Utilities stocks rose broadly on Wall Street so far on Wednesday, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.2%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.2%, the Nasdaq was down 0.3% and the S&P 500 fell 0.2%.
Some of the biggest gainers among utilities stocks include:
- Comp En De Mn Cemig Ads (CIG): CIG stock is up 3.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Korea Electric Power Corp (KEP): KEP stock is up 1.5% today.
- Centrais Elc Braz Pfb B Elbras (EBR): EBR stock is up 1.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Cpfl Energia S.A. (CPL): CPL stock is up 1.4% today.
- Companhia Paranaense De Energia (ELP): ELP stock is up 1.4% today.
- Oneok Inc (OKE): OKE stock is up 0.9% today.
- Wisconsin Energy Corp (WEC): WEC stock is up 0.5% today.
- Markwest Energy Partners LP (MWE): MWE stock is up 0.3% today.
- Transalta Corp (TAC): TAC stock is up 0.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Dominion Resources (D): D stock is up 0.7% today.
Some of the biggest losers among utilities stocks include:
- Exelon Corp (EXC): EXC stock is down 1.3% today.
- American States Water Company (AWR): AWR stock is down 1.4% today.
- Aqua America (WTR): WTR stock is down 1.0% today.
- One Gas Inc. (OGS): OGS stock is down 0.1% today.
- Empresa Nacional De Electricidad S.A. (EOC): EOC stock is down 0.9% today.
- Black Hills Corp (BKH): BKH stock is down 0.8% today.
- Centerpoint Energy Inc (CNP): CNP stock is down 0.7%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Duke Energy Corp (DUK): DUK stock is down 0.7%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- California Water Service Group Holding (CWT): CWT stock is down 0.9% today.
- Agl Resources (GAS): GAS stock is down 0.6% today.
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.