UBS AG’s Top Utilities Stock Investments in Third Quarter: NRG, NEE, NGG

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding UBS AG’s top holdings in the Utilities sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 212 stocks in the Utilities sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $1.205 billion.

  • Nrg Energy Inc. (NYSE:NRG): On 06/30/2011, UBS AG reported holding 8,382,238 shares with a market value of $206,035,409. This comprised 0.23% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, UBS AG reported holding 8,326,961 shares with a market value of $176,614,835. This comprised 0.39% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -55,277. About Company: NRG Energy, Inc. owns and operates a diverse portfolio of power-generating facilities, primarily in the United States. The Company’s operations include energy production and cogeneration facilities, thermal energy production, and energy resource recovery facilities.
  • Nextera Energy Inc. (NYSE:NEE): On 06/30/2011, UBS AG reported holding 1,400,449 shares with a market value of $80,469,798. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, UBS AG reported holding 1,486,770 shares with a market value of $80,315,316. This comprised 0.18% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 86,321. 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.
  • National Grid Plc (NYSE:NGG): On 06/30/2011, UBS AG reported holding 1,210,766 shares with a market value of $59,848,164. This comprised 0.07% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, UBS AG reported holding 1,288,693 shares with a market value of $63,919,171. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 77,927. About Company: National Grid PLC owns, operates and develops electricity and gas networks. The Group’s electricity transmission and gas distribution networks are located throughout the United Kingdom and in the north-eastern section of the United States. They also own liquefied natural gas storage facilities in Britain and provide infrastructure services to the mobile telecom industry.
  • Southern Company (NYSE:SO): On 06/30/2011, UBS AG reported holding 1,862,568 shares with a market value of $75,210,498. This comprised 0.08% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, UBS AG reported holding 1,448,562 shares with a market value of $61,375,570. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -414,006. 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, UBS AG reported holding 1,182,138 shares with a market value of $50,642,792. This comprised 0.06% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, UBS AG reported holding 1,365,755 shares with a market value of $58,194,821. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 183,617. 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.
  • American Electric Power Co. Inc. (NYSE:AEP): On 06/30/2011, UBS AG reported holding 1,695,478 shares with a market value of $63,885,612. This comprised 0.07% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, UBS AG reported holding 1,506,248 shares with a market value of $57,267,550. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -189,230. 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.
  • Southern Union Co. (NYSE:SUG): On 06/30/2011, UBS AG reported holding 256,450 shares with a market value of $10,296,468. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, UBS AG reported holding 1,178,336 shares with a market value of $47,805,091. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 921,886. 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.
  • D P L Inc (NYSE:DPL): On 06/30/2011, UBS AG reported holding 281,340 shares with a market value of $8,485,214. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, UBS AG reported holding 1,530,601 shares with a market value of $46,132,313. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,249,261. About Company: DPL Inc. is a holding company whose principal subsidiary is The Dayton Power and Light Company. Dayton Power & Light sells electricity to residential, commercial, and government customers in west central Ohio.
  • Northeast Utilities (NYSE:NU): On 06/30/2011, UBS AG reported holding 1,217,869 shares with a market value of $42,832,451. This comprised 0.05% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, UBS AG reported holding 1,304,141 shares with a market value of $43,884,347. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 86,272. About Company: Northeast Utilities is a public utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides retail electric service to customers in Connecticut, New Hampshire, and western Massachusetts. Northeast also distributes natural gas throughout Connecticut.
  • Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): On 06/30/2011, UBS AG reported holding 2,835,100 shares with a market value of $53,384,933. This comprised 0.06% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, UBS AG reported holding 1,871,475 shares with a market value of $37,410,785. This comprised 0.08% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -963,625. 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.

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

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