stocks in the Utilities sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $4.404 billion.

  • Ppl Corporation (NYSE:PPL): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 19,876,405 shares with a market value of $553,160,350. This comprised 0.36% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 18,598,113 shares with a market value of $530,790,162. This comprised 0.41% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -1,278,292. 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.
  • Eqt Corporation (NYSE:EQT): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 398,057 shares with a market value of $20,905,954. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 5,672,333 shares with a market value of $302,675,692. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 5,274,276. 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.
  • Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE:XEL): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 10,778,156 shares with a market value of $261,909,183. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 11,014,813 shares with a market value of $271,955,739. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 236,657. About Company: Xcel Energy, Inc. provides electric and natural gas services. The Company offers a variety of energy-related services, including generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity and natural gas throughout the United States. Xcel utilities serve customers in portions of Colorado, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.
  • Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 4,361,273 shares with a market value of $230,624,121. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 5,083,344 shares with a market value of $261,792,216. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 722,071. About Company: Sempra Energy is an energy services holding company with operations throughout the United States, Mexico, and other countries in South America. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates electricity, delivers natural gas, operates natural gas pipelines and storage facilities, and operates a wind power generation project.
  • American Electric Power Co. Inc. (NYSE:AEP): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 6,479,548 shares with a market value of $244,149,371. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 5,939,937 shares with a market value of $225,836,407. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -539,611. 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.
  • Pg & E Corp. (NYSE:PCG): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 5,434,246 shares with a market value of $228,401,353. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 4,886,698 shares with a market value of $206,707,322. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -547,548. 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.
  • Scana Corp. (NYSE:SCG): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 3,786,987 shares with a market value of $149,093,674. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 4,304,613 shares with a market value of $174,121,599. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 517,626. 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.
  • Cms Energy Corp. (NYSE:CMS): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 7,030,213 shares with a market value of $138,424,898. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 7,180,360 shares with a market value of $142,099,331. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 150,147. 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.
  • Pinnacle West Capital Corp. (NYSE:PNW): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 2,748,544 shares with a market value of $122,530,097. This comprised 0.08% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 2,889,731 shares with a market value of $124,085,045. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 141,187. About Company: Pinnacle West Capital Corporation is a utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiary, provides either retail or wholesale electric service to most of the State of Arizona. The Company, through a subsidiary, also is involved in real estate development activities in the western United States.
  • Nv Energy Inc. (NYSE:NVE): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 7,365,418 shares with a market value of $113,059,169. This comprised 0.07% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 8,393,651 shares with a market value of $123,470,607. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,028,233. About Company: NV Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, and distributes electric energy throughout Nevada and the Lake Tahoe area of California. The Company provides natural gas services in the Reno Sparks area of Nevada.

(Note: Data regarding Goldman Sachs Group’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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