Southern Company: BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd.’s Largest Utilities Share Holding

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd.’s top holdings in the Utilities sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 92 stocks in the Utilities sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $744.687 million.

  • Southern Company (NYSE:SO): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,260,181 shares with a market value of $50,886,110. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,350,456 shares with a market value of $57,218,819. This comprised 0.28% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 90,275. 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.
  • Transcanada Corp. (NYSE:TRP): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,138,452 shares with a market value of $49,909,736. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,301,359 shares with a market value of $52,692,028. This comprised 0.25% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 162,907. About 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): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 882,633 shares with a market value of $42,604,695. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 920,854 shares with a market value of $46,751,758. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 38,221. 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.
  • Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,963,194 shares with a market value of $36,966,943. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 2,205,343 shares with a market value of $44,084,806. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 242,149. 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.
  • Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 971,724 shares with a market value of $41,628,656. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 1,022,612 shares with a market value of $43,573,498. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 50,888. 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.
  • Nextera Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 587,769 shares with a market value of $33,773,206. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 620,319 shares with a market value of $33,509,633. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 32,550. 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.
  • Firstenergy Corp. (NYSE:FE): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 614,481 shares with a market value of $27,129,337. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 650,588 shares with a market value of $29,217,907. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 36,107. 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.
  • American Electric Power Co. Inc. (NYSE:AEP): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 703,855 shares with a market value of $26,521,257. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 742,470 shares with a market value of $28,228,710. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 38,615. 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.
  • Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE:PEG): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 744,401 shares with a market value of $24,297,248. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 779,341 shares with a market value of $26,006,608. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 34,940. 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.
  • Pg & E Corp. (NYSE:PCG): On 06/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 582,004 shares with a market value of $24,461,627. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd. reported holding 613,655 shares with a market value of $25,957,606. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 31,651. 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.

(Note: Data regarding BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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