The Hindu Business Line  12 hrs ago  Comment 
US stocks eased from record highs on Tuesday after comments from Federal Reserve officials fuelled speculation of an interest rate hike this year.The S&P telecommunications index and utilities, am...
Forbes  Aug 16  Comment 
In afternoon trading on Tuesday, Utilities stocks are the worst performing sector, showing a 1.0% loss. Within the sector, Alliant Energy Corp (NYSE: LNT) and CenterPoint Energy, Inc (NYSE: CNP) are two large stocks that are lagging, showing a...
Benzinga  Aug 16  Comment 
$51.08 - Monday high $50.90 - Friday close $50.12 - Monday close $50.03 - Intraday high as of 1:47 PM $49.64 - Current price as of 1:47 PM $49.58 - Intraday low as of 1:47 PM $49.30 - June 2 low close $48.81 -...
WA Business News  Aug 16  Comment 
If utilities such as Water Corporation can’t fulfill their primary responsibility to the public, maybe an alternative ownership model would be a better option.
Forbes  Aug 15  Comment 
Looking at the sectors faring worst as of midday Monday, shares of Utilities companies are underperforming other sectors, showing a 1.1% loss. Within that group, Consolidated Edison Inc (NYSE: ED) and PPL Corp (NYSE: PPL) are two large stocks that...
New York Times  Aug 15  Comment 
Phone companies and utilities lagged the market, but commodities companies gained ground.
Reuters  Aug 15  Comment 
U.S. water technology company Xylem Inc said on Monday it would buy Sensus USA Inc, a provider of advanced metering technologies to utilities, for around $1.7 billion in...
NPR  Aug 13  Comment 
Even tiny amounts of lead in the water can cause IQ deficits in children or high blood pressure in adults.


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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