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Forbes  3 hrs ago  Comment 
Looking at the sectors faring worst as of midday Thursday, shares of Utilities companies are underperforming other sectors, showing a 1.1% loss. Within the sector, SCANA (NYSE: SCG) and NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG) are two large stocks that are lagging,...
Mondo Visione  Feb 19  Comment 
Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced the launch of a set of index families focused on infrastructure and utilities. The Thomson Reuters Infrastructure Indices,...
The Times of India  Feb 19  Comment 
Railways is moving to buy electricity from state utilities and central generation companies through open tender as well as through inter-state trading with the aim of paring its power bill by nearly a third, top government sources said.
Forbes  Feb 18  Comment 
The best performing sector as of midday Wednesday is the Utilities sector, up 1.9%. Within the sector, NRG Energy  (NYSE: NRG) and NiSource (NYSE: NI) are two large stocks leading the way, showing a gain of 3.9% and 3.7%, respectively. Among...
Forbes  Feb 17  Comment 
In afternoon trading on Tuesday, Utilities stocks are the worst performing sector, showing a 0.4% loss. Within the sector, NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG) and AES (NYSE: AES) are two large stocks that are lagging, showing a loss of 2.6% and 2.5%,...
The Straits Times  Feb 17  Comment 
February 18, 2015 1:19 AM CONGLOMERATE Sembcorp Industries warned of a tougher year ahead with increased pressure on its utilities and marine divisions.
Financial Times  Feb 16  Comment 
Outlook for sector depends on timing and trajectory of interest rate changes
Motley Fool  Feb 15  Comment 
Depending on where you sit, you may see utilities as the best friend or worst enemy of the solar industry.
Reuters  Feb 14  Comment 
Comcast Corp said on Friday that a California Public Utilities Commission Administrative (CPUC) law judge recommended to approve its pending $45 billion merger with Time Warner...




 

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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