Hottest Utilities Stocks Now – WPZ UIL NRG CIG

NFG leads utilities stocks lower on Thursday

Utilities stocks finished down broadly on Wall Street on Thursday, with the sector seeing an overall decline of 0.2%.

More broadly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.5%, the Nasdaq increased 1.1% and the S&P 500 climbed 0.5%.

Some of the biggest gainers among utilities stocks include:

  • Williams Partners L.P. (WPZ): WPZ stock is up 2.3% today.
  • Uil Holdings Corp (UIL): UIL stock is up 2.1%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.
  • NRG Energy (NRG): NRG stock is up 1.9% today.
  • Comp En De Mn Cemig Ads (CIG): CIG stock is up 2.1% today.
  • Oneok Inc (OKE): OKE stock is up 0.8% today.
  • Energy Transfer Equity LP (ETE): ETE stock is up 0.9% today.
  • Wisconsin Energy Corp (WEC): WEC stock is up 0.7% today.
  • NiSource Inc (NI): NI stock is up 0.7% today.
  • TCP Pipelines (TCP): TCP stock is up 0.4% today.
  • Allete Inc (ALE): ALE stock is up 0.4%, marking the third consecutive day the stock has increased.

Some of the biggest losers among utilities stocks include:

  • National Fuel Gas Company (NFG): NFG stock is down 2.2% today.
  • Northwestern Corp (NWE): NWE stock is down 1.9% today.
  • Black Hills Corp (BKH): BKH stock is down 1.8% today.
  • One Gas Inc (OGS): OGS stock is down 1.6% today.
  • WGL Holdings Inc (WGL): WGL stock is down 1.4% today.
  • Southwest Gas Corp (SWX): SWX stock is down 1.3% today.
  • Dominion Resources (D): D stock is down 1.2% today.
  • Mdu Res Group Inc (MDU): MDU stock is down 1.1% today.
  • Newjersey Resources Corp (NJR): NJR stock is down 1.0% today.
  • El Paso Electric Company (EE): EE stock is down 0.9% 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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