NEW YORK, August 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Stock-Callers.com has selected four Utilities equities for review, which are Entergy Corp. (NYSE: ETR), OGE Energy Corp. (NYSE: OGE), National Grid PLC (NYSE: NGG), and Atmos Energy Corp. (NYSE: ATO). These companies provide electric, gas, and water power to residential and commercial establishments. The utilities industry faces a number of challenges which include system-management costs, cyber-security threats, and high interest rates. These stocks research reports can be downloaded now by simply registering for free at:
New Orleans, Louisiana-based Entergy Corp.'s stock finished Thursday's session 0.40% lower at $80.01 with a total volume of 954,834 shares traded. The Company's shares have advanced 5.28% in the previous three months and 19.78% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 1.03% and 10.31% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Entergy, which together with its subsidiaries, engages in the generation and distribution of electricity in the United States, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 47.16.
On July 13th, 2016, Entergy announced that it is in discussions with Exelon Corp. for the potential sale of the James A. FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant in Scriba, New York. Entergy noted that the discussions with Exelon are consistent with company's commitment to consider any viable option that would allow FitzPatrick to remain in operation. Entergy announced in November 2015 that it planned to shut down and decommission the FitzPatrick plant, later setting the timing to cease operations as late January 2017. Your complete research report on ETR can be retrieved for free at:
On Thursday, shares in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma headquartered OGE Energy Corp. recorded a trading volume of 1.26 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 1.20 million shares. The stock ended the session 0.42% higher at $31.24. The Company's shares have advanced 4.05% in the previous three months and 22.30% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 12.52% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of OGE Energy, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy and energy services provider that offers physical delivery and related services for electricity and natural gas primarily in the south central United States, have an RSI of 43.99.
On August 4th, 2016, OGE Energy reported earnings of $0.35 per diluted share for the three months ended June 30, 2016 compared to $0.44 per diluted share for Q2 2015. The company's subsidiary, OG&E, a regulated electric utility, contributed earnings of $0.36 per share in Q2 2016 compared to earnings of $0.34 per share in Q2 2015. OGE free report is just a click away at:
Shares in London, the United Kingdom headquartered National Grid PLC closed the day 0.01% lower at $71.74. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.52 million shares, which was higher than its three months average volume of 529,960 shares. The Company's shares have gained 2.12% in the previous three months and 6.10% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 3.91% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of National Grid, which transmits and distributes electricity and natural gas, have an RSI of 43.79.
On August 3rd, 2016, Bloomberg reported that National Grid has started an auction to sell a controlling stake in its domestic gas network that could value the business at more than 10 billion pounds ($13.3 billion). National Grid, which is selling 51% of its four regional gas distribution networks, has sent information on the business to potential buyers, and has asked for first-round bids to be submitted by late September, as per the report. Sign up for your complimentary research report on NGG at:
At the close, shares in Dallas, Texas headquartered Atmos Energy Corp. ended at $79.01, climbing 0.13%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 463,174 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 8.03% in the previous three months and 26.84% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.92% and 13.72%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Atmos Energy, which together with its subsidiaries, engages in the distribution, transmission, and storage of natural gas in the United States, have an RSI of 50.38.
On August 4th, 2016, Atmos Energy reported consolidated net income of $71.2 million, or $0.69 per diluted share for Q3 FY16, compared to consolidated net income of $56.3 million, or $0.55 per diluted share, in the prior-year's quarter. The company's Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.42 per common share. The indicated annual dividend for fiscal 2016 is $1.68, which represents a 7.7% increase over fiscal 2015. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on ATO at:
Stock Callers (SC) produces regular sponsored and non-sponsored reports, articles, stock market blogs, and popular investment newsletters covering equities listed on NYSE and NASDAQ and micro-cap stocks. SC has two distinct and independent departments. One department produces non-sponsored analyst certified content generally in the form of press releases, articles and reports covering equities listed on NYSE and NASDAQ and the other produces sponsored content (in most cases not reviewed by a registered analyst), which typically consists of compensated investment newsletters, articles and reports covering listed stocks and micro-caps. Such sponsored content is outside the scope of procedures detailed below.
SC has not been compensated; directly or indirectly; for producing or publishing this document.
PRESS RELEASE PROCEDURES:
The non-sponsored content contained herein has been prepared by a writer (the "Author") and is fact checked and reviewed by a third party research service company (the "Reviewer") represented by a credentialed financial analyst [for further information on analyst credentials, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Rohit Tuli, a CFA® charterholder (the "Sponsor"), provides necessary guidance in preparing the document templates. The Reviewer has reviewed and revised the content, as necessary, based on publicly available information which is believed to be reliable. Content is researched, written and reviewed on a reasonable-effort basis. The Reviewer has not performed any independent investigations or forensic audits to validate the information herein. The Reviewer has only independently reviewed the information provided by the Author according to the procedures outlined by SC. SC is not entitled to veto or interfere in the application of such procedures by the third-party research service company to the articles, documents or reports, as the case may be. Unless otherwise noted, any content outside of this document has no association with the Author or the Reviewer in any way.
SC, the Author, and the Reviewer are not responsible for any error which may be occasioned at the time of printing of this document or any error, mistake or shortcoming. No liability is accepted whatsoever for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from the use of this document. SC, the Author, and the Reviewer expressly disclaim any fiduciary responsibility or liability for any consequences, financial or otherwise arising from any reliance placed on the information in this document. Additionally, SC, the Author, and the Reviewer do not (1) guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or correct sequencing of the information, or (2) warrant any results from use of the information. The included information is subject to change without notice.
NOT AN OFFERING
This document is not intended as an offering, recommendation, or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell the securities mentioned or discussed, and is to be used for informational purposes only. Please read all associated disclosures and disclaimers in full before investing. Neither SC nor any party affiliated with us is a registered investment adviser or broker-dealer with any agency or in any jurisdiction whatsoever. To download our report(s), read our disclosures, or for more information, visit
CONTACT For any questions, inquiries, or comments reach out to us directly. If you're a company we are covering and wish to no longer feature on our coverage list contact us via email and/or phone between 09:30 EDT to 16:00 EDT from Monday to Friday at: Email: email@example.com Phone number: +44 330 808 3765 Office Address: Clyde Offices, Second Floor, 48 West George Street, Glasgow, U.K. -G2 1BP
CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.
SOURCE Chelmsford Park SA