LONDON, October 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
The U.S. equity market posted significant gains on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. All three benchmark indexes rose, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average finishing the day 1.36% higher, while the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ Composite gained 1.38% and 1.20%, respectively. Shares in the diversified utilities industry ended mostly higher, as the broader market posted gains. The major movers in the industry included NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE: NRG), NiSource Inc. (NYSE: NI), Westar Energy Inc. (NYSE: WR), and UGI Corp. (NYSE: UGI). AAAResearchReports.com initiated preliminary technical research on NRG, NI, WR, and UGI. These free reports are accessible by signing today at:
Shares in NRG Energy Inc. edged lower on Wednesday, even as the broader market advanced. The company's shares fluctuated between $27.28 and $27.66 before closing the day 0.29% lower at $27.48. A total of 3.04 million shares were traded, which is less than the daily average volume of 3.41 million. The company's shares have lost 0.29% in the previous one month, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.41% during the same period. Further, NRG Energy Inc.'s stock is currently trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $26.88 and $26.17, respectively. The free technical analysis on NRG is available by signing up at:
NiSource Inc.'s stock rose 1.68% on Wednesday, reversing all the losses from the previous trading session. The company's shares closed the day at $30.88, after oscillating between $30.49 and $30.90 during the trading session. A total of 2.27 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.84 million. The company's shares have advanced 2.42% in the previous one month, compared to a gain of 1.41% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Furthermore, NiSource Inc.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $31.48 and also above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $30.13 and $29.02, respectively. Register now to download free research on NI at:
Shares in Westar Energy Inc. advanced on Wednesday, tracking gains in the broader market. The company's shares closed the day at $30.75, up 1.05%, after fluctuating between $30.43 and $30.78 during the trading session. A total of 0.90 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.94 million. The company's shares have gained 2.57% in the previous one month, compared to a gain of 1.41% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Despite Wednesday's gains, Westar Energy Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200- moving averages of $31.13 and $31.80, respectively. A free report on WR can be accessed by registering at:
On Wednesday, UGI Corp.'s stock posted gains to close at $38.84, up 0.80% from the previous day's closing price of $38.53. The company's shares oscillated between $38.45 and $39.03 during the trading session. A total of 0.46 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.51 million. The company's shares have advanced 1.94% in the previous one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 1.41% during the same period. Additionally, UGI Corp.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $38.47. Register with AAAResearchReports.com and download research on UGI for free at:
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