Public utilities sector stocks

XLU stock price: $66.35 -0.76% At close on Jul 28th, 2021

Public utilities sector definition

The utilities sector refers to a category of companies that provide basic amenities, such as water, sewage services, electricity, dams, and natural gas. Although utilities earn profits, they are part of the public service landscape and are therefore heavily regulated. Investors typically treat utilities as long-term holdings and use them to inject steady income in their portfolios.

Public utilities sector is composed of 21 companies.

Public utilities companies

Ameren Corporation (AEE)

Ameren Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a public utility holding company in the United States. It operates through four segments: Ameren Missouri, Ameren Illinois Electric Distribution, Ameren Illinois Natural Gas, and Ameren Transmission. The company engages in the rate-regulated electric generation, transmission, and distribution activities; and rate-regulated natural gas distribution and transmission businesses. It primarily generates electricity through coal, nuclear, and natural gas, as well as renewable sources, such as hydroelectric, wind, methane gas, and solar. The company serves residential, commercial, and industrial customers. The company was founded in 1881 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

  • Industry: Utilities—Regulated Electric
  • Market cap: $18,796.4 M
  • Avg. Volume: 1.0 M
  • 1M gains: +3.70 %
  • 3M gains: +2.10 %
  • 6M gains: +15.90 %

Public utilities sector performance

Public Utilities sector ETF closed on Wednesday at $66.35 after slightly moving a -0.76% and broke a streak of 4 sessions in positive.. On Tuesday broke out above its latest top at $66.34.

On Tuesday, the price broke out above the previous top at $66.34 on the downtrend started last April. Since then, the price action resulted in a 0.02% gain.

Public Utilities sector ETF performance
1 month+3.40 %
3 months+1.90 %
6 months+8.70 %

Public utilities sector industries

Utilities - Diversified
Utilities - Independent Power Producers
Utilities - Regulated Electric
Utilities - Regulated Gas
Utilities - Regulated Water
Utilities - Renewable
Utilities—Regulated Electric
Utilities—Regulated Gas