Two out of the three major indices are trading up today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 7 points (0.0%) at 17,806 as of Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, 11:55 AM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,737 issues advancing vs. 1,177 declining with 175 unchanged.

The Utilities sector currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%. On the negative front, top decliners within the sector include

Energy Company of Minas Gerais

(

CIG

), down 4.1%,

Huaneng Power International

(

HNP

), down 3.9%,

CPFL Energia

(

CPL

), down 3.3%,

ONEOK

(

OKE

), down 3.0% and

Western Gas Equity Partners

(

WGP

), down 2.0%. Top gainers within the sector include

American Water Works

(

AWK

), up 1.2%,

PG&E

(

PCG

), up 1.1%,

WEC Energy Group

(

WEC

), up 1.1%,

CMS Energy

(

CMS

), up 1.1% and

FirstEnergy

(

FE

), up 0.8%.

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

3.

Calpine

(

CPN

) is one of the companies pushing the Utilities sector lower today. As of noon trading, Calpine is down $0.39 (-2.6%) to $14.45 on light volume. Thus far, 543,724 shares of Calpine exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $14.44-$14.89 after having opened the day at $14.87 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $14.84.

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Calpine Corporation, a wholesale power generation company, owns and operates natural gas-fired and geothermal power plants in North America. It operates natural gas-fired combustion turbines and renewable geothermal conventional steam turbines. Calpine has a market cap of $5.3 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are down 32.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Calpine a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Calpine

as a

hold

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

Calpine Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

NRG Energy

(

NRG

) is down $0.39 (-3.2%) to $11.79 on light volume. Thus far, 1.3 million shares of NRG Energy exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $11.74-$12.23 after having opened the day at $12.18 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $12.18.

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NRG Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a power company. NRG Energy has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are down 54.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate NRG Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

NRG Energy

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full

NRG Energy Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

EQT

(

EQT

) is down $0.91 (-1.6%) to $57.28 on light volume. Thus far, 312,219 shares of EQT exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $57.20-$58.17 after having opened the day at $57.96 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $58.19.

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EQT Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a natural gas company in the United States. It operates in two segments, EQT Production and EQT Midstream. EQT has a market cap of $8.9 billion and is part of the energy industry. Shares are down 23.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate EQT a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

EQT

as a

hold

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

EQT 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

).