RECENT NEWS
The Australian  Apr 9  Comment 
TOYOTA Australia is recalling hundreds of thousands of superseded Yaris small car and Hilux utilities because of safety concerns.
SeekingAlpha  Apr 8  Comment 
By Charles Lewis Sizemore: Utilities don't get a lot of love from investors. They are the stodgiest of market sectors and tend to be purchased by the proverbial "widows and orphans" looking for a safe and reliable quarterly dividend check. And...
Forbes  Apr 8  Comment 
The best performing sector as of midday Tuesday is the Utilities sector, up 1.3%. Within the sector, NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE) and Dominion Resources (NYSE: D) are two large stocks leading the way, showing a gain of 2.5% and 2.1%, respectively....
New York Times  Apr 8  Comment 
The rebound came as investors picked up stocks that had fallen the most over the previous three days.
Forbes  Apr 8  Comment 
The National Resources Defense Council, known for slapping lawsuits on big polluters, thinks power utilities are worth saving from a solar-powered death spiral, an NRDC official said in Chicago Monday. An Exelon official welcomed the help.
CNNMoney.com  Apr 7  Comment 
Boring is back. Investors have bailed on hot momentum stocks. Now they want dividends
DailyFinance  Apr 7  Comment 
MGE Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: MGEE) will make a presentation at the Midwest Utilities Seminar hosted by Williams Capital Group.     Who: Scott J. Schmitt, Director - Finance and Business Planning  What: Mr....
DailyFinance  Apr 4  Comment 
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/04/14 -- Canadian Utilities Limited (TSX:CU) (TSX:CU.X) will release its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014 on Friday, April 25, 2014. The news release will be distributed via ...
Forbes  Apr 4  Comment 
In afternoon trading on Friday, Utilities stocks are the best performing sector, higher by 0.6%. Within that group, NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG) and Exelon (NYSE: EXC) are two of the day's stand-outs, showing a gain of 2.2% and 2.1%, respectively....




 

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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