Moore Capital Starts Share Positions in PPL, Exelon, Consolidated Edison, Scana and Westar Energy

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Moore Capital’s top holdings in the Utilities sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 15 stocks in the Utilities sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $199.889 million.

  • Ppl Corporation (NYSE:PPL): On 06/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 1,450,000 shares with a market value of $41,383,001. This comprised 2.02% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,450,000. 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.
  • Westar Energy Inc. (NYSE:WR): On 06/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 1,462,000 shares with a market value of $38,626,040. This comprised 1.88% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,462,000. About Company: Westar Energy, Inc. is an electric utility company servicing customers in Kansas. The company provides electric generation, transmission and distribution services.
  • Southern Company (NYSE:SO): On 06/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 750,000 shares with a market value of $31,777,499. This comprised 1.55% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 750,000. 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.
  • Consolidated Edison Inc. (NYSE:ED): On 06/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 375,000 shares with a market value of $21,382,500. This comprised 1.04% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 375,000. 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.
  • Scana Corp. (NYSE:SCG): On 06/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 500,000 shares with a market value of $20,225,000. This comprised 0.99% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 500,000. 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.
  • American Electric Power Co. Inc. (NYSE:AEP): On 06/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 500,000 shares with a market value of $19,010,000. This comprised 0.93% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 500,000. 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.
  • Centerpoint Energy Inc. (NYSE:CNP): On 06/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 100,000 shares with a market value of $1,935,000. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 469,726 shares with a market value of $9,216,025. This comprised 0.45% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 369,726. About Company: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. is a public utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, conducts activities in electricity transmission and distribution, natural gas distribution and sales, interstate pipeline and gathering operations, and power generation.
  • Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC): On 06/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 186,000 shares with a market value of $7,925,460. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 186,000. 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.
  • Pinnacle West Capital Corp. (NYSE:PNW): On 06/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 150,000 shares with a market value of $6,441,000. This comprised 0.31% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 150,000. 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.
  • Southern Union Co. (NYSE:SUG): On 06/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 65,000 shares with a market value of $2,609,750. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Moore Capital reported holding 40,000 shares with a market value of $1,622,800. This comprised 0.08% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -25,000. About Company: Southern Union Company, through subsidiaries, gathers, processes, stores, transports, and distributes natural gas. The Company transports natural gas by pipeline from gas producing areas to customers primarily in the southeast, midwest, and Great Lakes region. Southern Union also operates a liquefied natural gas import terminal.

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

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