NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The S&P 500 gained a solid 10.0% in the first quarter of 2013, but the Dow Utility Average outperformed with a gain of 12.2% as 14 of 15 components have buy ratings. In the second half of March, the S&P gained just 0.5% while utilities gained momentum and tacked on 2.7%.
Dow Utilities Outperform S&P 500 in First Quarter
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