Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – EXC DUK D NJR

EXC leads utilities stocks higher on Tuesday

   
Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – EXC DUK D NJR

Utilities stocks rose broadly on Wall Street on Tuesday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.8%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.4%, the Nasdaq increased 0.9% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.4%.

Some of the biggest gainers among utilities stocks include:

  • Exelon Corp (EXC): EXC stock is up 2.5%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Duke Energy Corp (DUK): DUK stock is up 1.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Dominion Resources (D): D stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Newjersey Resources Corp (NJR): NJR stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Firstenergy Corp (FE): FE stock is up 1.7% today.
  • Piedmont Natural Gas Company (PNY): PNY stock is up 1.8% today.
  • Hawaiian Electric Industries (HE): HE stock is up 1.6% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Potomac Electric Power Company (POM): POM stock is up 1.6%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Entergy Corp (ETR): ETR stock is up 1.5%, marking the ninth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Agl Resources (GAS): GAS stock is up 1.5% to $50.35, near the 52-week high of $50.28.

Some of the biggest losers among utilities stocks include:

  • Enlink Midstream Partners LP (ENLK): ENLK stock is down 0.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Centrais Elc Braz Pfb B Elbras (EBR): EBR stock is down 0.3% today and down 66.8% in the last month.
  • Cpfl Energia S.A. (CPL): CPL stock is down 0.2% today and down 24.5% in the last month.

For more information on the best stocks to buy right now, check out the latest commentary on InvestorPlace.com.

And for more on the hot stocks moving most on Wall Street right now, check out our archive of daily market movers by sector here.

Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.


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