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Benzinga  7 hrs ago  Comment 
In a report published Tuesday, Goldman Sachs analysts mention that American Utilities continue to diversify into non-utility energy infrastructure, with Diversified Utilities seeking higher growth than their core regulated businesses. Goldman...
Forbes  Apr 13  Comment 
Looking at the sectors faring worst as of midday Monday, shares of Energy companies are underperforming other sectors, showing a 0.9% loss. Within that group, Tesoro Corporation (NYSE: TSO) and Valero Energy Corp. (NYSE: VLO) are two of the day's...
Forbes  Apr 13  Comment 
The same holding company should not be allowed to own natural gas and electric power utilities that serve the same geographic territories.
Forbes  Apr 10  Comment 
Looking at the sectors faring best as of midday Friday, shares of Utilities companies are outperforming other sectors, up 0.9%. Within the sector, FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) and Pinnacle West Capital Corp. (NYSE: PNW) are two large stocks...
The Straits Times  Apr 10  Comment 
April 11, 2015 1:13 AM Last year, difficult market conditions in the Singapore power sector reduced margins for Sembcorp Industries' power-generation business. However, we noted that the local power business accounts for only 20 per cent of its...
Insurance Journal  Apr 10  Comment 
Repeated natural-gas accidents – including a 2010 pipeline explosion that killed eight people – suggest that California’s largest power utility could be too big to operate safely, the state’s top utility regulator says. California Public...
New York Times  Apr 9  Comment 
The penalties stemming from a pipeline rupture and fire in San Bruno, Calif., that killed eight and injured 58 are the largest ever imposed by the California Public Utilities Commission.
Forbes  Apr 9  Comment 
Looking at the sectors faring worst as of midday Thursday, shares of Utilities companies are underperforming other sectors, showing a 0.7% loss. Within that group, NRG Energy Inc (NYSE: NRG) and PPL Corp (NYSE: PPL) are two of the day's laggards,...
TheStreet.com  Apr 8  Comment 
NEW YORK (Real Money) -- Duke doesn't look like a national champion here -- Duke Energy  that is. Utilities have struggled to start the year.  Stronger dollar? Stronger bonds? Well, neither has shown much give, so one has to wonder about...
Forbes  Apr 8  Comment 
Looking at the sectors faring worst as of midday Wednesday, shares of Energy companies are underperforming other sectors, showing a 0.4% loss. Within that group, Murphy Oil Corp (NYSE: MUR) and QEP Resources Inc (NYSE: QEP) are two of the day's...




 

This industry consists of companies that provide consumers and businesses with electricity, natural gas, and water. Most of these companies are government sanctioned monopolies. They operate without competition in their main service areas. The downside to this industry is that the government in many cases also determines how much these utilities can charge their customers.

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