Utilities Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 18th

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • TransCanada Corp. (NYSE:TRP): The shares closed at $40.49, up $0.96, or 2.43%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $28.46 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 >>
  • The AES Corporation (NYSE:AES): The shares closed at $11.75, up $0.26, or 2.26%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $9.02 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 >>
  • Huaneng Power Intl., Inc (NYSE:HNP): The shares closed at $20.41, up $0.42, or 2.1%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.17 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 >>
  • The Empire District (NYSE:EDE): The shares closed at $20.73, up $0.42, or 2.07%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $869.62 million. About the company: The Empire District Electric Company generates, purchases, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity. The Company supplies electricity to parts of Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. Empire also provides water service to several towns in Missouri. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Veolia Environnement (ADR (NYSE:VE): The shares closed at $11.88, up $0.24, or 2.06%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $6.00 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 >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Suntech Power Hldgs. Co (NYSE:STP): The shares closed at $2.34, down $0.06, or 2.5%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $421.55 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 >>
  • EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENOC): The shares closed at $9.76, down $0.18, or 1.81%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $261.43 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 >>
  • Clean Energy Fuels Corp. (NASDAQ:CLNE): The shares closed at $12.53, down $0.21, or 1.65%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $882.06 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 >>
  • Companhia Paranaense de (NYSE:ELP): The shares closed at $18.77, down $0.26, or 1.37%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.14 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 >>
  • Korea Electric Power Corp (NYSE:KEP): The shares closed at $10.21, down $0.12, or 1.16%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $12.72 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 >>

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