RECENT NEWS
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...
newratings.com  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.

Wikinvest © 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012. Use of this site is subject to express Terms of Service, Privacy Policy, and Disclaimer. By continuing past this page, you agree to abide by these terms. Any information provided by Wikinvest, including but not limited to company data, competitors, business analysis, market share, sales revenues and other operating metrics, earnings call analysis, conference call transcripts, industry information, or price targets should not be construed as research, trading tips or recommendations, or investment advice and is provided with no warrants as to its accuracy. Stock market data, including US and International equity symbols, stock quotes, share prices, earnings ratios, and other fundamental data is provided by data partners. Stock market quotes delayed at least 15 minutes for NASDAQ, 20 mins for NYSE and AMEX. Market data by Xignite. See data providers for more details. Company names, products, services and branding cited herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. The use of trademarks or service marks of another is not a representation that the other is affiliated with, sponsors, is sponsored by, endorses, or is endorsed by Wikinvest.
Powered by MediaWiki