Top Pension Fund’s $1.48B Utilities Sector Stock Investments: SO, EXC, D, NEE

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding California Public Employees Retirement System’s top holdings in the Utilities sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 104 stocks in the Utilities sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $1.487 billion.

  • Southern Company (NYSE:SO): On 06/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 2,266,553 shares with a market value of $91,523,413. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 2,374,344 shares with a market value of $100,600,953. This comprised 0.27% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 107,791. 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.
  • Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC): On 06/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 1,978,128 shares with a market value of $84,743,004. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 2,071,758 shares with a market value of $88,277,610. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 93,630. 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, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 1,650,745 shares with a market value of $79,681,462. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 1,716,555 shares with a market value of $87,149,498. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 65,810. 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, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 3,691,215 shares with a market value of $69,505,578. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 3,886,606 shares with a market value of $77,693,253. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 195,391. 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.
  • Nextera Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE): On 06/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 1,131,838 shares with a market value of $65,035,410. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 1,184,198 shares with a market value of $63,970,377. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 52,360. 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, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 1,155,528 shares with a market value of $51,016,563. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 1,210,880 shares with a market value of $54,380,621. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 55,352. 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, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 1,322,478 shares with a market value of $49,830,971. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 1,377,678 shares with a market value of $52,379,318. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 55,200. 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, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 1,494,560 shares with a market value of $48,782,437. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 1,566,260 shares with a market value of $52,266,095. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 71,700. 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, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 1,132,241 shares with a market value of $47,588,088. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 1,202,851 shares with a market value of $50,880,596. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 70,610. 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.
  • Consolidated Edison Inc. (NYSE:ED): On 06/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 806,959 shares with a market value of $42,962,499. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California Public Employees Retirement System reported holding 844,779 shares with a market value of $48,169,299. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 37,820. 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.

(Note: Data regarding California Public Employees Retirement System’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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