Waddell Reed Financial’s Heaviest Q3 Utilities Share Holdings: PPL, EQT, SWX, NVE

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding Waddell Reed Financial’s top holdings in the Utilities sector for the quarter ending September 30th, 2011. The firm held 6 stocks in the Utilities sector at the end of the quarter with an aggregate market value of $82.684 million.

  • Ppl Corporation (NYSE:PPL): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 1,171,100 shares with a market value of $32,591,713. This comprised 0.07% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 1,202,509 shares with a market value of $34,319,608. This comprised 0.09% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 31,409. About Company: PPL Corporation is an energy and utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates electricity from power plants in the northeastern and western United States, and markets wholesale and retail energy primarily in the northeastern and western portions of the United States, and delivers electricity in Pennsylvania and the United Kingdom.
  • Eqt Corporation (NYSE:EQT): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 443,500 shares with a market value of $23,292,620. This comprised 0.05% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 305,000 shares with a market value of $16,274,800. This comprised 0.04% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -138,500. About Company: EQT Corporation is an integrated energy company with emphasis on Appalachian area natural-gas supply, transmission and distribution. The Company, through its subsidiaries, offer natural gas products to wholesale and retail customers.
  • Southwest Gas Corporation (NYSE:SWX): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 284,586 shares with a market value of $10,987,866. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 284,586 shares with a market value of $10,293,475. This comprised 0.03% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 0. About Company: Southwest Gas Corporation purchases, transports, and distributes natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in portions of Arizona, Nevada, and California. The Company also provides construction services to utility companies, including trenching and installation, replacement, and maintenance services for energy distribution systems.
  • Nv Energy Inc. (NYSE:NVE): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 712,700 shares with a market value of $10,939,945. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 697,100 shares with a market value of $10,254,341. This comprised 0.03% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -15,600. About Company: NV Energy, Inc., through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, and distributes electric energy throughout Nevada and the Lake Tahoe area of California. The Company provides natural gas services in the Reno Sparks area of Nevada.
  • Targa Resources Corp. (NYSE:TRGP): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 308,200 shares with a market value of $10,312,372. This comprised 0.02% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 314,400 shares with a market value of $9,353,400. This comprised 0.03% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is 6,200. About Company: Targa Resources Corp. owns general and limited partner interests in a limited partnership that provides midstream natural gas and natural gas liquid services. The partnership gathers, compresses, treats, processes, and sells natural gas. The Company also stores, fractionates, treats, transports, and sells natural gas liquids and related products.
  • Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ:CLNE): On 06/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 197,050 shares with a market value of $2,591,207. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. On 09/30/2011, Waddell Reed Financial reported holding 196,800 shares with a market value of $2,188,416. This comprised 0.01% of the total portfolio. The net change in shares for this position over the two quarters is -250. About Company: Clean Energy Fuels Corporation designs, builds, finances and operates natural gas filling stations for vehicle fleets. The Company also helps its customers acquire and finance natural gas vehicles and obtain local, state, and federal clean air rebates and incentives.

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

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