Utilities Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 1st

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENOC): The shares closed at $9.93, up $1.06, or 11.95%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $265.76 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.
  • RGC Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:RGCO): The shares closed at $18.82, up $0.86, or 4.79%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $173.78 million. About the company: RGC Resources, Inc. and its subsidiaries distribute and sell natural gas and propane. The Company serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers in the Roanoke Valley and Bluefield areas of southwestern Virginia, as well as southern West Virginia.
  • Artesian Resources Corp. (NASDAQ:ARTNA): The shares closed at $18.35, up $0.15, or 0.82%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $155.62 million. About the company: Artesian Resources Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Artesian Water Company, Inc., provides water utility service to customers primarily in New Castle County, Delaware. The Company sells its water services to residential, commercial, industrial, utilities, and municipal customers.
  • Delta Natural Gas Co (NASDAQ:DGAS): The shares closed at $32.37, up $0.12, or 0.37%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $109.95 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.
  • DCP Midstream Partners (NYSE:DPM): The shares closed at $44.00, up $0.06, or 0.14%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.94 billion. About the company: DCP Midstream Partners, LP owns and operates a diversified portfolio of midstream energy assets consisting of two business segments, Natural Gas Services and Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) Logistics.

Losers (% price change)

  • Suntech Power Hldgs. Co (NYSE:STP): The shares closed at $2.51, down $0.23, or 8.39%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $452.17 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.
  • Veolia Environnement (ADR (NYSE:VE): The shares closed at $13.23, down $0.96, or 6.77%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $6.69 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.
  • EDENOR S.A. (NYSE:EDN): The shares closed at $7.56, down $0.49, or 6.09%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $339.08 million. About the company: Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A. distributes and sells electricity in the north-eastern region of greater Buenos Aires.
  • Piedmont Natural Gas Co (NYSE:PNY): The shares closed at $31.17, down $1.52, or 4.65%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.25 billion. About the company: Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. is an energy and services company that primarily transports, distributes, and sells natural gas. The Company serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. Piedmont also, through subsidiaries, markets natural gas to customers in Georgia, and distributes propane in various states.
  • Exterran Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EXLP): The shares closed at $23.50, down $1.1, or 4.47%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $875.63 million. About the company: Exterran Partners LP offers natural gas compression services. The partnership designs, sources, owns, installs, operates, services, repairs, and maintains equipment.

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

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