Utilities stocks rose broadly on Wall Street today, with the sector seeing an overall increase of 0.3%.
More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.4%, the Nasdaq rose 0.4% and the S&P 500 pushed 0.4% higher.
Some of the biggest gainers among utilities stocks include:
- Western Gas Partners LP (WES): WES stock is up 2.9% today.
- Dcp Midstream Partners LP (DPM): DPM stock is up 2.2% today.
- Oneok Partners L.P. (OKS): OKS stock is up 1.6%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
- Enbridge Inc (ENB): ENB stock is up 1.2% today.
- Teco Energy (TE): TE stock is up 1.1% today.
- Empresa Nacional De Electricidad S.A. (EOC): EOC stock is up 0.9% today.
- Transalta Corp (TAC): TAC stock is up 0.8% today.
- Firstenergy Corp (FE): FE stock is up 0.8% today.
- Energy Transfer Equity LP (ETE): ETE stock is up 0.8% today.
- Southern Company (SO): SO stock is up 0.7% today.
Some of the biggest losers among utilities stocks include:
- Cheniere Energy Partners LP (CQP): CQP stock is down 1.1% today.
- NRG Energy (NRG): NRG stock is down 1.0%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Covanta Holding Corp (CVA): CVA stock is down 0.5% today.
- Pinnacle West Capital Corp (PNW): PNW stock is down 0.5% today.
- Uil Holdings Corp (UIL): UIL stock is down 0.5% today.
- Korea Electric Power Corp (KEP): KEP stock is down 0.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Potomac Electric Power Company (POM): POM stock is down 0.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- Dynegy Inc (DYN): DYN stock is down 0.3%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
- El Paso Pipeline Partners LP (EPB): EPB stock is down 0.2% today.
- American States Water Company (AWR): AWR stock is down 0.2% 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.