Parametric Portfolio’s Top Utilities Stocks: SO, DUK, PEG, AEP, EXC

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Parametric Portfolio Associates’ top holdings in the Utilities sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 105 stocks in the Utilities sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $795.119 million.

  • Southern Company (NYSE:SO): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 926,961 shares with a market value of $37,430,686. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 961,611 shares with a market value of $40,743,457. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 34,650. 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.
  • Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 1,759,483 shares with a market value of $33,131,065. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 1,921,312 shares with a market value of $38,407,026. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 161,829. 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.
  • Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE:PEG): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 861,205 shares with a market value of $28,109,731. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 1,119,153 shares with a market value of $37,346,134. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 257,948. About Company: Public Service Enterprise Group Incorporated is a public utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity and produces natural gas in in the Northeastern and Mid Atlantic United States.
  • American Electric Power Co. Inc. (NYSE:AEP): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 750,833 shares with a market value of $28,291,388. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 963,998 shares with a market value of $36,651,204. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 213,165. 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.
  • Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 606,050 shares with a market value of $25,963,182. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 785,397 shares with a market value of $33,465,767. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 179,347. 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.
  • Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE:D): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 612,105 shares with a market value of $29,546,309. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 637,020 shares with a market value of $32,341,506. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 24,915. 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.
  • Edison International (NYSE:EIX): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 571,981 shares with a market value of $22,164,264. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 693,458 shares with a market value of $26,524,769. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 121,477. About Company: Edison International, through its subsidiaries, develops, acquires, owns, and operates electric power generation facilities worldwide. The Company also provides capital and financial services for energy and infrastructure projects, as well as manages and sells real estate projects. Additionally, Edison provides integrated energy services, utility outsourcing, and consumer products.
  • Nextera Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 426,228 shares with a market value of $24,491,060. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 446,581 shares with a market value of $24,124,306. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 20,353. 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.
  • Pg & E Corp. (NYSE:PCG): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 583,953 shares with a market value of $24,543,544. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 569,474 shares with a market value of $24,088,750. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -14,479. 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.
  • Firstenergy Corp. (NYSE:FE): On 06/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 480,365 shares with a market value of $21,208,115. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Parametric Portfolio Associates reported holding 477,880 shares with a market value of $21,461,591. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -2,485. 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.

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

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