Utilities Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Dec 7th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Suntech Power Hldgs. Co (NYSE:STP): The shares closed at $2.75, up $0.15, or 5.77%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $495.41 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 >>
  • Korea Electric Power Corp (NYSE:KEP): The shares closed at $11.51, up $0.33, or 2.95%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $14.34 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Boardwalk Pipeline (NYSE:BWP): The shares closed at $28.04, up $0.79, or 2.9%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.57 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • National Grid plc (NYSE:NGG): The shares closed at $48.08, up $0.72, or 1.52%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $34.23 billion. About the company: National Grid PLC owns, operates and develops electricity and gas networks. The Group’s electricity transmission and gas distribution networks are located throughout the United Kingdom and in the north-eastern section of the United States. They also own liquefied natural gas storage facilities in Britain and provide infrastructure services to the mobile telecom industry. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Cleco Corporation (NYSE:CNL): The shares closed at $36.41, up $0.47, or 1.31%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.21 billion. About the company: Cleco Corporation generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electric energy to customers in Louisiana. The Company, through a subsidiary, also markets energy and energy management services. In addition, the Company is involved in energy asset development opportunities in the Southeastern region of the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • The York Water Company (NASDAQ:YORW): The shares closed at $17.15, down $0.65, or 3.65%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $219.03 million. About the company: The York Water Company impounds, purifies, and distributes water throughout York County, Pennsylvania. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • EQT Corporation (NYSE:EQT): The shares closed at $58.16, down $1.66, or 2.77%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $8.69 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 >>
  • Middlesex Water Company (NASDAQ:MSEX): The shares closed at $18.27, down $0.44, or 2.35%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $285.65 million. About the company: Middlesex Water Company treats, stores, and distributes water for residential, commercial, industrial, and fire prevention purposes. The Company operates in New Jersey and Delaware. Middlesex also provides contract water and wastewater management services to municipalities in New Jersey. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Connecticut Water Service (NASDAQ:CTWS): The shares closed at $28.01, down $0.6, or 2.1%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $244.86 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 >>
  • Companhia Paranaense de (NYSE:ELP): The shares closed at $20.07, down $0.36, or 1.76%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.49 billion. About the company: Companhia Paranaense de Energia-Copel generates, transmits, transforms and distributes electric power to the entire Brazilian State of Parana. The Company’s major customers are industrial, residential and rural electricity consumers. Copel generates electricity through the operation of fifteen hydroelectric plants and three thermoelectric plants. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

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