The Economic Times  Oct 14  Comment 
Following the SC revoking mining licences for more than 200 coal blocks, govt utilities are witnessing less number of staff leaving for private sector
Forbes  Oct 13  Comment 
The best performing sector as of midday Monday is the Utilities sector, higher by 0.9%. Within the sector, Southern Company (NYSE: SO) and Ameren (NYSE: AEE) are two of the day's stand-outs, showing a gain of 2.5% and 2.2%, respectively. Among...
Forbes  Oct 10  Comment 
The best performing sector as of midday Friday is the Utilities sector, up 1.3%. Within that group, SCANA (NYSE: SCG) and Integrys Energy Group (NYSE: TEG) are two large stocks leading the way, showing a gain of 2.6% and 2.3%, respectively. Among...
Market Intelligence Center  Oct 10  Comment 
The utility industry offers a number of positive attributes that make it an attractive investment option, particularly in times of uncertainty in the market, like what we are going through at present. Stable revenues and cash flows and steadily...  Oct 10  Comment 
TOKYO (dpa-AFX) - An index measuring tertiary industry activity was down a seasonally adjusted 0.1 percent on month in August, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said on Friday - standing at 97.8. That missed forecasts for an increase of...
Forbes  Oct 9  Comment 
The best performing sector as of midday Thursday is the Utilities sector, losing just 1.2%. Within that group, FirstEnergy  (NYSE: FE) and Southern (NYSE: SO) are two large stocks leading the way, with FE showing a gain of 0.4% and SO down 0.1%....
Benzinga  Oct 9  Comment 
Below are the top stocks in the utilities sector in terms of return on investment. The trailing-twelve-month return on investment at Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A. (NYSE: EDN) is 53.80%. Empresa Distribuidora y...
New York Times  Oct 9  Comment 
In 2012, several big utilities had multi-year contracts up for renewal, and Kristine Jones put everything she had into landing one.


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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