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Biggest Movers in Utilities Stocks Now – AVA VVC OGS EIX

AVA leads utilities stocks higher on Tuesday

By Portfolio Grader

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Utilities stocks finished up 0.9% on Wall Street on Tuesday.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 0.2%, the Nasdaq was steady and the S&P 500 rose 0.2%.

Some of the biggest gainers among utilities stocks include:

  • Avista Corp (AVA): AVA stock is up 6.0% today on 4 times normal volume.
  • Vectren Corp (VVC): VVC stock is up 3.2% today.
  • One Gas Inc. (OGS): OGS stock is up 3.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Edison International (EIX): EIX stock is up 2.9% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • Southwest Gas Corp (SWX): SWX stock is up 2.7% today on 2 times normal volume.
  • WGL Holdings Inc (WGL): WGL stock is up 2.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • Black Hills Corp (BKH): BKH stock is up 2.6% today.
  • Southern Company (SO): SO stock is up 2.3% today on 3 times normal volume.
  • Targa Resources (TRGP): TRGP stock is up 2.3% today on 5 times normal volume.
  • Piedmont Natural Gas Company (PNY): PNY stock is up 2.2%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among utilities stocks include:

  • NRG Energy (NRG): NRG stock is down 3.5%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Kinder Morgan Energy Partners L.P. (KMP): KMP stock is down 3.4%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • El Paso Pipeline Partners LP (EPB): EPB stock is down 2.9%, marking the fourth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Cheniere Energy (LNG): LNG stock is down 2.8% today and down 26.4% in the last month.
  • Dominion Resources (D): D stock is down 2.6% today on 4 times normal volume.
  • Abengoa Yield Plc (ABY): ABY stock is down 2.5% today.
  • Dynegy Inc (DYN): DYN stock is down 2.3%, marking the sixth consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • NiSource Inc (NI): NI stock is down 1.9%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Spectra Energy Corp (SE): SE stock is down 1.7%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has decreased.
  • Markwest Energy Partners LP (MWE): MWE stock is down 1.7%, 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.


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