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) pushed the Utilities sector lower today making it today's featured Utilities laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day down 1.1%. By the end of trading, Consolidated Edison fell $0.61 (-1.1%) to $57.07 on average volume. Throughout the day, 2,093,728 shares of Consolidated Edison exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,531,800 shares. The stock ranged in price between $57.07-$58.20 after having opened the day at $57.53 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $57.68. Other companies within the Utilities sector that declined today were:
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Consolidated Edison, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in regulated electric, gas, and steam delivery businesses. Consolidated Edison has a market cap of $16.9 billion and is part of the utilities industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 3.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Consolidated Edison a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.
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