Large Cap Utilities Stocks With Major Institutional Ownership

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information on some large cap Utilities companies whose shares are at least 25% owned by institutions:

  • The Southern Company (NYSE:SO): Institutional investors own 44.76% of this company’s shares. The shares recently traded at $39.28 and its market capitalization is $33,353,540,000.00. 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.
  • TransCanada Corporation (NYSE:USA)(NYSE:TRP): Institutional investors own 60.21% of this company’s shares. The shares recently traded at $40.60 and its market capitalization is $28,533,914,448.76. 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.
  • Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC): Institutional investors own 63.02% of this company’s shares. The shares recently traded at $41.93 and its market capitalization is $27,766,630,000.00. 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.
  • Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE:D): Institutional investors own 58.93% of this company’s shares. The shares recently traded at $47.77 and its market capitalization is $27,505,850,000.00. 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.
  • Enbridge Inc. (NYSE:USA)(NYSE:ENB): Institutional investors own 73.51% of this company’s shares. The shares recently traded at $31.29 and its market capitalization is $24,298,343,058.17. 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.

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

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