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Forbes  10 hrs ago  Comment 
In afternoon trading on Friday, Utilities stocks are the best performing sector, up 0.2%. Within that group, NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI) and DTE Energy Co. (NYSE: DTE) are two large stocks leading the way, showing a gain of 2.9% and 2.3%,...
WA Business News  Jul 24  Comment 
Water Minister Mia Davies announced the completion of one project and the start of two others to improve Water Corporation services at Perth’s northern edge and in the Wheatbelt.
Forbes  Jul 23  Comment 
Looking at the sectors faring worst as of midday Thursday, shares of Utilities companies are underperforming other sectors, showing a 1.7% loss. Within that group, Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) and FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) are two large stocks that...
Forbes  Jul 23  Comment 
Energy startups can increase their chance of success by ensuring they offer a profit incentive to utilities, John Rowe, former CEO and chairman emeritus of Exelon said Wednesday in Chicago.
Forbes  Jul 22  Comment 
In afternoon trading on Wednesday, Utilities stocks are the best performing sector, higher by 0.6%. Within the sector, NRG Energy Inc (NYSE: NRG) and AES Corp. (NYSE: AES) are two large stocks leading the way, showing a gain of 3.7% and 1.8%,...
Forbes  Jul 21  Comment 
Looking at the sectors faring worst as of midday Tuesday, shares of Utilities companies are underperforming other sectors, showing a 1.1% loss. Within the sector, Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE: PEG) and NRG Energy Inc (NYSE: NRG) are...
Benzinga  Jul 21  Comment 
Below are the top NASDAQ stocks in the utilities sector in terms of return on investment. The trailing-twelve-month return on investment at York Water Co (NASDAQ: YORW) is 9.10 percent. York Water's revenue for the same period is $46.50...
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 19  Comment 
Electricity trader PTC India is eyeing increasing the number of medium-term power purchase agreements with power generators and utilities. This is because transmission constraints ar...
Forbes  Jul 16  Comment 
The best performing sector as of midday Thursday is the Utilities sector, up 0.9%. Within that group, WEC Energy Group Inc (NYSE: WEC) and Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC) are two of the day's stand-outs, showing a gain of 1.9% and 1.7%, 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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