Utilities stocks advanced broadly on Wall Street on Thursday morning, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.2%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stayed the same, the Nasdaq was down 0.4% and the S&P 500 was unchanged.
Some of the biggest gainers among utilities stocks include:
- Centrais Elc Braz Pfb B Elbras (EBR): EBR stock is up 3.2% today and up 51.6% in the last month.
- Cia De Saneamento Basico Do Estado (SBS): SBS stock is up 2.0% today.
- Companhia Paranaense De Energia (ELP): ELP stock is up 1.4% today and up 25.2% in the last month.
- Uil Holdings Corp (UIL): UIL stock is up 0.9% today.
- Targa Resources (TRGP): TRGP stock is up 1.2% today.
- Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP (BIP): BIP stock is up 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Alliant Energy Corp (LNT): LNT stock is up 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Sempra Energy (SRE): SRE stock is up 1.0% to a new 52-week high of $97.83.
- Centerpoint Energy Inc (CNP): CNP stock is up 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Comp En De Mn Cemig Ads (CIG): CIG stock is up 1.1% today and up 26.7% in the last month.
Some of the biggest losers among utilities stocks include:
- Crestwood Midstream Partners LP (CMLP): CMLP stock is down 0.7% today.
- Exterran Partners L.P. (EXLP): EXLP stock is down 0.4% today.
- Mge Energy Inc (MGEE): MGEE stock is down 0.6% today.
- Dcp Midstream Partners LP (DPM): DPM stock is down 0.5% today.
- Enbridge Inc (ENB): ENB stock is down 0.5% today.
- Korea Electric Power Corp (KEP): KEP stock is down 0.2% today.
- Enlink Midstream Partners LP (ENLK): ENLK stock is down 0.4%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- One Gas Inc. (OGS): OGS stock is down 0.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
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Editor’s Note: Returns for the fastest-moving stocks listed here are based on share prices 20 minutes prior to publication of this story.