Utilities Sector Review: Winning and Losing Stocks on Oct 6th

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 $2.55, up $0.17, or 7.14%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $459.38 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.
  • EnerNOC, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENOC): The shares closed at $9.57, up $0.52, or 5.75%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $256.13 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.
  • Veolia Environnement (ADR (NYSE:VE): The shares closed at $14.85, up $0.78, or 5.54%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.51 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.
  • Enersis S.A. (NYSE:ENI): The shares closed at $17.51, up $0.89, or 5.35%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $11.43 billion. About the company: Enersis S.A. generates and transmits electricity in Chile, Argentina, Peru, Colombia, and Brazil. Through subsidiaries, the Company operates electricity generating plants and energy distribution systems, develops real estate, and provides data processing and computer maintenance services.
  • Energy Transfer Equity, L (NYSE:ETE): The shares closed at $34.74, up $1.75, or 5.3%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $7.75 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.

Losers (% price change)

  • RGC Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:RGCO): The shares closed at $18.65, down $0.35, or 1.84%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $172.21 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.
  • Delta Natural Gas Co (NASDAQ:DGAS): The shares closed at $30.76, down $0.24, or 0.77%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $104.48 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.
  • Chesapeake Utilities Corp (NYSE:CPK): The shares closed at $39.82, down $0.22, or 0.55%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $380.85 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.
  • Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE:WPZ): The shares closed at $52.67, down $0.23, or 0.43%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $15.30 billion. About the company: Williams Partners LP is a master limited partnership that owns natural gas gathering, transportation, processing and treating assets.
  • Connecticut Water Service (NASDAQ:CTWS): The shares closed at $26.49, down $0.1, or 0.38%, on the day. Its market capitalization is $231.06 million. About the company: Connecticut Water Service, Inc. is a holding company for The Connecticut Water Company. The Company supplies water to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers located throughout Connecticut.

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

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