StockCall.com Provides Stock Research on PPL Corp., PG&E Corp., Xcel Energy Inc., and Pepco Holdings Inc.
New York City, New York -- (April 29, 2013)
The utilities sector has been under pressure to meet new environmental regulations. The sector is also expected to see a significant increase in costs as companies increase their capital spending in order to improve their existing infrastructure. However, electric utilities are expected to continue to benefit from low natural gas prices. A sharp decline in natural gas prices has led several utilities to shift from coal to natural gas for power generation. Utilities sector ended marginally lower on Friday as the broad market struggled. Among the major movers in the sector were PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL), PG&E Corporation (NYSE: PCG), Xcel Energy Inc. (NYSE: XEL), and Pepco Holdings Inc. (NYSE: POM).StockCall has released full comprehensive research on PPL, PCG, XEL, and POM and these free technical analyses can be downloaded by signing up at
PPL Corporation’s shares edged higher on Friday even as the broad market ended on a mixed note. The stock rose to a 52-week high of $33.15 before finishing the day 0.61% higher at $33.03 on volume of 3.71 million, taking its gains in the last three trading sessions to over 1%. Shares of PPL have seen a series of highs over the last one month which is a bullish signal. The upbeat trend is further confirmed by the stock’s MACD chart. The company’s shares are currently trading well above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages.Free technical analysis on PPL available by signing up at
PG&E Corporation’s shares ended marginally higher in Friday’s session. The stock rose to a 52-week high of $48.18 before finishing the day 0.15% higher on volume of 2.28 million. PG&E’s shares have had an excellent run so far in 2013, climbing 20.60% as compared to a gain of 11.10% for the S&P 500. The stock is currently trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages which is a bullish signal. The positive trend is further confirmed by its MACD chart.Register today and access the free research on PCG at
Shares of Xcel Energy Inc. ended marginally lower in trading on Friday. The stock traded between $31.14 and $31.42 before finishing the day 0.32% lower at $31.22 on volume of 1.97 million. Despite the pullback, Xcel Energy’s shares are trading close to their 52-week high of $31.45. The stock has outperformed the S&P 500 so far in 2013, thus gaining nearly 18%. The company’s shares have seen a series of highs since the start of this year which is a bullish signal.The free report on XEL can be downloaded by signing up now at
Shares of Pepco Holdings Inc. touched a 52-week high of $22.34 in Friday’s trading session. The stock ended the day 0.14% higher at $22.18 on volume of 1.77 million, taking its gains in the last three sessions to over 1.30%. Year-to-date, Pepco Holdings’ shares have gained nearly 14.60%, outperforming the S&P 500. The sock broke through $22 resistance level last week, which is a bullish signal. The positive trend is further confirmed by recent volume activity, and the stock’s MACD chart. Shares of POM are currently trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages.Free report on POM can be accessed by registering at
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