Vanguard Group’s Top Utilities Stocks in 13F Release: SO, D, DUK, NEE, AEP, FE, ED, PEG

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Vanguard Group’s 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 $23.733 billion.

  • Southern Company (NYSE:SO): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 32,508,673 shares with a market value of $1,312,700,250. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 34,050,349 shares with a market value of $1,442,713,251. This comprised 0.26% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,541,676. 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 reported holding 22,753,493 shares with a market value of $1,098,311,118. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 22,791,903 shares with a market value of $1,157,144,926. This comprised 0.21% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 38,410. 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.
  • Exelon Corp. (NYSE:EXC): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 25,692,429 shares with a market value of $1,100,663,662. This comprised 0.17% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 26,465,277 shares with a market value of $1,127,685,469. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 772,848. 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.
  • Duke Energy Corporation (NYSE:DUK): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 51,656,243 shares with a market value of $972,687,052. This comprised 0.15% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 54,666,501 shares with a market value of $1,092,783,342. This comprised 0.2% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 3,010,258. 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 reported holding 15,996,943 shares with a market value of $919,184,330. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 16,471,914 shares with a market value of $889,812,802. This comprised 0.16% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 474,971. 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.
  • American Electric Power Co. Inc. (NYSE:AEP): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 18,547,533 shares with a market value of $698,871,049. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 20,026,838 shares with a market value of $761,420,390. This comprised 0.14% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 1,479,305. 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.
  • Firstenergy Corp. (NYSE:FE): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 16,262,363 shares with a market value of $717,983,351. This comprised 0.11% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 16,734,088 shares with a market value of $751,527,890. This comprised 0.13% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 471,725. 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.
  • Consolidated Edison Inc. (NYSE:ED): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 11,560,036 shares with a market value of $615,456,336. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 11,921,013 shares with a market value of $679,736,167. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 360,977. 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.
  • Pg & E Corp. (NYSE:PCG): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 15,458,507 shares with a market value of $649,721,030. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 16,025,098 shares with a market value of $677,861,633. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 566,591. 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.
  • Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE:PEG): On 06/30/2011 reported holding 19,567,136 shares with a market value of $638,671,307. This comprised 0.1% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011 reported holding 20,235,332 shares with a market value of $675,253,007. This comprised 0.12% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 668,196. 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.

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

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