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Interest rates, commodity prices, and regulations play a major role in the performance of Diversified Utilities which includes companies that provide electricity, water, and natural gas. Under evaluation on Stock-Callers.com today with the Utilities sector are: NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE: NRG), Exelon Corp. (NYSE: EXC), Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. (NYSE: PEG), and TerraForm Power Inc. (NASDAQ: TERP). Download the free research reports on these stocks today:
On Thursday, shares in Princeton, New Jersey headquartered NRG Energy Inc. recorded a trading volume of 4.99 million shares. The stock ended the day at $13.80, which was a decline of 2.40%. The Company's shares have gained 19.49% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 6.61%. Furthermore, shares of NRG Energy, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as a power company, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 36.19.
As per notes filed with the SEC, on August 2, 2016, NRG Energy completed the sale of $1.25 billion aggregate principal amount of 6.625% senior notes due 2027. Interest is payable on the Senior Notes on January 15th and July 15th of each year beginning on January 15th, 2017 until their maturity date of January 15th, 2027. See our free and comprehensive research report on NRG at:
Chicago, Illinois headquartered Exelon Corp.'s stock finished yesterday's session 0.66% lower at $36.33 and with a total volume of 4.14 million shares traded. The Company's shares have gained 3.62% over the previous three months and 33.31% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.19% and 14.12%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Exelon, which engages in the energy generation and delivery businesses in the United States and Canada, have an RSI of 48.95.
On July 22nd, 2016, research firm Deutsche Bank upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Hold' to 'Buy'. The research firm also revised upwards its previous target price from $36 to $39.
On July 26th, 2016, the Board of Directors of Exelon declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.318 per share on Exelon's common stock. The dividend is payable on September 9th, 2016, to shareholders of record as of 5 p.m. New York time on August 15th, 2016. EXC free research report PDF is just a click away at:
Public Service Enterprise Group
At the closing bell on Thursday, shares in Newark, New Jersey headquartered Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. saw a slight decline of 0.45%, ending the day at $44.61. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.79 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 17.43% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 5.03% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Public Service Enterprise Group, which through its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company primarily in the Northeastern and Mid- Atlantic United States, have an RSI of 42.21.
On July 13th, 2016, research firm Morgan Stanley upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Underweight' to 'Equal-Weight'.
On July 29th, 2016, the company reported net income of $187 million, or $0.37 per share, for Q2 2016 as compared to net income of $345 million, or $0.68 per share, reported for Q2 2015. Operating earnings for both Q2 2016 and 2015 were $289 million, or $0.57 per share. Sign up for your complimentary report on PEG at:
Bethesda, Maryland-based TerraForm Power Inc.'s stock ended the day flat at $11.76 and with a total volume of 1.26 million shares traded. The Company's shares have gained 5.38% in the last month and 18.55% over the previous three months. The stock is trading 15.28% above its 50-day moving average and 11.71% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of TerraForm Power, which owns and operates solar and wind generation assets serving utility, commercial, and residential customers, have an RSI of 52.35.
On July 25th, 2016, TerraForm Power announced that its Board of Directors has adopted a Stockholder Protection Rights Agreement. Peter Blackmore, Chairman and Interim CEO of TerraForm Power, said, "The Rights Agreement was adopted in response to the potential sale of a significant equity stake in TerraForm Power by SunEdison and the announced accumulation of TerraForm Power Class A shares by entities affiliated with Brookfield Asset Management. The TerraForm Power Board of Directors believes it is in the best interests of all TerraForm Power stockholders for acquisition proposals for all or a portion of the TerraForm Power equity interests to be able to emerge in an environment free of a blocking position accumulated by possible bidders."
On July 28th, 2016, research firm Avondale downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Market Outperform' to 'Market Perform'. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on TERP at:
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