Utilities Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Nov 3rd

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

Gainers (% price change)

  • Veolia Environnement (ADR (NYSE:VE): The shares closed at $14.37, up $0.81, or 5.97%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.26 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 >>
  • IDACORP, Inc. (NYSE:IDA): The shares closed at $41.33, up $1.78, or 4.5%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $2.05 billion. About the company: IDACORP, Inc is the holding company for Idaho Power Company, an electric utility and IDACORP Energy, an energy marketing company. Idaho Power generates, purchases, transmits, distributes, and sells electric energy in southern Idaho, eastern Oregon, and northern Nevada. IDACORP Energy maintains electricity and natural gas marketing operations. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • National Fuel Gas Co. (NYSE:NFG): The shares closed at $63.58, up $2.38, or 3.89%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.26 billion. About the company: National Fuel Gas Company is an integrated natural gas company with operations in all segments of the natural gas industry, including utility, pipeline and storage, exploration and production, and marketing operations. The Company operates across the United States. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • SJW Corp. (NYSE:SJW): The shares closed at $24.21, up $0.89, or 3.83%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $449.76 million. About the company: SJW Corp. is a holding company for San Jose Water Company and SJW Land Company. San Jose Water is a regulated California water utility providing water service to customers in the metropolitan San Jose area. SJW Land owns and operates a parking facility adjacent to the San Jose Arena, as well as several undeveloped real estate parcels in San Jose. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Consolidated Water Co (NASDAQ:CWCO): The shares closed at $9.46, up $0.34, or 3.73%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $137.75 million. About the company: Consolidated Water Co., Ltd. develops and operates water production and distribution systems in the Caribbean region and in other locations. In addition to its water production and distribution business in the Cayman Islands, the Company is also reviewing opportunities to build and/or operate reverse osmosis or other types of water production and distribution facilities in the Bahamas. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Losers (% price change)

  • Suntech Power Hldgs. Co (NYSE:STP): The shares closed at $2.53, down $0.13, or 4.89%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $455.78 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 >>
  • PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG): The shares closed at $40.86, down $1.49, or 3.52%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $16.44 billion. About the company: PG&E Corporation is a holding company that holds interests in energy based businesses. The Company’s holdings include a public utility operating in northern and central California that provides electricity and natural gas distribution; electricity generation, procurement, and transmission; and natural gas procurement, transportation, and storage. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • RGC Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:RGCO): The shares closed at $18.74, down $0.21, or 1.11%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $173.04 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. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>
  • Companhia Paranaense de (NYSE:ELP): The shares closed at $19.68, down $0.2, or 1.01%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $5.39 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 >>
  • Companhia Energetica (NYSE:CIG): The shares closed at $17.05, down $0.17, or 0.99%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $11.64 billion. About the company: Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais- CEMIG generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in the Brazilian State of Minas Gerais. Cemig serves industrial, commercial, residential, and rural customers. The Company generates electricity primarily through hydroelectric plants. 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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