The utilities sector closed the day up 1.7%. Were all decliners today within the utilities sector with Active Power Inc ( ACPW) being today's featured utilities loser. Active Power Inc fell 2 cents (-1.7%) to $1.19 on light volume. Throughout the day, 156,681 shares of Active Power Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 582,400 shares. Active Power, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets critical power quality solutions. Active Power Inc has a market cap of $95.4 million and is part of the utilities industry. Shares are down 52.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. TheStreet Ratings rates Active as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself.