WA Business News  Oct 3  Comment 
Western Australian utilities are boosting the state government’s budget bottom line, partially offsetting falling GST and royalty revenue, according to the latest round of annual reports submitted to state parliament.
Benzinga  Oct 2  Comment 
Below are the top stocks in the utilities sector in terms of operating margin. The trailing-twelve-month operating margin at Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings, LLC (NYSE: CQH) is 88.20%. Cheniere Energy Partners' EPS for the same period is...  Oct 1  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Stocksawere pummeledaWednesdayaafterainvestorsalost confidence amid a confluence of factors consisting of the geopolitical flare-up in China, soft economic reports out of Europe, and weaker-than-expected U.S. data. Must...
Forbes  Oct 1  Comment 
In afternoon trading on Wednesday, Utilities stocks are the best performing sector, up 0.9%. Within the sector, NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG) and Exelon (NYSE: EXC) are two large stocks leading the way, showing a gain of 2.5% and 2.0%, respectively....
Motley Fool  Oct 1  Comment 
Utilities are asking regulators to backtrack on this renewable power option, even though there's plenty of it.
Financial Times  Oct 1  Comment 
S&P 500 slumped as investors sold off positions in the technology and industrial sectors
SeekingAlpha  Oct 1  Comment 
By Stock Market Sherpa: Utilities stocks are a staple in almost any diversified income portfolio. Their high dividends and reliable cash flows make them ideal for long term investors who are looking for stable and predictable income. A specific...
Automotive World  Oct 1  Comment 
Jim Farley and Mark Fields outline Ford's ambitions for the small car and utility segments, both of which will take on larger roles in the OEM's global line-up. The post Ford’s small vehicles, utilities to play larger role appeared first on...
Forbes  Sep 30  Comment 
Population growth and economic development are putting a strain on water resources in many parts of the world. Utility companies, which were historically slow to embrace innovative approaches, are beginning to use analytics to efficiently use and...


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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