NEW YORK, June 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Most investors purchase Electric Utilities stocks for their high dividend yields and defensive characteristics. Most of these equities are less risky and less volatile than non-utility issues. Ahead of today's trading session, DailyStockTracker.com turns focus on select companies to see how they have fared over the past few trading sessions: WEC Energy Group Inc. (NYSE: WEC), Entergy Corp. (NYSE: ETR), Alliant Energy Corp. (NYSE: LNT), and Pinnacle West Capital Corp. (NYSE: PNW). Daily Stock Tracker published free research reports on these stocks today at:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin headquartered WEC Energy Group Inc.'s shares gained 0.19%, closing Thursday's trading session at $63.88. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.68 million shares. Shares of the Company have advanced 5.43% in the last month, 6.98% over the previous three months, and 8.92% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 3.95% above its 50-day moving average and 7.70% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of WEC Energy, which through its subsidiaries, generates and distributes electric energy, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 68.88. See our free and comprehensive research report on WEC at:
On Thursday, shares in New Orleans, Louisiana-based Entergy Corp. recorded a trading volume of 882,716 shares. The stock rose 0.77%, ending the day at $80.03. The Company's shares have advanced 6.51% in the past month, 6.78% in the previous three months, and 8.93% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.82% and 7.54%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Entergy, which together with its subsidiaries, engages in the production and distribution of electricity in the US, have an RSI of 65.09. ETR free research report is just a click away at:
Madison, Wisconsin headquartered Alliant Energy Corp.'s stock finished the day 0.24% higher at $41.67 with a total trading volume of 745,867 shares. Shares of the Company have advanced 5.82% in the last one month, 6.49% in the previous three months, and 9.98% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.48% and 8.47%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Alliant Energy, which operates as a utility holding company that provides regulated electricity and natural gas services to residential, commercial, industrial, and wholesale customers in the Midwest region of the US, have an RSI of 62.70.
On May 26th, 2017, research firm Jefferies initiated a 'Hold' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $42 per share.
On June 08th, 2017, Alliant Energy announced that it has completed its "At-the-Market" equity offering program announced on May 09th, 2017. The Company sold approximately 3.1 million shares of common stock for total gross proceeds of $125 million. As previously disclosed, the Company intends to use its Shareowner Direct Plan to issue the remaining common stock to reach the targeted equity issuance amount for 2017 of approximately $150 million. Sign up for your complimentary report on LNT at:
Pinnacle West Capital
Shares in Phoenix, Arizona headquartered Pinnacle West Capital Corp. ended yesterday's session 0.66% higher at $88.64. The stock recorded a trading volume of 572,986 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 5.66% in the last one month, 7.38% over the previous three months, and 13.60% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 3.27% and 11.57% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Moreover, shares of Pinnacle West Capital, which through its subsidiary, Arizona Public Service Company, provides retail and wholesale electric services primarily in the state of Arizona, have an RSI of 63.68. Register for free on DailyStockTracker.com and download the latest research report on PNW at:
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