All three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

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) trading up 68 points (0.4%) at 17,319 as of Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,948 issues advancing vs. 970 declining with 162 unchanged.

The Utilities sector currently sits up 1.0% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.4%. A company within the sector that fell today was

SolarCity

(

SCTY

), up 5.1%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the sector lower today:

3.

Huaneng Power International

(

HNP

) is one of the companies pushing the Utilities sector lower today. As of noon trading, Huaneng Power International is down $0.29 (-0.8%) to $34.29 on light volume. Thus far, 15,627 shares of Huaneng Power International exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 66,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $34.22-$34.67 after having opened the day at $34.67 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $34.58.

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Huaneng Power International, Inc., an independent power producer, generates and sells electricity and heat to the regional or provincial grid companies in the People's Republic of China and Singapore. Huaneng Power International has a market cap of $12.5 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are down 36.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Huaneng Power International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Huaneng Power International

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Huaneng Power International Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Enersis

(

ENI

) is down $0.20 (-1.6%) to $12.32 on light volume. Thus far, 287,309 shares of Enersis exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 957,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $12.26-$12.54 after having opened the day at $12.54 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $12.52.

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Enersis S.A., an electric utility company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity in Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, and Peru. It generates electricity from hydroelectric, thermal, and wind power plants. Enersis has a market cap of $12.3 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are down 21.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Enersis a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Enersis

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full

Enersis Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

SCANA

(

SCG

) is down $0.49 (-0.8%) to $59.73 on light volume. Thus far, 265,206 shares of SCANA exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 937,100 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $59.26-$60.35 after having opened the day at $60.30 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $60.22.

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SCANA Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity to retail and wholesale customers in South Carolina. It owns nuclear, coal, hydro, natural gas and oil, and biomass generating facilities. SCANA has a market cap of $8.6 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are down 0.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate SCANA a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

SCANA

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

SCANA Ratings Report

now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the utilities sector could consider

Utilities Select Sector SPDR

(

XLU

) while those bearish on the utilities sector could consider

ProShares UltraShort Utilities

(

SDP

).