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Forbes  Feb 24  Comment 
Looking at the sectors faring best as of midday Tuesday, shares of Utilities companies are outperforming other sectors, up 0.5%. Within that group, Exelon (NYSE: EXC) and NRG Energy (NYSE: NRG) are two large stocks leading the way, showing a gain...
TheStreet.com  Feb 24  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was the big focus among investors on Tuesday among, and she didn't disappoint, saying that interest rates won't rise for at least the next couple of Federal Open Market...
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 24  Comment 
The government has done well so far. Easy finance and guaranteed demand from the utilities will go a long way
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 24  Comment 
Distribution to the end-consumer continues to be the weakest link in the power sector value chain, according to a World Bank report. The report, prepared on the request of the Centre, rec...
Forbes  Feb 23  Comment 
Looking at the sectors faring best as of midday Monday, shares of Healthcare companies are outperforming other sectors, higher by 0.1%. Within the sector, Gilead Sciences (NASD: GILD) and HCA Holdings (NYSE: HCA) are two of the day's stand-outs,...
The Economic Times  Feb 20  Comment 
Metals and mining clearly is a sector that we are still avoiding and we are grossly underweight on but in terms of power utilities.
New York Times  Feb 20  Comment 
Their goal is nothing less than making the electric car a viable alternative for millions of consumers and, in the process, helping shore up their own flattening business of supplying electricity.
Forbes  Feb 19  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.




 

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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