Why Investors Love These Electric Utilities' Stocks? - NextEra Energy, Edison Intl., Atlantic Power, and NRG Yield

Jun 06, 2016, 08:15 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, June 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Electric Utilities stocks continue to impress, which is why ActiveWallSt.com has selected four companies from this space for your assessment this morning: NextEra Energy Inc. (NYSE: NEE), Edison International (NYSE: EIX), Atlantic Power Corp. (NYSE: AT), and NRG Yield Inc. (NYSE: NYLD). Learn more about these stocks and access their free alerts by clicking below:


NextEra Energy Inc., through its subsidiaries, generates, transmits, and distributes electric energy in the U.S. and Canada. The stock finished last Friday's session 1.66% higher at $121.80. A total volume of 1.95 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.82 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 2.71% in the past month, 7.36% in the previous three months, and 18.99% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.85% and 14.47%, respectively. Additionally, shares of NextEra Energy have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 63.79. Sign up and get the alert on NEE at:


On Friday, shares in California-based Edison International ended the session 1.07% higher at $72.53. The Company generates electricity through hydroelectric, diesel, natural gas, nuclear, and photovoltaic sources. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.39 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 7.84% in the previous three months and 23.33% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 2.48% above its 50-day moving average and 14.10% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Edison International have an RSI of 61.08. The complimentary alert on EIX can be activated at:


Massachusetts headquartered owner and operator of a fleet of power generation assets in the U.S. and Canada, Atlantic Power Corp.'s stock saw a slight correction of 0.42%, closing the session at $2.35 and with a total volume of 199,171 shares traded. The Company's shares have gained 23.68% over the previous three months and 19.29% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 12.66% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Atlantic Power have an RSI of 44.19. Register for free on ActiveWallSt.com and access the latest strategies on AT at:


On Friday, shares in NRG Yield Inc. recorded a trading volume of 497,879 shares and ended the day 1.23% higher at $15.70. The stock has advanced 18.03% over the previous three months and 9.88% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 5.90% and 13.47%, respectively. Furthermore, NRG Yield's stock has an RSI of 61.35. The Company was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey. The complete trade setup on NYLD is available for free at:



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