Utilities stocks rose 0.7% on Wall Street on Thursday morning.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.1%, the Nasdaq stayed the same and the S&P 500 pushed 0.1% higher.
Some of the biggest gainers among utilities stocks include:
- Cleco Power Llc (CNL): CNL stock is up 6.1% to a new 52-week high of $56.06.
- Korea Electric Power Corp (KEP): KEP stock is up 1.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Crestwood Midstream Partners LP (CMLP): CMLP stock is up 1.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Black Hills Corp (BKH): BKH stock is up 0.7%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- The Aes Corp (AES): AES stock is up 1.3%, marking the fifth consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Dominion Resources (D): D stock is up 1.3% today.
- Abengoa Yield Plc (ABY): ABY stock is up 1.0% today.
- Allete Inc (ALE): ALE stock is up 0.9% today.
- National Grid Transco Plc (NGG): NGG stock is up 1.0% today.
- Huaneng Power Intl (HNP): HNP stock is up 1.1% today.
Some of the biggest losers among utilities stocks include:
- Cia De Saneamento Basico Do Estado (SBS): SBS stock is down 1.6% today.
- Comp En De Mn Cemig Ads (CIG): CIG stock is down 1.2% today.
- Cpfl Energia S.A. (CPL): CPL stock is down 0.2% today.
- Enbridge Inc (ENB): ENB stock is down 1.4% today.
- Western Gas Partners LP (WES): WES stock is down 0.7%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Centrais Elc Braz Pfb B Elbras (EBR): EBR stock is down 0.6% today.
- Exterran Partners L.P. (EXLP): EXLP stock is down 0.5% today.
- Energy Transfer Equity LP (ETE): ETE stock is down 0.5% today.
- Cheniere Energy (LNG): LNG stock is down 0.4% today.
- Spectra Energy Partners LP (SEP): SEP stock is down 0.4%, marking the third 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.