Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – NWN PNY BKH BIP

MDU leads utilities stocks lower on Tuesday

   
Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – NWN PNY BKH BIP

Utilities stocks finished up 0.8% on Wall Street on Tuesday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average pushed 0.6% higher, the Nasdaq climbed 1.2% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.6% higher.

Some of the biggest gainers among utilities stocks include:

  • Northwest Natural Gas Company (NWN): NWN stock is up 1.5% to a new 52-week high of $45.19.
  • Piedmont Natural Gas Company (PNY): PNY stock is up 1.3% today.
  • Black Hills Corp (BKH): BKH stock is up 1.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP (BIP): BIP stock is up 1.3% to a new 52-week high of $41.95.
  • One Gas Inc. (OGS): OGS stock is up 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Avista Corp (AVA): AVA stock is up 1.3%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Allete Inc (ALE): ALE stock is up 1.2%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Vectren Corp (VVC): VVC stock is up 1.0% today.
  • WGL Holdings Inc (WGL): WGL stock is up 0.9% today.

Some of the biggest losers among utilities stocks include:

  • Mdu Res Group Inc (MDU): MDU stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Spectra Energy Corp (SE): SE stock is down 0.7% today.
  • NiSource Inc (NI): NI stock is down 0.7% today.
  • Potomac Electric Power Company (POM): POM stock is down 0.6% today and down 25.9% in the last month.
  • El Paso Pipeline Partners LP (EPB): EPB stock is down 0.6% today.
  • Atmos Energy Corp (ATO): ATO stock is down 0.5% today.
  • American Water Works (AWK): AWK stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Cheniere Energy (LNG): LNG stock is down 0.4% today.
  • Kinder Morgan Energy Partners L.P. (KMP): KMP stock is down 0.3% today.
  • Cms Energy Corp (CMS): CMS stock is down 0.2% today.

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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.


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