Utilities Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • MarkWest Energy Partners (NYSE:MWE): The shares closed at $48.75, up $1.55, or 3.28%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.86 billion. About the company: MarkWest Energy Partners, LP, gathers and processes natural gas and transports, fractionates, and stores natural gas liquids (NYSE:NGLS). The Company processes gas from the Appalachian basin and from Michigan.
  • Exterran Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EXLP): The shares closed at $23.11, up $0.71, or 3.17%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $861.10 million. About the company: Exterran Partners LP offers natural gas compression services. The partnership designs, sources, owns, installs, operates, services, repairs, and maintains equipment.
  • Energy Transfer Equity, L (NYSE:ETE): The shares closed at $38.52, up $1.06, or 2.83%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $8.59 billion. About the company: Energy Transfer Equity, L.P. owns equity interests in Energy Transfer Partners, a limited partnership involved in the natural gas midstream, transportation, and storage business, as well as a retail propane business.
  • Boardwalk Pipeline (NYSE:BWP): The shares closed at $26.04, up $0.69, or 2.72%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.17 billion. About the company: Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP transports, gathers, and stores natural gas. The Company owns and operates interstate pipeline systems that either serve customers directly or indirectly throughout the northeastern and southeastern United States.
  • Oneok Partners LP (NYSE:OKS): The shares closed at $43.53, up $0.95, or 2.23%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $8.87 billion. About the company: ONEOK Partners, L.P., through a subsidiary limited partnership, owns a general partner interest in a master limited partnership. The partnership owns an interstate pipeline system that transports natural gas primarily in the upper Midwest and Mid Continent regions of the United States.

Losers (% price change)

  • Delta Natural Gas Co (NASDAQ:DGAS): The shares closed at $31.18, down $1.72, or 5.23%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $104.96 million. About the company: Delta Natural Gas Company, Inc. distributes, stores, transports, gathers, and produces natural gas. The Company, through its subsidiaries, buys and sells gas, as well as operates underground storage and production properties.
  • EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENOC): The shares closed at $10.89, down $0.51, or 4.47%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $291.46 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.
  • Korea Electric Power Corp (NYSE:KEP): The shares closed at $9.51, down $0.38, or 3.84%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $11.85 billion. About the company: Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) generates, transmits, and distributes electricity to South Korea for a variety of uses. The Company also builds and operates hydro-power, thermal-power, and nuclear power units in South Korea.
  • Crosstex Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:XTXI): The shares closed at $14.56, down $0.58, or 3.83%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $686.96 million. About the company: Crosstex Energy, Inc. is an independent midstream energy services company that offers supply and marketing services to oil and gas producers and consumers. The Company is involved in natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transmission, distribution, supply and marketing, and crude oil marketing. Crosstex owns pipelines and plant facilities in several key regions.
  • Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ:CLNE): The shares closed at $12.74, down $0.43, or 3.26%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $896.50 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.

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

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