Utilities Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 22nd

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 $2.62, up $0.39, or 17.49%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $471.99 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 >>
  • Exterran Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ:EXLP): The shares closed at $23.35, up $0.39, or 1.7%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $870.04 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 >>
  • TransAlta Corp. (NYSE:TAC): The shares closed at $20.25, up $0.29, or 1.45%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $4.51 billion. About the company: TransAlta Corporation is a non-regulated electric generation and marketing company with its growth focused in developing coal and gas-fired generation. The Company is currently focused on Australia, Canada, the United States, and Mexico. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Crosstex Energy, L.P. (NASDAQ:XTEX): The shares closed at $15.48, up $0.15, or 0.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $784.16 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 >>
  • WGL Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:WGL): The shares closed at $41.26, up $0.37, or 0.9%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.12 billion. About the company: WGL Holdings Inc., through its Washington Gas Light Company subsidiary, sells and delivers natural gas and other energy-related products and services. The Company serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers throughout metropolitan Washington, D.C. and the surrounding region. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Veolia Environnement (ADR (NYSE:VE): The shares closed at $11.15, down $0.35, or 3.04%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.64 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 >>
  • Crosstex Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:XTXI): The shares closed at $11.75, down $0.34, or 2.81%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $554.45 million. About the company: Crosstex Energy, Inc. is an independent midstream energy services company that offers supply and marketing services to oil and gas producers and consumers. The Company is involved in natural gas gathering, treating, processing, transmission, distribution, supply and marketing, and crude oil marketing. Crosstex owns pipelines and plant facilities in several key regions. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Energy Transfer Equity, L (NYSE:ETE): The shares closed at $35.62, down $0.87, or 2.38%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.94 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 $6.20, down $0.15, or 2.34%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $278.08 million. About the company: Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte S.A. distributes and sells electricity in the north-eastern region of greater Buenos Aires. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • American States Water Co. (NYSE:AWR): The shares closed at $34.64, down $0.78, or 2.2%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $647.24 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 >>

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