Utilities Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 2nd

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • EDENOR S.A. (NYSE:EDN): The shares closed at $8.20, up $0.64, or 8.47%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $367.79 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 >>
  • Suntech Power Hldgs. Co (NYSE:STP): The shares closed at $2.66, up $0.15, or 5.98%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $479.19 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 >>
  • Crosstex Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:XTXI): The shares closed at $13.09, up $0.52, or 4.14%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $617.60 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 >>
  • The Empire District (NYSE:EDE): The shares closed at $20.12, up $0.76, or 3.93%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $844.03 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 >>
  • UGI Corporation (NYSE:UGI): The shares closed at $29.19, up $1.08, or 3.84%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $3.26 billion. About the company: UGI Corporation distributes and markets energy products and services. The Company is a domestic and international distributor of propane. UGI also distributes and markets natural gas and electricity, and sells related products and services in the Middle Atlantic region of the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Avista Corporation (NYSE:AVA): The shares closed at $24.23, down $0.56, or 2.26%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $1.40 billion. About the company: Avista Corporation is an energy company that delivers products and solutions to business and residential customers throughout North America. The Company, through Avista Utilities, generates, transmits, and distributes electric and natural gas. Avista’s other businesses include Avista Advantage and Avista Energy. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Chesapeake Utilities Corp (NYSE:CPK): The shares closed at $41.56, down $0.47, or 1.12%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $397.49 million. About the company: Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a utility company that provides natural gas transmission and distribution, propane distribution, and information technology services. The Company distributes natural gas to residential, commercial, and industrial customers in Delaware, Maryland, and Florida. Chesapeake Utilities’ propane is distributed to customers in Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • CenterPoint Energy, Inc. (NYSE:CNP): The shares closed at $20.08, down $0.15, or 0.74%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $8.55 billion. About the company: CenterPoint Energy, Inc. is a public utility holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, conducts activities in electricity transmission and distribution, natural gas distribution and sales, interstate pipeline and gathering operations, and power generation. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Nicor Inc. (NYSE:GAS): The shares closed at $54.56, down $0.21, or 0.38%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.48 billion. About the company: Nicor Inc. is holding company. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides gas distribution services in Illinois as well as containerized freight transportation services the Bahamas and the Caribbean region. Nicor also provides energy-related products and services to retail markets and markets natural gas on a wholesale basis. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Energy Transfer Equity, L (NYSE:ETE): The shares closed at $36.34, down $0.1, or 0.29%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $8.10 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 >>

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

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