Utilities Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Dec 12th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Delta Natural Gas Co (NASDAQ:DGAS): The shares closed at $33.31, up $0.64, or 1.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $112.79 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Oneok Partners LP (NYSE:OKS): The shares closed at $53.39, up $0.5, or 0.95%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $10.88 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • American States Water Co. (NYSE:AWR): The shares closed at $34.98, up $0.25, or 0.72%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $655.36 million. About the company: American States Water Company purchases, produces, distributes, and sells water. The Company also distributes electricity in one community. American States operates within various customer service areas in California. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • UniSource Energy Corp. (NYSE:UNS): The shares closed at $36.90, up $0.26, or 0.71%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.36 billion. About the company: Unisource Energy Corporation is the holding company of Tucson Electric Power Company. The Company generates, purchases, transmits, distributes, and sells electric energy to retail and wholesale customers. Unisource also owns all of the outstanding common stock of Millennium Energy Holdings, Inc. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Crosstex Energy, L.P. (NASDAQ:XTEX): The shares closed at $16.11, up $0.09, or 0.56%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $816.08 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 >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Veolia Environnement (ADR (NYSE:VE): The shares closed at $11.23, down $0.56, or 4.75%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.68 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 >>
  • Energen Corporation (NYSE:EGN): The shares closed at $48.89, down $1.96, or 3.85%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.52 billion. About the company: Energen Corporation is a diversified energy holding company. The Company acquires, develops, explores, and produces oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids in the continental United States. The Company also purchases, distributes and sells natural gas, principally in central and north Alabama. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG): The shares closed at $18.29, down $0.64, or 3.38%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.21 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 >>
  • Huaneng Power Intl., Inc (NYSE:HNP): The shares closed at $19.28, down $0.66, or 3.31%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $6.77 billion. About the company: Huaneng Power International, Inc. develops, constructs, owns and operates coal-fired power plants throughout China. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG): The shares closed at $57.78, down $1.88, or 3.15%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.79 billion. About the company: National Fuel Gas Company is an integrated natural gas company with operations in all segments of the natural gas industry, including utility, pipeline and storage, exploration and production, and marketing operations. The Company operates across the United States. 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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