NEW YORK, December 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
The US Electric Utilities space includes about 1,800 companies with combined annual revenue of about $460 billion. Demand is driven by commercial, industrial, and residential electrical power requirements, which are tied to economic activity and population growth. The segment is highly concentrated, with 50 of the largest firms generating about 75% of industry revenue. Today, Stock-Callers.com scans the most current performances of PG&E Corp. (NYSE: PCG), CMS Energy Corp. (NYSE: CMS), WEC Energy Group Inc. (NYSE: WEC), and Consolidated Edison Inc. (NYSE: ED). Today's research reports on the aforementioned stocks are downloadable for free upon registration at:
San Francisco, California headquartered PG&E Corp.'s stock finished Thursday's session 0.26% higher at $61.28 with a total trading volume of 966,152 shares. In the last one month and since the start of this year, the Company's shares have advanced 3.30% and 17.94%, respectively. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.34% and 1.50%, respectively. Moreover, shares of PG&E, which through its subsidiary, Pacific Gas and Electric Company, transmits, delivers, and sells electricity and natural gas to residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural customers primarily in northern and central California, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 59.61.
On December 16th, 2016, PG&E declared its Q4 2016 regular cash dividend of $0.49 per share on its common stock. The dividend is payable on January 15th, 2017, to shareholders of record on December 30th, 2016. Visit us today and access our complete research report on PCG at:
Shares in Jackson, Michigan headquartered CMS Energy Corp. rose 0.07%, ending yesterday's session at $41.59 with a total trading volume of 1.18 million shares. The stock has gained 2.62% in the past one month and 18.77% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 2.05% above their 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of CMS Energy, which operates as an energy company primarily in Michigan, have an RSI of 55.65.
On December 8th, 2016, Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy, announced that it has reached agreement with Entergy Corp. for early termination of its contract to purchase power from the Palisades nuclear plant. Regulatory approval of the agreement is expected to lower customer costs by as much as $172 million, as well as drive additional investment by Consumers Energy in clean energy, reliability and customer demand-reduction technologies, leading to further customer savings. The complimentary report on CMS can be downloaded at:
On Thursday, Milwaukee, Wisconsin headquartered WEC Energy Group Inc.'s stock climbed 0.43%, to close the day at $58.71. A total volume of 1.08 million shares was traded. The Company's shares have advanced 3.75% in the last one month and 18.30% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 2.98% above its 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of WEC Energy Group, which through its subsidiaries, generates and distributes electric energy, have an RSI of 60.11.
On December 1st, 2016, WEC Energy's board of directors announced that it is planning to raise the quarterly dividend on its common stock to $0.52 per share in Q1 2017. This would represent an increase of $0.025 per share or 5.1% over the current quarterly rate. The dividend - which would be equivalent to an annual rate of $2.08 per share - is expected to be payable March 1st, 2017, to stockholders of record on February 14th, 2017. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and access the latest research report on WEC at:
Shares in New York-based Consolidated Edison Inc. ended the day 0.52% higher at $73.50. A total volume of 1.19 million shares was traded. The stock has gained 4.52% in the last one month and 18.61% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day moving average by 2.44%. Furthermore, shares of Consolidated Edison, which through its subsidiaries, engages in regulated electric, gas, and steam delivery businesses in the US, have an RSI of 58.57.
As per a SEC filing dated December 8th, 2016, Consolidated Edison and its subsidiaries Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. and Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc. entered into a Credit Agreement dated as of December 7th, 2016, among the Companies, the lenders party thereto and Bank of America, N.A., as Administrative Agent. Under the Credit Agreement, the Lenders committed to provide loans and letters of credit, on a revolving credit basis, in an aggregate amount of up to $2.25 billion of credit available, with the full amount available to Con Edison of New York, $1 billion available to Con Edison (subject to increase up to $1.5 billion) and $200 million available to Orange and Rockland Utilities (subject to increase up to $250 million, including up to $1.2 billion of letters of credit). Get free access to your research report on ED at:
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