Utilities Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Dec 5th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Companhia Energetica (NYSE:CIG): The shares closed at $17.30, up $0.69, or 4.15%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $11.81 billion. About the company: Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais- CEMIG generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais. Cemig serves industrial, commercial, residential, and rural customers. The Company generates electricity primarily through hydroelectric plants. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Entergy Corporation (NYSE:ETR): The shares closed at $72.39, up $2.75, or 3.95%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $12.75 billion. About the company: Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company that is primarily focused on electric power production and retail electric distribution operations. The Company delivers electricity to utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. Entergy also owns and operates nuclear plants in the northern United States Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Connecticut Water Service (NASDAQ:CTWS): The shares closed at $28.38, up $1.01, or 3.69%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $248.10 million. About the company: Connecticut Water Service, Inc. is a holding company for The Connecticut Water Company. The Company supplies water to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers located throughout Connecticut. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Energy Transfer Equity, L (NYSE:ETE): The shares closed at $37.63, up $1.2, or 3.29%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $8.39 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • EDENOR S.A. (NYSE:EDN): The shares closed at $6.60, up $0.21, or 3.23%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $296.02 million. About the company: Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A. distributes and sells electricity in the north-eastern region of greater Buenos Aires. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Delta Natural Gas Co (NASDAQ:DGAS): The shares closed at $32.47, down $0.62, or 1.87%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $109.94 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 >>
  • Suntech Power Hldgs. Co (NYSE:STP): The shares closed at $2.55, down $0.04, or 1.54%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $459.38 million. About the company: Suntech Power Holdings Company Ltd produces solar cells. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and markets a variety of photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules. Suntech Power is based in China. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Huaneng Power Intl., Inc (NYSE:HNP): The shares closed at $20.00, down $0.21, or 1.04%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.03 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 >>
  • TransCanada Corp. (NYSE:TRP): The shares closed at $41.87, down $0.43, or 1.02%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $29.43 billion. About the company: TransCanada Corporation is the parent company of TransCanada PipeLines Limited. The Company is focused on natural gas transmission and power services. TransCanada’s network of pipeline transports the majority of Western Canada’s natural gas production to markets in Canada and the United States. The Company also has interests in power plants in Canada and the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Exterran Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EXLP): The shares closed at $21.76, down $0.21, or 0.96%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $810.80 million. About the company: Exterran Partners LP offers natural gas compression services. The partnership designs, sources, owns, installs, operates, services, repairs, and maintains equipment. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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