Institutional Investors are Trading These Utilities Stocks Now

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about institutional trading in the Utilities sector.  The higher the ratio of net trades to total shares outstanding, the greater the influence of institutional trading on a particular company’s stock price. Institutional investors are trading these utilities stocks now:

  • The Southern Company (NYSE:SO): Institutional investors bought 29,825,160 shares and sold 19,164,660 shares, for a net of 10,660,500 shares. This net represents 1.28% of common shares outstanding. The number of shares outstanding is 832,000,000. The shares recently traded at $40.83 and the company’s market capitalization is $35,017,960,000.00. About the 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.
  • National Grid plc (ADR) (NYSE:NGG): Institutional investors bought 3,802,090 shares and sold 2,033,570 shares, for a net of 1,768,520 shares. This net represents 0.05% of common shares outstanding. The number of shares outstanding is 3,378,000,000. The shares recently traded at $49.49 and the company’s market capitalization is $34,853,175,650.75. About the 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.
  • Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (NYSE:EPD): Institutional investors bought 11,701,620 shares and sold 9,409,600 shares, for a net of 2,292,020 shares. This net represents 0.83% of common shares outstanding. The number of shares outstanding is 274,500,000. The shares recently traded at $40.59 and the company’s market capitalization is $34,515,700,000.00. About the company: Enterprise Products Partners L.P. provides processing and transportation services to producers and consumers of natural gas liquids. The Company generally processes products that are ultimately used as feedstocks in petrochemical manufacturing, in the production of motor gasoline, and as fuel for residential and commercial heating.
  • TransCanada Corporation (NYSE:TRP): Institutional investors bought 49,212,460 shares and sold 18,554,970 shares, for a net of 30,657,490 shares. This net represents 4.44% of common shares outstanding. The number of shares outstanding is 690,500,000. The shares recently traded at $42.27 and the company’s market capitalization is $29,676,316,307.00. About the company: TransCanada Corporation is the parent company of TransCanada PipeLines Limited. The Company is focused on natural gas transmission and power services. TransCanada’s network of pipeline transports the majority of Western Canada’s natural gas production to markets in Canada and the United States. The Company also has interests in power plants in Canada and the United States.
  • Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE:D): Institutional investors bought 13,103,700 shares and sold 13,183,230 shares, for a net of -79,530 shares. This net represents 0.01% of common shares outstanding. The number of shares outstanding is 588,900,000. The shares recently traded at $48.46 and the company’s market capitalization is $27,903,150,000.00. About the 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.
  • Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC): Institutional investors bought 44,489,630 shares and sold 32,291,570 shares, for a net of 12,198,060 shares. This net represents 1.85% of common shares outstanding. The number of shares outstanding is 661,000,000. The shares recently traded at $42.01 and the company’s market capitalization is $27,819,610,000.00. About the 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.
  • Enbridge Inc. (NYSE:ENB): Institutional investors bought 22,490,500 shares and sold 29,059,080 shares, for a net of -6,568,580 shares. This net represents 0.89% of common shares outstanding. The number of shares outstanding is 740,000,000. The shares recently traded at $32.05 and the company’s market capitalization is $24,852,781,169.15. About the company: Enbridge Inc. provides energy transportation, distribution, and related services in North America and internationally. The Company operates a crude oil and liquids pipeline system, is involved in international energy projects, and is involved in natural gas transmission and midstream businesses. Enbridge also distributes natural gas and electricity, and provides retail energy products.
  • Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): Institutional investors bought 32,107,680 shares and sold 25,557,770 shares, for a net of 6,549,910 shares. This net represents 0.50% of common shares outstanding. The number of shares outstanding is 1,318,000,000. The shares recently traded at $18.56 and the company’s market capitalization is $24,704,960,000.00. About the 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.
  • NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE): Institutional investors bought 16,196,810 shares and sold 12,458,250 shares, for a net of 3,738,560 shares. This net represents 0.91% of common shares outstanding. The number of shares outstanding is 410,300,000. The shares recently traded at $55.41 and the company’s market capitalization is $23,380,860,000.00. About the 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.
  • Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (NYSE:KMP): Institutional investors bought 3,657,860 shares and sold 1,741,020 shares, for a net of 1,916,840 shares. This net represents 0.62% of common shares outstanding. The number of shares outstanding is 307,100,000. The shares recently traded at $67.85 and the company’s market capitalization is $22,370,750,000.00. About the company: Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P., is a pipeline transportation and energy storage company. The Company operates pipelines and terminals. The pipelines transport natural gas, gasoline, crude oil, carbon dioxide and other products; and its terminals store petroleum products and chemicals, and handle bulk materials like coal and petroleum coke.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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