Research Report Coverage on Electric Utilities Stocks -- Ameren, Edison Intl., Companhia Paranaense de Energia, and Portland General Electric

Aug 12, 2016, 09:34 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, August 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- takes a look at the Utilities sector which includes gas, electric, and water companies. While it can be a safe haven during market volatility, it can also be easily disrupted by changes in interest rates. Today, investors' attention is directed to these four Electric Utilities equities: Ameren Corp. (NYSE: AEE), Edison International (NYSE: EIX), Companhia Paranaense de Energia - COPEL (NYSE: ELP), and Portland General Electric Co. (NYSE: POR). These stocks research reports can be downloaded now by simply registering for free at:


St. Louis, Missouri headquartered Ameren Corp.'s stock finished Thursday's session flat at $51.02 and with a total volume of 875,171 shares traded. Over the previous three months and since the start of this year, the Company's shares have gained 6.94% and 20.11%, respectively. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 9.05%. Moreover, shares of Ameren, which engages in the rate-regulated electric generation, transmission, and distribution in Missouri; and rate-regulated natural gas transmission and distribution businesses in Illinois, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 38.90.

On August 5th, 2016, Ameren announced Q2 2016 GAAP and core (non-GAAP) net income attributable to common shareholders of $147 million, or $0.61 per share, compared to Q2 2015 GAAP net income attributable to common shareholders of $150 million, or $0.61 per share. The company now expects its 2016 earnings to be in a range of $2.45 to $2.65 per diluted share, an increase from its prior range of $2.40 to $2.60 per diluted share. Your complete research report on AEE can be retrieved for free at:

Edison Intl. 

Shares in Rosemead, California-based Edison International ended yesterday's session 0.52% higher at $75.50 with a total volume of 987,920 shares traded. The stock has gained 5.61% in the previous three months and 29.19% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 0.12% above their 50-day moving average and 12.75% above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares in Edison International, which through its subsidiaries, generates and supplies electricity in the US, have an RSI of 46.43.

On July 29th, 2016, Edison International reported Q2 2016 net income of $276 million, or $0.85 per share, compared to $379 million, or $1.16 per share, in Q2 2015. On an adjusted basis, Edison International's Q2 2016 core earnings were $276 million, or $0.85 per share, compared to $378 million, or $1.16 per share, in Q2 2015. EIX free report is just a click away at:

Companhia Paranaense de Energia  

On Thursday, Curitiba, Brazil headquartered Companhia Paranaense de Energia's stock rose 1.51%, to close the day at $10.10. A total volume of 649,225 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 575,140 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 2.64% in the last one month, 22.28% in the previous three months, and 79.60% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 12.60% above its 50-day moving average and 38.68% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of the company, which engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity to industrial, residential, commercial, rural, and other customers primarily in the State of Parana, Brazil, have an RSI of 61.52.

On August 05th, 2016, research firm Citigroup downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Neutral'. Sign up for your complimentary research report on ELP at:

Portland General Electric  

Shares in Oregon headquartered Portland General Electric Co. ended the day 0.02% lower at $43.12 and with a total volume of 335,866 shares was traded. The stock has gained 4.42% in the previous three months and 20.38% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 200-day moving average by 10.47%. Furthermore, shares of Portland General Electric, which engages in the generation, wholesale purchase, transmission, distribution, and retail sale of electricity in the state of Oregon, have an RSI of 44.50.

On August 3rd, 2016, Portland General Electric reported net income of $37 million, or $0.42 per diluted share, for Q2 2016. This compares to net income of $35 million, or $0.44 per diluted share, for Q2 2015. The decrease in Q2 earnings per diluted share was due to lower load from mild weather and an increase in common shares outstanding due to new shares issued in June 2015. This was partially offset by higher allowance for equity funds used during construction and favorable power supply operations.

On August 05th, 2016, research firm Williams Capital Group reiterated its 'Hold' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $41 a share to $45 a share. Register for free on and download the latest research report on POR at:


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