NEW YORK, December 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Last Friday, US markets were in positive territories as seven out of nine sectors ended the trading in green. The NASDAQ Composite, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the S&P 500 also finished the day before the Christmas weekend on a bullish note. This Tuesday, Stock-Callers.com looks at how the Utilities equities have fared in recent weeks: Great Plains Energy Inc. (NYSE: GXP), FirstEnergy Corporation (NYSE: FE), American Electric Power Company Inc. (NYSE: AEP), and NextEra Energy Inc. (NYSE: NEE). Download the free research reports on these stocks today:
Great Plains Energy
On Friday, shares in Kansas City, Missouri headquartered Great Plains Energy Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.05 million shares. The stock ended the day 0.25% lower at $27.55. Shares of the Company, which through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, distributes, and sells electricity in Missouri and Kansas, are trading at a PE ratio of 20.05. Great Plains Energy's stock has advanced 4.26% in the last one month and 4.22% in the previous one year. The Company is trading above its 50-day moving average by 1.20%. Furthermore, Great Plains Energy's shares have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 54.23. See our free and comprehensive research report on GXP at:
Akron, Ohio-based FirstEnergy Corp.'s stock finished Friday's session 0.16% higher at $31.27 with a total volume of 2.49 million shares traded. FirstEnergy's shares have advanced 0.18% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.55% and 5.18%, respectively. Shares of FirstEnergy, which through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, and distributes electricity in the US, have an RSI of 46.02.
On December 20th, 2016, research firm Deutsche Bank downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Hold' while revising its previous target price from $38 a share to $34 a share. FE free research report PDF is just a click away at:
American Electric Power
Columbus, Ohio headquartered American Electric Power Co. Inc.'s stock edged 0.11% lower, to close the day at $63.17. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.12 million shares. American Electric Power's shares have advanced 7.40% in the previous one month and 12.05% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading 3.13% above its 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of the Company, which engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers, are trading at a PE ratio of 69.96 and has an RSI of 59.83. Sign up for your complimentary report on AEP at:
On Friday, shares in Juno Beach, Florida headquartered NextEra Energy Inc. ended the session 0.28% higher at $119.23 with a total volume of 892,629 shares traded. NextEra Energy's shares have gained 5.12% in the last one month and 18.16% in the previous one year. Shares of the Company, which through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, and distributes electric energy in the US and Canada, are trading at a PE ratio of 22.57. The stock is trading 0.34% above its 50-day moving average. Moreover, the Company's shares have an RSI of 53.80. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on NEE at:
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