The utilities sector closed the day up 1%. Evergreen Energy Inc ( EEE) and American DG Energy Inc ( ADGE) were all decliners today within the utilities sector with China Hydroelectric ( CHC) being today's featured utilities loser. China Hydroelectric fell 7 cents (-4.1%) to $1.64 on light volume. Throughout the day, 8,325 shares of China Hydroelectric exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 19,500 shares. China Hydroelectric Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, ownership, development, and operation of hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China. The company sells electricity to the power grids. China Hydroelectric has a market cap of $86.9 million and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are down 77% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. TheStreet Ratings rates China Hydroelectric as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share.
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Guests include John Kuhns, author of "China Fortunes", Don Quigley, portfolio manager for the Artio Total Return Bond Fund and Richard Saperstein, Managing Director at Hightower Advisors