Top Pension Fund Likes These Utility Stocks: SO, D, DUK, EXC, NEE, FE, AEP

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding California State Teachers Retirement System’s top holdings in the Utilities sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 94 stocks in the Utilities sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $845.751 million.

  • Southern Company (NYSE:SO): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 1,427,166 shares with a market value of $57,628,965. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 1,439,216 shares with a market value of $60,979,580. This comprised 0.3% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 12,050. 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.
  • Dominion Resources Inc. (NYSE:D): On 06/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 970,726 shares with a market value of $46,856,944. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 976,026 shares with a market value of $49,552,840. This comprised 0.24% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 5,300. 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 State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 2,239,607 shares with a market value of $42,171,800. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 2,256,557 shares with a market value of $45,108,574. This comprised 0.22% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 16,950. 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, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 967,614 shares with a market value of $41,452,584. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 974,814 shares with a market value of $41,536,825. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 7,200. 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, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 709,711 shares with a market value of $40,779,993. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 715,211 shares with a market value of $38,635,699. This comprised 0.19% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 5,500. 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 State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 703,313 shares with a market value of $31,051,270. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 708,913 shares with a market value of $31,837,283. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 5,600. 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 State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 810,785 shares with a market value of $30,550,379. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 816,635 shares with a market value of $31,048,463. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 5,850. 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 State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 851,373 shares with a market value of $27,788,814. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 857,473 shares with a market value of $28,613,873. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 6,100. 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 State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 669,410 shares with a market value of $28,135,301. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 674,510 shares with a market value of $28,531,772. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 5,100. 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 State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 491,648 shares with a market value of $26,175,340. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, California State Teachers Retirement System reported holding 495,948 shares with a market value of $28,278,955. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 4,300. 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 State Teachers Retirement System’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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