The utilities sector closed the day up 2.4%. China Hydroelectric ( CHC) were all decliners today within the utilities sector with Beacon Power ( BCON) being today's featured utilities loser. Beacon Power fell 4 cents (-10.5%) to 34 cents on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 539,408 shares of Beacon Power exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 253,500 shares. Beacon Power Corporation, a development stage company, engages in the development and commercialization of flywheel energy storage systems to supply frequency regulation services to the electricity grid in North America. Beacon Power has a market cap of $11 million and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are unchanged year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. TheStreet Ratings rates Beacon as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally weak debt management, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.