Sector Review: Action in the Utilities Sector on Dec 8th

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about today’s action in the Utilities (NYSE:XLU) sector:

Gainers (% price change)

  • Crosstex Energy, L.P. (NASDAQ:XTEX): The shares closed at $16.24, up $0.43, or 2.72%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $822.66 million. About the company: Crosstex Energy, LP, is a midstream energy company which gathers, transmits, processes, and markets natural gas. The Company connects natural gas wells, largely in the Texas Gulf Coast area, to its gathering system, removes impurities and natural gas liquids, and transports the natural gas to industrial end-users, utilities, and other pipelines. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Hawaiian Electric (NYSE:HE): The shares closed at $25.88, up $0.13, or 0.5%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.48 billion. About the company: Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. is a diversified holding company that delivers a variety of services to the people of Hawaii. The Company’s subsidiaries offer electric utilities, savings banks, freight transportation, and other businesses, primarily in the state of Hawaii. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Chesapeake Utilities Corp (NYSE:CPK): The shares closed at $42.32, up $0.16, or 0.38%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $404.80 million. About the company: Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a utility company that provides natural gas transmission and distribution, propane distribution, and information technology services. The Company distributes natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Delaware, Maryland, and Florida. Chesapeake Utilities’ propane is distributed to customers in Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Veolia Environnement (ADR (NYSE:VE): The shares closed at $11.36, down $0.97, or 7.87%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.74 billion. About the company: Veolia Environnement operates utility and public transportation businesses. The Company supplies drinking water, provides waste management services, manages and maintains heating and air conditioning systems, and operates rail and road passenger transportation systems. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ:CLNE): The shares closed at $12.38, down $0.66, or 5.06%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $871.50 million. About the company: Clean Energy Fuels Corporation designs, builds, finances and operates natural gas filling stations for vehicle fleets. The Company also helps its customers acquire and finance natural gas vehicles and obtain local, state, and federal clean air rebates and incentives. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENOC): The shares closed at $9.54, down $0.49, or 4.89%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $255.60 million. About the company: EnerNOC, Inc. develops and provides clean and intelligent power solutions to commercial, institutional and industrial customers, as well as electric power grid operators and utilities. The Company, through its network centers remotely manages electricity consumption across a network of end-use customer sites. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG): The shares closed at $18.61, down $0.92, or 4.71%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.28 billion. About the company: NRG Energy, Inc. owns and operates a diverse portfolio of power-generating facilities, primarily in the United States. The Company’s operations include energy production and cogeneration facilities, thermal energy production, and energy resource recovery facilities. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES): The shares closed at $11.51, down $0.53, or 4.44%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $8.83 billion. About the company: The AES Corporation acquires, develops, owns, and operates generation plants and distribution businesses in several countries. The Company sells electricity under long term contracts and serves customers under its regulated utility businesses. AES also also mines coal, turns seawater into drinking water, and develops alternative sources of energy. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Most Actives (dollar volume)

  • El Paso Corporation (NYSE:EP): The shares closed at $24.80, down $0.22, or 0.88%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $19.13 billion. About the company: El Paso Corporation operates natural gas pipeline and storage facilities, transports natural gas, and imports liquefied natural gas. El Paso also explores for and produces natural gas. The Company has operations in the United States, Brazil, and Egypt. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:WMB): The shares closed at $31.12, down $1.08, or 3.35%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $18.34 billion. About the company: The Williams Companies, Inc. is an integrated natural gas company that produces, gathers, processes and transports natural gas. The Company’s operations are concentrated in the Pacific Northwest, Rocky Mountains, Gulf Coast, the Eastern Seaboard, and the province of Alberta in Canada. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT): The shares closed at $56.74, down $1.42, or 2.44%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $8.48 billion. About the company: EQT Corporation is an integrated energy company with emphasis on Appalachian area natural-gas supply, transmission and distribution. The Company, through its subsidiaries, offer natural gas products to wholesale and retail customers. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC): The shares closed at $43.02, down $0.62, or 1.42%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $28.52 billion. About the company: Exelon Corporation is a utility services holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries distributes electricity to customers in Illinois and Pennsylvania. Exelon also distributes gas to customers in the Philadelphia area as well as operates nuclear power plants in states that include Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL): The shares closed at $28.90, down $0.36, or 1.23%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $16.71 billion. About the company: PPL Corporation is an energy and utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, generates electricity from power plants in the northeastern and western United States, and markets wholesale and retail energy primarily in the northeastern and western portions of the United States, and delivers electricity in Pennsylvania and the United Kingdom. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from Google Finance. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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